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The Scudetto crew is here weekly to bring you up to speed on Italian football/soccer. Separated by borders and seas, three friends catch up over a civilised beer and discuss all things Serie A.
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The Scudetto crew is here weekly to bring you up to speed on Italian football/soccer. Separated by borders and seas, three friends catch up over a civilised beer and discuss all things Serie A.
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    Sunday Night Zlat-Down!

    Sunday Night Zlat-Down!

    Hello Serie A fan. Pioli's on fire, and doesn't he just know it? The Rossoneri win their first Scudetto in 11 years, as Zlatan goes full WWE. Roma prepare for a European final and Salernitana complete the great escape. We'll discuss all of that, and round up the rest of the season in this episode of Scudetto.
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:17) Milan win their 19th Scudetto after relentless run-in; RedBird waiting in the wings
    (07:24) Inter fall short in the title race, but two pieces of silverware reflect a successful first season under Inzaghi
    (11:29) Roma secure Europa League qualification as they prepare for the Conference League final against Feyenoord
    (13:58) Salernitana complete unlikely escape despite last-day mauling by Udinese
    (16:27) Good season / bad season – from 1st to 20th in Serie A
    (35:07) Keeping up with the Italians
    (36:44) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 46 min
    Dr. Evilcorp

    Dr. Evilcorp

    Hello Serie A fan,
    Hollywood couldn't have scripted it better. As the relegation candidates do battle the title hopefuls head into the final stretch neck and neck. But who is the villain; Lotito, De Laurentiis or Dr Evil's Investcorp? We'll discuss all that and the rest of the action in this episode of Scudetto.
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:34) Gritty Tonali dramatics keep Milan ahead in the Scudetto race as the Rossoneri prepare to welcome new overlords
    (09:07) Inter firing on all cylinders; is fixture congestion the only thing that can stop them from claiming the title?
    (15:16) Chaos in Naples following collapse away to Empoli, as Partenopei see two-goal lead overturned in final 10 minutes
    (18:47) Juve all but secure Champions League participation with a late winner away to Sassuolo
    (20:26) The relegation fight heats up as Genoa and Salernitana pick up vital points, while Venezia appear to be sinking into Serie B
    (23:59) Roma the last Italian team standing in Europe as they prepare to take on Leicester in the Conference League semi-final
    (25:32) Best of the rest
    (27:01) Good week / bad week
    (29:48) Keeping up with the Italians
    (30:47) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 38 min
    Weaponising the Scudetto curse

    Weaponising the Scudetto curse

    Hello Serie A fan,
    Intellectually honest Allegri intellectually takes Juve out of the Champions League, but Atalanta and perennial escape artists Roma intellectually keep their European dreams alive. We'll discuss all the mid-week action and take a look at the weekend ahead as the season heads into the home straight, in this episode of Scudetto
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:16) Allegri out-Allegri-d by Emery as Juventus sent crashing out of the Champions League by Villarreal; what are Allegri's Juve?
    (07:15) Atalanta to fly the Tricolore for Italy in the Europa League quarter-final after overcoming Bayer Leverkusen, but more frustration domestically as they slip further behind Juve in Serie A
    (10:47) Milan edge to three points against Empoli to move further ahead of their city rivals in the scudetto race
    (13:30) Inter host Fiorentina after rescuing a late point in Turin, while the Viola are going through a patchy form of their own
    (17:36) Roma head into the derby against Lazio having snatched a last-minute ticket to the Europa Conference League quarter-finals; desirable and undesirable records at stake
    (20:54) Best of the rest
    (23:05) Good week / bad week
    (25:34) Keeping up with the Italians
    (26:53) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 35 min
    My good friend John Luke Party

    My good friend John Luke Party

    Hello Serie A fan,
    \The more things change, the more they stay the same. Milan tear up the form book and make a huge statement in the title race, while Inter rediscover their form and bow out of Europe with heads held high, except for Alexis Sanchez, who loses his. We'll discuss that, Jordan Pickford’s birthday, and all the rest of the action in this episode of Scudetto.
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:06) Inter bow out of the Champions League with heads held high, except for Alexis Sanchez, who loses his
    (07:40) Roma take useful 1-0 lead into the second leg against Vitesse, extending an impressive run that includes a weekend win over Atalanta
    (09:50) Atalanta's mixed fortunes continue, with that frustrating result in Rome, ongoing selection headaches, but encouraging performances in Europe
    (14:20) Milan defy the form book with victory over title rivals Napoli in the weekend's big game; more questions overuse of VAR
    (18:21) Verona-Napoli, Torino-Inter, and Spezia-Cagliari are the big games this weekend
    (21:12) Best of the rest
    (25:43) Good week / bad week
    (28:28) Keeping up with the Italians
    (30:16) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 38 min
    Touching other areas

    Touching other areas

    Hello Serie A Fan,
    It's been a week in which football has understandably not been at the top of the agenda. Nonetheless, we move forward with Coppa Italia drama as Allegri revels in a 1-0 masterclass and the Milan sides slog it out. We'll discuss that, the best of last weekend's action and look forward to the weekend ahead. In this episode of Scudetto.
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:16) Vlahovic faces hostile return to Florence in Coppa Italia semi-final, but Juve escape with a still-precious away goal
    (07:24) Milan and Inter follow up box-office title showdown with snoozefest Derby della Madonnina in Coppa Italia semi-final
    (10:23) Napoli prepare for Milan showdown with thrilling late winner away to Lazio; Sarri bemoans wasted chances, while Napoli emerge as in-form title contenders
    (15:09) Atalanta looking to avenge 4-1 Bergamo defeat to Roma this weekend; La Dea swat Sampdoria aside as Roma keep sailing close to the wind
    (18:53) Best of the rest
    (21:59) Keeping up with the Italians
    (23:49) Good week / bad week
    (27:14) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 36 min
    7 ugly sisters

    7 ugly sisters

    Hello Serie A fan,
    As their seven ugly sisters stumble around at the ball, the purple Cinderella waltzes away with three points. But can Italiano's men humble prince Vlahovic with a shock top-four spot? We'll discuss that, Juve's missed opportunity in the Champions League, and a whole lot more, in this episode of Scudetto
    Running order:
    (00:00) Intros, drinks and unpleasantries 
    (02:18) Vlahovic takes the Champions League headlines, but Juventus fail to capitalise on early dominance and Rabiot escapes red in the draw to Villarreal
    (09:56) Mourinho's error of judgement as Roma again rely on primavera kids to dig them out of a hole against Verona
    (15:55) Sassuolo shock champions Inter ending 66-year record; Nerazzurri fall to a third defeat in four
    (19:40) Sassuolo's next opponents Fiorentina stake claim for top four with their third victory over Atalanta; Gasperini sees red
    (23:07) Napoli head into Lazio showdown off the back of missed opportunities in Barcelona and Cagliari; Lazio quietly putting a good run of form together
    (25:16) Milan escape with a point against Salernitana
    (27:02) Best of the rest
    (29:57) Keeping up with the Italians
    (32:11) Honourable and dishonourable mentions
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

MyNameIsNotDebbie ,

Great Dynamic

I love the dynamic between the hosts. You feel like you’re in their living room having a chat - albeit one where everyone else has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Italian football and it’s history. Great podcast.

Cookie1953 ,

Love it

In the world saturated with podcasts, this is fantastic with great chemistry a must listen.

serie-a fan ,

Honourable mention

Best serie-A podcast ever. Honourable mention to it’s honourable mentions section

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