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Myles

Marcello Salas

Going by last nights game against Milan, we'll be lucky to finish in Uefa spots never mind Champions League.

Nedved and Del Piero, the same players as last year carried the team last night, none of the new players seemed to be able to step up to the mark.
Mezz

I'm not being funny here, but do you really expect Juve to be challenging for a CL place in their first season back after a year in the wilderness?

I would have thought that a UEFA place would have been the ultimate ambition this season. Everyone, particularly Nedved and Del Piero, is a year older and potentially on the decline after a year of stagnation in la Cadetti.

Shooting against Serie B defences last season won't have helped matters much either surely..
Myles

I'm think we'll be good enough for intertoto and possibly for Uefa, but i was holding out a dream that we could get to fourth spot. I reckon Inter, Milan and Fiorentina will get the top 3, with Roma maybe getting fourth.

Our defense is still crap, but maybe with time....alot of time.

We bought a load of mediocre players instead of buying a few top quality players....even though really top players don't want to be at a club unless it's in the CL i still think the board could've bought maybe 2 really good players if they weren't so tight....yet they spend 50 million euro on a bunch of mediocrity. They should've bought Milito.

Also, i get the impression Secco is way in over his head.
Liam

I feel Champions League qualification can be achieved and is a realistic target. As I've said on the C4 forums, I wouldn't have signed Iaquinta, and would have signed someone like Giuseppe Rossi instead. Iaquinta's got a pretty decent goalscoring record in the last 3 years, but I feel he's a bit lacking in ability compared to the likes of Del Piero and Trezeguet, who along with Nedved I feel we'll be relying on too much this season. Del Piero and Nedved are in their 30s and need replacing at some stage (Hence why I wanted Rossi), while Trezeguet will spend half the time injured.

I'm glad some younger players like Molinaro, Criscito, Palladino and Nocerino will get chances this season, but despite the ability they undoubtedly have they all still have a lot to prove, and we can't expect too much from them. The defence is also a concern as I still feel another proven player is needed there. Legrottaglie and Boumsong are not what I would call reliable cover and should both be sold with a proven defender in Serie A brought in. Barzagli has often been mentioned, and I'd be happy with him, but I can't see that one happening. The only position I'm entirely happy with is in goal.
Myles

I know the some of the senior players keep re-iterating the a CL spot is realistic, but i think they may be saying what they hope rather than what they really believe will happen.
After seeing us against Milan we look a long way off the top, not just with a lack of scoring but all over the pitch. After watching that game, a Uefa spot would be an acheivement. I hope i'm wrong, but i think a CL spot is beyond us.

Likewise, i'm glad we've got the young Italian players that you mentioned. I wasn't impressed by Andrade in the pre-season, he seems totally unfit, hopefully it is only that he isn't fit rather than a lack of skill and positioning sense.
Legro and Boumsong have been pretty useless for Juve so far, i wouldn't be sorry to see them go.

In midfield, i'd give Tiago more time to prove himself obviously, and think the overall quality of the midfield has the potential to be very good.

up front, looks like Del Piero will be carrying the can again, hopefully Palladino really comes of age this season because we'll really need him if Iaquinta doesn't improve, as Trezeguet seems to deviate from scoring machine to absolutely non-existent, so if Palladino could be a reliable sub, and i think he can be.
Obviously Iaquinta wouldn't be anyone's first choice, be we'll give him more time, like alot of the other players will need more time, the reason i don't think we'll make a CL spot.

So long as we beat
Myles

So Ranieri thinks we don't need any more players to reach the CL!!!

Canna for a year or two wouldn't do any harm, at least he might settle in straight away!
Liam

Cannavaro would be a great signing and is the sort of player we need. I've even read one dodgy story about Thuram returning in a swap for Boumsong! Can't see Barcelona being that stupid though.
Myles

That's something you'd expect Moratti to do.





