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  • Juventus to visit Chievo in Serie A opening round 4 days ago

    Milan: Serie A champion Juventus will kick off their bid for a fourth straight title at Chievo Verona, while last season's runner-up Roma hosts Fiorentina on the opening day. The 2014-15 fixtures were announced on Monday and see new Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri return to San Siro to face former...
  • Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 in pre-season friendly 5 days ago

    Pittsburg: Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 on Sunday in the International Champions Cup. Jovetic opened the scoring in the 11th minute, starting a run of four straight goals for Manchester City in their Pool B opener. His right-footed shot beat goalkeeper Ian Lawlor to...
  • Real Madrid kick off pre-season with loss to Inter Milan 5 days ago

    Madrid: Real Madrid's pre-season got off on a losing note as they were worsted in a penalty shoot-out against Italian side Inter Milan in a friendly played in California. With key players for both sides still to return to action following World Cup duties this summer, both coaches on Saturday fielded...
  • Mario Balotelli courts more controversy with gun photo July 11, 2014

    Italy striker Mario Balotelli has stoked more controversy by publishing a picture of himself on Instagram pointing a gun at the camera with the message "a big kiss to all the haters". The AC Milan player quickly removed the photo but his latest gaffe will do him no favours in Italy...
  • Inter coach Mazzarri signs one-year contract extension July 2, 2014

    Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has signed a one-year 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...
  • Brazil playmaker Kaka quits AC Milan for Orlando City July 2, 2014

    Former Brazil playmaker Kaka will sign for new Major League Soccer team Orlando City after terminating his contract with AC Milan by mutual consent. "I've always said I wanted to play in the USA and now I have reached an agreement to play there," he told Milan's TV channel on Monday. Kaka...
  • Kaka rescinds contract with AC Milan June 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan midfielder Kaka has rescinded his contract with the Serie A club, leaving the former Brazil international free to sign for Orlando City Soccer Club. On Monday Milan says Kaka's contract has been "resolved by mutual consent." Kaka will fly to the United States on Monday night to sign for...
  • 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...
  • AC Milan vice president says club may sell Balotelli June 23, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan vice president Barbara Berlusconi has not ruled out selling Italy striker Mario Balotelli. On Monday, Berlusconi says "Balotelli is a great player but in my mind I don't believe that someone can be irreplaceable, we will see what happens." Balotelli, who has four years left on his contract at...
  • AC Milan sack manager Clarence Seedorf June 9, 2014

    AC Milan dismissed manager Clarence Seedorf on Monday and replaced him with another club great, Filippo Inzaghi. In a brief statement, Milan said it has handed youth-team coach Inzaghi a two-year contract until June 30, 2016. Seedorf, who was only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract, replaced the fired Massimiliano Allegri...
  • Air India starts maiden service to Italy June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India on Friday started its maiden operations to Italy with direct flights on its fleet of newly-acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner. According to the airline, its operations will include flights from Delhi to Rome and Milan on a triangular route with Dreamliner aircraft. The Delhi-Rome-Milan-Delhi flight...
  • Materazzi to select trainees for Inter's academy May 31, 2014

    Marco Materazzi was in Bangalore to visit Inter Milan's fully residential academy in Hosur near Bangalore which is scheduled to be launched in September. ...
  • Inter Milan's legend Materazzi visits Bangalore May 31, 2014

    After having hung up his boots in 2010, the Italian defender has been representing Inter on a number of their projects - be it in establishing their academies around the world, conducting workshops or wearing their Nerrazuri tie in an ambassadorial role. ...
  • AC Milan to sack Seedorf, hire Inzaghi as coach: reports May 27, 2014

    AC Milan are set to fire coach Clarence Seedorf and replace him with youth team coach Filippo Inzaghi, Italian media said on Tuesday. Seedorf is only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract and has overseen a considerable improvement in results, but rumours about the Dutchman's future have been rife for...
  • Pop musician Baba Sehgal to play villain in Telugu film 'Overdose' May 25, 2014

    Chennai: Popular singer Baba Sehgal, who recently made his acting debut in the Telugu period drama 'Rudhramadevi', is all set to play the antagonist in the upcoming thriller "Overdose" in the same language. "I felt Baba would be perfect for the menacing role. We have already started shooting with him and...
  • Goalkeeper Michael Agazzi signs for AC Milan after leaving Cagliari May 22, 2014

    AC Milan have signed former Cagliari goalkeeper Michael Agazzi on a free transfer, the Italian club said on Thursday. "AC Milan wishes to communicate the signing of Michael Agazzi on a contract which runs to 30 June 2017," Milan said in a statement. Agazzi, 29, had long been tipped to join Milan...
  • Italian football chief slams racist abuse of Mario Balotelli May 21, 2014

