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Archive for June, 2009

Gazzetta dello SportNever an Inter like thisThiago Motta: “With Ibra we can win the Champions League”Galliani insists on DzekoChelse come back for PatoFerrara puts Camoranesi in a diamond Corriere dello SportJuve - Ledesma, contactHis manager has been calledThe Laziale is an alternative to D’AgostinoDiamanti dreams of InterLazio, Simplicio ready to return to BallardiniRoma in ritiro from Thursday TuttosportJuve decide everythingTorino and the three coups: Italiano, Bentivoglio and BelingheriInter in Belgium and Holland buying youngstersMilan go for Huntelaar and Luis FabianoSorrentino […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 29 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Sunday June 28, 2021 8:30am - sitting in my kitchen on the eve of Canada Day celebrations I’m not flipping pancakes or frying Canadian bacon, but being so unpatriotic as I sip my morning coffee reading the paper, pondering a fairytale finish in today’s Confederations Cup final, for my American neighbours. If you are not up to speed on events from the past week then you won’t know the US Men’s soccer team pulled off an upset Wednesday in beating […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 28 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In this episode myself and Kartik enter into a post-analysis of the week’s FIFA Confederations Cup defeat of Spain by the US Mens soccer team. Taking a step backward we examine how this win plays out historically for the Americans, and can it be considered the country’s greatest achievement on the international stage? please leave us your comments and if you are an online podcaster or blogger who would like to be on the show contact us at, owngoalnetwork@live.ca Another […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jun - 27 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This episode Serie A Weekly Minute+5 guest Kartik Krishnaiyer and I take a look at Guiseppe Rossi, his success at the Italian national level and the disdain US national team supporters are voicing about this young man. Minute+5 Focus Guiseppe Rossi If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and listen later,right clicking the audio icon

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

UEFA European U21 Championships Helsingborg, Sweden- the time was right for Robert Acquafresca Wednesday whose equaliser just before half-time was crucial in the defeat of opponents Belarus. Acquafresca would go on to score the winning goal for Italy in the second half sealing Italy’s success, in coming from behind to beat Belarus 2-1, finishing atop Group A to book a semi-final place. The young Caligari forward was awarded the Carlsberg Man of the Match for his game-winning performance yet was […]

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

This episode I’m joined once again by Kartik Krishnaiyer and we discuss the US Mens performance after a 3-0 victory over Egypt in their final Confederations Cup Group B match. We also discuss potential Cup winners and their up coming match against Spain. Another OGN Minute+5 US Soccer Report If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and listen later,right click and save on

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jun - 23 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Italian football has produced a long list of talented players who have become household names throughout the world. As one of the most consistently successful national teams in the world, Italy has won the World Cup four times as well as the European Cup, but it is often the flamboyance and passion of their players which take all the headlines. Paolo Rossi is one of the most famous names of the modern football era. He captained the Italian attack to […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 22 - 2009 5 Comments READ FULL POST

Italy head home as underachievers, unable to set the mark before their World Cup title defence next year, with losses to Egypt and Brazil at the Confederations Cup. This latest setback isn’t the worst of it with manager Lippi already indicating there will be no changes. Lippi has been criticised at home for persisting with his “old men” rather than handing a chance to the multitude of young talent he has on hand. “You don’t throw youngesters into these matches, […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 22 - 2009 5 Comments READ FULL POST

Hi folks I thought I’d post some non-football related news after hearing this terrible story coming out of Iran. Please visit CNN or any of the major news networks and read about the young Iranian girl shot dead in the street by pro-Khamenei- pro-Ahmadinejad militia. Here are several 125x125px icons I’ve come across on the web, bloggers I urge you to place one on your blog sidebar and spread the news by hyper-linking the story. http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/06/21/iran.woman.twitter/ Special K

Posted by Alex On Jun - 22 - 2009 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Things are not looking good for the Azzurri after the first-half as the score is, Italy 0-3 Brazil with one of those an o.g. off Dossena hmmmm. For the first 30 minutes both teams struggled to create chances until Brazil turned up the heat and the style to score 3 goals in the final 10minutes before the interval. Only good news for the Italians is Egypt are down a goal to the USA but even this isn’t good enough as […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 21 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The final two Group matches of the Confederations Cup will be played this evening simultaneously, Group BItaly vs Brazil (at 20:30)Egypt vs USA (at 20:30) FIFA previews: Italy-Brazil preview Marcello Lippi’s side now find themselves level on three points with the Egyptians, three behind their opponents on Sunday, which means that even if they beat Brazil they could still conceivably go out of the tournament. And as a look at the history books reveals, the Brazilians have a habit of […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 21 - 2009 1 Comment READ FULL POST

This Minute+5 Dov and Kevin discuss Team Italia at the Confederations Cup in South Africa, the team’s defeat to Egypt, manager Lippi’s mistakes and will the Azzurri qualify for the semi-finals?… This episode is the 11th with David Schiavone from Italia Football Fancast who is quickly becoming a regular at SerieAWeekly and to celebrate this is twice as long. Minute+5+5 Azzurri On The Ropes If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and listen later,right clicking the audio icon

Posted by Alex On Jun - 20 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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