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Zaccheroni To Be New Juventus Manager – Italian Press

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 proud club from any chance at any titles this year.  […]

Lessons Learned from Giornata 18

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 in of players leaving Italy in transfers, the question is […]

What A Difference A Year Makes At White Hart Lane

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 October 18th/19th. By the end of it, Tottenham were staring […]

Lessons Learned From Giornata 6

Two words to describe this weekend’s action: low scoring.  No team scored more than 2 goals during their match, and the highest combined goal total was 3 (Napoli’s 2-1 win over Siena).  However, a more appropriate word may be clarity, as we now can begin to see more clearly the […]

Serie A Match Day 16 Schedule

Match day 16 welcomes a main event of Juventus vs. AC Milan. Will Juventus overcome fatigue to best scudetto contenders Milan? or will the visiting Rossoneri, overcome injury with a minus-Galacticos lineup (David Beckham has not yet arrived and Ronaldinho doubtful joining Gennaro Gattuso) to reassert themselves as the true rivials of Internazionale? Other matches to watch out for, Roma vs. Cagliari and […]

Prospects and Parity Ahead for 2010 Champions League

As intriguing as the current edition of the Champions League may be, there’s a chance the 2009-2010 tournament could be one of the strangest, parity-rich events in football history. Seems someone has taken the snow globe that is European football, given it a good shake and the flakes aren’t landing […]

Serie A Team Of The Week

This week’s Serie A Team Of The Week was a tough choice and came down to two teams.  Both teams won in their European matches and won their Serie A games as well.  Taking into consideration the results, opposition, and standings a winner has been decided.  Remember that the TOW played matches and/or […]

UEFA Cup Group Draw

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg will take on Aston Villa. This year’s groups are looking […]

Dossena joins Liverpool

Udinese fullback Andrea Dossena has become the first Italian international to sign for Liverpool. The players agent has confirmed that Dossena has passed his medical at Anfield earlier this week and expects the move to be finalised next week. Liverpool have paid £7 million to capture the exiciting fullback and he had […]

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Squads Announced For 2013 International Champions Cup For July 27-August 7

The inaugural International Champions Cup kicks off tomorrow with AC Milan and Valencia being shown live on US television via FOX Soccer at 2pm ET. Then, the remaining 12 matches of the tournament — featuring Real Madrid, Chelsea, AC Milan, Everton, Inter Milan, Juventus, Valencia and LA Galaxy — will […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]