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 Kicker. “It mirrors the bad economic situation in our country and it is the proof that solvent businessmen – which we have – do More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Juventus v Barcelona: Reaction to the Champions League quarter-final draw

The balls have been drawn for the 2016/17 Champions League quarter-finals and Juventus were lucky enough to have picked out Spanish champions Barcelona. How will the Bianconeri do? And can they beat the team that More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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VIDEO: On the Couch – Juventus 2-1 AC Milan – Was it a penalty?

Controversy has rocked Serie A once again, this time in Friday night’s clash between Juventus and AC Milan. A questionable 97th minute penalty to the Old Lady would condemn the Rossoneri to a loss, causing More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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LIVE: Forza Italian Football Podcast – Champions League + Serie A

Join Forza Italian Football’s team of Conor Clancy, Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby as they talk through the latest Serie A and Champions League action. Forza Italian Football aims to provide you with as More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Inter vs Roma preview – The battle for Europe continues

Sunday night’s blockbuster Serie A match sees Roma travelling to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza to face Inter. Both sides have won seven of their last eight league matches, with the Giallorossi, in top goalscoring More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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UEFA Champions League preview – Porto vs Juventus

Ahead of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie, Porto and Juventus are in strong domestic form and have both registered wins in their last six respective matches. The Bianconeri will start More...

By Vieri Capretta On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Zemanlandia: The story of Zdenek Zeman

Zdenek Zeman, a man that forged the past 25 years in Italian football like very few others, is back on the bench at Pescara. Zemanlandia has defined a way of being, a romance in Serie A and Italian football generally. More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Happy 50th Birthday Roberto Baggio: A tribute to Italy’s greatest footballer

Almost thirteen years on from his retirement, one of Italy’s greatest ever footballers Roberto Baggio has turned 50 years old. Considered a club legend at Fiorentina, Juventus, Brescia, among others, il Divin More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Real Madrid v Napoli Post-match reaction: Aurelio De Laurentiis takes aim at Maurizio Sarri

Despite going 1-0 ahead in just the eighth minute of play, Napoli finished Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League encounter with a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, leaving club president Aurelio De Laurentiis More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Real Madrid vs Napoli preview – Could the Italians provide a major UEFA Champions League upset?

Napoli are on route to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu ahead of their round of 16 UEFA Champions League clash with the current European and World Champions, Real Madrid. Los Blancos recently had their 40-match unbeaten More...