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March 26, 2012
Posted by Sumeet Paul on 03/26/2012

Amidst all the inevitable talk of Calciopoli, the pre-match choreography and ‘we have 29 Scudetti’ chatter, the first Derby d’Italia at the Juventus Stadium was as tense, passionately contested and enthralling as any previous meeting. Goals from Martin Caceres and Alessandro Del Piero secured all three points for the Bianconeri, and heaped further misery on the old enemy.

March 12, 2012
Posted by Sumeet Paul on 03/12/2012

'Sometimes in football you have to score goals'. Those are indeed the wise (comedic) words once uttered by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, almost as obvious a statement as that which describes the current situation at Juventus. Four consecutive league draws, six in their last seven games, and just six goals scored since the start of February, all of which has seen the Bianconeri surrender their lead and allow Milan to open up a four point gap at the top of Serie A. Surrounded by cries of injustice and media blackouts, bad luck is one thing, having an impotent strike-force is another.

David Young After watching his first Serie A game as a youngster, Sumeet Paul has been an avid fan of Italian football ever since. Offering in-depth and opinionated views, coupled with a humourous element, he has a strong desire to become involved in sports writing. Pairing up his life's two greatest loves; football and talking, he would appreciate any feedback and general football conversation, you can email him at or you can follow him on twitter @italiafooty

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