Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 2

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Sami Khedira gave Juventus another win, as the Bianconeri find their second in a row. With them, top of the league with six points are also Sassuolo and the two Genoese clubs, Sampdoria and Genoa. Inter were unable to find their first victory, as Palermo snatched a point at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, whilst Torino and Fiorentina got their first three More...

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By Liam Stewart On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Serie A Winners and Losers – Week 2: Milik impresses whilst Roma and AC Milan self-destruct

  Round two of Serie A was action packed which even the most avid calcio fan would have found hard to predict. Here at Forza Italian Football, we bring you the weekend’s winners and losers. Do you agree? More...

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Serie A 2016/17 – Week 2 Roundup: Goals continue to rain in Italy while Roma implode again

Round two of Serie A action proved just as action-packed as the opening gameweek, with the latest action equalling the 3.2 goals per game average set last week. Reigning Scudetto holders Juventus got the week’s More...

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Serie A reliant on a rule change to escape Champions League purgatory

Italian sides’ repeated failings at the Champions League playoff stage looks set to end after UEFA gifts Serie A with four slots from 2018. Roma’s 3-0 home capitulation to Porto featuring two red cards was More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Serie A to have four automatic Champions League places in 2018

UEFA have agreed to change the Champions League qualification system in order to allay fears of a breakaway super league led by the European Club Association. The top four European leagues will see four of their More...

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By Conor Clancy On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Podcast: Higuain heroics and a Donna-rumma to die for

With the 2016-17 Serie A season getting underway last weekend, the Forza Italian Football Podcast is back for the second consecutive week. Host Connall Shaw makes his return after Drew Farmer opened the campaign More...

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By Anthony Zacchino On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Goals of the Week – Round 1

After the first week of Serie A action, several teams have already shone with both teamwork as well as individual moments of brilliance. Here are the top five goals from the opening round of the 2016-17 season.  More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in Round One

  It’s been a busy summer full of astounding transfers, dramatic exits, and new beginnings. Paul Pogba, Gonzalo Higuain, Roberto Mancini, Silvio Berlusconi, and Mauro Icardi are just some of the names to More...

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By Anthony Zacchino On Friday, August 19th, 2016

VIDEO: 2016-17 Serie A Promo

As the first kick-off of the 2016-17 Serie A season is just one day away, get ready with this promo from Sky Sport Italia.  More...

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By Conor Clancy On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Podcast: Guess who’s back!

It has been a long time coming, but the Forza Italian Football podcast has finally returned to the airwaves. After months of waiting patiently, everyone at FIF would like to thank you all for your regular messages, More...