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From Del Piero to Totti: Roma-Juventus and Letting Go of Legends

There sat Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi on the Roma bench, a pair of anguished sons of the Eternal City. No further part...

Immobile Returns: What Juventus Learned from Dortmund Victory

Looming large on the coastline of the Bay of Naples is the majestic form of Mount Vesuvius, a constant reminder of the natural forces...

The Understated Genius Behind the Sensation Manchester United & Chelsea Are Chasing

He’s dynamic, quick and boasts lightning pace. His touch is sound, the strikes on goal that come off of his boots crisp and stinging...

Manchester United’s Lost Prodigy & a Fallen Chelsea Idol: Juventus-Milan in Contrasting Fortunes

Paul Pogba squared up to Sulley Muntari as the Ghanaian attempted to get an incoming pass under control. Muntari would never get the chance...

Serie A Transfer Review: Cuadrado, Juve’s Arsenal Target and Parma Implosion

It’s over – silly season has come and gone once again. Soon enough, it will be back. Then again, it never really leaves in...

The Cuadrado Effect: Serie A and the Premier League’s Transfer Market Relationship

In the age of a 24-hour news cycle, there’s really no room for eerie silence in football anymore. Even in the dead of night...
Arsenal transfer news

Five Underrated Serie A Stars Premier League Clubs Should Sign

Opening up the papers from the past few days, one would find transfer column inches dominated by two of the biggest names in Serie...

Why Serie A is Missing Out on its Most Marketable Aspect

“Italian football has always been different, special,” John Foot wrote in an addendum to Calcio, his history of the beautiful game in the peninsula....

From Doha to Campidoglio: Changing the Calcio Narrative

It was to be a night of spectacle, or so all relevant authorities hoped. After the sordid events that surrounded the 2014 Coppa Italia...

Italian Football Has Empty Nest Syndrome

In a season of utter disappointment, it was yet another letdown for Dortmund. Five minutes from victory against the side in possession of Die...

Serie A Must Bite the Bullet and Embrace the Champions League’s Ugly Cousin

Adem Ljajic slumped down on the Roma bench, retreating into his heavy coat to obscure part of his face. The Serbian simply couldn’t watch...

The Curious Case of the Coppa Italia

At times, cup competitions can feel like a breath of fresh air. Away from league formats that are dominated by the same heavy hitters...