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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 […]

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Juventus emerging as title contenders

Juventus suffered last season following one of the worst campaigns in their glorious history. There were multiple reasons behind their collapse such as instability due to coaching changes, a number of injuries to key players, the management’s bad decisions in the transfer market and the age factor catching up with […]

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Champions League, Europa Draws Announced

Earlier today, UEFA unveiled its pairings for both the UEFA Champions League play-off rounds and the UEFA Europa League play-off draw.  For Champions League participant Sampdoria, they will take on Bundesliga club SV Werder Bremen on August 18 (away) and August 24 (home).  The Werder are the 2009 UEFA Cup […]

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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 […]

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What Next For Milan?

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 squad and the limited resources. The Rossoneri only spent on […]

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Reviewing Milan’s Defeat Against Manchester United

With the current crop of players, Milan were unlikely to win the Champions League as the Rossoneri have no depth, are short on alternatives in key positions and have an inexperienced Coach in Leonardo. The Brazilian Coach has been decent overall working to his best with the players available at his disposal. Against […]

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Is Karim Benzema Joining Serie A?

The latest reports are indicating Frenchman Karim Benzema could be headed to Italy after just a season in Spain. The striker has failed to impress up to this stage in the season record signing Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentine Gonzalo Higuain handling most of the scoring load. Despite scoring a respectable […]

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England vs Italy In Champions League

The next couple of weeks will witness two clashes between Italian and English clubs in the Champions League. In perhaps the most anticipated clash of the Round of 16, Inter will take on Chelsea in a battle between the league leaders of their respective leagues. Inter’s lead in Serie A is […]

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Will Kaka Succeed With Real Madrid?

Brazilian star Kaka joined Los Galacticos from Milan prior to the start of the season in a staggering €68 million deal with is astronomical by all means. Real Madrid did pay more for Cristiano Ronaldo but that does not change the tremendous amount spent by Los Galacticos to acquire the […]

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Can Inter Achieve The Treble?

The Serie A season has perhaps been overshadowed by the struggles of Juventus which have culminated in the firing of Coach Ciro Ferrara. While it has been gloomy in Turin, the city of Milan has witnessed the revival of the Rossoneri but more importantly the continued dominance of the Nerazzurri […]

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Juve’s Struggles to Hurt Italy in South Africa?

Juventus suffered another defeat which perhaps came as no surprise despite the fact Roma were rather not impressive until the penalty-kick which was converted by Francesco Totti. The Bianconeri did not deserve to lose the match but the players have certainly been struggling despite putting in a better effort against […]

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The Worst Premiership Signings Of The Noughties

For every Ronaldo, there’s a Shevchenko. Sometimes, great reputations come at a great cost yet fail to deliver. Shevchenko is a great player to start with. Feared throughout Europe, his performances for Dynamo Kiev and A.C. Milan saw him become one of the most lethal strikers in the world. Once […]

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