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Sarri wants Juventus consistency against Atalanta

Photo by Nicolň Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Manager?s comments ahead of what could be a pivotal clash Juventus will face one of their sternest tests of the remaining Serie A schedule when they welcome Atalanta to Turin tomorrow....
juventus - 2020-07-11 08:51:27

Juventus? Champions League path strewn with major obstacles

Photo by Visionhaus The draw for the final rounds could not have been more difficult for the Bianconeri It does not get more difficult than this for Juventus if they are to lift the Champions League trophy in the 2019-20 season. UEFA...
juventus - 2020-07-10 16:51:13

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 10: Hey, Wha? Happened"!

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus was good ... until they weren?t. Last week, we decided to record our podcast the day before Juventus played Genoa with the full knowledge that it wouldn?t come...
juventus - 2020-07-09 16:51:23

Landmarks of Turin Awards: Juventus vs. Torino & AC Milan edition

Photo by Nicolň Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Juventus failed the first part of a grueling four-game stretch, but there are still some bright spots for the Old Lady. The blood was in the water, the prey was wounded and flailing, but...
juventus - 2020-07-09 08:53:59

Sarri: Juventus had a total blackout for 15 minutes

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Manager?s comments as Juve fritter away chance to go 10 points clear on top After an hour had elapsed it was looking like a victory parade at the San Siro. Juventus up by two goals against a...
juventus - 2020-07-08 08:51:30

Mental meltdown sees Juve fall to Milan

Same. | Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images Juve switched off after taking a 2-0 lead and wasted an opportunity. It was shades of 2013 at the San Siro this week. Oct. 20, 2013, specifically. On that day at the Stadio Artemio Franchi,...
juventus - 2020-07-08 12:51:29

Juventus 2 - AC Milan 4: Initial reaction and random observation

Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images Implosion. I have a confession to make, everybody. I started to write this post-game thread right after Cristiano Ronaldo gave Juventus a 2-0 lead all of a few minutes into the second half. It was,...
juventus - 2020-07-08 08:51:30

Round 31: Juventus vs. AC Milan match preview

Photo by Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus? big month of July continues with a classic matchup between two classic rivals who have found a little bit of form. No matter how Juventus did in the first few games of Serie A?s...
juventus - 2020-07-07 12:51:33

Sarri anticipating a difficult game for Juventus against Milan

Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images Bianconeri are seven points clear at the summit ahead of Lazio Juventus sit seven points clear of Lazio at the top of the table with eight games left to play in this elongated 2019-20 season, and are...
juventus - 2020-07-06 19:51:52

June?s Monthly Juventus Thoughts: Back to (ab)normality

Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images After three long months of shutdown and quarantine, football in Italy has returned! We?re back! The return of football is good for many reasons, but one of the most important for me...
juventus - 2020-07-06 12:51:32

Manu?s Grab Bag: Picking Up Steam

Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images We recap the Genoa and Torino matches and talk everything that went down. While it is very important to keep reminding yourself that the competition is still decidedly below par, I will admit to...
juventus - 2020-07-06 08:50:53

Sarri's comments on Ronaldo, Dybala, Cuadrado and Buffon

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager was in an effusive mood after Juventus\' romp over Torino Juventus followed up their midweek win over Genoa with a big 4-1 win over local rivals Torino to...
juventus - 2020-07-05 08:52:36

Juve runs away with Derby della Mole as Buffon makes history

Photo by Chris Ricco/Getty Images San Gigi added yet another accolade to his growing collection, while later results saw Juve stretch their league lead. Nineteen years and one day ago, Juventus announced the signing of Gianluigi Buffon...
juventus - 2020-07-05 12:50:29

Juventus 4 - Torino 1: Initial reaction and random observations

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The train looks like it?s picking up more and more steam. There will come a point in time over the next few weeks where Juventus will likely score a goal that looks...
juventus - 2020-07-05 08:52:36

Round 30: Juventus vs. Torino match preview

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The big three-week stretch starts with a little thing called the Derby della Mole. Knowing that we?re still in the somewhat early stages of the resumption of play in...
juventus - 2020-07-04 08:51:29

Beppe Marotta, Inter Milan are beating Juventus on the transfer market

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The Bianconeri remain the better side, but the Nerazzurri are constructing an impressive roster. Christian Eriksen. Achraf Hakimi. And perhaps Sandro Tonali. Former...
juventus - 2020-07-03 08:51:17

What?s new Juventus signing Arthur Melo all about" We sought some answers.

