Posts Tagged Milan

Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A

SSC Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain, right, laments after his team lose their match 3-1 against Athletic Bilbao,  during their Champions League playoff second leg soccer match, at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, northern Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

ROME (AP) — The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences.

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Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Conte

MILAN (AP) — There is plenty of change in Serie A this season after a difficult and tumultuous period for Italian football.

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Mario Balotelli signs for Liverpool

FILE- In this file photo dated  Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Italy's Mario Balotelli, right, kicks the ball over Uruguay's Martin Caceres during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. England's Liverpool soccer club announced Monday Aug. 25, 2014, it has completed the signing of Italy striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, FILE)

Liverpool signed Italy striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan for 16 million pounds ($26.5 million) on Monday, taking a calculated gamble on a headline-grabbing player known as much for his controversies as his goals.

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