Tag Archives: Juventus

West Ham 3-1 Liverpool: Shackling Gerrard

Liverpool’s defeat at the hands of West Ham can be attributed to a number of factors: the Reds’ snowflake-like defence, the Londoners’ aggression and quick tempo compared to the Merseysiders’ hesitancy and limp start, and injuries to key players such as Daniel Sturridge … Continue reading

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Bandini: Vote Stramaccioni/Mourinho for president!

Bandini: Vote Stramaccioni/Mourinho for president! For The Score, Paolo Bandini profiles the reason behind Inter’s much-lauded resurgence: their manager Andrea Stramaccioni.

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Conte’s stand

It’s difficult and rare to find a column or an article regarding the latest ‘scandal’ to hit Italian football where the author isn’t inherently biased or possessing some ulterior motive.

The excellent Susy Campanale of Football Italia provides just that though, arguing from a neutral’s perspective about the 10 month ban on Juventus manager Anotonio Conte and the severely flawed Italian sporting justice system.

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Saying Goodbye to Del Piero

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James Horncastle bids farewell, and thank you, to the latest Juventus iconic legend and captain to leave the Turin side, Alessandro Del Piero

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Andrea Pirlo still as good as ever

For Sports Illustrated Football, Adam Digby underlines the pivot which Juventus’ victorious and unbeaten Serie A campaign was built on: Milan castaway and rejuvenated world-class regista Andrea Pirlo.

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Juventus say emotional farewell to their beloved Alessandro Del Piero

Paolo Bandini of the Guardian Sportsblog chronicles the end of Alessandro Del Piero’s time at Juventus after a historic unbeaten season where the Turin side won the Serie A.

Bandini also writes about another key man behind the league success, Juventus manager Antonio Conte here.

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End of an era

As the Premier League celebrates the conclusion of one of it’s most amazing ends to a season ever, Serie A bid farewell to numerous legendary veterans who have graced the Italian league with goals, trophies and class.

Football Italia’s Susy Campanale says her goodbyes to the likes of Alessandro del Piero (one of my favourite Italian players ever), Pippo Inzaghi, Marco Di Vaio, Alessandro Nesta, Gennaro Gattuso, Clarence Seedorf, Ivan Cordoba, Gianluca Zambrotta and Kakha Kaladze.

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