Serie A Summer Transfer Deadline Day 2016/17: All the transfers

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After a summer that saw big money moves for Gonzalo Higuain and Paul Pogba, transfer deadline day promised to be an eventful night in Italy. It did not disappoint, with several notable moves between Serie A sides taking place, while Juventus and Torino grabbed the headlines as the former completed a much-wanted return while the latter sealed a surprise More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Inter sign Brazilian youngster after extensive transfer speculation

After he was linked with plenty of clubs across the summer, Brazilian starlet Gabriel Barbosa has completed a move to Serie A side Inter. Dubbed the next Neymar, and also christened with the nickname ‘Gabigol’, More...

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By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Podcast: Hart to Hart

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 More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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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 More...

By Liam Stewart On Monday, August 29th, 2016

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

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...

By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016

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 Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Serie A to have four automatic Champions League places in 2018

UEFA have agreed to change the Champions League qualification system in order to allay fears of a breakaway super league led by the European Club Association. The top four European leagues will see four of their More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 26th, 2016

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

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...