Taking A Look Europe’s Forgotten Men

By this point, the 2016-17 season is ramping up into full gear. Title races are beginning to formulate across Europe, while it is becoming evident which clubs are going to struggle to stay afloat in their respective divisions. There have been spectacular goals, thrilling matches and wonderful skills; underdog success stories, bitter rivalries and managerial[…]

Italy’s Future Under Giampiero Ventura

Italy delivered the first truly stunning performance of Euro 2016, upsetting the odds to secure a well-worked 2-0 victory over Belgium on Group E’s opening night. Few, including Italian pundits and fans, saw the result coming. Antonio Conte had selected an ageing squad with little by way of star names but, despite widespread criticism of[…]

The Transfer Plans For Last Seasons Top Four

To varying degrees, each of the clubs from last season’s Premier League top four have experienced a disappointing 2015-16 campaign. Champions Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United have all fallen short of pre-season expectations, which means we can expect change this summer. Managerial changes have already been confirmed for Chelsea and City, with the[…]

Antonio Conte’s Stubbornness in Tactics and Selections Signals Early Warning for Italy Before Euro 2016

Up 2-1 and with a foot in the door of qualifying for the European Championship next summer, he knew his side could not throw away this opportunity. Indeed, a win in his team’s last two matches would be enough to qualify. He wanted to finish the job that night however. With an interception and powerful[…]