Rafa Benitez

2011: A New Start For Italian Football

by Niccolo Conte on December 31, 2010 · 3 comments

2010 was a bad year for Ital­ian foot­ball. I tried to think of the pos­i­tives, but very few came to mind. A dis­as­trous World Cup in South Africa, a bad show­ing in the Europa League, and only a Cham­pi­ons League vic­tory (guided by a Por­tuguese mas­ter­mind) which retains some dig­nity for Ital­ian foot­ball. While 2010 […]


Rafael Benitez running out of time at Inter

by Rami Soufi on December 3, 2010 · 1 comment

Lazio inflicted another defeat on Serie A cham­pi­ons Inter with coach Rafael Benitez’s posi­tion becom­ing weaker and weaker with every pass­ing week. The vic­tory against Parma in the pre­vi­ous round was by a big score rais­ing hope the Ner­az­zurri will be back on the right track yet many failed to note the Ducali are having […]

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Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

by Niccolo Conte on November 21, 2010 · 1 comment

The Serie A con­tin­ues with much of the same; Ben­itez loses his sec­ond game in a row, Kra­sic cuts through defend­ers like a hot knife through but­ter, and Ibrahi­movic pro­vides a fan­tas­tic goal for us all to enjoy. This slate of Serie A games saw many play­ers play bril­liantly, like Menez for Roma, Kra­sic for […]

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Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

by Niccolo Conte on October 18, 2010 · 8 comments

The Serie A has returned, and we’re begin­ning to see some inter­est­ing devel­op­ments regard­ing teams which might need a new man­ager some­time soon. Just look­ing at the bot­tom three teams: Fiorentina, Parma, and Udi­nese, you find under­achiev­ers which will need to either start win­ning, or be replaced. The ques­tion is, how much time will Mihajlovic […]