What AC Milan fans can expect from Gianluca Lapadula?


The 26-year-old striker has admitted to some low points in his career, largely based around promises made to him by coaches and clubs that weren’t kept, but at AC Milan he is hoping his suffering has come to an end. Born to an Italian father and Peruvian mother in the city of Turin, young Gianluca shared a passion for football with his brother; More...

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By Conor Clancy On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus: An unnecessary evil for Serie A

As Juventus look set to sign last season’s capocannoniere, Conor Clancy ponders whether or not the move, despite its obvious pros, makes sense given its complete cost On Sunday, May 14, 2016, Gonzalo Higuain More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Ravel Morrison – What has happened to him?

Drawing comparisons to England legend Paul Gascoigne for his off-the-field antics and taking the plunge into Serie A, the precocious talent that is Ravel Morrison has disappeared into obscurity in the Italian capital. Having More...

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By Marco Jackson On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Is Serie A benefiting from the Premier League’s wealth?

As English Premier League clubs continue to dominate the game in monetary terms, Marco Jackson takes a look at the knock-on effect of their wealth on Serie A. The amount of money that is present in the coffers More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Friday, July 1st, 2016

Italy at Euro 2016: Upsetting the narrative

Italy have been something of a surprise at EURO 2016 by topping the group and deservedly dispatching two-time reigning champions Spain in the round of 16. Chelsea fans already seem enraptured with Antonio Conte More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Alberto Paloschi: Another fresh start with Atalanta for an exciting striker

Football players have been known to go through rocky periods in their careers. One fantastic season could be followed by one at rock bottom, have a contrasting effect on prospects of playing for bigger and better More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Fiorentina – How They Have Lost Their Way

They were grabbing the headlines with their punchy, uncompromising attacking football, but now the opinions of Fiorentina fans revert back to uncertainty; with the club’s running being called into question More...

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By Marco Jackson On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Italy 2016: Serie A’s lucky escape

With the tournament in full flown in France, Marco Jackson looks at why Italy missing out on hosting the 2016 European Championship could have been a blessing in disguise. There are a multitude of advantages to More...

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By Marco Jackson On Monday, June 13th, 2016

The Azzurri’s Sad Lexicon – 131 years of defence

Marco Jackson believes the Juventus foursome of Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chellini will be crucial if Antonio Conte’s Italy squad are to challenge at Euro 2016. “These More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Euro 2016 preview: Belgium vs. Italy

It’s a fixture that, on face value alone, promises to be a cracker. The Azzurri open their Euro 2016 campaign against Belgium.  The Stade de Lyon will host arguably the most anticipated of the opening fixtures More...