Mario Balotelli

Brendan Rodgers Has Consistently Failed Liverpool in the Transfer Market

Jamie Spencer | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

​​Unfortunately for Liverpool, Rodgers' failings in the transfer market aren't exclusive to this past summer and are evident throughout his entire Anfield reign. His very first signings were Joe Allen and Fabio Borini, players he had successfully worked with before.

Seven Summer Signings Yet to Find Their Feet in the Premier League

Joe Difford | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

A number of summer signings have come into their respective clubs and flourished in the Premier League. However, that has not been the case for every new player and some have failed to find their feet or live up to expectations.

MP Confuses 55-Year-Old Dancer With Mario Balotelli

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Politics

MPs got very excited on Thursday when they thought they spotted Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli watching a debate on drug policy in the House of Com...

Three Balotelli Wrongs by Brendan Rodgers

Nicolas Berg | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Sport
Nicolas Berg

The Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been heavily under fire this season, and thus far the criticism peaked in the wake of Liverpool being hammered...

Here We Go Again...

Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Sport

Police are investigating reports footballer Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle. The Liverpool st...

Player Focus: Could Di Natale Still Succeed on the International Stage?

Ben McAleer | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

With Mario Balotelli misfiring and Giuseppe Rossi out for the foreseeable future with yet another knee problem, Conte's top quality options up front are somewhat limited. Di Natele's goalscoring exploits are unrivaled in Serie A and there would be little doubt that he could transfer this form onto the international stage.

Liberal Leadership Hits New Low in Loyalty

Richard Hytner | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Politics
Richard Hytner

Clegg is not alone this week in turning on his leader. In his new autobiography, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen takes a swipe at his Vice Captain Matt Prior, describing the wicket keeper as 'a Dairylea triangle thinking he was a Brie'.

What Has Balotelli Done To Annoy Rodgers Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Sport

Mario Balotelli's undistinguished start to his Liverpool career continued in Basel, as he risked manager Brendan Rodgers' wrath for not applauding the...

Whose Awful Haircut Is This?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Sport

That Mario Balotelli. He's so whacky, innovative and likeable with his "look at me" haircuts, isn't he? Yes, the Liverpool striker has got another ...

Groping Is a Posh Word for Assault

Mark Dolan | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Dolan

One of the few positive things to come out of the DLT case is that it should now be widely understood that to grab or seize someone in any physical way under the guise of humour or playfulness is completely unacceptable. And it should be understood that this behaviour is the first rung on the ladder of sexual assault.

Why Liverpool Don't Stand a Chance of Finishing in the Top Four This Season

Chris Deeley | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

The way Liverpool are headed at the moment, it's entirely possible that they'll be left to scrap it out with Manchester United for the last place in the top six, which would be a rather painful comedown after their title challenge last season.

Balotelli Suffers Racist Abuse After Mocking United Defeat

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Sport

Police are investigating racist abuse targeted at Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on Twitter after he mocked Manchester United's shock defeat to Lei...

Liverpool Deny Balotelli Kicked Wolves Player And Was Substituted' During Friendly

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool have denied reports Mario Balotelli was substituted during a behind-closed-doors friendly with Wolves after he kicked out at an opponent. ...

Why Mario Balotelli Won't Make Up for the Loss of Luis Suarez

Andrew Easton | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Sport
Andrew Easton

Balotelli sounds like the perfect replacement for Suarez, but it's his on-the-pitch attitude that will lead to him coming up short in replacing the Uruguayan in Scouse hearts... For all his teething problems and penchant for diving, you never hear the word "lazy" and "Luis Suarez" in the same sentence.

Ambling Arsenal - A Master Class in Mediocrity

Alex Wood | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Wood

Arsenal fans need to start considering what sort of football club they want to be. Wenger will forever be enshrined in their proud history, but is he the man to take them forward? His careful stewardship has seen The Gunners enjoy many incredible times. However, just one solitary FA Cup win since 2005 tells its own story.

He's Back: Balotelli Completes Liverpool Move

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool have sealed the £16 million signing of Mario Balotelli from AC Milan. The 24-year-old has agreed a "long-term deal" according to the clu...

Balotelli Will Cost Liverpool How Much?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool have agreed a £16 million fee with AC Milan for the transfer of striker Mario Balotelli. Balotelli, 24, will become the Reds' ninth sign...

Beware: This Man Could Be Coming Back To England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Sport

Brendan Rodgers, 4 August: "I can categorically tell you Mario Balotelli will not be at Liverpool. In my last press conference I was asked a question ...

Twitter's World Cup Group Stage Recap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Sport

After 48 matches the World Cup group stage is over and on the first day of the finals when there is no football to sate your appetite, here is a Twitt...

Arsenal Target Bender, Mandžukić And Rémy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Sport

Arsène Wenger was pictured on the beach yesterday but it is not going swimmingly for Arsenal in the transfer market. Bacary Sagna has joined Manchest...

Are They 'Avin A Laugh? Arsenal Want Cleverley And More Transfer Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

It doesn't take much to push Arsenal fans over the edge and after Cesc Fàbregas joined Chelsea, Bacary Sagna signed for Manchester City and news Thom...

Samuel Luckhurst

Sterling Shines But England Must Drop Rooney: Talking Points From The Italy Defeat

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

England lost their opening World Cup match for the first time since the 1986 finals as Mario Balotelli's header gave Italy a 2-1 victory. England 1...

Stumble In The Jungle: Balotelli Slays England's Lions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

England lost their opening World Cup match for the first time since the 1986 finals as Mario Balotelli's header gave Italy a 2-1 victory. England 1...

Which English Club Could Sign Balotelli?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Sport

Mario Balotelli is one name you don't want to have to read about on a daily basis. The myths, the feckless performances, the tantrums: they were good ...

Are Football's Governing Bodies Passing Too Many Rules and Censoring the Sport?

Jamie Spencer | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

In a world saturated by political correctness, absolutely everything can be perceived as 'offensive', 'inappropriate' or 'unsafe' if people deliberately choose to see things in a certain way. Most acts of celebration in football remain perfectly innocent, whilst others are just subject to unreasonable rules...