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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...

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 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...

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By Vieri Capretta On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

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 Kevin Pogorzelski On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Season Preview: Serie A 2016-17

With €155 million already spent this summer and another Serie A title in their sights, opposition fans will be praying for anything to stop the Old Lady of Juventus dominating another 12 months of domestic competition. Whether More...

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By Anthony Zacchino On Friday, August 19th, 2016

VIDEO: 2016-17 Serie A Promo

As the first kick-off of the 2016-17 Serie A season is just one day away, get ready with this promo from Sky Sport Italia.  More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 12th, 2016

Serie A 2016-17: The season romance dies in the Italian top flight?

A new season is always something to look forward to, although enthusiasm in Italy appears to have taken a dent as the gap between the various clubs seems to have been extended over the transfer window. It’s no More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Monday, August 8th, 2016

Top 10: Controversial Transfers in Serie A

Following Gonzalo Higuain’s recent switching of allegiance from Napoli to Juventus, we decided to take you through 10 of the most controversial transfers in the history of Serie A. Regrettably, controversy More...

By Albion Curri On Monday, August 8th, 2016

Manchester City midfielder wanted by Serie A trio

AC Milan, Roma and Inter are all monitoring the situation of Samir Nasri who is set to leave Manchester City before transfer deadline day. The attacking midfielder is struggling under new City boss Pep Guardiola More...