Miroslav Klose full of praise for Italy’s first-class postal service

Life in football mad Rome has its perks for Lazio’s chief goal-getter


The clichéd view of Italy is that of a country yet to discover efficiency, where carrying out a task in the correct manner requires a silly amount of effort whereas it’s likely that if you take a few shortcuts, no harm will befall you.

You would therefore assume that the postal system is a joke, [...]

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The Spoiler Awards – Match of the Season



Now that all the proper football has finished and we’re left with a summer of reading how Cesc Fabregas will be off to Barcelona any minute and that Man City have bid £3.2billion for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, The Spoiler thought it would be a good time to have a [...]

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Nominations for Serie A’s ‘Golden Bin’ awards are in…

Milan, Juve and Inter well represented at ‘worst player’ ceremony


Serie A‘s least coveted award has revealed its ten player shortlist.The Bidone d’Oro (Golden Bin) award annually recognises the terrible efforts of some of Italy’s worst performers. Past winners include Christian Vieri, Adriano and Rivaldo.

Most of the 2009 [...]

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The Spoiler Bet of the Day

Who do we turn to in our hour of need? Steve McClaren!

Steve McClaren

It’s been a horrible few days. Firstly, Man United flopped when all the long shots in our Champions League accumulator delivered and then Lyon once again mugged Liverpool in injury time yesterday.

When your luck [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 375: Carolina Baldini

Beckham isn’t the only one who’s unhappy with Diego Simeone

Earlier this year, 34-year-old model Carolina Baldini confirmed that she had separated from former Lazio midfielder and current San Lorenzo manager Diego Simeone. “We have not ceased to love each other, but we could not overcome the crisis,” she [...]

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Fact File

Who is Federico Macheda?

Italian ladies man steals the show at Old Trafford

Federico Macheda the ladies’ man

After seeing his side steal a last minute winner against Fulham on Saturday, Rafa Benitez was enjoying his Sunday evening a little more more than usual, thanks to Manchester Utd’s imminent slip-up [...]

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