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images Luckily we know some people who know some people who were able to give us some insight about Juve?s newest signing. Even though we?re entering the final stretch of the 2019-20 season during a time when...
juventus - 2020-07-02 12:51:17

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 9: Swap Meet

Photo by Mattia Ozbot/Soccrates/Getty Images Juventus has played a few Serie A fixtures, but the Bianconeri have also made some deals off the field. And we?re back! Juventus? schedule has gotten busy ? very, very, very busy. We knew that...
juventus - 2020-07-02 08:53:46

Trio of gorgeous goals punctuate Juve romp in Genoa

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus soundly beat their Marassi curse to keep their lead over Lazio intact. If you?ve seen any of my writing since I started doing these recaps full-time three...
juventus - 2020-07-01 12:51:15

Juventus 3 - Genoa 1: Initial reaction and random observations

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Sources tell us that Juventus scored three incredibly nice goals. Waiting to confirm. You wanted some style points, you got them. And then some. Holy cow. The goals Juventus scored against...
juventus - 2020-07-01 08:51:00

Sarri: Dybala and Ronaldo can benefit from each other

Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images Manager?s comments after Juve romp to a win away at Genoa Juventus went to the Marassi and came away with a confident win yesterday, beating Genoa 3-1 on the back of three spectacular goals from key...
juventus - 2020-07-01 08:51:00

Reports: Andrea Pirlo set to take over Juventus? Under-23 team

Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images It looks like we will be saying ?Welcome back!? to an old friend. For the last year and change, there have been occasional rumors that Andrea Pirlo, still with beautiful long hair and a luscious beard,...
juventus - 2020-06-30 08:51:42

Round 29: Juventus vs. Genoa match preview

Photo by Valerio Pennicino - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The July gauntlet is looming, and it just so happens Juventus closes out June with one of the trickiest fixtures around. It doesn?t matter if it?s in September,...
juventus - 2020-06-30 12:50:45

Sarri: No Juventus rotation against Genoa

Photo by Mattia Ozbot/Soccrates/Getty Images Manager?s comments ahead of Serie A clash tomorrow Juventus saw their seven-point lead over Lazio cut back to four with the Roman side scoring twice in the second half to overcome a feisty...
juventus - 2020-06-30 08:51:42

OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Juventus, Barcelona complete Arthur Melo, Miralem Pjanic swap deal

Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images You?ll have to wait for the players to actually swap teams, but the swap is now a done deal. It wasn?t that long ago where there looked to be very little hope of the Arthur...
juventus - 2020-06-29 19:50:58

OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Juventus sell Simone Muratore to Atalanta

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The longstanding business relationship between Juventus and Atalanta strikes again. Simone Muratore hasn?t gotten much playing time on the senior level at Juventus. He...
juventus - 2020-06-29 16:50:56

OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Buffon, Chiellini extend contracts to 2021

Photo by Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images The two captains and legends will be around at Juventus for another season Two key cornerstones of the Juventus legacy will remain in place for the upcoming 2020-21 season as well. The...
juventus - 2020-06-29 19:50:58

Reports: Arthur Melo, Miralem Pjanic have signed contracts with their new clubs

?Mire, how many years did Juventus give Arthur"? | Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images Another step closer to an official announcement. Now that Arthur Melo and Miralem Pjanic have finished their respective medical...
juventus - 2020-06-29 08:52:14

Manu?s Grab Bag: Six Pack

Photo by Filippo Alfero - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images It?s a two-fer! As we talk everything that happened in this week game?s. Due to the sudden influx of games we have going on and the general increased amount of content at...
juventus - 2020-06-28 08:51:10

Arthur Melo undergoing medical ahead of Juventus transfer

Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images There was a time where Arthur Melo walking through the doors of J Medical seemed like a complete impossibility. He didn?t want to leave Barcelona, he made it be known on more...
juventus - 2020-06-28 12:50:59

