MARIO BALOTELLI NEWS

Conte isn't sending a message to Balotelli

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Italy coach Antonio Conte says he isn't trying to send a message to Mario Balotelli by leaving him off the squad. Conte says ''I don't have to send a message to anyone ... I do not present gifts to anyone.'' Balotelli, who recently joined Liverpool from AC Milan, has not been included in the 27-man squad for Italy's first qualifying...
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Balotelli omission not ´a message´ – Conte

Italy coach Antonio Conte insists he was not trying to send a message to Mario Balotelli by omitting the striker […]
Via Soccer News
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Weekend Soccer Roundup – 8/31/14

Throughout the season, we at 32 Flags will be giving you a complete recap of the action at the end of the weekend in our Weekend Soccer Roundup.  Not only will we run down the biggest winners and losers, but the highlights and most talked about moments of the weekend. 1) Biggest Winner – Liverpool and Chelsea The two teams gained points on every team who is competing them at the...
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Weekend Soccer Roundup – 8/31/14

Throughout the season, we at 32 Flags will be giving you a complete recap of the action at the end of the weekend in our Weekend Soccer Roundup.  Not only will we run down the biggest winners and losers, but the highlights and most talked about moments of the weekend. 1) Biggest Winner – Liverpool and Chelsea The two teams gained points on every team who is competing them at the...
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Rodgers happy with Balotelli debut in Liverpool romp

Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for new boy Mario Balotelli after he caught the eye in Liverpool’s impressive 3-0 […]
Via Soccer News
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Gerrard backs Balotelli after debut win

Steven Gerrard believes Mario Balotelli can fire Liverpool to another Premier League title challenge after his promising debut at Tottenham. […]
Via Soccer News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raheem Sterling Shines In Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool Debut Vs. Tottenham

Liverpool nearly won the Premier League title last season because of its attacking quality, and we might have seen the start of a similar title march Sunday at White Hart Lane. The Reds earned a convincing 3-0 win over Tottenham to continue their recent dominance over the London club. Tottenham haven't scored a Premier League goal in 300 minutes against Liverpool now. Liverpool...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tottenham 0 Liverpool 3: Balotelli makes bright start in debut win

Mario Balotelli made a promising debut as Brendan Rodgers celebrated his 100th game in charge of Liverpool with a 3-0 […]
Via Soccer News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli makes debut as Liverpool destroy Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham remain Tottenham and Liverpool, it seems, might be Liverpool again. Spurs had won its first two league games of the season, as well as both Europa League games so far, and had impressed: could it be that, with this squad and this manager, it had at last shaken off the flakiness that has afflicted it for decades. Of course it couldn’t. Liverpool had struggled in the second...
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Balotelli misfires but Liverpool wins at Spurs

LONDON (AP) Liverpool's speedy attacking unit produced a 3-0 victory at Tottenham on Sunday though Mario Balotelli failed to score on his return to the Premier League. While the Italy striker's finishing was wayward, dazzling winger Raheem Sterling netted the opener inside eight minutes, captain Steven Gerrard scored from a penalty at the start of the second half and defender...
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Liverpool-Tottenham Live: Mario Balotelli To Start For Reds In Premier League Debut

8:22 a.m.: Liverpool left White Hart Lane with a 5-0 win early in the 2013-14 campaign. New signing Mario Balotelli is hoping to lead the Reds to a similar result Sunday. PHOTO: @FinallyMario warms up at White Hart Lane for his #LFC debut http://t.co/DzyDHuf98D— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 31, 2014 8:15 a.m. ET: The Mario Balotelli era at Liverpool will begin Sunday when he makes...
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New Liverpool striker Balotelli dropped from Conte's first Italy squad

New Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been left out of Antonio Conte's first Italy squad. Balotelli, who joined Liverpool from AC Milan for £16 million ($26.5 million) last week, has not been included in the 27-man squad for Thursday's friendly against the Netherlands and Italy's first qualifying match for the 2016 European Championship, against Norway, five days...
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Rodgers: I´ve brought Balotelli back to earth

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said he has told Mario Balotelli a few home truths on his arrival at Anfield. The […]
Via Soccer News
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Balotelli left out of Conte's 1st Italy squad

