Associazione Calcio Milan, commonly referred to as A.C. Milan is a professional Italian football club based in Milan, Lombardy. It was founded in 1899 by English lace-maker Herbert Kilpin and businessman Alfred Edwards among others. The club has spent most of its history in Serie A, having played only two seasons in Serie B in the early 1980s. Milan has won 18 officially recognized UEFA and FIFA international titles, and remains tied with Boca Juniors as having won the most in the world. Milan has won four world titles, more than any other club in the world, having won the Intercontinental Cup three times and the FIFA Club World Cup once. Milan has won the European Cup/Champions League on seven occasions, only Real Madrid has exceeded this total. The club has also won the UEFA Super Cup a record five times and the Cup Winners’ Cup twice.
Milan has won 18 league titles, making the club the second most successful in Series A with their local rivals Internazionale and record-holder Juventus (27 titles). Milan’s home games are played at San Siro, also known as the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, which is shared with Inter and has the largest capacity of 80,074. The owner of the club is Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi while the vice-president is Adriano Galliani. Milan is one of the wealthiest clubs in Italian and world football. AC Milan have had some of the best players in the world including Rivera, Van Basten, Baresi, Maldini, Pirlo and current players like Gattuso, Robinho and Ibrahimovic. We thought it would be a good idea to let AC fans in on some great apps available.
iMilan 2.0 by A.C. Milan is a free application available through the iTunes App Store. iMilan 2.0, gives the user the opportunity to access all the latest news, results, fixtures and stats the Rossoneri (red and black) have to offer. View team profiles with video news, interviews, conferences and many other great moments. There is also the chance to look up historic information including the stadium, tickets and much more.
Milan Soccer Diary by SpringApp Technologies Inc is the ideal application for fans to obtain all the current news and statistics. View the history behind AC Milan and find out about past managers, club history, the amount Van Basten scored and when Milan won the Champions League. This application is available at the App Store for £2.99/$4.99 and will let the user in on all scores, fixtures and league standings with regular updates.
Milan 18! by Oku Studio is a great way for fans to celebrate AC Milan’s 18th “scudetto. For £1.49/$1.99 at the App Store, this application allows fans to see all the records on matches, players, formations, substitutions, winning streaks and allsorts of varied statistics. Find out which players played the best, how many were scored and votes for players and decisive goals. With an Internet connection, you can navigate all contents, reliving all matches with articles, commentaries, goals and video clips shot by team supporters.
AC Milan Fantasy Manager by From The Bench, SL is a free official AC Milan game app that allows the user to become the manager and guide their team to the top. Sign players, sell players, choose line-up and train your team to progress. Buy your favorite players and handle marketing business related with the club. The game score depends on your own skills and your team players’ performance in the real life. This fun application is available at the App Store for fans to take over their team.
Football Fans – Milan by Brighthouse Labs is ideal for supporters to find out exactly what is going on with all the latest news stats, standings and scores. With detailed team, information users can obtain knowledge and find out everything about Milan. Fans will receive all the latest news as it happens, including team scores, wins, interviews and headlines outside of football. Watch the latest Milan highlights and interviews or chat to other fans using the built in chat feature. For more on this, visit the App Store and download for £1.49/$1.99.
Get all the information a fan requires with easy to use apps compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. How do you think the Rossoneri will do this season? Does AC Milan have the team to compete for another European trophy? Maybe its time for AC Milan to cut the ties with old favorites like Nesta, Inzaghi and Seedorf and bring in some younger players.