Sam Griswold is a writer/translator and above all student in Middlebury College's Italian Master's program who, after spending two years of high school in Florence, somehow keeps finding his way back here.
After a 34-year exile I Medicei Rugby Club has won promotion to the top Italian division after a 38–14 playoff victory over L’Aquila. The team rejoiced alongside the 1,000-strong fans that made the trip from Florence to Parma, where the match was held, to witness the milestone. The win saw the team claim the Serie […]
Last month we gave you a comprehensive guide to Florence’s major monuments and museums. This edition here is the definitive list of city’s contemporary museums and galleries. More fervent and friskier than you could ever imagine. 79rosso Gallery This creative hub, situated in the heart of the Oltrarno, is dedicated to exhibitions, artist residencies and […]
On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 3pm, Fiorentina Women’s FC will play its last game of the season against Tavagnacco. Tickets cost 1 euro. Amidst what has been a tumultuous season for ACF Fiorentina, one point of consistency has been the club’s women’s team Fiorentina Women’s FC, which has won all of its matches […]
Fiorentina picked up back-to-back wins in the Serie A as they beat Catania at home on November 1, and then a week later picked up three points away to Udinese on November 8. The Viola were deserved 3-1 winners against Catania; however the match was in question
On October 20, the Fiorentina earned a crucial Champions League away victory and picked up a vital three points in Budapest by prevailing 4-3 in a thrilling encounter with Hungarian hosts Debrecen.
The Viola entered the match with high hopes for earning the crucial three points, but the
Fiorentina striker Alberto Gilardino was Italy's hero
on October 10 as his last-minute equalizer against Ireland earned the Azzurri a
2-2 draw in Dublin and ensured the defending World Cup Champions a place at
this summer's World Cup in South Africa. Gilardino, who was brought on
A turbulent two weeks ended in marvelous fashion for
Fiorentina, who won a historic 2-0 victory over English and European giants Liverpool
in the second game of the Champions League group phase. Nineteen-year-old
Stevan Jovetic was the hero of the night, scoring both goals before
Fiorentina bid farewell to this year's
Champions League campaign after an entertaining 2-1 defeat at the hands of
French champion Lyon. The Viola now have to secure at least a draw in their
final group match against Steaua Bucharest for a spot in this year's UEFA Cup.
Following the club's unfortunate exit from the Champions League and the
upcoming transfer window in January 2009, the Fiorentina may be forced to part
ways with more than a few players mid-season.
At the top of the transfer list are strikers
Giampaolo Pazzini and Pablo Osvaldo, both