Reports: Arthur Melo, Miralem Pjanic medicals set for Sunday in Turin

Photo by MB Media/Getty Images The wheels are in motion. For weeks we waited for Arthur Melo to actually give his stamp of approval when it came to signing with Juventus. With that rather large and important detail to this rumored deal...
juventus - 2020-06-28 08:51:10

Sarri: Pjanic stays until the end of August

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager?s comments after Juventus? belabored 4-0 win over Lecce today Juventus huffed and puffed and finally blew Lecce down in the second half of their evening game in...
juventus - 2020-06-27 08:51:47

Juve pummels Lecce in second half to put pressure on Lazio

Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images A second-half surge pushed Juve comfortably past 10-man Lecce and turned up the heat on their pursuers. After Juventus finally broke into the post-restart win column on Monday, many were hopeful to...
juventus - 2020-06-27 12:51:10

Juventus 4 - Lecce 0: Initial reaction and random observations

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images What wasn?t great to start out quickly turned in Juventus? favor after halftime. If getting three points was the main goal Friday night, then hooray for that. But if you wanted Juventus to look...
juventus - 2020-06-27 08:51:47

Reports: After weeks of uncertainty, Arthur Melo says ?yes? to Juventus

Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The final major hurdle appears to be finally jumped over. In what is going to be a transfer window like we?ve never truly seen before, Juventus and Barcelona reportedly had all the...
juventus - 2020-06-26 08:50:51

Sarri wary of Lecce challenge for Juventus

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager?s comments ahead of tomorrow?s home game Juventus take on Lecce tomorrow looking to extend their four-point lead at the top of the Serie A table, but all the...
juventus - 2020-06-26 08:50:51

Round 28: Juventus vs. Lecce match preview

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus is back at home, and there?s a chance to take a nice little lead in Serie A at stake. Here is something that I haven?t been able to do in about 3 1?2 months:...
juventus - 2020-06-26 12:50:55

The Arthur Melo-Miralem Pjanic swap deal: Tracking the updates

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images What long and winding road we?re heading down.
juventus - 2020-06-25 12:51:11

Report: Arthur Melo giving ?significant signals? he?ll accept a Juventus move

Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images Progress! ... maybe. It wasn?t even 24 hours ago that Sky Sport Italia transfer Gianluca Di Marzio was telling us that something noteworthy was going to happen on the Arthur Melo-to-Juventus transfer...
juventus - 2020-06-25 08:51:41

Reports: Juventus closing in on deal for Arthur Melo

Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images Developments! As compared to a few weeks ago where there was maybe some progress and then definitely not much progress, the possibility of Juventus signing Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo as part of a...
juventus - 2020-06-25 12:51:11

OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Juventus Women awarded the Scudetto after all

Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images Congratulations to the Juventus Women side!! The Juventus Women have emulated the mens? side by winning the 2019-20 Serie A Femminile title! In a ruling made today by the FIGC, Juve were...
juventus - 2020-06-25 19:51:17

Landmarks of Turin Awards: Juventus vs. Bologna Edition

Photo by Mario Carlini / Iguana Press/Getty Images Good news, bad news, and three points for Juventus. Through three post-lockdown Juventus games, there?s good news and bad news for Maurizio Sarri?s squad. Naturally, let?s start with...
juventus - 2020-06-24 08:51:13

Report: Juventus, Barcelona agree to ?80 million fee for Arthur

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images Don?t read too much into it because that?s not what Juve are going to actually pay. Juventus? pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo over the past few weeks has been anything but a...
juventus - 2020-06-24 08:51:13

Juve takes a step forward in Serie A return

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Things took a step forward from their Coppa Italia flops, but a late mistake will make the next game...interesting. After flopping hard in the Coppa Italia as Italian soccer emerged from the...
juventus - 2020-06-23 08:50:49

Sarri says Juventus motivated by excessive criticism

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Manager?s comments as Juve return to winning ways away at Bologna Juventus bounced back from their Coppa Italia disappointment last week, cruising to a 2-0 win away at Bologna and moving four...
juventus - 2020-06-23 08:50:49

