Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia...23 man squad named. GRP F

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Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia...23 man squad named. GRP F

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:24 pm

I know there are some other Italy fans on here...but for any of NZ, Paraguay or Slovakia...here's the mighty Italy squad you should all be afraid of... :lol:

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Morgan De Sanctis (Napoli), Federico Marchetti (Cagliari)

Defenders: Salvatore Bocchetti (Genoa), Leonardo Bonucci (Bari), Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Domenico Criscito (Genoa), Christian Maggio (Napoli), Gianluca Zambrotta (Milan);

Midfielders: Mauro Camoranesi (Juventus), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Gennaro Gattuso (Milan), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Riccardo Montolivo (Fiorentina), Angelo Palombo (Sampdoria), Simone Pepe (Udinese), Andrea Pirlo (Milan);

Strikers: Antonio Di Natale (Udinese), Alberto Gilardino (Fiorentina), Vincenzo Iaquinta (Juventus), Giampaolo Pazzini (Sampdoria), Fabio Quagliarella (Napoli).

Well...at least the midfield is good. Our defence is very weak...should've taken Legrottaglie...the strikers should include Antonio Cassano or Fabrizio Miccoli. Just hope the likes of Bocchetti, Bonucci and Criscito can step up.

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:34 pm

are you just using your englishmenship to post a topic about your other coutry?
cheeky :twisted: :P

but on topic; as i'm 1/8th italian i do feel some kinship with la squadra azzuri..lippi should have dropped camoranesi imo, vastly overrated player. also, no cassano..bad one from lippi. he has to be in there instead of iaquinta.
otherwise no real complaints, could have done with grosso though

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Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:34 pm

What do you reckon for midfield, martello...

Camoranesi, Pirlo, De Rossi, Marchisio?

Or you reckon they may play 3 up top?

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:37 pm

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:What do you reckon for midfield, martello...

Camoranesi, Pirlo, De Rossi, Marchisio?

Or you reckon they may play 3 up top?
I'd like to answer that one; it's an option but I don't think lippi will go for it. he's a bit more cautious than that.
however if he did so i reckon di natala, pazzini and quagliarella will form the 3 upfront with pirlo,de rossi and marchisio or montolivo on the midfield

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:42 pm

Cloggy...I think we may have some Group Threads on here anyway...there are NZ fans on here too for this one. I don't see the problem with it...will have to ask the mods...but you can't stick the other 31 teams in 1 thread :lol:.

I don't rate Cameronesi either...but he does suit certain systems I'm afraid...so there is every reason to take him.

RARS: I seriously don't know...I would like to see 3 up top though. Di Natale and Quagliarella can play in a 4-3-3 with any other one of those strikers in the middle. My biased option is Pazzini, but I do think that is fair.

I would say cut Cameronesi and play the other 3. It's a pretty solid midfield, so shouldn't get overrun hopefully...obviously with Pirlo's creativity...but then we need him to be on form. I'm a big fan of Marchisio btw...

What I will say though, is I don't want to see Di Natale up front on his own...and I don't want him to start playing attack minded full backs as our wide option again...against Cameroon it was a disater.

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:48 pm

i know mate..just trying to stoke the fire a bit :P

who would you play at the back btw?never saw bonetti and bonucci in action myself but i'm guessing zambrotta,cannavaro,chiellini and criscito will be playing, yes?

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Post by I am law » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:51 pm

What a piece of piss group you've got.

I'm showing my ignorance, but when did that tart Materazzi retire from international football?

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:53 pm

I am law wrote:What a piece of piss group you've got.

I'm showing my ignorance, but when did that tart Materazzi retire from international football?
dunno if he retired. think he just didn't get selected anymore due largely to the fact he's past it and not playing a lot at inter

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:56 pm

Cloggy...

Probably what I'd play yeah...we have Maggio, but as I said...I don't want another Maggio, Criscito combination.

-------------------------Buffon-------------

Zambrotta---Cannavaro---Chiellini---Criscito


----------De Rossi---Pirlo---Marchisio---------

Quagliarella------------------------------------Di Natale

-------------------------Pazzini------------------------

Is what I'd probably play.

I am law...It's not as easy at it sounds...we should qualify yeah, but Paraguay and Slovakia are no mugs...and New Zealand even beat Serbia. We always make it harder than it should be anyway...No more than 7 points is my prediction...I think The Matrix stopped after EURO2008...A great player for me.

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Post by I am law » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:59 pm

I'd file him and his type of play under: IAL/no_thanks.com

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:01 pm

One of my favourite players to ever pull on an Azzurri jersey. Simply for his personality and determination. He's one of them that you love when he's yours...but hate if he's not. If he was French, I'd probably hate him.

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:02 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:One of my favourite players to ever pull on an Azzurri jersey. Simply for his personality and determination. He's one of them that you love when he's yours...but hate if he's not. If he was French, I'd probably hate him.
you'd headbutt him?

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:04 pm

Oi, we don't mention the headbutt edam muncher :lol:.

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Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:07 pm

There's only 5 players in international football I hate....

Ryan Babel, Wesley Sneijder, Joris Mathijsen, Giovanni Van Bronkhorst & Nigel de Jong


Oh, and Theo Snelders...

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:08 pm

I don't like Maarten Steklenburg, Ibrahim Affelay and Richard Sneekes.

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:11 pm

I can't stand sneijder and de jong either..horrible little c****.

and i'm sure glad paul bosvelt quit as a player; his face is just like a bloodhound who had a stroke

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Post by claretcloggy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:11 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:Oi, we don't mention the headbutt edam muncher :lol:.
more of a ham man myself thanks :wink: parma ham to be precise.

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Post by I am law » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:17 pm

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:There's only 5 players in international football I hate....

Ryan Babel, Wesley Sneijder, Joris Mathijsen, Giovanni Van Bronkhorst & Nigel de Jong


Oh, and Theo Snelders...
:lol:

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Post by I am law » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:18 pm

What was the name of that stupid old tart who refused to play for Forest?

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Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:25 pm

I am law wrote:What was the name of that stupid old tart who refused to play for Forest?
Pierre Van Hooijdonk :lol:.

A talented **** though...

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