Parma In The 1990s – Defining Italian Football’s Golden Age

To sum up the strength of Italian football towards the end of the 20th century, you need only look at the team that helped Parma dismantle French outfit Olympique Marseille in the 1999 UEFA Cup final. On the night, a 3-0 win at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium cemented their dominance. These were calcio’s glory years, Serie[…]

Why do Foreign Managers Continue to Outshine Their English Counterparts?

The new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was ushered into the English game with an incredible fanfare, some even likening it to the revolution that swept the game in the country with Arsene Wenger’s arrival. We ask is it really such a big deal and was the revolution really Wenger’s? There was a huge air of[…]