Slashed from Italy’s initial squad, a twist of fate saw Matteo Pessina step up to help his country win Euro 2020. From humble beginnings at Monza to the present day, … Continue Reading The inside story of Matteo Pessina: Monza’s jewel to Mancini’s joker
As the summer transfer window looms in the shadows of Euro 2020, FTF takes a look at some standout performers at relegated clubs who will look to take the next … Continue Reading Scouting by the numbers – Finding bargains at relegated clubs
Musa Barrow has come a long way from The Gambia. At 23 years of age, the sky is the limit for his potential. FTF spoke to his agent Lugi Sorrentino. … Continue Reading The inside story of Musa Barrow: From The Gambia to Serie A
Giacomo Raspadori will look to be the ace up Italy’s sleeve at Euro 2020 as they look to extend their terrific unbeaten run. Almost a year ago now, Giacomo Raspadori … Continue Reading Giacomo Raspadori – Italy’s star in the making at Euro 2020
Italian football has always been associated with great defensive talent. Here we profile three exceptional centre backs, and their claim to the Serie A throne.
Crotone may be thirteen points adrift of safety at the bottom of Serie A, but the combination of manager Serse Cosmi and Simy Nwankwo has proven joyous, writes Wilf MacDonnell.
Gian Piero Gasperini has changed the landscape for Atalanta in his five years at the club. But who would make the appropriate candidate to take over when he leaves. These three young coaches could make the perfect successors.
The twenty-one year old is the latest from Sporting’s academy, now enhancing his reputation at Milan, following in the footsteps of some legendary names. The halls of Sporting CP’s youth … Continue Reading The inside story of Rafael Leão: Made in Lisbon, thriving in Milan
Rodrigo de Paul has carried his Udinese side to the point that he is now a league leading midfielder. One that Europe should take good notice of.
This is the story of how the boy from Belgium became Figlio Del Vesuvio – a son of Naples. Dries Mertens. The story of Napoli and the city of Naples … Continue Reading Winning hearts from Aalst to Naples – Dries Mertens
Goran Pandev was instrumental and an integral part of José Mourinho’s treble-winning 2009/10 Inter Milan team. Goran Pandev has had a long and storied association with Italian football, enjoying a … Continue Reading The quintessential José Mourinho player – Goran Pandev
The remarkable tale of Venezia F.C., a tale of bankruptcy, mismanagement, relegation, Inzaghi and promotion, in Venice