Tag Archives: Andrea Pirlo

Serie A Recap: Rounds 9 & 10

In a new article for The Farm Club, I recap the last two rounds of Serie A action. Roma has completed a historic start to the season, winning its first 10 matches. The club from the capital, after a disastrous … Continue reading

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Italy’s Tournament Post Mortem

Fans and players of the Italian national team should hold their heads high. Save the notion of championship or failure for the Yankees and fictional race car drivers. Euro 2012 was simply not a failure for an Italian team looking … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Tactical Preview

In my latest article for Bleacher Report, I preview the Italy-Spain Euro final from a tactical perspective. Give it a read here.

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Quick Hits: Italy Wins, Pirlo for Player of the Year

A compilation of thoughts/predictions that would otherwise be too short for their own posts.  Italy wins on PKs: Italy got the win on Sunday, a deserved result for a team that outplayed its opponent. The Italian finishing certainly left something to … Continue reading

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Predicting Italy’s Starting XI at the Euros

With a little over two months to go until the 2012 European Championship, the discussion over squad selection for the tournament will start heating up soon. In an article I wrote at Bleacher Report, I examine the options at Italy’s … Continue reading

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Post-match Thoughts on Italy-USA

When looking at Wednesday’s friendly in Genoa between Italy and the United States, it is important to remember that this game meant different things for each team. Months into the Jürgen Klinsmann era, the United States was looking for a defining … Continue reading

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