Serie A 2015-16: Team Of The Week – Round 7

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Round seven of Serie A action was played out over the weekend and provided us with some thrilling action. League leaders Fiorentina increased their lead at the top with a 3-0 defeat of Atalanta, while Inter dropped points as they drew against Sampdoria. Saturday’s matches saw Carpi claim their first ever Serie A win, as they surprisingly beat More...

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By Riccardo Ronchi On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Legend of Calcio: Careca

The story of Careca, a phenomenal goalscorer, who together with Diego Maradona, led Napoli to the top of the Serie A Antonio de Oliveira Filho, better known as Careca, was the Brazilian forward of his generation. More...

By Liam Stewart On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Winners and Losers Of The Week: Carpi secure an historic achievement while AC Milan struggle

The seventh week of Serie A was goal-filled, with some brilliant performances and major surprises which even the most avid Serie A fan would have found hard to predict. Here at Forza Italian Football, we bring you More...

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By Marco Jackson On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Bologna at 106: In touch with the past, but looking to the future

Bologna Football Club was formed on October 3rd 1909, Marco Jackson takes a look at the history of one of Serie A’s founding members and their pre-Serie A success. Formed on October 3 1909, Bologna are More...

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By Ryan Wrenn On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Mancini’s tactical blunder against Fiorentina a concern for Inter

Ahead of the seventh round of Serie A fixtures, Ryan Wrenn reflects on Fiorentina’s battle with Inter from the previous round of games, with a focus on how the Viola were so tactically superior. Fiorentina More...

By Luca Gunby On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Hellas Verona v Chievo: A history of the Derby della Scala

Hellas Verona fans in the Curva Sud. The Derby della Scala between Chievo and Hellas Verona is one of the Serie A’s youngest and least prestigious rivalries, but this doesn’t detract from its local importance. The More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Why AC Milan’s Balotelli wears 45… And other interesting shirt number facts

Long gone are the days when a football team trotted out onto a field sporting shirt numbers from one to eleven.  In fact some of our younger readers may not even know that such days even existed! For some time More...

By Jack Portley On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Inter Club Focus: Back to reality, or just a blip?

Inter crashed back to reality on Sunday evening by being knocked off the Serie A table by their opponents Fiorentina, who thrashed them 4-1. It was a disastrous match for the Nerazzurri who were 3-0 down within More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Juventus Club Focus: The league title is not so easy anymore

A couple of weeks ago, we spoke of Juventus’ league campaign this season compared to their European adventures. It was mentioned that Massimiliano Allegri was possibly prioritising the Champions League over Serie More...

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By Mike Lazar On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Lazio Club Focus: Risen from the Ashes

From being torn apart on Napoli’s operating table to a public shaming by their own fans, has there been a more resilient side than the now fifth placed Lazio? Recovery for Stefano Pioli’s side has indeed More...



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