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Can Marco Giampaolo take AC Milan back to the top?
09:01 Wednesday 28th August 2019

Pep Guardiola, Zinedine Zidane and Antonio Conte share something in common. The three legendary players came back as managers to lead their teams to glory. Winning trophies galore between them, this model became worthy of emulation. Unfortunately,…

Radja Nainggolan: What next for 'pesky' Belgian after Inter Milan shutout?
12:00 Tuesday 30th July 2019

Radja Nainggolan is stranded at a career crossroads. The pesky, petulant Belgian must decide between remaining an Inter Milan outcast or rule an empire elsewhere. The Chinese Super League along with former club Cagliari, wait patiently.…

How will AC Milan spend their summer?
09:01 Friday 21st June 2019

AC Milan has already begun the much-anticipated structural revamp.  Rossoneri legends Paolo Maldini and Zvonimir Boban return as Technical Director and Chief Football Officer respectively. More should follow, particularly in the vacant…

Managerial News
Is Gattuso waiting in vain on Rafa?
09:00 Sunday 2nd June 2019

When Gennaro Gattuso resigned as AC Milan manager and voluntarily forfeited the remaining salary due in his contract, observers probably reacted in one of two ways. Either they admired his sense of honour or thought he was crazy for turning…

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…

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…

What Lucas Torreira can offer Arsenal
15:00 Sunday 17th June 2018

There's nothing Arsenal fans enjoy more than new signings. After over a decade of watching their biggest rivals splash the cash, the Gunners faithful eagerly anticipate Unai Emery's first transfer window as manager.  Arsenal's…

Fabio Quagliarella: The Italian striker maturing like a fine wine
13:00 Friday 13th April 2018

There has always been an obsession with defending in Italian football, which is fair enough when you look back on the years of Catenaccio but Serie A and Italy have always had more than their fair share of top class forwards.…

Race for Scudetto wide open in Italy
17:30 Monday 20th November 2017

The 2017/18 season looks to be the most exciting in Serie A for a long time with no less than six clubs currently breaking away from the other 14 at the top of the table.  Defending champions, Juventus are going for their seventh Scudetto…

Mauro Icardi: Inter's underrated world class striker
10:30 Wednesday 18th October 2017

When Inter faced Milan in Sunday's Derby Della Madonnina at San Siro, Mauro Icardi proved the difference. Just another Argentine striker bagging a hattrick. The Inter captain's three goals were one better than Vincenzo Montella's entire team.…

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…

Can Wesley Sneijder give LAFC wings?
16:30 Thursday 6th July 2017

With every possible path open in building Major League Soccer's next new club from scratch, is LAFC right to build its squad around Wesley Sneijder? Round and White's Andrew Dowdeswell recently asked a similar question to that being…

Five things to know about Juventus’ new boy - Patrik Schick
11:00 Friday 23rd June 2017

Juventus has completed the signing of Patrik Schick from Sampdoria. The young striker had played just one season in Italy prior to signing for the Old Lady. What else is there to know about Juve's new centre-forward? We take a look. In June…

Could Sampdoria beat Juventus?
17:00 Saturday 18th March 2017

Juventus are a sickeningly good football team and hold an eight-point advantage over the next best-placed side, AS Roma. Although now, a genuine contender to actually beat them has emerged in Sampdoria from Genoa, who host the champions this…

The Fall And Rise Of Sampdoria - How Mihajlovic Could Bring Back The Good Days
12:54 Monday 26th January 2015

Italian football is the home of the sleeping giant. At one time or another, Italy's biggest clubs have all had ups and downs. Some clubs have mismanaged finances, others have sold players without replacing them, and some have even fallen as…