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
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. http://backpagefootball.com/the-purple-revolution/113809/
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
Finally, after a nervous wait for all involved, we are ready to begin the most prestigious tournament in the history of football. Let us begin our epic voyage of discovery, who had the best kit in Serie A in the 1990s? We start with two traditionally strong teams in calcio, as Fiorentina take on Roma. For … Continue reading Best Serie A Kit of the 1990s Round I: Fiorentina vs Roma
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. http://backpagefootball.com/bologna-from-ragu-to-riches/113674/ … Continue reading Bologna – From Ragu to Riches?
Apologies for this post being a bit later than I expected, I have been juggling three or four different job applications and interviews at the moment so my life has been rather manic. On we go though with the hugely important first round draw of the Best Serie A Kit of the 1990's. The draw … Continue reading Best Serie A Kit of the 1990s Part III: The First Round Draw
The tension is building here at, erm, my house, as the draw for round one of the Best Serie A Kit of the 1990's will hopefully take place tonight. Here is a run through of the numbers in this all important tournament. 1 - AC Milan 2 - Juventus 3 - Lazio 4 - Inter … Continue reading Best Serie A Kit of the 1990s Part II: The Draw Numbers