Serie A Teams Failing In Champions League
Serie A Teams Failing In Champions League

This past week was a disappointing week for the Serie A in the Champions League, to say the least.  As it is well known, all 3 remaining Serie A teams were eliminated in the Round of 16.  Although Roma and Juventus put up a good fight in their matchups, Italy’s […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 26
La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 26

It was a great week to watch La Liga, there were so many goals and outstanding performances that it was tough to choose a Team Of The Week.  By the way, all those that knock football for being boring should look at Sunday in La Liga as an example of what “The Beautiful […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 26
La Liga Roundup – Week 26

It was truly a weekend of stars and out of this world play.  On Sunday,  every game had at least 3 goals scored. Let’s begin with the drama at the top of the table as Barcelona ended their 2-game losing skid with an important 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao.  Sergi […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 27
Serie A Roundup – Week 27

This weekend witnessed impressive hat tricks from 2 players that heated up their matches.  In Milan, veteran striker Pippo Inzaghi scored his hat trick with 7s in mind.  Scoring goals in the 7th, 71st, and 74th minutes to give Il Rossoneri a big 3-0 win over Atalanta to tighten their […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 25
La Liga Team Of The Week – Jornada 25

It was a full week of action in Europe.  Champions League, UEFA Cup, and La Liga action.  Its been awhile since there has been a La Liga Team Of The Week but considering the events of this week its time to award one.  Remember that the TOW played matches and/or […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 26
Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 26

In the U.S., its the time of the year called March Madness.  After this week of UEFA Cup, Champions League, and Serie A action “March Madness” could also be applied to Calcio Italiano.  Unpredictablility and surprise are the name of the game making the drama even more intense.  This week’s […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 26
Serie A Roundup – Week 26

Week 26 of Calcio Italiano produced some exciting football including the league leaders fighting back from 2 goals down.  Inter Milan trailed Roma 2-0 into the 2nd half, then a back & forth affair ensued eventually ending with Mario Balotelli getting a double and Hernan Crespo heading in the equalizer […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 25
La Liga Roundup – Week 25

Just when you thought La Liga was over fate has conspired to inject some drama into the title race like Barry Bonds injected steroids.   Real Madrid won its 10th straight match defeating Espanyol 2-0 in Barcelona.  The veteran Merengues stepped up with Guti & Raul scoring to give Juande Ramos’ side a […]

Azzurri Shirts For 2009 Confederations Cup
Azzurri Shirts For 2009 Confederations Cup

When it comes to national team shirts, Italy’s are one of the Top 5 in popularity and style.  The Azzurri shirts for the 2009 Confederations Cup are out and all accounts are that they are a throwback to the shirts of the 1930s.  Check it out: The 8th Confederations Cup […]

Serie A Teams Disappoint In Tuesday’s UCL Round Of 16 Matches
Serie A Teams Disappoint In Tuesday’s UCL Round Of 16 Matches

The most exciting part of the UEFA Champions League is underway, The Knockout Stages.  We’re getting closer to crowning a European champion and if Italian teams continue to play the way they did on Tuesday in the 1st leg of the Round of 16 then the UEFA Champions League trophy […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 25
Serie A Team Of The Week – Giornata 25

With 13 matches remaining for teams in the Serie A, it has become apparent that the fight for the lucrative European spots are becoming more fierce.   As for the scudetto, its Inter’s to lose as for the Team Of The Week,  it was tough to pick a TOW because there were […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 24
La Liga Roundup – Week 24

The biggest surprise result in Europe took place in Spain as Barcelona lost 2-1 to last place, Espanyol in the Catalan Derby.  Even more shocking than the scoreline was the fact that it took place in Barca’s usually impenetrable Camp Nou.  Iván de La Peña scored twice to end Barca’s […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 25
Serie A Roundup – Week 25

Week 25 of the Italian Serie A did not produce any major surprises. A mild surprise was Atalanta’s 1-0 road loss to Sampdoria. The Genovese side ended Atalanta’s 3 game winning streak as Giampaolo Pazzini scored in his 4th straight game.  Sampdoria now sits 7 points out of relegation on […]

Milito’s Goals Paying Off
Milito’s Goals Paying Off

Last season, Diego Milito was a shining star for a team headed to relegation.  This season, he’s a star for a team headed to Europe.  For Genoa, he’s been the difference maker while becoming a leading contender for Capo Canionnieri in the Serie A.   His 12 million euro transfer from Real Zaragoza […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Week 24
Serie A Team Of The Week – Week 24

After a midweek full of international friendlies and World Cup qualifiers, the domestic leagues in Europe were back in action over the weekend.  The 24th week of the Serie A saw 7 of 10 matches end in a draw but we don’t give the TOW award to teams that draw.  […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 24
Serie A Roundup – Week 24

Week 24 of the Serie A featured two massive top of the table matchups.  The headliner of course being the Derby della Madonnina.  The Milan derby was an exciting match with its share of controversy.  Adriano’s opening goal was clearly a handball that went past Milan keeper Christian Abbiati.  Dejan […]

Derby della Madonnina Preview
Derby della Madonnina Preview

VS. This Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina will be the 270th meeting between these two legendary clubs.  Once again at stake is top of the table positioning.  Inter sits in 1st place on 53 points while AC Milan is in 3rd place on 45 points and while the result will not […]