Round 27: Juventus vs. Bologna match preview

Photo by Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images It?s the official return of the Serie A season for the eight-time defending champions. We?re going to find out real quick whether it becomes nine. Through two games, Juventus?...
juventus - 2020-06-22 08:53:28

Sarri: No argument with Pjanic

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager?s comments ahead of Juventus trip to Bologna Juventus have already made a false start in the return to football last week, losing in a poor performance overall...
juventus - 2020-06-21 19:51:07

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 8: Struggle Bus

Photo by Nicolň Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images For the second straight week, Juve?s struggles coming out of the coronavirus break dominate the conversation. Juventus? return to the field hasn?t exactly been a pretty one. That?s ......
juventus - 2020-06-21 08:51:19

Report: Gonzalo Higuain is on the market, but remains important to this Juve squad

Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images You kinda figured it, but here?s a little bit of planning for the future. Even though there hasn?t been much football at all played over the last four months, that doesn?t mean that...
juventus - 2020-06-20 12:49:49

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Special Edition: Blog Boys

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images We wanted to get some outside opinions on the Serie A restart, so we called in a couple of friends and SB Nation brethren for a little calcio chat. Business is about to pick up, everybody. And,...
juventus - 2020-06-19 16:51:11

Manu?s Grab Bag: Faceplant

Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images A lacking Juventus team loses the Coppa Italia final on penalty kicks. One-hundred-eighty minutes. Juventus have played 180 minutes of football since coming back from the coronavirus...
juventus - 2020-06-19 08:50:42

Juve stumble again, fall to Napoli in Coppa Italia final

Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images Another promising start led to another dud finish. We were hoping that after Friday?s relatively dull return from the COVID-19 shutdown that Juventus would maybe take things up a notch in...
juventus - 2020-06-18 12:50:14

Juventus 0 (2) - Napoli 0 (4): Initial reaction and random observations

Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images That went well, didn?t it" Over the course of the second half of Wednesday night?s Coppa Italia semifinal, a small group of pigeons started making their way across the screen. I posted on...
juventus - 2020-06-18 08:51:20

Sarri: Juventus lacking sharpness

Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images Manager tries to explain away his latest failure Make that two finals with Juventus, and two defeats for Maurizio Sarri so far. The Bianconeri started the Coppa Italia Final the brighter...
juventus - 2020-06-18 08:51:20

Coppa Italia Game Time Thread: Juventus vs. Napoli

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images It could be a trophy day. Or, it could be a very frustrating day. Take your pick. The two games Juventus has played against Napoli this season have been about as...
juventus - 2020-06-17 19:51:25

Coppa Italia Final Preview: Juventus vs. Napoli

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images All of five days after returning to the field for the first time in over three months, Juventus now has the chance to win a major trophy. In a season that doesn?t really...
juventus - 2020-06-17 08:51:09

Sarri happy Juventus are in the Coppa Italia Final

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager talks about taking on his former side for first trophy of the season Juventus play Napoli tomorrow in the Coppa Italia Final, with manager Maurizio Sarri taking...
juventus - 2020-06-16 19:50:57

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 7: The Coppa (Italia) Cabana

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images WE HAVE AN ACTUAL GAME TO TALK ABOUT. When starting a podcast on this here blog, we did so during a time when we didn?t really have much to go off of in terms of stuff to talk about. There were...
juventus - 2020-06-15 12:51:01

Manu?s Grab Bag: The New Normal

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus are through the Coppa Italia final, we talk VAR, those first 15 minutes of the game and how it felt to have Juventus football back in our lifes. Quick note, the...
juventus - 2020-06-14 08:50:24

Juventus show flashes of brilliance and lingering Dybala-Ronaldo issues

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images For 15-30 minutes the Bianconeri were ?excellent.? Then what happened" Adrien Rabiot. Sami Khedira. Federico Bernardeschi. Juan Cuadrado. The list of players Maurizio...
juventus - 2020-06-14 19:50:45

Juventus 0 (1) - AC Milan 0 (1): Initial thoughts and random observations

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Hey, an away goal turns out to be a good thing! If you were wondering how long it would take for Italian football to get back its on-field controversy, stupid and everything-in-between kind of...
juventus - 2020-06-13 08:51:20

