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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Tagged Allardyce, Downing, Gerrard, Juventus, Liverpool, Lucas, Milan, Pirlo, Rodgers, Sakho, Sterling, Valencia, West Ham
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.
Despite being a proud Juventus fan, Adam Digby looks at Alessandro Nesta’s Milan career coming to an end after the classy brilliant Italian defender announced he wasn’t going to play for the famous red and black stripes any longer.
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.
May 14, 2012
Tagged Cordoba, del Piero, Di Vaio, Gattuso, Inzaghi, Juventus, Kaladze, Milan, Nesta, Seedorf, Serie A, Zambrotta
Unloved and unwanted, Alberto Aquilani’s career could once more be in limbo
At The Score Footy Blog, Paolo Bandini takes a look at Aquilani’s contract situation – where the Italian international is unable to find a club to finally settle down at.
Personally, I believe Aquilani (and Joe Cole) should be given every chance to prove themselves at Liverpool next season if the Merseyside club cannot find a buyer for the duo. Surely they can’t perform as poorly as the current Liverpool side, can they?
Milan came into the second-leg of the Champions League semi-finals knowing that a score draw against Barcelona at the Camp Nou would see them through, something they had already achieved during the earlier group stages of the competition this season. … Continue reading
A meeting between two true giants of world football. Under former manager Carlo Ancelotti, Milan were the dominant team on the European stage from 2001 to 2007 – reaching the semi-finals twice, the final thrice and winning two out of … Continue reading
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Tagged Allegri, Alves, Ambrosini, Barcelona, Guardiola, Iniesta, Mascherano, Milan, Robinho, Tello, Xavi