Great Calcio Sides: Roma 2000/01

The dawn of a new century ushered in the final season of channel four’s much loved coverage of Serie A, a talented AS Roma side book marked England’s love affair with Italy by capturing their first Scudetto in 28 years. A wonderfully fluid team, the Giallorossi side of the 2000-2001 season will go down as one of the most memorable in recent times. More...

by Forza Italian Football Staff | Published 6 years ago
By Padraig Whelan On Friday, August 26th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Italy of the 30s

The Italian national side has always had a proud tradition of being one of the strongest when it comes to contesting honours on the big stage and the teams of the 1930s under the astute guidance of Vittorio Pozzo More...

By Sam Lewis On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Great Calcio Sides: Lazio of the 90s

Powered by the financial muscle of Sergio Cragnotti after his arrival in 1992, Lazio consistently broke the world record record transfer fee in the mid 90’s in search of success. Hernan Crespo, Juan Sebastian More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides: Parma Of The 90s

Parma were the darling’s of Italian football in the 90’s, with a typically un-Italian free flowing style of football they captured the imagination of  football fans across Europe. Like numerous 90’s crazes More...

By Padraig Whelan On Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Hellas Verona 1984/85

In 1984, Verona was more famous for its old ampitheatre and the balcony of Romeo and Juliet but all that was to change in the 1984/85 Serie A season with the arrival of Hellas Verona who won one of the most surprising More...

By Padraig Whelan On Monday, April 18th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Maradona’s Napoli

 Napoli’s wonderful form this season and ambitious title push may seem out of the ordinary for a club who have just returned to the higher echelons of Italian football in recent years but this is certainly More...

By Padraig Whelan On Friday, February 11th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Grande Inter

With the Derby d’Italia coming up fast this weekend, and having already covered Juve’s greatest calcio side, attention now turns to their opponents on Sunday, and Grande Inter. The formidable Inter side More...

By Padraig Whelan On Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Juventus 1980-1986

Casting our eye back over some of the greatest teams that Italian football has ever witnessed, the focus is now on the Juventus side that dominated the domestic game between 1980 and 1986. Over this time, the Turin More...

By Padraig Whelan On Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Great Calcio Sides – Milan of the 90s

During a period from the late 80s and early 90s, AC Milan were not only the best side in Italy but the best in the world. This period still remains the most successful in Milan’s history.Under the management More...

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