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#Mario Balotelli

# mario-balotelli - Monday 23 March, 2015

Liverpool fan claims he prevented Balotelli from getting sent-off after ‘calming him down’

The home-ground advantage had more benefits than usual for the Reds on Sunday.

Mario Balotelli thanks Liverpool fans for restraining him against United

The Liverpool striker was held back by fans after a confrontation with Chris Smalling.

# mario-balotelli - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Mario Balotelli has just two words for his critics

The Liverpool striker took to Instagram yesterday.

# mario-balotelli - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Balotelli claims ‘someone doesn’t like me’ after being left on bench again

The striker again stole the headlines following Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Burnley.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 20 February, 2015

Brendan Rodgers has a simple explanation for the Balotelli-Henderson-Sturridge ‘kerfuffle’

There was no issue last night as far as the Liverpool boss is concerned.

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*

*Article also includes footage of that time Bertie Ahern appeared on The Premiership.

Penalty rogue Balotelli plays down spot kick ‘drama’

The striker was criticised by Steven Gerrard for taking the game-winning spot-kick away from Jordan Henderson.

# mario-balotelli - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gerrard accuses Balotelli of ‘disrespect’ for taking Liverpool’s match-winning penalty

The Reds skipper wasn’t happy with Super Mario after tonight’s win.

Mario Balotelli grabbed another late winner for Liverpool tonight against Besiktas

The Italian striker scored the only goal of the game.

# mario-balotelli - Sunday 15 February, 2015

‘Penny has dropped’ for Balotelli says Rodgers

The Liverpool boss believes Mario Balotelli is finally hitting his stride.

# mario-balotelli - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Balotelli the unlikely hero with first Premier League goal for Liverpool

The Reds claimed a 3-2 victory over Spurs thanks to their misfit Italian striker and move three points closer to the top four.

# mario-balotelli - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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Balotelli doesn’t look too impressed by Sturridge’s dressing room dance moves

The Liverpool lads enjoy a bop but Mario doesn’t appear to be that keen.

# mario-balotelli - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Balotelli ‘very disappointed’ by Liverpool drought, admits agent

Balotelli ‘very disappointed’ by Liverpool drought, admits agent

The Italian has yet to score a Premier League goal for the Reds but despite talk of a return to Italy, the misfiring forward is determined to remain at Anfield.

# mario-balotelli - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi

Will Daniel Sturridge return and more thoughts ahead of the game.

Balotelli is happy at Liverpool but we’ll see in the summer, says agent

The Italy striker has struggled for game time in recent weeks and Reds boss Brendan Rodgers suggested he currently has no part to play in his in-form line-up

# mario-balotelli - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Rodgers: Balotelli is fit, I just won’t pick him

The Liverpool boss reveals he had an hour-long chat with the Italy striker over his role in the team.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 16 January, 2015

Rodgers refusing to discuss Gerrard return

The Liverpool boss would not be drawn on speculation surrounding a possible return to Liverpool on loan.

# mario-balotelli - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Mario Balotelli is wasting everything – Mancini

The Nerazzurri coach fears the striker could throw away his career just like Adriano

# mario-balotelli - Monday 12 January, 2015

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Balotelli to Juve? Schneiderlin to United?

Will Mario be put out of his Anfield misery this month?

# mario-balotelli - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli exit rumours

The Italian has struggled to adapt to life at Anfield — scoring only two goals in all competitions since his close-season arrival from Milan.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 26 December, 2014

Balotelli set for substitute’s role as Brendan Rodgers admits formation doesn’t suit him

Italian striker is available for today’s clash with Burnley but is likely to start from the bench.

# mario-balotelli - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Rodgers open to January signings at Liverpool

The Reds boss says he could dip into the transfer market once again, despite spending heavily in the summer.

Mourinho: I called Balotelli for a meeting… he went to the Formula 1!

The Chelsea boss recalls his “funny problems” in dealing with the unpredictable striker.

# mario-balotelli - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Balotelli given one-match ban over racist post

The Italy international did not request a personal hearing, but submitted written mitigation to an independent disciplinary panel.

# mario-balotelli - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Louis van Gaal: My wife is happy so I am happy!

Manchester United picked up a sixth consecutive win earlier this afternoon.

5 talking points as Man United overcome Liverpool

De Gea Schmeichel-esque, Balotelli’s misery continues and more.

Resurgent Man United stalk hurting Liverpool

Hostilities resume this afternoon between two sides desperately seeking to return to former glories.

# mario-balotelli - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Balotelli accepts FA charge over ‘Super Mario post’ but it’s unclear what his punishment will be

Balotelli is awaiting the FA’s punishment for the incident.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 12 December, 2014

# mario-balotelli - Sunday 7 December, 2014

We can’t regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers

The Liverpool manager says the club had little choice but to sign the striker.

JJ the ‘animal in the air’! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Conor McGregor, Mario Balotelli, Henry Shefflin and Stephen Hunt.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 5 December, 2014

Mario Balotelli charged by the FA for ‘Super Mario’ Instagram post

Liverpool striker alleged to have posted “abusive and/or insulting and/or improper” material on social media.

# mario-balotelli - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Rodgers in the dark over Balotelli incident

The striker is facing a probe from the FA related to an Instagram post, but the Liverpool boss would not be drawn on the incident after the victory over Leicester.

# mario-balotelli - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Opinion: Rodgers is wrong again – ‘world class’ Origi is not Liverpool’s saviour

The young Belgian has been been tipped for greatness by the under-fire boss but he is nowhere near ready to star.

Why always him? Mario Balotelli is in hot water again

The Liverpool striker is in trouble for a post on his Instagram account.

# mario-balotelli - Friday 21 November, 2014

Balotelli: The goals will come at Liverpool for me at Anfield

The Italian striker is confident he’ll come good on Merseyside.

# mario-balotelli - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Mario Balotelli won’t be teaming up with Roberto Mancini at Inter

The two won’t be partnering up again.

# mario-balotelli - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Cruyff: Balotelli attitude comes from lack of education

The Italy international completed a €20 million move to Liverpool in the summer but has struggled so far and has been criticised by the former Ajax boss.

# mario-balotelli - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Benzema consigns Liverpool to another defeat

Basel’s 4-0 thrashing of Ludogorets Razgrad leaves them in pole position to join Madrid in the last 16.

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