All posts tagged "Juventus"

  • Road to Cardiff: Last and Curious 8

    To celebrate the cinematic release of “Fast and Furious 8” and the return of the UEFA Champions League to television screens next week Richard Lewis reviews the “Last and Curious 8” left in this season’s competition. The elite...

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • How Gonzalo Higuain revitalized his career at Napoli

    Imagine how many editors Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis must have had to ignore before publishing his vilifying statement regarding departing striker Gonzalo Higuain on his club’s official website. The outspoken Italian film producer criticized the “traitorous”...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • MOTD: Manchester City 1-2 Juventus

    They say 2-0 is the most dangerous scoreline in football, meant as a warning not to get complacent during a match. 1-0, in reality, is far more perilous, and as Manuel Pellegrini’s men can testify tonight. Yet...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Twenty years at the top and Gianluigi Buffon still wants more

    An outsiders’ image of the Juventus this decade has been defined by two players: Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo. Although Pirlo’s career has now taken him to New York City FC, both players offer a refreshing counterpoint...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • MOTD: Barcelona 3-1 Juventus

    There were hours upon hours of dissection ahead of the Champions League final in the media. No player, or injured player, boot or foot was left unturned. There was a preview for every few fans watching. It...

    • Posted June 6, 2015
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  • The Billion Euro Game: Glory and Money in the UCL Final

    The Champions League final is, in itself, a fantastic brand. It’s the pinnacle of club football and a crown jewel of European football. It’s also one of the premier sporting events in the world, second only in football...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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  • Juventus’ old-boys proving age is relative

    Patrice Evra’s departure of Manchester United seemed all too forced. Similarly, Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand also left the Red Devils a year earlier. Had Evra’s ‘body gone’? No, he was perfectly fit, albeit the minor adjustments...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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  • MOTD: Real Madrid 1-1 Juventus (2-3 agg)

    It was a hot, humid night at the Bernabeu, and Juventus and Real Madrid dragged each other to the ground over the course of ninety minutes of draining football. When the whistle blew after ninety minutes, pure...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • MOTD: Juventus 2-1 Real Madrid

    Juventus thoroughly deserved a win after their robust and outstanding shift, yet Real Madrid will head home feeling hard done by.  Madrid can beat anybody on their day, and even came close when they fell a bit...

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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  • Juventus bring Serie A back to the big-time

    Italian football has a rich culture of keeping their domestic stars in Serie A. During one of the Italian national team’s pomps in the early 1990s, when they reached the final of the 1994 World Cup and...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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