Fiorentina boss could make Borussia Dortmund return

Paulo Sousa’s time as Fiorentina coach could be coming to an end with reports suggesting the Portuguese boss has held talks with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. Speculation continues to mount that the Viola will undergo a major overhaul this summer. Captain Gonzalo Rodriguez is out of contract and unlikely to sign a new deal, Federico Bernardeschi More...

by Adriano Boin | Published 15 hours ago
By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

PODCAST: Ventura nurturing Italy’s next batch of World Cup winners

The  Forza Italian Football Podcast is a two-man show this week, with Conor Clancy and Luca Gunby trying to get by without Nicholas Carroll. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. Although More...

By Adriano Boin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Serie A giants walk out of league meeting

AC Milan, Juventus, Inter, Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina stormed out of a Lega Serie A meeting on Wednesday due to a dispute over TV rights. The 20 clubs participating in Italy’s top flight met in order to elect More...

By Adriano Boin On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Badelj had deal to join AC Milan last summer

AC Milan came close to signing Milan Badelj last summer, only for Fiorentina to change their mind at the last minute according to his agent. The Croatian’s time in Florence looks set to come to an end in the More...

By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Buffon slams foreign owners of Roma, AC Milan and Inter: Is he right?

Gianluigi Buffon slammed foreign owners in Serie A, saying it goes against the traditions in Italian football. “It [foreign investment] is a defeat for Italian football and our tradition,” Buffon told More...

By Vieri Capretta On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 29

Another victory for Juventus, who maintain their lead over Roma and Napoli, as Inter and Lazio drew while Atalanta and AC Milan took advantage. Behind them, Fiorentina found their second win in a row, as Palermo, More...

By Luca Gunby On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

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

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

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 Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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...