The Mysterious Case Of Zamparini’s Missing Trigger Finger

Gattuso Zamparini - Palermo

Six games into the season, Giuseppe Iachini still sits on the bench at Palermo. As a man who was brought in with the intention of leading the Rosanero back from Serie B he has clearly bought himself a little time in the top flight. Yet without a win in their first six games, Maurizio Zamparini has shown admirable restraint by his own standards in letting More...

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Filip Djordjevic Lazio
By Ahmed Assem On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Lethal Djordjevic revives Lazio legacy

Following two seasons with an obvious shortage of goals, Filip Djordjevic looks to have solved Lazio’s problems up front. While the sturdy defence and the famous Coppa Italia triumph over arch-rivals Roma may More...

Fernando Torres AC Milan
By Conor Clancy On Friday, October 17th, 2014

AC Milan forecast for no El Nino

There is a theory which suggests that when a team loses their star player, they inexplicably exceed expectations and perform to a higher standard. American readers may be more familiar with this concept known as More...

babacar - fiorentina
By Ahmed Assem On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Khouma Babacar: Fiorentina’s purple patch-up

Senegalese striker Khouma Babacar has had a fantastic start to the 2014/15 Serie A season, making up for Fiorentina’s subpar summer transfer window. When Daniele Prade finalised the signings of both Giuseppe More...

AC Milan v Parma - Honda
By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

AC Milan finally finds a new saviour — Keisuke Honda

After a less than impressive first season in Serie A with AC Milan, Japanese international Keisuke Honda has finally hit a rich vein of form. The 28 year-old was brought into the club on a free transfer in January More...

Diego Perotti Genoa
By Kevin Pogorzelski On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Genoa armed with secret Serie A picklock

When Sampdoria defeated Genoa in the Derby della Lanterna on September 28th, there was something remarkably familiar about the outcome given that the two sides had played out a near identical hard-fought match just More...

Alessandro Florenzi Italy
By Vito Doria On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Florenzi flow disrupted in Conte’s Italy

Alessandro Florenzi has struggled to perform Antonio Conte’s Italy side since he became one of the Italian coach’s go-to man, starting in all of the Euro 2016 qualifiers. Although the Roma midfielder has More...

Pelle Italy
By Padraig Whelan On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Pelle’s Dream Italy Debut

All smiles and looking relaxed, Graziano Pelle seems to have already made up for lost time now that his 29-year journey from a sleepy town in Lecce to the Italian national side has reached its destination. On Monday More...

Antonio Cassano & Gianluigi Buffon Italy
By Enzo Misuraca On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Terrible team mates: When friends become Serie A foes

Passion and desire, or ‘grinta’ as it can loosely be translated in Italian, is an essential mental aspect for any successful footballer. Sometimes this passion can boil over as players snap and a brawl More...

Andrea Pirlo Italy
By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Italy must cut ties with il Maestro

Every team wants to see their best players in the starting-eleven. However, after 112 appearances for his country and an association that has lasted 12 years, Andrea Pirlo is slowly being edged out of the Italy More...



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