Podcast: Zappy Zeman makes Delfini Zazzy

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining him as ever. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. We look ahead to Juventus’ Champions League tie with Porto, before turning our attention to the domestic action, which saw Zdenek Zeman make an emphatic return More...

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By Nicholas Carroll On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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UEFA Champions League preview – Porto vs Juventus

Ahead of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie, Porto and Juventus are in strong domestic form and have both registered wins in their last six respective matches. The Bianconeri will start More...

By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Zemanlandia: The story of Zdenek Zeman

Zdenek Zeman, a man that forged the past 25 years in Italian football like very few others, is back on the bench at Pescara. Zemanlandia has defined a way of being, a romance in Serie A and Italian football generally. More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Higuain admits to having unlikely hero

Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain has revealed that he counts the colourful Antonio Cassano among his footballing inspirations. When he was breaking through as a teenager at Real Madrid, the Italian was part of the More...

By Kevin Pogorzelski On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Faouzi Ghoulam’s silent ascent to the top of the class with Napoli

When it comes to world class full-backs, the world of football is somewhat lacking at present. On the left, Napoli have a contender for the best in his position. Embed from Getty Images Trudging off the Santiago More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Premier League interest in Juventus midfielder

Mario Lemina of Juventus is reportedly the subject of interest from Premier League side Watford, with a summer move being considered. The Hornets, who are currently managed by Walter Mazzarri, currently have eight More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Bonucci: Juventus must be great to beat Porto

Leonardo Bonucci insists that Juventus will need to be at their best to progress when they meet Porto in the Champions League last 16. The Bianconeri travel to Portugal for the first leg of the tie, which will be More...

By Vieri Capretta On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 25

With Serie A’s top seven all winning, the main surprise this week was Pescara’s first victory this season. Juventus, Roma, Napoli, Atalanta, Inter, Lazio and AC Milan all added three points to their More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Happy 50th Birthday Roberto Baggio: A tribute to Italy’s greatest footballer

Almost thirteen years on from his retirement, one of Italy’s greatest ever footballers Roberto Baggio has turned 50 years old. Considered a club legend at Fiorentina, Juventus, Brescia, among others, il Divin More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round 25

After a week of football which saw Serie A sides aim to make a strong start in the knockout rounds of the Champions League and the Europa League, domestic matches return this weekend. For most of the big sides, More...