Dan Davison
Dan Davison

Writer

Gianluca Vialli: the Chelsea diaries

In the final part of a series looking at the career of the iconic Gianluca Vialli, Dan Davison recalls his era-defining Chelsea years, as player and manager, which set the Blues up…

Gianluca Vialli: the Juventus diaries

In part three of a four-part series looking at the career of the iconic Gianluca Vialli, Dan Davison recalls his glory-filled Juventus years, which created a legacy like few others in the…

The rise of Gianluca Vialli to calcio royalty

In part two of a four-part series looking at the career of the iconic Gianluca Vialli, Dan Davison recalls his memorable Sampdoria years, which later set him up for brilliance at Juventus.…

Gianluca Vialli: the rise and early Sampdoria diaries

In part one of a four-part series looking at the career of the iconic Gianluca Vialli, Dan Davison recalls his rise and early Sampdoria years, which propelled him onto the football map.…

Real Zaragoza: the kings of the Copa

The year 2004 was one of multiple shocks in football. Werder Bremen won the Bundesliga, Porto won the Champions League, Valencia won the UEFA Cup and LaLiga, while Greece won the European…

How Uruguay lifted the 1930 World Cup

Almost 3.5 million – that’s the total population of Uruguay, the second smallest nation on the South American continent. Formed as a buffer state between Brazil and Argentina in the 19th century, Uruguay…