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Football triumphs over Anti-football…

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Pulse Check of a cornered BEAST…

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Juve Youth – Our future is more rosy than our present.

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Football triumphs over Anti-football...

Well before the final whistle it was feeling like a humiliation. The home side were passing the…
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Pulse Check of a cornered BEAST...

We have become an easy target. Juve have been blamed for any hint of an issue, it…
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Juve Youth - Our future is more rosy than our present.

Whilst the Max Allegri second coming continues to break records for TRUE HORROR. Not just the fanbase…
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Can this get any worse?

I have been somewhat bemused by the uptick in widespread unease and groaning of late, spreading slowly,…
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What happened to Juventus??

It is hard to find informed, balanced coverage of football. An ever expanding multitude of podcasts and…
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Juventus Mercato flash flood update...

All will change swiftly, and my hope is that the cynicism that underlies much of what will…
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Juventus Mercato - It has begun...

With the worst kept secrets now coming to fruition, as Di Maria is pictured with Max and…
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Juventus Mercato Mutterings

The mercato circus has come to town and its garish screams, roars and ghoulish rides are again…
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Who are Matteo Brunori and Giacomo Vrioni???

It is a tricky task to find time to scout the horde of players we have outside…
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The marvel of Miretti

With the season expectations now narrowed to 4th spot in the table, with sole remaining potential for…
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Give the kids a chance...

We seem rather strapped for cash. I don’t know the exact figures and doubt anybody knows them….
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Juventus Youth report

Zauli enjoyed a decent debut season as coach with the Juve u23 side, with the team just…
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Filling the abyss and Mr Arrives Well

CONFERRAL OF PROXIES RELATING TO THE FOOTBALL AREA TO THE DIRECTOR OFADMINISTRATION MAURIZIO ARRIVABENE The Board of…
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Who is Giacomo Vrioni?

Now and then I come across a transfer fee in the youth ranks which instantly makes me…
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Juve 3-0 Spezia

After an hour of listless, uncoordinated failure to string even three passes together in the final third,…
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The revolution to continue?

Browsing the muddled, generally ME ME ME twitter realm earlier today when strewn happily on a bed…
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Juventus Youth Sector focus

It seems like a different age, maybe a different man, when I last found time to delve…
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AC Milan v Juventus preview

We head to Milan (perhaps) on the back of a resounding victory over Udinese yet nonetheless with…
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I am hurting…

[Editors note: The following article was written prior to the news of Maurizio Sarri’s sacking] Such strange…
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Juve U23 beat Padova to progress to Serie B play-offs!

I had thought it was all over for the B team, and yet, it transpires that through…
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Triumph for Juve B team and something curious…

Fabio Pecchia ended his debut campaign as U23 coach with victory in the Serie C coppa italia…
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The quiet vanishing of Mario Mandzukic…and can Sarri prosper?

Prior to the Corona issue I had started writing this piece in early March, which still seems…
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Missing Beppe Marotta

I had conjured a lengthy piece after the Verona game. Yet after re-reading my cynical mutterings I…
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Looking to the future – Will Juve give youth a chance?

With the senior side failing to spark into life, drudgery abounds domestically with some life still found…
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Will Sarriball fit the Juventus squad?

After the lengthy process of finally announcing Sarri as the new boss, we have now moved onto…
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Thoughts on Juve’s summer and the mercato

How bizarre our mercato suddenly seems, at  least with first glance and a primal response. The laudable…
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Juventus Youth Prospects – Building our way to success

Whilst the seniors were made to appear laboured, disjointed, ancient in their movements when faced with the…
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Juventus Youth update

It has been a fair while since I delved into the youth sector, though I have been…
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Youth Squad International Update

A brief overview of international endeavor of our youth sector… Allessandro Busti,18, made his international debut for…
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Juventus youth update

The Juve B team finally kicked off their maiden voyage in Serie C (Girone A) with a…
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And so it begins…Juve B Team set to launch and MATCH REPORTS

After much debate, much pushing, legal challenges, threats of boycott and still no set fixtures in place…
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Reality bites…

I was remarking to myself, as we approached the 90th minute… “Well, its been a fairly even…
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Juventus Youth Update – Cherubini Interview and Winter Mercato

Better late than never, comes the best parts of an interview with the technical director of the…
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Viareggio Tournament – Juventus (U19) Primavera

A brief glimpse at our progress thus far in the annual Viareggio tournament… Juve 2-2 Rijeka JUVENTUS…
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One swallow does not a Summer make…Spurs 1-2 Juventus

Before I reveal the thoughts which have crystallised from brief pulses in my synapses to more concrete…
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Juventus Youth report – January 5th 2018

The weather has been Hades. 43C yet still the beach was crowded, as I waded up and…
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Juventus Youth Mercato

(NB early September) Much time has passed, the season has begun in truncated fashion and many are…
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Mutterings in black and white on the road to Vilnius…

Many, myself included, were left with that same feeling of unexpected despondency from the first hour of…
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Reaction to Szczesny and De Sciglio signings…

I was, like many others, rather befuddled when news first broke earlier this year that Szczesny had…
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Con te partiro – Who is Leaving Juventus?

