1. Juventus Beat Sassuolo as New-Look Midfield Thrives Without Paul Pogba

    This week saw the Italian champions celebrate the anniversary of their current home, September 11 marking five years since Juventus Stadium hosted its first official league fixture against Parma ...

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  2. Evaluating AC Milan's Best Options for the Role of Deep-Lying Playmaker

    Since Andrea Pirlo departed in 2011, AC Milan have failed to win a single Scudetto. Considering that the club lies joint-second to Juventus in terms of Italian championships won, the five-year drought must be deemed a failure...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 4 months ago 5,427 reads 29 comments

  3. Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini Could Be at a Crossroads After Shaky Start to Season

    It was not a good international break for Giorgio Chiellini . The Italy defender was blatantly at fault for two goals that France scored in Friday’s 3-1 friendly defeat, and ...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 4 months ago 5,027 reads 21 comments

  4. Rijkaard, Albertini, Pirlo and AC Milan's Great Playmaking Tradition

    Some of the most beautiful sights in football emanate from the deep-lying playmaker. The position, known in Italy as the "regista" (which literally translates as "director"), is one generally occupied by the sport’s most gifted technicians...

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  5. No Axel Witsel, No Problem for Juventus Midfield (Yet!)

    With the transfer window now firmly closed, few clubs can claim to have enjoyed as impressive a summer as Juventus ...

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  6. Understanding Stephan Lichtsteiner's Ugly Spat with Juventus

    Juventus undoubtedly made some impressive acquisitions this summer, their work to bring in the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Miralem Pjanic and others strengthening a squad that was already among the most impressive in Europe...

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  7. Keeping Alessio Romagnoli Was AC Milan's Best Piece of Summer Transfer Business

    This year’s summer transfer window was relatively inconspicuous from an AC Milan perspective. They brought in six new players, two on loan deals, while eschewing the signatures of big names...

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  8. Selecting the Worst Juventus XI of All Time

    There is little doubt that Juventus can boast some of the finest players of all time, with the likes of Michel Platini , Gaetano Scirea and Gigi Buffon among those to have worn the famous black and white shirts in years past...

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  9. Picking the Best AC Milan XI of Players Born in Milan

    One of the most exciting aspects of the current AC Milan team is the quantity of talent coming through the club’s youth ranks. However, many of these prospects are not locals...

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  10. AC Milan: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Milan Lab

    The 2007 Champions League final meant a lot to AC Milan . Two years on from the trauma of Istanbul, where they finished runners-up after throwing away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with ...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 5 months ago 7,528 reads 14 comments

  11. Grading AC Milan on Their 2016 Summer Transfer Window Business

    This summer was an important one for AC Milan . Having failed to qualify for Europe for the third consecutive year, the squad was in need of reinvigoration...

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  12. Grading Juventus on Their 2016 Summer Transfer Window Business

    As always, the last 24 hours of the summer transfer window delivered drama, intensity and some unexpected twists...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 5 months ago 8,552 reads 32 comments

  13. Juan Cuadrado to Juventus: Latest Loan Details, Comments and Reaction

    Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has returned to Italian champions Juventus on a second successive loan deal...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 months ago 3,812 reads 19 comments

  14. Joe Hart to Torino: Latest Loan Details, Comments and Reaction

    Joe Hart has completed his loan move from Manchester City to Torino , bringing an end to one of the oddest transfer sagas of the summer...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 14,615 reads 29 comments

  15. Pol Lirola: Juventus' Young Star Waiting to Replace Dani Alves

    Having won five consecutive Serie A titles with Stephan Lichtsteiner at right-back, Juventus ' move for Dani Alves surprised many observers this summer...

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  16. What Is the AC Milan Way and Can Vincenzo Montella Restore It?

    A football team’s "way" has a lot of power. Failure to adhere to it can get a manager fired, or a player shunted to another club...

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  17. Gigi Buffon Continues Juventus' Rich Tradition of Iconic Goalkeepers

    Given the long and storied past of Juventus , it is little surprise that the club’s history is littered with the names of some true footballing greats, players who have helped La Vecchia Signora achieve unrivalled success in Italian football...

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  18. Vincenzo Montella's AC Milan Given Lessons in Possession by Napoli

    AC Milan are exciting to watch again. After a season of turgid, functional and, at times, outright defensive football under the auspices of Sinisa Mihajlovic, Milanisti are becoming reacquainted with the edges of their seats...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 5 months ago 6,285 reads 57 comments

  19. Joao Mario to Inter Milan: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    Portugal international midfielder Joao Mario signed for Inter Milan from Sporting Lisbon on Sunday, the Italian club confirmed...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 6,305 reads 21 comments

  20. Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri Must Ditch the 3-5-2 Formation

    Juventus notched their second win in two matches on Saturday evening, the reigning Serie A champions making a perfect start to their title defence...

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  21. Alessio Romagnoli Booked for Trying to Stop Own Goal with Handball

    AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli managed a feat so bad it was almost impressive on Saturday, when the referee booked him for trying to prevent an own goal with his hand, only for Napoli to score anyway...

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  22. Juventus Must Top Group After Kind Champions League Draw

    Dreaming of finally winning the trophy again, Juventus took their place in the draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage on Thursday...

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  23. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts and Disappointments at Juventus in 2016/17

    For the rest of Serie A, events at Juventus Stadium last Saturday evening were all too predictable...

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  24. Picking an Elite AC Milan 5-a-Side Team from Current Squad

    Football is a complex game, but Italian sides have mastered its organisation. Teams from the peninsula are often able to compete with continental rivals in spite of relative financial ...

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  25. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts and Disappointments at AC Milan in 2016/17

    AC Milan got their 2016/17 Serie A season off to a positive start with a 3-2 home win over Torino ...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 5 months ago 6,119 reads 25 comments