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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 […]

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 […]

Who Will Anchor The Azzurri Defense?

The Italian national team has been blessed across generations with having some of the best centre-backs to ever grace the game. The list of names stretches back through the decades but in the past twenty years the obvious leaders would have to be Milan trio Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini (started […]

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 […]

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 […]

AC Milan Release New Kit For 08-09 Season

  Clarence Seedorf, Kaka and Alessandro Nesta are all smiles for the camera as they pose in their new Rossoneri kit. The first choice shirt has 5 red bands and 4 black ones in the front, wider compared to last season, which also continue on the thighs; the sleeves are black […]

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Setanta Wins Irish TV Rights For Premier League

Breaking news. Setanta Sports has won the last remaining package of TV rights to show the Premier League in the Republic of Ireland. The company, whose U.K. unit shut down after losing rights to show EPL matches in England, Scotland and Wales, will show 33 games on Saturday afternoons, the […]

Holiday Wishes from Fox Soccer Channel

I received a Happy Holidays card today from Fox Cable Networks, parent company for Fox Soccer Channel. The greeting card programmed in Flash shows some highlights from its major networks. I counted four *very brief* clips for soccer. Unfortunately more airtime was shown during the Flash video for BMX Racing […]

Diego Simeone credits Barcelona’s recent form to arrival of Luis Suarez

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted it was his decision to play “with less ambition” during the second half of yesterday’s Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg at the Vicente Calderon. The Argentine boss acknowledged that his side were second-best to Barcelona – who won the match 3-2 (4-2 on […]

Why Flamini, Busquets, Vidal and Lahm Prove Why Defensive Midfielders Play Such A Key Role In the Modern Game

In the past, defensive midfielders were widely considered to be the midfielders who did the “dirty work.” Defensive midfielders were and still are underrated and appreciated. They are generally viewed as aggressive, wild and cynical; which, of course, many are. However, they also possess other traits. While a defensive midfielders’ […]

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