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Friday, October 31, 2008

Week/Giornata 10: Serie A

Quotes of the Week from Italian Calcio

"Those who betray me have to go a long way to make amends."

“I don't let my children do whatever they want and so why should I let my players get away with anything? That's the way I am and I won't change. The players know that - someone forgot that but it isn't a problem. We have a relationship of empathy, which means honesty and sincerity and not always kisses.” --- Jose' Mourinho of Internazionale.

“Are we cured? No, I think we’re still not back to our best, although that Real Madrid win was some great chicken soup.” --- Gigi Buffon of Juventus.

“David Beckham is incredible. I remember one night we arrived by train in Seville. At the station there were girls vaulting the gates to get a hug off him. It was like hanging around with The Beatles! I hadn’t seen anything like it, not even when Maradona was at Napoli.” --- Fabio Cannavaro of Real Madrid.

“The team in the locker room was happy with the news about Beckham, but what people don't know is that we'll also have George Clooney as Coach and Brad Pitt as assistant manager.” --- Kakha Kaladze of AC Milan.

“Gilardino deserves to be banned for five games. He even celebrated - it was incredible. And to think Fiorentina present themselves as champions of fair play and the terzo tempo…” --- Maurizio Zamparini, patron of Palermo.

“Alberto has been slaughtered over the past few days and I can't recall something like that in recent years. He apologised after the game and we thought his sincerity might be important.” --- Diego Della Valle, patron of ACF Fiorentina.

Quotes courtesy of Football Italia, which is a very informative resource about Italian calcio in English.

Week 10 Fixtures

Saturday, 01 November 2008

Reggina 2 x Internazionale 3
Juventus 2 x AS Roma 0

Sunday, 02 November 2008

Atalanta 0 x Lecce 0
Cagliari 5 x Bologna 1
Lazio 1 x Catania 0
Palermo 3 x Chievo Verona 0
Sampdoria 1 x Torino 0
Siena 1 x Fiorentina 0
Udinese 2 x Genoa 2

AC Milan 1 x Napoli 0

Video Highlights

Image courtesy of 101 Great Goals.
A great source for Serie A videos.
Please click the image.

Online Coverage
  • For live scores during the games from FlashScores, please click here.
  • For an ESPN Matchtracker of Serie A games, please click here.
  • For a live game tracker called Match View from La 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 see a full fixture list.
  • For English language coverage and game commentaries, please take a look at Football Italia.

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