After the 2-0 defeat to Argentina, Italy rebounded with intent to correct wrongs against an in form England at Wembley stadium. Italy manager; Di Biagio, whilst not content with the defeat also relented the pessimistic tone and eulogised that, “We must do better than in Manchester but we’re on the right path” Indeed that sense […]
Author : Alf Gasparro
The Azzurri on course to knock down English Defences!
As Italy returned to training, there was one thing on their mind, to get back on track after a faltering start against Argentina in which they succumbed to two second half goals by Benega and Lanzini. This was supposed to be the reanimation of Italian hopes after a disastrous qualifying campaign for this summer’s World […]
Italian Tarantella drowned out by Argentinian Tango!
It was supposed to be the rebirth of Italy as Luigi Di Biagio set up his Italy side in an attacking formation to take the fight to an Argentina side which had rested its main protagonists. However, many of the same issues still lingered that saw them miss qualification for this year’s World Cup…and the […]
Arise Ye Blues and Forget Ye Not the Fallen!
In the first of the international friendlies, Italy square up against Argentina at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, whom many are tipping to win the World Cup this summer in Russia. Unfortunately for the Italians and for fans of the Azzurri. Italy will not be present however they have an opportunity to make their presence […]
The Italian Renaissance and the Azzurri Blues
When Italy failed to qualify for this summer’s World Cup, the whole Italian nation entered a period of mourning…shell shocked that the famous Azzurri would not be present at the tournament. In fact this was the first time this had ever happened to the four-time winners and many were asking what could possibly have gone […]