Sampdoria’ De Silvestri aiming for Italy call-up

Lorenzo De Silvestri Sampdoria

De Silvestri – Sampdoria With Sampdoria flying high in Serie A, defender Lorenzo De Silvestri wants to break back into the Italian national team this season, and believes Italy coach Antonio Conte will struggle to ignore he and his Blucerchiati teammates if they continue this form. With just two Azzurri appearances since making his debut against More...

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By Luca Gunby On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Di Biagio: Serie A has more to do to aid youth development

Italy U21 coach Luigi Di Biagio has argued that Serie A is getting better at giving young players the playing time needed to improve their development but there is still more work to be done. The coach also spoke More...

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By Richard Hinman On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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FIGC to have budget cut by Italian Olympic Committee

The FIGC are to have their budget slashed with cuts being made in all areas of sport in Italy. It is believed that this cut is likely to be in the region of €20 million, which would be a third of their current More...

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By Navin John On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Italy moves two places in latest FIFA rankings

Antonio Conte’s Italy have climbed 11th in the FIFA world rankings after coming off the back of recent wins over Malta and Azerbaijan. The Azzurri, with 1064 points, moved up two places, ahead of Switzerland More...

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By Luke Vance Barr On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Balotelli is a very strong player, I hope to play with him soon states Sassuolo striker

After Sassuolo’s draw with Juventus over the weekend, Simone Zaza has spoken of his desire to partner Mario Balotelli in the future after his recent introduction to the Italian national side. Whilst speaking More...

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By Scott Orkney On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Di Biagio warns Italy Under-21 side can still improve

Italy Under-21 coach Luigi Di Biagio has praised his side after qualifying for the European Championship finals, but warns that they are still improving. The Azzurrini progressed to the 2015 tournament in the Czech More...

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By Thomas Tague On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Pagliuca: Pelle can be Italy’s new Vieri

Former Italy goalkeeper Gianluca Pagliuca believes that newly-capped striker Graziano Pelle can be the Azzurri’s next Christian Vieri. The powerful frontman netted the winner his Italy debut against Malta, More...

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By Marco Credentino On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Southampton boss praises Italy debutant Pelle

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has praised his star striker Graziano Pelle after his match-winning debut for Italy. The 29 year old towering striker finally made his national team bow against Malta, and scored the More...

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By Drew Farmer On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Antonio Conte can’t make everyone happy – Serie A Podcast

The Italian Football FanCast is the only Serie A podcast for fans of Calcio. Italy are undefeated in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers after picking up wins against Azerbaijan and Malta in their most recent fixtures; More...

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By Vito Doria On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Italy coach Conte praises Azzurrini after play-off victory

Italy coach Antonio Conte has praised Luigi Di Biagio and the Azzurrini after qualifying for the 2015 European Under-21 Championship. Italy’s Under-21 team defeated the Slovakia Under-21 side 3-1 on Tuesday More...

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