Roberto Gotta Archive
Gotta: Diamanti needs to shine
With Gaston Ramirez gone, Roberto Gotta says Alessandro Diamanti must fill the void at Bologna.
May 1, 2012
All eyes on battle for bronze
Roberto Gotta ponders the five-way fight for the final Champions League qualifying spot in Serie A.
April 10, 2012
Milan clubs ready to rescue Mario
Roberto Gotta on the reaction in Italy to Mario Balotelli's latest meltdown at Manchester City.
March 27, 2012
Montella trumpeting Elephants' success
Roberto Gotta on the upturn in fortunes of lowly Catania under new coach Vincenzo Montella.
March 13, 2012
Gotta: Ranieri hanging on to defy Serie A sack culture
Roberto Gotta says Claudio Ranieri is defying Serie A's trend of axing managers at the first sign of trouble.
February 20, 2012
San Paolo's divine intervention
Roberto Gotta considers the test that awaits Chelsea as they travel to Napoli's San Paolo.
January 31, 2012
Derby day: A Milanese aftermath
AC Milan and Inter have suffered differing fortunes since their derby meeting, as Roberto Gotta observes.
January 3, 2012
Gotta: Provincial prospects v city contenders
Roberto Gotta looks at the title hopes of Serie A's third and fourth-placed sides, Udinese and Lazio.
December 11, 2011
Gotta: Roma revolution not going to plan
Roberto Gotta looks at why Luis Enrique may be getting frustrated at Roma's failure to adapt to his philosophy.
November 23, 2011
Little Prince rising to prominence
Roberto Gotta on how Juve's Little Prince, Claudio Marchisio, is making waves for club and country.
November 10, 2011
Mihajlovic carved up
Roberto Gotta assesses the forces behind Fiorentina's axing of Sinisa Mihajlovic.
October 25, 2011
Conte struggles to convince at Juventus
Roberto Gotta on Juventus, who are struggling to impress despite sitting third in the Serie A table.
October 10, 2011
Gotta: Prandelli plan taking shape
Roberto Gotta on Italy's development under coach Cesare Prandelli as they head for Euro 2012.
September 27, 2011
A victory for common sense
Roberto Gotta on the hopes for new boss Claudio Ranieri at Inter Milan this season.
September 10, 2011
Gotta:The long and winding Serie A road
Roberto Gotta analyses the first game of the new Serie A season, as AC Milan drew with Lazio.
August 23, 2011
There may be trouble ahead...
It's no bed of roses in Serie A, but Roberto Gotta says Italy is eagerly anticipating the new season.
August 6, 2011
Milan edge Inter in Battle of Beijing
Roberto Gotta watched as AC Milan beat Inter Milan in Beijing to lift the Italian Supercoppa.
July 17, 2011
Gotta: Viola struggle to match Montolivo ambition
Fiorentina and captain Riccardo Montolivo are embroiled in a stand-off that benefits neither party, writes Roberto Gotta.
June 28, 2011
Inter turn to 'Gasperson'
Roberto Gotta reports on the latest man in the Inter Milan firing line: Gian Piero Gasperini.
June 15, 2011
Roberto Gotta explains why life as an Italian boss can be far tougher than elsewhere.
June 1, 2011
Sampdoria's fall from grace
Roberto Gotta assesses the reasons for Sampdoria's dismal season and relegation from Serie A.
May 18, 2011
Mr Cheerful makes his mark at Milan
Roberto Gotta on AC Milan's own 'Mr Cheerful', Massimiliano Allegri, after he delivered the title.
May 3, 2011
Juve shake up race for Europe
Roberto Gotta surveys the Champions League race and the battle against the drop in Serie A.
April 6, 2011
Leonardo lost for words
Roberto Gotta asks what the future holds for Leonardo after Inter's shock defeat to Schalke.
March 30, 2011
Quality the watchword for Prandelli's Italy
Roberto Gotta praises Cesare Prandelli for the impact he has had with the Italian national side.