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Mauricio Isla was somewhat of a surprise signing by Juventus prior to the 2012-2013 season. His arrival seemed to be welcomed by some, while questioned by others. With the season coming to a close the discussion has arisen about whether or not, Juventus will keep him, sign him outright, or send him back to Udinese. It was early on in the transfer window when Juventus announced the signing of Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla from Udinese on a co-ownership deal. […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Apr - 15 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The international break is upon us and many Juventini are away on international duty. While Juventus will not be in action this weekend, there is always plenty to talk about. Italy and Brazil as well as Pogba The two most storied footballing countries in the world will faced off  yesterday. Prandelli has typically used friendlies as an excuse to try as many players as possible, but Andrea Pirlo promises that Italy will take this friendly seriously. The match was once […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 22 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus take on Bologna on Saturday, learn who their opponent in the Champions League on Friday, and are always a discussion in the media. Here are five things to expect from Juventus on the weekend. Conte to field a near best XI With no midweek action, Antonio Conte will most likely start the best eleven players Claudio Marchisio, Arturo Vidal, and Andrea Pirlo will start in the midfielder with Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, and Giorgio Chiellini in the back, and Kwadwo […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 15 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It was always going to be mission impossible for Celtic. Coming into the Juventus Stadium the Scottish side had to make up for allowing three goals at home against a opponent having allowed only three goals twice since manager Antonio Conte took over. Although Juve walked away with it easily, Celtic fans should be proud theirs was the ridiculous task. Juventus definitely had the better of the chances but that doesn’t mean that Celtic didn’t put the pressure on. Celtic […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 8 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Friday in the San Paolo saw table toppers Juventus take on second place Napoli. In a highly anticipated game, both sides came out to play. In what was one of the most exciting and entertaining games of the year, there was no shortage of chances or controversy, as both sides had to settle for a share of points with the 1-1 draw result. Much of the anticipation coming into the game was due to the fact Juventus stood six points […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 2 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Midweek action saw Bologna visiting the Juventus stadium in a tightly contested match that ended with the home side walked away with three points. In a game that had a little bit of everything, the visitors did not shy away and came within minutes of going home with a hard earned points. However the late heroics of the 19-year-old Paul Pogba made sure the home crowd was cheering. The points belonged to the Old Lady, but it was a young […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Nov - 3 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The latest international break has passed and Serie A will return this weekend with possibly the biggest game of the season. It’s number one versus number two as Napoli travel to reigning champion Juventus. Level on points and only separated by 2 goals, this match is surely a must watch. The week off gave manager Antonio Conte some much needed time to refocus his Juventus. They may be on a 46 game unbeaten streak in the league but their last […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Oct - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It was all Roma at the San Siro, as Francesco Totti set up two goals for the visiting side in their 3-1 win over Inter. Zdenek Zeman’s men earned their first win of the season after walking away the victors on Sunday. Both sides came into the match with new faces, including Mattia Destro’s first start for the Giallorossi. Early on Roma took control, dominating possession and this paid off within the 15 minute mark with Roma going up 1-0. […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Sep - 6 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The final game of the year in Italy didn’t play out as many had hoped. It was supposed to be a glorious send off for Alessandro Del Piero, but although Juventus tasted defeat, it does little to change the attitude towards ADP’s departure. In what was most likely Del Piero’s last game for Juventus, the Coppa Italia final went the way of their opponents from the south as Napoli prevailed 2-0. It may have been the constant partying following the […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 25 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The 2011/2012 season marks the end of a large chapter in AC Milan history. As the season ends so do the contracts of several veteran players and the I Rossoneri faithful will waive goodbye to the latest legends to depart. Included in this group of departing veterans are Clarence Seedorf, Alessandro Nesta, Filippo Inzaghi, and Gennaro Gattuso. While others are departing as well, these four stand above for their many years of service to the Milan side, and truly mark […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 20 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It’s been three weeks of consistently talking about the third place in Serie A and now only one fixture remains. Before this weekend, it looked certain that Napoli would end up in the Champions League but after a horrendous loss at Bologna it is once again Udinese who are in the driver’s seat. Although Udinese sit in front, the other three teams are still nipping at their heels and one slip up could cause a complete reshuffling of the standings. […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 9 - 2012 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Only three games remain and the race for third only continues to get tighter. Last weekends result saw Napoli draw Roma, Udinese take 3 points from Lazio and Inter climb back with another win. Currently Napoli, Udinese, Lazio and Inter are all level with 55 points. As I said last week, this race has been completely unpredictable but with only three games, I believe this race is Napoli’s to lose. Napoli are currently sitting in third. They have a goal […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On May - 1 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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