La Liga Roundup – Week 31
La Liga Roundup – Week 31

Week 31 of La Liga was pretty much status quo with little movement at the top & bottom of the table. Barcelona got an 18th minute goal from Lionel Messi to beat Getafe 1-0 on the road. Real Madrid has Barca in sight with a 48th minute goal from Marcelo […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 32
Serie A Roundup – Week 32

All those that thought that the Serie A wasn’t explosive need to look at Week 32 to see that it is.  Let’s begin with the Derby D’Italia.  Juventus and Inter played to a 1-1 draw in Turin that saw the drama intensify in the 2nd half. Mario Balotelli scored to […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 31
Serie A Roundup – Week 31

The matches of Week 31 of the Serie A were overshadowed by the tragedy of devastating earthquakes that killed around 230 people and injured many more in Central Italy. Matches across the country held a moment of silence out of respect for those that were affected by the quakes. All […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 29
La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 29

This past weekend saw the resumption of play in La Liga. This week’s team managed to damage their opponents chances at a Champions League spot while pulling themselves out of relegation. That’s a performance worthy of TOW recognition. The La Liga Team Of The Week made headlines and/or played matches […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 30
Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 30

Before we go on with the Team Of The Week, our thoughts & prayers are with those that were affected by the tragic earthquake that hit L’Aquila on Monday. I spent the summer of 2002 in L’Aquila, its a beautiful place with friendly people, keep hope that more survivors will […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 30
Serie A Roundup – Week 30

Well Serie A fans, welcome back.  The national team solidified their chances of going to South Africa so now its time for the clubs to solidify their chances for either a Scudetto,  European competition place, or avoid relegation.  With only 8 weeks left, teams need points and need them NOW. […]

Injuries Affect Teams As Serie A Returns To Action
Injuries Affect Teams As Serie A Returns To Action

With World Cup qualifiers over until June, the wild followers of various Serie A teams can get back to cheering for their beloved clubs. This weekend play will resume with a full slate of matches.  With 9 matchdays left in the 2008-09 season, this is when teams must make their […]

An Inter Fan’s Summer Transfer Wish
An Inter Fan’s Summer Transfer Wish

After witnessing Inter Milan crash out of the Champions League Round of 16 to Manchester United, I had the same expression as Javier Zanetti.  An expression like WHAT THE F#$%K.  What will it take for Inter to win the Champions League?  Here’s an Inter fan’s summer transfer wish list, its […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 29
Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 29

We are into the single digits in terms of number of weeks left in the Serie A season. 9 weeks left till the end of the season and I am suffering from some serious writers’ block.  That’s ok cause, there is still a Team Of The Week.  The Serie A […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 28
La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 28

I’m a keep it real, I couldn’t come up with anything original and amusing to write for the intro, so let’s get straight to the Team Of The Week.  Remember that the TOW played matches and/or made headlines during the calendar week of March 16 – 22. The winner is:

Serie A Roundup – Week 29
Serie A Roundup – Week 29

The Serie A is heading down to the last few matches. There are 9 weeks left for teams to slip down the table or rise up the table. The marquee matchup of the weekend was AS Roma vs Juventus, too bad the match was one-sided as La Vecchia Signora dominated […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 28
La Liga Roundup – Week 28

After this week’s results in Spain, two things are clear: #1. The top 3 teams in the league are lethal & ferocious finishers. In Week 28, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Sevilla FC won their matches by a combined score of 13 to 1. Only Valladolid managed to score in their […]

Spanish Teams Have Tough Road To UCL Final
Spanish Teams Have Tough Road To UCL Final

On Friday, the Champions League Quarterfinal draw was revealed and La Liga teams were given a difficult path towards an all-Spain final.  Futbol Club Barcelona FC Barcelona who are chasing a historic treble will face Bayern Munich in the quarters and if they can get past the German super club […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 28
Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 28

There are only 10 weeks left in the Serie A and now is the time where teams who want to move into a European spot must make their move. Same goes for teams that want to avoid relegation.  This week’s winner made a big move to avoid relegation.  Remember that […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 27
La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 27

We are already in mid-March and wow has this year flown by.  Why is it the older you get the faster the years go by? Anyway, you aren’t reading this caring about the speed of years, you want to know what team is the La Liga Team Of The Week for Jornada 27.  […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 27
La Liga Roundup – Week 27

The Top 3 of La Liga remained intact but the race for 4th place and the final Champions League spot got a bit tighter.  Villarreal gave up a 2-0 lead at the Vicente Calderon to Atlético Madrid and lost 3-2 with Antonio Lopez scoring the game winner in the 83rd […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 28
Serie A Roundup – Week 28

Even though Italians teams faltered in the Champions League earlier in the week, there were still some things to celebrate.  The best way to celebrate is to score a lot and this weekend there were a ton of goals.  In Siena, Super Pippo Inzaghi scored his 300th goal in Milan’s […]