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, May 24th, 2017

Late-season flurry proof that Stephan El Shaarawy has more to offer Roma

The Giallorossi attacker is finishing off the 2016-17 campaign in style but he has often found playing time rather limited under Luciano Spalletti, who has often considered other choices up frontOpportunities More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Jose Callejon: Sarri and Napoli’s under-appreciated key cog

Despite being a favourite of Maurizio Sarri’s, the former Real Madrid winger’s importance to the Partenopei is often overlookedWhen a team performs well, either the most talented players or the biggest More...

By Vito Doria On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Palermo Starlets to Watch for the Future

Palermo have been known for scouting and developing young talent from different parts of the world for over a decade but the Sicilian club are starting to produce some of their own talented youngstersAfter drawing More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Former La Liga Rivals Become Juventus Heroes

Now combining with lethal results for the Old Lady, Higuain and Dani Alves have long been enemies at international and club levelThere was a time when Dani Alves and Gonzalo Higuain were rivals in La Liga. While More...

By Vito Doria On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

History-making Keita Balde ready to light up Derby della Capitale for Lazio

Lazio come into this weekend’s Derby della Capitale in good form. One man, in particular, is ready to set the Eternal City alightIn the space of five minutes, Keita Balde scored the fastest Serie A hat-trick More...

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 memoryEliminating 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 TurinJuventus 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 blameGabriel 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 itDeveloping young players More...

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