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Preview Of The Serie A Return

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 against Serbia cancelled, and the fact that they won’t be […]

A look at the Golden Boot

While we’re all extremely focused on the race for the scudetto and fourth place, there’s another entertaining battle taking place in Italy, the race for the Golden Boot. It’s interesting to break down the top scorers in the Serie A, and see the way they influence their team’s table position. […]

Manchester United's Defensive Solution

One player highly thought of and sought after is Bari defender Andrea Ranocchia, who is one of the hottest defensive prospects currently plying his trade in Europe. Manchester United seen particularly interested along with cross town rivals Manchester City and Chelsea. The 21 year-old, Italy under 21 international has been […]

Lessons Learned From Giornata 9

The Top 6 Keep This Week Interesting Inter, Sampdoria, Juventus, Palermo, Fiorentina and AC Milan all won this weekend to raise the stakes for the mid-week matches: Genoa v. Fiorentina, Napoli v. AC Milan, Juventus v. Sampdoria, and Inter V. Palermo (29th).  Clear your schedule Wednesday and Thursday for some […]

Lessons Learned from Giornata 5

It’s crunch time in Serie A, as clubs must play three games in the span of 8 days this week, and even more over the next eleven days if they are playing in international competitions. It’s a Bad Month to Be a Milan Fan: Not only is rival Inter atop […]

Serie A Talk Podcast

Dov Schiavone and David Stansfield review the weekends action as Serie A Champions, Inter took on Serie B Champions Bari, whilst also casting their gaze to the Stadio Franchi as AC Milan were victorious over Siena. As the Milan Derby is upon us, they preview the Derby della Madonnina. Let […]

Former Juventus Midfielder Attacked By Lecce Fans

  Bari Manager, Antonio Conte, was attacked by several Lecce fans while seated on a bench watching a game of five against five football. Italian police are currently investigating the incident and hope to make arrests soon. Conte had been punched in the face several times, after which a number […]

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2008/09 Team Of The Season

Towards the end of this month, the Premiership team of the year will be announced along with the PFA players’ player of the year. In anticipation of this, I have decided to select my own best eleven of the season and invite you to do likewise. So here goes: Goalkeeper: […]

Book Review: A Random History Of Football

Colin Murray is fast becoming the rising star of British sport punditry. After cutting his teeth with Channel 5’s football coverage here in the UK, Murray has slowly been making his mark at BBC Radio 5 through the excellent Fighting Talk. Last summer, Murray officially joined Radio 5 as a […]

Football Headlines From Italy

La Gazzetta dello Sport Balotelli: A true Italian – makes his Azzurri debut this evening against Greece (il grande momento) President Berlusconi speaks out on violence (by defending Napoli?): Napoli shouldn’t pay Zamparini, 27 sackings – From Palermo, Out goes Colantuono, in comes Ballardini _________________  Balotelli was born in Palermo and is […]

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Pellegrini: Juventus a gauge of Manchester City’s Champions League potential

Manchester City must put their “difficult situation” behind them and use Wednesday’s clash against Juventus as a test of their Champions League-winning potential, according to their coach Manuel Pellegrini. City, who have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, face the Italian champions looking for revenge following their […]