George Rinaldi

Sports Journalist covering English & European football. Writing a book on Italian football Contact Details: Twitter - @GeorgeRinaldi Email - rinaldigeorge@gmail.com

By George Rinaldi On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Orange Invasion: The Three Dutchmen who changed Italian football

It is not often you can exit a conversation with an AC Milan supporter without there being some sort of reference to the trio known as ‘The Three Dutchmen’. During the tail end of the 1980’s and More...

By George Rinaldi On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Mancini: Inter’s red cards proved costly against Torino

Inter coach Roberto Mancini has admitted their two red cards were partially to blame for their costly 2-1 defeat to Torino at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. Joao Miranda’s dismissal occurred just two minutes More...

By George Rinaldi On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Ventura delighted after Torino’s crucial comeback win over Inter

Torino coach Giampiero Ventura has praised his side’s impressive performance after they came from behind to defeat Inter 2-1 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. Il Toro had not won in Serie A since defeating Palermo More...

By George Rinaldi On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
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Inter 1-2 Torino: Frustrated Nerazzurri defeated by resurgent Granata

Torino defeated Inter 2-1 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday evening, edging increasingly clear of the Serie A drop zone. Mauro Icardi scored his 13th of the season from the penalty spot to get the game’s More...

By George Rinaldi On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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AC Maldini – The club indebted to one family

Since 1954, 62 years ago, one Cesare Maldini made the leap from Triestina to the Rossoneri. Little did he, or in fact anyone know that such a surname would be at the forefront of a 1963 European Cup success, and More...

By George Rinaldi On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Germany v Italy Preview: Azzurri look to build on Spain draw

Germany will  be hoping to get one over on Italy on Tuesday evening when they welcome the Azzurri to the Allianz Arena in Munich. The last time Die Mannschaft beat Italy was on 21 June 1995, nearly 21 years ago More...

By George Rinaldi On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Mihajlovic laments AC Milan’s inability to overcome Lazio

AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has claimed that it was another missed opportunity after his team were held to a 1-1 draw with Lazio in Serie A. Carlos Bacca ended a five-game personal goal drought to cancel out More...

By George Rinaldi On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Pioli proud of Lazio’s determined display against AC Milan

Lazio coach Stefano Pioli has claimed that his side shown character during their 1-1 draw against AC Milan in Serie A. Marco Parolo powered in an early header for the visitors, but Carlos Bacca hit back soon after, More...

By George Rinaldi On Sunday, March 20th, 2016
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AC Milan 1-1 Lazio: Bacca cancels out Parolo header

AC Milan drew with Lazio 1-1 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday evening in Serie A, meaning the Rossoneri haven’t won in three games. Marco Parolo gave the Biancocelesti the perfect start early on with More...

By George Rinaldi On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Roberto Boninsegna and the infamous Match of the Can

What do you get if you cross an Italian striker, a coca-cola can, and a 7-1 defeat in Germany? Answer: Pandemonium.  Roberto Boninsegna was what you’d call a bulldog of a striker. He was 5ft 10”, but More...