Tag Archives: Serie A

Juventus executive Agnelli oversees club’s revival

Few football executives have been asked to take the reins of a global brand shortly after a corruption scandal, while also following in the footsteps of a trio of family members. But that is what happened to Andrea Agnelli, president of Italian giants Juventus, current champions of Italy and third in Serie A at present. […]

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Erik Lamela – Scout Report

About the author: Back Of The Net is a newly set up by an aspiring football writer Josh Lawless. The Blog is a source where I will be unravelling my views on the latest topics in the beautiful game as well as submitting articles such as scout reports, match reports, statisicial articles, tactics, previews and much more! Follow […]

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Roberto Baggio

In football, history only remembers the losers. Roberto Baggio’s glittering career is defined by a single penalty miss and that’s not fair: ‘the divine ponytail’ was a player to rank among the greats. It ended as it started: in Pasadena, with a missed penalty. A calendar month after Diana Ross’ orchestrated shot trundled hilariously wide, […]

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Transfer Window Action

As your one-stop-source to all things football, TKTG brings you the best links so that you can catch up on all the moves as they happened along with the stories behind the moves. Let’s get things started with a list of the major moves so far (in no particular order): – Wesley Sneijder (Inter Milan […]

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Milan match abandoned after players protest against racist shouts

MILAN – Busto Arsizio is a civil and pleasant city where Milan would return. However, small minded racists ruined the day, bringing the sport in to shame. There were families and children in the stands, hoping to see a game against one of Italy’s top clubs. The game kicked off as normal and there were […]

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Is it time for Pato to move on?

The end is near. After years of promise, disappointment and then frustration tinted with sadness in failing to live up to expectation, Alexandre Pato’s journey with Milan looks to be drawing to a close. On Wednesday, La Gazzetta dello Sport claimed that a 15-million euro deal was all but agreed to, with Milan CEO Adriano […]

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TKTG’s UEFA.COM Team of the Year

UEFA.com’s Team of the Year nominees have been finalized and voting is under way. We at TKTG have decided to cast our vote too by coming up with our own best XI. We first went through the list of nominees for each position, and then the opinion of each TKTG author on what formation to […]

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The 100 Best Footballers in the World

The Guardian’s 11-strong international panel of experts set about ranking the best footballers in the world, and end up with their top 100. #99 Diego Forlan Age: 33   Nationality: Uruguayan Team: Internacional The striker became the most capped Uruguayan of all time at the 2011 Copa América and is also the country’s record scorer. That seemed implausible when […]

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Pirlo doesn’t need the Ballon d’Or to prove his greatness

There can be no doubt that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have stolen the show in 2012 and, as a result, both of them are Ballon d’Or finalists, along with Spain & Barcelona’s highly successful Andres Iniesta. Nevertheless, there are a couple of veterans who have also lit up this year and deserve to receive […]

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How Milan Became The First Victims Of Financial Fair Play

There is no such thing as a quiet summer in Italy. Whether its corruption scandals, managerial merry-go-rounds or sensational transfers, there is never a dull moment in Calcio, and the constant drama, often resembling the most ridiculous of soap operas plots, is just one of the things that makes football on the Peninsula so utterly […]

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