The Highlight Reel: Gianfranco Zola

When Gianfranco Zola arrived in England he had the hopes of a nation resting on his shoulders. The previous – and only – Italian to play in the Premier League was Nottingham Forest’s unfortunate Andrea Silenzi, a lumbering injury-prone centre forward with a first touch like a harpoon and the acceleration of a slug in […]

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Super Cup Winners

Dennis Wise and Gianfranco Zola pose with the UEFA Super Cup back in 1998 after beating Real Madrid 1-0 thanks to a goal from Gus Poyet.

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Footballing Icons: Gianfranco ZOLA

Buy the shirt at 3Retro here Chelsea 1998 ECWC Final No25 Zola shirt As worn by Gianfranco Zola the No25 shirt Worn in the European Cup Winners Cup victory against Stuttgart which was played in Stockholm Chelsea won 1-0 with the only goal coming from the clubs voted best ever player Gianfranco Zola.

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