Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 2

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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 to find their first victory, as Palermo snatched a point at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, whilst Torino and Fiorentina got their first three 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 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 Anthony Zacchino On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Goals of the Week – Round 1

After the first week of Serie A action, several teams have already shone with both teamwork as well as individual moments of brilliance. Here are the top five goals from the opening round of the 2016-17 season.  More...

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By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Bologna, Torino and the drugs ban that never was

When Bologna and Torino face off on Sunday, neither side will do so with realistic hopes of winning Serie A, yet they will be completing a fixture that more than 50 years ago ensured one of the most dramatic climaxes 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...

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By Kevin Pogorzelski On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Season Preview: Serie A 2016-17

With €155 million already spent this summer and another Serie A title in their sights, opposition fans will be praying for anything to stop the Old Lady of Juventus dominating another 12 months of domestic competition. Whether More...