MASSIMILIANO ALLEGRI

  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 3 days ago

    Milan: Defending champion Juventus dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by bottom club Sassuolo on Saturday and saw their lead at the top of the Serie A table cut to one point ahead of Roma. Sassuolo took a shock lead in...
  • Serie A: Massimiliano Allegri returns to AC Milan as Juventus coach September 19, 2014

    Milan: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri will make his return to AC Milan on Saturday, and the reception he receives from his former fans could be as interesting as the match. Allegri will return to San Siro for the first time in a competitive match since he was fired by AC Milan...
  • Champions League test for Juventus, Atletico Madrid September 16, 2014

    Milan: Juventus are back in the Champions League after an early exit in last year's competition, and Atletico Madrid are back after nearly winning it all. Juventus will face Swedish club Malmo in Group A on Tuesday. Atletico, which lost to Real Madrid in extra time in last year's final but...
  • Juventus turns to Massimiliano Allegri August 26, 2014

    Milan: Juventus were still celebrating their third straight Serie A title when Antonio Conte announced he was quitting the club. Less than 24 hours later, Massimiliano Allegri was revealed as his successor. "It was like a lightning bolt in a clear sky when I was called," Allegri said after signing a twoyear...
  • Juventus expecting tougher challenge in Serie A and Down Under August 8, 2014

    Sydney: Juventus expect a much tougher challenge in Serie A this season as they chase a fourth straight Scudetto, new coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday after the Italian champions landed in Australia for a friendly as part of their world tour. Allegri is overseeing his first preseason at Juventus after...
  • Allegri takes over as Juventus coach after Conte's shock resignation July 16, 2014

    Rome: Former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri has been appointed as the new manager of Juventus following Tuesday's shock resignation of Antonio Conte, the Serie A club said on Wednesday. "Allegri is the new manager of Juventus," the Italian champions said on their official Twitter feed. Italian media report that Allegri has...
  • 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 vows to help Milan rediscover joy January 18, 2014

    Milan: New AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf says he will take the club back to the top as he helps his players "rediscover joy in playing football." Seedorf signed a twoandahalf year contract at AC Milan on Thursday, replacing Massimiliano Allegri, who was fired following Sunday's disappointing 43 loss at newlypromoted...
  • Seedorf signs twoandahalf year contract as AC Milan coach January 16, 2014

    Milan: Clarence Seedorf has signed a twoandahalf year contract to coach AC Milan ahead of his first training session in charge of the Serie A club. Seedorf, who had been playing with Botofogo in Brazil, landed in Milan on Wednesday night and signed the deal Thursday. The 37yearold scored 62 goals in...
  • AC Milan fire coach Massimiliano Allegri January 13, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan fired Massimiliano Allegri and put former assistant coach Mauro Tassotti temporarily in charge on Monday, a day after an embarrassing 43 loss at promoted Sassuolo. Languishing in 11th place, Milan announced the move on their website. Milan have won only five of 19 matches this season and Allegri had...
  • Allegri confirms Milan departure and can't understand the fuss January 5, 2014

    AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that he will leave at the end of the season and said that he could not understand the fuss over his decision. Allegri, who first made his decision public in a newspaper interview last week, told a news conference that he would be stepping...
  • Mario Balotelli fires AC Milan to 31 win at 10man Catania December 1, 2013

    Milan: Mario Balotelli helped AC Milan beat 10man Catania 31 on Sunday as Massimiliano Allegri's men enjoyed their first win in six Italian league matches. Milan dominated possession but it was Catania that took the lead in the 13th minute against the run of play as poor defending eventually saw Lucas...
  • Coach denies AC Milan players arrived late for training November 26, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has denied that a handful of players failed to show up on time for Sunday's training session. "There's false news doing the rounds," he told a news conference in Glasgow on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League tie at Celtic. "It's completely untrue that five...
  • Massimiliano Allegri under pressure again as AC Milan flounder November 3, 2013

    Rome: AC Milan will hold a closed training camp after they slumped to their fifth defeat in Serie A this season, prompting a cascade of boos from fans in the sparsely populated San Siro and putting pressure on manager Massimiliano Allegri. Goals from Fiorentina's Juan Vargas and Borja Valero handed Allegri's...
  • AC Milan losing touch with Champions League spots November 1, 2013

    AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri knows if his team do not start picking up points soon the unthinkable will happen and they will lose touch with third place and Champions League football next season. Milan, who host Fiorentina on Saturday, have taken one point from their last two games to renew...
  • AC Milan need to improve their defence: Massimiliano Allegri October 19, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said Friday that his side needs to beef up their defence if they want to improve their ranking of the Serie A. The Milan side repeated what they did last season as they made a stuttered to collect eight points from seven games, and...
  • AC Milan will be better by Christmas, says Allegri September 26, 2013