Myles

Grygera is out for a month with a thigh strain, now we'll have to play Zebina instead!
Guest

In my opinion we were that bad, but the match report on the C4 website wasn't too critical of us, maybe it's just me.

Can't wait for the game tonight, i've been looking forward to this game for 12 months.

We needed a home game to start back and at least our first away game is against Cagliari, who tend to struggle to develop into a solid team every season due to their managers been constantly in fear of getting the sack from their crazy president.

It's good to be able to play against the non-scudetto contenders for the first month since we need time to develop ourselves.

Hopefully, we're steam-rolling everyone by the time November 4th comes around. I can't wait for that game.
Myles

In my opinion it was that bad, although the match report on the C4 website wasn't so critical, maybe it's just me.

At least our first away game is against Cagliari, who never seem to be able to development into a solid team any season due to their managers been constantly in fear of the sack from their crazy president.

We'll need some of the supposed easier games before we meet any of the heavyweights. Hopefully we're steam-rolling by the time 4th November comes around. I can't wait for that game.
Juvefans

LT

2-0

Trez and Iaquinta. So far so good
Guest

What a great quote from the Livorno coach, imagine if someone in the premier league said this

Quote:
“Lucarelli is not here, so there’s no point talking about him. I am happy with my players, but tonight I would have gladly head butted them all after the fifth goal. It was totally inadmissible.”
blackandblue

gurjio wrote:
It's good to be able to play against the non-scudetto contenders for the first month since we need time to develop ourselves.

Hopefully, we're steam-rolling everyone by the time November 4th comes around. I can't wait for that game.


I'm sure this is what many people were complaining about in previous seasons, how Juve got a headstart by playing 'weaker' teams. Rivals took points off each other and then were, in effect, playing catch up. I haven't seen your schedule for this year though. How does it look? I'm too lazy to do the research :-P .
Liam

A good result last night, and a Trezeguet hat-trick is very welcome, as well as a double for Iaquinta, even if one was a penalty and the other just hit him. We're already ahead of Inter as well!
Myles

gurjio wrote:
In my opinion we were that bad, but the match report on the C4 website wasn't too critical of us, maybe it's just me.

Can't wait for the game tonight, i've been looking forward to this game for 12 months.

We needed a home game to start back and at least our first away game is against Cagliari, who tend to struggle to develop into a solid team every season due to their managers been constantly in fear of getting the sack from their crazy president.

It's good to be able to play against the non-scudetto contenders for the first month since we need time to develop ourselves.

Hopefully, we're steam-rolling everyone by the time November 4th comes around. I can't wait for that game.

Hang on a minute, i posted this in response to someone asking if we were that bad against Milan. This post didn't appear so i posted a similar one, how the hell did it come up as gurjio's message and what happened to the post that asked the question in the first place?

Weird!
Myles

We looked nervous and our football was scrappy until we got the first goal, hopefully we don't need a goal in every game just to settle us.

The first goal was my favourite, great cross from Ale and great header too.

Not sure the penalty was actually a penalty, but Ale probably should've got a peno earlier, didn't actually see the replay as i was giving out about the ref to someone beside me in the pub
Myles

blackandblue wrote:

I'm sure this is what many people were complaining about in previous seasons, how Juve got a headstart by playing 'weaker' teams. Rivals took points off each other and then were, in effect, playing catch up. I haven't seen your schedule for this year though. How does it look? I'm too lazy to do the research :-P .

Oh come on! You's are seeded aswel, already looking for excuses?!
Guest

What about our new home shirt? Weary or what?!?!

Trezeguet just keeps on motoring. I have always been one of his sympathisers, and last night I felt vindicated. I don't think we will win the league, our squad is nowhere near good enough but we got an ideal start.

Are any of the British/Irish-based Juve fans planning to go to any games in the near future? If so, which ones?
Guest

I ordered my home and away shirt, plus a nifty red sleeveless on the day of release and they arrived next day by courier which I wasnt expecting!
Guest

Where is my brother Dylan?

