Italy v Spain – If at first you don’t succeed…

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Until the recent past, the chief footballing difference between Italy and Spain’s footballing histories came in the form of their international sides, and the success, or lack of it they enjoyed. Both countries had seen their club sides rule the roost in European football, with Spain dominating the 1950s, Italy the 1960s and 1980s, and Spain the More...

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Top 10 Serie A Captains of All-Time

Throughout the history of Italian football, there have been many great players and great teams. Naturally great teams also have great leaders. Forzaitalianfootball.com has compiled a list of the best 10 captains More...

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1992-93: A Season Review As Rossoneri Dominate Among The Goalfests

Fabio Capello guided AC Milan to a 13th Scudetto as the back-pass rule was introduced for the 1992-93 campaign, Vito Doria looks back at one of Serie A’s most entertaining seasons. After FIFA introduced the More...

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Despite starting under the cloud of a match-fixing scandal, the 1986-87 campaign became one of the most interesting and memorable Serie A seasons. It is perhaps best remembered for the dominant display from Napoli More...

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By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Legend of Calcio: Silvio Piola

Silvio Piola was one of the definitive pre-war Serie A and Italy masterminds, a goal scorer of such grandeur that the records he set are not likely to be broken. Ever. Piola was a mix between a Paolo Rossi-type More...

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Legend of Calcio: Alessandro Del Piero

As Alessandro Del Piero celebrates his 41st birthday, Vito Doria looks back on the great career of the former Juventus and Italy star. Alessandro Del Piero was born on November 9, 1974, in Conegliano, which is More...