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2014 World Cup – Italy & Andrea Pirlo in a Passing Masterclass

Posted on 15 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s not too much creativity and flair to the current Italy team, but in their deserved 2-1 win over England, it was hard to ignore the herald of everything beautiful, elegant and clever in their play: Andrea Pirlo. He didn’t score or finish with an assist, but his passing and ability to dictate the pace and flow of the match was completely sublime. More

Match Highlights – England vs Italy

Posted on 14 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Another clash of giants resulted in a very enjoyable match, as Italy beat England 2-1 with an opening goal from Claudio Marchisio and a winner from Mario Balotelli, while Daniel … More

2014 World Cup – Day 3 Predictions (England vs Italy, Uruguay vs Costa Rica, Colombia vs Greece)

Posted on 14 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Day 3 of the 2014 World Cup will also be the longest one with four matches taking place. The biggest of course will be in Group D as England and Italy face each other, and Uruguay playing Costa Rica is also in that group. Group D opens and closes the day, first with Colombia playing against Greece and then the Ivory Coast against Japan. More

Toby Flood and Not Much More (England vs Italy)

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

The unsympathetic reaction from the fans once the final whistle was blown told everything you needed to know about the match. England won, but were far from impressive, needing six Toby Flood penalties to overcome a stubborn Italy side, that almost thwarted a perfect run in the 2013 Six Nations Championship. More

2013 Six Nations – England vs Italy Predictions

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

On paper, this should be the easiest match of the tournament for England and a chance to give some key players a rest heading into the title-clinching match happening a week later, but Italy are hoping they can somehow make something happen in a stadium they’ve never seen much success in. More

England and a History of Penalty Shootouts Failures

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

If there was anyone surprised about England losing another knockout stage affair in a big tournament after a penalty shootout, you haven’t been following the sport for the last 20 years. Since Italia ’90, when Germany went to the finals at the expense of Bobby Robson’s lads, England have made a point of finding a way to fail from the spot when the match is on the line. More

Euro 2012 – England vs Italy Summary

Posted on 24 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

Before the quarterfinals, this matches was labeled as the one that could be the first in Euro 2012 to end in a 0-0 and give us the dreaded penalty kicks. Italy tried to avoid them, England tried to avoid conceding, and in the end justice prevailed as Italy came through in the penalty shootout. More

Where to Watch England vs Italy Live

Posted on 24 Jun, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

For those of you who’ll have problems watching the England – Italy Euro 2012 quarterfinals, we’ve come up with some links for you to watch in what might be the tightest and hardest fought of the knockout stage matches, through some online streaming sites across the web. More

Euro 2012 – England vs Italy Predictions

Posted on 24 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

For some reason, England are considered the slight favorites by the odd-makers before their quarterfinals match with Italy. Despite that it’s England, who have lost all their quarterfinals except for three times (1966, 1990, 1996) in big tournaments, and haven’t beaten a big time team (World Cup Champion) in a tourney since 1966. More

Euro 2012 – Quarterfinals Predictions

Posted on 20 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

We get our first day of rest in Euro 2012, as the eight teams prepare for the quarter finals, with Spain – France and England – Italy looking like the headlining matches. Germany and Spain should still be considered the favorites to win this tournament, but suddenly Portugal emerge as viable contenders, with Cristiano Ronaldo firing on all cylinders More