Category: Serie A

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What a difference a year makes for Napoli’s Dries Mertens

Dries Mertens has had a remarkable year, but at the age of 30, just why has it taken him so long to make a name for himself?

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Atlanta’s run in the UEFA Cup

Stephen Brandt has a look back at Atlanta’s 1990-91 UEFA Cup run with great fondness.

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Watch: Genoa boss cries after watching 16-year-old son break Serie A goalscoring record

Genoa’s 16-year-old striker, Pietro Pellegri, enters the record books with his emotional father watching on from the dugout.

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The story of Gigi Meroni

When recalling the greatest Italian footballers of the 1960s, most would think of Gianni Rivera, Sandro Mazzola or Gigi Riva, possibly due to his relatively short professional playing career or perhaps because of the limited appearances he made for the Azzurri, but a life is full of intrigue, achievement and tragedy. You would be forgiven for forgetting poetry reading, art loving, Beatles fan: Gigi Meroni.