Balotelli Abuse: Verona Punished With Partial Stadium Closure

Italian club Hellas Verona have been ordered to close part of their stadium for one game following the racist abuse of Mario Balotelli. Brescia striker Balotelli kicked the ball into the crowd and threatened to walk off the pitch after being abused during Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Verona. On Tuesday, Serie A’s disciplinary commission ordered […]

BREAKING: Marseille appoint Andre Villas-Boas as coach

French giants Marseille named former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas as the club’s new coach on Tuesday after he signed a two-year deal to replace Rudi Garcia. “We are delighted to hire a coach whose success is recognised at the highest level in Europe and in the world,” said Marseille owner Frank McCourt. “We […]