AZZURRI

Giuseppe Rossi’s hopes of a return to fitness in time to make Italy’s squad for Euro 2012 are over as the Villarreal man seriously re-injures his right knee.
Amauri has hit out at his critics and at Antonio Conte’s treatment of him at Juventus, and also revealed the truth behind playing for Italy.
Milan’s Antonio Cassano and Giuseppe Rossi of Villarreal have been omitted from the Italy squad by Panini in their latest collection.
Palermo’s Emiliano Viviano is the best Italian goalkeeper there is behind Gigi Buffon of Juventus, says Giovanni Galli.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side have fallen outside the Top 10 of the FIFA World Rankings.
Mario Balotelli has escaped a potential nine-match ban after the FA ruled it will not take retrospective action for his tackle on Alex Song.
Mario Balotelli has apologised for his dismissal at the weekend in an effort to not jeopardise his place at Euro 2012.
Cesare Prandelli says that Mario Balotelli’s latest dismissal did not breach his strict code of ethics when it comes to the Italian national side.
Antonio Cassano has recalled his emotions on finding out he required heart surgery and also revealed his intention for a quick return to action.
Antonio Cassano’s agent has thanked Milan and Italy boss Cesare Prandelli for the support they’ve given his client.
Cesare Prandelli visited Udinese’s training ground today, reportedly to request to Francesco Guidolin that he release Antonio Di Natale for training in late April.
Antonio Cassano has received the green light to resume his playing career, after heart surgery last autumn.
After negotiations on Monday, Cesare Prandelli has finally been granted permission by the Lega Calcio to call up players to a training camp later this month.
Italian football is in mourning after the death of Lazio and Italy legend Giorgio Chinaglia at the age of 65.
Cesare Prandelli admits he will wait until the last minute for Antonio Cassano when picking the Euro 2012 squad.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini echoed Cesare Prandelli’s words about Mario Balotelli. “No, I don’t trust Mario. No-one trusts Mario.”
Milan defender Daniele Bonera is thinking about a recall to the Italian international squad for Euro 2012.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted that he would have liked more time to work with his national side ahead of Euro 2012.
Italy’s Under-21 side beat Frosinone 5-3 in today’s friendly, but Coach Ciro Ferrara was far from satisfied. “We should’ve done a lot more.”
Italian Under-21 international Federico Macheda has been ruled out for the rest of the season after picking up an ankle injury.
Mattia Destro has shrugged off any possible transfer talk until the season is over, specifying today where his focus lies.
Lorenzo Insigne is happy to wait another year for his chance to break into the Napoli first team, as he prioritises playing time at this stage of his career.
Atalanta believe that Ezequiel Schelotto can break into the Italian national squad in time for Euro 2012.
Ciro Ferrara has called up four new faces for his Under-21 international get-together, preparing to face Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.
Daniele De Rossi has revealed his growing desire to play every game possible for Roma and of the ambition to perhaps stay in the game after retirement.