Calcioscommesse scandal still haunting Italy coach Conte

Antonio Conte Italy

The announcement of further questioning into the Calcioscommesse scandal of 2011/12 has come at a bad time for Italy coach Antonio Conte, who is expected to be called in for questioning by lead investigator Roberto di Martino. Poor relations with the press and dispiriting performances on the pitch are currently saddling the Azzurri and with the latest More...

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Andrea Stramaccioni
By Enzo Misuraca On Monday, June 29th, 2015

Former Udinese coach turns down Italy U21 and Olympiacos jobs

Andrea Stramaccioni has reportedly refused the chance to get straight back into football after having been relieved of his duties with Udinese at the end of last season. The 39-year-old tactician had an excellent More...

Luigi Di Biagio Italy
By Adriano Boin On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Tavecchio: Conte will decide whether Di Biagio remains as Italy Under 21 coach

FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio has revealed that Antonio Conte will decide Luigi Di Biagio’s future as coach of the Italy Under 21 side. The Azzurrini slumped to a disappointing group stage exit at the European More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

England U21 v Italy U21 – Preview: Azzurrini stand on the brink of elimination

Italy face England at the Andruv Stadium on Wednesday in a crucial third and final fixture in the group stages of the European Under-21 Championship. The Young Lions have recovered from their opening defeat against More...

Luigi Di Biagio Italy
By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Di Biagio: Italy have the potential to beat England

Italy Under-21 coach Luigi Di Biagio has said his side are capable of qualifying for the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship. The Azzurrini face the youngsters of England on Wednesday in a game where More...

Rui Jorge (Head Coach) (Portugal)
By Oscar La-Gambina On Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Rui Jorge: Italy U21 will be a dangerous challenge for Portugal

Portugal U21 coach Rui Jorge has labelled impending opponents Italy as a danger. The Azzurrini face the Portuguese youth on Sunday in the Czech Republic in the European Under-21 Championship in Group B, with Portugal More...

Conte - italy v Portugal
By Martin Carter On Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Tavecchio: Conte’s future with Italy will be decided after Euro 2016

FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio has stated that Antonio Conte’s position as Italy coach will be re-evaluated after the 2016 European Championship, though he hopes the former Juventus boss will stay on beyond More...

mario balotelli cesare prandelli
By Niall Mooney On Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Former Italy coach hits back at Bonucci criticism while praising Balotelli

Former Italy national team coach Cesare Prandelli has defended his training methods following recent criticism from Leonardo Bonucci, while backing Mario Balotelli to return to the Azzurri setup. Juventus defender More...

Sturaro - Juventus
By Luke Vance Barr On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Sturaro apologises for Italy U21 sending off

Italian Under-21 international Stefano Sturaro has publicly apologised following his straight red card against Sweden in the Azzurrini’s opening fixture of European Under 21 Championship. The Juventus man More...

By Padraig Whelan On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Portugal to lose out on Italy friendly windfall due to Ronaldo no show

Portugal are set to be hit in the pocket after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to feature in their recent friendly win against Italy in Switzerland. An Eder goal at the Stade de Geneve condemned the Azzurri to a 1-0 loss More...



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