Massimiliano

  • Clarence Seedorf not in position to relax at Milan 27-03-2014 07:49 PM

    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 anti-piracy law 09-02-2014 11:17 AM

    Rome harshly criticised an Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fisherman under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism 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...
  • Kerala fishermen killing case: MHA drops clause on death penalty 07-02-2014 06:01 PM

    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...
  • Seedorf vows to help Milan rediscover joy 18-01-2014 09:03 PM

    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 two-and-a-half year contract at AC Milan on Thursday, replacing Massimiliano Allegri, who was fired following Sunday's disappointing 4-3 loss at...
  • Seedorf signs two-and-a-half year contract as AC Milan coach 16-01-2014 10:54 PM

    Milan: Clarence Seedorf has signed a two-and-a-half 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 37-year-old scored 62...
  • AC Milan fire coach Massimiliano Allegri 13-01-2014 04:33 PM

    Milan: AC Milan fired Massimiliano Allegri and put former assistant coach Mauro Tassotti temporarily in charge on Monday, a day after an embarrassing 4-3 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 confirms Milan departure and can't understand the fuss 05-01-2014 11:02 PM

    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...
  • Italian President hits out at India over delay in marines trial 23-12-2013 08:06 AM

    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 3-1 win at 10-man Catania 01-12-2013 07:27 PM

    Milan: Mario Balotelli helped AC Milan beat 10-man Catania 3-1 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...
  • Coach denies AC Milan players arrived late for training 26-11-2013 09:06 AM

    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...
  • Italian marines case: Witnesses questioned by NIA through video links 12-11-2013 06:31 PM

    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,...
  • Italy working for early return of two marines facing trial in India, assures Napolitano 05-11-2013 12:29 AM

    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...
  • Massimiliano Allegri under pressure again as AC Milan flounder 03-11-2013 01:59 PM

    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...
  • AC Milan losing touch with Champions League spots 01-11-2013 09:11 AM

    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...
  • AC Milan need to improve their defence: Massimiliano Allegri 19-10-2013 10:39 AM

    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,...
  • AC Milan will be better by Christmas, says Allegri 26-09-2013 04:41 PM

    Rome: AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri insisted his side would be in a better position before the Christmas after fighting back for a 3-3 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...
  • AC Milan were unlucky, says coach Allegri 23-09-2013 03:44 PM

    Milan: AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri bemoaned his side's back luck following their 1-2 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...
  • Kaka to start for AC Milan: Massimiliano Allegri 13-09-2013 08:28 PM

    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...
  • Allegri moans over Milan's shock loss to Verona 25-08-2013 05:11 PM

    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...
  • Allegri hits back at Mario Balotelli troublemaker claims 23-08-2013 10:52 PM

    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...
  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy will do everything to bring back marines' 17-08-2013 08:25 PM

    Rome: Italy will do everything to bring back by Christmas two of its marines, who have been in India for over one-and-a-half years to face trial for killing two Indian fishermen, the country's special envoy in the case has said. The trial could begin by early September and if it...
  • Allegri extends stay at Milan 03-06-2013 04:06 PM

    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...
  • AC Milan ultras want Massimiliano Allegri to stay as coach 23-05-2013 05:12 PM

    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 1-year contract extension 20-05-2013 08:19 PM

    Milan: Veteran AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has signed a one-year 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...
  • Italian marines case: Probe likely to be delayed 13-05-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: The NIA probe into the killing of two Kerala fishermen is likely to be delayed as several key documents are being translated from Malayalam and Italian to English and the agency needs to question all foreign witnesses present on the Italian ship who left India long ago. Several...
  • Italian football culture backward says Milan coach 13-05-2013 01:12 PM

    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 13-05-2013 08:21 AM

    Milan: Palermo were relegated from Serie A after losing 1-0 to Fiorentina from former player Luca Toni's goal on Sunday. The result left the Sicilian side five points behind 17th-place Genoa, which drew 0-0 at home to Inter Milan. With one round remaining, Torino also secured safety with a 1-1...
  • Milan and Fiorentina clash in quest for Champions League birth 07-05-2013 12:10 PM

    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...
  • AC Milan coach Allegri hopes to stay with club 06-05-2013 11:51 AM

    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 04-05-2013 04:58 PM

    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...