Category: AC Milan

Conte pays respects to Chelsea ‘legend’ Wilkins

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte has paid his respects to Chelsea great Ray Wilkins following his death earlier this week, urging his players to “make a great memory” against West Ham on Sunday. The Blues boss spoke passionately about the club’s former captain, who died aged 61 on Wednesday following a cardiac arrest. The Premier League announced that all matches this weekend will be preceded by a moment’s applause in memory of the ex-England international, whose other clubs included Manchester United, AC Milan and QPR. Chelsea will make their own tribute to a man who worked as an assistant manager ... Read more

ESPN to televise Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern, Lyon and Milan games from International Champions Cup China

This summer’s International Champions Cup tournament in China will feature Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Lyon and Inter Milan, with all of the games televised across a myriad of ESPN networks. The six teams will clash in four contests in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Nanjing in this July. It’s the 3rd consecutive year the world’s leading pre-season soccer tournament to take place in China. SEE MORE: Schedule of International Champions Cup games on US TV and streaming The schedule of matches are as follows (all times Eastern; TV listings are subject to change):   Tuesday, July 18, 2017 ... Read more

Where to find Inter Milan vs. AC Milan on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Inter Milan vs. AC Milan, you’ve come to the right place. The timing of the Milan derby couldn’t have come at a more interesting time given the takeover of AC Milan by investors from China who are promising significant investment in the club. On the pitch, both Milan clubs have been having disappointing performances so it’ll be an opportunity of bragging rights in Milan between sixth-place AC Milan versus seventh-place Inter. Match: Inter Milan vs. AC Milan Genre: Sports Looking to watch Inter Milan vs. AC Milan from work, home ... Read more

New AC Milan president Li given Berlusconi backing

Milan (AFP) – Yonghong Li was officially named AC Milan’s new president on Friday, but reminded fans the Serie A club’s new Chinese owners could “always count on” iconic former owner Silvio Berlusconi. A remarkable 31-year reign at the Italian giants ended for Berlusconi on Thursday when the 80-year-old media tycoon and former prime minister of Italy sold Milan to Chinese consortium Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux. The 740 million-euro ($786 million) deal, dogged by months of delays, sees mystery Chinese businessman Li — whose 500m euros fortune reportedly comes from the construction and packaging businesses — take over as the ... Read more

AC Milan’s new owners target Champions League return

Milan (AFP) – New AC Milan chief executive Marco Fassone has promised fans a “quick return” to the Champions League and the glory days of old as the fallen Serie A giants began life under Chinese ownership on Friday. “We are AC Milan. We can’t afford to sit back and say, let’s see what happens,” Fassone told media at the club’s ‘Casa Milan’ Friday as he laid out firm objectives a day after the club’s takeover. “The Champions League is a platform a club like Milan can’t be without. Four places up for grabs as of 2018-2019, so I won’t ... Read more

Stuttering Milan suffer European setback

Rome (AFP) – AC Milan’s hopes of a return to European football next season suffered a setback Sunday when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Serie A’s bottom side Pescara. The dropped points left Vincenzo Montella’s squad in seventh place in the table, two places and four points adrift of the final Europea League qualifying spot. The seven times European champions only had themselves to blame after defender Gabriel Paletta’s rash back pass and a blunder by goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma combined to gift the side propping up the top flight a 12th-minute lead. And although Croatian midfielder Mario ... Read more

Juventus vs. AC Milan predicted lines, preview and TV times

Juventus have the opportunity to move a whopping 11 points clear at the top of Serie A on Friday night when they welcome historical rivals AC Milan to the J Stadium. The league leaders actually slipped up in their previous outing, saved by a second-half goal from Leonardo Bonucci and stumbling to a 1-1 draw against Udinese. However, they were still able to extend their lead, with nearest challengers Roma slumping to a 2-1 defeat at home to third-place Napoli. On home soil, Massimiliano Allegri’s team have had very few problems anyway, winning their last 35 domestic matches on their ... Read more

Berlusconi gives ‘extra-time’ to sluggish Chinese investors

Milan (AFP) – AC Milan owner and president Silvio Berlusconi has backed giving the Chinese Sino-Europe Sports consortium “extra time” to complete the purchase of the Serie A giants following the latest delay in the takeover. “They asked for some extra time and I don’t see what there is to worry about,” Berlusconi told Il Tempo newspaper in an interview to be published on Sunday. A bid by SES, who have made a down payment of 200m euros on a deal that values the Serie A giants at 740 million euros ($825.4 million), appeared to hit the rocks Friday after ... Read more