Hope he will take part here... 8-)
Myles

Bracey wrote:
What about our new home shirt? Weary or what?!?!

..............

Are any of the British/Irish-based Juve fans planning to go to any games in the near future? If so, which ones?


I don't like the red on the home shirt, football is all about traditions as much as anything, what's the red got to do with it.

Won't be going to Torino until December because i've to pay for College fees, Stag weekend, wedding and holiday in the meantime, so scraped for cash. Btw, i'm not getting married.
verno

Myles wrote:
Btw, i'm not getting married.

Well thank God for that.
Myles



I'm already married to an old lady since i was a kid, til death do us part
verno

Myles wrote:

I'm already married to an old lady since i was a kid

Urgh, I'm telling the Daily Mail. Expect pitchforks and flaming torches by night fall.
Guest

You made best choice Myles...it is best lady in whole f**king planet.

She will make you proud till end of life.
Guest

Drughi fratello I have arived!

Freedom at last from the gestapo muppets!

Secco says today Boumsong is off to Benfica.
Guest

Good move...French players usually made their mark as we saw them as home players, but there will be also Blanchard and Boumsong and Henry

Best thing on old forum was when they suspended my account because I post link to site of my supporter group. And when I asked why they said because I am rude and dont behave well...

I asked to give me example and they said :'Oh sir, you proposed Camoranesi to be hit by stone in stupid head'

I THINK MAURO GERMAN MERDA CAMORANESI is one of the moderators at the forum Channel Four Italia



Tonight is Parma...Capitano, Criscito and Nedved wont play...

I dont like fact that Palladino will be on the bench again...I understand why Iaquinta deserves chance but why Ranieri dont rest David...or try 4 - 3 - 3

Who give f**k about Coppa Italia...let I wins it...they can add trophy to Birra Moretti...

See you brother...
Liam

I managed to catch the re-run of Saturday's game on Five last night and so I am now in a better position to comment on it. Overall I feel the team wasn't quite at it's best, and considering we won 5-1 that's very nice to see. The defence remains a concern. Andrade seemed a little nervous. I feel he'll become a strong player, but I wasn't totally convinced by him. I think Nocerino looks a good player, and I can see why Ranieri has so much faith in him. I also liked the look of Almiron. Playing Zanetti in midfield was also a good decision as I feel that'll get the best out of whoever plays out of Almiron and Tiago.
Myles

Well that was a real coppa game i.e. shit!

Juve players seemed to want to win a bit more than the Parma players.

We controlled the game more or less, until we scored, then controlled it a bit less.

Defense was better in the first half.
I thought Nocerino played well, then Ranieri took him off, but his replacement Molinaro scored the first goal with a decent header so that worked out well in the end.

Zebina will be happy, so he can maybe get a few more coppa games and then ask for a pay rise.

We didn't really create much, though we scored 3 times! Though, Parma didn't really exert themselves in their attacks either.
Don't know why Palladino wasn't brought on earlier.
Guest

I see there was another Zebinata last night.

A win is a win.

The petrol pum attendant' muppets got a nice beating last night. There was talk of Adriano coming to Juventus. Do we need a fitted kitchen?
Guest

Molinaro played great...and scored nice goal...

Tiago was awful...

According to reports from papers Barcelona could score ten and Toldo was man of the match...

Adriano to Juve?

I prefer him to go to Milan...it is basically same as 'fierce rivals' swap players every day...

It is like it...one day they met on parking place and for example Maldini says to Zanetti, 'hey we need striker'...and Zanetti replays, well if you want Crespo, I will just call him to bring rossoneri shirt today on training session.

Then Maldini kiss Zanetti and asks him if he wants Gilardino or Ronaldo...

It is great to support Inter or Milan...you can watch home game every f**king Sunday...it is basically same as they just rotate players
Guest

Hello!

Love the new forum. I hope I can contribute a bit more than I have been doing. Now that I can actually watch juve each week!

