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Juventus, Inter & AC Milan Named In IFFHS Top 10

January 22, 2010


The three Italian giants make the top 10… The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has revealed a list of the top 10 teams from 1991-2009. Topping the list are Spanish giants Barcelona, with Italian sides Juventus, Milan and Inter ranked third, fifth and sixth respectively, according to TMW. The period spanned from January 1, 1991 to December 31, 2009. […]

20th January 2007, Del Piero makes it 500!

January 20, 2010


The 20th January is a date which has entered by right into the history of Juventus and of Alessandro Del Piero. Three years ago, in 2007, the captain made his 500th appearance with the Juventus jersey, during a Serie B match.The Olimpico hosted Bari who would have liked to ruin the celebrations for Alex. On […]

Hall of Fame: Giovanni Trapattoni

December 16, 2009


Over a decade in charge of La Vecchia Signora he gathered her more jewels than anyone else in her history Words: Giancarlo Rinaldi Close your eyes and try to imagine Florence without its Duomo, Venice in the absence of St Mark’s Square or Rome minus the Seven Hills. It is equally difficult to contemplate the […]

Hall of Fame: Giampiero Boniperti

December 10, 2009


He was simultaneously Italy’s greatest ambassador and its most recognisable face on the world stage Words: Giancarlo Rinaldi June 10, 1961, was no ordinary day in the history of Juventus. They had just sewn up another Scudetto thanks to a pantomime 9-1 victory over Inter’s youth team. Mixed with the sound of their celebration, however, […]