What is the difference between Arsenal and Tottenham in 2009? Two transfers.

Arsenal are two transfers away from becoming as familiar as they’ll ever be to fierce north London rivals Tottenham. Should Cesc Fabregas and Arsene Wenger realise they are too big for the club and seek recognition on a stage more befitting of their respective talents, then the Emirates could become an even quieter stadium come Saturday afternoons (and they will see a great deal more of their games on a Saturday afternoon what with Sky picking big games for Super Sunday shows). What’s worse is the club will resemble closest…

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Club Feature: FC Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan

In the first half of a month which saw Real Madrid twice break the football record for player transfer fees paid, the news that World cup winning Brazilian coach Filipe Scolari had recently signed an 18 month contract with the Uzbek champions Bunyodkor barely registered as a murmur on the global game’s seismograph. Buried under screeds of newsprint devoted to the Madridistas’capture of Kaka (£58 million) and Cristiano Ronaldo (£80 million), one of soccer’s strangest side notes almost passed unnoticed. True enough, fans of the sport have become accustomed to…

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Welcome to A Different League

The makers of Football Italiano would like to introduce you to the brand new website focusing on the beautiful game of football, and predominantly the Premier League. How are we different from other football websites I hear you ask? Well we are going to bring you high quality review on UK football, focusing on what you want most, that is the Premier League and the Champions League, but not ignoring the less glamorous competitions and leagues. In Saturday’s early kick-off, Liverpool travel to the Britannia Stadium to take on a…

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