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Six in running for Italy coaching job – Costacurta

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Milan (AFP) – Italian football federation sub-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said Thursday there were “six or seven names” in the hat for the Italy coaching job.

Former AC Milan defender Costacurta has been given the task of finding a successor to Gian Piero Ventura who was sacked after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup.

Italian Olympic committee steps in to run crisis-ridden FA

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Rome (AFP) – Italy’s Olympic Committee (CONI) on Thursday stepped in to appoint a team including former AC Milan star Alessandro “Billy” Costacurta to oversee the crisis-ridden Italian football federation (FIGC).

CONI secretary general Roberto Fabbricini was appointed commissioner and will be assisted by deputies ex-Italy defender Costacurta and legal expert Angelo Clarizia.

Italian Olympic committee steps in to run crisis-ridden FA

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Rome (AFP) – Italy’s Olympic Committee (CONI) on Thursday stepped in to appoint a team including former AC Milan star Alessandro “Billy” Costacurta to oversee the crisis-ridden Italian football federation (FIGC).

CONI secretary general Roberto Fabbricini was appointed commissioner and will be assisted by deputies ex-Italy defender Costacurta and legal expert Angelo Clarizia.

Nesta’s time at Milan comes to an end

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It is time, yet again. In 2007, Milan said goodbye to Alessandro Costacurta. In 2009, it was Paolo Maldini. Last year, it was Andrea Pirlo. After making his announcement on Thursday, this time Milan will wave goodbye to yet another club legend; Alessandro Nesta. The warning was there. It was just a tad over a [.

NEW REAL MADRID SHIRT 2010/2011 - Official release on June 2

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Here you have the new Real Madrid shirt for 2010/2011. I had thought that having signed up to the official Real Madrid newsletter recently, that I'd be one of the first to receive pictures of the shirt. Not to be. Bizarrely, the shirt is already available in South Africa (reasons on a postcard?

Milan-Juventus Maçı Öncesi Nostalji: Milan-Juventus 1995...

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Serie A bu hafta sonu sezonu kapatırken ligin sonuna Milan-Juventus maçının kalması ve iki takımın da zirve hedeflerinden kopmuş olması maçın heyecanına darbe vurmuş oldu. Bu maça bir önem ithaf edecek olursak Leonardo'nun hoca olarak Milan'ın başındaki son maçı olduğunu söyleyebiliriz.

How Berlusconi changed Italian soccer

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Try as he might, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has a long way to go before he can even come close to carrying the bags of Silvio Berlusconi.

AC Milan's owner and president has been at the forefront of European and Italian club soccer for more than two decades, winning 5 European Cups during that period.

Who will replace Leonardo?

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In spite of assuring everyone that Leonardo will finish this season and won't pay for Berlusconi's stinginess and selling of the best player, the Brazilian probably won't stay on the bench if he keeps this up.

We have already written about that he will be the scapegoat and it is hard to tell who will inherit his post.

Efsane Kadrolar... Milan 1990...

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9 Aralık 1990-Tokyo. Kıtalararası Kupa Final maçı öncesi Milan 11'i. 80'lerin sonu ve 90'ların başında Avrupa'nın en öldürücü kadrosudur resimdeki abiler. Özellikle ayakta kalecimizin yanında duran Hollandalı abiler kadar tehlike bir hücum hattı pek sık rastlanmayan kaliteye sahipti.

Yet another former Milanista from the Sacchi era becomes a coach…

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Today former Milan and Italy defender Alessandro Costacurta was named head coach of Serie B club Mantova. Costacurta got his coaching license immediately after retiring from the game in 2007. Last year he did a little learning experience with Milan as one of Carlo Ancelotti's assistants and this summer he was linked with some jobs (most notably Pisa), but he turned it down because he wanted a place that was closer to his home in Varese.

Baresi

The Bard’s 100 Best Soccer Players: Curtain Call

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In my post "The Bard's 100 Best Soccer Players: Series Preview", I promised you that I William J. Shakespeare (aka "The Bard") would offer up unto you 100 posts about the most gifted gents to ever play the greatest game on the globe: soccer. But, alas, the Final Act of the Bard's blogging career is now upon us, and I must forge on to other literary endeavors without finishing my magnum opus.

Video: AC Milan are in free fall

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Milan falls to Palermo and is now in danger of ceding the third and final automatic CL spot to either Sampdoria or Palermo. The younger and hungrier Rosanero over ran the Rossoneri. Palermo's rivals for the fourth spot bested Milan last weekend. This Milan team is a pale shadow of a team that once boasted Maldini, Tassotti, Baresi, and Costacurta to stop the opposition from scoring.

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Fifa muda regra dos cartões para não deixar 'craques' fora da final da Copa

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Para que nenhum grande 'craque' fique fora da decisão da Copa do Mundo, a Fifa alterou a regra dos cartões. Após as quartas de final todos os cartões amarelos recebidos serão zerados. Sendo assim, um atleta não disputará a final apenas se for expulso na semifinal.

Grandes craques já passaram por esta situação.