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  • Mario Balotelli courts more controversy with gun photo July 11, 2014

    Italy striker Mario Balotelli has stoked more controversy by publishing a picture of himself on Instagram pointing a gun at the camera with the message "a big kiss to all the haters". The AC Milan player quickly removed the photo but his latest gaffe will do him no favours in Italy...
  • Brazil playmaker Kaka quits AC Milan for Orlando City July 2, 2014

    Former Brazil playmaker Kaka will sign for new Major League Soccer team Orlando City after terminating his contract with AC Milan by mutual consent. "I've always said I wanted to play in the USA and now I have reached an agreement to play there," he told Milan's TV channel on Monday. Kaka...
  • Kaka rescinds contract with AC Milan June 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan midfielder Kaka has rescinded his contract with the Serie A club, leaving the former Brazil international free to sign for Orlando City Soccer Club. On Monday Milan says Kaka's contract has been "resolved by mutual consent." Kaka will fly to the United States on Monday night to sign for...
  • AC Milan vice president says club may sell Balotelli June 23, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan vice president Barbara Berlusconi has not ruled out selling Italy striker Mario Balotelli. On Monday, Berlusconi says "Balotelli is a great player but in my mind I don't believe that someone can be irreplaceable, we will see what happens." Balotelli, who has four years left on his contract at...
  • AC Milan sack manager Clarence Seedorf June 9, 2014

    AC Milan dismissed manager Clarence Seedorf on Monday and replaced him with another club great, Filippo Inzaghi. In a brief statement, Milan said it has handed youth-team coach Inzaghi a two-year contract until June 30, 2016. Seedorf, who was only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract, replaced the fired Massimiliano Allegri...
  • AC Milan to sack Seedorf, hire Inzaghi as coach: reports May 27, 2014

    AC Milan are set to fire coach Clarence Seedorf and replace him with youth team coach Filippo Inzaghi, Italian media said on Tuesday. Seedorf is only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract and has overseen a considerable improvement in results, but rumours about the Dutchman's future have been rife for...
  • Goalkeeper Michael Agazzi signs for AC Milan after leaving Cagliari May 22, 2014

    AC Milan have signed former Cagliari goalkeeper Michael Agazzi on a free transfer, the Italian club said on Thursday. "AC Milan wishes to communicate the signing of Michael Agazzi on a contract which runs to 30 June 2017," Milan said in a statement. Agazzi, 29, had long been tipped to join Milan...
  • Italian football chief slams racist abuse of Mario Balotelli May 21, 2014

    Racist abuse directed at Mario Balotelli by a young fan outside Italy's training camp was "unacceptable", Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Giancarlo Abete said on Wednesday. The AC Milan striker was subjected to the abuse outside Italy's Coverciano training camp as the squad were put through their paces with manager Cesare...
  • Mario Balotelli's house burgled, Porsche stolen May 18, 2014

    Milan: Thieves have stolen Mario Balotelli's Porsche as well as gold and watches after breaking into the Italy and AC Milan forward's house. Balotelli was out at dinner with his brother Enoch and came home to discover he had been burgled. The car was later found abandoned. Balotelli wrote Saturday on Twitter: "I...
  • Thiago Silva hopes to return to AC Milan May 17, 2014

    Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva says he wants to follow compatriot Kaka and return to AC Milan later on in his career. "I hope to follow Kaka's footsteps by one day coming back to Milan," he said in an interview with Sky Sport Italia. The Brazil international spent four years at...
  • Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan coach: Silvio Berlusconi May 16, 2014

    Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan manager next season despite reports that the Dutchman will be replaced in the summer, club president Silvio Berlusconi has said. Milan are currently languishing at eighth place and head into the final weekend of the Serie A season looking to grab a place...
  • Atalanta fined 40,000 euros over banana incident May 13, 2014

    Serie A club Atalanta were fined 40,000 euros ($55,000) on Monday after a banana was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-1 win at home to AC Milan. Serie A's disciplinary tribunal also ordered that their Curva Nord stand be closed for one game but suspended the sanction for one year....
  • Atalanta fans hurl bananas at AC Milan players during a Serie A match May 12, 2014

    Milan: Atalanta fans hurled bananas at AC Milan's Guinean defender Kevin Constant on Sunday in the latest racist storm to hit European football. Two bananas were thrown at Constant and near Nigel de Jong near the end of Milan's 2-1 defeat at Atalanta. The insult came two weeks after a banana...
  • Last-gasp Brienza strike dents AC Milan's European hopes May 11, 2014

    Milan: Franco Brienza scored a stunning stoppage-time goal to help Atalanta beat AC Milan 2-1 on Sunday in a Serie A match which was again blighted by racism. The 35-year-old Brienza curled a 30-meter effort into the top left corner in the sixth minute of added time. Milan broke the deadlock early...
  • Juventus poised to claim third straight Serie A title May 2, 2014

    Rome: Juventus are ready to finally celebrate a third successive Serie A crown that has been practically in the bag for months when they host Atalanta on Monday (1900). Despite spirited opposition from AS Roma, Juve will be crowned champions for the 30th time if they beat Stefano Colantuono's Europa League-chasing...
  • Mario Balotelli clashes with pundits after loss April 26, 2014

