ALL POSTS TAGGED "italy"

Juventus

/ 5 days ago

Juventus board resigns as financial investigation continues

The entire Juventus board of directors resigned on Monday. President Andrea Agnelli and vice president Pavel Nedved were both included in the walk out. News of the mass resignations comes about a month after reports surfaced that the Italian club was under investigation for false accounting. Agnelli, Nedved, and 13 other officials at Juve were […]

Inter Milan

/ 32 days ago

Federico Dimarco: A boy with Inter in his blood

Federico Dimarco began his Nerazzurri journey 24 years ago. Born in Milan to Italian parents, black and blue has coursed through his veins since birth. Coming through the academy, Dimarco was always set for the biggest stage, but a heartbreaking foot injury during his loan spell at Sion put this destiny in doubt. However, the […]

Arsenal

/ 37 days ago

Pablo Mari set to miss 3 months of action after stabbing

AC Monza defender Pablo Mari is recuperating after a stabbing while at a shopping center in Italy. The defender was with his wife and child when the incident occurred. He just joined the Serie A club on loan from Arsenal in August. “Today I had luck, because I saw a person die in front of […]

Book Review

/ 52 days ago

Book review of Dark Goals by Luciano Wernicke

The beautiful game has an ugly side. This is what soccer fans quickly learn as they grow as fans. They learn about match fixing, the violence, the seamy characters and the political manipulation. It is this last one getting full attention as the first November World Cup takes place in Qatar. Just four years prior, […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 82 days ago

Serie A reportedly introducing semi-automated offside technology

Reports show Italy's Serie A is ready to introduce semi-automated offside technology to assist VAR. La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that there have been discussions to bring in the technology as early as October. Serie A would be the first domestic league to use the semi-automated offside technology. However, the UEFA Champions League already uses […]

Argentina

/ 95 days ago

Diego Maradona's shining moment with Argentina in Napoli

On July 3, 1990, defending World Cup champions Argentina played against hosts Italy in the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup. The two entered the 1990 World Cup among the favorites, and the fixture remains a part of soccer's lore. Yet, it was more than a semifinal. It shined a light upon the divided nation […]
Mark Leech

Italy

/ 111 days ago

How Rossi and Bearzot revolutionized Italy for the 1982 World Cup

The triumph of Paolo Rossi and Enzo Bearzot at the 1982 World Cup is underrated amongst the competition's lore. The late Italian manager Enzo Bearzot pioneered 'total football' from Ajax. He steered Italians away from the Catenaccio, or 'door-bolt,' defensive strategy. That tactic led to the emergence of Italian soccer during the 1960s. This defensive […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 114 days ago

Paramount+ offers new promo code for 30 days free

Using a new Paramount+ promo code, subscribers can get one month of free access to CBS's paid-streaming service. Plus, it comes in perfect timing for soccer fans. On August 13, Serie A returns to action. Around that same time, the UEFA club competitions hold their qualifying stages. Clubs that finished just on the fringe in […]

Travel

/ 132 days ago

World Soccer Talk launches European Soccer Travel Guide

World Soccer Talk®'s new European Soccer Travel Guide eBook is the perfect tool American fans need for their adventures. Whether that be a weekend trip to England or ticking off the cathedrals of the sport in Europe. The beauty of this new publication is that it shows you how it is possible. There should not […]
Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC

Juventus

/ 138 days ago

Juventus summer transfer window holds special significance

The summer transfer window is not a point of celebration for Juventus fans in recent years. For one, the quality of the current squad is far below the level necessary to contend in a competitive Serie A. Then, the decisions from the upper management in the club failed to rectify any of these shortcomings. This […]
Nicolò Campo

Inter Milan

/ 156 days ago

Romelu Lukaku homecoming provides opportunity at Inter Milan

Romelu Lukaku is returning to Inter Milan after a disappointing season at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea. During his previous two-year stint at the San Siro, Lukaku dominated the goal-scoring charts of Serie A. Consequently, he won Serie A Most Valuable Player as Inter won the Scudetto in 2020/21. Following that season, he returned to England […]