A Smokescreen Behind the Patchwork at AC Milan

The Internet is ablaze with transfer rumors and wishful thinking as the days of the 2014 Summer Mercato dwindle down. The shocking transfer of Mario Balotelli to Premier League side Liverpool FC has been the driving force behind thousands of blogs, Twitter accounts, retweets and memes of the sort. The transfer has caused a great divide between those who absolutely detest the transfer and those who have yelled “Arrivederci Mario” without taking into consideration the pros & cons of such a move.

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ACMilan Club of NYC v. Umberto Gandini: A Breakdown of Arguments

Let’s break this down by pair of replies

Annotations [ ] and personal opinion designated PA

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The Curtain and the Breakup

You know that scene in “The Wizard of Oz” where they pull back the curtain, and you find out Oz is really just a person like everyone else? That moment is when “the jig is up”, and the whole spectacle is seen from a different lens. I keep waiting for that moment to happen with Milan. Silvio will appear on Striscia la notizia holding a single notecard and will solemnly admit that Milan is broke, and he can’t continue like this.

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Hotel Milan

It’s been a while and I sort of forgot that I used to enjoy doing this.

Also, the fact I enjoyed doing this meant that I put in my own money to make a website where I could write whatever whenever.

It never made sense to monetise it in any way – that would mean this was work, which it was never meant to be.

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Podcast: End of Season Review

Dave and myself have joined Elaine (@MilanObsession) on her podcast wrapping up the season.

 

Length: ~45 mins

Location: Can be found on iTunes in the Store or HERE

 

#DAI

Serie A Preview: AC Milan v. Sassuolo

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014

Kickoff: 2:45 PM ET (USA) / 20:45 CET (ITA)

League Position: Milan (8), Sassuolo (16)

Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy

What’s at stake here? For Sassuolo, nothing. They are safe from relegation. For Milan, very little. Finishing in the top 10? Eh, who cares? This match is about something very simple: not losing to Sassuolo again! Read More

Serie A Preview: Atalanta v. AC Milan

Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014

Kickoff: 6:30 AM ET (USA) / 12:30 CET (ITA)

League Position: Milan (8), Atalanta (11)

Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, Bergam0, Italy

Rise and shine Milanisti! The Rossoneri take on Atalanta early this Sunday with the Europa League and, more importantly, catching Inter still a real possibility. Read More

Milan v Inter Post-Match Comments

Mazzarri didn’t want to give anything away in his press conference. He wouldn’t give a probable lineup, in part he says, because Seedorf didn’t give anything away the day before.  But Seedorf did give out some information, and it actually turned out to be a key piece – Andrea Poli was looking likely to start.

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Serie A Preview: AC Milan v. Internazionale

Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014

Kickoff: 2:45 PM ET (USA) / 20:45 CET (ITA)

League Position: Milan (10), Inter (5)

Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy

It seems that for the majority of this Serie A season pride has been all the Rossoneri have really had to play for. Europa League qualification snuck back into the picture for a few weeks, but on Sunday, with the season’s second installment of the Derby della Madonnina, pride is the only prize these players and coaches can hope to claim. Read More

Roma v Milan Post-Match Comments

Now things get interesting. The meltdown at Milan behind the scenes is nearing it’s pinnacle, and with 3 matches left in the season and the derby next, pressure will only increase as the quest for the Europa League continues. Add cameras and this would be Italy’s next hit reality show.

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