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Juventus kick-off season with win


August 26th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 26 (IANS) Defending champions Juventus got off to a promising start in the new season of Serie A as they beat Parma at home 2-0 Saturday.Though Arturo Vidal ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy ready for German pressure, says coach Prandelli


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Keeping hold of the ball will negate Germany's main tactic of pinning Italy back inside their half, Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said ahead of their ... Read more...

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Pirlo penalty reminds me of Totti, says De Rossi


June 25th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andrea Pirlo's chipped penalty against England was reminiscent of a Francesco Totti's strike that helped Italy reach the Euro 2000 final, Pirlo's teammate Daniele ... Read more...

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Italy to meet Germany in semis after beating England (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 25 (IANS) Having beaten England through penalties in the quarter finals of the Euro 2012 here Monday, Italy is all set to meet Germany in the semifinal.Alessandro Diamanti ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy


June 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With four ... Read more...

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Fabregas grabs 1-1 draw for Spain against Italy


June 11th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals in three minutes saw Spain and Italy share the points in their Euro 2012 opener here Sunday.Antonio Di Natale broke the ... Read more...

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Juve, Milan win to keep title race open


April 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) Marco Borriello came off the bench to strike nine minutes from time and handed Italian Serie A leaders Juventus a 1-0 victory at Cesena. AC ... Read more...

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Juventus will write history, feels Conte


April 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) Juventus head coach Antonio Conte believed that his side could create history after they beat Cesena 1-0 to move closer to the Serie A football title.Juventus ... Read more...

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Juventus ahead in Italian league title race


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS) Juventus took a three-point lead over AC Milan in the Italian Serie A title race after they beat 10-man Roma 4-0 at home.Arturo Vidal scored ... Read more...

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Juventus rout Fiorentina 5-0, close in on Milan


March 18th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Juventus moved to within four points of Italian Serie A leaders AC Milan with a comprehensive 5-0 win over 10-man Fiorentina.The visitors went ahead in ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Catania to top Serie A


February 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 19 (IANS) Juventus leapfrogged AC Milan to top the Italian Serie A football standings after they beat 10-man Catania 3-1 at home Saturday.Pablo Barrientos put Catania ahead ... Read more...

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Juventus demand equal treatment on the pitch


February 17th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS) Juventus Football Club had demanded equal treatment on the pitch, claiming the referees have failed to award penalties in their favour in the current Italian ... Read more...

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Pirlo aims big for Juventus


December 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 12 (IANS) Andrea Pirlo of Juventus has urged his teammates to treat Monday's trip to Roma as "an important stepping stone towards something very prestigious".The Bianconeri are the ... Read more...

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AC Milan still winless in Serie A


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Reigning Italian Serie A champions AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Udinese Wednesday.Stephan El Shaarawy scored his first Milan goal ... Read more...

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New Zealand hold champs Italy to 1-1 draw (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) Minnows New Zealand held Italy to a 1-1 draw Sunday in yet another football World Cup upset that has seriously dented the reigning champion's chances of ... Read more...

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All Whites happy with spoiler role against Italy


June 19th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 19 (DPA) When the draw for the World Cup football finals was made, the probable scenario ahead of Sunday's Group F match between Italy and New Zealand was ... Read more...

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Reigning champs Italy held to a draw by Paraguay


June 15th, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 15 (DPA) Reigning champions Italy took advantage of a goalkeeping blunder to come back for a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in Monday's opening Group F match in Cape ... Read more...

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Lippi’s list of 23 Azzurri ready for World Cup


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 2 (DPA) Italy's national team selector Marcello Lippi has presented the list of 23 footballers for the final phase of the 2010 football World Cup starting June 11 in ... Read more...

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Rooney along with Messi best in the world: Mancini


March 13th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, who was at Old Trafford on Wednesday to witness Wayne Rooney's demolition of AC Milan, says the England striker is the best ... Read more...

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Beckham arrives for new season in Milan


December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) British football champion David Beckham has arrived in this northern Italian city to begin his second season with AC Milan. The England international touched down at Milan's ... Read more...

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Milan stun Real Madrid, United and Chelsea in control


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 22 (DPA) A late goal from Alexandre Pato saw AC Milan come from behind to stun Real Madrid 3-2 in the Champions League football Wednesday while Manchester United remained ... Read more...

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Conditions right for Chelsea to try for Champions League glory: Ancelotti


September 14th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti reckons that Chelsea will have Champions League glory this season, saying that they are ready to claim the only major championship which they have ... Read more...

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Becks turns Goldenbuns after Italian team-mates touch his bums for luck!


January 28th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): The Italians are a very superstitious people, who would touch things for luck, as English footballer David Beckham found out, after his butt became the target for ... Read more...

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Beckhams AC Milan debut draws praise, cynicism from Italian media


January 12th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Ace England midfielder David Beckhams first appearance for Italian club AC Milan drew both praise and cynicism in the countrys media today.The England midfielder made a ... Read more...

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Injured Ronaldinho to miss tie against Catania


December 7th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 7 (DPA) A muscle injury has sidelined AC Milan's Brazilian star Ronaldinho against Catania in the Serie A.Ronaldinho hurt himself during the Devils' last training session Saturday, forcing coach Carlo ... Read more...

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AC Milan held by Torino in Serie A


November 24th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 24 (DPA) AC Milan lost ground in Serie A as they were held to a 2-2 draw with Torino.Brazilians Pato and Ronaldinho, who is now Milan's best scorer on six ... Read more...

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Donadoni keeping his cards close to his chest


June 22nd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 22 (DPA) Italy coach Roberto Donadoni gave few clues about his line-up for the Euro 2008 quarter-final clash against Spain in Vienna. Donadoni is without the suspended Andrea Pirlo and ... Read more...

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Donadoni keeping his cards close ahead of Spain game


June 22nd, 2008 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 22 (DPA) Italy coach Roberto Donadoni gave few clues Saturday about his line-up for the Euro 2008 quarter-final clash against Spain in Vienna. Donadoni is without the suspended Andrea Pirlo ... Read more...

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Confident Spain aims to oust world champions Italy


June 19th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Neustift (Austria), June 19 (DPA) Confident Spain is after the scalp of the world champion at Euro 2008 after beating the European champion. Wednesday's 2-1 over Greece was more for pride but ... Read more...

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Italy, the opponent Spain didn’t want in Euro


June 19th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Salzburg (Austria), June 19 (IANS) The news of the Spain's quarterfinal line-up with Italy in the Euro 2008 football tournament's is not sitting well with the Spanish team, which would have much ... Read more...

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Italy enter Euro 2008 quarter-finals after beating France (Lead)


June 18th, 2008 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Zurich, June 18 (DPA) A penalty from Andrea Pirlo and a deflected long-range shot from Daniele De Rossi helped world champions Italy book their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2008 with ... Read more...

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Italy beat France 2-0 in Euro 2008 match


June 18th, 2008 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA Zurich, June 18 (DPA) A penalty from Andrea Pirlo and a deflected long-range shot from Daniele De Rossi helped world champions Italy book their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2008 with ... Read more...

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Dutch stun world champions Italy


June 10th, 2008 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berne (Switzerland), June 10 (DPA) A stunning display of attacking football helped the Netherlands secure a deserved 3-0 win over world champions Italy in their Euro 2008 Group C opener in Berne. ... Read more...

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