Thoughts on the Deadman’s Retirement

Firstly, an apology for the halt in my epic quest to find the best Serie A shirt of the 1990s. I have started my new job in the last two weeks, one in which I leave my house is 7.10am and get home at 7 or 7.30pm, so I have been absolutely cream crackered, to … Continue reading Thoughts on the Deadman’s Retirement


The Purple Revolution

Hello everybody, just a little update to let you know I have written a new article for Back Page Football (a website I heartily recommend) about Fiorentina's plans for a new stadium and a controversial refereeing decision favouring Juventus (shocking!). Take a look at it here, and ciao for now.

Best Serie A Kits of the 1990s Round I: Piacenza vs Sampdoria

Round one, match two is a battle between a genuine minnow in Piacenza against Sampdoria, who have a reputation, like Fiorentina, for excellent kits. A daunting challenge for Piacenza, can they join Fiorentina in the last eight? Piacenza (1993 - 1994, 1995 - 2000) vs Sampdoria (1990-1999) Now here I must admit something, I am … Continue reading Best Serie A Kits of the 1990s Round I: Piacenza vs Sampdoria

Bologna – From Ragu to Riches?

After a long absence I have written an article about Bologna's recent struggles on the pitch. Despite recent results, things are looking bright for Bologna. They have a wealthy owner who has spent ¬£45 million in transfers in the last two years, and is looking to renovate their pretty, but dated, Stadio Renato Dall'Ara. reading Bologna – From Ragu to Riches?