Mamma mia! It’s a final Italian special from TJ.

And so the end is near and now we face the final curtain. That’s right folks it is the last of my European blog’s for this season. It will be a long two months until we meet again but to help you with the withdrawal symptoms we inevitably face after the football season ends, here … Continue reading

Goals galore this weekend and a pretty tasty Acca too.

Serie A. Once again, Sunday evening in Italy has an absolute ripsnorter of a game. And once again Napoli are involved but this time they travel to the capital to face the team four points below them and doing all they can to catch them and claim a place in the Champions League qualifying rounds. … Continue reading

Redemption for Napoli, a Basque derby and the Foals are making a comeback!

Serie A. On Tuesday evening the San Paolo was full to the brim with Neapolitans roaring their team on and whistling until their lips ran dry whenever a member of Real had possession. It was building up to be one heck of a tie after Mertens’ early goal but some poor marking and two more … Continue reading

Serie A football preview: Napoli warm up for Real Madrid and depleted Milan face daunting trip to Lazio

Napoli vs Genoa: Over 3.5 goals (11/10 Ladbrokes) Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli are an engrossing watch right now and last week’s 7-1 mauling of Bologna only emphasised that. The immediate thought here is Dries Mertens to score any time, at 4/7, after failing to do so just three times in his last 10 games with 14 … Continue reading