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Italy
Mauro Icardi's return vital for Inter against Atalanta
09:00 Sunday 7th April 2019

Mauro Icardi marked his first Internazionale appearance in almost two months with a goal against Genoa on Wednesday. The pragmatic Argentine was frozen out since being stripped of the captaincy amid protracted contract renewal talks. Whether…

Italy
Is Roma worse off under Claudio Ranieri?
12:00 Saturday 6th April 2019

Sacking Eusebio Di Francesco came as no surprise as speculations had been rife concerning his dismissal. Under the 49-year-old, the team was making little progress, if any. The Giallorossi were struggling to keep up with the pace of the league…

Spain
Can Getafe pull off a Champions League qualification surprise?
15:00 Tuesday 5th March 2019

After a slow start, Barcelona has maintained top spot in La Liga as the rest of the teams following from behind. Beating arch-rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday solidified that position as the Blaugrana all but secured…

Italy
Rugged Franck Kessie becoming one of Europe's best midfielders
12:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso faced numerous critics this season over the club’s inconsistent performance, especially early in the campaign when the side struggled to cope with both league and continental exertions. After exiting…

Italy
Atalanta could ruin AC Milan's Champions League hopes
15:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Serie A's Champions League race is just as compelling, if not more than the Premier League. AC Milan enters the weekend fourth but only a point ahead of a chasing pack consisting of Roma, Lazio and Saturday's hosts, Atalanta. The…

Italy
Atalanta: The surprise package in Italy this season?
12:00 Friday 8th February 2019

Beating Juventus 3-0 does not happen often, especially in domestic competition. So when a team accomplishes the feat, it deserves all the praise it can get. But Atalanta's thrashing of a high-flying Juventus side, parading a certain Cristiano…

Italy
Can Duvan Zapata make you forget James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao?
09:00 Friday 1st February 2019

When the Serie A season began, expectations were at a bare minimum for Duvan Zapata. After disappointing everywhere he went in Italy, hardcore fans considered him cursed. Gian Piero Gasperini disagreed. Now he and Atalanta are reaping the reward…

Italy
Serie A preview: Is it time for another club to claim the Scudetto?
08:00 Sunday 19th August 2018

The world will be watching Serie A this season and for good reason. Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus transformed Lega Calcio into the must-watch competition this season. But it would be wrong to say Juventus are the only team…

Match Reports
Atalanta 3-0 Everton: Three talking points
18:00 Friday 15th September 2017

Everton were comprehensively beaten away from home in their UEFA Europa League group stage fixture against Serie A side Atalanta. Their performance has prompted questions of both the players and effectiveness of Ronald Koeman, but what did…

Europa League
Tough Europa League challenges awaiting Everton
09:00 Tuesday 29th August 2017

Everton fans are surely not going to be pleased with UEFA's Europa League group stage draw. The Toffees are arguably in the tournament's toughest group . The Toffees will face 2017 semi-finalist Olympique Lyon, Atalanta, and Apollon Limassol.…

Italy
2017-18 Serie A Preview - Part 2: Europe And Relegation Races
09:00 Thursday 17th August 2017

Juventus and its closest Scudetto rivals were discussed in the first part of our preview . IRAIW's Serie A Preview, Pt 2, examines squads fighting for Europe or to avoid relegation.  Because gravity is our friend, let's start higher up, then…

Opinion
How Gian Piero Gasperini performed a miracle with Atalanta
12:00 Sunday 25th June 2017

When they started the season, the objective for Atalanta was to avoid the drop. Then they hired Gian Piero Gasperini from Genoa and ended up at the sunny side of the Serie A table. For the first time in over two decades, Atalanta will play…

Italy
Have you seen this manager? Cesare Prandelli
12:00 Friday 5th May 2017

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One…

Opinion
The Next Yaya Toure
10:30 Wednesday 22nd February 2017

If Manchester City ever needed to sign a player in the Summer Transfer Window, it is Atalanta prodigy Franck Kessie. ‘The Next Yaya Toure' as he is being referred to in the Italian Press has had nothing short of a phenomenal season with Serie…