The legendary Italian football journalist Gianni Brera, regarded as the chief propagandist for the notorious catenaccio system of defensive play, once wrote that “the perfect match would end 0-0”.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
The Italian press believes Roma are capable of pulling off yet another "extraordinary" comeback to overturn a three-goal deficit and knock Liverpool out of the Champions League semi-finals.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
What the papers say.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
What's being rumoured online and in the papers.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest during Pescara's clash with Cagliari today having been booked after reporting racist abuse to the referee.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
Larry Ryan dons his Santa hat to dole out Christmas presents to the sporting world.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
Two-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo scored a total of 16 goals in last year's Champions League games.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Things have not gone as planned for Mario Balotelli at Liverpool but the Italy international is hopeful of turning things around at Anfield, according to his agent.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Rafael Benitez has refused to confirm that he will be in charge of Napoli at the start of next season, but insisted that if he isn’t it won’t be down “to money or signings”.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
It’s about 9.30am on Sunday morning and our 16-seater bus has turned left onto the Via Borgo Palazzo in Bergamo.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini faces losing Gareth Barry to suspension after the defensive midfielder was charged by the Football Association.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists Mario Balotelli is not for sale, despite his stern words for the striker after Sunday’s Manchester derby.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
The parent club of Italian footballer Piermario Morosini, who died during a game on Saturday, will take care of his disabled sister, according to its captain Antonio Di Natale.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
An autopsy on Italian footballer Piermario Morosini, who died after collapsing during a Serie B match at the weekend, has proved inconclusive.
Gian Piero Gasperini is on the brink of being sacked as coach of Inter Milan just five matches into his reign.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
The agent of Alberto Aquilani claims a deal is in place with Liverpool to take the midfielder to Fiorentina.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
The agent of Italy midfielder Mauro Camoranesi claims the player is the subject of an official approach from Birmingham.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2010
Bayern Munich striker Luca Toni has set his sights on a return to Serie A with Roma this winter, although a deal has yet to be concluded.
Sun, 27 Dec, 2009
GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI is too smart to express a preference in terms of Ireland’s World Cup play-off opponents, although it’s a pretty safe bet that he wouldn’t be wholly in disagreement with Marco Tardelli’s choice of Greece.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato will speak with new Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti before making a decision on his future.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2009
Jenson Button has accused Flavio Briatore of being “bitter” after the Renault boss suggested Brawn GP’s current dominance is damaging the credibility of Formula One.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2009
Jenson Button has hit back at Flavio Briatore after the Renault boss questioned the Briton’s talent during his scathing attack on the credibility of Formula One in the wake of the diffuser row.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2009
Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic should sit out both legs of the Champions League last-16 tie between the two sides following his dismissal in December’s FIFA Club World Cup final.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2009
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has revealed he could choose to retire rather than prolong his career after fighting back from a serious knee injury.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher could be set for a return to top flight motorsport after being linked with a ride in the World Superbike series.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2008
Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has revealed the Scuderia are to ditch their electronic pit stop system in the wake of a costly blunder at the Singapore Grand Prix.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2008
AC Milan star Kaka claims he has no intention of joining Chelsea and has pledged his future to the Italian giants.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
Arsenal’s AC Milan-bound midfielder Mathieu Flamini cannot wait to embark on his new adventure in Serie A – a league he believes is at the forefront of world football.
Wed, 21 May, 2008
Fernando Alonso has been offered a return to Renault by team principal Flavio Briatore.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2007
Ferrari have today accused McLaren of making “serious and false accusations” as the war of words between the two bitter rivals intensifies.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
THE trek home began immediately after the match ended: 7,000 Milan fans with their different-coloured bracelets indicating the departure time of their return flights to Malpensa.
Fri, 25 May, 2007
Multiple world champion Alain Prost believes the jury is still out on Lewis Hamilton’s ability to mount a title challenge in his debut Formula One season.
Tue, 08 May, 2007
THE Italian media collectively relished the prospect of AC Milan’s Champions League final rematch with Liverpool and mocked Manchester United’s beaten stars after the Rossoneri secured their place in the final.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
ITALIAN football’s ambitious plans to reform and rebuild faced an uncertain future after their lost bid to host Euro 2012.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2007
DUTCH giants Ajax’s faltering title hopes were dealt another blow on Saturday but Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven got back on track for a third successive crown with three points against ADO Den Haag.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
For 10 years Alessandro Del Piero has been hyped as the great hope of Italian football only to disappoint on the big stage.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2006
AC Milan defender Kakha Kaladze believes his future will be resolved next week.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2005
IT surely is the ultimate irony — the Italians cry ‘foul’ before ever a ball is kicked!
Tue, 22 Jun, 2004
MICK MCCARTHY is not the only international manager facing waves of criticism. Calls for Italy coach Giovanni Trapattoni to resign reached fever pitch after his side’s 2-1 defeat by Wales in a Euro 2004 qualifier on Wednesday.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2002
Italian state broadcaster RAI is considering suing FIFA arguing that poor refereeing was to blame for Italy's exit from the tournament.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2002
Italian club Perugia has sacked Ahn Jung-hwan after he scored the winner for South Korea against Italy.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2002
South Korean hero Ahn Jung-Hwan is facing the sack from Serie A club Perugia.
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