After all of the excitement of summer and the optimism surrounding an apparently solid mercato, Milan fell flat on their face in their opening match of the season. There are plenty of questions about the mercato, the coach, the system, the players, and more. So we had plenty to discuss, even if the news wasn’t good.

Questioning everything this time around, Jonathan did our best to cover all things Milan, including:

  • News of the Week: New app, player presentation, Special Team Legends, Cutrone’s words
  • Match Reviews: talking the last two matches
  • Mercato: rumors, players in and players out
  • Coming up: upcoming friendlies
Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_144.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 12:04am PDT

We’ve welcomed new players. We’ve seen the friendlies. And with the season set to kick off in less than two weeks, there are just a few loose ends to tie up. This is the time of the year to assess not only how far we’ve come, but to look ahead at where we are going. Time to talk about those summer dreams.

For some fresh perspective, Jonathan and I reached out to a new guest, Martino. You can follow Martino on Twitter @MartinoPuccio. You can also listen to his takes on the world of football on Soccer Showdown on both iTunes and Soundcloud.  This time around, we discussed:

  • Lightning Round: quick faves
  • News of the Week: Important partnerships, the shaking San Siro, pricey kits, Polish icon, Dida is back
  • Match Reviews: talking friendlies and performances
  • Mercato: players in and out and dream signings

Thanks again to Martino for a fun podcast. Follow him on Twitter @MartinoPuccio. You can also listen to his takes on the world of football on Soccer Showdown on both iTunes and Soundcloud.

Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_143.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 6:21pm PDT

Watching all of the fun that Milan supporters had in the United States this past week with the club forced me to record this bonus podcast. We talked about all of the important topics for fans: spirit animals, shoelaces, stadium bids, socks, and of course, Cutrone. This episode was all about how it is to be a fan, learning from two of the best.

 

Of course, if you want some of the best fans in the world, you go to a Milan Club. And not just any club, but Milan Club Philly. I went straight to the top, with the always gracious President, David, and his clever First Lady, Angie. You can follow them on Twitter @MilanClubPhilly, on Facebook MilanClubPhilly, and Instagram MilanClubPhilly. You can also follow Angie on Instagram AngieFante. Together, we discussed:

  • Lightning Round: quick faves
  • News of the Week: Piatek’s hair; stadium talk, Serie A fixtures, Pictionary
  • Match Review/Experiences: talking Milan-Benfica and meeting people
  • New Kits: we all weigh in on the new away kit
  • Mercato: players in and out, losing Cutrone support group

Thanks again to David and Angie for sharing their experiences and wisdom. You can follow them on Twitter @MilanClubPhilly, on Facebook MilanClubPhilly, and Instagram MilanClubPhilly. You can also follow Angie on Instagram AngieFante.

Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_142.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 1:22am PDT

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