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Archive for January, 2010

Revenge, A Dish Best Served Cold Ditched by Juventus in the spring of last year, their former manager Claudio Ranieri stuck it to the homeside on Saturday night, as his Roma side beat a pathetic looking Juventus. Roma lost Luca Toni early on due to a knee injury and was replaced by Francesco Totti. In a tactical first half both teams were lined up in the same 4-3-1-2 formation with limited chances and was more of a midfield battle. Some […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jan - 25 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Internazionale defender Marco Materazzi does his part to mark the win as his side’s 2-0 victory over Milan was initially seen from the bench. Manager Jose Mourinho didn’t select Matrix in this one but the 36-year-old found an interesting way to celebrate come the final whistle. The defender pulled out a mask depicting Milan president and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and ran onto the field to celebrate a 9-men finish after Wesley Sneijder and Lucio had both been red […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello SportInter resists with 10 and then 9 menInter 2-0 MilanMilito scores, Sneijder is set offPandev doubles the score, Dinho misses a 92nd minute penaltyMourinho accuses the refereeEditorial: Stronger than everyone and everythingFerrara is at risk but Juve can’t find a substituteNapoli fly and Palermo are super Corriere dello SportInter triumph with nine menBut how much venom is there in the derby!Mou accuses the refereeNapoli and Palermo, the South is in the Champions LeagueJuve, ciao Ferrara TuttosportDo what you […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 25 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Ronaldinho was considered to be past his prime by pundits and supporters alike when he arrived in the Italian Peninsula in the season of 2008/2009. The mediocre debut season did nothing to prove them wrong. On the contrary, it confirmed everything they had expected of the former Brazilian wonder who no longer displayed dazzling performances or smiles. The current campaign started off much in much the same fashion—but that was all to change. As Coach Leonardo figured out how to […]

Posted by Marzia Hazra On Jan - 23 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Alessandro Nesta (AC Milan)Nesta is still struggling with a muscle problem and Milan are reluctant to rush him back in light of his injury history. Wesley Sneijder (Inter)Sneijder missed training today and according to Tuttosport, Sneijder visited the club’s doctor and was promptly sent home. Hernan Crespo (Genoa)Crespo may be headed back to Parma, as newly acquired forward David Suazo is ahead of him on the depth chart. Amauri Carvalho de Oliveira (Juventus)Amauri could leave Juventus for an English club […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 22 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

AC Milan is hoping for revenge in this weedend’s Derby della Madonnina after the embarassing defeat at the San Siro in round 2 of the season. This Sunday’s game gives them a perfect chance to exile the demons which happened on that first meeting. Milan are coming into the game in brilliant form and using the very attack minded 4-2-1-3 formation, utilized since the Real Madrid game in the Champions League and have not looked back since. AC Milan have […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jan - 22 - 2010 2 Comments READ FULL POST

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Posted by Alex On Jan - 22 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Fancy a flutter on the Italian footie this weekend? Good! I co-host the Italian Football FanCast which is the finest Italian football podcast on the world wide web, allow me to give you some predictions for this weekends fixtures, perhaps you’ll make some money out of it. Juventus vs Roma – AWAY VICTORYOh dear oh dear, Juventus are officialy in crisis. Roma and Napoli have put them outside the top 4 and I expect Claudio Ranieri’s boys to turn the […]

Posted by On Jan - 22 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This episode the boys discussion Ronaldinho’s return to form at AC Milan, the Return of Roma under Ranieri and the collapse of Juventus as Ferrara is reluctant to exit the Turin club. Give the podcast a listen and please leave of your comments, CALLING all Bianconeri! http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://ogn.podbean.com/mf/play/bgcj4b/ognminute10210110.mp3&autoStart=no Powered by Serie A Weekly.com If you wish to download the OGN/Serie A Weekly Minute+10 podcast and listen later,right click the audio icon -> and save or subscribe to iTunes to get the […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 21 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Puma have released Lazio’s third kit to celebrate the club’s 110 anniversary. The jersey has embroidered dating to commorate the occasion of the team founding in 1900, under the team crest on the left breast. Love the singular stripe design much better than the away kit released during the summer of 2009. Also perfer the neck design on this one verse the common design found on Lazio’s home kit, as well as others such as Bordeaux, Olympiacos and Zenit St. […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 21 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Stefano Okaka Chuka (Roma)Siena is interested in the young forward after his loan deal to Fulham did not go through. McDonald Mariga (Parma)Mariga’s agent says his client will not leave Parma during the January transfer window. Alessandro Nesta (AC Milan)Nesta may miss AC Milan’s weekend match with Inter due to a thigh injury. Maximiliano Gastón Lopez (Catania)The Sicilian side has signed the former Barcelona player to a four-year deal. Claudio Bellucci (Livorno)The veteran forward has moved from Sampdoria to Livorno, […]

Posted by Alex On Jan - 21 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Following another disastrous defeat in the hands of Chievo, Andy Golding investigates the short comings of Juventus post calciopoli. It is of no secret that Juventus are facing their toughest period in club’s history, not only are they losing matches, but also their identity. With manager Ciro Ferrara facing the sack, the responsibility lies solely with the Club’s management. It has been evident from the start that (Jean) Blanc, (Alessio) Secco and former president (Giovanni Cobolli) Gigli lack any footballing […]

Posted by Andy Golding On Jan - 21 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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