Serie A Spaghetti Western Theatre: AC Milan Within Reach of Scudetto, Napoli Throwing It All Away

Milan seem to be the only club in Italy consistently winning. As such, they’re on the threshold of their first Scudetto since 2003. In the meantime, last week’s losers, Roma and Inter came out on top on Saturday while the winners from seven days past, Lazio and Udinese took it on the chin.

WFC’s Weekend Catch – The World’s Choice Fixtures For 16-17 April, 2011

While MLS and South American leagues are just getting started or in their middle stages, competitions across Europe and in Mexico are headed into the final stretch. To that end, there are any number of important matches, wherever you look. We’ve done our best to bring the most crucial to your attention, which means a King Sized Catch, this week. Are you up for it? We hope so, because here it is. Enjoy, but don’t hurt yourself!

WFC’s Weekend Catch: Choice Fixtures For 2-3 April, 2011

After a week of international fixtures, highlighted by Euro Qualifiers, it’s back to the club grind. Most of the top clubs across Europe can be thankful that the Fixture Gods have allowed them to ease back into their respective competitions. In Serie A, however, players will need to hit the ground running, with four key match-ups on deck, including the second leg of the Milan Derby, with 1st place on the line. As well, Barcelona, who limped into the international break, face a stern test against Villareal and young Seleção sensation Neymar has 2 key matches in the Paulista and Copa Libertadores, for Santos, on the heels of antagonising an entire nation by playing the race card after his brace against Scotland on the weekend.


The Weekend Catch: WFC’s Choice Fixtures For 12-13 March, 2011

Man City have doubt on their mind after a disastrous trip to the Ukraine and giant killing Reading on deck in the FA Cup. QPR visit manager Neal Warnock’s former side Crystal Palace, trying to keep the hoops focussed in the midst of the Alejandro Faurlin scandal. Louis van Gaal and Bayern are stuck with each other ’til season’s end, facing inconsistent Hamburg on Saturday, but the club’s hierarchy expects a Champions League place or the Dutchman may not make it out of Bavaria alive. These three matches and sixteen more from across the planet are featured in this Weekend’s Catch.

Serie A Spaghetti Western Theatre: Inter Close, The Pack Slows & Roma’s Ranieri Goes

Inter bounced back quickly from last week’s loss at Juve, whilst the Bianconeri and the rest of the pack fell back. Roma’s second blown match in 4 days was too much for Claudio Ranieri who said Arrivederci, Roma.

European Lights: Gunners Fire A Broadside Against Barca, Spurs Dine On Italian Again

When Andrei Arshavin curled his first time effort beyond the despairing dive of Victor Valdes and into the net, he did something far more than give Arsenal a slim advantage in their seemingly insurmountable two-legged tie against Spanish behemoths Barcelona. Arshavin convinced the world that Barcelona, perhaps the greatest club side in football, could be … Read more

WFC’s UEFA Champions League Round Of 16 Predictions Redux

Written by Quazi Zulquarnain & Martin Palazzotto ***This article originally appeared immediately after the draw for the round of 16.  Of course, there have been some developments in the meantime.  Roma are heading into their clash with Shakhtar in a match funk rather than match fresh.  The Spurs/Milan tilt has been altered dramatically by the … Read more

Serie A Spaghetti Western Theatre: Juventus Re-Emerge, Milan & Napoli Surge But For Roma A Dirge

The Good After a seven match slump which saw Juventus draw half as many as they lost and win only half as many as they drew (don’t you just love a good brainteaser?) but, more importantly, lose striker Fabio Quagliarella for the remainder of the campaign, Luigi Del Neri’s squad have stopped scratching their heads, … Read more

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