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 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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Napoli boss threatened resignation amid blazing row

A furious argument between Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri and president Aurelio De Laurentiis led to the 58-year-old threatening to quit. The relationship between the pair has soured considerably over the past month, 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 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 Forza Italian Football Staff On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Napoli dreaming of swoop for Manchester United hero

Aurelio De Laurentiis has confessed that he harbours a dream of bringing Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Napoli. Although the Partenopei president knows that it is likely to remain an unfulfilled 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...

By Vito Doria On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Napoli masters of their own downfall in first leg defeat to Real Madrid

The Partenopei often play sumptuous football under the mentoring of Maurizio Sarri but the Italian side were not as effective or as assured as they usually would be when they faced Real Madrid in Spain on Wednesday More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Real Madrid v Napoli Post-match reaction: Aurelio De Laurentiis takes aim at Maurizio Sarri

Despite going 1-0 ahead in just the eighth minute of play, Napoli finished Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League encounter with a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, leaving club president Aurelio De Laurentiis More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Podcast: The great AC Milan swindle

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 reflect on Napoli’s More...