MILAN (AP) New Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been left out of Antonio Conte's first Italy squad. Balotelli, who joined Liverpool from AC Milan for 16 million pounds ($26.5 million) last week, has not been included in the 27-man squad for Thursday's friendly against the Netherlands and Italy's first qualifying match for the 2016 European Championship, against...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool will Not be The Mario Balotelli Show

Mario Balotelli dominates headlines wherever he goes, and that was no different earlier this week when the Italian striker completed a transfer to Liverpool from AC Milan. However, Reds manager Brendan Rodgers does not believe Balotelli will be a distraction. “This is not the Mario Balotelli show. He’s a good player, and a talented player, but he has a lot of work to do here...
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Liverpool ‘ready to close deal’ for World Cup hero

Liverpool ‘ready to close deal’ for World Cup hero - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said in the pre-match presser against Tottenham that he is not expecting new faces to arrive at Anfield, when asked about Liverpool’s transfer plans in the next 48 hours. Rodgers admitted that there could be loan moves for players who are not getting games...
Via Soccerlens
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Gerrard thinks the stage is set for Balotelli to become a Reds star

Steven Gerrard insists the stage is set for Mario Balotelli to become a star at Liverpool – now it is up to him to take his chance. The Italy striker, 24, is set to make his debut at Tottenham this weekend, live on Sky Sports’ Super Sunday, and complete a sensational return to the Premier League after two years at AC Milan. Reds captain Gerrard admits they have had to make adjustments...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tottenham v Liverpool: Rodgers downplays Balotelli arrival

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers does not want Mario Balotelli’s potential debut to divert focus ahead of Sunday’s trip to Tottenham. […]
Via Soccer News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mario Balotelli Moments

Just like every pantomime, the Premier League needs a good villain. With the departure of Luis Suarez and, to a lesser extent, Ashley Cole to pastures new at the end of the season, there was a void for the role of Premier League bad-boy. The man all fans love to hate. After Mario Balotelli’s £16 million move to Liverpool however that vacancy has been filled and perhaps by the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli in line for Liverpool debut at Spurs

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Mario Balotelli is in line to make his Liverpool debut against Tottenham on Sunday after impressing manager Brendan Rodgers in the Italy striker's first practice sessions with his new club. Rodgers says Balotelli ''has settled in very well and has looked fantastic in training. . He is engrossing himself into the club and the people, but more importantly...
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Liverpool-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Displaying flash, flair and explosive offensive play, Tottenham Hotspur own an unblemished record after two matches for the second straight season. It would appear to be in serious jeopardy against Liverpool and their new mercurial forward - Mario Balotelli. Spurs will be looking for their best start to a season in five years when they attempt to avoid losing to the Reds for a fourth...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli warned by Italy coach Conte

MILAN (AP) Mario Balotelli has some work to do to earn the respect of Italy coach Antonio Conte. Conte tells the Gazzetta dello Sport that he's not sure Balotelli's decision to move back to England is positive or not, ''but I do know that whoever joins the national team must then deserve to stay there.'' Balotelli, Italy's most talented and most temperamental...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool Podcast: Reds Safely Gamble On Mario Balotelli After Man City Loss

Mario Balotelli’s transfer to Liverpool has generated so much coverage, one might think Lionel Messi was heading to Anfield. The reality is Messi isn’t walking through that door, but Balotelli is in the building. Liverpool made Balotelli its ninth signing of the summer 2014 transfer window earlier this week. The Italian striker brings his penchant for scoring goals and making...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli admits he regrets leaving England

Mario Balotelli admits that it was a “mistake” for him to leave the English Premier League and now he’s looking to help take Liverpool to the Champions League. “I’m happy to be back because I left England, and it was a mistake,” Balotelli told the Liverpool website. “I wanted to go to Italy but I realised […] The post Mario Balotelli admits he regrets leaving England...
Via Soccer Xtra
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AC Milan wants to acquire Chelsea duo Fernando Torres, Marco van Ginkel

AC Milan is looking to acquire both Fernando Torres, Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea before the end of the transfer window in hopes of replacing Mario Balotelli. AC Milan club administrator Adriano Galliani had the following to say per their official website. “We are in the last stages of the (transfer) market and we will see […] The post AC Milan wants to acquire Chelsea duo...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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