Juventus youth update

Juventus youth update

25 September 2018

The Juve B team finally kicked off their maiden voyage in Serie C (Girone A) with a home tie against a well seasoned Alessandria side. The opponents just missed out on promotion last term and were clearly going to represent a formidable challenge to Zironelli and his young squad. Del Favero was the star of […]

And so it begins…Juve B Team set to launch and MATCH REPORTS

And so it begins…Juve B Team set to launch and MATCH REPORTS

24 August 2018

After much debate, much pushing, legal challenges, threats of boycott and still no set fixtures in place or even an official squad list, finally we are on the verge of the launch of the Juve U23 side. Who kick off their campaign this Tuesday in the coppa italia at home to Cuneo. Whilst there are […]

Juventus Youth Update – Cherubini Interview and Winter Mercato

Juventus Youth Update – Cherubini Interview and Winter Mercato

26 March 2018

Better late than never, comes the best parts of an interview with the technical director of the Juve Youth Sector – Federico Cherubini. Who is also vice Sporting Director under Beppe Marotta. His focus is mainly the loaned players and also the U19s (where players are blooded before heading out on loan). He had been […]

Viareggio Tournament – Juventus (U19) Primavera

Viareggio Tournament – Juventus (U19) Primavera

20 March 2018

A brief glimpse at our progress thus far in the annual Viareggio tournament… Juve 2-2 Rijeka JUVENTUS (4-3-3): Busti; Vogliacco, Pereira, Zanandrea, Anzolin; Morrone (1 ‘St Muratore), Fernandes, Portanova (15’ st Morachioli); Del Sole (1 ‘st Campos (37’ st Petrelli)), Kulenovic, Montaperto. Available : Lonoce, Siano, Delli Carri, Capellini, Nicolussi Caviglia, Kameraj, Freitas, Merio, Galvagno, Meneghni. Coach : Alessandro Dal Canto. […]

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Juventus Youth report – January 5th 2018

7 January 2018

The weather has been Hades. 43C yet still the beach was crowded, as I waded up and down the bay to try ease my mangled neck, considered how the more beautiful a place on Earth the more humans make it ugly. And now, with the mercury dropping to a ‘cool’ 25C I find myself eager […]

Juventus Youth Mercato

Juventus Youth Mercato

16 October 2017

(NB early September) Much time has passed, the season has begun in truncated fashion and many are seeing the return to action now, with the champions league set to commence and the league already several games old as the real start of this campaign. I have held fire on the overview of the youth sector, […]

Juve starlets head to South Korea for the U20 FIFA World Cup

Juve starlets head to South Korea for the U20 FIFA World Cup

21 May 2017

Italy kick off their U20 world cup campaign today with a tough fixture with Uruguay, who topped the South America qualification tournament earlier this year. The match will see recent signing Rodrigo Bentancur line up against a number of his fellow juventini. Mattia Vitale (CM) – Cesena Francesco Cassatta (Cm/AM) – Ascoli Riccardo Orsolini (RW) […]

Juventus Youth Sector Report February 2017

Juventus Youth Sector Report February 2017

2 February 2017

Finally the curtains have been closed on a typically lively Winter mercato for the youth sector of Juventus. As is all too often the case, there were a flurry of deals late in the day, with one or two failing to materialise due to last minute pondering and wretchedness on the document delivery front. I will […]

Irons in The Fire – Juventus Youth Report December 31st 2016

Irons in The Fire – Juventus Youth Report December 31st 2016

31 December 2016

With the dawn of a new year fast approaching on the horizon, and my eagerness to embrace a brutal epitaph of Obama’s reign of terror dimming, I feel keen on first focusing my energies on hope and promise. Which brings me to the youth sector, long neglected indeed, as life has been hectic and generally […]

Juve sign Palestinian wonderkid Rashed Al Hajjawi

Juve sign Palestinian wonderkid Rashed Al Hajjawi

8 October 2016

This news and story brings me great joy to come upon and share. For it is that rarest of things, a true gem in the mega-rough.  A story which warms the heart as well as excites the mind, though to be fair, we will assuredly have to wait a decade before this particular seed truly […]