Tag archive for ‘Sampdoria’
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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Seven

After yet another wide range of results for Italian representatives in Europe, this weekend’s Serie A action will be a case of redemption for some and capitalising on good form for others. Inter‘s Europa More...

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By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Podcast: There’s only one Van Gogh, and nobody like Totti

For a second consecutive week, our Editor-in-Chief Conor Clancy assumed responsibility as host in the latest Forza Italian Football Podcast. Joined by Luca Gunby and Nicholas Carroll, the guys discussed all things More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Goals Of The Week – Round 6

After a round of Serie A action that was filled with excellent goalkeeping saves and terrible defensive errors, it was quite difficult to find five goals good enough to make this Top Five. Round six saw 21 goals More...

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By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 6

Round six of action saw Inter and AC Milan slowed down as Juventus and Napoli keep up their good run and maintain the top two positions in Serie A. Roma lost to Torino and stay in mediocrity, whilst Lazio won again More...

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By Marco Jackson On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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In which Cagliari are stung by the weight of expectation

As Cagliari ready themselves for a trip to Sampdoria in round six, Marco Jackson remembers a meeting of the two, in which the Sardinians came into the game with huge ambitions. Expectation is a strange thing in More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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The recent Eastern European obsession of Serie A

Serie A has traditionally looked to South America as a breeding ground for talent but with all of Europe now alert to the potential there, many Italian clubs have a logical fondness for the Eastern European leagues. Italian More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 4

Napoli are now top of the league in Serie A, after beating Bologna with Juventus falling at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza against Inter. The Nerazzurri found in Mauro Icardi a great leader, with AC Milan winning thanks More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round Four

Over the past few days there have been plenty of European ties to keep us entertained, and they will no doubt have an impact on this weekend’s Serie A action. Sassuolo got their first ever European campaign More...

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By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Serie A 2016-17: Goals of the Week – Round 3

Round three of Serie A action, like the two that preceded it, saw plenty of goals with 27 being scored across the nine games to be played. Gonzalo Higuain was on target as usual, while there are also some more More...

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By Marco Jackson On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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The Gullit Redemption

Sampdoria host AC Milan on Friday knowing that both sides are shadows of their former selves. While Andrea Poli may be able to make his former teammates miserable, it would cause negligible shockwaves compared to More...