Career Watch #4) Luca Gagliano

Luca Gagliano scored and assisted on his full debut against Juventus at the tail end of last season and has been rewarded with… a loan move to Serie C! Judging by online images, it looks like there are worse places to be loaned to than Sardinian side Olbia. It seems a bit extreme though toContinue reading “Career Watch #4) Luca Gagliano”

Serie A Starts Again!

Following on from similar posts featuring players from other leagues, here are three players to watch out for as Serie A (Italy’s not Brazil’s) kicks off once again… Samuel di Carmine – Hellas Verona Di Carmine came into his own post lockdown and having finished the 2019-20 campaign with 8 goals in 22 appearances, willContinue reading “Serie A Starts Again!”

Career Watch: #3) Luca Gagliano

Luca Gagliano made his first professional start last night as Cagliari hosted newly crowned Serie A champions Juventus at Sardegna Arena. With only eight minutes on the clock the youngster had notched his first career goal, instinctively poking the ball past Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon. By half-time Gagliano had provided the assist for Giovanni SimeoneContinue reading “Career Watch: #3) Luca Gagliano”

Career Watch: #2) Luca Gagliano

Left Back Footy’s Career Watch prodigy Luca Gagliano debuted for Cagliari yesterday in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Lazio. Six minutes on the pitch in Rome was enough to make some kind person put in the effort to create a Wikipedia page for the young frontman… https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luca_Gagliano The Alghero born forward turned 20Continue reading “Career Watch: #2) Luca Gagliano”

Career Watch: #1) Luca Gagliano

Welcome to a new feature that’s somewhat of an expanded version of One to Watch. In years to come, I intend to provide at least a brief update of how the future (Or past!) has panned out for all those players to have featured in my One to Watch Series. In Career Watch, I’ll goContinue reading “Career Watch: #1) Luca Gagliano”

The Premier League is Back!

Premier League football returns tomorrow. Fans will be able to follow on TV (Including free to air), radio and online text. I’ve really enjoyed watching highlights of Germany’s Bundesliga since its restart. I know that a lot of people are disappointed by the lack of atmosphere. Some people think that matches have a training groundContinue reading “The Premier League is Back!”

One to Watch: #5) Ronaldo Vieira

With a name like Ronaldo Vieira you kind of have to make an impression. 21-year-old Guinea Bissau born Vieira did just that during his time at Leeds United so it was a surprise to many when the Elland Road club let him leave Yorkshire and join Serie A side Sampdoria. Well, if they were goodContinue reading “One to Watch: #5) Ronaldo Vieira”

Remembering Roberto… but not Forgetting Giuseppe!

The lasting image of the 1994 World Cup in USA is that of a forlorn Roberto Baggio having just blazed his penalty high over the bar in Pasadena to hand Brazil their fourth world crown. That it’s the tragic failure of Baggio that is remembered above the goal scoring exploits of Brazil’s Romario and BebetoContinue reading “Remembering Roberto… but not Forgetting Giuseppe!”