The Old Lady Speaks Podcast
Juventus’ season-opening struggles continued against Napoli this past weekend, and it’s not like they’re doing a whole lot to inspire confidence that they’ll turn it around any time soon.
It’s the first international break of the season, so that gives us a chance to get caught up on a few things now that the summer transfer window is officially a thing of the past.
Max Allegri tried to do some experimenting against Empoli, but it ended up blowing up in his face and Juventus dropped points for a second straight game to begin Allegri 2.0.
The drama Sunday started well before kickoff and lasted well after Juventus opened the 2021-22 season with a disappointing 2-2 draw against Udinese at the Friuli.
The start of the 2021-22 season is almost upon, and that means a deep dive into what’s good and bad about this edition of Juventus and the man who’s back to coach them.
Juventus took a big step up in competition level in its third friendly of the preseason. It wasn’t all that great and there was plenty of freaking out, but was it really necessary?
Juventus have a new Brazilian talent coming to their ranks in a matter of days, and that means we get to figure out how to actually pronounce his name after learning how to spell it.
Juventus, albeit with very limited senior squad experience available, returned to the field this weekend with a familiar face barking orders from the sidelines again, as Max Allegri 2.0 debuted in Saturday’s friendly vs. Cesena.
As Juventus starts up training under Max Allegri, there’s plenty happening off the field involving players who are both currently in Turin or on holiday after the Euros.
Italy emerged victorious in the Euro 2020 final, and good times have been had since then.
We talk a little Juventus, a lot of Euros and remain hopeful that this summer of tournament madness continues to deliver.
We belatedly take a look back at the 2020-21 season now that the dust has settled when it comes to Juventus’ managerial situation.
Max Allegri is back at Juventus, and this summer is shaping up to be one full of drama, transfer rumors and plenty of chaos along the way. Just look at the last week we’ve had as Exhibit A, folks.
Juventus, somehow, had everything go their way on the final day of the season, both winning and getting help to qualify for the Champions League next season.
Juventus might have picked up a win over Inter Milan in the Derby d’Italia over the weekend, but they still remain on the outside looking in of the top four heading into the final game of the 2020-21 Serie A season.
In a season full of disastrous results, Juventus’ 3-0 loss to AC Milan at Allianz Stadium was maybe the worst of them all knowing the context of having their status in the top four directly tied to it.
Juventus’ performance in Udine was absolutely garbage, but thanks to a couple of late Cristiano Ronaldo goals they were able to salvage something out of one of their final away fixtures of the season.
Juventus dropped points to Fiorentina again and one of Andrea Agnelli’s biggest projects yet, the European Super League, blew up in his face. So, as you can guess, it was a bad week.
The news of the creation of the European Super League made Juventus dropping more points in the race for a Champions League spot — whatever that may mean now — seem like a very minor blip on the radar.
The first-full week of April provided something we haven’t seen Juventus do a lot of lately — win back-to-back games in relatively good fashion.
Juventus’ returned from the international break and looked a lot like the team that went into the international break — which is bad and something nobody wanted to actually see take place.
There has been a lot of talk surrounding Paulo Dybala’s future at Juventus. With no games to talk about, we decided to add to that talk.
Things went from bad to worse for Juventus, who now have the "honor" of saying that they are on the wrong side of a game where Benevento got its first win in nearly three months this past weekend.
It’s been a week since Juventus was eliminated from the Champions League by Porto, and that’s probably a good thing since we were VERY ANGRY when it all first went down.
Juventus’ first week of March was opposite that of the last week of February — and that means it was a victorious one as their ever-important No. 9 returned with a bang.
Juventus’ Scudetto hopes are hanging on by the thinnest of threads 1after dropping points once again against Hellas Verona.
Juventus followed up making the Coppa Italia final with a pair of disappointing showings against Napoli and Porto. This team, this stupid team.
The month of February continued to be a successful one for Juventus over the weekend, with a solid win over Roma as Andrea Pirlo showed his adaptability as a manager Saturday night.
As the month of January comes to a close, Juventus shows signs of starting to figure things out under the watchful eye of their first-year manager Andrea Pirlo.
Just as the midway point of the season arrived, Juventus got a couple of breaks to go in their direction — which, for this 2020-21 season, was a change for the better in our eyes.
Juventus-related venting. A whole lot of Juventus-related venting.
The second game of 2021 brought us one of Juventus’ biggest wins of the season to date just when they needed it the most.