BLOG ITALIA: GIANCARLO RINALDI
The Stadio Franchi crowd was revved up even before kick-off and Juventus stalled, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
The January transfer window has just opened and Fiorentina fans can’t wait for it to be over, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Juventus smothered another fledgling dream, but Torino emerge with heads held high, assures Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Milan Badelj is just the latest Fiorentina star ready to fly the nest, but Giancarlo Rinaldi has seen it all before and it rarely ends well.
The friendly with Germany was goalless, but certainly not lacking in positives for the calcio connoisseur, argues Giancarlo Rinaldi.
It’s never a friendly between Italy and Germany, as each generation has their own moment to savour, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Juventus showed the resilience of Champions League contenders in Lyon and a goalkeeping masterclass from Gigi Buffon, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
A Gigi Buffon howler in the Azzurri’s stalemate with Spain proves to Giancarlo Rinaldi that anything can happen in football.
New owners Suning, fans and Coach must strike a balance between Inter ambition and realism, warns Giancarlo Rinaldi.
He hasn’t been at Napoli for long, but Pepe Reina has formed an unbreakable bond with the fans, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.