In the first of a new series focusing on cult heroes of the game, Robbie Deighan looks at former West Ham and Lazio striker Paolo Di Canio.
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Richard Chambers rounds up the week’s Serie A action, as Roma overcame reigning champions Internazionale 1-0 and Juventus picked some much needed points at home to Cagliari.
Chris Mann is back to give BackPageFootball the lowdown on the latest round of Serie A matches as leaders Inter stumble against Napoli. Have things just got interesting again on the peninsula? With Napoli holding Inter to a draw and Milan, Roma and Juventus all registering important wins, a small dent has was made in […]
BPF’s resident Serie A expert Chris Mann is back with a round up of the latest goings on in Italy as Inter continue to lead the way. We’re only a little over half-way through the season, but it already looks as though Internazionale have got a fifth consecutive Serie A title all but wrapped up. […]
This was not a particularly glorious week in the history of Italian football. A total of nine games were played over the weekend, with all but three fixtures ending in draws and five producing two goals or less. To make matters worse, the most eye-catching game of week 22, the clash between Parma and Internazionale, […]
A new week and a new era for Juventus in the aftermath of Ciro Ferrara’s sacking following the club’s elimination from the Coppa Italia at the hands of Internazionale in mid-week. The Turin club have appointed Alberto Zaccheroni until the end of the season and week 22 is the former Torino manager’s first chance to […]
Week 21 might just have proved to be the decisive weekend of the Serie A season. Two crucial games took place at the top of the table as Juventus faced Roma, and Internazionale and Milan clashed in Italy’s fiercest derby. Here’s how it all went… Was this the game that defined the season? Internazionale’s impressive […]
The Milan derby is the highlight of another busy weekend of Italian football, and Chris Mann is here to preview all the action. I know I always say this, but (and this time I really, really mean it) this weekend’s programme of Serie A action is set to be an absolute cracker. The Milan derby […]
As the Serie A season develops, so it becomes an increasingly intriguing prospect. Week 20 produced several fascinating results, games which see the title race well and truly back on and Ciro Ferrara closer than ever to losing his job as manager of Juventus. So, without further ado, here’s what happened…. Inter’s seemingly irrepressible march […]
In a week when four Serie A games were cancelled due to the snow and ice that affected most of Italy, Juventus again grabbed the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Ciro Ferrara’s side capitulated to Catania at the Stadio Olimpico to plunge the Old Lady deeper into crisis whilst Inter seized their opportunity to […]