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Italy
Who should be AS Roma's next manager?
08:00 Sunday 2nd June 2019

A changing of the guard. The glorious night when defeating FC Barcelona in the Champions League gave AS Roma the sweetest ecstasy now feels a distant dream. Since then, the Italian giants have been brought back down to harsh…

Italy
How will Antonio Conte improve Inter Milan? 
08:00 Saturday 1st June 2019

Despite another Champions League qualification, Luciano Spalletti is out of a job. It's familiar terrain for the 60-year-old who has changed jobs four times in the last decade. On Friday, Inter Milan concluded plans to push him back…

Italy
Can Luciano Spalletti open Juventus to Champions League possibilities?
09:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

Serie A bears a striking resemblance to playground football. Bear with me. I’m not disparaging Lega Calcio’s quality at all. Nor am I taking a dig at all the ugly name calling and crude mimicry that rains down from the stands although…

Italy
Revived Roma threaten Inter's Champions League quest
17:00 Saturday 20th April 2019

AS Roma picked up nicely after a rough start under Claudio Ranieri. I Giallorossi gutted out three wins on the trot. The Romans visit the Giuseppe Meazza on Saturday, fired up to maintain that run. Inter's Champions League dream is…

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
Inter Milan must be wary of unpredictable Lazio
15:00 Sunday 31st March 2019

With the international holiday over, Inter Milan resume their Champions League hunt on Sunday against Lazio. Eight points separate both sides in third and sixth, however, a defeat for either could potentially ruin their chances. There's…

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
Are the Nerazzurri poised to upset the Old Lady?
12:03 Friday 7th December 2018

On paper, Inter don't stand a chance. The Allianz Stadium is dread for any team. The Nerazzurri came away broken and battered after their last seven visits. It was difficult to score, let alone win. At the moment, Juventus’ confidence…

Italy
Inter Milan: Are they as disappointing as they have looked?
09:00 Monday 17th September 2018

Before the 2018/19 Serie A season began, Internazionale were 'a team to watch'. Luciano Spalletti produced a Champions League berth last season and even had the team in the pole position for the Scudetto for a few weeks. The thought…

Italy
Inter Milan finally back to winning ways
12:00 Tuesday 13th February 2018

At long last, 11 games and more than two months, Inter Milan is back to winning ways. Against Bologna on Sunday, the Nerazzurri ended an inexplicably poor run; collapsing from first to fourth in the Serie A table. Heading to December, Inter…

Italy
Time for Serie A to take Inter Milan seriously
08:00 Thursday 14th December 2017

Before this season began, Juventus, AC Milan and AS Roma were favourites for the Scudetto. Not many looked toward Internazionale, not even its own faithful. Almost midway through the campaign, however, it is the Nerazzurri that lead…

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…

Opinion
What Eusebio Di Francesco brings to Roma
18:00 Wednesday 21st June 2017

Italian managers are renowned for their extremely pragmatic, cautious and tactical approach to the game. But in Eusebio Di Francesco, Roma has landed a coach who bucks that trend, showcasing a unique attractive brand, only envisaged hundreds…

Opinion
Why Luciano Spalletti is perfect man for Inter Milan
14:43 Wednesday 14th June 2017

Luciano Spalletti was recently confirmed as Inter Milan's new manager, theirfifth in just a year. Although the shaven-headed tactician was clearly never the club's first choice, however, his impressive track record proves just why he's the…

Opinion
2016-17 – The best season yet for Mohamed Salah
17:00 Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Diminutive, shaggy hair, fleet-footed, attacking stalwart, Mohamed Salah is one footballer who would not forget the 2016-17 season in a hurry. For Salah, the 2016-17 season has been the season which he peaked in European football. The European…