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Serie A clubs struggling in the Champions League

Italy’s elite clubs are struggling in the Champions League and have struggled since 2000 despite two trophies won by Milan and one by Inter in the last decade. Italian clubs were the dominant force in the 1990s with Milan and Juventus winning the Champions League with Juve reached  three consecutive finals. Italian […]

Inter’s Decline Under Rafael Benitez

Under Jose Mourinho, Inter gradually developed an aura of invincibility, and their defence – generally made up of Maicon, Lucio, Samuel and Chivu (or Zanetti) – had become the envy of the rest of Europe. The Nerazzurri had finally brought back the success of generations gone by, and despite one […]

Inter Dismantle Manchester City 3-0 in Baltimore

While this was a mere friendly and many of the starters from both teams were not on hand, the manner with which Inter overcame Manchester City serves as a warning for those aiming to dethrone the Serie A champions and Champions League winners. The Nerazzurri were missing the likes of […]

Pirelli Cup: Inter Win Biggest Trophy!

Inter dismissed Manchester City 3-0 to win the Pirelli Cup on Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. While the scoreline fairly reflects the way the Nerazzurri dominated the match, particularly after Patrick Vieira was sent-off, the biggest surprise came after full-time when a massive sized trophy was presented to the winning team. […]

Will Jose Mourinho Leave Inter For Spain?

Inter coach Jose Mourinho has indicated on more than one occasion his desire to take charge of an elite club in Spain, a hint most likely directed towards Real Madrid since he has quite a tense relationship with Barcelona. Only the two giants of Spanish football can afford Mourinho’s wage […]

Juventus & Roma Hurt By Giampaolo Pazzini Double

Giampaolo Pazzini scored a double against Roma to lift Sampdoria to a precious 2-1 win and more significantly the Azzurri hopeful handed the title advantage to Inter while confirming his club’s European credentials ahead of Palermo and Juventus. With Inter now in the lead, the only match which could see […]

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Do or die for West Brom

With 24 more points available in the 2008-2009 season, I hesitate to say that next weekend’s match with Stoke City is a must-win for West Bromwich Albion for its hopes for avoiding the drop. But it really is. The Baggies are rooted to the bottom of the table with 24 points […]

The Sync: Mainz 1-0 Schalke

Mainz assured us of a lower division team in the semi-finals of the DFB Pokal. This evening they they upset Schalke 04 at home in front of a sold out Bruchweg. Most of the game had been a domination of possession by Schalke leading to no end product, followed by […]

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Jose Mourinho denies rift with brooding Diego Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho denied any rift with Diego Costa despite the striker’s unhappy reaction to being dropped to the bench for the scoreless draw at Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho admitted the pair had argued at half-time during the mid-week Champions League victory away to Maccabi Tel Aviv and Costa’s mood […]