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Tag Archives: Azzurri

Preview Of The Serie A Return

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With the international break over, we can now focus back to this interesting title race in the works called Serie A. While the Azzurri have had a relatively disappointing international break with their 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland, their match … Continue reading

Italy Out of 2012 Olympics

Posted on by Robert

One Italian national team played a match yesterday, and the results were quite dispiriting.  With a seemingly safe 2-0 aggregate lead over Belarus, the Italian U-21 club found a way to lose 3-1 in the return match and be eliminated … Continue reading

Italy vs. Serbia Cancelled Due To Fan Trouble

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

I was getting very excited about the Italy – Serbia game which was supposed to be played today, but to my (and probably many other people’s) disappointment, the match was cancelled. The game was cancelled because of crowd trouble, mainly … Continue reading

Italy To Face Serbia At Home In Important Qualifier

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Tomorrow Italy will be playing it’s final match of this international break, a qualifier for the European Championships of 2012 which will be taking place in Poland and Ukraine. The Azzurri will be facing Serbia at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris … Continue reading

Prandelli Calls Up Zambrotta

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With an international break approaching, we get a chance to analyze the new Italy team which Prandelli is building. While he didn’t decide to call up Totti, he has included a player from the Lippi-days. Here’s the list of 23 players … Continue reading

Italy crush Faroe Islands 5-0 with wonder-Cassano

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Finally Italy has clicked. While the comeback win against Estonia was a good result, this 5-0 win shows that Prandelli has found harmony within the team. Prandelli’s home debut as the coach of the Italian National team is certainly positive, … 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

Italy Euro 2012 qualifiers squad announced

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Prandelli has announced the squad of 23 which will face Estonia and the Faroe Islands this International break for the Euro 2012 qualifiers. The azzurri will face Estonia in Tallin September 3rd, and then the Faroe Islands in Florence September … Continue reading

Serie A Preview – Can Cavani Take Napoli to the Champions League?

Posted on by Robert

In 2005-2006, Napoli was looking to escape dire finances and Serie C1.  In 2010-2011, Napoli can credibly claim that it is competing for a Champions League berth.  The Partenopei led by their president Aurelio De Laurentiis have been slowly built … Continue reading

Arsenal Could Have the Next Azzurri #1 Keeper

Posted on by Robert

The Telegraph this morning confirmed previous reports that Arsenal is discussing a transfer of Cagliari keeper Federico Marchetti for around $8.5 million.  Marchetti has made it clear that he is seeking a transfer from the Serie A club and Arsenal would … Continue reading

Bari Positioning Itself for a Top Six Finish

Posted on by Robert

Bari, a city on the heel of the Italian boot, is an excellent market for Serie A and Italian soccer and the type of club that should be a mainstay in Serie A.  The metropolitan area is home to over 1.6 … Continue reading

Rating Italy’s players in South Africa 2010

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Azzurri performed poorly throughout the World Cup and waited till the 80th minute of the match against Slovakia to start playing when it was too late to make a reaction to compensate for the failures in the previous 260 … 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

South Africa 2010 Analysis: Reasons behind Italy’s Struggles

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Italy managed to draw 1-1 against both Paraguay and New Zealand while failing to impress despite having seen a lot in terms of ball possession, in particular against the Kiwis when the Italians had just over 70% in terms of … Continue reading

The Positives of the Buffon Injury

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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

How New Zealand Saved Italy

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The biggest “win” in New Zealand soccer history was also a major victory for the Italian national team.  Slovakia was the better club for ninety minutes today, taking a 1-0 lead over New Zealand early in the second half on … Continue reading

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

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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