February 24, 2011
Over the past few weeks, I've heard the word 'contract' mentioned so many times that I've apparently begun to mutter the word in my sleep. From Ale Del Piero and his on-going talks over a new deal, to the conundrum over whether the likes of Alberto Aquilani, Fabio Quagliarella and Alessandro Matri should be offered one to make their moves permanent in the summer. It's clear that someone, and I'm not particularly sure who, is going to be left disappointed come July.
February 13, 2011
The Derby d’Italia. Juventus vs Inter. A clash between two giants of Italian football, with a history of feisty and controversial encounters. A first-half Alessandro Matri header sealed a memorable victory for the Bianconeri on Sunday night, who are now starting to combine desire with quality and progressively re-discover their early season form.