Roma coach Spalletti lashes out at media

In the wake of his side’s 3-1 victory over Sassuolo on Sunday, Roma coach Luciano Spalletti hit out at reporters and suggested he may no longer attend press conferences. The Giallorossi came from a goal down to seal the victory courtesy of strikes from Leandro Paredes, Mohamed Salah and substitute Edin Dzeko, but much of the talk post-match centred More...

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By Luca Gunby On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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Carlo Mazzone: A life on the bench

A real icon of the Italian game who influenced Pep Guardiola turns 80 today and it’s time to pay tribute to a legend Carlo Mazzone was born in Rome on March 18 1937. He would go on to become the coach who has More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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SERIE A QUIZ: Name every club’s all time topscorer

Think you know Calcio? Take our Serie A quiz and name every club’s all time topscorer, then let us know how many you managed to get on Twitter. Forza Italian Football aims to provide you with as much up-to-date More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Five Things To Look Out For In Round 29

After plenty of goals and brilliant games last week, there is a lot for this week’s Serie A to live up to. Inter and Lazio are looking to keep a brilliant run of form going, while Atalanta are the opposite More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Chapecoense: Only Roma and Barcelona have supported us

Chapecoense President Plinio David de Nês has voiced his disappointment at the lack of support following the tragic plane crash, which killed the majority of the team, in November. The Brazilian club were travelling More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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West Ham join race for Sampdoria’s derby hero

Fresh off the back of scoring a Derby della Lanterna winning goal, Luis Muriel is now being chased by Premier League side West Ham. Last Saturday, the former Udinese ace grabbed the only goal of the game with a More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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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 Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Podcast: Super Inter go ballistic, Atalanta are atrocious

Despite the weekend’s results, Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast this week, with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Spalletti: Roma squad can become stars against Lyon

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti believes the odds are slightly in his club’s favour ahead of their Europa League clash against Lyon, but urged his players to prove themselves. The Giallorossi go into the second More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Dzeko using Manchester City comeback as Roma’s inspiration

Having been involved in one of the most stunning comebacks of all time, Edin Dzeko has backed Roma to pull one off in the Europa League. His side trail Lyon 4-2 on aggregate ahead of Thursday night’s clash More...