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 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...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Vincenzo Montella should shelve attacking style to reverse slide at AC Milan

After losing four consecutive matches in all competitions, the Rossoneri coach should consider altering his possession-based approach due to a list of notable absentees and constructing a team suited to those available. Embed More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Schick Bringing Razor-Sharp Scoring Edge to Sampdoria

The Blucerchiati have struggled to score goals on a consistent basis this season but they have a young striker from the Czech Republic who is capable of changing a game in a short space of time Embed from Getty More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Serie A cellar dwellers drifting apart from the rest

Relegation battles are often tight, scrappy, and dramatic affairs but this season’s battle for top flight survival looks over months before the campaign has concluded. Embed from Getty Images The bottom three More...