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The world’s cuddliest fascist?

After years of searching it looks like I’ve finally found an English Premier League team to support – whoever is playing Sunderland. The appointment of Paolo Di Canio as their new manager is not as surprising as it is sad. It was inexorable that one, desperate for attention, top flight […]

When two tribes go to war…

AS Roma 3, SS Lazio 2 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, October 31 2007 It’s hard to describe just what a derby means to a fan. To put it into cold, emotionless black and white words on paper can’t convey the intensity of feeling without it somehow seeming pathetic to the reader. […]