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Archive for May, 2009

Back in December announced Francesco Totti was going to change boots and go with a new supplier.I’m still in the dark on which company he has gone with and will find out today but to make things interesting I thought it was time to see whose reading those subscribed to emails so it’s time for a Serie A Weekly Give Away. The first Serie A Weekly reader to email owngoalnetwork[at]live[dot]ca identifying the name of the shoe manufacturer Totti is […]

Posted by Alex On May - 18 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Hi folks I bet you’ve been wondering where Special K has gotten to? Well I’ve been watching an abundance of good footie. This weekend was jam packed with good sport including, … the Ligue One leaders race of Bordeaux, Marseille and Lyon, a goal-fest between Captial side Roma and Sicilian visitors Catania, anti-climatic events as scudetto winners Inter and premiership winners Manchester United were decided prior to matches on Sunday. I thought I’d start things off with a quick review […]

Posted by Alex On May - 18 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In a little bit of self-promotional flag waving here at La Liga Weekly I present you this months issue of Champions Magazine, the official UEFA magazine of the Champions League. In this months issue, La Liga Weekly has gained a little pub for the cause. Imagine that. Here’s what it says:“ A lively blog covering thrills, spills and talking points from Spain and the UEFA Champions Leagu. It also has a Twitter feed and is open to comments. Chief blogger […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On May - 13 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This Minute+5 I’m joined by David (Dov) Schiavone from Italian Football Fancast as we discuss the midweek Coppa Italia between Sampdoria and after four long years the return of Lazio to the Cup final, give it a listen. Both clubs have won the Coppa Italia a total of four times, Sampdoria’s last win was the 1993-94 season against Ancona with Lazio winning Coppa Italia 2003-04 against Juventus. Serie A Weekly Minute+5 With Dov

Posted by Alex On May - 13 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This Minute+5 I’m joined by David (Dov) Schiavone from Italian Football Fancast as we discuss the weekend events of Matchday 35. First up, the battle for second place between AC Milan and Juventus at the San Siro. Sit back and enjoy the show and please send us your feedback to, Serie A Weekly Minute+5 With Dov Powered by

Posted by Alex On May - 12 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Three games left in the season and the standings in Serie A are pretty much decided at the top. Juventus failed to pull back any points from AC Milan with the clubs drawing 1-1 on Sunday. Goals came from Clarence Seedorf and Vincenzo Iaquinta as the teams approached the final 30 minutes. Veteran defender Favalli was sent off in the 86th minute. One man very pleased by the outcome was Inter president Massimo Moratti as his team was unable to […]

Posted by Alex On May - 11 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

May 4th 2009 witnessed the 60th anniversary of the Superga air disaster. It is a day remembered throughout Italy, with a sense of tragedy and mysticism, but ultimately fondness. Il Grande Torino as the side were affectionately known, were undoubtedly the best side in Italy, in Europe and arguably the World. It is a tragedy in itself that this moment is not given the worldwide coverage, Il Grande Torino deserve. The players and staff of Torino perished when the Avio […]

Posted by David Schiavone On May - 6 - 2009 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Juventus need to strengthen their back line, that is apparent, but is Fabio Cannavaro the right man to lead the Bianconeri in the next decade? His protracted return to the Old Lady seems like a step in the wrong direction for Italy’s most successful team. It has come to light this week that Fabio Cannavaro may be on the verge of a sensational return to Turin. As has been the case since January, Cannavaro has been free to negotiate with […]

Posted by Alex On May - 4 - 2009 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Genoa and Fiorentina continue to battle for fourth position as both win on match day 34. In the Genoa derby David Milito scored another 3 goals taking him to 19 on the top goalscorers chart. The Argentinian should have scored a fourth goal but Sampdoria keeper Castellazzi was able to make an incredible one-handed save to deny the South American. After slipping from his defender at the top of the box, Milito swiveled quickly switching the ball to his right […]

Posted by Alex On May - 4 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST - In today’s press conference ahead of Saturday’s clash against Lazio, Mourinho responded to the comments made in recent days by AC Milan, who claimed that the gap at the top would be smaller if it hadn’t been for Adriano’s goal in the derby, and their midfielder Massimo Ambrosini, who said that Mourinho will live to regret saying that the Rossoneri will end the season with ‘zero titles’. “I think it’s right to talk about a goal that some […]

Posted by Alex On May - 1 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This weekend’s matches to watch are, Genoa vs Sampdoria (4th place vs derby pride) , Inter vs Lazio (scudetto run), Cagliari vs Palermo (a battle for Europe) (home team listed on the right for 2nd leg) Will Sampdoria be spoilers in the Derby della Laterna? In 78 meetings Sampdoria has gained the upperhand with Genoa winning only 17 times. Latest odds have however tipped the hottest match of the week to go to Genoa CFC. Genoa won 1-0 in their […]

Posted by Alex On May - 1 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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