Great Calcio Sides: AC Milan 2003-08

Two Champions League titles, a near unbeaten run to the 2003-4 Scudetto and that infamous loss to Liverpool in the 2005 European Cup Final, the AC Milan side under Carlo Ancelotti through the middle part of the “noughties” was one of the most memorable and respected of that decade, and adored by Milan’s tifosi. Built around a seemingly More...

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By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Great Calcio Sides: Juventus 2000-06

The turn of the century was not a great one for Juventus. Despite having a great team at his disposal, Carlo Ancelotti was unable to bring any kind of trophy home during his two years on the sidelines of the Old More...

By Padraig Whelan On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Great Calcio Sides: Perugia 1978-79

Usually when a side finishes a season unbeaten, it is simply the icing on the cake of the inevitable Scudetto triumph that accompanies such a magnificent achievement. Yet while Juventus have yet to lose a game this More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Friday, January 20th, 2012
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Great Calcio Sides: AC Milan 1961-69

AC Milan’s great team of the 60s can be put down to the tactics and knowledge of one man, Nereo Rocco. Under his management, the Rossoneri won two European Cups, two Scudetti, two Cup Winners’ Cups, More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Sunday, December 18th, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides: Sampdoria 1988-92

Although fans of Sampdoria may not be having the best of times at the moment, with their team languishing in Serie B, they will never forget the achievements of their side during the late 1980’s and early More...

By Padraig Whelan On Sunday, December 11th, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides: Pro Vercelli 1907-1922

The story of Pro Vercelli is one of the most amazing and inspiring stories in the history of calcio. Its story pitted the football club of the small, sleepy town of Vercelli in the north of Italy (between the footballing More...

By Sam Lewis On Saturday, November 5th, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides: Juventus 1994-1999

In 1994, AC Milan, led by “Don” Fabio Capello have just won the European Cup, beating Johann Cruyff’s Barcelona 4-0 in the final, having already won the Scudetto that year, re-confirming their More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Friday, September 16th, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides: Roma 2000/01

The dawn of a new century ushered in the final season of channel four’s much loved coverage of Serie A, a talented AS Roma side book marked England’s love affair with Italy by capturing their first Scudetto More...

By Padraig Whelan On Friday, August 26th, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides – Italy of the 30s

The Italian national side has always had a proud tradition of being one of the strongest when it comes to contesting honours on the big stage and the teams of the 1930s under the astute guidance of Vittorio Pozzo More...

By Sam Lewis On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
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Great Calcio Sides: Lazio of the 90’s

Powered by the financial muscle of Sergio Cragnotti after his arrival in 1992, Lazio consistently broke the world record record transfer fee in the mid 90’s in search of success. Hernan Crespo, Juan Sebastian More...

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