Republic of Ireland await as O’Neill considers final 23-man squad

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As EURO 2016 draws ever closer, we have continued to link up with to bring you the view from Italy’s group opponents, Ireland, ahead of their final squad announcement on Tuesday evening There is no good way of telling a player who thinks he is going to a major tournament that he isn’t going to a major tournament. Alan McLoughlin More...

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By Kevin Pogorzelski On Monday, May 30th, 2016

1984 European Cup Final: 32 years of Roma heartbreak

On 30 May 1984, Roma faced Liverpool in a tense European Cup final. Kev Pogorzelski looks back over the clash at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. 32 years ago Roma embarked on a European Cup campaign which would culminate More...

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By Marco Jackson On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

2003 Champions League Final: Italy’s one nation showpiece

On 28 May 2003, Juventus faced AC Milan in a tight Champions League final. Marco Jackson takes looks back over the match at Old Trafford in Manchester. They say that the best things come to those who wait and, More...

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By Liam Stewart On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Serie A 2015-16 Review: Top Five Defenders

Long regarded as the home of world class defending, Serie A has come in for criticism recently for a perceived lack of quality at the back. Other than the odd comical moment, Italian football showed once again More...

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By Liam Stewart On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Serie A 2015-16 Review: Top Five Strikers

For years Italian football built its reputation on solid defending and a pragmatism that may not always have been pleasing on the eye but was brutally effective. But as any avid Calcio fan can tell you this perception More...

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By Craig Vickers On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Italian talent abroad: Marco Verratti

‘The one that got away’ is the tag commonly attached to a certain pint-sized Italian plying his trade in the French capital. Marco Verratti is, when fully fit, the Azzurri‘s most accomplished player More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Serie A 2015-16 Review: Top Five Goals

From the brilliantly-worked team goals to the impossible solo efforts, Serie A has given us a feast of jaw-dropping moments whereby the ball has hit the back of the net. We have seen the league’s More...

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By Conor Clancy On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Serie A 2015/16: Team of the Season – Editors’ Choice

Before becoming too immersed in the upcoming 2016 European Championship, our team of editors got together to discuss who earned their place in our Team of the Season. As the curtain closes on another exciting Serie More...

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By Nicholas Carroll On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Serie A 2015-16: Season Review

As Juventus clinched a fifth successive Scudetto, the complete story of this Serie A campaign is a little more complex than that, with a number of teams taking turns at the top of the table August – December More...

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By Emanuele Costa On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Worst Five signings of the Serie A season

During this season, a few teams have tried to challenge Juventus’ domestic domination by adding important signings to their squads. All of the teams from the middle and lower echelons of the league table More...