INTER MILAN have revealed they lost an astonishing € 245.6 million in their title-winning season of 2020-21, a record loss for an Italian club and an indication of the fragile state of European football. Inter’s revenues declined from € 372.4 … Continue reading Inter Milan maintain momentum on the field, but finances are frightening
UEFA, in their technical review of Euro 2020, have claimed the event was “food for the soul of football”, although few would consider the events on the day of the final at Wembley were anything but that. By that time, … Continue reading UEFA’s Euro 2020 – soul food for the people
VENICE is one of the most iconic cities in the world and attracts 30 million tourists in a normal year. But very few people have ever associated the famous sinking city with football, even though the history of the game … Continue reading Serie A: The creature from the Venetian lagoon rises
Italy’s victory over England in the delayed 2020 European Championships was their second European success and became their sixth major trophy. The Azzurri also won the Olympic Games football competition in 1936 in Berlin. 1934 Gianpiero Combi, Eraldo Monzeglio, Luigi … Continue reading Italy’s trophy winners – from 1934 to 2021
NOBODY should be too surprised that the aftermath of the European Championship final descended into primitive times: the hospitals anticipated increased A&E traffic, people predicted “there will be all hell let loose” if England lost and you just knew that … Continue reading Euro 2020: The result can be brushed aside, but worry about the reputational damage
COVID-19 will prevent UEFA and analysts from really judging if Euro 2020 has been an overwhelming success. The multi-centre structure, spreading the joy across Europe, was … Continue reading Euro 2020: Has Platini’s folly been a success?