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Next up for Italian Serie A, Sunday’s Derby della Lanterna. But the real question is… will Genoa C.F.C place the nail in Sampdoria’s coffin? Il Doria sit in 17th place, one point above relegation. The slide into Serie B could well depend on derby results in little over 24 hours time. Has club president Riccardo Garrone made the mistake of a lifetime? Should he have kissed that beautiful but thorny Cassano butt-cheek? And with one star player out the door wasn’t [...]

Posted by Rocky On May - 7 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

With only three match days remaining in Serie A, the league table is beginning to take shape. Even though teams and objectives are falling into place, there are still a myriad of storylines yet to be written. Entering week 36, there are plenty of things to watch for. Milan Winning The Scudetto It has been a long time since a team other than Inter have won the Scudetto. In the years post-Calciopoli, the Nerazzurri have won the title every year. [...]

Posted by Lorenzo Vicini On May - 6 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Maybe Sampdoria don’t want to go down after all For an entire half, Sampdoria-Brescia played out like a classically dour game between two sides so desperate for points, neither wanted to risk conceding. Then the 50th minute game and the game exploded, resulting in six goals before the end of the match. Each side earned a point which does little for either side. Brescia lie in 19th and are likely relegated, five points from safety with only nine left to [...]

Posted by Julian De Martinis On May - 3 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Genoa travelled to Naples on Saturday for the Saturday night clash with Napoli and was very unlucky not to come away with a point. Genoa came into the game Omar Milanetto, Rodrigo Palacio and Dario Dainelli sat out due to suspensions while Marco Rossi and Miguel Veloso. Napoli were looking for their first victory in Serie A over Genoa since February 1995, but they have beat Genoa since then but in Serie B which was in January 2002. Napoli started [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 2 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Sampdoria came away from Bari on Easter Saturday with a big smile and a much needed 1-0 away win. A Nicola Pozzi penalty relegated Bari to Serie B and gave Sampdoria a massive life line in their race to stay in the league. This was a do or die game for the Bluerchiati and after the week they had after the pitiful display in Milan and the fans brawl on the training ground, this was the caveat that the club [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 27 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Six things that the weekend taught us, including one player’s demise, one team’s redemption, and many giant question marks. Maybe there’s something to the Vucinic rumors… In news that most Romanisti don’t want to hear but surely must be thinking, Mirko Vucinic has looked rather off in recent weeks. ‘Big Game Mirko’ used to be the moniker of the Montenegrin as he scored goals against the likes of Real Madrid, Inter, and Milan with ease, although his record against the [...]

Posted by Julian De Martinis On Apr - 25 - 2011 3 Comments READ FULL POST

Ahead of the sixth European Cup Final at Wembley, Michel Platini delivers the trophy. Italian clubs have mixed fortunes there, Sampdoria losing to Barcelona in 1992, unable to match the 1963 triumph of Milan

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Apr - 22 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

No special guest in episode 15 just the boys talking a quick look at matchday 33 in Italian Serie A and some discussion on the top four to be finishers in Italian Serie A Give us a listen and leave comments for Adam and Kevin, and make sure to follow us  SerieAWeekly on twitter Topics include, AC Milan try to do the Double! Manager-player feud at Inter Sicilian conquest of the Capitale Lazio, Napoli and Milan keep rolling on finally, [...]

Posted by Alex On Apr - 20 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Samdporia travelled to leaders AC Milan on Saturday night and were completely swept away losing 3-0 thanks to goals from Clarence Seedorf, Robinho and ex Samp man Antonio Cassano. ‘Doria went into the game in a massive slump and after last week defeat to Lecce, Serie B football was looming. They had to do without Daniele Mannini due to suspension, plus without Stefano Lucchini and Franco Semioli due to injury. So Zsolt Laczko was a surprise starter. Milan took the [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 20 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Milan, you are worthy of the Scudetto Allegri: ‘Not winning the title now would be suicide.’ Mazzarri’s side slide six points behind the Rossoneri Big blow from Udinese, as Napoli collapse Inter in freefall Lazio are to be feared Genoa stun Brescia Lecce in the last minute Juve, the Champions League is a mirage         Corriere dello Sport Napoli knocked out, Milan party Turning point in the title race Allegri’s side open up six-point [...]

Posted by Alex On Apr - 18 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The crisis at Sampdoria continues after Sunday action at home to Lecce where they were embarrassed to defeat 2-1 at the Stadio Ferraris. This was a massive six pointer that had new Sampdoria manager Alberto Cavasin against his old club. Just six minutes before half time Lecce managed to grab the opener of the game and it was David Di Michele with the goal and it was due to Angelo Palombo poor play that led Di Michele to net from [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 13 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Every Monday morning Julian De Martinis looks back over the Serie A action and points out six things that have been highlighted. Good and bad performances, wins, losses, relegation or title contenders, you’ll find a little of everything in this feature. Yugo Nagatomo is tireless When Inter signed the twenty-four year old Japanese player from Cesena, they probably expected a solid fullback, someone who would make a decent addition to their roster. How wrong they may be. Nagatomo demonstrated against [...]

Posted by Julian De Martinis On Apr - 11 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

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