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The number if Italians plying their trade abroad is steadily increasing. Yet despite this, there wasn’t a single Italian named on the Balon ‘dor short list last week. In one way this isn’t entirely surprising given the common disregard Serie A is held in nowadays. Since the hey-day of the last 80′s early 90’s, financial resources of Italian Serie A clubs have decreased significantly. The world’s top players are more likely to play in Spain’s primera for clubs like Real […]

Posted by Ryan Ross On Nov - 17 - 2011 4 Comments READ FULL POST

Italy and Uruguay face off in just a few hours, and, providing the two sides don’t resort to the type of defense necessary in a match termed a “friendly”, this one promises a bit of excitement. Think about it: Mario Balotelli and Luis Suarez on the same pitch, facing off against each other. The possibilities for an epic showdown involving biting, kicking, tantrums and possibly a choreographed dance routine featuring ribbons, darts and balloon is immense. Now, if you’ve come […]

Posted by Kirsten Schlewitz On Nov - 15 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

by serieaweekly guest writer Matthew Coccoluto This Sunday will see Juventus travel to the San Paolo to take on Napoli and as always there are some interesting story lines coming into this matchup. Juventus are coming off a strong win against Inter last weekend and are hoping to remain the leagues only unbeaten team. Napoli on the other hand have hit a bit of a slump, winning only one game in their last four league matches. To add to Napoli’s […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Nov - 5 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

PLAYERS AC Milan’s Thiago Silva, left, reacts after scoring with his teammate Pato against FC Barcelona during a Champions league soccer match at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) MANAGERS AC Milan’s coach Massimiliamo Allegri, right, looks on near to FC Barcelona’s coach Pep Guardiola during a Champions league soccer match at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Posted by Rocky On Sep - 18 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A early Antonio Cassano goal gave Italy a 1-0 away victory and with this victory it almost seals their passage to Euro 2012 next summer. With a the player strike on in Serie A last week, most of the Italy starting XI hasn’t played a competitive match this season and it started to show on later on in the game. Faroe Islands goalkeeper Rene Torgard within the first thirty seconds. Giuseppe Rossi then wasted two chances in the first ten […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Sep - 5 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Inter, major signing of the day: Zarate Milan surprise swoop: Good deal Nocerino Roma, hit after hit: Pjanic-Gago show Juve brake, no Alves and Amauri doesn’t go Caracciolo to Genoa Parma: Floccari Palermo shock, Pioli sacked, Mangia’s turn         Tuttosport Juve’s Conte - Happy? Bruno Alves fails, as does bid for Andreolli Marks of the market, the full squads Inter: Zarate Milan: Nocerino Horrible and presumptuous Toro Ventura: “Not phenomenons”         […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Sep - 1 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Serie A Weekly welcome guest writer Steven Van Duyse to our crew with an eye to U.S. Lecce. Find out more on the potential of the Giallorossi in 2011-2012 as Steve lets us know if these Southerners will be more than Serie A bottom feeders in their second season up from Serie B calcio. Lecce narrowly avoided the drop last season, five points clear of the relegation zone. 2010 -11 Recap When people talk about US Lecce, the words ‘relegation […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 31 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Seven LAST MINUTE Swoops Zamparini dreams of a Real piece. Pressing for Fernando Gago Napoli exaggerate, they’ve signed 10 with Fideleff 16-year-old talent Tassi is Inter’s Sneijder: “I’m staying” Same old Cassano, angry in training Ibra promise: “Milan, I won’t stop” Elia story, a fighter for Juve Zeman top with Sassuolo, Toro tonight         Tuttosport Juve, hands on Bruno Alves Juve-Zenit agree terms. All that is missing is the OK from Bonucci Palacio to […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 31 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Last Friday Italian players’ association president Damiano Tommasi confirmed the strike was on and a delay to the Serie A season was unavoidable. All 20 Serie A team captains signed a document this month threatening of a strike if a new collective contract was not signed before September 28th. “We tried right up until the end, but all the attempts were in vain,” Tommasi said. The only other players’ strike in Serie A history was March 1996. As this season […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 30 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

the question(s) is, will Guiseppe Rossi show up in Italy at a club side this summer or are those feet firmly planted in Spain? will Antonio Cassano find his scoring partner at Milan and in doing so transfer that partnership to the national squad, if yes who will Mister X be? and will Andrea Pirlo find rejuvenation at mighty Juventus during the 2011-2012 season as  both club and player look for a renewed respect? Can only wait and see the […]

Posted by Rocky On Jul - 8 - 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

Read Rob Gillman’s profile of the Torino star here “The invitation surprised me, I did not expect it. I am very happy and excited, I am living my dream. Chiellini was the first to congratulate me and to help me in the formation, because we play in the same city and I know him. While I respect the origin of my parents, I never waited for the call of Nigeria. Being born and raised here I have always felt Italian. […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jun - 5 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

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