Tag archive for ‘Serie A’
By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Dzeko: Roma can’t compete with Juventus spending

Roma striker Edin Dzeko has admitted it is difficult to compete against the huge spending of league rivals Juventus, but is targeting a return to the Champions League. The former Manchester City forward, currently More...

By Kevin Pogorzelski On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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De Biasi looking to take Albania to victory at the place he once called home

Despite facing each other as recently as 2014 and a number of players plying their trade on the peninsula, there will be few among the Albanian ranks familiar with the Stadio Renzo Barbera when they meet Italy on More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Gabigol settled and ready to make an impact at Inter

After enduring a torrid start to life at Inter, striker Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa has insisted he is ready to put his difficulties behind him. The Brazil international arrived at the Stadio Giuseppe More...

By Paul Hill On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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The new age of Azzurri defending – Caldara, Romagnoli and Rugani leading the line

For those that weren’t fully aware of Mattia Caldara on the morning of February 25, they certainly were later that day. The 22 year-old Atalanta centre-back’s near perfect showing at both ends of the pitch against More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Cesena 1976: Keeping the Seahorses’ Heads Above Water

Currently in the bottom half of Serie B, Cesena are far from one of Italy’s bigger clubs. They have, however, enjoyed more successful periods in their time “History is written by the victors” is an old More...

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 Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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LIVE: Forza Italian Football Podcast – Azzurri and Serie A talk

Join Forza Italian Football’s team of Conor Clancy, Luca Gunby and stand-in super-sub Connall Shaw as they talk through the latest Italy squad named by Giampiero Ventura and the upcoming internationals against More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Nainggolan: I’m not ashamed of my smoking habit

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has insisted that his smoking habit is not a problem, although conceded that he ought to be a good role model for his children. The 28-year-old has been called up to Belgium’s More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Juventus look to swoop for ‘new Neymar’

Juventus have become the latest European club to show an interest in Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior. The 16-year-old forward, who dubbed himself the ‘new Neymar’ after representing Flamengo in the More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Serie A officially guaranteed four Champions League spots

UEFA have confirmed that Serie A has been granted four automatic Champions League places, commencing in the 2018/19 season. That much has been guaranteed no matter what happens in the final stages of this season’s More...