Category Archives: Italian Soccer

West Ham United — No Sleep ’til Championship

I’ve been disconnected with a vague sense of mourning over the end of this European football season.  All leagues decided, many gods dead, most battles fought and all that.  There is still, of course, the Champions League final and some … Continue reading

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Chelsea FC, Calcio and Catch-22

1.  Sorry about the delay between posts.  This past week has been the busiest one in awhile on all fronts.  Normalcy has been semi-restored. 2. The Chelsea/Spurs match on Saturday was one of the most dramatic and intense matches of … Continue reading

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Serie A (North/South derby ed.)

Seeing Catania explode for 4 goals against Palermo was a nice, speedy compliment to constant bleary Sunday morning cups of coffee.  The first half of this Derby di Sicilia was a boring grind in the Sicilian sunshine that gave no … Continue reading

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Serie A abbreviated (links, cheapo thoughts)

It’s been a busy week and I apologize not getting to do an adequate Serie A round-up.  I’m hoping that the international break will allow me to catch-up. This is an excellent Guardian recap of last week’s action in Italy.    … Continue reading

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Slowly catching up on Serie A

I’ve decided that Serie A’s languid, stylish grind is the perfect compliment to an almost Spring Sunday morning/afternoon.  Definitely have fallen back in love with the Italian game. image courtesy of Serie A Talk Cesena v. Juventus– This match was … Continue reading

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Seriously Unscientific Thoughts on Serie A

As you can probably tell, not only do we love soccer/football here–we also love music.  Music in all kinds, shapes, sizes, ages and genres.  So the other day I was reading a thread about soccer on a music forum and … Continue reading

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Rewinds, Round-ups, and Links (FA Cup, EPL Mid-week, Copa del Rey et.al)

Strange days as real life intrudes a little on this writer.  I apologize in advance for the brevity and structure of this post.  Here are some things that I seen, thought and read over the past few days: 1. Barcelona … Continue reading

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