Football in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23255/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Milan walkout re-ignites racism row in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> test </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Milan will walk out of all matches if subjected to racism- Berlusconi</p> <p>* Authorities accused of not doing enough</p> <p>* Racism widespread in stadiums</p> <p>* Town brings civil suit against offending fans (Adds Berlusconi statement)</p> <p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football F.C. Internazionale Milano Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng Mario Balotelli Person Career Person Communication Quotation Racism in association football Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Zimbabwe Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:34:00 +0000 5731133 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Cagliari trio sent off in controversial defeat at Lazio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/soccer-cagliari-trio-sent-controversial-defeat-at-lazio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/italy">ROME</a>, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lazio moved within five points of Serie A leaders Juventus after coming from behind to win 2-1 on Saturday in a stormy match during which Cagliari coach Ivo Pulga and two of his players were sent off.</p> <p>Second-placed Lazio have now gone eight league games unbeaten and have 39 points, four clear of Fiorentina in third. Cagliari remain a point above the relegation zone in 17th position.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/soccer-cagliari-trio-sent-controversial-defeat-at-lazio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federico Marchetti Football in Italy Michael Agazzi Miroslav Klose Person Career Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 22:45:50 +0000 5731266 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Italian Cup quarterfinal summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-soccer-italian-cup-quarterfinal-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Italian Cup Quarterfinal first leg matches on Wednesday Wednesday, January 9 Juventus 2 Sebastian Giovinco 12, Mirko Vucinic 95 AC Milan 1 Stephan El Shaarawy 6 Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 40,008 - - - Tuesday, January 8 Lazio 3 Stefan Radu 30, Hernanes 61,90+1 Catania 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 25,000 - - -</p> Football in Italy Sebastian Giovinco Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:30:15 +0000 5732382 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Vucinic gives Juventus extra-time win over Milan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-vucinic-gives-juventus-extra-time-win-over-milan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Mirko Vucinic scored in extra time to give Juventus a 2-1 win over Milan as they knocked their rivals out of the Italian Cup for the second year running on Wednesday.</p> <p>Stephan El Shaaraway put Milan ahead in the sixth minute of the quarter-final tie before Sebastian Giovinco levelled for the current Serie A leaders and defending champions who will face Lazio in the semi-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-vucinic-gives-juventus-extra-time-win-over-milan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Labor Sebastian Giovinco Sport in Italy Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:00:32 +0000 5732398 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Soccer-Pescara may need more Perin heroics in Inter visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-pescara-may-need-more-perin-heroics-inter-visit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Pescara 20-year-old Mattia Perin produced arguably the best goalkeeping display of the Serie A season last week and faces another busy evening as his side visit Inter on Saturday.</p> <p>Inter, looking unstoppable when they won 3-1 at Juventus in early November, have since entered crisis mode after taking only one point in their last three games and are determined to stop the rot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-pescara-may-need-more-perin-heroics-inter-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:35 +0000 5732602 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Anelka trains at PSG but only as a friend, Ancelotti says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/soccer-anelka-trains-at-psg-only-friend-ancelotti-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti has welcomed former player Nicolas Anelka into the club's training camp as a friend, but has no plans to sign him, the Italian said on Thursday.</p> <p>"We did not think about (signing him). I do not think there's an opportunity," Ancelotti told a news conference ahead of Friday's Ligue 1 home game against Ajaccio.</p> <p>"He only asked to train. He played under me and we are friends now. I allowed him to train because of our friendship."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/soccer-anelka-trains-at-psg-only-friend-ancelotti-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Carlo Ancelotti Football in France Football in Italy Nicolas Anelka Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:46:59 +0000 5732624 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Milito could return for Inter after injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-milito-could-return-inter-after-injury <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Diego Milito could return for Inter Milan as they look to get their Italian title challenge back on track against struggling Pescara on Saturday (1945 GMT).</p> <p>The Argentine striker missed Inter's 3-1 defeat at Udinese last week due to a knee injury but manager Andrea Stramaccioni said on Friday that he was well again.</p> <p>"Milito has recovered; he has a small problem with his knee that causes him a bit pain but isn't a serious medical problem," said the Inter coach at Friday's pre-match news conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-milito-could-return-inter-after-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Diego Milito Diego Milito Football in Italy Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:45:03 +0000 5733109 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Aguero's comeback still a week away, says Mancini http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-agueros-comeback-still-week-away-says-mancini <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss Sunday's match against Arsenal and faces another week on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, manager Roberto Mancini said on Friday.