26-Sep-11 18:01. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (2)
Excited by the 2011 Rugby World Cup?
Backhill talks to Eduardo Rastelli about the World Cup and, at an amateur level, the London Italian Rugby Football Club and it's forthcoming match against Finchley Rugby Club on Saturday 1st October 2012 k.o 3.00 at Summers Lane, N12 0PD
20-Sep-11 15:35. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (0)
The Italian beer boom
A taste revolution is taking place in Italy! In the last 30 years the beer sector increased its production and exportation. There’s also been a boom in the average individual consumption in Italy.
In a country characterized by a solid wine producing tradition, nobody could ever imagine that this year the Italian beer production would achieve record results on their importation to Britain, historical homeland of this product, traditionally prone to consume national products and also very careful regarding the quality of the drink.
11-Aug-11 16:54. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (0)
The OGI (Olimpiadi Gioventù Italiana) has recently held a fund raising family barbeque at Villa Scalabrini to raise money for the next games.
We asked Mike Viglione a few questions about the event and the OGI.
11-Aug-11 16:47. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (20)
Football is still the most popular sport in Italy and the UK. The amazing thing about it is that you can play it wherever you want. In a park, on the beach, in a square, what you really need is a ball and a friend to start off with. Playing amatory football is an experience almost all of us had in our lives but being good at it is quite a different matter !
So why not start learning how to play since childhood?
There are plenty of football schools all through the UK and some Italian football clubs as well!
Playing football with an Italian coach in an Anglo-Italian environment could be also a nice way to socialize and feel part of the Anglo-Italian community, sharing the Italian language and Italian football style with Italian coaches.
01-Jun-11 10:09. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (21)
Three young Italian guys are taking the music charts in Italy and the US by storm. Known as "I tenorini" (the little tenors) in Italy because of theor age they perform old Neopolitan songs rearranged with a modern touch
26-May-11 14:44. By John Belli | Comments (0)
Emigrante beat Wasteels "B" on penalties to win the 2011 Giuseppe Vignali Tournament.
John Belli reviews the tournament for Backhill
20-May-11 15:21. By Giulia Lombardo | Comments (0)
We think it's tough here for our young people looking for work. Backhill investigates whether the grass is really greener "back home" and discovers why so many young Italians are moving to other countries
23-Mar-11 16:57. By Ross Davies | Comments (4)
Inter for the Scudetto? Manchester Utd for the Premiership title? 100 players better than Ronaldo?
Bedford born deputy editor and Italian football editor of Goal.com Carlo Garganese talks about his roots and all things Calcio
20-Oct-10 09:58. By Paul Griffin | Comments (0)
The Ferragosto weekend saw an Emigrante squad travel from London to Parma, Pellegrino Parmense and Bardi. The Emigrante squad comprised players from London whose parents and grandparents emigrated from Italy to England, primarily from the provinces of Parma and Piacenza in Emilia Romagna. This tour represented a continuation of touring matches which began three years ago and has seen the Emigrante squad playing in England and Italy, against Pellegrino Parmense, Varsi and Vernasca.
30-Sep-10 15:35. By Bella | Comments (1)
Ah you're the daughter of ..... Such a lovely girl and from a good family too. You must be courting!?
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