In 2015, according to La Stampa, the FIGC were looking to initiate around 70 federal football centres as well as 200 development centres in Italy each levying near to 4 million euros in investment. Reports such as this surfaced prominently in 2015 and essentially the targets of growing initiatives were 12-14 year olds. It should 

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Memory lane History is important to understanding both the present and the future. In the 1960’s, most notably between 1963 and ’67, I Nerazzurri swashbuckling (of sorts) use of the catenaccio system under the stewardship of Helenio Herrera brought the kind of success its supporters have come to see as a standard bearer. A guidance 

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In the summer 2017 Luciano Spalletti took over as the new manager of Internazionale, a surprising move considering his Roma side finished 2nd in Serie A with their highest points total ever.   Much-needed stability For Inter, Spalletti’s arrival will be an effort to bring some stability to the club. The Nerazzurri have gone through 

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Think of the most famous Italian footballers and some familiar names come to mind – Roberto Baggio, Paulo Maldini, Francesco Totti, Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo, Alessandro Del Piero. With the exception of Del Piero and Andrea Pirlo; all of these players plied their trade in Italy for their entire careers. Granted Serie A , was 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel Football HD-2 showcases the goal and all the highlights from Juventus’ 1-0 win at home in their match against historic and bitter rivals Inter Milan at the Juventus Stadium in Torino in their much-anticipated Serie A encounter. Juve’s winner was scored by Colombian international winger Juan Cuadrado at the stroke of 

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In official news, Hull City have signed Andrea Ranocchia on a loan deal. The Inter Milan defender signed on a deal till the end of the season with the struggling Premier League side, which was hastened by Davies’ injury. As reported by The Mirror: “Hull have signed Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia. Tigers boss Marco 

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According to reports, Jonathan Biabiany has rejected a loan offer from Chelsea. The 28 year old France international winger has barely featured for Inter Milan this season. As reported by Sky Sports: “Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany has turned down a loan offer from Chelsea, according to Sky in Italy. The France international has not 

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According to reports, Matteo Darmian is set to return to Italy this month with Inter Milan the likeliest destination. The 27 year old full-back has struggled at United since his arrival from Torino. As reported by The Mirror: “Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is eyeing a switch to Inter – and has even begun to 

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Awesome video uploaded by YouTube channel WeSpeakFootball showcasing 2016’s best 100 goals. The list of course seems subjective, but it’s still a wonderful watch. Enjoy and we wish you all a happy new year.   Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

Gabriel Barbosa, better known as “Gabigol”, is the latest exciting young talent to emerge from the Brazilian league. The 20 year-old centre forward spent most of his professional playing career at Santos, who also provided us with arguably one of the best Brazilian talents ever, Neymar. In fact, he is so heavily rated by the 

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India is slowly emerging as a rather profitable market for football, with the Indian Super League attracting names like Robert Pires and top Premier League clubs attempting to woo their Indian fans during festivities such as Diwali and Holi through the social media. The subcontinent’s new crowning achievement comes in the form of Premier Futsal, 

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Below is the eighth installment of a UEFA Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. Thirty-one days, fifty matches, one winner. After an unbelievable victory against hosts France in the showpiece final, Portugal have been crowed champions of UEFA Euro 2016, and it’s a tournament which will 

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With the transfer window officially open, teams have already began bringing in reinforcements in order to avoid the deadline day commotion. Albeit few and far between, some one of the best deals are acquired through free transfers: which entails agreement of personal terms with the player without the club’s involvement. Here are three of the 

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Arsenal have the makings of a very strong defensive unit, with Petr Cech, Hector Bellerin and Laurent Koscielny all bringing plenty to the table. Nacho Monreal also provides a pretty decent option at left-back, but the Gunners are crying out for another top-class central defender.   Jeison Murillo, the latest defensive target If reports in 

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With the confirmation that Walter Mazzarri is to become Watford’s new head coach came a stark reminder of how his new employers operate. The club’s chief executive Scott Duxbury used all the usual platitudes that come with managerial statements but the “thoroughly looking forward to working with such a highly regarded coach” came with the 

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is known for being the notorious one and has always managed to be at the centre of attention. Recently, the tall striker didn’t miss his opportunity to let the football world know that his time is up at the Parc des Princes by tweeting: “I came like a king, left like a legend.” 

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  David Beckham Beckham is a Manchester United, Real Madrid and England legend, who deserves his name in the highest honors in the FIFA series. The midfielder has won six Premier League, one La Liga, one Ligue 1 and two MLS Cup titles. Individually, he has been runner up for 1999 Ballon d”or and 2001 

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