Punish Italy for its footballing crimes

That veteran football writer, Brian Glanville, has made a career out of writing about Italian football scandals – scarcely a year goes by when he does not refer to the Solti-Lobo drama of 1973, when Juventus were accused of trying to bribe referee Francisco Lobo during their game against Brian Clough’s Derby County. Today, we read of yet another scandal in Italian football, a recurring theme that goes back 40-odd years. Why is Italian football so susceptible to corruption? Thankfully, English football has had very little of this. But with so many people from Eastern Europe and Asia in Britain, … Continue reading Punish Italy for its footballing crimes