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The last time they finished first and second in Serie A has been cancelled from the record books by the Calciopoli scandal. Prior to that, you have to go back 16 years to find a time when they filled the champions and runners-up spot in the league table. So we should really give a warm welcome to a Juventus versus Milan Scudetto fight - it has certainly been a while. Of course, Udinese might have something to say this season [...]

Posted by Giancarlo Rinaldi On Jan - 17 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Lazio welcome Atalanta to the Eternal City hoping that last week’s humiliation at Siena was a freak performance. Down to 10-men after the sending-off of first choice ‘keeper Albano Bizzarri’s , the Biancocelesti were thrashed 4-0 by the relegation-threatened Robur. It was nothing less than they deserved. Recklessness and defensive mistakes cost Lazio dearly and allowed Mattia Destro and Emanuele Calaio to grab two goals each. Andre Dias and Mobido Diakité will be welcomed back with open arms after last [...]

Posted by Andrew Murray On Jan - 14 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

All eyes will be on the famed Giuseppe Meazza this weekend as Inter take on Milan in the Derby della Madonnina.  While the atmosphere of derbies in the past have been heightened by the on field personalities, the latest edition of the Milan derby will certainly be white hot due to the psychological warfare that has been waged by both clubs.  Feelings of disgruntlement and displeasure have been intensified with the ongoing Carlos Tevez transfer saga, and the fervor will [...]

Posted by TB On Jan - 13 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus will be at home for the first time in 2012 on Sunday when they welcome Cagliari to the Juventus Stadium. Starting the New Year off with more of a whimper than a bang, Juve did manage to take home the three points from Lecce even if it was a struggle. As Antonio Conte stated afterwards, they will look to build from that match and improve their performance. Match-winner Alessandro Matri is expected to start after the injury suffered by [...]

Posted by Luca Cetta On Jan - 13 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This week we saw 31 goals, four red cards and no draws for an exciting return to Serie A action this past weekend. Cagliari and Bologna upset higher-ranked opposition, Inter’s revival continued with a 5-0 hammering of Parma and Milan cruised through surprise package Atalanta, but nothing caught the eye like Siena’s humiliation of Lazio. Despite widescale reshuffling necessitated from missing the likes of Stefano Mauri and Federico Marchetti, Lazio were confident. The Aquile boasted an unbeaten away record and [...]

Posted by Andrew Murray On Jan - 12 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

guest writer - Luca Cetta Looking to build from a start to the season in which they sit second behind Milan only on goal difference and remain the only unbeaten side in Europe’s top leagues, January is shaping up to be an important month on and off the pitch for Juventus. During 2009-2010 Juventus lost three out of four in January, while last season’s disastrous loss against Parma (including Fabio Quagliarella’s season ending injury) was compounded by a thrashing at [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Jan - 10 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

As the January transfer window kicks into high gear, the name many football fans are most eager to see on the move is Carlos Tevez. The now infamous saga between the Manchester City striker and Roberto Mancini seems destined to end in days if not hours, with Italian Serie A to be the Argentine’s destination. More specifically, Tevez is said to be on his way to Milan. But whether he dons a red or blue kit remains to be seen, [...]

Posted by Gianluca Nesci On Jan - 8 - 2012 2 Comments READ FULL POST

In the last midweek action before the holiday break there was a plethora of goals in Serie A. Napoli hit six past Genoa, Atalanta hit four against Cesena and Inter Milan also notched four this time at home to Lecce. AC Milan ended the year as winter champions after Juventus were held 0-0 away at Udinese. Tuesday 20th December There were two games on Tuesday evening; the first game was Fiorentina away trip to Siena which ended up in a [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Dec - 23 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

As the Serie A season enters the winter break, Lazio sit firmly in fourth position on 30 points after an encouraging start to the season. They have only lost two games in the league (against Juventus and, once high-flying, Genoa) and they have qualified from the Europa League group stages. The additions made to the squad in the summer have been incredibly influential in helping carry the squad forward. From back to front most of the new signings have made [...]

Posted by Rocco Cammisola On Dec - 23 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Many in Italy consider former Azzurri international Roberto as the greatest Italian player of all time. He may have never won the world cup though he did come very close to doing so, nor did he ever win the Champions League or the European Cup as it was called during his time. However, a few days ago the former Inter, AC Milan and Juventus striker, who is now attaining his coaching credentials claimed that Italian football is on the rise [...]

Posted by Frank Tigani On Dec - 16 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Internazionale targeting the Champion’s League? Not at this rate. President Massimo Moratti declared: “we have to end the season in the Champion’s League places. That is an absolute must.” This is quite a statement for a team who are eight points below third place Milan and ten behind leaders Juventus. Many headlines have been dedicated to Inter’s recent plight as this is the club’s worst start to a season since the 1940’s. They’ve changed managers, lost key players to injury, [...]

Posted by Ryan Ross On Dec - 15 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Gazzetta dello Sport Inter take a bow Nagatomo scores and helps Inter to 1-0 win over Genoa Juventus, Queen of Europe PSG push for Tevez, another no: “Only Milan” Table of peace, Moratti and Agnelli face to face Mazzarri wants reinforcements, assault for Vargas begins Coppa Italia, Siena in last eight Europa League: Come on Lazio!       Tuttosport War or peace Today Agnelli-Moratti face to face in front of Petrucci Conte’s Juve break all the records: Queen of [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Dec - 14 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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