Tag Archives: Gianluigi Buffon

Buffon Called Up By Prandelli For Germany Friendly

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Cesare Prandelli has a big test coming up, when the Italian national team faces Germany in Dortmund on February 8th. His list of 23 called up players features some new faces, along with a few returning veterans. Yet the squad … Continue reading

Juventus To Face Last-Placed Bari

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

This upcoming weekend gives Juventus a great chance to bounce back from their bad run of defeats. Having only taken one point in nine the past three matches in the Serie A, Juventus need to pick themselves up if they … 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

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

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

Transfer Updates: Who May Be Coming To Or Leaving The EPL Next Season

Posted on by John Boschini

The World Cup will dominate the world’s football focus this summer but that doesn’t mean the usual wheeling and dealing of the transfer market won’t be in full force. Last summer saw the high profile departure of Christiano Ronaldo to … Continue reading

Manchester City Looking To Bid On Buffon, And Why They Shouldn't

Posted on by John Boschini

Juventus keeper, and Italian World Cup hero, Gianluigi Buffon is reportedly looking for a way out of Serie A and Manchester looks to be his destination. The only question is whether he’ll end up in blue or red. Juventus is … Continue reading

Essien Returns As Chelsea’s Fulcrum

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why is Michael Essien so underrated is a mystery to me. I must admit that I was nonplussed about him as a player, knowing next to nothing about him when he signed for Chelsea from Lyon in August 2005 for … Continue reading

Ibra Wins Big At Italian Football Awards

Posted on by George Metellus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Inter Milan’s Swedish hitman had a big night on Monday 2 days after the Nerazzurri’s surprising 3-1 loss to Atalanta. Ibra won the award as the 2007-08 Serie A Footballer of the Year at The Oscars Del Calcio … Continue reading

Match Day 11 – Serie A On TV Update

Posted on by Kevin Walker

  I know, I know, it couldn’t come soon enough especially with all those Champions League, UEFA Cup matches midweek. Check it out folks, Serie A On TV