86 Episodes Refresh
Mar 12, 2021
O FenomenoMarch 12, 2021
The Brazilian superstar Ronaldo joined Inter Milan from Barcelona in 1997. His return to Spain 5 years later arguably marked the end of Serie A’s economic dominance. Golazzo relives the greatest player in the world playing in the greatest league in the world in his prime, before injuries sadly struck. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Not that Ronaldo (01m 30s) • PART 2a: How did Inter get Ronaldo? (08m 00s) • PART 2b: 97/98 – Inter miss out on the title but win the UEFA Cup (14m...
Mar 05, 2021
Inter’s three GermansMarch 05, 2021
Lothar Matthaus, Jurgen Klinsmann and Andreas Brehme were an integral part of West Germany’s World Cup winning side in 1990. They would all join forces at San Siro, with Matthaus and Brehme contributing to an Inter title win achieved with a record points total, and Klinsmann helping to capture the UEFA Cup too. We look at a trio that helped define a time when Serie A was the true superpower of European football. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: German players to have graced Serie A (01m...
Feb 26, 2021
Ravanelli!February 26, 2021
The man who said he was born to be a bricklayer was on the scoresheet the last time Juventus won the Champions League. A silver fox with one of the most imitated goal celebrations of all time, we examine whether his legend was rather more modest than we remember. And how exactly did he end up at Middlesbrough? And Dundee? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The man made by Football Italia? (02m 00s) • PART 1b: The Ravanelli story starts in Perugia (06m 00s) • PART 1c: The silver fox signs...
Dec 22, 2020
Tre tulipani – part 2December 22, 2020
Gullit, Rijkaard and Van Basten were a central part of one of the greatest club sides ever, when Serie A was arguably at its peak. This episode looks at the success enjoyed at a time when European Cup finals were the norm for Milan, and the denouement for the Dutchmen as Gullit clashed with Capello, while Van Basten’s career was cut tragically short by injury. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: European Cup glory in 89 and 90 (01m 00s) • PART 2: Milan sell Gullit and Rijkaard (14m 00s) •...
Dec 15, 2020
Tre tulipani – part 1December 15, 2020
Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard and Marco Van Basten were so good, they made up the entire podium for the 1988 Ballon D’Or. The Dutch trio, known as the three tulips, were pivotal to the Netherlands’ Euro 88 triumph and this Golazzo concentrates on the years that led to them becoming a collective at San Siro. Part one of this two-part special also includes Ruud’s reggae band and a heated debate over the best goal ever. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Italian clubs buying countrymen in bulk...
Dec 08, 2020
Sinisa businessDecember 08, 2020
European Cup winner Sinisa Mihajlovic was the master of free-kicks, considered a wonder of physics in Italy. He also was an accused racist and has battled leukaemia while still managing Bologna. His is a complex story, and his Golazzo includes a special tribute from Sven-Goran Eriksson. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Mihajlovic’s beginnings at Vojvodina (03m 30s) • PART 1b: Sinisa wins the European Cup with Red Star (09m 00s) • PART 2: Sinisa’s set-piece gift (16m 00s) • PART 3:...
Dec 02, 2020
The Spalletti storyDecember 02, 2020
The start saw a string of sackings but Luciano Spalletti’s managerial career caught fire in his first spell at Roma, one of the most tactically significant coaching stints of the last 20 years. Defined by the discovery of the 4-6-0 formation that rejuvenated Francesco Totti. This Golazzo looks back at that team, as well as some of the less successful periods in Spalletti’s time in football. From ostracizing Totti to ostracizing Icardi. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Famous for being...
Nov 23, 2020
Golazzo - coming soon...November 23, 2020
Join Jimbo and the gang for a new series of Golazzo, harking back to the golden days of Serie A. Featuring Sinisa, Spalletti and more. Coming soon... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2020
Ultras in Italy – part 2April 21, 2020
Today we look at how Juventus found themselves embroiled in the world of organised crime, the introduction of identity cards and the ultra stance as last defenders of the real values of the sport. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: The case of Rafaello Bucci and the Drughi (01m 00s) • PART 2: Identity cards brought in to curb violence (13m 00s) • PART 3: The good that ultras do (20m 00s) • PART 4: Are the Ultras dying out? (30m 00s)
Apr 16, 2020
Ultras in Italy – part 1April 16, 2020
In the first of a two-part special, we look at the roots of ultra culture, the politics and the power wielded by Italian clubs’ most passionate and outspoken fan groups. Suspending games, stopping signings and supposed links to organised crime. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Why the fascination with ultras? (01m 00s) • PART 2: The roots of ultra culture (10m 00s) • PART 3: The links to organised crime (15m 00s) • PART 4: Why do clubs give power to the ultras? (23m 00s) • PART 5: Ultras...