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Rating Italy’s players in South Africa 2010

The Azzurri performed poorly throughout the World Cup and waited till the 80th minute of the match against Slovakia to start playing when it was too late to make a reaction to compensate for the failures in the previous 260 minutes of football. What is most troubling is the fact […]

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

An ESPN interview with some of the Italian national team players shows that not even the squad seems to know who will be on the pitch on Sunday when they kick off versus Paraguay.  Marcello Lippi has been tight-lipped about who will start and what formation the Azzurri will play, […]

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 […]

Bologna Ruin Ronaldinho Debut

The eyes of the every milanista were set on this date.  It was well over a year in the making.  The speculations, the on again- off again of the entire operation.   From the “Gordinho” headlines to his flashes of brilliance here and there all led up to his triumphant arrival […]

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Liverpool target Luciano Vietto set to sign with Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid are set to complete the signing of Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto for £15 million, according to reports emanating from Spain. Back in April, it was learned that Vietto was open to a move to Atletico Madrid with many pointing towards the Argentine striker’s relationship with Diego Simeone. Simeone […]

Manchester United close to finalizing £36 million deal for Monaco striker Anthony Martial

Manchester United look set to sign Monaco striker Anthony Martial after the 19-year-old was given permission to leave France's international camp to travel to the club. Martial had been called up by France coach Didier Deschamps for his squad to play friendlies against Serbia and Portugal. A statement on the […]

Michael Owen: Am I Supposed To Hate Him Now?

As a Liverpool supporter I have a soft spot for Michael Owen. Now, for the sake of full journalistic disclosure, I must admit I came to the party late. I’m an American who, seduced by the 2006 World Cup, went looking for an English club to support. Through the right […]

Chelsea Loses Pace Behind Man Utd in Transfer Race

In the back of my mind, I keep hearing the words “Never underestimate Chelsea.” But unless the Blues make some significant signings this summer, their 2007/2008 season could be dead and buried before Christmas. If Manchester United continue to make more signings similar to the talent they’re purchased in Anderson, […]

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