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Tag Archives: Andrea Pirlo

Celtic Park Is Set To Rock For One More European Night

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Celtic are facing a win-or-go-home scenario when they host AC Milan in Tuesday evening’s Champions League group stage match. A win could see Celtic catapulted into second place; a loss would effectively eliminate the Hoops from this season’s European competition. … Continue reading

Ghost of Jose Mourinho Haunts Milan

Posted on by Robert

Yesterday was a bad day for Serie A in the Champions League.  Roma lost 3-1 at home to FC Basel to fall into last place in Group E, but level on points with Basel and Cluj.  But the big story … Continue reading

Vote – What Was the Goal of the Week

Posted on by Robert

Niccolo brings up an interesting debate in his weekend review post that I wanted to put to a vote.  This weekend we saw two incredible goals in Serie A, and I will throw it out to the readership to vote … Continue reading

Why You Should Watch the Euro 2012 Qualifier on Friday

Posted on by Robert

As the new Serie A season pauses this weekend for national teams to begin their qualifying for Euro 2012, Italian soccer fans may feel lost not being able to watch their favorite club.  To be honest, the Italy-Estonia qualifier looks … Continue reading

How Italy Will Beat Slovakia

Posted on by Robert

Despite Italy’s lackluster performance in their first two group stage matches, the Azzurri have the chance to advance into the next round of the World Cup with a win or a tie plus help.  Some excellent analyses of the Italian team’s … Continue reading

The Positives of the Buffon Injury

Posted on by Robert

By now you have undoubtedly heard about the injury to Gigi Buffon and his questionable status for the remainder of the World Cup.  Reading between the lines of the statements coming out of the Italian camp it looks like possibly … Continue reading

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

Posted on by Robert

An ESPN interview with some of the Italian national team players shows that not even the squad seems to know who will be on the pitch on Sunday when they kick off versus Paraguay.  Marcello Lippi has been tight-lipped about … Continue reading

Pirlo Injured, World Cup Status Unknown

Posted on by Robert

Update – ESPN.com via Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Pirlo plans to be fit by the final group stage match against Slovakia. Add Andrea Pirlo to the growing list of World Cup injuries. The Italian midfielder and AC Milan … Continue reading

How Milan Can Become Great Again

Posted on by Mark McAllister

It’s been a perculiar, unpredictable season for Milan as the side have endured great levels of torment from humiliating defeats to the likes of Inter and Manchester United, and they have found themselves looking desperately blunt on other occasions, often … Continue reading

Have Milan turned the corner?

Posted on by Gareth Freeman

I think it is fair to say that AC Milan’s start to the season has been less than impressive to say the least.  However, victory over Roma at the weekend propelled them into the top half of the table and … Continue reading

Does Chelsea have a Frank Lampard problem?

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

After 10 games, one might think that Frank Lampard, the engine and inspiration behind most of Chelsea’s offensive production over the past 5 seasons, has run into a torrid patch of form.  This is mostly due to his low goal … Continue reading

Serie A Match Day 17 Results – Beckham In The Stands

Posted on by Kevin Walker

AC Milan 5 – 1 Udinese, what a welcome at the San Siro for David Beckham. Watching a brused, battered and make-shift lineup, no Gattuso, Borriello or Nesta (yet star-studded anyway with the likes of Kaka, Ronaldiho, Pirlo) the Rossoneri … Continue reading

Juninho Puts On Free Kick Scoring Clinic, Lyon 3 – 2 Nice

Posted on by Kevin Walker

On Saturday Juninho showed why he is the master of the free kick after bringing Lyon single-handedly back into this one, with a clinical display of scoring from the deadball situation. While waiting for Inter - Catania to start I decided to turn the dial to … Continue reading

Seeing Goals The Next Level With Pirlo

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Nike’s “Take It To The Next Level” is back this time with Andrea Pirlo.  When is a wall not a wall? When it’s made up of more people than would normally take to the pitch during any one game. But Italian playmaker Andrea … Continue reading

Phil Scolari Set to Sign…Everyone

Posted on by tyduffy

Portugal manager Luiz Felipe Scolari stirred the footballing pot when Chelsea announced an agreement with him to become their next manager, at the termination of his Portugal contract after Euro 2008. Throwing even more chum into the water, are the … Continue reading