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Archive for January, 2009

Oh dear Juventus is faltering. After narrowing the gap between themselves and Inter to 3 points, the Bianconeri squandered all the good results they have achieved during the month of January. Today’s disappointing 2-3 result to Cagliari on home turf is the second loss for Juventus striker Del Piero (pictured/Reuters) and company while front runners Internazionale have righted their ship, winning the last two against Catania and Sampdoria. Tomorrow the Milan club plays lowly Torino who are currently in a […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 31 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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Posted by Alex On Jan - 26 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Some great clashes this weekend with Roma triumphant over Napoli on Sunday in the derby of the south. Keeper Doni kept a clean sheet winning 3-0. Also on Sunday AC Milan was triumphant over Bologna 4-1 with several brilliant goals by Kaka who was settling back into his playmaker role nicely, and with a first goal by David Beckham (pictured) off a Seedorf assist. Good on ya Seedorf who scored one for the team as well. Bologna vs AC Milan […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 26 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The GoodA wish come true two weeks ago after the extra-time victory again Genoa in the Coppa Italia when Diego Maradona entered the Inter dressing room to exchange greetings with The Special One and crew. Mourinho was quoted prior to the match saying he would be very much interested in meeting the other Special One Maradona who has been travelling Europe evaluating Argentine national team players at the club level. I understand a Maradona autograph was high on the Mourinho […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2009 2 Comments READ FULL POST

During the first poll window 60 people placed their vote with 42% picking AC Milan as the favorite to win this season We’ve reopened the August Poll: Who will the scudetto?, for the next month. Make your vote count and enter our Poll on who will win the scudetto this season. The Poll is located on the homepage sidebar on the right of the screen.

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

MATCH OVER Inter 1 - 0 Sampdoria

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

MATCH OVER Roma 3-0 NapoliThe Derby del Sud finish was huge for Roma with the win over Napoli helping the Giallorossi leapfrog both crosstown rivial Lazio, and Fiorentina in the table. Roma now sit in 5th place tied with Napoli at 33 points and are only 3 points behind Genoa who drew their game against Catania earlier today. Genoa currently hold the fourth and final Champions League spot in Serie A. Goalscorers for RomaMexes 18 (R), Juan 32 (R), Vucinic […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

At halftime it’s Juventus 1-0 Fiorentina and really we should have seen more goals in this one. Gilardino’s goal was wrongly disallowed and then Sebastien Frey making a sensational double save at the other end to deny the second for Juventus. Finally just before time a close miss by Gamberini and Kroldrup who were both completely unmarked at the far post, but they get in each other’s way and contrive to collectively head the ball wide! Watch Second Half Action […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 24 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus vs Fiorentina Huge match day for Juventus as manager Ranieri faces Fiorentina and his opposite number Prandelli with a very depleted squad. Several Bianconeri players have been suffering from the flu including Gigi Buffon, and Olof Melberg who are added to the usual injury candidates of David Trezeguet,Jonathan Zebina, Dario Knezevic, Hasan Salihamidzic, Mauro Camoranesi and Vincenzo Iaquinta. Suspended are Momo Sissoko and Cristian Molinaro, Ranieri is very short of options.Juventus Probable Starting XI Napoli vs Roma This central […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 23 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It can be hard sometimes for English speaking readers even in this age of the world-wide-web, to discover what Italian papers are saying on the beautiful game. With the Kaka-ManCity affair still fresh in our minds and a poor January transfer window take a look-see at what the lead sports papers in the home country are writing. Today’s focus - La Gazzetta dello Sport Beckham forever - The England international is falling in love with Milan and is tempted to […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 23 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Following the winter break, the Nerazzurri seem to have lost their edge as they were far from impressive against both Cagliari and Atalanta. Manager Jose Mourinho has seen his side’s six point lead over Juventus dwindle to 3 points. Had the Bianconeri won against Lazio in their last match, things would have been even worse for the leaders. Listen now to Forza Futbol Mini Blog #3 and hear manager Mourinho explain the team’s outing in Bergamo. FORZA FUTBOL Mini-Vlog #3 […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 22 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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