From Baresi, Maldini and Baggio to Astori, Darmian and Immobile. Where has it all gone wrong in Italian football?

There was a time when Serie A and the Italian national team took centre stage in world football. Not only were the world’s mightiest players honing their skills in the boot-looking country but the Squadra Azzurra’s wealth of talent, unique way of defending and tactical intelligence were impossible to ignore. But things

Was Italy’s World Cup exit a surprise?

Monday was a sad night for Italian football. Firstly, Italy said ‘arrivederci’ to the World Cup, failing to make the tournament for the first time since 1958. Furthermore, a number of legends - Leonardo Bonucci, Daniele De Rossi, Andrea Barzagli and Gianluigi Buffon - played their last match for the

England legend Chris Waddle urgues ‘Not world-class-yet Kane to stay at Spurs’

Journalist Alessandro Schiavone has interviewed England legend Chris Waddle ahead of England versus Slovenia at Wembley Stadium on Thursday evening. Former Tottenham Hotspur winger Chris Waddle says that ‘Harry Kane isn't world-class yet' I met England legend Chris Waddle outside the iconic Wembley Stadium three hours before England’s penultimate World Cup qualifier