WALTER MAZZARRI

  • Inter coach Mazzarri signs oneyear contract extension July 2, 2014

    Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has signed a oneyear contract extension that will keep him at the Serie A club until 2016, president Erick Thohir announced on Wednesday. "We're very happy to have extended our coach's contract. With this extension we have made it clear that Mazzarri is a cornerstone of...
  • Inter Milan to retire Zanetti's No. 4 shirt June 30, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan will retire the No. 4 jersey as a tribute to legendary former captain Javier Zanetti, who quit football at the end of last season. Zanetti spent 19 seasons at Inter, helping it to five Serie A titles, four Italian Cups and a Champions League trophy. Inter President Erick Thohir...
  • I'm staying at Inter Milan, says coach Walter Mazzarri May 21, 2014

    Inter Milan's underfire coach Walter Mazzarri has committed his future to the Serie A club following president Erick Thohir's vote of confidence earlier this month. "I'm definitely staying because I have a contract," Mazzarri told a news conference on Wednesday. "I've already spoken about my contract with (technical director Piero) Ausilio,...
  • Inter Milan coach Mazzarri gets vote of confidence from Thohir May 10, 2014

    Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has assured underfire coach Walter Mazzarri that he will be at the club next season as the team prepares to host Lazio on Saturday with both sides eyeing Europa League qualification. "Mazzarri is staying, he still has a contract and I want to respect that," Indonesian...
  • Walter Mazzarri to stay at Inter Milan next season: Erik Thohir April 23, 2014

    Milan: Inter president Erik Thohir has insisted that Walter Mazzarri will stay put at the Nerazzurri next season in order to build the team. Mazzarri's life at Inter this season has been hard as his side faltered at times, but Thohir is sure of his coaching credentials, reported Xinhua. Thohir suggested that...
  • Inter beat Parma to strengthen grip on Europa League spot April 20, 2014

    Inter Milan moved a step closer to qualifying for next season's Europa League with a 2-0 Serie A win over 10-man Parma on Saturday while local rivals AC Milan boosted their chances of European football with their fifth straight victory. Walter Mazzarri's Inter, who secured victory with second-half goals from Rolando...
  • 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...
  • Inter held by Bologna, Toni wins Verona derby April 6, 2014

    Rome: Inter Milan twice threw away the lead given to them by Mauro Icardi's superb goals and then missed the first penalty they have been awarded this season in an incident-packed 2-2 draw with Bologna in Serie A on Saturday. The result piled the pressure on Walter Mazzarri whose side were...
  • 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...
  • Inter Milan edge Fiorentina 21 in Serie A February 16, 2014

    Florence: Inter Milan won 21 at Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep alive its faint hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. Inter moved five points behind fourthplace Fiorentina and eight points behind thirdplace Napoli, which visits relegationthreatened Sassuolo on Sunday. "We were very good tonight, even if we...
  • Inter Milan ready to face Juventus, says Walter Mazzarri February 2, 2014

    Milan: Inter head coach Walter Mazzarri said that his side are prepared to face Juventus at the upcoming Derby d'Italia, Xinhua reported. Inter had been working in very way to brace for the crucial game which is to kick Sunday, said Mazzarri Saturday. "Juventus can vary their approach from game to game,...
  • Walter Mazzarri rues referee's decisions in Inter Milan's loss January 7, 2014

    Rome: Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri has suggested that the referee's decisions proved crucial in his side's 01 loss to Lazio at Stadio Olimpico. Miroslav Klose scored a late goal to give the home side all three points in a game Monday which, according to Mazzarri, was decided by referee's...
  • Inter Milan owner, coach praise each other November 20, 2013

    Milan: Erick Thohir has praised Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri as being similar to Jose Mourinho while the former Napoli boss was impressed by the new Inter club president. Thohir, a selfclaimed longtime Inter fan, rated Mourinho high, reports Xinhua. "I think Mourinho is one of the best coaches who has...
  • Inter to lure Bologna midfielder Saphir Taidar July 31, 2013

    After pondering over the search for a midfielder, Inter Milan have finally decided on signing Saphir Taider from Bologna. According to a report in Il Corriere dello Sport, The Nerazzurri are up with an offer that would interest the 21yearold Algerian. However, Bologna manager Giuseppe Meazza is not too keen on selling...
  • Juventus, Napoli favourites for Serie A title: Walter Mazzarri July 20, 2013

    Rome: Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri is expecting a twohorse race between Juventus and his former side Napoli for next season's Scudetto. Juventus are favourites to win a historical treble but Mazzarri warned that Napoli could surprise everyone, reports Xinhua. "Besides Juventus, I think that in terms of financial muscle and...
  • Benitez joins Napoli after leaving Chelsea May 28, 2013

    Former Inter Milan, Liverpool and Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez will return to Italy to take charge of Serie A club Napoli. "Rafa Benitez is the new manager of Napoli," club president Aurelio De Laurentiis said on his Twitter feed on Monday. The Spaniard replaces Walter Mazzarri who quit after the team...
  • Mazzarri takes over Inter after Stramaccioni sacked May 25, 2013

    Rome: Inter Milan appointed former Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri as their new coach on Friday after sacking Andrea Stramaccioni following a disappointing ninthplace finish in Serie A. The 2010 Champions League winners have suffered a series of blows and gone through five coaches since their unprecedented treble under Jose Mourinho. "FC...
  • Mazzarri quits as Napoli coach after end of season May 20, 2013

    Rome: Walter Mazzarri has quit as Napoli coach following the final match of a Serie A season that ended with the team finishing runnerup. Mazzarri had been in charge of Napoli for four seasons and steered the team to the Champions League for the second time in three years. He says "at...
  • Serie A: Napoli held by Torino, Lazio thrashed November 5, 2012

    Rome: A defensive blunder by Napoli allowed a stoppagetime equaliser in a 11 draw with Torino on Sunday, hurting the southern club's title chances. Lazio also dropped back after getting beat 40 by Catania, while Fiorentina were the day's big winner after beating Cagliari 41 to jump ahead of Lazio...
  • Napoli coach banned from Chelsea matches February 17, 2012

    Nyon: Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has lost his appeal to UEFA challenging a twomatch touchline ban, and is barred from the Champions League roundof16 matches against Chelsea. UEFA increased Mazzarri's punishment for "improper conduct," after he pushed Villarreal forward Nilmar to protest timewasting tactics during a group match in December. UEFA says...