Month: October 2018

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Pjanic

Pjanic: ‘Juventus strong enough to win everything’

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic believes the Bianconeri “are strong enough to try to win everything there is to win.” Juve have reinforced heavily this summer in a push for the Champions League, but Pjanic doesn’t think the Serie A title is as straight forward this season. “The Scudetto takes a whole year of work to […]

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Transfer News

Juventus interested in signing James Rodriguez

Reports from German media suggest that Juventus are interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez. Sport Bild report that the Colombian international could leave the German champion in January with Juve among of number interested clubs, including a host of Premier League sides. Despite the strong interest, Bild suggest that the Bianconeri could be […]

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Ronaldo

Cancelo: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d’Or’

Joao Cancelo is full of praise for Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, declaring ‘If Cristiano doesn’t win the Ballon d’Or this year, it’s just incredible.’ The Portuguese full-back joined Juve this summer along with his compatriot and is still impressed by his work-rate. “Every day I train with Cristiano Ronaldo and so far he has won […]

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Dillyn Patten
Emma Schuh
FCIAC
girls soccer
High School Sports
Jordan Paterson
Kaleigh Harden
Katherine Lisecky
Kendall Patten
Olivia Bognon
Rich Hickson
Soccer
Sports
Sports Lead

New Canaan romps over Darien 5-0 in FCIAC girls soccer semifinals

The New Canaan Rams celebrate one of their five goals during a 5-0 win over rival Darien in the FCIAC girls soccer semifinals Monday night in Wilton. — Dave Stewart photo Given how close their first clash was, the New Canaan Rams and Darien Blue Wave were prepared for another hard-fought game when they met […]

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FCIAC
girls soccer
High School Sports
Soccer
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swimming

New Canaan teams hit the spotlight for FCIAC playoffs this week

The New Canaan Rams are in the postseason spotlight this week as the girls soccer and swimming and diving teams play in the FCIAC’s postseason. Here’s the full schedule. Monday, Oct. 29 FCIAC Girls Soccer Final at Wilton HS No. 8 Darien vs. No. 4 New Canaan, 7 p.m. Watch: LocalLive FCIAC Diving Finals At […]

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Features
Player Features

Sympathy for the Devil? Bonucci Redresses the Balance

His early-season performances have been littered with bad decisions, poor positional sense and an all-around nervousness, but on Tuesday Leonardo Bonucci rolled back the years to produce a masterful performance away to Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League. Bonucci’s second coming has shown he has much to prove, at least off the pitch, his […]

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Ronaldo

Ronaldo: ‘I left Real Madrid because of Pérez’

Cristiano Ronaldo says it was Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez who pushed him out of the club and explains that he joined Juventus because ” they really wanted me.” The Portuguese forward joined the Bianconeri in the summer and explained the reasons behind his departure from Los Merengues, in part because of his failing relationship […]

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Montero

Paolo Montero: ‘Juventus can win the treble’

Juventus legend Paolo Montero believes the Bianconeri can win the Champions League and highlights the winning mentality of the new look team. The veteran defender gave a lengthy interview and offered his take on the current Juve squad while drawing parallels with his own time in Turin. The interview was translated from Italian, originally published […]

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Abby Cheney
art brown
Breanne Shipman
CIAC
cross country
Emma Ognibene
FCIAC
High School Sports
Kiera Hynes
Riley Shipman
Sophie Curcio
Sports
Sports Lead

New Canaan girls cross country team takes seventh at Class L race

The Rams’ Sophie Curcio stays in stride during the FCIAC girls cross country championships on Oct. 18 in Waveny Park. — Dave Stewart photo Sophie Curcio broke into the top 10 and the Rams received all of their scoring from underclassmen as New Canaan finished seventh in the CIAC Class L girls cross country championship […]

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Ajamo Carraby-Jones
Alessandro Malagoli
Andrew LoRucco
Andrew Malling
bill martin
Cem Geray
CIAC
cross country
FCIAC
High School Sports
Luca Palamenti
Ryan Lytle
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Sports Lead

New Canaan boys cross country team runs fifth at Class L championships

New Canaan’s Alessandro Malagoli in action during the FCIAC boys cross country championship race on Oct. 18. — Dave Stewart photo With senior Andrew Malling and sophomore Alessandro Malagoli leading the way, the New Canaan boys cross country team finished in fifth place at the CIAC Class L tournament Friday at Wickham Park in Manchester. […]

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