Newsround!

No midweek matches this week, so I thought I’d take the time to catch up on the last few days’ worth of news. Do try to stay awake at the back. First up, Juventus: The Club That Have No Shame. In the latest episode of their attempt to forever tar the name of one of Europe’s great football clubs, they have offered to not take the FIGC (the Italian FA) to court, if the FIGC reinstate them back into Serie A and reverse the decision to strip them of their 2006 Scudetto. Amazing. The only thing that I can really add to Juventus’ own actions is that if the FIGC do cave in, then Italy and all of their club teams should be banned indefinitely from any European and International team. The idea of one club trying to hold the whole of a nation’s game to ransom, especially when they were caught red-handed and admitted their own in guilt in the first place leaves with me with a rage that I can barely begin to describe. The good news is that the Italian press do not believe that Juventus have a prayer if it goes to court. The Italian season, by the way, is due to start on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of September. Whether this happens or not is anybody’s guess. At home, the torpor...

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