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An Awkward Relationship: The English Perception of Italian Calcio

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Tribalism or attaching yourself to ones colours is deeply infectious. It taps into a sense of identity, a belonging; you share this feeling and entitlement of supporting something with other people which can bring out such intense emotions. Nonetheless, such tribalism can also lead to spitefulness when it comes to media and fan viewpoints on certain teams.

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Rebirth: The Second Coming of Andrea Stramaccioni

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Share:Back to back losses in the Champion’s League qualifiers for Francesco Guidolin’s Udinese side is something that many fans will never forget after being so close on both occasions in this decade. An Antonio Di Natale missed penalty against Arsenal in 2011 would’ve all but put Udinese through in a tense qualifying round, whilst the season after, an away goal lead …

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