At the beginning, you were often compared to Guardiola, but it doesn’t seem that the comparison holds. The Catalan [Guardiola] didn’t coach his old teammates.
At the end, to have to coach some friends was a problem. I always (Read more...)
Another season is closing in upon us and as with every new training camp my mind is always cast backward to those who are not going to be starting the new season with us. In this case, we are moving on without Francesco Toldo.
Just, as I was told in (Read more...)
Kappa nostalgia. Soak it in.
Today they leave for the high hills and some good old fashioned summer retreatin’. The callup list for AS Roma 2010/11: The Dog & Pony Show.
PORTIERI: Julio Sergio, Lobont, Pena, Pigliacelli
DIFENSORI: Mexes, Andreolli, Loria, Cicinho, Cassetti, Riise, Rosi e Antunes
CENTROCAMPISTI: Pizarro, Taddei, (Read more...)
We knew it was going to be bad… And now it officially is. The new home kits for the 2010-11 season. Yikes!
Unfortunately, the second keeper jersey isn’t much better:
Not even Nike’s (Read more...)
With the genuinely surprising amount of speculation over Diego’s future at Juventus in the media these days, I’ve decided to show a little love to one of my favourites. I find it very difficult to believe that anyone who’s watched Diego at some point last season can’t say he’s tried (Read more...)
The World Cup final was played on Sunday and the global viewing audience for football’s greatest prize was in excess of 1 billion. A significant number of the world’s population from rich to poor across the globe tuned in as the Netherlands and Spain fought it out for the title (Read more...)
From Football Italia. (Mostly)
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has confirmed that he has spoken to Volkswagen FC about the prospect of signing Edin Dzeko. The Bosnia international has become the focus of Juventus’ transfer strategy in recent weeks as they look to land a world-class striker, or preferably anyone (Read more...)