All posts by Joshua Askew
The weekend in Italy – Milan drop points in thriller
We are sorry we ever doubted you, Serie A. Everyone’s been droning on about the boring football offered up this season in Italy, then it returns from the winter break and we see 30 goals. The biggest...
- Posted January 9, 2011
Top 10 Serie A players to look out for in 2011
10. Antonio Cassano – AC Milan ‘Fantantonio’ looked to have finally settled down at Sampdoria, but a bust-up with chairman Riccardo Garrone over attending an awards ceremony meant he was forced out of the Genovese club. The...
- Posted January 4, 2011
The weekend in Italy – Milan extend lead
Fortunately, Serie A’s players came to an agreement with their clubs to play their penultimate games before the winter break, meaning we have the 16th round of matches to discuss. With Inter away in the United Arab...
- Posted December 12, 2010
The weekend in Italy – Woes for Serie A
The fortunes of Italian clubs in Europe went from bad to worse this week with not one of the clubs involved winning. Juventus struggled in a snowstorm against Lech Poznan, only managing a 1-1 draw, Sampdoria lost...
- Posted December 5, 2010
The weekend in Italy – Inter back on form
Another week, another round-up focused on Inter. It comes with the territory of being a top Italian, and indeed European, football side. The Italian media has spent the week blaming Jose Mourinho for “bleeding dry” Inter’s squad...
- Posted November 29, 2010
The weekend in Italy
A 2-1 loss to Chievo capped off another awful week for Internazionale coach Rafa Benitez. The cosmos most definitely hasn’t been kind to the former Liverpool manager – his defensive line injured to the extent that he...
- Posted November 21, 2010