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Serie A

Tackling Racism Full On

  We simple must ban racists from our game and fight racism full on. In the wake of the ‘walk off’ by Kevin-Prince Boateng and his Milan teammates, racism rears its ugly head once again. Boateng and other Milan players were subject to racial abuse from the stands, which led to the Ghanaian international kicking […]

An Insight Into The 3-5-2 Formation

There are a number of teams recently in the Premier League using the formation 3-5-2. There have been a number of teams in Italy using it to great effect. Here’s a look-in at how the 3-5-2 works and the burning question: Can an English team successfully use the 3-5-2? Wing Backs The main reason Napoli […]

Can Napoli’s Rising Stars Achieve Something Special?

Napoli are a team that is rapidly climbing up the footballing ladder. In recent years they have been steadily moving up the rungs of Serie A. Qualifying for the Champions League two seasons ago left many wondering if Napoli could potentially become a world footballing powerhouse. In terms of quality, this club has it all; […]

The Standout Players In Serie A This Season

I have compiled a list of who I believe will be Serie A’s standout players over the course of the season. 5- Sebastien Giovinco, Juventus. After a fantastic season on loan at Parma in 2011-12, Sebastian Giovinco has returned to Juventus with the ‘Old Lady’ expecting big things from the Italian. With 15 goals and […]

Top 5 Young Players To Watch In Serie A This Season

With many talented players leaving Serie A over the last few years, many have questioned the lack of talent in a league not known for its use of talented young players. But I’ve made a list of the top 5 young players to watch in Serie A this season. 5-  Mattia Destro, Forward, Roma. Mattia […]

What Could Bologna Star Gaston Ramirez Offer Southampton If He Makes A Shock Move To The Saints?

News reached us recently that Southampton had made an ambitious £11.5 million pound offer for Bologna star Gaston Ramirez. Gaston Ramirez and his agent were both happy with the wages offered to the Uruguayan from Southampton however, Bologna are demanding a higher fee at present. Ramirez started his career off at Uruguayan side Penarol, he […]

Can Football Wages Be Justified?

In 1957, taking in bonuses, wages and international match fees, a footballers income for the year would be £1,600 on average. Fast forward 55 years later and compare it to the average in the Premier League in 2012, £75,000 a week is the rough average, with this average falling due to promoted teams in the […]