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When a star collapses under its own weight, in an extraordinary phenomenon that occurs for a variety of reasons including an excess consumption of fuel, a black hole results. The star’s internal pressure cannot withstand the force of its own gravity, and essentially implodes, becoming a swirling outlet which devours anything it comes across. On a scientific level, this exists as mere fact. On a metaphorical one however, it seems that Francesco Totti has become a black hole at Roma- [...]

Posted by Julian De Martinis On Jan - 18 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport A Wasted Ibra Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s most spectacular career goals was not enough for Milan, who were pegged back 1-1 at Lecce Good thing there is Del Piero After two losses a shot in the arm for the Bianconeri still in emergency mode (2-1). A moment of magic from Alexandro and Aquilani punish Bari. Barca make a break for it, Mourinho flops The Catalans are Winter Champions. Kaka burned out, as Real Madrid draw against last place Almeria. [...]

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

Week 20 has a lot to live up to after last weekends goalfest. Many have proclaimed week 19 to be the best of the season so far, and they would not be wrong. But with Inter looking ominous, Napoli looking superior and Juventus forever stumbling, it seems Milan might have to work a little harder in the race for this years Scudetto. Brescia – Parma The ups and downs for Parma continue after a thumping win over Juventus, a 2-1 [...]

Posted by David Schiavone On Jan - 14 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Magnificent, sensational or as the Italian’s like to say strepitoso or resounding, just some of the words  that best describe Napoli striker Edinson Cavani’s display at a packed San Paolo on Sunday evening after his treble strike  destroyed woeful Juventus. Even by his own high standards, this will go down as Il Matador’s finest hour in a Napoli shirt since his 20 million euro move from Palermo in the summer. Two headed goals, the first, after 21 minutes following fine work by Christian Maggio on the right, the [...]

Posted by Steve Mitchell On Jan - 10 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The games are coming thick and fast in 2011 after the midweek round we have a full card of games on Sunday to look forward to. Milan extended their lead at the top to five points so the chasing pack will have to pull their socks up if they are to have any hope of catching Max Allegri’s side. Bari – Bologna With a new year comes new hope as Bari ended their 12 game streak without a win against [...]

Posted by David Schiavone On Jan - 8 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Last Wednesday, after Napoli striker Edinson Cavani had scored a dramatic injury time winner against Steaua Bucharest to send his team through to the knock-out stages of the Europa League, he stated that his last gasp strike was ” a miracle from God“. Fast forward four days then to another miracle, as the Uruguayan hit-man produced an incredible 20 metre strike to score the only goal against Lecce on Sunday afternoon and send the tifosi at the Stadio San Paolo into ecstasy and send his [...]

Posted by Steve Mitchell On Dec - 20 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST

On Saturday evening, Napoli proved to the rest of Serie A that they are serious title contenders after a hard fought 1-0 victory against Genoa at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. A brilliant headed goal from Slovakian international Marik Hamšík after 26 minutes, was enough to give Walter Mazzarri’s men all three points and move the Vesuviani up to second place in the championship standings. In a tense and at times brutal affair, the visitors displayed their battling qualities to keep the [...]

Posted by Steve Mitchell On Dec - 13 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Bologna - Milan The home side have the best defensive record at home in Serie A and they come up against a free scoring Rossoneri outfit with enough attacking talent to unlock the meanest of defences. A midweek victory over Chievo has renewed confidence at the Renato Dall’Ara amid all the off field uncertainty. Milan though were rocked in midweek after the announcement that Thiago Silva will be out for 4-6 months. Lecce - Chievo The Salentini are a team [...]

Posted by David Schiavone On Dec - 12 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Napoli move into third place in the Serie A standings after a monumental game at the Stadio San Paolo against Palermo on Monday evening. Before the match, Vesuviani coach Walter Mazzarri had promised us a game of beautiful football and over 40 thousand spectators went along to the famous old stadium to see if his predictions would come true. Mazzarri stuck to his tried and tested 3-4-2-1 formation with former Palermo striker Edinson Cavani, leading the line backed by the [...]

Posted by Steve Mitchell On Dec - 7 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

“Napoli v Palermo will be a game of beautiful football” was the assessment of Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri as he prepares to welcome Delio Rossi’s Palermo side to the Stadio San Paolo for a Serie A blockbuster. It is a fixture that will have fans of Serie A salivating at the prospect of a classic encounter between two sides currently playing some of the most attractive football in the peninsula and who, at this current time, harbour hopes of being in the title shake up next  May. [...]

Posted by Steve Mitchell On Dec - 6 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Two matches have already been played in this weekends Serie A card. Milan travelled to the Marassi to play Sampdoria and only managed to come away with a point after Giampaolo Pazzini cancelled out a first half Robinho strike. Meanwhile, Juventus played host to Fiorentina at the Stadio Olimpico and this also ended in a 1-1 draw with Simone Pepe rescuing a point for the Old Lady after Marco Motta scored an early own goal… But there are still eight [...]

Posted by David Schiavone On Nov - 28 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Brescia - Cagliari First up for new Cagliari coach are Brescia and it promises to be an enthralling encounter between two sides that have plenty of attacking talent but seem unable to turn good performances into three points. Brescia have only managed two points from the last eight matches while Donadoni has had less than a week to implement his ideas on the team. Catania – Bari Bari face a trip to Sicily without the majority of first team players. [...]

Posted by David Schiavone On Nov - 20 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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