Altafini’s masterclass destroys Bianconeri challenge in 1961


When AC Milan face Juventus this weekend, they will go into the game as underdogs. It is an unusual position for the Rossoneri to be in, yet carries some historical precedent. Matches between these two sides are peculiar; they have often been battles for national, or even continental, supremacy but seldom carry the needle or animosity of other teams’ More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 8

Juventus continue to march at the top as Napoli fell at home to Roma, who climb to second alongside AC Milan. Inter were caught in the Mauro Icardi affair and lost at home to Cagliari, whilst Fiorentina, Lazio More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, October 14th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Eight

Serie A had a week off last weekend in preparation for the international break, during which Italy drew 1-1 with Spain before narrowly beating Macedonia 3-1 in their World Cup qualifiers. All players must now return More...

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By Vito Doria On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

International injuries to Montolivo and Milik have silver lining for AC Milan and Napoli

Riccardo Montolivo and Arkadiusz Milik suffered knee injuries while on international duty but their respective clubs can still see an upside despite the absences. Injuries to key players can have an overall effect More...

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By Kaustubh Pandey On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

AC Milan appoint new sporting director

After their sale to a Chinese consortium, Serie A giants AC Milan have appointed Massimiliano Mirabelli as their new sporting director. Formerly a scouting head at rivals Inter, Mirabelli is one of the new faces More...

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By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Podcast: Riccardo Montolivo: Captain, Coach, Legend

Connall Shaw takes back his seat at the helm of the Forza Italian Football Podcast this week, which had been kept warm by our Editor-in-Chief Conor Clancy over the past two weeks. Joining him for his return is Nicholas More...

By Liam Stewart On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Round 7 Winners and Losers – AC Milan fightback while Napoli stutter in Bergamo

Round four of the 2016-17 Serie A season saw the first major derby of the season, while the other nine fixtures included plenty of goals and quality play. We at Forza Italian Football bring you a round up of each More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 7

The gap between Juventus and Napoli widened at the top of Serie A, as the Bianconeri won in Empoli and the Partenopei lost to Atalanta. Behind them, AC Milan snatched a crazy 4-3 victory over Sassuolo, whilst Inter More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Seven

After yet another wide range of results for Italian representatives in Europe, this weekend’s Serie A action will be a case of redemption for some and capitalising on good form for others. Inter‘s Europa More...

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By Kevin Pogorzelski On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Shevchenko: The AC Milan legend at 40

As AC Milan continue attempts to haul themselves back to their glory days, one of the greatest players in the club’s history, Andriy Shevchenko, turns 40 today. Unlike the Rossoneri, though, the Ukrainian More...