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  • 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...
  • Fishermen murder: SC allows one Italian marine to travel to his country for 4 months September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted permission to one of the Italian marines facing murder trial in India, to travel back to Italy. The marine has been allowed to travel to Italy for four months on health grounds. Massimiliano Latorre, one of two Italian marines being held over...
  • Italian Marines case: Plea filed in SC for medical examination of Latorre September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A victim, who was injured in firing by two Italian Marines today approached Supreme Court pleading it not to allow one of the accused Massimiliano Latorre, who claimed to have suffered brain stroke recently, to leave the country without verifying his medical condition. The victim, Freddy, who is also...
  • India will not block sick Italian marine's treatment: Sushma Swaraj September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian government will not prevent an ailing Italian marine facing murder charges from returning home for medical treatment, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday. Massimiliano Lattore is one of two Italian marines being held over the 2012 shooting of two fishermen mistakenly believed to be pirates,...
  • Italy hopes for SC reprieve for sick marine September 7, 2014

    Rome: Italy's foreign minister has appealed to India's Supreme Court to permit one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to return home for health reasons. The marine, 47yearold Massimiliano Latorre, "was treated excellently in India, but it is clear that he needs rest, peace,...
  • Italian marine charged with Kerala fishmen's murder hospitalised September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the two Italian marines detained in India on murder charges has been hospitalised in New Delhi, according to Italian defence ministry. Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti will be flying to check on the condition of Massimiliano Latorre and to show support for his family members, who are...
  • 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...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27 August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. The matter came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh who asked the investigating officer of the case...
  • 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...
  • Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with antipiracy law February 9, 2014

    Rome harshly criticised an Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fisherman under an antipiracy and antiterrorism act, in a case that has strained relations between the two countries. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, part of a military security team protecting a cargo ship off the coast...
  • Kerala fishermen killing case: MHA drops clause on death penalty February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Friday revised the sanction given to prosecute the two Italian marines in Kerala fishermen killing case. The clause on death penalty is being dropped in the case. Revising its earlier decision, the Home Ministry gave sanction to National Investigation Agency (NIA) to prosecute the Italian...
  • 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...
  • Italian President hits out at India over delay in marines trial December 23, 2013

    Rome: Italian President Giorgio Napolitano hit out at India over delayed trial in the Kerala fishermen killing case. He said the trial has run into new difficulties and could be delayed because of the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "Sometimes it seems that we are the only nation where elections...
  • 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...
  • Italian marines case: Witnesses questioned by NIA through video links November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA has questioned four Italian marines, who were witness to the killing of two fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, through video conferencing as they appeared in the Indian Embassy in Rome. The National Investigation Agency investigators had on Monday questioned through video conferencing the four witnesses, who...
  • Italy working for early return of two marines facing trial in India, assures Napolitano November 5, 2013

    Italy is working ceaselessly for the early return of two Italian marines facing trial in India for murdering two fishermen, President Giorgio Napolitano said on Monday. "We do not cease to work tenaciously to bring them home," Napolitano said after his speech on National Unity and Armed Forces Day. The case triggered...
  • 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...