Once again I have a very special guest coming to us from Milano. He calls himself the “Rain Man” of the Youth Sector, otherwise known as Francesco Battaglia of Milan Next fame. This time, we talk about:   • News of the Week: Ciao Niang, Get better El Shaarawy, grudge match friendly, mercato madness   • Centro Sportiva Vismara: improvements   • Youth Teams:  updates on the Primavera, Allievi Nazionali, Allievi I/II, Giovanissimi Regionali, and Pulcini 2005   • The Milan Model: 4-3-3   • Loaning Young Players:  Bryan Cristante   Thanks once again to the prophetic and wise Francesco. Follow him on @MilanNext on Twitter, or like the Milan Next Facebook page. For the really good tweets, follow him @bennybatta on Twitter.     Happy New Year from Milan Obsession! [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_24.mp3
Category:francesco -- posted at: 11:22pm PST

One of my favorite American Milan fans, Derek , joined me again to indulge in our Christmas wishes for Milan this year. We also discussed:   • News of the Week: Acerbi’s relapse, January signings, Organization changes, Primavera and First Team Champions League Round of 16 opponents   • Tactics: fullbacks   • Reviews: Serie A week 15 at Livorno, Champions League: Milan vs. Ajax, Serie A week 16: Milan vs. Roma   • Upcoming Matches Preview: The Derby della Madonnina: Serie A week 17 at Inter   • Christmas Wishes:  realistic and fantasy wishes for 2014   • Player Spotlight:  Bryan Cristante   Thanks so much to Derek for sharing our special holiday podcast and his Christmas wishes with us! Please follow him on Twitter @Deekmonn [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_23.mp3
Category:birthday -- posted at: 5:22pm PST

One of my favorite voices on Twitter is Anthony, coming to us again from the land down under. Well versed in football and particularly Milan, he is also well spoken. Our conversation this time included:   • News of the Week: Curva Sud tantrum, Galliani’s tantrum, Milan Glorie FTW   • Tactics: the center forward hierarchy   • Reviews: Serie A week 13: Milan vs. Genoa, Champions League: Celtic vs. Milan, Serie A week 14 at Catania   • Upcoming Matches Preview: Serie A week 15 at Livorno, Champions League: Milan vs. Ajax, Serie A week 16: Milan vs. Roma   • Curva Sud Gone Wild:  the protests at the Genoa match   • Changes at the Top:  double the CEOs   • Player Spotlight:  Kaká   Thanks so much to Anthony for another amazing podcast! Give him a follow on Twitter @AVBanovac for great insights and conversation. [...]
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_22.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 1:58am PST