Juve Channel is great. Saw Il Professore the other night. He looked very well. Dont tell me the bald guy is the Paolo Rossi? Now I just have to learn some Italian to make sense of it all. :-D

Great win on Saturday night, really enjoyed it. Also had to laugh at only managing a draw. Looks like the wind is getting up them already!
Juvefans

I see Zebina messed up again....yet he still manages to be in the team!!!

It would be good to go for the Coppa this season. try and get the double
Liam

I don't understand why Palladino wasn't given a chance. I'm happy with the win though, and as much as we're normally not that bothered about the Coppa, it represents our best hopes of a trophy this season, and I would certainly like to win it.
flotron

Are we going to see any last minute transfers?

Its all quiet, but its been done before.

If anything i'm hoping for an experienced quality defender... but i doubt it will happen.
Guest

A defender is something we could do with... or Boumsong departing. Zebina is a disaster, once again. Ranieri must see that himself!
Jimmilson

You know, I think Zebina could make a good footballer - just nowhere near defence.
Guest

Unless we loaned him oit to the opposing team each game
Guest

No one wants Zebina. He was behind Parma's penalty. I saw that happen and I was thinking "here we go again". This is set to continue but for some strange reason this is the third coach to paly him...
Guest

flotron wrote:
Are we going to see any last minute transfers?

Its all quiet, but its been done before.

If anything i'm hoping for an experienced quality defender... but i doubt it will happen.


I seriously had expected at least one last minute signing but none came through...we have a decent team but I agree a defender is badly needed...
Guest

aaagh! 1st game in over a year live on tv and the missus wants to drag me to a wedding!

what to do? shall i take the silent treatment for the lads?

bloomin social engagements
Juvefans

fake illness gurjio!
Guest

Worst referee ever. Not a great game, both teams were sloppy and I think you should be very happy to come out with 3 points from that.
Guest

Zebina slapping that cameraman

At least he'll be suspended for a game or more now..
Guest

worst game I have ever seen Juve play. They looked fat, slow, unable to play across the floor. Absolute shower of shite in defence tbh.

Lucky to get a result but at least the dodgy refereeing wasnt for us this time so cant moan.
Giovanni Lavafiume

Can't help thinking Cagliari was robbed. Dreadful game.
Jimmilson

The referee was awful. He's up there with Rob Stiles. I share the optimism over Zebina being banned. I have to admit Del Piero looked totally past it for most of the game, he just doesn't seem to have any pace whatsoever. We only started creating chances when Camoranesi came on.
Liam

I'm relieved to get the win from that match after what wasn't a great performance. Camoranesi got the assist for all 3 goals, and he was the difference. We may not like him, but he's going to be an important player this season if he keeps that form up. As well as Camoranesi, Buffon was the only one above average though, which is worrying. The defence were caused a lot of problems, especially down the flanks with Foggia very dangerous for Cagliari.

Then of course there is Jonathan Zebina, who is at best a Serie C player. Constantly down his side Cagliari had a lot of space to play in, he then gives away a penalty, before deciding to get sent-off and slapping a cameraman/photographer. I celebrated his sending off, because I believe the team was better off with 10 men without Zebina than 11 with Zebina. I hope he never ever plays for Juventus again, no matter what. A toddler would not be so foolish or error prone.
Giovanni Lavafiume

And a toddler would be better at dribbling.
Guest

I don't think Zebina gave penalty away.

Apart from sluggish the Gobbini are rather angry and agitated

Camoranesi made a big difference.

It was hot out there as well.
Guest

Yes it was ugly, but we have three points. If Camo and Buffon made the difference, and Trez scored from the one time he touched the ball, then this is what distinguishes a great team from a good team. Individual players who lift the team when 7 or 8 players are playing crap.

