Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and the West Haven Italian Heritage Committee will honor the city’s “Mr. Soccer” as the “primo italiano” at the 23rd annual Italian Heritage Celebration. West Haven Youth Soccer League President John Vinci, a proud ambassador of his rich Italian heritage, will receive the Italian American of the Year award at noon Friday at Cit...

Maria Sole Ferrieri Caputi will become the first woman to referee a Serie A soccer match when she takes charge of Sassuolo’s match against Salernitana on Sunday. The 31-year-old Ferrieri Caputi was promoted to the Italian league’s refereeing pool for this season. She became the first female to referee a match involving a Serie A team last year, in...

It’s the big market that every European club wants to crack, and Italian club AS Roma continues to take further steps into America. With football on the rise in a nation that traditionally favors its own sports, the opening of a New York International Academy owned by AS Roma is a clear indication of how seriously professional football clubs are ta...

For Giorgio Chiellini, all it took was one eye-opening moment for him to realize just how big soccer has gotten in the United States. Shortly after arriving at LAFC in June, following 17 trophy-filled years with Juventus, the legendary Italian defender noticed several people staring at him on the streets of Los Angeles. It was a far cry from his pr...

Vandergrift’s oldest Italian social club celebrated a major milestone last Saturday, Aug. 27. The Bari Club, the sole surviving Italian social club in the borough, celebrated its 100th anniversary with wall-to-wall well-wishers celebrating all things Italian. “All the other Italian clubs are gone in Vandergrift,” said Frank “Beans” Moliterno, 92, t...

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox may be the most storied rivals in Major League Baseball rivals, but when it comes to soccer they could soon be working together. Well, sort of. Yankees are planning to join RedBird Capital in the takeover of Italian soccer champions AC Milan, according to the Financial Times. RedBird also own a stake in Fenwa...

Helbiz Media, the exclusive distributor of media rights to Serie BKT worldwide, announces a new agreement with RAI-RADIOTELEVISIONE ITALIANA S.P.A. RAI Italia will broadcast weekly highlights of the Serie BKT championship for the 2022/2023 season, offering a vast number of fans abroad the thrill of the exciting championship. Helbiz Media and Italia...

After the brief off-season the 2022/23 season of Serie A starts the weekend of August 13, and this year is looking every bit as competitive as the last. We will watch another new champion trying to defend their title, legacy teams looking to get back to their old ways, and transfers shaking up the balance of the league. There is a lot to look forwa...

Lega Serie A, Italy’s top association football league, today announces an exclusive multi-year partnership with Sorare, the player-owned fantasy sports game leveraging non-fungible tokens. Fans, collectors and players from across the globe will now be able to collect, trade and play with digital cards from Italy’s most celebrated and prestigious fo...

A state-of-the-art sports center, nestled on the Tiber River, is being reborn in Riano, between the Flaminia and the Tiberina, thanks to the conspicuous investments of Tonino Doino, the U.S. entrepreneur born in the capital and returned to his roots from Miami to fulfill a dream. To become the president of an Italian soccer team, the country he lef...