Vito Doria

Vito Doria

I come from Melbourne, Australia but I have Italian and Filipino ancestry. Currently I am studying Sport Journalism at La Trobe University and I support Sampdoria because of my surname. You can follow me on Twitter: @VitoCDoria

By Vito Doria On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Juventus’ defence deserves recognition as one of the greatest in recent history

After knocking out a team consisting of three of the best forwards in the world, the performances of the Bianconeri defence deserves to live long in the memory Eliminating a team like Barcelona from the Champions More...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Juventus pragmatism crushes Barcelona’s philosophy

In a battle between Europe’s best defence and best attack, it was the tactical approach of the Bianconeri that succeeded over the possession-orientated style of the Blaugrana in Turin Juventus demonstrated the More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Gabriel Paletta’s AC Milan own goal symptomatic of modern defending

When Pescara took the lead over Milan on Sunday, the Rossoneri’s shot-stopping starlet was considered to be at fault for failing to control the ball properly but he is not entirely to blame Gabriel Paletta More...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Giampiero Ventura speeds up Italy evolution with latest squad selection

Despite the presence of some veterans, the Azzurri tactician has chosen plenty of youngsters from provincial clubs for his latest Italian squad, and they are players that would surprise even those who follow calcio More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Roma and James Pallotta’s desire to stop discarding young talent

In recent years the Giallorossi have produced an abundance of youth team graduates that have blossomed at other clubs. After seeing this trend, the Lupi president wants to put a stop to it Developing young players More...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Napoli close to Champions League upset before harsh reality check

Trailing 3-1 on aggregate after the first leg, the Partenopei performed magnificently early in the second leg before two Merengues corners sent their world crashing down One moment. One chance. One miss. It seemed More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Maurizio Zamparini Calls Curtains on Colourful Palermo Presidency

Italian football has witnessed its share of colourful characters, especially erratic club presidents, but Monday marked an end of an era as the Rosanero president resigned from his post. Volatile. Volcanic. Eccentric. More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Juventus coach threatened resignation after Bonucci altercation

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri had threatened to resign after his public disagreement with centre-back Leonardo Bonucci during the Bianconeri’s Serie A encounter against Palermo in Round 25. The 29-year-old More...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Zdenek Zeman returns to Pescara with great panache

In a time of struggle the Delfini have brought back the Czech-Italian maestro as coach and the beautiful game is back in Abruzzo in remarkable style. Embed from Getty Images Crisis does not quite sum up the More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, February 17th, 2017

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...

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