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Italy
Lukaku's Power Man not a good partner for Conte's Iron Fist
09:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

If you were to put Antonio Conte’s career on trial, his character witnesses would include Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson. The venerable Manchester United manager wasn’t afraid to rid himself of a player to whom he took a disliking,…

Italy
Arturo Vidal to Inter should be easy business for Barcelona
08:01 Thursday 8th August 2019

Like every summer, it's been a busy transfer window. Many top players have already switched cubs. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong. Luka Jovic, Sebastien Haller, Matthijs de Ligt. Nabil Fekir, Nicolas Pepe, Harry Maguire.…

Italy
Does Lautaro Martinez render Mauro Icardi expendable at Inter?
08:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

If Mauro Icardi is a Chris Brown fan, he'll be humming 'Don't wake me up'. Everything changed for the Argentine forward last week after his wife and agent made provocative comments about the squad. Inter stripped him of the…

Italy
Nerazzurri go to the front line in war on player power
14:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

When Neymar forced a transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in August 2017, player power came to the fore in football. Despite claiming €222 million through the sale, the Blaugrana remain bitter about losing the supposed…

Opinion
Can Inter maintain its momentum for the entire season?
12:30 Saturday 21st October 2017

Inter Milan has surprised Serie A, this season. Luciano Spalletti's men have a real shot at being title contenders in May. Can they keep the ball rolling? A few things are going Inter's way if we want to analyse their season. Here's a look…

Youth Scout
Have you seen this manager? Roberto Mancini
16:00 Wednesday 3rd 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
Blockbuster weekend: Four games from across Europe you can't afford to miss
13:15 Thursday 17th November 2016

Club action is set to resume at the weekend. Those who were not amused by the International fixtures, I'm sure the coming weekend will set you on fire with several high-profile clashes set to take place. We have shortlisted four games from…

Italy
De Boer's ambitious plan to introduce attacking football to Serie A nipped in the bud
13:24 Wednesday 2nd November 2016

The old adage "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" is universally known. Still, Frank de Boer refused to believe it applied to the rest of the Serie A beyond the two clubs in the eternal City. Internazionale's far-flung executives came together…

European Football
Balotelli sheds a tear as Milan crash in Naples while Juve stutter and Roma miss Derby opportunity
12:27 Tuesday 11th February 2014

Rafael Benitez and his Napoli side were the big winners of week 23 in Serie A, as their 3-1 victory over Milan at Stadio San Paolo cemented third place for them in the race for Champions League football, while closest rivals for the position…

Opinion
Lamela Set For Roma Exit While The Heat Is On At The San Siro
09:40 Saturday 31st August 2013

Optimism was the word of the day in my piece last week, with the feeling of a fresh start in the air for all calcio lovers to take in. Serie A returned. The microscopes were out.It's always vital to get off to a good start to a new season.…

European Football
An Italian Renaissance - Serie A Is Back And Stronger Than Ever
10:00 Saturday 24th August 2013

The Serie A is back and after a tarnished few years it looks as if it could be back to its former glory days, Harry De Cosemo takes a look at the Italian league and who could be its potential champions. When you ask a football fan to sum up…

England National Team
Julio Cesar set to sign for Arsenal?
13:48 Wednesday 3rd July 2013

With Arsenal set to lose goalkeeper Vito Mannone to Sunderland, Sean Gibson takes a look at one of the players available to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as he looks to strengthen his goal keeping options. With Arsenal's talented Italian shot…