Brescia boss ready to forfeit games if Serie A resumes

2020-04-03 06:41

Brescia president Massimo Cellino threatened to forfeit matches rather than let his struggling team take the field should the current Serie A season resume.

Brescia fined over fans' coronavirus chant

2020-02-25 20:21

Italian club Brescia have been fined €10,000 euros for fans chanting "Napoli coronavirus" at supporters of their league rivals, the Lega Serie A has announced.

'Shame on you': Balotelli lashes out in new Italy racism storm

2020-01-06 07:40

Mario Balotelli lashed out on Sunday after again being targeted by racist insults, this time from Lazio fans after he scored for Brescia.

Brescia boss under-fire for Balotelli 'black' joke

2019-11-25 19:34

Brescia president Massimo Cellino has come under fire after he described Mario Balotelli's difficult situation at the promoted Serie A club as "black".

Balotelli blames 'handful of idiots' for Verona monkey chants

2019-11-06 08:30

Mario Balotelli said on Tuesday his threat to leave the pitch during the weekend's Serie A defeat to Hellas Verona came after being racially abused by 'a handful of idiots'.

Verona ban fan leader for saying Balotelli not 'completely Italian'

2019-11-05 16:14

Italian club Verona says they have banned the leader of their hard-core ultras supporters group until June 2030 for saying that Mario Balotelli would never be "completely Italian".

Balotelli thanks support after being racially abused at Verona

2019-11-04 09:33

Mario Balotelli on Sunday thanked his fellow players and supporters for their support after he was racially abused by Hellas Verona fans, the latest in a series of ugly incidents that have blighted the early weeks of the Serie A season.

Balotelli happy to be home in Brescia

2019-08-19 19:07

Mario Balotelli said on Monday he had "thought of nothing else" after receiving an offer from Brescia, the club in the city where he grew up.


Italy football boss wants season cancelled over 'plague'

2020-03-23 08:26

The head of an Italian football club based at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic in Brescia said it was time to cancel the Serie A season because of "the plague".

Juventus seek Brescia boost as rivals Inter, Lazio go head-to-head

2020-02-14 08:47

Juventus return to their home comforts of Turin after a poor away run, hosting struggling Brescia on Sunday with top spot in Serie A at stake.

Henderson shocked by 'stupid, inappropriate' monkey images in anti-racism push

2019-12-20 07:07

Scotland's Liam Henderson on Thursday blasted a Serie A anti-racism campaign featuring monkeys as "stupid and inappropriate".

Brescia drop Balotelli after training ground bust-up

2019-11-23 16:35

Mario Balotelli has been dropped for Sunday's Serie A trip to AS Roma after a training ground bust-up with new Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

Verona get one-match partial stadium closure for Balotelli racist abuse

2019-11-05 17:01

Italian club Verona have been given a one-match partial stadium closure for monkey cries from their fans directed at Brescia forward Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli hits back as Verona supporters' chief fuels racism row

2019-11-04 18:15

Mario Balotelli has reacted with anger after the head of Verona's hard core ultras fans group fuelled the racism row by denying any abuse had been directed at him.

Balotelli fails to stop Inter going top of Serie A

2019-10-30 08:20

Inter Milan moved to the top of Serie A with a 2-1 victory over Brescia on Tuesday as Mario Balotelli threatened throughout against his former side.

Balotelli signs for home town team Brescia

2019-08-19 07:40

Milan - Mario Balotelli will return to Italy with home town team Brescia after it was confirmed on Sunday he has signed for the newly-promoted club.

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