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Archive for July, 2009

Gazzetta dello Sport Milito+Eto’o = Good StuffInter beat Monaco 1-0 thanks to the ArgentineMilan improve, but lose againJuventus-Real: “An exam to understand who we are”First the fright, then the real Roma Corriere dello Sport It’s always MilitoAll eyes on Eto’o, but the Prince resolves things againJuventus, here is Caceres and this evening there is RealMilan, another defeat and Pirlo says goodbyeEuropa League: Totti wakes RomaCruz to Lazio with Bengtsson Tuttosport Juve-Real: What a scream!Ferrara: “Friendlies don’t exist, I want to […]

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

Christopher Nee from TwoFootedTackle.com joins us once again as OGN covers pre-season changes at Tottenham Hot Spurs. This edition of OGN Minute+5 podcast we discuss the arrival of Peter Crouch and his possible strike partner. Will manager Harry purchase Huntelaar from Real Madrid? Also what about the Spurs back four? A new centre half perhaps? Listen in and find out If you wish to download this OGN Minute+5 pod and listen later,right click and save on

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jul - 31 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus’ new arrival Brazilian playmaker Diego, makes the scoring opportunity all his own, outsmarting two defenders plus the keeper in Peace Cup action Tuesday evening. Juventus would go on to win 3-0 against South Korean opponents Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma FC Former Juventus legend Michel Platini voiced his approval for the new man earlier this month when quoted saying, “Juventus has always been a special team, with special players like Diego. Remember, players like Baggio, Zidane and Del Piero played for […]

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

Anyone following club and player are aware of this revelation but do they understand how serious Livorno president Aldo Spinelli really is in making the Donovan move reality? ”I think at this point it will be done for next season only, seeing as the sponsors don’t want the player to leave America now,” Spinelli told Tuttomercatoweb. If the move is made a done-deal it Donovan would likely faceoff against his LA Galaxy team-mate David Beckham, who looks likely to return […]

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

Lega Calcio have released fixtures for the 2009-2010 season, starting Saturday, August 22nd, and ending May 16th. Newcomers Bari will start the campaign facing off against current scudetto holders Inter Milan.There will be no fixtures played on Sunday October 11 or Sunday November 15 due to Italian national team’s World Cup qualifiers. There will also be no fixtures on December 27 and January 3 as a result of the Christmas break. Those fixtures will be played during midweek matches on […]

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

Straight from the ….. mouth and the club website APPIANO GENTILE - “I’m Samuel Eto’o and I don’t want to compare myself to anyone. I believe the victories I have earned up to now can contribute to giving the right value to my name.” With these words, Inter’s latest signing presented himself to the Italian media. The Cameroonian striker, who put pen to paper on a five-year deal yesterday, greeted a stand full of screaming Inter fans at the training […]

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

This episode of Serie A Weekly Minute+5 I discuss David Beckham, and the changes at AC Milan with a our regular Serie A guru David (Dov) Schiavone from Italian Football Fancast. Give us a listen, this Minute+5 is a double length episode and we’re playing with the idea of changing the format to Minute+10 a play on the old Adidas marketing campaign prior to WC2002. Minute+5+5 On Rossoneri Revolution Post Kaka If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and […]

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

Yes another installment of what is new in Serie A fashion, as Turin’s Juventus show us how it’s done, sponsor Nike not far behind. Not much changed here with the traditional first jersey black and white but with stripes which are narrower symbolizing Juventus’ run of 5 consecutive scudetti during the 1930s. The home jersey is courting a new v-neck and Italia tri-color labelling on the inside back. Home shorts are solid white with diagonal white/black striping on the sides, […]

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

Everyone please welcome Christopher Nee from TwoFootedTackle.com to the next edition of OGN Minute+5 podcast. Chris and I discuss the traitorous move of Michael Owen to Manchester United. Has Ferguson done the right thing in bringing the English veteran and former Liverpool frontman to Old Trafford? Will he survive the scorn and rejection of his former fan base from the Northwest? Listen in and find out If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and listen later,right clicking the audio […]

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

Juan Arango/MAF - If there is a team that will be a carnival everywhere they go, Brazil will take top honors. From the 23 players on the roster to the fans that come from all over the world to support their beloved verdeamarelho, Brazil is second to none. They are currently coming into this tournament as the defending Confederations Cup champions. They were able to arrive to this tournament courtesy of the 3-0 shellacking they gave Argentina in Venezuela in […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 6 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

As the Azzurri floundered and failed in South Africa, it was left to the Azzurrini to provide the Italian nation with something at cheer about or at the very least restore some national pride, which they managed to do, and even more so if it weren’t for the great German machine. Heading to the European U21 Championships in Sweden, the Italy U21 side were the favourites, along with England and Spain U21’s. Boasting an unbeaten qualifying record and an impressive […]

Posted by David Schiavone On Jul - 3 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This episode I’m joined by Forza Futbol co-host Hannah Lee who reports from Napoli as we discuss the Confederations Cup final. Give us a listen Another OGN Minute+5 American’s Huge Expectationshttp://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://ogn.podbean.com/mf/play/u2dd6/hannahminute01confedcupfinal.mp3&autoStart=no If you wish to download the Minute+5 pod and listen later,right click and save on —

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jul - 1 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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