With the focus presently very much on potential new recruits, I feel it is worthwhile to consider…
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Juve starlets head to South Korea for the U20 FIFA World Cup

Italy kick off their U20 world cup campaign today with a tough fixture with Uruguay, who topped…
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Juventus 2-1 Monaco Champions League Report and Player Ratings

We created eight very presentable chances whilst conceding just the two for the visitors. Thankfully we took…
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Juventus Youth and Loans Update – May 2017

As we approach the end of the season, it is high time for me to run the…
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Atalanta 2-2 Juventus Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – Could do little for either goal, other than which made a couple of…
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Roma 3-1 Juventus Match Report & Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – At fault for the opener when the great man pushed away what could…
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Juventus 1-0 FC Porto Champions League Review and Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – Yet again a spectator for much of the game. Was not at fault…
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Monaco 0-2 Juventus Champions League Report

Player Ratings Buffon – Superb and faultless. Santo Buffon was in special form, making two top drawer…
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Juventus 3-1 Napoli – Coppa Italia Semi 1st leg

Player Ratings Neto – Other than the goal conceded, for which he had no chance, the Brazilian…
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Juventus 2-0 Empoli Match Report and Player Ratings

Player Ratings Neto – I believe the number two gatekeeper may have made one save, which didn’t…
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Porto 0 – 2 Juventus Champions League Roundup

Like many others, I was very much looking forward to this match. The first opportunity to test…
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Juventus 4-1 Palermo Match Review and Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – Made a couple of solid, yet comfortable saves in a match where the…
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Cagliari 0-2 Juventus…We march (stroll) ever onwards.

Player Ratings Buffon – Was unchallenged for much of the game and when called upon late on…
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Crotone 0-2 Juventus Match Review & Player Ratings

Our game in hand finally drew upon us, with a visit to struggling, surely condemned to relegation…
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Juventus Youth Sector Report February 2017

Finally the curtains have been closed on a typically lively Winter mercato for the youth sector of Juventus….
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Juventus Official Winter Mercato January 2017

A full list of Juventus transfers for the January 2017 transfer window. Purchases Tomas Rincon DM/CM –…
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Sassuolo 0-2 Juventus Match Review and Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – Fresh from celebrating his 39th birthday, Santo Buffon enjoyed the sunshine, offered an…
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Juventus 2-0 Lazio Match Review and Player Ratings

Player Ratings Buffon – Largely untested, one of his quietest games for many moons. Made one routine…
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Fiorentina 2-1 Juventus Match Review

Player Ratings Buffon – Was outfoxed for the opener but should have done much better for the…
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Juventus 3-2 Atalanta Coppa Italia – By the skin of our teeth

Player Ratings Neto – A spectator until the final half hour horror show. And could do very little…
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Juventus 3-0 Bologna Match Report and Player Ratings

It didn’t take long to ease past the concerns which come naturally after the Winter break. Had…
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Irons in The Fire – Juventus Youth Report December 31st 2016

With the dawn of a new year fast approaching on the horizon, and my eagerness to embrace…
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Juventus 1-1 AC Milan Supercoppa Italia (3-4 on penalties AET)

Player Ratings Buffon – Could do little about the equaliser, made a solid save in the shoot-out…
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Genoa 3-1 Juventus Match Report

Our heaviest defeat of the campaign, and one which whilst unexpected comes as no major surprise given…
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Chievo 1-2 Juventus Match Review

Player Ratings Buffon – Largely untested, as is often the case, yet could do nothing with the…
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Juventus 1-1 Lyon Champions League Match Review

An entertaining match all round, with Lyon leaving Turin with a very hard fought and ultimately deserved…
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Juventus 4-1 Sampdoria Match Report

Little time for an in depth report as many elements are hounding me for attention, one of…
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Empoli 0-3 Juventus Match Review

Player Ratings Buffon – Largely untested, though produced a couple of solid saves, commanded the box well…
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Back on track : Juventus 4-0 Cagliari

After last Sunday’s horror-show against arch rivals Inter Milan we were fortunate to welcome Cagliari to Turin…
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Keeping the purse strings tight…

This mercato has been one of major upheaval, and with the transfer drawbridge soon to be raised…
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Status Report on the eve of a new dawn…

It is a bother, to find ourselves in a similar situation to this time last year. In…
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Axel Witsel to join Juventus?

As the Pogba story continues to bore and drag inexorably towards a finale fit for an audience…
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Making space for Pjaca…

Whilst the interminable focus of the mass media remains steadfastly following Pogba’s bowel movements, I have been…
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Looking to the future…

Whilst the world apparently shifts on its axis as BREXIT mass hysteria engulfs the many, and my…
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2015/16 Youth Sector Analysis – The promising, the average and the woeful

Not since Marchisio have we seen a bona fide home grown star emerge from the youth sector…
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Juventus 5 – 0 Sampdoria. Lambs to the Slaughter…

Despite the mathematical confirmation of our 34th scudetto arriving a few weeks back both fans and players…
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Taking stock and how to further blossom…

With the league fixture remaining a chance merely to prance and revel in the afterglow of championship…
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Coppa Italia Final – AC Milan 0-1 Juventus

I’ve just had to watch the highlights to seek out anything I may have missed from the…
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Juventus 1-0 Napoli Match Report – Back where we belong…(13th February 2016)

Juventus 1-0 Napoli Scorers: Zaza 88 (J) Serie A Week 25 –  Saturday, 13th February – 19:45…
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The boss has weathered the storm superbly…(21/12/2015)

I had planned on conjuring my analysis of the chaotic Carpi match from many pages of notes…