We try to predict the unpredictable Euro 2016 Quarterfinal matches

The Euro Quarterfinals are almost upon us. After a group stage and round of 16 filled with twists and turns, viewers will be filled with questions. What should we be prepared for? Who should we keep an eye on? Will there be any shock results? Well, we got you covered with a pocket-sized preview of […]

Watch: Emanuele Giaccherini gives Italy a shock lead over Belgium

Coming into the match Belgium were number two in the FIFA rankings while many people believed this would be one of the worst Italian teams to ever play at a major tournament. Therefore it’d be fair to assume this would be a pretty straightforward contest with Belgium coming out the victors. Apparently nobody told that […]

Who will advance in the EURO 2016’s ‘group of death’ — Group E

Many pundits consider Euro 2016’s Group E as the “Group of Death” with no team being below 35 on the FIFA Rankings, which says something about the group. Also, with such teams as Belgium, Sweden and Italy in the group it’s not hard to see why this is being considered one of the toughest groups […]

Antonio Conte will step down as Italy manager, Chelsea next?

Italy manager Antonio Conte announced that he will step down as manager after this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament. While he did not confirm or deny this, it is highly expected Conte will be managing Chelsea next season. The 46 year-old Conte started his managerial career after a 20 year playing career, mostly at Juventus. After […]

Debt ridden Parma is selling trophies to make ends meet

Parma has had money problems for a while now and as they’re over $200 million in debt, they were automatically relegated from Serie A to Serie D this year. They had to change their name from Parma to Parma Calcio 1913. Now it’s getting even worse and Parma has resorted to selling their history to try to […]

Sebastian Giovinco is the most important MLS signing since Beckham

MLS and Toronto FC have made it official, 27 year old Italian international Sebastian Giovinco is leaving Juventus to come to North America and play in MLS. This is a change of pace when it comes to typical MLS signings who are coming from Europe. MLS has had a history of signing players from Europe […]

32 Flags Presents: Soccer’s Best and Worst of 2014

Throughout the next week, we at 32 Flags are recapping the past year as well as look toward 2015. We’ll take a look at the best and worst of 2014, best games and goals and predict what is going to happen in 2015. Today, we’re talking about the best and worst of 2014. It was […]

Flares From Croatia Fans Rained Down in Italy During Euro Qualifier

The Italy/Croatia game was temporarily suspended in the 73rd minute due to Croatian fans throwing flares from the top level of San Siro onto the field. The scene provided for a picturesque and dangerous situation and the referee felt it was best to stop the game and get the players away from danger. Italian police […]