italian football

AC Milan to sign Dutchman De Jong


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan have confirmed that they will sign Nigel De Jong provided he passes the medical examination Friday.Milan's talks with Manchester City ... Read more...

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Milan want Kaka back on loan


August 27th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan's vice president Adriano Galliani told Real Madrid that they only want to take back Kaka on loan and not on ... Read more...

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AC Milan confirm Cassano-Pazzini swap


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan confirmed that the swap deal involving Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini has been completed.The AC Milan website read Wednesday: "AC ... Read more...

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AC Milan’s Pato injured


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) AC Milan's striker Alexandre Pato suffered an injury during a training session, the Italian football club said.The 22-year-old Brazilian will now require a scan to ... Read more...

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Kaka’s father in talks with AC Milan


June 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 25 (IANS) The father of Real Madrid playmaker Kaka is reportedly negotiating with Italian football club AC Milan for his son's return to the San ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Police raid casts shadow on Italian team’s fate


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 3 (IANS) Days away from the Euro 2012 opener, a police raid on Italy's pre-tournament training camp has cast a shadow on the team's fate.Well-known defender Domenico ... Read more...

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Italy captain Buffon probed for illegal gambling


June 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 1 (IANS) Italy football captain and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was interrogated by Turin tax police for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling.Buffon was grilled Thursday but the ... Read more...

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Lazio captain Mauri arrested for match-fixing


May 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 28 (IANS) Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri was arrested Monday amid a widening investigation into match-fixing scandals in Italian football.According to the Italian football association, Mauri was among the ... Read more...

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Livorno footballer dies of heart attack


April 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 15 (IANS) All Italian football matches scheduled for the weekend were suspended after Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini died of a heart attack during a Serie B match.A crowd ... Read more...

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Ibrahimovic to miss Juventus clash after three-match ban


February 7th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 7 (IANS) Italian football giants AC Milan will see their striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sidelined in the clash against league leaders Juventus Feb 25 as the Swedish international ... Read more...

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English football not well: Ancelloti


December 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Chelsea and AC Milan manager said that English football "is not very well" and feels that Chelsea and Arsenal will struggle to beat the ... Read more...

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Cristiano Doni arrested in connection with the match fixing probe


December 19th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Italian football star Cristiano Doni has been arrested by the police. The arrest is in connection with match fixing probe that is currently ongoing in the ... Read more...

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Now, Berlusconi filmed telling lewd joke about ‘doing secretary on the table’


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Controversial Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been filmed making a lewd joke about his secretary.Berlusconi, who is facing a charge of paying a 17-year-old for sex, ... Read more...

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Italy’s World Cup-winning coach dies


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) Enzo Bearzot, the coach who led Italy to victory in the 1982 World Cup football tournament, has died. He was 83.Bearzot, who passed away here Tuesday, had been ... Read more...

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Italian football still afloat despite lingering crisis


August 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (DPA) The curious thing about Italian football is that it still works. In the age of all-important marketing, working means selling, and "il calcio" does it reasonably well despite ... Read more...

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Italian mafia clans contact jailed mobsters via TV show


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Criminals have been using a popular football show aired on an Italian television to exchange coded mobile text messages with their jailed cronies, a media report said here ... Read more...

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Would dump any Premier League club to coach Italy, says Mancini


August 20th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has revealed that the job that would persuade him to abandon the club would be the chance to manage the Italian national team."You ... Read more...

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Slovakia a new symbol of defeat for downcast Italy


June 25th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 25 (DPA) A new word is entering Italian football jargon to indicate a particularly painful and humbling defeat - Slovakia. The Central European nation, which Thursday beat Italy at the World ... Read more...

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Italy’s coach to take a break from football


June 25th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 24 (IANS/AKI) Italy's coach Marcello Lippi says he will take a break from football for several months, after the defending champions crashed out of the World Cup on Thursday with ... Read more...

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Inter Milan eyeing sacked Benitez as replacement for ‘Special One’


June 4th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Milan, June 4(ANI): Italian football giants Inter Milan have publicly praised Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez, increasing the possibilities of the sacked Spaniard taking over at the San Siro.Inter Milan President Massimo Moratti ... Read more...

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Benitez’s six-year-rule with Liverpool ends with a sack


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3(ANI): Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez's six-year reign at the Anfield is over following the club's worst Premier League season since 1999.The decision was taken after Liverpool Chairman Martin Broughton ... Read more...

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Inter Milan in shock bid for Benitez


June 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Milan, June 1(ANI): Italian football giants Inter Milan have reportedly established contacts with Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez.Inter Milan made their move at the weekend, just when everyone thought they were chasing ... Read more...

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Juventus may not pitch for Rafa if they fail in Champions League


April 15th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Italian football club Juventus may have second thoughts about roping in Liverpool coach Rafa if they fail to make the Champions League knock-out round.The Turin giants are insisting that ... Read more...

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Man City billions trying to tempt Mourinho back to Premier League


March 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Manchester City is trying to tempt Jose Mourinho back to the Premier League, and has asked the Inter Milan coach to name his transfer price.City is ... Read more...

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Capello more than happy with an Italy vs England World Cup final


February 11th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello would be more than happy to face his native Italy at the World Cup in South Africa.Italy boss Marcello Lippi had said last ... Read more...

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Juventus eyes Liverpool manager Benitez to replace Ferrara


January 26th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26(ANI): Italian football giants Juventus are eyeing Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez as the No 1 choice to succeed Ciro Ferrara, who will be sacked this week following a disappointing ... Read more...

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A C Milan says Becks is healthy


December 30th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Italian football club A C Milan has given a clean bill of health to England football star David Beckham after a second day's training.According to The Sun, ... Read more...

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Bickering and fit of nerves sour Italian football


December 9th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 9 (DPA) The insults that a group of Juventus fans late Tuesday levelled at their club's team and management topped a series of confrontations and tantrums that lately have ... Read more...

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Last chance for Juventus to stay on Inter Milan’s heels


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 3 (DPA) Juventus are in a must-win situation against leaders Inter Milan in an Italian football classic Saturday if they want to stay in the Serie A title race. Coming ... Read more...

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Nine arrests in Italy match-rigging probe


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 23 (DPA) Italian police arrested nine people including the president of Italian football club Potenza SC, Monday in a match-fixing investigation. Prosecuting authorities said the arrests were on charges of ... Read more...

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Juventus, AC Milan eye struggling Man U ace Nani


November 14th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14(ANI): Italian football giants Juventus and AC Milan are both hoping to snare Portuguese winger Nani after he revealed that he was having problems adjusting to the management style ... Read more...

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Maria Jose Lopez axed after ‘accidentally’ revealing all on TV


September 15th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Former WAG Maria Jose Lopez has been sacked by TV bosses after she 'accidentally' revealed all during a dance performance.The busty blonde suffered a wardrobe malfunction during her ... Read more...

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Chelsea to pay 45 million pounds for Pato


August 9th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): Chelsea FC coach Carlo Ancelotti will pay 45 million pounds for Brazilian star Alexandre Pato and then loan him back to A C Milan for a year!If this ... Read more...

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Becks missed his family while playing for AC Milan


June 6th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 6 (ANI): English footballer David Beckham has revealed that he missed his wife and children while he played for AC Milan.Beckham, 34, has been on loan to the Italian ... Read more...

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Guardiola dedicates Champions League crown to Maldini


May 28th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 28 (DPA) Pep Guardiola dedicated Barcelona's 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the final of the Champions League Wednesday to Italian football legend Paolo Maldini. Maldini played his last match ... Read more...

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