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  • Inter announce Roberto Mancini's return as coach November 14, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan reappointed former coach Roberto Mancini on Friday, hours after firing Walter Mazzarri following a poor run of results. Mancini spent four years in charge at Inter, winning two Italian Cups and three straight league titles - although one was awarded after Juventus was stripped for match-fixing. "Our goal is...
  • Inter Milan fire coach Walter Mazzarri November 14, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan fired coach Walter Mazzarri on Friday after a run of poor results left the team in ninth place in Serie A. Inter president Erick Thohir had given Mazzarri his backing on a number of occasions but finally decided to part ways with the 53-year-old coach. "Inter Milan announces that...
  • Serie A: AC Milan's winless streak stretches to four matches November 9, 2014

    Rome: AC Milan's winless streak stretched to four matches following a 2-2 draw at third-place Sampdoria in Serie A on Saturday, although the Rossoneri could at least celebrate promising young forward Stephan El Shaarawy breaking his scoring drought. El Shaarawy put Milan ahead in the 10th minute with his first goal...
  • AC Milan lose 2-0 at home to Palermo in Serie A November 3, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan lost 2-0 at home to Palermo and failed to move back level with third-place Sampdoria, who beat Fiorentina 3-1 earlier on Sunday in Serie A. Cristian Zapata scored an own goal and was at fault for Paulo Dybala's second as two goals in as many minutes consigned...
  • Massimo Moratti ends Inter Milan link after 19 years October 24, 2014

    Milan: Former Inter Milan owner Massimo Moratti has resigned as honorary president, ending his 19-year association with the club. The 69-year-old quit almost exactly one year after selling a 70 per cent stake in the club to a consortium led by Indonesian business tycoon Erick Thohir, who replaced Moratti as club...
  • Serie A: Inter Milan fight back to draw 2-2 against Napoli October 20, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan came back twice to rescue a 2-2 draw at home to Napoli in Serie A on Sunday, while AC Milan climbed into fourth after securing a 3-1 victory at Hellas Verona thanks to a brace from Keisuke Honda. The match at San Siro sparked into life late on...
  • Spectacular Rafael Marques own goal sets up AC Milan win October 19, 2014

    A spectacular own goal by Brazilian defender Rafael Marques, followed by a Keisuke Honda brace gave AC Milan a 3-1 win at Verona in Serie A on Sunday. Marques, facing his own goal, was under no pressure when he tried to hoof away Ignazio Abete's cross but completely miskicked and instead...
  • Honda leads AC Milan to 2-0 win over Chievo in Serie A October 5, 2014

    Keisuke Honda scored his fourth goal in six matches as AC Milan ended a three-game winless streak in Serie A with a 2-0 victory over visiting Chievo Verona on Saturday. Sulley Muntari celebrated his 250th match in Serie A by giving Milan the lead in the 55th minute with a looping...
  • Cagliari stun Inter Milan 4-1 in Serie A September 28, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan suffered a humiliating first defeat of the season as it was routed 4-1 by last-placed Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday, while Napoli won to ease the pressure on coach Rafa Benitez. Cagliari had lost their last three matches but gained an advantage when Inter captain Yuto Nagatomo...
  • Explosive Inter Milan trio keep fireworks on the pitch September 26, 2014

    Inter Milan seemed to be playing with fire when they signed Pablo Osvaldo, Mauro Icardi and Gary Medel, three potentially explosive players each with a well-documented history of controversy, before the start of the season. Chile's Medel, nicknamed the Pitbull and raised in one of Santiago's toughest neighbourhoods, had received 13...
  • Inter, AC Milan meet to discuss San Siro future September 25, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan and AC Milan described their first meeting about the future of the San Siro they share as "very positive." Inter president Erick Thohir had a business lunch with AC Milan vice president Barbara Berlusconi on Thursday. A joint statement by the clubs said the meeting was spent "mainly...
  • Pakistan: PIA airhostess arrested in Italy for carrying drugs September 25, 2014

