Tag Archives: Udinese

Udinese Have No Fear Under Guidolin

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

When Francesco Guidolin left Parma to manage Udinese, I was disappointed. Guidolin had united a set of strong individuals, managing Parma all the way up to eighth in the table last season. Udinese finished 15th this past season, yet Guidolin … Continue reading

Moves To Expect This January Transfer Market

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

With a new year upon us, the January transfer window will be opening up soon. While normally we don’t see super-stars switch allegiances in this period, but 2011 could be different. The names of Klose, Toni, Gilardino, and Kaka have … Continue reading

Napoli In Second Place After Win Over Genoa

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

The Serie A is getting more and more exciting, especially after these recent results, and the matches which will be played this Sunday. Napoli got an important 1-0 win away against Genoa, Palermo came back to beat Parma 3-1 at … Continue reading

Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

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This weekend in the Serie A, among the results there were plenty of 1-1 draws, a goalless draw, a couple of 3-1 wins, and then a 5-2! Yes, a 5-2 win took place in the Serie A this weekend, and … Continue reading

Cagliari And Genoa’s New Coaches Will Be Tested

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

In this preview of the upcoming Serie A matches, I’ll be looking at the interesting matches, and the two teams which recently got new coaches, Genoa and Cagliari. Regarding Italy’s game against Romania, I was unable to watch it, and … Continue reading

Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Things have been shaken up this weekend, mostly thanks to Roma. And although the giallorossi won 1-0 against Inter Milan, they’re still down at the bottom of the table in 18th place, while Inter is at the very top of … Continue reading

Milan and Roma Humiliated as Inter Milan Rise

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An extremely interesting few games were played out, and they show a few things about the team which might win the scudetto. Inter Milan, Roma, and AC Milan all played out their second match-day games, and while the nerazzurri won, … Continue reading

Pressure Is On Sunderland's New Star

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Sunderland’s record signing Asamoah Gyan has admitted he faces a stern task to justify his £13million transfer fee. The Ghanaian forward completed a move to the North East on deadline day, but the transfer raised eyebrows with its vast price … Continue reading

Serie A preview – Guidolin’s Udinese will prosper

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Udinese have been underachievers, this was especially seen last season, when the club only arrived in 15th place. While it could seem strange that I define them as underachievers, I know the talent in the team is incredible, especially going … Continue reading

Serie A Preview – The Resurrection of Juventus

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Mention the 2009-2010 season to Juventus’ 170 million fans and they will shake their head in disgust.  Italy’s most successful and beloved soccer team was a shell of itself, missing out on a European tournament spot due to poor play … Continue reading

Champions League, Europa Draws Announced

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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 … Continue reading

A look at the Golden Boot

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

While we’re all extremely focused on the race for the scudetto and fourth place, there’s another entertaining battle taking place in Italy, the race for the Golden Boot. It’s interesting to break down the top scorers in the Serie A, … Continue reading

Can Any of the Bottom Three Avoid Relegation?

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On the pitch, an official has the authority to add time to a match to make up for injury or ensure that both clubs actually play 45 minutes in the half.  In the Serie A standings, there is no added … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 25

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This weekend’s action has a wealth of subplots, controversy, and exciting soccer play.  But the main story line out of this weekend is the standings.  Right now, the top four spots in the Serie A standings are occupied by the … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 24

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Objects in your mirror are closer than they appear Inter’s 0-0 draw at Napoli was their second draw in as many matches.  That coupled with AS Roma’s 4-1 result over Palermo means i Lupi are within seven points of the … Continue reading

Zaccheroni To Be New Juventus Manager – Italian Press

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According to numerous Italian sites and Goal.com, former AC Milan manager Alberto Zaccheroni will be named Juventus manager on Friday, replacing embattled Ciro Ferrara. The tipping point seemingly was Juve’s 2-1 Coppa Italia loss to Inter Thursday, seemingly eliminating the … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 18

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Like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day, Italian soccer has returned to our airwaves, and this week’s matches saw the return of David Beckham, the goal of the year, and some good calcio as well.  As reports roll … Continue reading

What A Difference A Year Makes At White Hart Lane

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With the season starting slightly earlier this year due to the World Cup, most teams in the Premiership have played 8 league games already. Last season, the 8th round of matches was played two weeks later, on the weekend of … Continue reading