With the 2019/20 Serie A season kicking off this weekend, a summer of change at Juventus has left question marks over the Bianconeri’s ability to sustain their dominance in Italy’s top flight. Whilst the chasing pack have all strengthened during the transfer window, Napoli remain the frontrunners to wrestle the Scudetto from the Agnelli family. […]Read More Carpe Diem, Baby: Is This Napoli’s Biggest Chance to End Thirty Years of Hurt?
The opening weekend of the Premier League season provides the annual Year Zero for fans of top flight clubs. Restored by a summer free of football, thousands of supporters donned their sparkling new replica shirts and made pilgrimages to stadiums home and away, filled with the hope that their new million pound idols might be […]Read More Fight The Power: Can Fan Action Force Change in Football?
Napoli’s win at Juventus last weekend blew the Serie A title race open, as the reigning champions’ lead at the top of the table was cut to just one point, but there has been plenty of talk this season that manager Maurizio Sarri and a raft of his first team squad will be bidding ‘arrivaderci’ […]Read More Sale of the Century
Last week, Premier League clubs voted against the introduction of Video Assistant Referees to the league, instead preferring to observe another season of the system being used in the domestic cup competitions in order to make an educated decision as to whether to implement VAR in the future. With the new technology coming under severe […]Read More The Story So VAR…
The last couple of weeks have seen the spotlight fall on a new generation of players across Europe with one thing in common – their Dads were all superstars in the 1990s. But is there more to the hype surrounding these players than just a familiar name? And away from the highly rated, which youngsters […]Read More Just Like My Father
With many Premier League teams enjoying a fortnight off from domestic duty thanks to the double header of the FA Cup Quarter-Finals and International Break, it offers a chance to reflect on the recent announcement that the FA are considering introducing a winter break into the English game in the 2019/20 season. With the rest […]Read More When The Winter Breaks
Each month we’re sending our repugnant Eurosceptic correspondent to a scout a different league on the continent, and asking him to come back with an unbiased report that offends as few people as possible. It’s an impossible task. This month we sent him to Italy. Let them deal with him for a bit. “ […]Read More Vile Barrage’s Eurotrip – Episode 4: Italy