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.
Over the years there have been many managers who have been labelled as ‘tactical geniuses’. One of these is Helenio Herrera. You might not have heard of Herrera, which is entirely understandable, however, he’s th
Atlanta beat Sassuolo 2-1 at the weekend in Italy’s Serie A but something other than the result really stole the headlines. Atlanta’s German Denis scored both the goals but his first, right before half-time, is easily one of the b
After opening their World Cup Group D campaign with a 2-1 loss against Italy, England’s players will be relaxing and focussing on their next winnable game against Uruguay. Joe Hart, England’s goalkeeper, might need a tad