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Italy
Where does Bobby Duncan go from here?
08:01 Saturday 1st February 2020

With his late loan move to Borussia Dortmund, people are talking about former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can but the German isn't the only case of a Red learning the grass is not always being greener on the other side of the fence.…

Premier League
Can Eddie Nketiah fill in for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
08:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is arguably Arsenal's most important player since arriving. His goals bailed the team out on numerous occasions but he also goes the extra mile to help the team in other aspects. He can often be seen tracking back…

Italy
Should Sarri stop trying to reinvent Bernardeschi?
08:00 Saturday 23rd November 2019

Federico Bernardeschi’s arrival at Juventus marked the beginning of a long-term vision for continued success. For some, it was seen as a luxury signing to insure the Old Lady's dominance but most understood he had the potential to…

Italy
Are Atalanta shedding away from their reliance on Duvan Zapata?
17:00 Monday 4th November 2019

For all the quips on how “boring” Serie A is, Atalanta sits as the ideal counter-argument to such nonsense. Not only are they more entertaining than many European giants, but their uprise also makes them synonymous with the underdogs'…

Italy
Will Bobby Duncan sink or swim at Fiorentina?
09:00 Sunday 8th September 2019

He’s been compared to Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Robbie Fowler, attracted interest from Manchester United and Lazio and caused a media storm. Now Bobby Duncan leaves Anfield, joining Fiorentina after weeks of speculation and renewed…

Italy
2019/20 Serie A preview
19:01 Friday 23rd August 2019

When Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last summer, the Portuguese star instantly brought renewed attention to Serie A. It's reported they made a 50% profit on their €105 million investment mere hours after…

Transfers
Chasing Chiesa: Can Fiorentina keep their young Gareth Bale?
09:00 Thursday 20th June 2019

Fiorentina had a difficult time in the Serie A last season. The club struggled to maintain the form that has seen the Italian side consistently play in European competition in recent times. In fact, it was so bad that Fiorentina…

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…

European Football
5 emerging stars the European heavyweights should monitor
15:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

European football has hit top gear. The leagues around the continent have produced some scintillating games in recent months, riddled with drama and excitement. While the heavyweights aim to maintain position atop the food chain, the underdogs…

Italy
4 teams to challenge Juventus for Scudetto
12:00 Saturday 15th September 2018

After Juventus clinched seventh consecutive Serie A title in May, attention has focused strongly on which team can present a credible challenge this season. With the Old Lady setting the pace once again, it will be another campaign for the…

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…

Italy
Giovanni Simeone: Son of Diego lighting up Florence with goals
13:00 Tuesday 8th May 2018

When Juventus eventually win their seventh successive Serie A title, they must send out an emissary to personally thank Fiorentina. Particularly, Giovanni Simeone. It was Simeone Junior who put a spanner in Napoli’s wheel in the race…

Italy
Davide Astori: Rest in peace
09:30 Wednesday 7th March 2018

Italian football and indeed the entire football world was rocked on Sunday morning when news broke that Fiorentina captain and Italian international, Davide Astori had passed away in a hotel room ahead of the Viola's Serie A game…

Premier League
Mohamed Salah: An Egyptian tale
17:00 Sunday 3rd September 2017

With the transfer window now closed, we have seen some of the biggest deals in world football. But before deadline day there were some really good purchases by many clubs. One of them being Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah. He signed with Liverpool…

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…