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Guest post: The poetry of the Italian football system

I have written a detailed article for David Bevan over at The Seventy Two, it is part of a series of articles by some great writers covering the lower league structures and nuances in countries across the world.

The Seventy Two is an independent website offering opinion on the Football League. This means an in-depth look at individual clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two instead of the strong Premier League focus that can be found on many English football sites.

Please go and give it 10 minutes of your time, I hope you’ll enjoy it.

The poetry of the Italian football system

Contributions are still being accepted to the series for any countries which have not yet been covered, so if you fancy putting your pen to good use why not send one in?

  • quess124

    Newcastle Defender Taylor: I am fit for Spurs encounter

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    30-year-old Newcastle United defender Ryan Taylor is looking forward to making a long-awaited return to the Magpies’ squad as he is gaining his full fitness.
    Newcastle take on Tottenham Hotspurs this weekend and the Englishman hopes to make it with Alan Pardew’s team.
    “I’ve had a chat with the manager,” said Taylor, as quoted by reliable Agen Bola indo11.com.
    “I’d love to go to Tottenham.”
    “I’d love to get involved, even if it does mean I have to pay a couple more (reserve) games.”
    “It would just be nice to get back involved.”

  • wasignton124

    Mourinho Wants Me to Follow in the Footsteps of Ronaldo- Schurrle

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    Chelsea’s Germany attacker Andre Schurrle has revealed that Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen for him to follow the path of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
    “Mourinho is working with me every day. He wants to help me, and also sets high standards,” said Schurrle, as quoted by reliable Agen Bola indo11.com.
    “The manager thinks that I need to develop more. There’s specific areas I need to be more consistent in, I need to get in the opposition’s penalty area more often.”
    “The best example is Cristiano Ronaldo. I hear his name almost every training session. This has an effect on me.”

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    Skrtel: Ronaldo, Real Madrid second to no one

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    Liverpool center-back Martin Skrtel has declared Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid the best player and club respectively ahead of their Champions League tie with the La Liga powerhouse.
    “For me, Ronaldo is the best in the world, but everyone knows the Real players – in my mind they are the best team in the world, so yeah, it is a challenge for us as a team now,” said Skrtel, as quoted by reliable Agen Bola indo11.com.
    “You play Real Madrid in the Champions League, of course it’s a real challenge.”
    “This is what we play for. The Champions League is the best competition in the world, because you face the best players in the world. It’s a great game, and we will do our best to show we’re able to compete with the best, and I believe we can get a result against them.”

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    Best Player of the ISL 2014 will undergo medical tests along FC today

    Agen Bola Terpercaya Cityholidaybet Reported – Persib Bandung departure spearhead Ferdinand Sinaga, had caused a stir mostly fanatical Arsenal supporter, Bobotoh. FC officially released their squad for mengarungiIndonesia Super League 2015, and there is the name of Ferdinand.

    Previously, many are dubious statements related to the recruitment of Srivijaya Ferdinand. Because the striker who is Player of the 2014 ISL had said it would survive and he was silent when asked his future testimony in starling Harupat.

    But finally bomber Indonesia U-23 national team in the Asian Games that spoke up and said goodbye to the supporters of Maung Bandung. “I apologize to all Bobotoh. I leave to go. Now I will send myself to Palembang, “he said at Husein Sastranegara Airport ahead of heading to Palembang, Monday (1/12).

    Reluctantly taste envelop the player who scored eleven goals last season when had left the club, which he offered trophy ISL 2014. “I admit it is very heavy and nyesek. Must leave Arsenal and fanatical supporters, “he explained.

    Other big names who were recruited by Sriwijaya not only Ferdinand. Laskar Wong Kito also bring Zulkifli Syukur (Mitra Kukar), Fachruddin Wahyudi (Persepam Madura), Titus Bonai (View events) and Patrich Wanggai (T-Team, Malaysia).

  • Som Bol

    Bender admits his side are in a difficult situation after the defeat of Eintracht Frankfurt

    Agen Bola Terpercaya Cityholidaybet Reported – Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sven Bender calls his team morale was at its lowest after the hosts defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 in the Bundesliga continued to Sec-13, Sunday (30/11).

    In that game, Dortmund who rely on the best power should recognize the benefits of Frankfurt which ensure victory through Alexander Meier in the fifth minute and Haris Seferovic 12 minutes before the game ended.

    As a result of this defeat, Dortmund is not able to move from the position of caretaker after only collecting 11 points from 13 matches prime.

    About the disappointing results achieved by the team, Bender said: “The moral of this team is on the lower level – we collapsed,” he said in SoccerNews. “It is a difficult situation, really bitter day.”

    After this, Dortmund will host Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga continued Sec 14 at Westfalenstadion on Saturday (6/12) early morning hrs.

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    Arsenal will move for Moussa Sissoko in January

    Agen Bola Terpercaya Cityholidaybet Reported – Arsenal prepare a bid proposal for Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko mainstay.

    According to The Sunday Times, The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is getting a major blow last week when his favorite midfield duo Jack Wilshere and Mikel Arteta should be absent in the future.

    The Frenchman is aware of the shortcomings of his team was in central midfield sector and he was put Sissoko name as a key target in the next transfer window.

    Sissoko, 25 years old, has been a key figure for Alan Pardew’s squad in a period of revival after the team had at the beginning of the season decline.

    Pardew may not be warmly welcomed Arsenal’s interest and rejects bid to lure Sissoko out of St James’ Park in the coming new year.


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