Juve mutterings (back from the brink)

17 December 2021

I have been out of sorts of late, due to an unexpected, certainly unwelcome, yet ultimately unavoidable motorcycle accident involving a three vehicle pile up in my intended direction of travel. Which has led to…a rather testing time all round. Throughout which however, supine demanded on a hospital bed, I kept track of Juve. Even […]

Pirlo looks on as Juve lose 2-1 to FC Porto

Porto 2-1 Juventus (CL 17/2/21)

18 February 2021

One year later, same stage of the Champions League, same feeling of frustration for Juventus fans… Once again the UEFA Champions League returned for the knockout stages of the tournament, and once again Juventus fans were dealt a swift and harsh dose of reality when it comes to their hopes of witnessing the Old Lady […]

FC Porto v Juve PREVIEW/MATCH THREAD

16 February 2021

Licking our wounds from the loss to Napoli, Pirlo and his charges have instant opportunity for redemption. And perhaps…this matters more than the league campaign, as it provides the chance to finally face off against a side somewhere near our perceived level of greatness. Our Portuguese opponents have not won a match in normal time […]

Juventus 2-1 Ferencvaros match report

It wasn’t the best of times…

27 November 2020

It wasn’t the best of times; it wasn’t the worst of times….but it was frighteningly closer to the latter. Context: The “I Think, Therefore I Manage” Era, Early Days A nascent tenure that many fellow tifosi are questioning severely, based on a sample size of 8 league games in a season already interrupted by one […]

juventus 0-2 barcelona

Mes de un Partido – Juventus 0-2 Barcelona

29 October 2020

The Pre-Match Low-Down: Both of these squads are in transition (new coaching staffs, substantial turn-over of players, injuries, the endlessly opportunistic virus threats shortening preparations for the season, and in our case, removing a certain big-time player from today’s mix, etc… Given that this is our home leg (devoid of fans, of course) we were […]