Zebina should be shipped back to France. He was looking for a fight even after the first penalty was awarded and he had nothing to do with it all. I think his ban will not be less than two or three games which is good news for us. I can not stamd this guy and have not seen his value for years now. In fact, in ther 04/05 season it is him who gifted Cagliari a point when Zola, yes 40-year old 1.5 m zola, jumped higher than him to head the ball in.

WE ARE SCORING A LOT OF GOALS - NOT TYPICAL JUVE - BUT ALLOWING A LOT OF GOALS IN - NOT TYPICAL JUVE EITHER.
Guest

Missed the game due to work commitments. Heard we were dogshit. But let's put things into perspective - we've just been promoted.

Must have been bad, however, to have been the "worst game I have ever seen Juve play". Not remember Celta Vigo away in 2000?
Guest

yeah i remember that game, my comments were due to the fact i havent seen em play in a year plus i had just had domestic for not going to the wedding.

went out and got her some an ice cream sundae with toffee sauce and its sweet as now
Guest

ive also evidently lost the ability to type in english
Guest

Bad, bad performance...but six points out of two games...still we started well...

Buffon was magnificient and he really saved us...

I must admit merda Camoranesi was inspirational today...

Capitano was bad and it is biggest reason for our performance....

Zebina is stupid, even he would have kick that merda with camera in the ass...f**king Sardegna it is like in Albania not Italy...

But Legrottaglie is moron...I have never seen such idiot in Juve shirt...man, man, man...

We have to beat Udinese in next round ( there is break next week ) and then travel to Rome...if we repeat Cagliari performance Roma will hammer us...
nino

What an uncomfortable game to watch! But Camo did some great stuff. Whatever he does off field at least he can speak with his play on field. Unlike the fool Zebina. The sooner he's shipped out the better.
Myles

I agree with Dylan, i think the heat affected both teams. I hope it isn't an attitude problem or we will be fighting to stay in Serie A if we continue to play like that today.

Zebina is a liability, Gygera is injured so it is the only time when Juve use Zebina, and he gets sent off and a suspension, very unprofessional. Obviously we all prefer Zebina not to play, but it is unprofessional nontheless. He should be sold in January for free and if no other team will buy him we should loan him out even if we still pay half his wages, because paying this idiot money every week is a complete waste of the clubs money.
Guest

Actually, Channel 5 had salihamidzic down as right back and Nocerino in the middle on their team sheet. Ranieri should have stuck with that.

any word on bracco's thigh strain? he looked in some pain.
Guest

Channel5 breasts with mouth is pitiful, when asked to define a 'fantasista' could not even thin of the Divino himself, Roberto Baggio.

Look here guys if we got 3 points playing Zebina, Lefrattaglie and Boumsong during the same 90 minutes there is hope yet.

And, fratello especially, Juventus are notoriously slow starters. Will Pierino get any quicker? He certainly can read the game. The big miss? It can happen and consider the games he won for Juventus in the past.

I still prefer this lot to the Capelliani.

If we can't beat we will beat them up!

Where is Raj?
Guest

gurjio wrote:
yeah i remember that game, my comments were due to the fact i havent seen em play in a year plus i had just had domestic for not going to the wedding.

went out and got her some an ice cream sundae with toffee sauce and its sweet as now


You got out of this lightly. Will try it out next time I have a domestic...
Guest

And come to think of it - we should have kept Blasi, Marchisio or Paro. Zanetti can not cope with high tempo teams including Cagliari and definitely Roma. Nocerion can not commit to defense.

And Lazio are fools for not having signed Foggia when they had the chance...
Juvefans

A very lethargic performance yesterday and we were so lucky not to lose. Camo changed the game, he was that extra bit of creativity that we needed in the middle. Where was Almiron? very disappointing.
Nedved, ADP and Trez were all below par as well.
Buffon was majestic and I'm so glad we didn't sell Chiellini, he was ace. Great tackles and a great header to win the game. He was the most passionate player on the pitch.

