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  1. Genoa v Torino: Preview

    Genoa striker Emanuele Calaio has warned his team-mates to expect a stern test when his side welcome his former club Torino on Saturday.Calaio went through Torino's youth ranks before making his Serie A debut with the Granata 13 years ago.''I grew up...

    Preview | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  2. Clyde face stern Brora test

    Clyde face arguably the toughest challenge of any Scottish Professional Football League side when they host big-spending Brora Rangers in the third round of the Scottish Cup.Iain Gray is suspended for the Bully Wee while Sean Fitzharris has joined Ea...

    Preview | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  3. Atalanta v Internazionale: Preview

    Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri expects a stern test when he takes his side to Bergamo to face Atalanta on Tuesday night.The Nerazzurri have not won at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium since 2008 and know that Atalanta will be no pushovers.''It'...

    Preview | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  4. AS Roma v Napoli: Preview

    Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has warned his team-mates to expect a stern test when his side takes on his former club Napoli on Friday in Rome.De Sanctis will face Napoli for the first time since leaving the club this summer.''For me this game is...

    Preview | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  5. Allardyce admires Everton dealings

    West Ham manager Sam Allardyce admits he has been impressed with Everton's transfer dealings and is anticipating a stern test when Roberto Martinez's side visit Upton Park on Saturday.The Toffees may have lost midfielder Marouane Fellaini to Barclays...

    Preview | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  6. Martinez expects a stern test

    Valladolid coach Juan Ignacio Martinez expects a stern test when he takes his side to newly-promoted Elche on Monday night.Elche are yet to win since their step up to the Primera Division but have shown enough for Martinez, in his first season at Val...

    Preview | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  7. Germany v Faroe Islands: Preview

    Germany assistant coach Hans-Dieter Flick has reaffirmed the notion that tomorrow night's World Cup qualifier against Austria is going to be a stern test for the Group C leaders.Rarely have Germany appeared so worried about facing a neighbour they ha...

    Preview | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  8. Simeone prepared for stern Athletic test

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is paying little notice of Athletic Bilbao's lowly league placing heading into Sunday's clash at San Mames, where he expects his high-flying side to be given their toughest test of recent weeks.Athletic gained wide...

    Preview | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  9. Bologna v Parma: Preview

    Parma head coach Roberto Donadoni issued a stern reminder to his players that the Christmas holidays begin after the final whistle of tomorrow's derby at Bologna, and not a moment before.Donadoni has criticised his players for a lack of concentration...

    Preview | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  10. Fiorentina 0-0 Juventus

    Fiorentina gave Juventus a stern test of their unbeaten record, which stretches over a season, but the Bianconeri held on to a 0-0 draw at the Stadio Artemio Franchi which keeps them at the top of Serie A.The Viola had several penalty appeals turned ...

    Recap | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  11. U.S. faces a tough test in the group stage

    Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet

    The U.S. faces a stern task to advance in the Olympics, and it's unclear if Peter Nowak has all the right pieces at his disposal, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2008
  12. U.S. U-20s face stern test vs. Mexico

    Andrew Rogers

    Thomas Rongen's U.S. U-20 squad faces a stern examination against historic rival Mexico, writes Andrew Rogers.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2008
  13. Altidore announces his arrival

    Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet

    Against Mexico, Jozy Altidore showed he's ready to be an impact player on the international stage, writes Ives Galarcep.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2008
  14. Youngsters eager to make their mark against Denmark

    Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet

    Even without some of their more prominent players, the Danish team that will face the U.S. should give Bob Bradley a stern test in his first game as national team coach, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2007
  15. U-17 World Champions Mexico to provide stern test

    The United States Under-17 men's national team will face recently crowned FIFA U-17 World Champions Mexico on Wednesday, December 7.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2005
  16. England missing several big names

    Marc Connolly

    Despite the loss of key players, England will be a stern test for the U.S., says Marc Connolly.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2005