Tag archive for ‘AC Milan’
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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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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 Kevin Pogorzelski On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Sarri set to feel the heat in Naples

Disgruntled by the apparent betrayal of star man Gonzalo Higuain walking into the arms of Serie A rivals Juventus, Napoli supporters’ emotions turned to despair on Sunday night as they stuttered against newly More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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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...

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

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By Vieri Capretta On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 1

Juventus started the new season as they finished the old one, with a win, but this time, it was thanks to a new face: that of Gonzalo Higuain. Roma started on a high as well, whilst Napoli were held to a draw by More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in Round One

  It’s been a busy summer full of astounding transfers, dramatic exits, and new beginnings. Paul Pogba, Gonzalo Higuain, Roberto Mancini, Silvio Berlusconi, and Mauro Icardi are just some of the names to More...