Where does Francesco Totti stand in the Pantheon of Italian football?

Totti - Roma

As Francesco Totti leads yet another Roma side to victory after victory, chipping in with three goals and six assists in seven games this season at the age of 37, his place in Italian football history is starting to solidify. Just as it is impossible rank Lionel Messi among football’s greatest (although many have declared that the 25-year-old More...

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By Sam Lewis On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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AC Milan’s season could be over before it has even begun

The first game of the new Serie A season brought the new Serie A season’s first shock result of the season, Andrea Mandorini’s well-organised Hellas Verona pulling off the surprise win against AC Milan, More...

By Sam Lewis On Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Juventus leaving the rest of Serie A behind with summer additions

First it was Andrea Pirlo, Paul Pogba, Arturo Vidal, now it’s Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez and maybe even Angelo Ogbonna and Stevan Jovetic. First Juventus moved past their Serie A rivals, now they’re More...

By Sam Lewis On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Italy and its new Spanish nemesis – adaptability is the key

Two finals, two teams, two consecutive years. But for Spain and Italy, it is the same story. For the second time in two years Italy made it to an international final – a feat worth celebrating – but More...

By Sam Lewis On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Is Berlusconi Bonkers or will he rescue AC Milan once again?

On paper, it seems ludicrous. AC Milan’s Max Allegri is on the verge of being sacked by Silvio Berlusconi – and if you believe Italian TV’s Aldo Biscardi – it’s only a matter of time. More...

By Sam Lewis On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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Should Juventus and Zlatan Ibrahimovic get back together?

“I’m honoured by the interest of a club such as Juventus” – Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Sound familiar? That’s because Zlatan has said these words before, nine years ago when the enigmatic More...

By Sam Lewis On Friday, April 19th, 2013
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Andrea Stramaccioni: Is Inter’s young coach bad or simply unlucky?

Hailed as the “New Mourinho” by fans following his thrilling victory over Juventus, Andrea Stramaccioni’s name was thrust to the fore of optimistic discussion about Inter as title challengers with More...

By Sam Lewis On Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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Brazil comeback gives Italy reason to dream of World Cup glory

It was a friendly like no other, a re-affirmation that if you assemble a bunch of professional athletes together that want to win then it doesn’t really matter if they don’t have anything to play for. Italy More...

By Sam Lewis On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Serie A and the distant 4th Champions League spot

A decade ago, at a damp Old Trafford, AC Milan beat Juventus on penalties to lift the Champions League trophy for the 6th time in the Rossoneri’s history, re-conforming the Italian side’s extraordinary More...

By Sam Lewis On Friday, March 15th, 2013
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Five players who deserve to be at a bigger club

Every year players leave clubs for new pastures, every transfer window features footballers eager to prove themselves at a club they believe will herald further success. Forza Italian Football have put together More...

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