1. Paul Pogba and the Five Best Central Midfielders in Serie A Right Now

    Paul Pogba has elevated his game tremendously this season and must now be considered not just one of the best young centre-midfielders in Serie A, but now one of the best, period...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 8 months ago 5,263 reads 29 comments

  2. Juventus Youngsters Who Would Benefit from Andrea Pirlo's Departure

    Juventus appear to be no closer to an extension to Andrea Pirlo 's expiring contract, despite the maestro's continuing excellent form...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 8 months ago 3,046 reads 18 comments

  3. Italy 1-1 Germany: Assessing Prandelli's Full-Back Options After San Siro Draw

    Italy earned a respectable 1-1 draw on Friday against Germany, one of the favourites to win the World Cup next summer. Ignazio Abate replied after Matts Hummels had given Joachim Loew's side the lead at the San Siro ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 8 months ago 2,148 reads 13 comments

  4. Why Juventus Needs Antonio Conte for the Long Run

    Juventus are entering a crucial stage of the Antonio Conte era; it is the third year since the 44-year-old took charge of the Bianconeri , and it is an appropriate time to assess his work and what the future holds for the club legend...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 8 months ago 2,251 reads 8 comments

  5. Breaking Down Italy's Tactics and Their World Cup Prospects

    Italy are quietly confident as we approach the final stretch before the World Cup next summer. Qualification was easily negotiated as the Azzurri topped Group B and now it is just a matter of which players Cesare Prandelli selects for Brazil...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,096 reads 2 comments

  6. Breaking Down Inter Milan's Biggest Remaining Games This Year

    Inter Milan are in the midst of change with the final remnants of Jose Mourinho's treble-winning side being eased out and the ownership of the club changing hands...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,536 reads 3 comments

  7. Juventus 3-0 Napoli: 6 Things We Learned

    Juventus vs. Napoli was a crucial game given that both teams are the hot favourites for the title this season, not to mention an opportunity to further close in on the league leaders Roma...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 5,670 reads 29 comments

  8. Why Midfielders, Not Strikers, Are Key for Juventus Coach Antonio Conte

    Antonio Conte has been a devout believer in the 3-5-2 formation since his reign at Juventus began over two years ago...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 3,088 reads 5 comments

  9. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Napoli

    Juventus have enjoyed a good run so far, and their fortunes in both Serie A and Champions League have taken a turn for the better...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,335 reads 4 comments

  10. Juventus 2-2 Real Madrid: 6 Things We Learned

    Juventus secured a vital point in their battle to escape from Group B of the Champions League. The Bianconeri actually dropped a place, falling to last place in the group as a ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 10,885 reads 58 comments

  11. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Real Madrid

    Juventus have recovered superbly from two stunning defeats to Fiorentina and Real Madrid to string together three victories in the league...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 4,385 reads 2 comments

  12. 4 Reasons Andrea Pirlo Would Dominate the Premier League Even at His Age

    Andrea Pirlo is coming to the end of his Juventus contract. It has been three great seasons with the Bianconeri after Milan could not agree on an extension to keep one of their ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 4,797 reads 11 comments

  13. Parma 0-1 Juventus: 6 Things We Learned

    Juventus secured a vital win ahead of a big week in the Champions League by grinding out three points against a dangerous Parma outfit...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 2,373 reads 0 comments

  14. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Parma

    Juventus were back to winning ways against Catania with a stunning 4-0 victory on Wednesday. Roma continue to march on, but the Bianconeri are hanging in there and remain just five points behind the Giallorossi ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,317 reads 1 comments

  15. Why Roma Are a Force to Be Taken Seriously in Serie A and Across Europe

    Roma have started perfectly this season, with 10 victories from as many games. It is not just the result that has brought attention to the Giallorossi , but the manner in which they are going about their business...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 3,177 reads 10 comments

  16. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Genoa

    Juve have endured a tough week, with a controversial defeat in the Champions League to Real Madrid following up their shocking loss to Fiorentina ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,477 reads 1 comments

  17. Why Losing Fernando Llorente Wouldn't Devastate Juventus

    Fernando Llorente was a signing that needed little contemplation before Juventus eventually secured the Spaniard on a pre-contract agreement in January...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,805 reads 4 comments

  18. On Location Serie A Scouting Report: The Evolution of Montella's Fiorentina

    Fiorentina were left heartbroken on the final day of last season, when Milan cruelly denied them a much-earned Champions League spot with their late comeback against Siena...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 1,905 reads 6 comments

  19. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Real Madrid

    It was a bad day at the office for Juventus on Sunday against Fiorentina , even if it started rather well...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 5,979 reads 32 comments

  20. Fiorentina vs. Juventus (4-2): 6 Things We Learned

    An overcast day in Florence played host to the game of the day in Serie A. The Viola faithful created a raucous atmosphere at the Stadio Artemio Franchi , as they hosted their most bitter of rivals...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 5,020 reads 32 comments

  21. Serie A Scouting Report: The Youngsters Ready to Rise

    The international break can be interpreted in two ways. It is either a nuisance, as it stagnates the momentum that a team has achieved, or it can provide a welcome break to regroup and better prepare for the next run of games...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 4,816 reads 4 comments

  22. How Juventus Will Line Up Against Fiorentina

    Juventus travel to Florence this weekend to start a massive few days for the Bianconeri . A rivalry with the Viola will be resumed before the Old Lady look to put some ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 951 reads 5 comments

  23. Why Juventus Must Go All-In to Re-Sign Andrea Pirlo to One More Deal

    Andrea Pirlo has been here before, entering the final months of his deal without knowing for sure whether he will re-sign with his club...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 9 months ago 2,739 reads 8 comments

  24. Denmark vs. Italy: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Italy scraped a 2-2 draw in Copenhagen in a thrilling encounter against Denmark. Alberto Aquilani deflected Pablo Osvaldo's angled drive past the helpless Stephan Andersen to leave ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 10 months ago 3,557 reads 4 comments

  25. Carlos Tevez vs Gonzalo Higuain: Which Striker Will Score More Goals in Serie A?

    Gonzalo Higuain and Carlos Tevez were two of the biggest imports to Serie A this summer. Tevez was bought from Manchester City and Higuain arrived from Real Madrid ...

    Jack Alexandros Rathborn Written by Jack Alexandros Rathborn about 10 months ago 2,461 reads 7 comments