    Lahore: In yet another scandal involving PIA staff, an airhostess with the state-run airlines has been arrested in Italy after illegal drugs were recovered from her luggage at the Milan airport. The Pakistan International Airlines's flight-733 Lahore-Milan-Paris left for its destination from the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Tuesday. On...
  • Fernando Torres sparks comeback as AC Milan draw with Empoli September 24, 2014

    Fernando Torres scored in his first start for AC Milan as his side came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at promoted Empoli in Serie A on Tuesday. After early goals from Lorenzo Tonelli and Manuel Pucciarelli, Torres found the target with a header in the 43rd and Japan...
  • Palermo hold Inter Milan to 11 draw in Serie A September 22, 2014

    Rome: Mateo Kovacic bailed Nemanja Vidic out of jail as Inter came from behind to draw 11 at Palermo on Sunday. A defensive error from Nemanja Vidic gifted Paulo Dybala a goal for Palermo just three minutes in and Mateo Kovacic equalised for Inter in the 42nd from the edge of...
  • Serie A: Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to 10 win at AC Milan September 21, 2014

    Milan: Carlos Tevez's fourth goal in three matches helped Juventus win 10 at AC Milan on Saturday in the first highprofile matchup of the Serie A. In the 71st minute at the San Siro, Paul Pogba set up Tevez with only the goalkeeper to beat, and he expertly chipped it...
  • 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...
  • Sevilla sparkle as Europa League returns with goal glut September 19, 2014

    Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's champions and threetimes winners began this year's group stage with a 20 home victory over Feyenoord on Thursday. Onloan midfielder Gerard Deulofeu's setpieces proved too hot to handle for Feyenoord as two of his firsthalf free kicks were...
  • AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez out for at least 2 weeks September 15, 2014

    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 54 win at Parma. Milan say Lopez has a right thigh injury and will be...
  • Mauro Icardi scores hattrick as Inter Milan thrash Sassuolo 70 September 14, 2014

    Milan: Mauro Icardi scored his first ever hattrick as Inter Milan thrashed 10man Sassuolo 70 on Sunday for their first victory of the fledgling Serie A season, while AC Milan won 54 at Parma in a highly entertaining match, which saw both teams reduced to 10 men. New signing Paolo Osvaldo...
  • Juventus fighting injuries ahead of Udinese battle in Serie A September 12, 2014

    Rome: This weekend in Serie A, threetime 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...
  • Abhishek, Amitabh Bachchan to work together in Milan Luthria's next? September 8, 2014

    Director Milan Luthria is reportedly keen to rope in both actors Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek for his next, which is a contemporary drama. "Milan is very keen on casting Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan for his next film. If things go well, he will start shooting from next year,"...
  • Ronaldinho signs for Mexico's Queretaro September 6, 2014

    Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, twice the World Player of the Year, has signed a two year deal with Queretaro, the Mexican first division club said on Friday. The 34yearold, who has also played for Paris St Germain and AC Milan, became a free agent in July after cancelling his...
  • Serie A: AC Milan beat Lazio 31 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 31 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 twoyear loan deal. The 30yearold 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 twoyear loan move to AC Milan, the club's new coach said on Saturday. The 30yearold Chelsea striker has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms at the San Siro but...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can reignite 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 twoyear 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 twoyear 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...
  • Balotelli in line for Liverpool debut at Spurs August 29, 2014

    Liverpool: Mario Balotelli is in line to make his Liverpool debut against Tottenham on Sunday after impressing manager Brendan Rodgers in the Italy striker's first practice sessions with his new club. Rodgers says Balotelli "has settled in very well and has looked fantastic in training. . He is engrossing himself into...
  • Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A August 28, 2014

    Rome: The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences. Threetime defending champion Juventus kick things off at Chievo Verona on Saturday, followed by an enticing matchup of runnerup Roma hosting Fiorentina, who are coming off a fourthplace finish. The...