Posts Tagged ‘Italian football’

Al Volo: Quiet Man at the centre of Milan circus 0

Al Volo: Quiet Man at the centre of Milan circus

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In the second Al Volo since its return last weekend, Adam Digby praises the work of Massimiliano Allegri, who has led AC Milan to the top of the Serie A in terrific fashion – restoring the form of old out of Andrea Pirlo and Gennaro Gattuso. While some creases have yet to be ironed out, Milan are clear favourites for the league at this moment in time.

Al Volo: Serie A Week 36 Preview 0

Al Volo: Serie A Week 36 Preview

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After one of the most news-filled weeks of the season, the next round of fixtures are upon us already and with the relegation places all but settled, the focus is on the races for lo Scudetto, fourth place and the Europa League slots. Table topping Inter, fresh from the greatest loss in the clubs history, […]

Serie A - Week 24 Preview 0

Serie A – Week 24 Preview

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The dust has settled after last weekend’s events and, in the aftermath of another unpredictable round of games, it is now clear that the Scudetto is Inter’s to lose. Jose Mourinho’s side are nine points clear of their nearest challengers Roma and are very much odds-on to secure a fifth league title in succession. Only […]

Serie A - Week 23 Preview 1

Serie A – Week 23 Preview

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After a somewhat tedious round of action last weekend, week 23 should prove more exciting with the chasing pack trying to keep pace with Internazionale at the top of the table in a number of intriguing fixtures. The stand-out game of the weekend sees an in-form Roma side travel to Florence on Saturday night where […]

Serie A - Week 22 Review 0

Serie A – Week 22 Review

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This was not a particularly glorious week in the history of Italian football. A total of nine games were played over the weekend, with all but three fixtures ending in draws and five producing two goals or less. To make matters worse, the most eye-catching game of week 22, the clash between Parma and Internazionale, […]

Serie A - Week 19 Review 0

Serie A – Week 19 Review

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Yesterday saw a full mid-week programme of Serie A fixtures which resulted in several high-scoring games and wins for all of the clubs in the league’s top three. The most enthralling game of the day came during the evening kick-off as Leonardo’s Milan comprehensively defeated Genoa 5-2 at the San Siro with goals from Ronaldinho, […]

Serie A - Week 18 Preview 0

Serie A – Week 18 Preview

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Serie A kicks-off the new decade on Wednesday with a rare mid-week programme of matches designed to coincide with the religious festival of epiphany. As ever, there are a number of intriguing clashes taking place up and down the country as the league looks set to continue the high levels of drama and excitement produced […]

Serie A Review - Week 14 0

Serie A Review – Week 14

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On paper it looked as though week fourteen of the Serie A season would be a comfortable one for the sides at the top of the table, but it turned out to be a week of shock, passion and  high drama on the peninsula .  Maybe, just maybe, this was the week that will define […]

Opinion: the Italian Blob 0

Opinion: the Italian Blob

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Returning from a professional sabbatical and into actual sunlight for the first time in what feels like several years, Gav Reilly thinks that Football might finally, in 2010, come home