Podcast: There’s only one Van Gogh, and nobody like Totti

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For a second consecutive week, our Editor-in-Chief Conor Clancy assumed responsibility as host in the latest Forza Italian Football Podcast. Joined by Luca Gunby and Nicholas Carroll, the guys discussed all things calcio, starting with the evergreen King of Rome, Francesco Totti. After spending time waxing lyrical about the recently turned 40-year-old, More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Goals Of The Week – Round 6

After a round of Serie A action that was filled with excellent goalkeeping saves and terrible defensive errors, it was quite difficult to find five goals good enough to make this Top Five. Round six saw 21 goals More...

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By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 6

Round six of action saw Inter and AC Milan slowed down as Juventus and Napoli keep up their good run and maintain the top two positions in Serie A. Roma lost to Torino and stay in mediocrity, whilst Lazio won again More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Six

Last weekend’s results compared with the midweek action in Serie A could not draw two more separate conclusions regarding the top of the table. Five days ago, Napoli were in a solid position at the top of More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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The recent Eastern European obsession of Serie A

Serie A has traditionally looked to South America as a breeding ground for talent but with all of Europe now alert to the potential there, many Italian clubs have a logical fondness for the Eastern European leagues. Italian More...

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By Conor Clancy On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Podcast: Winning with Marco Borriello

In the absence of usual host Connall Shaw on this week’s Forza Italian Football Podcast, our Editor-in-Chief Conor Clancy stepped into his seat to bring you the guys’ latest musings on calcio. After More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Serie A could be reduced to 18 teams

FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio has revealed that Serie A could be reduced from 20 teams to 18 in the near future in a bid to be more competitive. Juventus are the current Scudetto holders and are chasing their sixth-straight More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 4

Napoli are now top of the league in Serie A, after beating Bologna with Juventus falling at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza against Inter. The Nerazzurri found in Mauro Icardi a great leader, with AC Milan winning thanks More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Four

Over the past few days there have been plenty of European ties to keep us entertained, and they will no doubt have an impact on this weekend’s Serie A action. Sassuolo got their first ever European campaign More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Second Generation Players in Italy

With the amount of hype and expectation that comes from being the offspring of a legendary footballer, second generation professionals find it hard to escape comparisons with their fathers. Here are five second More...