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Hunting in Threes: Signori, Rambaudi and Baiano, Foggia.

Tweet Last week’s post lamented the dwindling power of Serie A and the sickening trend of Italian clubs being outgunned in the transfer market by their French rivals (‘filled to the brim with bitterness’ as one happy reader described it). … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 and Serie A: the tables have turned, and I don’t like it.

Tweet I have no idea when the rivalry between France and Italy started. I was oblivious to it growing up despite my father’s Italian heritage. He didn’t seem bothered by the French, in fact he seemed to quite like the … Continue reading

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Jose Mourinho’s quest for legacy

Tweet Jose Mourinho wins things everywhere he goes, so why isn’t he universally hailed as a master? The answer, apparently, is legacy, or Mourinho’s lack of it. His critics allege he is a short-term manager, brought in to achieve instant … Continue reading

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Three views of Italian football: the supporters club, the local team, and the arena.

Tweet I recently hooked up with a friend who gave me some photos from a trip to Italy in 2005. We were visiting a mutual friend in Rome, via his home town of Agnone, a small town in the hills … Continue reading

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Hunting in pairs: Ivan Zamorano and Marcelo Salas, Chile

Tweet Time to go back to the 90’s again for some HOT FRONT TWO action, this time courtesy of Chile’s finest, Ivan Zamorano and Marcelo Salas (AKA ‘El Matador’). Chile has a reasonably well established football history; the national team … Continue reading

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