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Chutzpah. It sounds a little like a table sauce for cold meat. ‘Make thanksgiving with Chutzpah’ or, ‘Would you like Chutzpah with that?” Would I?! However, it turns out it’s not a bottled condiment at all, but as Leo Rosten defines in The Joys of Yiddish,“Chutzpah-gall, brazen nerve, effrontery, incredible guts, presumption plus arrogance such as no other word and no other language can do justice to.” Naturally I’ll try. Unfortunately sport is surprisingly lacking in the chutzpah department, what […]

Posted by Owen Neilson On Sep - 8 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Euro Pazzo Pazzini goal: Italy qualify for Euro 2012. And what a Balotelli! Spain are OK Capello almost Trap draw Cavani: “Mazzarri, a Scudetto man” Juve, a show to baptise the new stadium         Tuttosport Cairo: “Ogbonna, the new contract is ready” “It’s a great stadium. Now a great Juve is needed” Lippi: “I remember the emotions at the Nou Camp, and I returned to Berlin alone to relive the World Cup moments”. Practice […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Sep - 7 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Ibrrra, Messi is there Forlan in Milan today? They won’t play No Match day 1 as Serie A players go on strike Player Rep, AIC President Damiano Tommasi offers extension til June but gets but no good. “The players are disappointed as they can’t take to the field. But the Lega has been after this for 18 months.” There is Pandev for Mazzarri Totti subbed Roma already out Luis Enrique storm       Tuttosport Malouda and […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 26 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Don’t strike! Udinese almost complete miracle, Arsenal punish them Di Natale is the principal figure scores a great goal, but misses a penalty. Keeper Handanovic with a great game. Guidolin’s team leaves field to the applause of the fans. Milan, low cost Aquilani: “Great quality” Milan, low cost Aquilani: “Great quality” City risk for Milanese and Napoli Juve, the surprise of Estigarribia. Bruno Alves is closer             Tuttosport Juve surprise: Estigarribia Ventura: […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 25 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Inter, the bull Forlan Mou storm: “I’m leaving Real!” “I’m staying” Milan, here is Aquilani. Liverpool say yes Juve, more Lugano than Alex Marotta keeps Storari Believe Udinese! Beat Arsenal! Super Pepito             Tuttosport Malouda negotiations And there is Bruno Alves Inter and Forlan Garrone: “The truth about Marotta and Samp” Santiago Silva and Cassano in Viola Kaka to Milan in three moves Almiron-Catania Not just Barreto, Toro to chase Corvia if […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 24 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A few words from the editor - this week I’m pleased to welcome back guest writer Steve Amoia to the pages of SerieAWeekly. With the start to Serie A rapidly approaching, Steve has kindly put together a volume packed list of need to know Italian terms for the those less familar with league and language. All planning on viewing football or soccer from Italian Serie A I’m hoping will love the trip back to school, enjoy students! Guest Writer - […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 22 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Ibra, He Stings Last minute signings Tevez, Aquilani, Alex: It’s a sprint Udinese in London with a dream First round draw of Mou-Pep tie Messi weighs Chelsea, no goals. Villas Boas doesn’t fly           Tuttosport Vucinic speaks: “Juve, Champions League pronto” Inter challenge for Tevez Moratti is ready City on Sneijder Ibra, what a show Antenucci twist: “Yes, now there is more enthusiasm” Sammarco folds Alessandria in extra-time: 3-2 Here’s Jeda: “Novara, we’ll […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 15 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Juve double assault Prandelli says “If Cassano stays at Milan, will be a regular” Galliani applauds Montolivo-Aquilani “They are Mr X and Mr Y” De Laurentiis to go to Spain for Rossi Inter: Tevez or Lavezzi on the way Eto’o perhaps in Russia by August 21 De La Pena goes, offer increased for Osvaldo Gilardino for Genoa, Maxi Lopez towards Florence           Tuttosport Back winning with Conte “We have strengthened the team, the […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 12 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Inter, good football with Gasp! Moratti: ‘He will do very well’ Gasperini will earn €1.5m per season and bring two in, but not Rampulla and Ventrone Gaspers preferred tactic is 3-4-3 and can count on Thiago Motta, Ranocchia and Milito The fans are divided ICalciopoli: 2006 Scudetto up for debate Zamparini: ‘I await Napoli’s call for Pastore’ Calciopoli: 2006 Scudetto up for debate Allegri, a promise - ‘Milan, I’ll give you the second star’       […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jun - 25 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Inter Moratti casting Bielsa has arrived in Paris, but Inter’s enquiries continue No from Ancelotti. Mihajlovic in race. Dunga and Zico also appear Milan double up. Derby for Kucka Vucinic-Juve is OK Roma chase Clichy           Tuttosport Diarra to Juve: “I want €4.5m” Toro: Ebagua the first signing. Now for Destro and Jelenic Inter without peace, how many roads for post-Leonardo Pandev to Genoa, Palacio to Inter Milan-Cassano will divorce Udinese: Parolo Cesena […]

Posted by Rocky On Jun - 17 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Juve, I’ll stay and Buffon will return Novara in Serie A after 55 years Sanchez and Rossi, the market comes to life City make big offer, Ronaldo like gold             Tuttosport “Juve, buy these four!” Aguero, Nani, Diarra and Rolando “Here’s how I will rebuild Toro” NovaAra Kaka-Milan, Mou brakes Nasri to Inter: It is possible Genoa target El Arabi Lecce go for Ficcadenti Roma Ramirez         Corriere dello […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jun - 13 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Seven years hard work finally paid off for Aurellio De Laurentiis, Napoli are in the Champions League proper. It was a night like no other on Sunday just gone. As the final whistle blew in the 1-1 draw with Inter the emotions were let loose, O Surdato Nnammurato started to play over the P.A. System and celebrations could begin. What followed was over 60 minutes of unbridled joy. I have never seen scenes like those on Sunday night. Players throwing […]

Posted by Napoli Blogger On May - 20 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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