It was an historic weekend in Serie A for a Juventus legend, while two other more controversial figures also hit the headlines.
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Richard Chambers returns to bring us up to speed on the latest round of Serie A action which included a much maligned lunch time kick off, an uncooperative mascot and an important win for the league’s bottom side.
At the midway stage of this season’s Champions League competition most of the group favourites are moving into contention for qualification for the knockout phase, writes Ger McCarthy.
After a disappointing international break for the Italian national team, Serie A was back in full flow this weekend as Richard Chambers writes. Roma, AC Milan and Internazionale all recorded wins, while a 2-0 win for Lazio in Bari kept them at the summit of the table.
Richard Chambers reviews the weekend’s action in Italy’s top flight, as Lazio soar to the peak of the table and Roma slump to another defeat, this time against Napoli, while Juventus and Internazionale play out a goalless draw. Featuring a cracker from Andrea Pirlo.
Richard Chambers rounds up the week’s Serie A action, as Roma overcame reigning champions Internazionale 1-0 and Juventus picked some much needed points at home to Cagliari.
Italian Footballer’s Association spokesman and AC Milan defender Massimo Oddo has announced plans for a Serie A players strike at the end of the month, reports Richard Chambers.
In his debut article for BackPageFootball, Richard Chambers discusses the new generation of the Italian national team under new coach Cesare Prandelli, having named his first squad this weekend and included such names as Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano.
Claudio Ranieri has written his own fairytale in the Italian capital this season, resurrecting his boyhood club Roma from the brink of relegation to the most unlikely Scudetto victory since Verona finished top in 1985. During a phenomenal unbeaten run, his team have successfully chased down Jose Mourinho’s Inter machine. Last weekend a nervous win [...]
AS Roma overtook Inter at the top of Serie A this week, and Moments of Magic looks back at a special goal scored by Francesco Totti when the two sides met in 2005. #18 Francesco Totti v Internazionale, 2005 Inter have dominated Italian footall in recent times but Roma, led by inspirational captain Francesco Totti, [...]