Tag Archives: Juventus

World Cup Legends #4: Michel Platini

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So you may now recognise him as the head of U.E.F.A. and the man that moved the Champions League from a Wednesday night to a Saturday night. What you may not know is that Platini, for 3 or 4 years, … Continue reading

Heysel Stadium Tragedy: 25 Years Later

Posted on by Christopher Harris

My memories of how I learned about the news regarding the Hillsborough Disaster and the Bradford Fire Disaster are a lot more vivid than what happened 25 years ago today in the Heysel Stadium Disaster. Part of the reason was … Continue reading

The Most Surprising Clubs of 2009-2010

Posted on by Robert

In this aggravating time between the end of the Serie A season and the beginning of the World Cup, we can bide our time by looking back at the past Serie A season.  As expected by many, Inter Milan won … Continue reading

What Next For Inter After Winning The Champions League?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

It is quite early to discuss next season’s Champions League particularly with the World Cup looming ahead but Inter’s historic treble was much more than a great achievement. It proved once again how difficult it is to repeat as a … Continue reading

Diego Milito: Inter’s Hero As Nerazzurri Complete Historic Treble

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Inter have succeeded in completing a historic treble and credit must be given to everyone at the club from president Massimo Moratti for his persistence in pursuing the dream of emulating his father by winning the Champions League to Jose … Continue reading

Juventus begins to make changes

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Juventus have decided to begin their rebuilding, a whole new set of staff will be deciding summer transfers and beginning the 2010/2011 season with a different mindset. Having arrived 7th this past season, Juventus will be missing out on Champions … Continue reading

What Next For Milan?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Milan defeated fallen giants Juventus 3-0 in a match with no consequence to the Serie A title race yet it served as the proper farewell for coach Leonardo who managed to do well despite the lack of depth in the … Continue reading

Juventus Finish Dismal Season With 3-0 Defeat To Milan

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Juventus finished their abysmal campaign with another humiliating defeat as they were brushed aside by a rampant Milan side 3-0 at the San Siro. The hosts did not do anything extraordinary but rather the visiting Bianconeri once again were deflated … Continue reading

Rossi Named to Italian National Team

Posted on by Robert

Marcello Lippi announced the provisional Italian national team roster today on the FIGC website (official website notice here, Goal.com English summary here).  Few controversies were expected, as the Italian squad won the last World Cup and looked to return most … Continue reading

Should Juventus Hire Benitez?

Posted on by Robert

The Rafa Benitez saga continued yesterday, as he demanded answers from Liverpool’s ownership about his status for next season.  The speculation this weekend was that he had a secret deal in place to take over at Juventus and give the Italian club … Continue reading

Fulham's Fabulous European Dream Continues

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Fulham’s amazing transformation under Roy Hodgson just keeps reaching new heights and sending their fans in to raptures. I know I’ve written about Roy Hodgson and the fact that the British press have virtually ignored his career until he took … Continue reading

Juventus & Roma Hurt By Giampaolo Pazzini Double

Posted on by Rami Soufi

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 … 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

Roma Stage Comeback Win In Rome Derby To Return Top

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Roma were able to fight back and beat their city rivals Lazio after trailing 1-0 at half-time. There were major events during the match starting with the missed penalty by Lazio and then the two surprising yet key substitutions made … Continue reading

Serie A Title Between Roma & Inter After Milan Drop More Points

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Milan were once again guilty of wasting an opportunity to close in on city rivals Inter after the Nerazzurri drew 2-2 in Florence a day prior to Milan’s match against Catania. The Rossoneri were determined enough to fight back to … Continue reading

Can It Get Worse For Juventus?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Bianconeri lost again and to be quite honest it was not a surprise because the Juve players have completely lost their composure since the 3-3 draw with Siena. The match against Siena was the turning point as Juventus were somewhat managing to grind resultsfollowing … Continue reading

Fabulous Fulham Send The Old Lady Crashing Out Of Europe

Posted on by Paul Bestall

European football occasionally throws up the odd freak result, but sometimes you witness a display of football brilliance so sharp it takes your breath away. Tonight, Fulham dazzled and displayed such panache against the tottering giants of Italian football, Juventus, … Continue reading

UEFA Europa League – Round of 16 Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The Round of 32 produced a few dramatic results including a thrilling two-leg sweep of Roma by Panathinaikos. The Greek club won both legs by identical 3-2 scores and should be full of confidence for their matches against Standard Liège. … Continue reading