NEWS
Monday December 9 2019
Milan supporter stabbed in Bologna

Horrific news from Bologna, as there are reports a Milan supporter was stabbed outside the Stadio Dall’Ara and is in serious condition.

According to the initial reports from Sky Sport Italia and Il Messaggero, an argument broke out between Rossoneri supporters as they were leaving the stadium after a 3-2 victory.

The supporter was stabbed in the abdomen and was taken to the Maggiore Hospital in Bologna in serious condition.

RAI Sport claim the fan is now out of danger, but his condition remains serious.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Tuesday December 3 2019
Serie A in new racism row

Lega Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo has defended moving microphones to avoid picking up racist chants. “It’s a television product, not censorship.”

The controversy exploded after La Repubblica newspaper published an extract from a secretly-taped recording of De Siervo speaking to several Serie A club representatives in September.

These included chiefs of Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Udinese, as he was speaking directly to Rossoneri President Paolo Scaroni about the New York Times story.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Saturday November 30 2019
De Roon mobbed by fans

Atalanta beat local rivals Brescia 3-0 at the Stadio Rigamonti today and Marten De Roon showed Twitter users what it meant to the fans. “I need a new car!”

This fixture had not been played in Serie A since April 2005, while the teams hadn’t met at all since the 2006 Serie B encounter.

Mario Pasalic’s brace and a late Josip Ilicic counter-attack sealed the 3-0 result and Atalanta players were given a very warm welcome back in Bergamo.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Thursday November 28 2019
Catania CEO not pressing charges

Catania CEO Pietro Lo Monaco said he was “hurt inside” at being attacked by masked Ultras, but “won’t press charges,” as he hopes it can help "real fans" turn on thugs.

The Serie C side initially threatened to abandon a Coppa Italia match Potenza, which later was played and won by Catania, and now the 65-year-old director spoke about the shock incident on the ferry when he was travelling to meet with the squad at their hotel.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Thursday November 28 2019
Five Napoli fans arrested in Liverpool

Five Napoli supporters were arrested before the match against Liverpool on Merseyside, after a clash with the local police.

A statement from the police revealed that five fans were placed under arrest before and during the match between the top teams in Group E.

“Officers policing the LFC v Napoli CL game arrested five Napoli fans,” the statement read. “Three men were arrested for violent disorder and another was for affray following disorder on Walton Breck Road before the game.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Wednesday November 27 2019
Catania CEO attacked by ultras

Serie C side Catania have abandoned a Coppa Italia match against Potenza after their CEO Pietro Lo Monaco was physically attacked by ultras.

The 65-year-old director, who has been at the club for many years, was on a ferry with the chief medic on his way to meet with the squad in their Villa San Giovanni hotel.

He was surrounded by 10 masked ultras who punched Lo Monaco in the face, leaving him with injuries and smashing his glasses.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Saturday November 16 2019
Inter: 'Club received Conte threats'

Inter specify that a threatening letter arrived at the club headquarters and not directly to coach Antonio Conte’s home, after his wife issued a denial.

The Corriere della Sera newspaper had reported Conte was receiving police protection after he was sent a bullet in the post, along with a threatening missive.

Now Inter confirmed to news agency ANSA and La Gazzetta dello Sport that the threats arrived at the club headquarters and never directly reached Conte.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Saturday November 16 2019
Conte given protection after threats

Inter coach Antonio Conte is reportedly receiving police protection after he was sent a bullet along with a threatening letter.

According to the Corriere della Sera newspaper and the Gazzetta dello Sport, Conte received an envelope containing a series of anonymous threats and a bullet.

This is a well-known act of intimidation, with bullets recently sent to various politicians in Italy.

It’s reported an investigation has been opened and, just in case, Conte has been granted police protection outside his home and the Inter training ground.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

BLOG ITALIA
Sunday November 10 2019
Accepting Milan as they are now

Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall looks at Milan’s plight and argues these are the times when true fans show their love for the club.

Mediolanum, that was a football kit, red and black, worn by Marco van Basten, Ruud Gullit, and Frank Rijkaard. So many names are in this chapter, San Siro was iconic already, but was even more so after this. George Weah, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, even writing these few sentences brings a smile, Il Grande Milan.

Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Friday November 8 2019
Brescia fans back Verona, not Balotelli

In a disturbing twist, Brescia ultras released a statement defending Hellas Verona fans after racist abuse and calling Mario Balotelli “arrogant.”

This is the latest chapter in an increasingly ugly saga, after Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands during the 2-1 defeat to Verona, as he heard racist ‘monkey noises’ coming from a group of ultras.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/