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The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 99: The Coppa Italia final goes terribly wrong

In what could have been some sort of salvation for an overall disappointing 2021-22 season, Juventus — and its manager — left a lot to be desired in falling to arch-rival Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia final.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 98: A dead rubber ends in a Juve implosion

In the final game before the Coppa Italia final against Inter Milan, Juventus went out and blew a 1-0 lead late to one of the worst teams going in Serie A. So, not great.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 97: Welcome to the Fabio Miretti hour

Juventus officially booked its place in next season’s Champions League this past weekend, but it was an 18-year-old midfielder who got his first-ever senior squad start that dominated the conversation this week.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 96: Juventus counterattacks into the Coppa final

Juventus made the most out of their chance to get to another Coppa Italia final, playing a classic Max Allegri counterattacking game to beat Fiorentina in Turin.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 95: Juventus slog through another weekend

In a season full of sub-par performances, Juventus put forth one of the most sub-par of them all, dropping points against a Bologna side that has been absolutely dismal away from home in 2022.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 94: Juventus get back to their winning ways

Once again, we have just one game to focus on, and it’s not like that game was anything special outside of the fact that Dusan Vlahovic scored the winner and Juve got three points because of it.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 93: Juve plays well, still somehow lose Derby d’Italia

In the first game out of the international break, Juventus dominated for much of the game, only to see Inter Milan score on its lone shot on goal and some bizarre refereeing decisions go against them in Sunday’s Derby d’Italia loss.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 92: Paulo Dybala’s last stand at Juventus

International breaks are usually rather dull. This time around, though, Juventus went out and revealed its vice-captain’s contract will not be renewed, kicking off a frenzy of rumors involving both Paulo Dybala’s next step and who will replace him in Turin.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 91: Another Juventus UCL Round of 16 eulogy

For the third straight season, Juventus’ Champions League run came to an end in the round of 16, this time at the hands of Villarreal, capping another European campaign that started so brightly yet came crashing to an end.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 89: Juventus is playing the survival game

Juventus’ roster is beat up like it hasn’t been in years and the players that are available to have clearly be exhausted after weeks with little rest. All the while, Juve’s on their longest unbeaten run since Max Allegri’s first tenure as manager.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 88: Dusan Vlahovic is taking charge

The final week of February brought us more Champions League knockout rounds frustration — although not a loss! — and the continuation of Dusan Vlahovic’s early success in a Juventus jersey.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 87: Juve gives us a Turin derby to forget

During a weekend in which Juve’s closest competition for fourth place ended up dropping points yet again, Juventus rolled out a complete dud against Torino in the second Derby della Mole of the 2021-22 season.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 86: Things remain status quo in Bergamo

Juventus dominated proceedings early on Sunday against Atalanta, but had to get a stoppage-time goal from Danilo to ensure they left Bergamo with a point to ensure they remained in fourth place in Serie A.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 85: Juve’s new guys make a good first impression

Juventus rolled out its two big January signings in the return from the international break, and the two newest arrivals didn’t disappoint in a 2-0 win over Hellas Verona on Sunday night.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 84: Juven-Dus and the wild end to January

For the better part of the first month of 2022, it didn’t look like Juventus wasn’t going to do much of anything on the transfer market. And then, like a levy breaking, things got absolutely crazy and Juve now have two major additions before January ends.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 83: Juve’s silent night at the San Siro

Visiting the fabled stadium in Milan for the second time in two weeks, Juventus’ attack never got into gear despite the fact that there was a chance to get into the top four.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 82: Paulo Dybala is not a happy man right now

Juventus lost a chance to win its first trophy of the 2021-22 season, but the last image of the week that was will be the man wearing the captain’s armband against Udinese not celebrating his goal and why things have gone bad.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 81: Riding the Juventus roller coaster in Rome

As much as the first game of 2022 was frustrating, the second was absolutely thrilling, with Juventus coming back from 3-1 down to record a wild 4-3 win over Jose Mourinho and Roma.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 80: Into the January gauntlet Juve goes

We are just a few short days from the holiday break being over and done with, and Juventus’ first game in January 2022 is one that could set the tone for the rest of the month.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 79: Reviewing the first half of Juve’s 2021-22 season

They weren’t all wins, they most definitely weren’t all pretty and there were some pretty rocky moments, but we take a look back on what has transpired over the last four months.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 78: Juventus able to brave the fog

Despite a foggy, foggy night in Emilia Romagna, Juventus was able to come away with a 2-0 win over Bologna. But unfortunately, as things tend to be with this club right now, what happened on the field is only part of the discussion surrounding Juventus at the moment.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 77: Juve has some issues by the sea

Coming off a surprise in the Champions League in which Juve finished atop its group, the squad’s trip to Venice was far from anything you would describe as "good" or "enjoyable."

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 76: Max makes the switch to a 4-2-3-1

Max Allegri made his first big tactical move of the 2021-22 season following a couple of big-time losses last week, and the initial results have been fairly encouraging.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 75: What a week — and not in a good way

Both of the field and on it, Juventus didn’t have one bit of good news come its way. Unless you’re talking about the Amazon documentary being released, of course.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 74: Juve’s successful trip to the Olimpico

Juventus’ "new" manager got the better of Juventus’ old manager and allowed the Bianconeri to move up another couple of spots in the Serie A standings.

The Old Lady Speaks Listener Survey

As our podcast heads towards its second birthday, we want to know what everybody thinks about it and how we can make things better.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 73: Will Juventus have happy holidays?

We’re starting a new week and it is a week in which Juventus returns to the field when they face an old friend in Maurizio Sarri and Lazio.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 72: Johnny Square leaves it late

Juventus closed a busy run of fixtures with a couple of wins over Zenit St. Petersburg and Fiorentina in Turin, but in two very different kinds of fashions.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 71: Juventus has a truly awful week

You want to hear us talk about how bad Juve was over the last few games, you’ve come to the right place.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 69: Juve keeps rollin’ vs. Roma in Turin

Juventus marked its return to the field after the October international break with another Allegri special, beating Roma 1-0 to continue their winning ways against Jose Mourinho’s squad at Allianz Stadium.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 68: Meeting With Mourinho

It’s the back half of the October international break, which means Juventus is close to returning to the field once again. And it just so happens an old "friend" is coming back to Turin for the first time in a few years.

The Old Lady Speaks Podcast, Episode 67: Allegrimania Runs Wild

Juventus entered its matchup with Chelsea as the underdog. They not only one, but they turned in a classic Max Allegri performance and went into the international break with plenty of momentum.

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