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 taken charge of the most Serie A matches with a remarkable total of 795. He is very much a product of the capital, nicknamed ‘Sor Carletto’ More...

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By Forza Italian Football Staff On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Remembering… THAT Andrea Pirlo pass for THAT Roberto Baggio goal

On April 1, 2001 April Fools Day took a day off, as two genii made magic together for Brescia against Juventus. Watch Andrea Pirlo play a wonderful ball to Roberto Baggio. The, then, veteran shows exquisite control More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Monday, November 28th, 2016

Top 10: Italian football debuts

Sometimes a young player enters the fray and dazzles his peers, fans and media alike. Serie A has known a number of these debutants, with some proving to be the real deal while others were mere one-hit wonders. Italian More...

By Conor Clancy On Friday, August 12th, 2016

Forza Italian Football Announcement: New Season; New Look; New Focus

You might have noticed over the last few months that Forza Italian Football has gone through a time of transition. We have been working tirelessly during what has seemed like a very short summer since the conclusion More...

By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Writers Wanted: Join the team at

Here at Forza Italian Football we have an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, and ever-increasing name in the world of Italian football. We aim to provide an interesting, intelligent and quality evaluation More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Former AC Milan boss takes charge of Brescia

After leaving AC Milan at the end of last season, Cristian Brocchi has been announced as the new coach of Serie B side Brescia. The 40-year-old took over at the Rossoneri following the departure of Sinisa Mihajlovic More...

By Vito Doria On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Top 10 Greatest Comebacks in Italian Football

  ‘Rimonta’ literally means recovery in Italian and it is word used in the Italian football vernacular for comebacks. Inter made an unlikely ‘rimonta’ or comeback against Juventus in More...

By Connall Shaw On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Luigi Corioni – The man who brought Baggio and Guardiola to Brescia

It’s a sad time for Calcio, as the footballing world pays its respects to one of the most influential characters from the yesteryear, former Brescia president Luigi Corioni. The historic Rondinelle patron’s More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Roma set to confirm signing of Brescia starlet

Roma look set to complete the signing of Brescia youngster Ismail H’Maidat, with the player to move to the Stadio Olimpico at the end of the season. Though the signing is expected to be confirmed on Monday More...

By Vito Doria On Monday, December 28th, 2015

1992-93: A Season Review As Rossoneri Dominate Among The Goalfests

Fabio Capello guided AC Milan to a 13th Scudetto as the back-pass rule was introduced for the 1992-93 campaign, Vito Doria looks back at one of Serie A’s most entertaining seasons. After FIFA introduced the More...