BLOG ITALIA: GIANCARLO RINALDI
Andrea Pirlo’s autobiography offers insight into the world of Italian football and, for Giancarlo Rinaldi, it is refreshing to see it available in English.
Affairs of the heart took centre stage at the weekend as two amorous adversaries went head to head. Giancarlo Rinaldi watched football collide with the plot of a piece of romantic fiction.
Another two sides sacrificed their Coaches while Juve and Roma kept on winning. Giancarlo Rinaldi examines a weekend which summed up a recurring theme for Italian football.
A showdown in the San Paolo saw Napoli inflict Juve’s second defeat of the Serie A season. Giancarlo Rinaldi examines what impact, if any, it can have in the campaign’s final rush.
Top beat bottom, the Milan crisis roadshow rolled on and Inter’s revival suffered a setback. Giancarlo Rinaldi sums up another intriguing week of Serie A action.
Three of Serie A’s class acts ensured the table’s top trio continued to set an incredible pace. Giancarlo Rinaldi praises their incredible efforts and rounds up all the rest of the action.
A post-match joke from the Turin giants has heaped more spice on the Juventus-Fiorentina rivalry. Giancarlo Rinaldi reviews the first of their three-course banquet of battles.
A cool, calculating Juventus had too much finishing quality for a plucky Milan side on Sunday night. Giancarlo Rinaldi hails the Bianconeri’s brilliant forwards and rounds up all the action.
A flash of genius, puzzling tactics and a dash of refereeing controversy made for an intriguing Turin derby. Giancarlo Rinaldi examines events in the Juventus Stadium and elsewhere in Serie A.
Italy’s top two could not take advantage of one another’s shortcomings at the weekend. Giancarlo Rinaldi reports on how Juventus and Roma fluffed their lines.