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Italy
How can AC Milan cope after a heavy exodus?
08:01 Friday 14th February 2020

AC Milan cut ties with six players in the January transfer window. Under new owners Elliott Management, the club is expected to raise its profile and commercial appeal. The seven-time European champions recorded a €146 million…

Italy
Can Daniel Maldini make a difference for Milan this season?
12:00 Wednesday 5th February 2020

27 May 2007. Paolo Maldini’s AC Milan are back home from lifting the Champions League trophy two days prior. Clarence Seedorf takes part in an event in which he plays a game against fifteen small children. He tiptoes past almost…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Twelve dreamers dreaming
08:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven keepers keeping, Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown,…

Womens Football
Milan set to battle Juventus for the Serie A Femminile title
19:49 Thursday 24th October 2019

Juventus dominate Serie A Femminile much like the men own their division,  monopolising the silverware available to Italian female clubs. Two years competing in the women’s game, two league titles. While the likes of Brescia used…

Opinion
Why Max Allegri should top every managerial shortlist
15:00 Monday 20th May 2019

Massimiliano Allegri is a careful man. Everything that he does is meticulously planned, pored over and executed with a precision that precludes spontaneity. Thorough planning and attention to detail is a trait common among Italian managers.…

Italy
Has Tiemoue Bakayoko ruined his chances of a permanent AS Milan move?
08:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

Any footballer who starts a game on the bench would be delighted to get on the pitch as a substitute, right? Tell that to Tiemoue Bakayoko. AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso wanted him to replace Lucas Biglia in the first half of the match against…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 4
12:00 Tuesday 6th November 2018

The November international break is round around the corner, but first, we will witness Matchday four in both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Some teams are inching closer to the knockout stages, while others need to improve…

Italy
Will Serie A clubs challenge for honours in Europe next season?
09:00 Monday 2nd July 2018

Italian football has experienced a rough patch for over a decade. What started with Serie A club sides may have spilled over to the national team. Gli Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. The clubs have…

European Football
The 12 Days of Football: Six Games Amazing
08:00 Thursday 28th December 2017

On the sixth day of football/UEFA gave to me six games amazing Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown/Three French clubs/Two title races/and Antonio Conte and a back three Welcome to the sixth chapter in It's Round & It's White's…

Italy
Salti Sopra Derby: Milan vs. Roma
20:00 Saturday 30th September 2017

The “jump over” derby, as I'm calling it, sees two of Italy's biggest teams face each other in a game which will determine if either make headway in the league. A winner will strive to the echelons of the top tiers of the table, whereas a loser…

Italy
Contrasting aims for Juventus, Benevento, SPAL's 2017/18 Serie A campaigns
09:00 Thursday 10th August 2017

In the coming Serie A campaign, Juventus seek their seventh successive title. For newly promoted SPAL and Benevento, avoiding relegation is the main priority. Juventus narrowly failed to complete a treble last season. Its 4-1 Champions League…

Italy
Derby della Madonnina ends in stalemate, again
14:30 Tuesday 18th April 2017

The Milanese warlords of football are certainly still in the recovery phase, but the games contested between them are still not for the faint of heart. The two clubs are intertwined and seemingly can't get the better of each other – despite…

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
Juve's class of '03 - A team not appreciated in its own time?
12:32 Tuesday 29th October 2013

Which is the greatest club side of all time? Sacchi's Milan? Ajax's 1995 Champions League winning charges? John Cryuff's 1992 Barcelona Dream Team or Pep Guardiola's own masterpiece from 2009-12? Like most things in football, it's a matter…

Italy
A Week Of Misery For Calcio In The Champions League As Napoli, Milan And Juve All Fail To Win
18:59 Sunday 6th October 2013

Matchday 2 could have been much kinder to the Italian contingent in the Champions League this week, as rather to most people's surprise, Juventus, Milan and Napoli all failed to add to the "W" column in their respective groups.It is definitely…