    AC Milan's Mario Balotelli lost his temper in front of the cameras after his performance in Friday's 2-0 loss to AS Roma was criticised by Italian television pundits. Speaking to Sky Italia after the game, Balotelli, who was substituted for Giampaolo Pazzini in the 69th minute having contributed little, ripped...
  • Roma brush Milan aside to keep title hopes alive April 26, 2014

    AS Roma kept their slim title hopes alive as a stunning Miralem Pjanic goal and a Gervinho tap-in earned a 2-0 home win over AC Milan and a ninth straight Serie A victory on Friday. The result cut the gap between second-placed Roma and Juventus to five points before the league...
  • Berlusconi dismisses AC Milan sale 'joke' April 25, 2014

    Silvio Berlusconi has denied that AC Milan is up for sale after reports claimed Singaporean businessman Peter Lim was ready to fork out 500 million euros for a majority stake in the club. "Milan is not for sale, not for 500 million euros and not for 510 million, it's worth a...
  • Juventus could clinch Serie A title April 25, 2014

    Closing in on their third successive Serie A title, Juventus will be watching very closely when second-place Roma host an AC Milan on Friday. If Roma fail to beat Milan and Juventus then win at relegation-threatened Sassuolo on Monday, the Turin club will have clinched the championship. With four rounds remaining, Juventus...
  • Mario Balotelli leads AC Milan to 5th straight win in Serie A April 19, 2014

    Rome: Mario Balotelli set a personal record with his 14th goal of the Serie A season and set up another score as AC Milan beat visiting Livorno 3-0 on Saturday for their fifth straight win. Still, Milan remained five points behind city rival Inter Milan in the race for fifth place...
  • AC Milan beat Catania, earn fourth straight win April 14, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan earned their fourth win in a row when they beat Catania 1-0 at home here in Serie A football. Riccardo Montolivo, who netted in Milan's 3-1 victory at Catania earlier this season, scored the game's only goal in the 23rd minute Sunday, thanks to a superb long-range...
  • Milan and Inter fighting over Europa League crumbs April 11, 2014

    Accustomed to fighting for the game's biggest honours, Inter Milan and AC Milan finds themselves in a seven-team scrap for a place in the unloved Europa League as their patchy Serie A campaigns draw to a close. Seven-times European champions Milan host bottom club Catania on Sunday and are in...
  • Serie A: In-form Roma retain hope of Juventus slip-up April 4, 2014

    After lying dormant for weeks the Serie A title race was brought flickering back to life after Roma's impressive 4-2 win over high-flying Parma on Wednesday saw them cut Juventus' lead to eight points with seven games remaining. Rudi Garcia's side travel to struggling Cagliari on Sunday on the back of...
  • Berlusconi family mulling sale of 20-30 per cent stake in AC Milan April 2, 2014

    Milan: The family of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is considering selling a stake of between 20 and 30 percent in football team AC Milan, a spokesman for club co-chief executive Barbara Berlusconi said on Wednesday. The spokesman confirmed comments by Berlusconi's daughter after she spoke to reporters on the sidelines...
  • Balotelli, Kaka lead Milan to 3-0 win over Chievo March 30, 2014

    Milan: Mario Balotelli scored one goal and Kaka added two as AC Milan comfortably beat relegation-threatened Chievo Verona 3-0 on Saturday to give coach Clarence Seedorf consecutive victories for the first time since being hired in January. Balotelli volleyed in a cross from Adil Rami four minutes in at the San...
  • Kaka hints at leaving AC Milan March 29, 2014

    Brazilian playmaker Kaka, who is set to make his 300th appearance for AC Milan later on Saturday against Chievo Verona, may move to the United States later this year. "At the end of the season I will speak to (chief executive Adriano) Galliani to understand what his ideas and those of...
  • Seedorf urges Milan to beat Chievo March 29, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Clarence Seedorf has urged his side to carry on with their good form to register a win over Chievo. The Milan side, following a draw at Lazio and win against Fiorentina, will chase a win against Chievo at home on Saturday, Xinhua quoted Seedorf as saying. "The...
  • Clarence Seedorf not in position to relax at Milan March 27, 2014

    AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf was a relieved man after his side beat Fiorentina on Wednesday, clearly believing he had survived his first severe test and could enjoy the rest of the season. Recent experience at the turbulent club, however, suggests that the Dutchman may have been lulled into a...
  • Seedorf wants Galliani to keep faith amid Milan struggles March 23, 2014

    Rome: Clarence Seedorf says that he has asked AC Milan chief Adriano Galliani to keep supporting him and his team amid claims the Dutchman has until Wednesday's trip to Fiorentina to save his job. Reports in Italian media say the 37-year-old coach is under pressure for poor results and his team's...
  • Stephan El Shaarawy to resume action in April March 19, 2014

    Rome: AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy is expected to return to action in April. The Italy international suffered a metatarasal fracture at the start of this season, and has been recovering after undergoing surgery for the same injury in December, reports Xinhua. The Italian Press reported on Tuesday that he will...