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Friday, April 11, 2008

Giornata/Week 33: Serie A Preview and Results

Video Highlights

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video highlights menu after the game.

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Serie A videos. Please click the image.

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free video previews and
selected clips after the games.

Quotes of the Week in Italian Calcio

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"You base footballer."

“He played a nasty trick on us, yet it is difficult to speak ill of him even now because of the great affection everyone had for this person. In a word? Traitor.” --- Carlo Ancelotti of AC Milan discussing Andriy Shevchenko

“Let’s just say that Giuseppe’s surname is a guarantee!” --- Enzo Bearzot, the legendary Azzurri manager, on Giuseppe Rossi of Villarreal and the Italian U21.

“With time, as the hair disappears, you mature and you learn things.” --- Walter Zenga of Catania.

Courtesy of Football Italia.

Giornata/Week 33:
  • For live scores during the games, please click here.
  • For an ESPN Matchtracker of Serie A games, please click here.
  • For a live game tracker called Match View from the Gazzetta dello Sport, which has very detailed statistics and graphical displays, please click here. You may have to click on the number of the week to list a full fixture list.
Saturday, 12 April

Palermo 1 x Catania 0
Juventus 3 x AC Milan 2

Sunday, 13 April

Napoli 2 x Atalanta 0
Livorno 1 x Cagliari 2
Empoli 1 x Parma 1
Reggina 1 x Sampdoria 0
Lazio 1 x Siena 1
Genoa 3 x Torino 0
Internazionale 2 x Fiorentina 0
  • For more news in English about Italian football, please visit mCalcio.
  • For a live radio stream (subject to availability) from RAI, please click here.
  • For video highlights and live radio commentary in Italian, please visit Lucalcio.com.
If you are new to calcio and the Italian language, I wrote an article called "Soccer Terminology in the Mother Tongue." Unfortunately, you will not learn the actual chants (i cori) from the stadiums, useful terms to describe rival players and fans (gli avversari), or how to compliment your favorite referee (l'arbitro). For those, you will need to make a visit to bella Italia... ;-)

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