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Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

It had been a long time that the Serie A wasn’t as interesting as it is now. The vacuum left by Inter’s downfall  was filled with a tempestuous AC Milan which is now beginning to slow down. Along with AC Milan, Juventus have also begun to lose their knack of outscoring their opponents, […]

How Italy Will Beat Slovakia

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 weaknesses have been published over the last few days, and […]

The Positives of the Buffon Injury

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 the best keeper in the world could actually miss the […]

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

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 who will start and what formation the Azzurri will play, […]

Lessons Learned From Giornata 6

Two words to describe this weekend’s action: low scoring.  No team scored more than 2 goals during their match, and the highest combined goal total was 3 (Napoli’s 2-1 win over Siena).  However, a more appropriate word may be clarity, as we now can begin to see more clearly the […]

Serie A Match Day 16 Schedule

Match day 16 welcomes a main event of Juventus vs. AC Milan. Will Juventus overcome fatigue to best scudetto contenders Milan? or will the visiting Rossoneri, overcome injury with a minus-Galacticos lineup (David Beckham has not yet arrived and Ronaldinho doubtful joining Gennaro Gattuso) to reassert themselves as the true rivials of Internazionale? Other matches to watch out for, Roma vs. Cagliari and […]

Serie A Talk Golden Boot Poll

For information on European Golden Boot Winners see – European Golden Boot and for previous top goalscorers in Serie A, Top Scorers Season by Season don’t forget the previous poll –Who will win the Scudetto?  is still open until Match Day One so place your votes, AC Milan are currently leading. (picture […]

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Fox Soccer Channel Viewing Parties

Fox Soccer Channel (FSC) is planning on hosting several Premier League viewing parties at pubs across the United States from January through May according to its website. The cities that will host the viewing parties are New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, Columbus, Miami and Boston. Both […]

Bundesliga Statistics: Week Three

A belated welcome to the third edition of Bundesliga Statistics, covering matchday three. As you may have noticed this post has been a long time in the making. I have returned from my unannounced vacation, so have no fear, timely updates will reappear. “But Mark,” you may begin to ask, […]

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Allegri urged to fill Mourinho’s Chelsea shoes

Massimiliano Allegri has been urged to “walk to Chelsea” and take up the “fantastic offer” that has been tabled for the Juventus coach by the Premier league giants. Both Allegri and his predecessor at Juventus, Italy coach Antonio Conte, have been linked with the Chelsea manager’s job currently being filled […]

Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma ruled out for six months

Chelsea and France defender Kurt Zouma will have surgery this week on a knee injury set to rule him out for the rest of the season and Euro 2016, the Premier League club revealed on Monday. Zouma injured his anterior cruciate ligament in Chelsea’s 1-1 Premier League draw against Manchester […]