Articles by Peter Rancati



Serie A Review: Week 12

A review from all the action from Italy including an Old Lady comeback and a thriller in Fiorentina in the last round of fixtures before…


Legends of La Liga: Raul

This is a tasty one. Often overlooked in the list of best players of his generation, this Spanish forward was one of the coolest finishers…


Serie A Review: Week 11

A roundup of all the action from Italy including a storming away performance from Lazio and more misery for Montella’s Milan. Saturday 28th October AC…




Valencia: A Team Rejuvenated?

Valencia have gone somewhat under the La Liga radar this season. After finishing a lowly twelfth last season, they now sit in second, one of…




Legends of La Liga: Diego Simeone

Now, before anyone comments “but, but, Diego Simeone wasn’t a legendary player”, “but, but, Diego Simeone spent half of his career in Italy” – I…





100 Up For Bonaventura

For all the hype around AC Milan’s transfers this season, one of their most important players just celebrated his own little milestone. Giacomo ‘Jack’ Bonaventura…



Does Bale Deserve Boos?

Gareth Bale put in another solid performance in Real Madrid’s 3-0 victory over APOEL in the Champions League, as the winger continues his return to…


SPAL: From Bankruptcy to Big Time

Everyone loves an underdog. It’s why Leicester City’s triumph was so popular and why Dodgeball was (and still is) such a good movie. In football,…



Legends of La Liga: Rivaldo

When talking about a rags to riches story, there are few better than the tale of Brazilian forward and talisman, Rivaldo. Born on April 19…