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The Italian Job: AS Roma vs Juventus

Much is made of the Italian football experience. There is often violence when English teams visit; at its best, the atmosphere is incredibly hostile with flares a common feature; and racism has marred recent history. Thus when I went on holiday to Rome for a long weekend with my girlfriend, I was intrigued to visit the Stadio Olimpico. I was…

ROME, ITALY - APRIL 02:  Rodrigo Taddei of AS Roma celebrates after scoring the fourth team's goal during the Serie A match between AS Roma and FC Parma at Olimpico Stadium on April 2, 2014 in Rome, Italy.  (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Rodrigo Taddei – Treasure the Moments

Rodrigo Taddei is a Roman legend. Not many players can say that they have played anywhere close to 200 matches for a single club; Rodrigo has done that and more. His recent goal in Roma’s midweek clash against Parma was nothing special compared to one which Francesco Totti scored earlier in the evening. Taddei’s was a mere header off of a corner…


Road to the Scudetto; Big Matches of Week 4

  Serie A’s Week 4 features key match-ups involving the three undefeated teams so far namely Juventus, Napoli and Lazio. The Bianconeri will be hosting Chievo Verona at the Juventus Stadium in Torino. The Old Lady has not lost in 42 games stemming back to her undefeated season last year and it does not look like the streak will be…

Inter Milan

Chasing the Scudetto – Week Three

The first set of World Cup qualifiers have past, so now it’s back to Serie A action this weekend starting with AC Milan versus Atalanta at the San Siro in Milan. This is the so-called “Lombardy Derby” as both clubs represent the same region. The Rossoneri are fresh from their first win of the season and are looking to obtain…

It Comes Down to AC Milan and Juventus in the Race for Serie A

April 28, 2012

Serie A Week 33 Review Week 33 took place in midweek as a recuperation round from the postponed weekend which marked the tragic death of Piermario Morosini. Let’s start off in Cesena where Juventus came to town looking for 3 points. The Bianconeri were awarded a spot kick in the 12th minute for a controversial handling offence as the Cesena…

Serie A Returns After Tragic On-Field Episode

April 21, 2012

Welcome back to Italian soccer this weekend! Seven days ago, week 33 matches were postponed due to the tragic on-field death of 25 year old Livorno midfielder, Piermario Morosini. Week 33 fixtures will feature in midweek on Tuesday April 24 and Wednesday April 25. AC Milan will host Bologna at the San Siro in Milan. The Rossoneri will be keen on continuing to apply…

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