My guest this time is Francesco, the other Pope, aka the President of the Curva Sud America, coming to us from the cold Argentina winter and also via Twitter. We chat about:   • News of the Week: The Lakers-Milan connection, Milan hairstyle update, Bonera and the mercato   • Serie A Schedule released: how the first half of our season may look   • Friendlies Review: Trofeo TIM and the ICC Valencia-Milan matches   • Upcoming Friendlies Preview: Audi Cup and ICC Tournament   • Transfer Update: players in and players out   • Con il Milan nel Cuore: Growing up Milanista                                                            Thanks again to His Holiness, Francesco for sharing his [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_13.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 3:05am PST

With the boys back in training, it seems like the season is just around the corner. In reality, we are about halfway through the summer, and only two weeks into the mercato. So it’s a perfect time to take a step back and take the temperature of the squad and the club over all.   My guest this time is Rodrigo, coming to us from the cold Peru winter and also via Twitter. We chat about:   • News of the Week: helicopter update, Survivor: Champions League Victory Edition, Abbiati speaks   • Transfer Update: players in, players out, players NOT out, potential targets   • 2013-14 Season Forecast: Objectives, Focus on Youth, FFP compliance, Growing the Milan brand   • Preview of Upcoming Friendlies: Trofeo TIM and International Champions Cup Thanks again to Rodrigo for coming out of hibernation to talk Milan! You can follow him on Twitter @Rodrigow93 for lots of great views and conversation   [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_12.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 12:39am PST

My guest again this week is Pete Acquaviva, the mastermind behind Massimiliano Allegri’s favorite blog, DAI DAI DAI. This episode features: • In the News: bullet dodged, conviction made, and facepalm assessments • Confederations Cup Review: we discuss the injuries to Milan players, their performances, Prandelli’s tactics, and more • Changing Formations: we discuss the subtleties and personnel changes of the 4-3-1-2 vs. the 4-3-3 • Transfer Talk: who may exit, who may stay, and who might come into the squad this summer Thanks so much to Pete for a fantastic podcast and we wish him a continued and speedy recovery from his injury! Follow him on Twitter @PDAcquaviva and check out his DAI DAI DAI blog at [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_11.mp3
Category:international duty -- posted at: 10:55pm PST