AZZURRI

Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio reckons that Italian teams are not bold enough when it comes to giving more playing time to their youngsters.
Marcello Lippi has revealed that he could be tempted back into a coaching role, but only on the international stage.
Fiorentina have suffered another setback to their striking department, with the news that Federico Bernardeschi has fractured his ankle.
Antonio Conte could field Lorenzo Insigne in central midfield in Italy’s upcoming matches with Croatia and Albania.
Antonio Conte defended his Champions League record on the Juventus bench and passed the baton to Max Allegri.
Antonio Conte said Mario Balotelli “has to deserve and earn” an Italy call-up, he’s impressed by Graziano Pellè and Andrea Pirlo.
World Cup winning Coach Marcello Lippi has retired to become technical director at Guangzhou Evergrande.
Riccardo Montolivo’s fractured tibia has now healed, so he can resume training with the Milan squad.
Antonio Conte has called Sampdoria and Genoa two examples to follow in Serie A, as he expresses delight in accepting Sinisa Mihajlovic’s invitation.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte confirmed he is “observing” Sampdoria players against Inter this evening.
Ex-France Coach Raymond Domenech released a book, mentioning Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt on Marco Materazzi.
Antonio Conte says that he is ‘honoured’ to have made FIFA’s shortlist for the 2014 Coach of the Year award.
Antonio Conte has been nominated for the FIFA World Coach of the Year 2014, along with fellow-Italian Carlo Ancelotti.
Alessandro Del Piero warned Mario Balotelli that “the mind is more important than technique.”
Marco Materazzi trusts Antonio Conte can succeed with Italy, but Mario Balotelli’s career “is going backwards.”
Luis Suarez had to “accept what you’ve done is wrong and apologise” after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
It has been announced the Italy Under-21 side will play Denmark on November 17 in Matera.
Inter target Andrej Kramaric has admitted that Serie A is an attractive proposition, as he reveals surprise at Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Italy Under-21 Coach Luigi Di Biagio is targeting at least the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic next summer.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli’s best might “not be good enough” after a row over shirt-swapping.
Alessio Tacchinardi believes Andrea Pirlo can’t continue to play for Juventus and Italy, and warns the Bianconeri ‘no more mistakes’ in Europe.
Liverpool legend and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher believes Mario Balotelli will be sold by the Reds before the start of next season.
Simone Zaza believes 'there is room for Mario Balotelli' in the Italy squad, but hopefully not at his own expense.
Antonio Conte’s Italy have climbed two places in the latest FIFA World Rankings, sitting just outside the top 10 in 11th place.
Italy’s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro has reportedly had assets worth €900,000 seized in an investigation into alleged tax fraud.