</p> <p>The 24-year-old Argentine, who is City's joint top-scorer this season with 10 goals, picked up the injury in City's 3-0 win over Stoke City on New Year's Day and was forced to sit out their FA Cup victory over Watford last weekend.</p> <p>"Sergio won't be available for at least another week," Mancini told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-agueros-comeback-still-week-away-says-mancini" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Premier League Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:45:19 +0000 5733110 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Galliani wants a younger and more Italian Milan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-galliani-wants-younger-and-more-italian-milan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani wants to create a younger side boasting more Italians, meaning Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba is unlikely to arrive.</p> <p>"We want a younger, more Italian Milan," he told reporters on Friday.</p> <p>"I really liked the end of the match in Turin (the 2-1 defeat at Juventus in the Italian Cup on Wednesday) where we had all of our young attackers on the pitch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-galliani-wants-younger-and-more-italian-milan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football Football in Italy Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:00:27 +0000 5733249 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Disgraced former Juventus director to try politics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-disgraced-former-juventus-director-try-politics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Controversial former Juventus director Luciano Moggi, who was at the heart of a 2006 match-fixing scandal, will stand as a candidate in Italian parliamentary elections in February.</p> <p>Moggi will stand in Piedmont for the Italian Reformists, a group which is set to ally with the centre-right People of Freedom party of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is seeking a fifth term in government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-disgraced-former-juventus-director-try-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sport in Italy Sports War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:45:21 +0000 5733558 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Gilardino leads Bologna to easy win over Chievo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-gilardino-leads-bologna-easy-win-over-chievo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Bologna eased their relegation worries after two goals from Alberto Gilardino, his first in nearly two months, led them to a 4-0 victory over Chievo in Serie A on Saturday.</p> <p>Panagiotis Kone and Manolo Gabbiadini also found the net to lift Stefano Pioli's side to 13th in the table on 21 points, five clear of the relegation zone. Chievo stay in 11th spot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-gilardino-leads-bologna-easy-win-over-chievo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sport in Italy Stefano Sorrentino Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:15:29 +0000 5733655 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Inter boost title bid with victory over Pescara http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with Inter Milan, adds byline)</p> <p>* Palacio and Guarin deliver 2-0 win</p> <p>* Gilardino double lifts Bologna</p> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Inter Milan invigorated their Serie A title challenge by beating Pescara 2-0 at the San Siro on Saturday to move within six points of leaders Juventus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Entertainment Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 23:15:13 +0000 5733687 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Inter boost title bid with victory over Pescara http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>* Palacio and Guarin deliver 2-0 win</p> <p>* Gilardino double lifts Bologna</p> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Inter Milan invigorated their Serie A title challenge by beating Pescara 2-0 at the San Siro on Saturday to move within six points of leaders Juventus.</p> <p>Goals in either half from Rodrigo Palacio and Fredy Guarin gave Andrea Stramaccioni's side their first win in four games and moved them up to third in the table on 38 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 23:15:19 +0000 5733688 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Nene to leave PSG for Qatari side al-Gharafa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-nene-leave-psg-qatari-side-al-gharafa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Forward Nene is set to leave French club Paris St Germain for Qatari club al-Gharafa, the Brazilian said on Sunday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old, who was the league's joint top-scorer last season with 21 goals and helped PSG finish second, has been at odds with coach Carlo Ancelotti for weeks and has not played competitively for more than a month.</p> <p>"I found an agreement with al-Gharafa," Nene told French channel TF1.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-nene-leave-psg-qatari-side-al-gharafa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Football in Qatar Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:00:11 +0000 5733773 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Lazio cut Juve's Serie A lead again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-lazio-cut-juves-serie-lead-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Lazio further reduced Juventus' lead at the top of Serie A when they beat Atalanta 2-0 on Sunday while the champions were held 1-1 at Parma.</p> <p>Sergio Floccari and a Davide Brivio own goal gave Lazio the points while a late goal from Nicola Sansone allowed Parma to maintain the league's only unbeaten home record.</p> <p>Juventus, who have 45 points from 20 games, have seen their lead slashed from eight points to three by Lazio in two weekends.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-lazio-cut-juves-serie-lead-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sergio Floccari Serie A Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:00:35 +0000 5733853 at http://www.globalpost.com