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Vincenzo Pugliese

STORIES BY Vincenzo Pugliese

Leagues: Serie A

/ 102 days ago

Napoli's quietly brilliant business in the summer transfer window

Napoli, like other Serie A teams, put together a strong set of moves in the summer transfer window. However, unlike its Italian rivals, Napoli dealt with losing icons of the club. Whether those be aging stars or important players in the now, Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis and his team worked wonders to create a […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 144 days ago

Monza enters first Serie A campaign with zealous intent

Newly promoted AS Monza enters Serie A for the first time in the club's history. Ahead of the 2022/23 Calcio season, the debutant club in Italy’s top flight looks to make an immediate statement. For almost any new team entering a top-flight, the primary objective is always survival. However, Club President Silvio Berlusconi made it […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 157 days ago

Summer transfer market shakes up power dynamic among elite

The summer transfer market is unpredictable. With many major names moving, and plenty more soon to follow, the power dynamic of European soccer is shifting. This is especially true considering all of the top-end talent prepared to be moving this Summer. Formally opening on June 10, the summer transfer market remains open until September 1. […]
Jan Kruger

Leagues: EPL

/ 171 days ago

Sadio Mané agrees personal terms with Bayern Munich

Sadio Mané's desire to leave Liverpool largely extends from the hopes of the Senegalese people. The current Liverpool winger caused ire among those at Anfield making comments during international duty. Mané stated that he believes 60-70% of people in his native country would like him to part ways with Merseyside club. Of course, Mané later […]

Surprising success of the Europa Conference League

In 2021/22, no competition caused more surprise than the Europa Conference League. Originally, this competition started as a third-tier of active European club soccer competitions. The Europa League and UEFA Champions League started at least 50 years ago in older formats. Many soccer fans quickly disregarded the Conference League. A potential cash grab from UEFA that […]
Maddie Meyer - FIFA

Chile

/ 197 days ago

Ecuador World Cup spot at risk after potential ineligible player

Accusations that Ecuador fielded an ineligible player could hold the South American side from playing in the 2022 World Cup. The Chilean Soccer Federation filed a complaint that Byron Castillo used a false birth certificate and nationality. Therefore, the 23-year-old defender should not have been allowed to play in CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying. After 18 […]
Ian MacNicol

Rangers takes aim at redemption in Europa League Final

Rangers' qualification to the Europa League Final represents one of the historic sides practicing something of a renaissance. This season, the Kings of Scotland emerged as a nightmare to face in Europe. Giovanni van Bronckhorst's men continue to remind the world about Rangers Football Club and their belonging amongst Europe’s elite. Following last season’s end […]