The less said about Zebina the better......
Guest

Yep Rossi Foggia got a call up from Donadoni

Buffon "Nobody is as angry as we are"

Collina 2 Juventus 3!
Guest

We need to get our fitness levels up. We are surviving on superior technique to get us through games but that wont work against the other big clubs.

Once Marchionni, Grygera and Iaquinta are back it should allow us more depth though.

I thought yet again that Palladino deserved a runout, maybe replacing Del Piero in the final 10.

Dylan absolutely agree about the referees this season, we are gonna be playin against 12 men every week.
Guest

Juvefans wrote:
A very lethargic performance yesterday and we were so lucky not to lose. Camo changed the game, he was that extra bit of creativity that we needed in the middle. Where was Almiron? very disappointing.
Nedved, ADP and Trez were all below par as well.
Buffon was majestic and I'm so glad we didn't sell Chiellini, he was ace. Great tackles and a great header to win the game. He was the most passionate player on the pitch.

The less said about Zebina the better......


Chellini did ok but do not forget that most of the dangerous balls came from his side as Foggia ran havoc over there. Anyway, three points are three points - two penalities against Juve apparently and a third one that was rightly over-turned as otherwise it would have been a silly joke.

Trez did nothing but he did what he knows best - score a goal from what otherwise would have been a dead ball!!!
Luftwaffles

rossi82 wrote:
Juvefans wrote:
A very lethargic performance yesterday and we were so lucky not to lose. Camo changed the game, he was that extra bit of creativity that we needed in the middle. Where was Almiron? very disappointing.
Nedved, ADP and Trez were all below par as well.
Buffon was majestic and I'm so glad we didn't sell Chiellini, he was ace. Great tackles and a great header to win the game. He was the most passionate player on the pitch.

The less said about Zebina the better......


Chellini did ok but do not forget that most of the dangerous balls came from his side as Foggia ran havoc over there. Anyway, three points are three points - two penalities against Juve apparently and a third one that was rightly over-turned as otherwise it would have been a silly joke.

Trez did nothing but he did what he knows best - score a goal from what otherwise would have been a dead ball!!!


Rossi, I'm here at last, thanks. (Truffler)

Zebina's absence will enable Molinaro to appear in a refashioned back 4. Grygera still some 2 weeks away according to club.

Almiron did not play well but then again who did, apart from Chiellini, Buffon and Camoranesi.

The match against Udinese on 16th September is an oppotunity to start with Camo and hopefully, Tiago.
Guest

Just wanna say that we have no right to shoot at Almiron...today statictics showed he won most clashes at midfileld and fight like hell...ok he run out of idea but still man is warrior.

I am afraid of Zanetti being tired...it means we will be lot weaker in midfield as Cristian is revelation of the season...another great player we get free from biggest losers of Italian soccer...

Still we will go for defender onin the winter...Canavaro and possibly Ivanovic ( if Russians accept 10 million...still I doubt as Chelsea will offer more )...guy is most talented defender in Europe...

Buffon will keep us...he cant concede and I hope refs wont give three penalties vs us every game...

With two penalties against us, we are still able to beat anyone ...as we score between three and five every game...
Myles

If you could not access the webpage on the C4 site, concerning Ranieri's post-match comments, here it is;

Ranieri hails tough Old Lady
Guest

Drughi wrote:
Just wanna say that we have no right to shoot at Almiron...today statictics showed he won most clashes at midfileld and fight like hell...ok he run out of idea but still man is warrior.

I am afraid of Zanetti being tired...it means we will be lot weaker in midfield as Cristian is revelation of the season...another great player we get free from biggest losers of Italian soccer...

Still we will go for defender onin the winter...Canavaro and possibly Ivanovic ( if Russians accept 10 million...still I doubt as Chelsea will offer more )...guy is most talented defender in Europe...

Buffon will keep us...he cant concede and I hope refs wont give three penalties vs us every game...

With two penalties against us, we are still able to beat anyone ...as we score between three and five every game...


