Flying the Fiorentina nest: Montella promised to greater things

Vincenzo Montella, Fiorentina

With their Europa League victory over Tottenham Hotspur, La Viola beat considerable odds to join four other Italian qualifiers in the Round of 16; something their coach deserves much credit for. In truth, it was a both a bigger and smaller surprise than it might have been. Bigger, because the Viola entered the game with a three-man forward line that More...

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By Drew Farmer On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Football, spilt milk and fraud: Parma history repeats itself

They say, “those who don’t learn from history are destined to repeat it.” That could never be truer as Parma have now suffered their third financial meltdown in the club’s long history. More...

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By Adriano Boin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Watch Lego Pro LIVE on Forza Italian Football This Friday

Forza Italian Football are proud to present live Lega Pro action in conjunction with this Friday as Italy’s third division continues in its inaugural format. The first match will see Real Vicenza More...

Fabio Quagliarella Torino
By Ogo Sylla On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Bull-dosing Europe: Torino show Serie A the way

It was a real footballing lesson from the Granata on Thursday night, and perhaps one Italian football would best heed when it comes to the Europa League. “Dragostea Din Tei” (aka “Numa Numa“) More...

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By Vito Doria On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Roadmap to victory: Five things Inter must do to beat Celtic

In the rematch of the 1967 European Cup Final, the Nerazzurri drew 3–3 against the Scottish giants in the UEFA Europa League first leg, last week at Celtic Park. Inter led twice in Glasgow, but Swedish striker More...

Alvaro Morata Juventus
By Scott Orkney On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Max Jackpot: Juventus’ winning ante

In a bold gamble, the Bianconeri coach drew a winning hand in shuffling his forward line ahead of their Round of 16 tie; a wager that was handily rewarded by his young Spanish striker. “Don’t let yourselves More...

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By Luca Gunby On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Which Borussia Dortmund will turn up against Juventus?

Juventus take on Borussia Dortmund in Turin on Tuesday evening in the first-leg of their Champions League’s Round of 16 tie, but can the Bianconeri make it past this German opponent after failing against Bayern More...

By Drew Farmer On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Familiarity breeds contempt: Juventus’ 17-year-old German pain

On May 28, 1997, the Bianconeri were stunned by Germany’s Borussia Dortmund 3–1 in front of 59,000 fans. Playing in their second consecutive UEFA Champions League Final, the 1997 edition was to be Juventus’ More...

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By Marco Credentino On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Only as strong as the weakest link: Juventus’ Champions League handicap

Despite being by far the strongest team on the peninsula in recent years, the Bianconeri have often underwhelmed in Europe’s top competition. It was no different for Juventus this year in the UEFA Champions League, More...

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By Marco Jackson On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Watch Lega Pro LIVE on Forza Italian Football EVERY WEEK

Forza Italian Football have struck a partnership with will be broadcasting live Lega Pro games for the rest of the season, beginning with full coverage of the mouth-watering meeting between Lecce and More...



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