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Serie A clubs struggling in the Champions League

by Rami Soufi on February 28, 2011 · 1 comment

Italy’s elite clubs are strug­gling in the Cham­pi­ons League and have strug­gled since 2000 despite two tro­phies won by Milan and one by Inter in the last decade. Ital­ian clubs were the dom­i­nant force in the 1990s with Milan and Juven­tus win­ning the Cham­pi­ons League with Juve reached  three con­sec­u­tive finals. Ital­ian clubs were also a force […]

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Tough Draw In Europe For Italian Teams

by Niccolo Conte on December 18, 2010 · 2 comments

With the Cham­pi­ons League and Europa League draws hav­ing taken place, the rest of the sea­son is slowly drift­ing into a more pre­dictable mush. There’s just one last week­end of Serie A action (this week­end), and then there’s a solid two weeks and a bit of break from the Serie A. I cer­tainly find it […]


Ibrahimovic to AC Milan and Adriano to Roma?

by Niccolo Conte on May 27, 2010 · 5 comments

While the trans­fer mar­ket hasn’t been too busy with big sign­ings, it’s slowly been spread­ing that two big strik­ers will be mov­ing to the Serie A for next sea­son. Ibrahi­movic and Adri­ano could be return­ing to the league which made them famous, but to dif­fer­ent teams. The two ex-Inter Milan play­ers also find them­selves in […]


Italian League Lags Behind?

by Rami Soufi on September 16, 2009 · 3 comments

 A lot has been said about Serie A’s decline over the past cou­ple of years. Crit­ics have claimed the Eng­lish Pre­mier­ship and Spain’s La Liga have become Europe’s best leagues leav­ing Serie A to chal­lenge the Bun­desliga for third spot.   Sadly, Serie A has wit­nessed a sharp decline in the past few years that can­not be attributed […]


Crespo To Replace Ruud Van Nistelrooy?

by Juan Arango on November 14, 2008 · 0 comments

After it was con­firmed that Dutch inter­na­tional Ruud Van Nis­tel­rooy would be out for the remain­der of the sea­son, the Madrid brass began Oper­a­tion RVN (Replace Van Nis­tel­rooy). It would not be easy to find a player that would fill the shoes of one of the top goalscor­ers in the world the past decade, but […]