Paddy Agnew

Champions League Returns Which Could Be Good For Roma – Football Article

The European competition returns this week and it could come at a good time for Roma. Paddy Agnew’s Notes From Italy: Champions League Returns Which Could Be Good For Roma The long dark winter nights are getting shorter. This can mean only one thing – that Champions League anthem is about to ring out again at grounds all across Europe, starting tonight at the Olimpico in Rome (Roma v Porto) and at Old Trafford (Manchester United v PSG). Italian interest…

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Old Lady Not For Turning | Paddy Agnew – Football Article

Despite a poor performance, Juventus still proved the cream of the crop beating Lazio recently. Paddy Agnew’s Notes From Italy: Old Lady Not For Turning At half-time in last Sunday night’s Lazio v Juventus Serie A clash, the man from Sky Italia TV grabbed Lazio’s Italian international Marco Parolo as he made his way back to the dressing room. Even though the score was 0-0, he complimented Parolo on Lazio’s splendid first half performance, asking him how the second half…

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Polemics Over Italian Supercoppa Final In Jeddah Next Week – Football Article

The speaker of those controversial words on Monday of this week was Matteo Salvini, Italy’s dynamic, often polemical but rarely silent Minister of the Interior. Salvini’s comments are but a reflection of the inflamed public debate that has been generated by the Italian Football League’s decision to play its annual Super Cup (the Italian equivalent of the FA’s Community Shield) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday of next week. Amnesty International, former Sports Minister Luca Lotti, former Speaker of the…

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