Ventura: There is room for everyone in the Italy squad


New Italy coach Giampiero Ventura has said everyone, young or old, will have the opportunity to fight for their place in the Azzurri squad. The former Torino boss has taken over from Antonio Conte on the Italy bench, after he left to join Chelsea following the conclusion of the Azzurri’s Euro 2016 campaign. “I am proud to have been chosen More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Italy and Juventus goalkeeper named in UEFA Best Player shortlist

Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named on the shortlist for the UEFA Best Player Award for the 2015-16 season. Every year, a journalist from each of UEFA’s 55 member association enters More...

By Anthony Zacchino On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

VIDEO: Italy captain joins in with children’s football game on holiday

Following Italy’s disappointing exit against Germany during Euro 2016, Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon was spotted playing football with a group of children while on holiday near Pisa, Italy.  More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Italy climb into top 10 of FIFA Rankings

After reaching the quarter-finals of Euro 2016, Italy have climbed back into the top 10 of the official FIFA Rankings. The Azzurri beat the likes of Belgium and Spain during the campaign and eventually lost on penalties More...

By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Agent of Toronto striker furious with Conte over Euro 2016 omission

The agent of Toronto striker Sebastian Giovinco is angry with Antonio Conte after not picking his client for the Italy squad at Euro 2016. Giovinco moved to the American Major League Soccer in 2015 from Juventus More...

By Anthony Zacchino On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

VIDEO: 10th anniversary of Azzurri triumph over France

It has been ten years since Fabio Grosso and the Italian national team lifted the World Cup in Berlin, beating rivals France in a dramatic shoot out 5-3. Check out the video below to relive highlights of that magical More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Materazzi: I didn’t speak to Zidane about his mother

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has revealed what he said to Zinedine Zidane in the infamous 2006 World Cup final. It is the tenth anniversary of the 2006 World Cup final on July 9 2016, in which Italy beat More...

By Anthony Zacchino On Monday, July 4th, 2016

VIDEO: Buffon greeted with open arms by Italy supporters

Following a tough exit on penalties to Germany during the quarterfinals of the European Championship in France, Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon returned to Italy and received a hero’s welcome as more than More...

By Conor Clancy On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Emotional Buffon praises Italy efforts

Following Italy’s penalty shootout defeat to Germany in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 on Saturday evening, Gianluigi Buffon struggled to hold back tears as he praised his teammates. Antonio Conte’s More...

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By Connall Shaw On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Bonucci: Italy leave with their heads held high

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci remains upbeat despite his side’s 7-6 loss to Germany on penalties in the EURO 2016 quarter final. The Juventus man converted a spot kick during the second half to make the More...