Fully agree on Zanetti. We do not have cover for him if he is injured. I think apart from the central defender issue, we are guilty of not having kept one of paro, Marchisio and Blasi as they could have supported Zanetti.
Jimmilson

I think we're already seeing just how important it was to secure Buffon. His save at 1-1 was crucial, and he was so unlucky with the first penalty.
Guest

For me Buffon earned his stripes when he first shut Zebina up about the 1st penalty and then had Chiellini in a headlock to shut him up for the 2nd!

It must be awesome to have that presence in goal if you're a defender.
Guest

Marchisio's loan was a criminal offence.
Guest

Dylan wrote:
Marchisio's loan was a criminal offence.


Added to the other criminal offenses already commited including selling Ibra to you know who.

All, where is that symbol we have been using to describe "yuo know who"!!!
Guest

rossi82 wrote:
Dylan wrote:
Marchisio's loan was a criminal offence.


Added to the other criminal offenses already commited including selling Ibra to you know who.

All, where is that symbol we have been using to describe "yuo know who"!!!


Guest

Ibrahimovic wanted out, I can't blame the club for that.

18 years ago Gaetano Scirea died in a car crash in Poland.

Fratello Gai was special!
verno

Bracey wrote:

Guest

Bracey wrote:
rossi82 wrote:
Dylan wrote:
Marchisio's loan was a criminal offence.


Added to the other criminal offenses already commited including selling Ibra to you know who.

All, where is that symbol we have been using to describe "yuo know who"!!!




Well done my friend....
Guest

Ballack on loan from Chelsea?
Guest

Dylan wrote:
Ballack on loan from Chelsea?


When?How?
zeds

I think you can get loans outside of the transfer window. Plus Ballack would be eligible to play in the CL.
Luftwaffles

Right now I don't think we need a player like Ballack.

We need one more central back 4 player to strengthen the squad. The best possible instant solution is to negotiate a season long loan to get Cannavaro back to Turin.

Finally, as it seems I appeared to be unfairly criticising Sergio Almiron yesterday, let met at once say that I have the utmost regard for all he did towards getting Empoli in to 7th finish in last years Serie A championship. He is unquestionably the kind of box to box midfielder we need and looks to have all the attributes that are associated with wearing the bianconeri shirt, especially committment and versatility.
Guest

Read about Ballack this morning.

Almiron us fine, every player has the odd off game and when Tiago is finally on a full tank we might see some sparks too.

Cannavaro is 35.

Blaming the management for the players who came to the club is not totally fair. Juventus is out of Europe, just acquired the Delle Alpi and fresh out of Serie B. Lost a lot of sponsorship money. television revenue and competing with Real, Barca, Inter and so forth is not easy. Hindsight is wonderful ask any gambler.
Nobody seems to remember that Juventus this season signed Buffon, 3zeguet, Camoranesi, Nedved and Pierino.
Guest

Dylan wrote:
Read about Ballack this morning.

Almiron us fine, every player has the odd off game and when Tiago is finally on a full tank we might see some sparks too.

Cannavaro is 35.

Blaming the management for the players who came to the club is not totally fair. Juventus is out of Europe, just acquired the Delle Alpi and fresh out of Serie B. Lost a lot of sponsorship money. television revenue and competing with Real, Barca, Inter and so forth is not easy. Hindsight is wonderful ask any gambler.
Nobody seems to remember that Juventus this season signed Buffon, 3zeguet, Camoranesi, Nedved and Pierino.


Actually management did say that extending the contracts of those five was their best transfer move. And do not forget the sixth - Zebina!
Guest

Yes brother, I light candle on Monday for our Gai...he was best man we ever had...so I suppose God wanted him to be in heaven...

I dont know about Cannavaro...if we can get title this season I think he would help us...but I dont see Juve racing for lo scudetto so we dont need Fabio.

Ivanovic would be great signing...with Criscito, he would form most talented central back partnership in Europe...

