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Saturday 21st April Udinese v Chievo Since their departure from the Europa League in early March, Francesco Guidolin’s side have experienced a dip in form that has seen them lose their grip on the last Champions League spot. Only three points will do this weekend in Verona, but they will have to work hard for it. Chievo have rose steadily up the table in recent weeks, and before their 1-0 home loss against AC Milan, the Mussi Volanti had taken [...]

Posted by Ryan Smith On Apr - 21 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The footballing world was rocked as 25-year-old Piermario Morosini collapsed on the field and was confirmed dead upon arrival to the hospital. Just weeks after Fabrice Muamba of Bolton suffered a similar situation, fans are once again reminded that football is just a game and there are more important things at play than just who puts the ball in the back of the net. While not the most well known player, his story is an inspiration and makes his death [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Apr - 17 - 2012 1 Comment READ FULL POST

guest writer Juan Arango - We have become so accustomed to hearing players fight over a million more or a million less. About television contracts and rights issues and the other things that make the game the business that it has evolved into. There is selfishness everywhere and the only thing that matter is the bottom line. People only care about their team winning and if they don’t do that, it is the end of their lives- figuratively. Being in [...]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Apr - 17 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Former Juventus striker Amauri gave his old side the upper hand in the Serie A title race with a last minute goal for his new club Fiorentina away at the San Siro to give the Viola a much needed win as they fight to stave off relegation. Juventus then went away to Palermo and won 2-0 and now are thirty one league games unbeaten this season. The race for third is once again interesting as both Lazio and Udinese recorded [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 9 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A new look Inter and Roma hit five goals as they went on to win their weekend games against Genoa and Novara, respectively. Roma had five different scorers in their 5-2 victory over Novara while Inter’s Diego Milito claimed a hat-trick in a nine goal thriller to help see of the challenge of Genoa in what was the perfect start for their new manager, Andrea Stramaccioni, who just this past week took over from the sacked Claudio Ranieri.  Inter and [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 2 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Remarkably Juventus are still unbeaten in the league this season and still sit second in the table behind AC Milan. The Old Lady won the big game on Sunday night winning the Derby D’Italia against Inter at a packed lovely Juventus Arena. The night before AC Milan maintained their bid to retain their title by defeating Roma by coming from a goal down to win 2-1. Meanwhile, Napoli threw away a two-goal lead to drop points at home to Catania. [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Mar - 26 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

On Saturday night Juventus travelled to Florence to take on Delio Rossi Fiorentina side and demolished the Viola 5-0 and Alessio Cerci got himself stupidly sent off. The race for third is hotting up as it looks like no wants it. Udinese and Napoli shared four goals in Udine which a stupid red card for Diego Fabbrini and horrid penalty miss by Edinson Cavani. Inter were held at home by Atalanta and Milan won away at Parma. Saturday 17th March [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Mar - 20 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

One of the more intriguing battles in Serie A in recent years has often surrounded the fight for fourth place and a chance to play in the next season’s Champions League. Much of its intrigue stemmed from the fact that on some occasions, an unexpected team would occupy that coveted position by season’s end (see Sampdoria in 09/10 and Udinese last year). With Italy losing a Champions League spot, the battle is now centered on third place, and it is [...]

Posted by Frank Lopapa On Mar - 15 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A fantastic performance by Napoli on Friday night dispatching six past Cagliari who then sacked their manager Davide Balladini after the defeat. Inter, AC Milan and Roma picked up wins without conceding. Juventus were held goalless at Genoa and wasted a hatful of chances to score but had one harshly ruled out. Udinese and Lazio were embarrassed by both Novara and Bologna on Sunday night. Friday 9th March The weekend’s game where spread over three days because of the Italian [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Mar - 13 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Antonio Di Natale was the only notable absentee as an otherwise full strength Udinese faced Eredivisie league leaders AZ Alkmaar on Thursday evening. This was only the third time the Bianconeri had reached the last sixteen of this competition, and it was Antonio Floro Flores leading the line again in Europe. Udinese did the early pressing, an early corner from Giampiero Pinzi was met by Kwadwo Asamoah, but the Ghanaians left-footed effort flashed just wide of Esteban Alvarado’s goal. AZ [...]

Posted by Ryan Smith On Mar - 9 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Once again Roma and Lazio clashed in the capital and once again the match was filled with drama. A fierce and spirited rivalry, the game played out full of controversy. Two red cards were handed out as Lazio walked away the victor and secured their spot as kings of the capital for the 2011/2012 season. For the second time this season now have Lazio won the Rome derby but with the advantage of having one more player for most of [...]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 7 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Lazio completed a double over city rivals Roma, thanks to a 2-1 win at the Stadio Olimpico. The game was marred by some awful refereeing decisions and the racial abuse directed at Roma defender Juan by some sections of the Lazio fans. Juventus were held at home by Chievo on Saturday night. AC Milan hit four away at Palermo which included a brilliant hat-trick by Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Also, Inter on Sunday night came back from 2-0 down at home to [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Mar - 6 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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