Events at the San Siro on Boxing day are symptomatic of the deep-seated issues in Italian ultra culture

On the 27th December, an Inter Milan fan died in hospital after being hit by a van whilst fans clashed before a game between Inter Milan and Napoli at the San Siro the day before. The incident occurred at the end of a fight that involved around 60 people. It was also reported that three Napoli fans were stabbed and subsequently hospitalised.

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Advent Day 8 – Steven Gerrard, Mr. Liverpool

By Andrew Misra

It can be debated until one is blue (or red) in the face, but it’s been done time and time again and will continue to be. Let’s accept that both number 8s that influenced British football most strongly in the ’00s were fantastic players.

They’re now showing promising signs of taking that on-pitch form into the dugout with them.

Instead of becoming entrenched in the ancient debate of who is better, let’s look at a couple of moments – one you’ll have heard of, and one that perhaps you don’t remember quite as readily.

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