AZZURRI

Italy have slipped to eighth place in the FIFA World Ranking, but will be among nine seeds for the World Cup qualifying draw. The Azzurri had...
Former Roma and Inter midfielder Luigi Di Biagio has been named as the new Italy Under-20 boss. The Roman, who won 31 caps for his country as a...
The tickets for Italy's friendly clash with Spain in Bari on August 10 will be on sale next week. The Azzurri will welcome the reigning world...
Federico Marchetti's nightmare year ends with a new start at Lazio. “Doing well here, I can win back my place in the Italy squad....
Angelo Palombo is aware that he risks missing out on a place at Euro 2012 by staying loyal to Sampdoria. The captain has confirmed that he will...
Italy's Under-21 side has arranged a friendly against their Swiss counterparts on August 10. Coach Ciro Ferrara will have the opportunity to...
Fabio Cannavaro looks back over his career, Calciopoli, Juventus and retiring five years to the day from the World Cup triumph. “In all...
World Cup, Ballon d'Or and World Player of the Year winner Fabio Cannavaro has retired. “I am very sad.” The former Italy captain...
Marcello Lippi marks the end of “an extraordinary career” with Fabio Cannavaro's retirement. “He's a great player, but...
Italy's Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovenia will be held at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence. The Federation released a statement...
Italy's recent results have seen them climb to sixth place in the FIFA World Rankings. The Azzurri had slipped out of the top 10 after the...
Cesare Prandelli looks ahead to the August friendly with Spain and warns “playing regularly at club level is essential to be in the Italy...
Italy got the bronze medal in the Toulon Tournament by beating Mexico on penalties. Ciro Ferrara's Under-21 side had lost the semi-final 1-0...
Italy's friendly against Spain in August will take place at Bari's Stadio San Nicola. The two teams will play each other on August 10 in...
Giovanni Trapattoni is looking forward to meeting one of his old players when his Republic of Ireland team play Italy in a friendly tonight. The...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is eagerly anticipating the August friendly against Spain in order to understand the true strength of his side. The...
Italy make big changes for tonight's friendly with the Republic of Ireland, with Giampaolo Pazzini partnering Giuseppe Rossi. The two nations...
Cesare Prandelli noted it was “fitting” the second defeat of his Italy reign should be against Giovanni Trapattoni. Up until now,...
Giorgio Chiellini was flabbergasted by Italy's defeat to Ireland. “All due respect, it irritates me to lose against them.” The...
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni admits “Italy deserved at least a draw,” but Andrea Pirlo was the tactical key....
Riccardo Montolivo felt there was “not enough movement off the ball” from the Azzurri, but also a lack of focus for this friendly....
Ireland assistant manager Marco Tardelli praised his side's determination and tactical solidity after beating Italy. “We were humble...
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete pointed out that Giovanni Trapattoni “brought us back to the essential elements – you need to be...
Cesare Prandelli plans big changes for Tuesday's friendly with the Republic of Ireland, including Alessandro Matri and Giampaolo Pazzini....
Robbie Keane, John O'Shea and Aiden McGeady are out of the Republic of Ireland's friendly with Italy on Tuesday. Giovanni Trapattoni'...