Serie A

  • Serie A: Massimiliano Allegri returns to AC Milan as Juventus coach 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    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...
  • Roma defender David Astori out with knee injury 16 hours 25 minutes ago

    Rome: Roma defender David Astori has sprained his right knee and will likely be out of action for about three weeks. Astori injured his knee in Wednesday's 5-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Roma say the Italy defender, who has also injured his medial collateral ligament, has already started...
  • Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city on Wednesday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Wednesday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League. The ISL will be held in...
  • AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez out for at least 2 weeks 3 days ago

    Milan: AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez will be sidelined for at least two weeks with a thigh injury. Lopez sustained the injury while attempting to reach Mattia De Sciglio's goalbound backpass during the closing stages of Sunday's 5-4 win at Parma. Milan say Lopez has a right thigh injury and will be...
  • Mauro Icardi scores hat-trick as Inter Milan thrash Sassuolo 7-0 4 days ago

    Milan: Mauro Icardi scored his first ever hat-trick as Inter Milan thrashed 10-man Sassuolo 7-0 on Sunday for their first victory of the fledgling Serie A season, while AC Milan won 5-4 at Parma in a highly entertaining match, which saw both teams reduced to 10 men. New signing Paolo Osvaldo...
  • Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 on Allegri's home debut 5 days ago

    Milan: Juventus showed little has changed since Massimiliano Allegri took charge as they eased to a 2-0 win against Udinese on Saturday in the former AC Milan coach's home debut. Carlos Tevez scored in the eighth minute and Claudio Marchisio secured the points in the 75th to make it two Serie...
  • Juventus fighting injuries ahead of Udinese battle in Serie A 6 days ago

    Rome: This weekend in Serie A, three-time defending Serie A champions Juventus have injury problems for their match against Udinese, Roma warm up for their return to the Champions League at promoted Empoli and AC Milan visit Parma. However, it's Simone Zaza who is the talk of Italy after leading the...
  • Too much money being spent on football transfers, says Ferguson September 7, 2014

    Money is the name of the game but the huge sums spent on football transfers are jaw-dropping, coaching icon Sir Alex Ferguson said on Thursday. Speaking two days after a wide-ranging study showed that transfer fee inflation in Europe's top leagues has hit 16 percent, and that his old club Manchester...
  • As it happened: Football transfer deadline day September 1, 2014

    Transfer deadline day takes centre stage as teams are given a final chance to add to their squads before the transfer window closes until January. ...
  • Serie A: AC Milan beat Lazio 3-1 in Inzaghi's first game September 1, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan got off to a great start under new coach Filippo Inzaghi as they eased to a 3-1 win over Lazio in their Serie A opener on Sunday. Goals from Keisuke Honda and Sulley Muntari and a penalty from Jeremy Menez gave Milan a comfortable lead before Lazio...
  • Fernando Torres completes loan move to AC Milan from Chelsea August 31, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan have completed the signing of Fernando Torres on a loan deal from Chelsea. In a brief statement on Sunday, Milan confirmed they have signed Torres on a two-year loan deal. The 30-year-old Torres was welcomed by more than 200 fans when he arrived at Milan's Linate airport early Saturday...
  • I must get best out of Torres, says AC Milan coach Inzaghi August 31, 2014

    Filippo Inzaghi is hoping he can bring back the glory days for Fernando Torres when the Spaniard completes his two-year loan move to AC Milan, the club's new coach said on Saturday. The 30-year-old Chelsea striker has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms at the San Siro but...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can re-ignite career August 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a two-year loan deal on, subject to a medical which the Spanish striker was undergoing on Saturday. "I've talked to Torres, even though he still has to complete medical tests,"...
  • Fernando Torres heads to AC Milan on loan from Chelsea August 30, 2014

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal. The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan...
  • Andrea Pirlo out a month with bruised hip August 28, 2014

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo will miss the first month of the Serie A season because of a bruised right hip. Pirlo was injured in a preseason match and Juventus says a medical exam revealed a pulled tendon that requires 30 days to heal. Three-time defending champion Juventus opens the Italian league...
  • Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A August 29, 2014

    Rome: The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences. Three-time defending champion Juventus kick things off at Chievo Verona on Saturday, followed by an enticing matchup of runner-up Roma hosting Fiorentina, who are coming off a fourth-place finish. The...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres August 28, 2014

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's £16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Roma firm up their worrisome defence with Kostas Manolas August 27, 2014

    Greece international Kostas Manolas has joined Roma on a €13 million ($17 million) transfer from Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks to strengthen his worrisome defence before Serie A starts this weekend. Roma said on Tuesday they had signed the center back to a five-year contract. Manolas is an immediate replacement for...
  • 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 two-year...
  • Liverpool sign AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli August 25, 2014

    England: Italy striker Mario Balotelli has joined Liverpool from AC Milan on a "long-term" deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 24-year-old is the big signing Liverpool fans have craved since selling last season's top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona in July but Balotelli's famous on and off field...
  • Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli August 21, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million. Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan over the permanent signing...
  • Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea August 19, 2014

    Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin has joined Italian team Fiorentina on a season-long loan. The Germany international spent last season on loan at Sevilla, which he helped win the Europa League. Marin has found first-team opportunities hard to come by at Stamford Bridge since his move from Werder Bremen in 2012. ...
  • More knee problems for Italy forward Giuseppe Rossi August 19, 2014

    Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi is having more problems with his right knee, which has been operated on three times. Rossi has been out of action since injuring his thigh during last Thursday's training session. Tests on Monday ruled out a muscle injury but revealed "indications of overload on the right knee." Fiorentina add...
  • Defender Vasilis Torosidis signs new 3-year deal at Roma August 13, 2014

    Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis has signed a new three-year deal with the Serie A club, keeping him at the Stadio Olimpico until 2017. The 29-year-old Torosidis said Wednesday that "I'm staying at Roma because it's a big club with big targets and I want to win something with this team." Torosidis, who...
  • Gary Medel completes move to Inter Milan from Cardiff August 12, 2014

    Milan: Chile midfielder Gary Medel has started training with his new teammates after completing his transfer to Inter Milan from Cardiff. Medel says "I'm really happy to have joined a great club where there are lots of great players. Hopefully my teammates and I will be successful this season." Often called "the...
  • 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 pre-season at Juventus after...
  • Southampton and Inter swap Osvaldo and Taider August 7, 2014

    Southampton: Southampton said they have signed Algeria midfielder Saphir Taider on a season-long loan from Inter Milan, with striker Pablo Osvaldo moving to the Milan club on the same terms. Both clubs have the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the 2014-15 season. Taider, 22, played twice for...
  • Robinho on verge of returning to Santos August 6, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Former Brazil football star Robinho is close to returning to his former club Santos on a year-long loan from Italian giants AC Milan. The Brazilian outfit has reportedly offered the 30-year-old a monthly salary of $220,000 plus bonuses for marketing and image rights, reports Xinhua. "There has been considerable...
  • Carlo Ancelotti unfazed after Real Madrid suffer second setback July 30, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti tried to put up a brave face after a 0-1 defeat to Italian side AS Roma that saw his side eliminated from the Guinness International Champions Cup in the US. A Francesco Totti goal gave Roma a narrow win against the Champions League winners Tuesday...