Ciao, Francesco: Totti bows out at Roma

Francesco Totti finally called time on his playing days with Roma on Sunday, bowing out as his side clinched their place in the group stages of the 2017-18 Champions LeagueWhen Andrea Gervasoni blew time at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday, it not only signalled the end of a campaign that saw Roma chase Juventus to week 37 in the Scudetto race, but, More...

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By Marco Jackson On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

1993-94 – AC Milan Offer Sacchi a Blueprint

Arrigo Sacchi’s squad selection for the 1994 World Cup was made a lot easier by the brilliance of many Italians in Serie A, with most of these playing for Milan, Juventus and ParmaAt first sight, there was More...

By Adriano Boin On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Former Italy defender wants abandoned World Cup podium

The World Cup winners’ podium used at the 2006 tournament in Germany has been found abandoned, and Marco Materazzi has stepped forward to give it a new owner. Italy overcame France on penalties on July 9, More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Player Ratings: Netherlands 1-2 Italy

Italy made it two wins from two this international break with a 2-1 win at the Amsterdam Arena over The Netherlands. Alessio Romagnoli put the ball past Gianluigi Donnarumma to give the hosts the lead, only for More...

By David Schiavone On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Youthful Italy impress in win over the Netherlands

A much changed Italy were 2-1 winners over the Netherlands in the friendly match at the Amsterdam ArenA, thanks to goals from Eder and Leonardo Bonucci. Six changes were made by Giampiero Ventura to the team which More...

By Suhayl Al-Sammari On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Toldo: Italy are in safe hands after Buffon retires

Former Italy goalkeeper Francesco Toldo believes the Azzurri have a ready-made replacement for veteran Gianluigi Buffon, in the form of Gianluigi Donnarumma. Buffon has been a stalwart of the national team since becoming More...

By Adriano Boin On Monday, March 27th, 2017

De Rossi disappointed by lack of Roma trophies

Despite his ironclad commitment to Roma, Daniele De Rossi admits he wishes he had more trophies to show from his time at the club. The 33-year-old has been an ever present figure for the Giallorossi since making More...

By Adriano Boin On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Ventura hits out at former Italy coach

Italy coach Giampiero Ventura admits he was disappointed by the recent criticism directed his way by former Azzurri boss Arrigo Sacchi. Goals from Daniele De Rossi and Ciro Immobile helped Italy past Albania on More...

By Adriano Boin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Madrid top option to host Spain-Italy

Italy’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Spain in September could take place in Madrid if Spanish officials get their way. The two teams currently top Group G with 13 points from five matches, and More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Player Ratings: Italy 2-0 Albania

Marco Verratti provided a dominant display in midfield to drive Italy to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Albania in Friday evening’s World Cup qualifier at the Stadio Renzo Barbera. The Azzurri took maximum More...

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