A presto, Parma FC

You will have seen the latest troubles for Parma FC. Bankrupt once again (this is their third time). After this season Parma Football Club will probably fold and reform as a new concern, starting again in Serie D.

Ah Italia…

The Italian Match

I never got chance to post anything about them… Like everybody else I was expecting to be watching them in the Quarters… maybe not the Semi’s looking at the spreadsheet in which I put some hypotheticals before all this began, but at least still in the competition. But now it’s the 2nd time that a World Cup holder has gone out in the group stages. Weird. All very weird. But as they say… FOOTBALL !       Well… as we say.. They say Calcio. Although I have to admit when I was looking at their teamsheet, in years gone…

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His name is Zola, he is the bossman...

You may have read reports that directly after West Ham’s defeat to Stoke last Saturday, Gianfranco Zola immediately flew back to Sardinia to consider his future. Well that wasn’t the case. The real reason was because Paolo, the bloke who was running his side business for him was sick and Gianfranco went to cover for him. So if you were in the bar at the airport Holiday Inn in Cagliari on Sunday night, you might have seen “Francesco” (as he likes to call himself when belting out a few numbers to get the crowd warmed up) providing your entertainment. –…