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Lookalikes

Time for a wee bit of fun. I could spin you a line about how deep and meaningful this is but the truth is every half-arsed football blog needs a half-arsed lookalikes post, so here’s mine. Yes, I know it’s been done to death before. I don’t care. Yes, I […]

Campioni del mondo!

It’s strange how life works out sometimes. When the final whistle blew in Italy’s 1-1 draw with the USA in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup, 24 years since their last World Cup triumph, I turned to my brother and said “that’s it”. I didn’t mean the end […]

Undivided Loyalties

That was a bloody tough World Cup to live through as an Italokiwi. I wrote at the time of the draw that Italy and New Zealand finding themselves in the same group had left me feeling gutted. But I really had no idea how gut wrenching it would truly be. […]