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Leagues: Serie A

/ 250 days ago

Napoli readies replacements for outgoing manager Rudi Garcia

Last season's Scudetto-winning side of Napoli is flailing under Rudi Garcia. The French replacement for Luciano Spalletti has struggled in his first 12 league games at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. With six wins, three draws and three losses, Napoli sits fourth in the Serie A table. It is 10 points adrift of Juventus, which […]
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/ 4967 days ago

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 star players among other factors. […]

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/ 5115 days ago

Should Fabio Capello Drop John Terry From the England Team?

In a quite odd turn of events, former Italy captain and World Cup 2006 winner Fabio Cannavaro believes John Terry is soon likely to face the ax when next Fabio Capello calls upon players for Euro 2012 qualifiers. In a recent interview with the Daily Star Sunday, Cannavaro spoke openly about John Terry and how […]

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/ 5141 days ago

How Italy Will Beat Slovakia

Despite Italy's lackluster performance in their first two group stage matches, the Azzurri have the chance to advance into the next round of the World Cup with a win or a tie plus help.  Some excellent analyses of the Italian team's weaknesses have been published over the last few days, and the negatives about this Italian […]

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/ 5153 days ago

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, even noting that the formation […]

Italy

/ 5184 days ago

Rossi Named to Italian National Team

Marcello Lippi announced the provisional Italian national team roster today on the FIGC website (official website notice here, Goal.com English summary here).  Few controversies were expected, as the Italian squad won the last World Cup and looked to return most of that roster.  There were however a few items of note: AS Roma stars Francesco […]

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/ 5238 days ago

Fabulous Fulham Send The Old Lady Crashing Out Of Europe

European football occasionally throws up the odd freak result, but sometimes you witness a display of football brilliance so sharp it takes your breath away. Tonight, Fulham dazzled and displayed such panache against the tottering giants of Italian football, Juventus, that you had to check that things had really happened. For a side who are […]

Alberto Gilardino

/ 5488 days ago

ONE YEAR TO GO: Will World Champs or World Chumps be flying to South Africa?

To fans of Calcio it's still as vivid as ever: The vision of Fabio Cannavaro lifting the World Cup aloft remains the proudest of Italian memories in a difficult recent history. But with one year to go before the 19th World Cup Final, Cannavaro and his Azzurri have a lot of hard work to do […]

Fabio Cannavaro

/ 5758 days ago

Cannavaro Returning To Serie A Is It Possible?

Cannavaro's contract with "Los Merengues" runs out in June 2009, and reports have suggested the Real Madrid defender could be set for a return to Napoli.  At the age of 35 we will be witnessing yet another great football career coming to a close. The player has won some pretty prestigious silverware in his time on […]

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/ 5814 days ago

The Fabio Cannavaro Show

Ever since Cesc Fabregas took all the plaudits with his very own TV show, fans across Europe have been wondering who'll be next to hit the silver screen. Now the wait is over, as the lovely Giorgia Surina and comic trio The Three Medusas kick off part one of The Fabio Cannavaro Show. First up, […]