Sarri: Juventus faded away after 30 minutes

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images Manager?s comments after stalemate sends Juve through to Coppa Italia final Juventus returned to action as football in Italy resumed after a three-month pause due to the worldwide coronavirus...
juventus - 2020-06-13 08:51:20

Juve hold off Milan for berth in Coppa Italia final

Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images The first game since the shutdown saw no goals but a couple of interesting incidents Calcio is back. It?s difficult to explain just how happy I am to type those words. Soccer, and sport in...
juventus - 2020-06-13 12:51:05

Sarri: Juve can focus on one objective at a time

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Manager?s comments ahead of Coppa Italia semi-final second leg clash As competitive football makes a return in Italy after the pause due to the devastating COVID-19...
juventus - 2020-06-11 08:51:40

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 6: Game Week

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images There?s a game again soon! There?s a game again soon! When we started up this podcast adventure, we weren?t sure when the games would resume. We knew they would come...
juventus - 2020-06-09 16:50:41

Serie A Femminile players take a stand as they wait for a decision on their season

Photo by Filippo Alfero - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Things are ... not great. Outside of Germany, most of Europe?s top women?s football leagues have decided not to resume play following the suspension of play due to the...
juventus - 2020-06-08 16:50:49

OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: The Serie A Femminile season won?t be resumed

Photo by Filippo Alfero - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Juventus Women?s charge toward another Scudetto won?t see its final conclusion. The hammer has fallen on the 2019-20 Serie A Femminile season, and the final verdict wasn?t...
juventus - 2020-06-08 19:51:27

De Ligt: I?m very happy at Juventus

Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images The young defender has been talking about his first year with the club Juventus made a big splash last summer going out and signing defender Matthijs de Ligt last summer, and while the...
juventus - 2020-06-07 12:51:04

La Stampa says Juve?s agreed to a deal for Marash Kumbulla, but others disagree

Photo by Massimiliano Ferraro/NurPhoto via Getty Images Well this is rather unexpected. When Juventus swooped in to sign Dejan Kulusevski back in January, it was somewhat out of left field. There wasn?t a lot of chatter about it...
juventus - 2020-06-06 12:51:24

The best (Juventus) things in life that have been free

Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images A ranking of every free transfer for Juventus in the past 10 years. Have the Bianconeri been as effective as we all think they have been" Almost as much as the trophies and...
juventus - 2020-06-06 08:52:08

May?s Monthly Juventus Thoughts: Football and Crying

Photo by David Aliaga/NurPhoto via Getty Images What is it about football, and sport in general, that makes us emotional enough to cry" Football can make even the toughest and least emotional of individuals cry. From dramatic Champions...
juventus - 2020-06-06 19:52:20

Report: Paul Pogba likely to stay at Manchester United this summer

Photo by Visionhaus 2020 once again screws up our best hopes. Juventus trying to bring back Paul Pogba was never going to be easy under ?regular? circumstances. There would likely be multiple teams with massive bags of cash accompanying...
juventus - 2020-06-05 12:51:50

Marchisio: ?I couldn?t betray Juventus?

Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images Il Principino has been speaking about his departure from Juve Juventus fan favorite Claudio Marchisio has retired from the game of football, but remains close to the hearts of...
juventus - 2020-06-04 12:51:36

?Plan C? algorithm to decide Serie A has been proposed

Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images After all that, another stoppage could mean the Scudetto not being assigned We are about two weeks ago from resuming action in the Serie A with a number of different avenues being left open...
juventus - 2020-06-04 19:51:54

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 5: Start Your Engines

Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images Serie A is coming back soon, but there?s a whole lot going on in the world on top of just our favorite football team getting ready to play games again. As much as the...
juventus - 2020-06-03 08:51:03

Giorgio Chiellini?s return gives Maurizio Sarri a center back conundrum

Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images When push comes to shove, which central defenders will the manager choose" On a chilly evening in February in northern Italy, a former banker and a man with a master?s degree and a...
juventus - 2020-06-03 16:55:44
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