MASSIMILIANO ALLEGRI

  • Juventus move a step closer to rejoining Europe's elite 20 hours 38 minutes ago

    Juventus's win over Real Madrid has strengthened their conviction that they are good enough to rejoin European football's elite after years of watching the Champions League final stages from the sidelines. Once regarded as one of the continent's biggest and most powerful clubs, the twice European champions have had to fight...
  • Massimiliano Allegri exceeds expectations at Juventus April 23, 2015

    When Massimiliano Allegri arrived in Turin last July, Juventus ownership had set two goals for him -- win a fourth straight "Scudetto" and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. The former AC Milan manager is set to do much better as Juve hold a 15-point lead in Serie A with seven games...
  • Juventus against Monaco could be boring, warns Massimiliano Allegri April 14, 2015

    Turin: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is expecting a "boring" match against AS Monaco in the Champions League on Tuesday, believing that both sides will adopt a cautious approach. "Our target is to get through this round and reach the semi-finals, and if we qualify 1-0 or 1-1 (on aggregate), that's all...
  • Juventus midfielder Pogba out for at least two months: reports March 20, 2015

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for at least eight weeks because of a hamstring injury, Sky Sports Italia reported on Thursday. The French international went off in the 26th minute of Wednesday's 3-0 Champions League last-16 second leg victory over Borussia Dortmund, a win that took Juve through 5-1...
  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook March 3, 2015

    Rome: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday. Juventus were poised to open up a 12-point lead over their opponents at the top of Serie A...
  • AC Milan's coach Inzaghi gets that sinking feeling January 19, 2015

    With a certain air of inevitability, AC Milan have slumped into a mid-season crisis and coach Filippo Inzaghi is falling into the same trap as predecessors Massimiliano Allegri and Clarence Seedorf. Allegri and Seedorf were sacked last season, both victims of a combination of unrealistically high expectations at the seven-times European...
  • Juventus coach confirms Wesley Sneijder interest January 5, 2015

    Milan: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that the Serie A leaders are interesting in signing Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder from Galatasaray. "It's not easy to reinforce Juve, but we have some very clear ideas and it's no secret that we are looking for an attacking midfielder and a defender," Allegri...
  • Napoli beat Juventus on penalties to win Super Cup December 23, 2014

    Doha, Qatar: Napoli beat Juventus 6-5 on penalties to win the Italian Super Cup on Monday and deny Massimiliano Allegri a first trophy in charge of the Bianconeri. Rafael saved Simone Padoin's final penalty after Kalidou Koulibaly had converted to win the match for Napoli despite Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saving...
  • Massimiliano Allegri eyes first title in charge of Juventus December 21, 2014

    Doha: vMassimiliano Allegri has a shot at his first title with Juventus when it faces Napoli in Monday's rearranged Italian Supercup. Allegri, who was fired from AC Milan in January, replaced Antonio Conte in the summer and has enjoyed a positive start at Juventus, which heads into the winter break three...
  • Serie A: AS Roma seek to reverse poor run against Cesena October 29, 2014

    Rome: Juventus has restored a three-point lead atop Serie A. Second-place Roma is struggling to bounce back from its humiliating 7-1 defeat to Bayern Munich. And AC Milan is starting to look like a legitimate contender for third place and the final Champions League berth. That's the situation in the Italian...
  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 October 19, 2014

    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,...