Podcast: Hart to Hart

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Host Connall Shaw is joined by Nicholas Carroll for a second week running alongside Vieri Capretta, who makes his return to the show on the back of Fiorentina’s 90th anniversary. The Viola celebrated their birthday in fine style on Sunday evening as they defeated Chievo 1-0 thanks to new-boy Carlos Sanchez, a player whom Vieri highlights as one of More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 2

Sami Khedira gave Juventus another win, as the Bianconeri find their second in a row. With them, top of the league with six points are also Sassuolo and the two Genoese clubs, Sampdoria and Genoa. Inter were unable More...

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By Liam Stewart On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Serie A Winners and Losers – Week 2: Milik impresses whilst Roma and AC Milan self-destruct

  Round two of Serie A was action packed which even the most avid calcio fan would have found hard to predict. Here at Forza Italian Football, we bring you the weekend’s winners and losers. Do you agree? More...

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By Conor Clancy On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Serie A 2016/17 – Week 2 Roundup: Goals continue to rain in Italy while Roma implode again

Round two of Serie A action proved just as action-packed as the opening gameweek, with the latest action equalling the 3.2 goals per game average set last week. Reigning Scudetto holders Juventus got the week’s More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Serie A reliant on a rule change to escape Champions League purgatory

Italian sides’ repeated failings at the Champions League playoff stage looks set to end after UEFA gifts Serie A with four slots from 2018. Roma’s 3-0 home capitulation to Porto featuring two red cards was More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in Round Two

Last week saw notable results for Pescara and Chievo, as the former claimed a draw against Napoli while the Flying Donkeys beat Inter . The second round of Serie A action this season has therefore become a whole More...

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By Conor Clancy On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Podcast: Higuain heroics and a Donna-rumma to die for

With the 2016-17 Serie A season getting underway last weekend, the Forza Italian Football Podcast is back for the second consecutive week. Host Connall Shaw makes his return after Drew Farmer opened the campaign More...

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By Conor Clancy On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Serie A 2016/17 – Week 1 Roundup: Goals galore in Italy as Higuain gets off the mark

Disproving widespread preconceptions that football in Italy is still a defensive game, top flight action got back underway on the peninsula with 3.2 goals per game. The 2016-17 Serie A season got underway with More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 1

Juventus started the new season as they finished the old one, with a win, but this time, it was thanks to a new face: that of Gonzalo Higuain. Roma started on a high as well, whilst Napoli were held to a draw by More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in Round One

  It’s been a busy summer full of astounding transfers, dramatic exits, and new beginnings. Paul Pogba, Gonzalo Higuain, Roberto Mancini, Silvio Berlusconi, and Mauro Icardi are just some of the names to More...