From future stalwarts to surprise packages at this year’s European Championship campaign, there’s quite a few gems packed into that bright blue kit from this era. A year which might be remembered as a ‘what if’ season for most Sampdoria fans, it’s somewhat surprising to… Read More »3 Hidden Sampdoria Starlets from their 2016/17 Squad!
A name that most kit-men will probably curse when having to print in on the back of his jersey, press-men-and-women the world over will have this youngster’s title firmly on their printers this summer. Immediately breaking through at A.C. Milan in 2015, Gianluigi Donnarumma has… Read More »Predicting Gianluigi Donnarumma’s Next Move
For any world-class outfit, it makes sense to have an arsenal of weapons at one’s disposal dependant on the situation you’re faced with. For Internazionale, Obafemi Martins represented an almost completely different kind of striker to what they’d been used to having throughout their illustrious… Read More »Obafemi Martins: Inter Milan’s Secret Weapon (2001-06)
The summer of 1997 was, to put it mildly, a time of serious change for Internazionale (more commonly known as Inter Milan). Whilst manager Roy Hodgson had drastically improved the side over his two seasons in charge , the fans and indeed the board had seen… Read More »Inter Milan in 1997/98: The Story of the Serie A Season!
I love football … dammit, we all do! But why should Papu Gomez have to play for a ‘bigger club’ before he gets the recognition he deserves?! Atalanta may not hold as much gravitas as other Serie A sides like Juventus or any of the… Read More »Papu Gomez – The Soul of Atalanta
A pariah-cum-legend in Milan, Arrigo Sacchi’s legacy at the San Siro focused heavily his love of Dutch football. In the ’70s and ’80s, Dutch football was taking over the world. And as we will come to discuss heavily in Ultra United’s Icons section, it was… Read More »Arrigo Sacchi’s Dutch Obsession