Sassuolo starlets claim Viareggio Cup title

The prestigious Viareggio Cup has been won by Sassuolo, following a dramatic penalty shootout win over Empoli in the final on Wednesday. During both the quarter-final against Inter and the semi-final against Torino, the Neroverdi had been forced to rely on their ability from the spot and that proved to be the case once more in the showpiece match. Claude More...

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By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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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 Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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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
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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 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 Adriano Boin On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Atletico Madrid offer former Sassuolo star for Ghoulam

Faouzi Ghoulam’s future could lie in Spain as Atletico Madrid have reportedly offered Sime Vrsaljko in exchange for the Napoli star. It looks as though the Algerian’s time with the Partenopei will come 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 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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Sassuolo coach won’t rule out Roma move

Eusebio Di Francesco has hinted that he would be open to leaving his position as Sassuolo coach in favour of taking over the Roma hot seat, should the opportunity arise. The tactician is a former Giallorossi player More...

By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Team of the Week – Round 28

A controversial Juventus win over AC Milan meant the Bianconeri continue to race ahead, as Napoli and Roma try to keep up. Inter destroyed Atalanta 7-1 and continue to chase for a Champions League spot, as Lazio More...