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Statistics of the year 2009 of Juventus

December 31, 2009

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With the friendly match against Al Itthad, Juventus’ year came to an end. From a statistical point of view, taking into consideration only the official matches, 2009 came to an end on the 20th December with the match against Catania. In the last 12 months, the bianconeri played 50 matches, divided into 38 championship ties (17 […]

Nothing serious for Molinaro

December 31, 2009

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Upon the return from Saudi Arabia, Cristian Molinaro, who was forced to leave the field during the first half of the friendly match against Al-Ittihad was visited by the Juventus medical staff. The player suffered a light blow to his left knee, which however today was dry and without any patalogical signs. Tomorrow he will […]

New Year’s Day of work for Juventus

December 31, 2009

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The festivities and celebrations of the New Year will not stop Juventus from continuing their work in Vinovo. This morning the players who did not take part in the match in Jeddah had a training session: Caceres, Chiellini, Diego, Felipe Melo, Salihamidzic and Zebina were on the field to carry out athletic work with the […]

Ferrara’s hopes for 2010

December 31, 2009

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Ciro Ferrara was even jeered by Juventus fans in Saudi Arabia and hopes for a “turning point in 2010.”The Coach had a less than warm welcome in Jeddah when his team played out a 2-2 friendly draw with Al-Ittihad on Wednesday.Supporters in the stands cheered for potential replacement Guus Hiddink and chanted ‘Ferrara out!’“You couldn’t […]

Juve held to Al-Ittihad draw

December 31, 2009

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Juventus ended 2009 with a 2-2 friendly draw against Al-Ittihad, as Sebastian Giovinco and Christian Poulsen were on the scoresheet.The troubled Bianconeri played their last game of the calendar year in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening.Ciro Ferrara fielded a 4-4-2 formation with Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet upfront, as Diego was one of several […]

Hiddink going nowhere – agent

December 30, 2009

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Guus Hiddink’s agent has scotched rumours that the Dutchman is imminently arriving at Juventus. Despite chatter on the peninsula suggesting that a deal to bring the Russia national manager to Turin is close, his handler has denied the claims. “The whole story is an invention of the Italian media,” stated Cees Van Nieuwenhuizen. “Neither I […]

Juve arrive in Jeddah

December 30, 2009

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Juventus arrived in Saudi Arabia after more than 5 hours of flight. In the morning, the team bid farewell to the Juventus Center for 2009 with a training session. Under the command of Ciro Ferrara and the keen eyes of Roberto Bettega, the bianconeri worked on the field to fine-tune the preparation in view of tomorrow’s match against […]