MARIO BALOTELLI NEWS

Aston Villa vs Arsenal Preview and Predicted Lineups

Saturday’s match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Villa Park is a matchup of two out of the three undefeated clubs in the Barclays Premier League (the other is of course league-leading Chelsea).  While the two clubs both have yet to lose in league play so far this season, they have done so in different ways.  Arsenal has collected three draws out of the four league matches...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conte: There is room for a professional Balotelli

Italy head coach Antonio Conte insists there is room for Mario Balotelli in the squad if the player displays a […]
Via Soccer News
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Liverpool FC bad boy Balotelli in provocative Ad

Mario Balotelli moved to Liverpool towards the end of this summer transfer window, and he just scored his first goal as a member of The Reds this past week in a Champions League victory over Ludogrets. As you know, his reputation precedes him. In this post, we listed all of the crazy stuff Balotelli has done and supposedly done, as his teammate Steven Gerrard made news this week...
Via The Sports Bank
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Galliani reveals Balotelli wanted to leave AC Milan for Liverpool

AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani has confirmed that Mario Balotelli wanted to leave the club and join Liverpool this summer. Balotelli, who moved to Milan from Manchester City in January 2013, completed a £16million switch to Anfield last month after much speculation had surrounded his future. The 24-year-old was heavily linked with an exit this summer following Milan&...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fanny Neguesha is Single — Celebrate With Her Hottest Instagram Photos

Mario Balotelli might be one of Europe’s most popular soccer stars, but he can still occasionally stumble–like when he screwed up his engagement to Fanny...
Via COED
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Liverpool-West Ham United Preview

Liverpool learned much about themselves last season as their resurgence to the Premier League's elite became official. Brendan Rodgers may be relying on that acquired resilience Saturday when the Reds - coming off their return to Champions League play - travel to Upton Park to face West Ham United. While Liverpool (2-0-2) have been uneven thus far after their runner-up finish...
Via AP on Fox
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City already under scrutiny ahead of Chelsea match

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Just a month into the season, Manchester City is already facing a game of huge significance in the defense of its Premier League title. If City loses at home to early leader Chelsea on Sunday, the champions will be eight points behind their biggest rivals for the championship after five matches. And that will be a sizeable gap considering the strength of...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers admits Liverpool striker Balotelli still a work in progress

Brendan Rodgers is looking for Mario Balotelli to take inspiration from the likes of Luis Suarez as he settles into life at Liverpool. With Suarez having joined Barcelona in a big-money deal over the summer, Balotelli has been charged with the task of providing an attacking spark. He has returned to the Premier League from AC Milan, with Rodgers prepared to take a chance on the former...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Early impressions suggest Liverpool signed the wrong striker this summer

Early impressions suggest Liverpool signed the wrong striker this summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Mario Balotelli scored his first goal in a Liverpool shirt yesterday evening, but his 82nd minute strike versus Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets Razgrad overshadowed a largely disappointing performance. It took the £16 million summer signing three appearances to net for...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Welbeck v Balotelli – who got the better deal, Arsenal or Liverpool?

Welbeck v Balotelli – who got the better deal, Arsenal or Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool and Arsenal shocked everyone by signing Mario Balotelli and Danny Welbeck from AC Milan and Manchester United respectively in the summer, for £16m each. Arsenal were in dire need of a striker after Olivier Giroud suffered a serious foot injury (broken foot) that...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Think Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli is crazy? Stevie G. DON’T CARE

Mario Balotelli a reputation for being a difficult character and taking part in questionable and often amusing activities. He was once described by The Special One Jose Mourinho as “unmanageable.” In June 2010, Balotelli and a group of friends fired air pistols in the open in Milan’s Piazza della Repubblica. Although denying that he is “crazy” as his mentor Roberto Mancini...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea FC: 3 reasons why they’re the EPL frontrunners

The start of the Barclays Premier League has lead off with a buzz. Manchester United’s struggles continue, but hope their new signings can turn things around. Manchester City is doing everything in their power in order to defend their title. Arsenal and Liverpool have brought in notable names like Alexis Sanchez and Mario Balotelli to keep them in the hunt. Aston Villa, Swansea...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli will build on first goal – Rodgers

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers said he hopes Mario Balotelli’s first goal for the club can spark a surge of form […]
Via Soccer News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool 2-1 Ludo Radzgd: Five observations