It would be great to see Ballack at Comunale...as steward, or he even can be man that sold drinks at half time!!!

People, we are serious football club...Ballack can play for small clubs like Chelsea or Inter...not for big dogs...
Liam

As good as Ballack is, he is not needed as we already have Almiron and Tiago in his position. I'd be more concerned about the defence if Zebina is getting a game, and also looking for long-term replacements for Del Piero and Nedved.
Juvefans

Ballack is overrated. Ever since he played a blinder against Saudi Arabia for Germany many moons ago. He's would only be marginally more useful to us than Zebina.

Any news on Zebina's ban? is it hefty?
Guest

Juvefans wrote:
Ballack is overrated. Ever since he played a blinder against Saudi Arabia for Germany many moons ago. He's would only be marginally more useful to us than Zebina.

Any news on Zebina's ban? is it hefty?


I can not b elieve I am saying this about a player in my beloved Juve jersy but let us hope it is hefty..
Guest

Ballack rumours continue coupled witj Lampard arrival neaxt season.
Guest

We have no hope in hell of signing Lampard. He is still using us to get a big money deal. He wouldnt mind going abroad but his missus is absolutely dead set against it. Never gonna happen.

We will get higher calibre players once we have CL footy though so the sooner the better.

And I agree, we dont need Ballack we need defenders who dont fall asleep.
Liam

I'm confident, and I hope Lampard will never ever play for Juventus. His salary demands are ridiculous, and simply wouldn't justify signing him.
Guest

Now that Nocerino is crocked Tiago, the mysterious object, will have to play. So far not impressed. I see that both Tiago and Andrade were benched by Portugal.

Marchisio of course is out on loan.
Luftwaffles

Dylan wrote:
Now that Nocerino is crocked Tiago, the mysterious object, will have to play. So far not impressed. I see that both Tiago and Andrade were benched by Portugal.



Dylan, Surely Tiago has not become an average player overnight!!!!

BTW, how long is Nocerino expected to be out of action?
Guest

1 month so Nocerino will miss the Mulita as well
nino

Boumsong's 2 months on the sidelines! Cause for a celebration!

And news Ivanovic sounds promising. Let's hope he is as good as he's tipped to be should he arrive.
Guest

Ivanovic is better player than any of our defenders...you will see...

Problem is that Chelsea can pay more...

Some Russian team will offer big money for Seba Giovinco...if they sold him it will be end of our hope that someone will replace capitano...

Stupid papers brought story about us asking for Gilardino...according to reports 18 million and Palladino...

I think we can include Buffon in the deal as Gilardino is probably worth 100 millions

Also if you know some doctor, send number to Ronaldo...fat merda is out and no one can say what type of injury he picked...

Brother, I am mad about one thing...after all, we needed few serious defenders to win title...it is clear now as Milan is without striker and Roma is only serious rival to us...

But probably we will run out of steam in second half...
Guest

It was wrong emoticon
nino

I hope all offers for Giovinco are rebuffed. Especially for Barcelona. He is Juve future.
Guest

CSKA are offering 20m for Sebastian Giovinco fratello and I am adraid Alex can't do the season anymore age and knocks have taken their toll. Nesta and Totti were right in quitting the azzurri, Totti has been saying there are too many games for years.

Any way Donadoni is crap.

Zebina, hopefully, will get a long suspension and with Boumsong out for 2 months Buffon can sleep at night.

Ivanovic is the business but as Drughi says the Russians are loaded.

Roma are, currently, the best in Serie A, Juventus are showing great character that means we are playng crap and will kick the f..k out of anybody who stands in our way.

Now what is this I read about Ronaldo, growth hormones and CONI?

Drughi some old Gobbi say we are like Heriberto's Juventus, Armata Brancaleone but won the title from Interdetti on the last game.
Guest

Roma is the most gifted team. It will be really tough against them in the Olimpico...

Milan will suffer without Kaka.
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