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

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 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...

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By Anthony Zacchino On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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 Liam Stewart On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Serie A Winners and Losers – Week 1: Donnarumma saves AC Milan blushes whilst Inter flounder

Round one of Serie A was action packed with some brilliant performances and major surprises, which even the most avid calcio fan would have found hard to predict. Here at Forza Italian Football, we bring you the More...

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By Conor Clancy On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

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...