Juventus Youth Prospects – Building our way to success

Juventus Youth Prospects – Building our way to success

26 April 2019

Whilst the seniors were made to appear laboured, disjointed, ancient in their movements when faced with the youthful exuberance of the Ajax squad which outplayed them over both legs of the recent senior ties in the Champions League, the tables were turned at U17 level… The Future Cup (officially known as the ABN AMRO Future Cup, and previously […]

Juventus Youth update

Juventus Youth update

21 January 2019

It has been a fair while since I delved into the youth sector, though I have been keeping abreast of the general form of the primavera and of course the debut campaign of the U23 side. After my lengthy analysis of the senior side, a brief report of the young guns seems long overdue.   […]

Youth Squad International Update

Youth Squad International Update

22 October 2018

A brief overview of international endeavor of our youth sector… Allessandro Busti,18, made his international debut for the senior Canada side in their recent  5-0 drubbing of Domenican Republic in the nations league Concacaff edition.  Busti was born in Canada, and yet moved to Italy before he turned 1. He has been with the juve […]

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) […]