Mario Balotelli’s infamous celebration during Italy’s Euro 2012 semi-final win over Germany. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2012: Germany 1 Italy 2 June 28th, 2012 This was the tournament where Mario Balotelli proved that he was more than just a controversial figure (...)

AC Milan’s Mario Balotelli is hopeful that the club will extend his stay next season. Photograph: EPA

Mario Balotelli says he does not want to return to Liverpool at the end of the season, expressing his desire to stay at Milan beyond his current loan (...)

Mario Balotelli’s season-long loan at Milan has proved unsuccessful thus far. Photograph: Epa

He told us things would be different. He told us he had changed his ways. Mario Balotelli told us all the words he thought we might want to hear as he(...)

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp. Photograph:  Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Jürgen Klopp is to be given substantial funds to overhaul his squad this summer after Liverpool’s latest accounts underlined the financial recovery u(...)

Liverpool will try and sell Mario Balotelli – who is currently on loan at AC Milan – to a Chinese Super League club. Photograph: Getty.

Liverpool are hoping for financial windfalls from south-east Asia after holding talks over a main stand naming rights deal and with Mario Balotelli t(...)

James Milner under the watchful eye of Jurgen Klopp. The midfielder has played in a number of different roles since arriving at Anfield. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Much has been made of Jurgen Klopp’s touchline behaviour at Liverpool, those sudden cartwheeling appearances, grasping at the air, forming weird geome(...)

 Golan Lodge, with Jack Kennedy up, left, jumps the last on their way to winning the Coral.ie  Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstwon. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

‘He has very little mileage on the clock,” said Ted Walsh. “He’s like a car you brought home and stood on blocks for three years.” In that sense, th(...)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp will be without striker  Daniel Sturridge for the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final against Stoke. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Liverpool may be experiencing something of a crisis in front of goal but manager Jürgen Klopp will not be taking any shortcuts to solve it. The 22 go(...)

 Mario Balotelli has only made four appearances for AC Milan this year. Photograph: Dino Panato/Getty Images

Mario Balotelli has undergone successful surgery to resolve a groin problem and will be sidelined for four weeks, AC Milan announced on Wednesday. A r(...)

Will Ireland get a favourable draw for the Euro 2016 finals? Photo: Getty Images

Paris, December 12th: the group stage draw for Euro 2016 will take place. And Ireland will be there. Who would have thought it back in June? Or back i(...)