Varane, Kimpembe and Giroud named in France World Cup squadNovember 9, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps picked central defenders Raphael Varane and Prensel Kimpembe, but left out standout goalkeeper Mike Maignan in a World Cup squad announced Wednesday amid injury concerns.
AC Milan held 1-1 at Salzburg in Champions LeagueSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Seven-time winner AC Milan opened its Champions League campaign with a 1-1 draw at Salzburg on Tuesday.
Milan and 4 players fined for Inter insults at trophy paradeJuly 1, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan and four of its players have been fined by the Italian soccer federation for their antics during the Serie A champion’s trophy parade.
Milan has been fined 12,000 euros ($12,500) while defender Theo Hernández, goalkeeper Mike Maignan and midfielder Sandro Tonali have been fined 4,000 euros ($4,170) each.
Title wait nearly over for Milan after 2-0 win over AtalantaMay 15, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan’s lengthy wait for the Italian league title will last another week at least.
Second-half goals from Rafael Leão and Theo Hernández saw Milan beat Atalanta 2-0 on Sunday and it now only needs one point from its final match to secure its first Serie A title since 2011.
Milan misses chance to move 3 points clear after 0-0 drawApril 4, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan missed the chance to pull three points clear at the top of Serie A as it was held to a 0-0 draw by Bologna on Monday.
The result left Milan just one point ahead of second-place Napoli with seven matches remaining.
Italian federation opens investigation into racist chantsMarch 20, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — The Italian soccer federation has reportedly started an investigation after racist chants were heard toward the end of AC Milan’s match at Cagliari in Serie A on Saturday.
Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan and defender Fikayo Tomori, who are both Black, were racially abused after the 1-0 victory in Sardinia.
Leader AC Milan drops points after 2-2 draw at SalernitanaFebruary 19, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Italian league leader AC Milan dropped crucial points in the title race after drawing 2-2 at last-place Salernitana on Saturday.
Milan is two points ahead of defending champion Inter Milan, which has played two fewer games, and three points ahead of third-place Napoli, which has one game in hand.
Rafael Leão’s early strike moves AC Milan top of Serie AFebruary 13, 2022 GMT
MILAN, Italy (AP) — AC Milan surged to the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday.
After beating city rival Inter Milan 2-1 in the previous round, Milan was third in the standings going into its game against Sampdoria and trailed leader Inter — which was held 1-1 at Napoli on Saturday — by two points.
Messi scores as leader PSG wins 5-1 at defending champ LilleFebruary 6, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi had one of his best games for Paris Saint-Germain as the runaway leader profited from bad goalkeeping to win 5-1 at defending champion Lille and move 13 points clear in the French league on Sunday.
Roma errors hand AC Milan a 3-1 win in Serie AJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Jose Mourinho was left gesticulating in apparent disapproval after two grievous errors from his Roma players handed AC Milan a 3-1 win in Serie A on Thursday.
First, striker Tammy Abraham stuck out his arm to block a shot that resulted in a penalty for Milan, then defender Roger Ibañez made an errant back pass that was intercepted by Olivier Giroud, which led to the Rossoneri’s second goal just 17 minutes in.
Napoli pays tribute to Maradona, takes outright Serie A leadNovember 28, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Dries Mertens scored twice as Napoli beat Lazio 4-0 on Sunday to take the outright lead of Serie A on the night it paid tribute to soccer great Diego Maradona.
As well as Mertens — who has taken over several of Maradona's records at Napoli — Piotr Zieliński and Fabián Ruiz also netted to help Napoli move three points clear of second-place AC Milan, which earlier lost 3-1 at home to Sassuolo.
Defender Zouma called up for France’s World Cup qualifiersNovember 4, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — With Raphael Varane out injured for a few weeks, France coach Didier Deschamps recalled Kurt Zouma on Thursday for upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Unbeaten in Serie A, AC Milan can’t win in Champions LeagueOctober 19, 2021 GMT
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Unbeaten in Serie A, AC Milan can’t find a way to win in the Champions League.
Making their first group-phase appearance in eight years, the Rossoneri were beaten 1-0 at Porto in Group B on Tuesday for their third straight defeat in the competition.
AC Milan players targeted with racism in consecutive gamesSeptember 21, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — For the second consecutive game, an AC Milan player was the target of racist chants.
Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan, who is Black, used his Instagram account to raise awareness after being showered with discriminatory insults by Juventus fans during a 1-1 draw Sunday.
Díaz fires Milan to 1-0 win at Sampdoria in season openerAugust 23, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan overcame the continued absence of Zlatan Ibrahimović to open its Serie A season with a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on Monday.
Brahim Díaz scored in the ninth minute and Milan’s new signing Mike Maignan made a couple of key saves to keep his side in the lead.
Lille beats PSG 1-0 to win Champions Trophy for the 1st timeAugust 1, 2021 GMT
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Portuguese midfielder Xeka scored the only goal as French champion Lille beat Cup winner Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the Champions Trophy on Sunday.
The win gives Lille coach Jocelyn Gourvennec a trophy in his first game since replacing Christophe Galtier.
AC Milan signs France goalkeeper Mike Maignan from LilleMay 27, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan signed goalkeeper Mike Maignan on Thursday, only days after he helped Lille win the French league title.
Milan said the 25-year-old Frenchman signed a five-year contract through 2026.