    Racist abuse directed at Mario Balotelli by a young fan outside Italy's training camp was "unacceptable", Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Giancarlo Abete said on Wednesday. The AC Milan striker was subjected to the abuse outside Italy's Coverciano training camp as the squad were put through their paces with manager Cesare...
  • I'm staying at Inter Milan, says coach Walter Mazzarri May 21, 2014

    Inter Milan's under-fire 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,...
  • Mario Balotelli's house burgled, Porsche stolen May 18, 2014

    Milan: Thieves have stolen Mario Balotelli's Porsche as well as gold and watches after breaking into the Italy and AC Milan forward's house. Balotelli was out at dinner with his brother Enoch and came home to discover he had been burgled. The car was later found abandoned. Balotelli wrote Saturday on Twitter: "I...
  • Thiago Silva hopes to return to AC Milan May 17, 2014

    Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva says he wants to follow compatriot Kaka and return to AC Milan later on in his career. "I hope to follow Kaka's footsteps by one day coming back to Milan," he said in an interview with Sky Sport Italia. The Brazil international spent four years at...
  • Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan coach: Silvio Berlusconi May 16, 2014

    Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan manager next season despite reports that the Dutchman will be replaced in the summer, club president Silvio Berlusconi has said. Milan are currently languishing at eighth place and head into the final weekend of the Serie A season looking to grab a place...
  • Remembering Sudhir: The veteran actor who portrayed negative and comic roles with utmost ease May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Bushy mustache, flashy clothes, wavy hair and long sideburns. Yesteryear actor Sudhir was the very essence of the typical Bollywood villain in the '70s and '80s.But the popular actor, who had chosen to remain away from the limelight in the later years of his life, passed away after...
  • Atalanta fined 40,000 euros over banana incident May 13, 2014

    Serie A club Atalanta were fined 40,000 euros ($55,000) on Monday after a banana was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-1 win at home to AC Milan. Serie A's disciplinary tribunal also ordered that their Curva Nord stand be closed for one game but suspended the sanction for one year....
  • Atalanta fans hurl bananas at AC Milan players during a Serie A match May 12, 2014

    Milan: Atalanta fans hurled bananas at AC Milan's Guinean defender Kevin Constant on Sunday in the latest racist storm to hit European football. Two bananas were thrown at Constant and near Nigel de Jong near the end of Milan's 2-1 defeat at Atalanta. The insult came two weeks after a banana...
  • Last-gasp Brienza strike dents AC Milan's European hopes May 11, 2014

    Milan: Franco Brienza scored a stunning stoppage-time goal to help Atalanta beat AC Milan 2-1 on Sunday in a Serie A match which was again blighted by racism. The 35-year-old Brienza curled a 30-meter effort into the top left corner in the sixth minute of added time. Milan broke the deadlock early...
  • Inter Milan beat Lazio 4-1 in Javier Zanetti's final home match May 11, 2014

    Milan: Javier Zanetti's last home match at the San Siro was celebrated with a win as Inter Milan beat Lazio 4-1 to all but guarantee a Europa League berth from the Serie A on Saturday. Zanetti will retire after 19 seasons at Inter, and the stadium was sold out as...
  • Inter Milan coach Mazzarri gets vote of confidence from Thohir May 10, 2014

    Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has assured under-fire 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...
  • Inter Milan's skipper Javier Zanetti confirms retirement May 7, 2014

    Rome: Inter captain Javier Zanetti has confirmed that he will retire from football following 19 seasons with the Milan club. The Argentine joined Inter in 1995 as Massimo Moratti's first signing after taking over the club. After a long-time in service, he found that he could not carry on, reported Xinhua. "After...
  • Juventus poised to claim third straight Serie A title May 2, 2014

    Rome: Juventus are ready to finally celebrate a third successive Serie A crown that has been practically in the bag for months when they host Atalanta on Monday (1900). Despite spirited opposition from AS Roma, Juve will be crowned champions for the 30th time if they beat Stefano Colantuono's Europa League-chasing...
  • Serie A: Napoli held to entertaining 0-0 draw at Inter April 27, 2014

    Napoli failed to mathematically secure third spot in Serie A as they were held to an entertaining 0-0 draw at Inter Milan on Saturday. Ealier, Fiorentina crushed relegation-threatened Bologna 3-0 to keep alive their faint hopes of snatching the final Champions League berth from Napoli. Fiorentina moved to eight points behind...