Top 6 clashes between Italy and England

ITA v ENG 2014

With five World Cups between them, Italy and England are definitely two of the more prestigious national teams in the world, with their encounters attracting millions of followers from all over the globe. Two successful nations with very strong football traditions are set to lock horns on March 31 at the Juventus Stadium. The game between the footballing More...

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Roberto Bettega Italy England 1976
By Scott Orkney On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Italy v England: Top 10 goals

From Giovanni Ferrari to Mario Balotelli, 60 goals have been scored in the 25 previous meetings between Italy and England. Now new players such as Eder and Harry Kane will be aiming to add to this total when the More...

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By Drew Farmer On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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The man who opened the Italy door for the modern Oriundi: Mauro Camoranesi

In the 154 years since Italy was recognised as an independent state, the country has been able to count emigration as one of its chief exports.¬†Italian diaspora has placed pockets of people with Italian heritage More...

Valeri Bojinov Bulgaria v Italy
By Scott Orkney On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Italy to meet old Serie A foe: Valeri Bojinov

Almost 11 years after making his international debut for Bulgaria against Italy at Euro 2004, Bojinov could be set for a second coming against the Azzurri as he rebuilds his troubled career in Serie B. The debate More...

Roberto Baggio v Bulgaria
By Marco Jackson On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Italy v Bulgaria: No longer the fantasista football of old

Italy squad face Bulgaria on Saturday without any big names, and could see Mirko Valdifiori and Franco Vazquez demonstrate a little of their creative talent and looking to fill an Andrea Pirlo shaped void. It was More...

Pirlo+Verratti Italy
By Rajath Kumar On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Vice-Pirlo Wanted: Marco Verratti’s Italy chance

With Italy needing to eventually look beyond their midfield maestro, their young, exiled starlet now has an opportunity to take an important place in Conte’s team. Many groan and complain about the lack of More...

Antonio Conte Italy
By Marco Credentino On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Questions that count: Italy must resolve issue of Conte waverings

When Antonio Conte was appointed as the new boss of the Italian national team last year, many wondered if it was the right choice for himself, and for the Azzurri. Conte’s credentials were never in doubt More...

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By Vito Doria On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Italy should not rely on oriundi selections like Eder and Vazquez

Selecting oriundi or foreign players of Italian ancestry has historically been a common practice for the Italian national team; but the practice should cease. When Italy coach Antonio Conte announced the Azzurri More...

Helenio Herrera
By Enzo Misuraca On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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A lesson in Calcio: The Glossary of Italian football and player positions

Football may be a universal language, but sometimes it does help to know a few key words; Calcio has its own language too of course, which is decrypted here. Do you know your mezz’ala from your mediano and More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Azzurri Flops: Serie A stars who failed to make Italy great again

Hype is temporary, but class is permanent; a saying that would apply perfectly to some of the Italian game’s biggest flops on the international scene. Despite winning the World Cup in 2006, the Italian national More...

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