    Rome: AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri insisted his side would be in a better position before the Christmas after fighting back for a 33 draw against Bologna in an Italian Serie A match. The draw on Wednesday left the Milan side with only five points from as many games, but Allegri...
  • AC Milan were unlucky, says coach Allegri September 23, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri bemoaned his side's back luck following their 12 loss to Napoli at home. Allegri insisted that his side put on a decent display but lost Sunday due to bad luck, reports Xinhua. "It was in a way our best performance of the Serie A...
  • Kaka to start for AC Milan: Massimiliano Allegri September 13, 2013

    Kaka will start for AC Milan at Torino on Saturday after returning to the club from Real Madrid, Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday. "I believe that he will start the match," Allegri said. He's really excited ahead of his debut. He has the desire and the quality to do...
  • Allegri moans over Milan's shock loss to Verona August 25, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said he was unhappy with his side's 1-2 loss to newly promoted Verona. Andrea Poli put the visitors ahead in the first half before Luca Toni spoiled their party by scoring two headers either side of the break on Saturday. "We played badly at football,...
  • Allegri hits back at Mario Balotelli troublemaker claims August 23, 2013

    Rome: AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri has hit back at claims from the mayor of Verona that Mario Balotelli is a troublemaker, saying the problem of racism lies with supporters not the Italy attacker. "The racism problem isn't anything to do with Mario, but rather with a lack of culture on...
  • Allegri extends stay at Milan June 3, 2013

    Milan: Massimiliano Allegri will continue to coach AC Milan next season, club owner Silvio Berlusconi confirmed. Former Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi made the official announcement after holding talks with club vice president Adriano Galliani and Allegri on Sunday night, reports Xinhua. "With Galliani and Allegri we had a frank and cordial discussion...
  • AC Milan ultras want Massimiliano Allegri to stay as coach May 23, 2013

    AC Milan's influential ultras want Massimiliano Allegri to remain as coach amid widespread speculation that club president Silvio Berlusconi plans to fire him. The Curva Sud (South Curve) fan group issued a statement praising Allegri for his handling of a young squad last season, when Milan recovered from a poor...
  • Milan's Christian Abbiati signs 1year contract extension May 20, 2013

    Milan: Veteran AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has signed a oneyear contract extension with the Serie A club. Abbiati's contract was set to expire next month but he agreed to a new deal tying him to the club until June 2014. Abbiati says "I've signed for a year and that's the...
  • Italian football culture backward says Milan coach May 13, 2013

    AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri condemned Italian soccer culture as backward on Sunday after his team's match at home against AS Roma was interrupted by racist chanting from fans. Allegri also criticised the interruption, during which warnings were broadcast to the fans over the public address system, as an unsuccessful...
  • Palermo, Siena relegated to Serie B May 13, 2013

    Milan: Palermo were relegated from Serie A after losing 10 to Fiorentina from former player Luca Toni's goal on Sunday. The result left the Sicilian side five points behind 17thplace Genoa, which drew 00 at home to Inter Milan. With one round remaining, Torino also secured safety with a 11 draw...
  • Milan and Fiorentina clash in quest for Champions League birth May 7, 2013

    Milan: Although the title has already been secured by Juventus, there is still much to play for at both ends of the Serie A table, with AC Milan and Fiorentina fighting for the final Champions League spot. Milan is in pole position to finish third and earn a place in the...
  • AC Milan coach Allegri hopes to stay with club May 6, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri insists that he hoped to stay at the club but the final word rests with owner Silvio Berlusconi. Allegri has been the focus of speculation about his destination of next season, reports Xinhua. "I hope to remain at Milan but it depends on...
  • AC Milan deny reports of Allegri deal with Roma May 4, 2013

    Rome: AC Milan have denied local media reports that manager Massimiliano Allegri will be moving to AS Roma at the end of the season. "AC Milan categorically denies what was published today in the pages of the Corriere della Sera regarding its manager Massimiliano Allegri," the club said on their...
  • Botafogo deny Clarence Seedorf link to AC Milan job April 28, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's topflight football club Botafogo have denied that their star midfielder Clarence Seedorf could return to Italian outfit AC Milan next season as coach. The 37yearold is reportedly top on Milan president Silvio Berlusconi's list to replace underpressure Massimiliano Allegri next season, reports Xinhua. "If he is able to...