Liverpool 2-1 Ludo Radzgd: Five observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard scored an injury time penalty as the Reds marked their Champions League return with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ludogorets. Mario Balotelli broke the deadlock in the 82nd-minute with a clever turn and shot, but the Bulgarian champions immediately responded through substitute...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mario Balotelli scores first Liverpool FC goal

Last year, Liverpool FC got 31 goals from Luis Suarez and 21 from Daniel Sturridge. on Saturday, you saw what life is like when both are missing from the Liverpool FC attack. Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan, the United States’ number two goalkeeper behind Tim Howard, got a clean sheet. Today, you saw why the Mario Baloetlli signing was so important. Mario Balotelli’s Instagram...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Ludogorets Verdict: Reds’ Show Growing Pains, Gains In Champions League

Brendan Rodgers said it, so we don’t have to: “We can do no more than win tonight,” Rodgers said Tuesday following Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Lodogorets in the UEFA Champions League, according to Liverpool.com “We’re not at a standard that we were last season; we’ve got a lot of adaptation going on with new players coming in, and even though they fit the profile of how...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Scores First Liverpool Goal In Win Over Ludogorets (GIF)

Mario Balotelli is off and running. Balotelli, 24, scored his first goal for Liverpool on Tuesday, helping the Reds beat Bulgarian club Ludogorets in the first game of their 2014-15 UEFA Champions League campaign. The game was goal-less in the 82nd minute when Liverpool fullback Alberto Moreno floated a cross into the Ludogorets penalty area toward Balotelli. The Italian striker...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrard hopes for prolific Balotelli

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is disinterested in suggestions Mario Balotelli is “crazy”, he just wants to see the striker perform. […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Send off Senderos: The Case for the 5th Official

This Saturday saw Liverpool lose to a composed and sturdy Aston Villa side. It also saw some fairly dirty play, notably from Villa defenders Philippe Senderos and Alan Hutton. While there is a place in the game for rough play and ‘gamesmanship’, there is no room in the modern game for some of the play that we saw. Specifically, Senderos’ thuggish tackle on Mario Balotelli early...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Send off Senderos: The Case for the 5th Official

This Saturday saw Liverpool lose to a composed and sturdy Aston Villa side. It also saw some fairly dirty play, notably from Villa defenders Philippe Senderos and Alan Hutton. While there is a place in the game for rough play and ‘gamesmanship’, there is no room in the modern game for some of the play that we saw. Specifically, Senderos’ thuggish tackle on Mario Balotelli early...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Premier League talking points

Manchester United are back A loss to Swansea, a draw to Sunderland, a thrashing at the MK Dons and a draw at Burnley is no way for Manchester United to start a season. Perhaps that is why, for anyone who was at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, the game against QPR felt like a new beginning. New signings Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Romandel Falcao made their debuts as Di Maria started...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli shakes off bug to be fit for Liverpool v Aston Villa

Mario Balotelli will be available for Liverpool’s match against Aston Villa on Saturday after recovering from illness, his manager Brendan Rodgers said. The Italy striker, signed for £16m from Milan last month, missed training on Thursday, adding to Rodgers’ concerns after a string of injuries involving Daniel Sturridge, Joe Allen, Martin Skrtel, Glen Johnson and Jon Flanagan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool news and notes: Balotelli, Sturridge, Rodgers, Lallana, Remy

Lots of Liverpool news, notes, rumors and gossip etc to talk about today. So let’s get this Liverpool news party started. -According to a story in The Telegraph, Liverpool sold $81,000 worth of Mario Balotelli replica shirts on the day that the 24-year-old striker signed from AC Milan. The Daily Star also had a story today stating the same. -Keeping with the same publication,...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Liverpool bad boy Mario Balotelli releases PSA

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has a reputation that certainly precedes him. You already know about all the crazy things he’s done- that gets plenty of media coverage. When he supposedly kicked an opposing player in the head in a behind closed doors friendly a couple days ago, it made all the media rounds. This, despite the fact that it may or may not have even happened. In...
Via The Sports Bank
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Wishes Schoolkids ‘Good Luck’ On First Day Of School (Video)

Mario Balotelli knows what it’s like to start anew. Maybe that’s why he took the time to wish all the school kids good luck on the first day of school. Balotelli used Instagram to send a video message to children around the world, as the new school year begins. The Italian striker included the caption, “Hi kids, today starts school in most countries. It’s like the beginning...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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