AZZURRI

Italy have broken back into the FIFA Ranking top 10 after a year. “It's just the beginning,” smiled Cesare Prandelli. The Azzurri...
Lecce midfielder Andrea Bertolacci is excited following his call up to the Italy Under-21 squad. The Azzurrini are due to face Russia in a...
Ciro Ferrara's Azzurrini scored two late goals to defeat their Russian counterparts 2-0 in today's friendly. The Under-21 side left it to...
Ciro Ferrara prepares for tomorrow's Under-21 match with Russia. “It's an important game, as there's no such thing as a friendly...
Ciro Ferrara has unveiled his latest Italy Under-21 squad for next Wednesday's match against Russia in Padova. Pescara defender Marco Capuano...
Italy will surge back into the top 10 of the FIFA World Ranking thanks to their recent victories in Slovenia and Ukraine. The Azzurri had been...
There are reports that Roberto Baggio is about to resign from his Federation role after seeing a €7m proposal rejected. Il Divin Codino was...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has backtracked after controversially saying that he is backing Napoli to win the Scudetto this season. Milan Vice-...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has hailed Napoli's performances this season, likening their achievements to his old Fiorentina side. Napoli...
Italy's crunch Euro 2012 qualifier against Estonia on June 3 will be played at the Stadio Braglia in Modena. The FIGC announced the venue...
Napoli defender Fabiano Santacroce has the ability to become part of the Italy squad again, says his agent. The defender, a former Under-21...
Cesare Prandelli hit back at Italy's critics. “They gave us up for dead, but we've wiped out the post-World Cup pessimism.”...
Ciro Ferrara hailed his Under-21 side's fightback in Germany. “We had inexperienced kids against regular Bundesliga starters.”...
Milan legend Andriy Shevchenko will not play tonight when Ukraine takes on Italy in an international friendly. The 34-year-old striker, now back...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli thinks Milan's Antonio Cassano and Villarreal's Giuseppe Rossi can play together for the national team....
“I have infinite patience with Mario Balotelli,” assured Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli after the latest scandal. The Manchester City...
Cesare Prandelli praised the “spirit” of his Italy squad after breaking the friendly taboo in Ukraine. The Azzurri had a notoriously...
Alessandro Matri admits he “never expected to score on my debut” and explains how he got the goal in Kiev. “I never expected to...
Giuseppe Rossi was pleased to see so many of his old Under-21 teammates progressing to the senior Italy squad. The average age of the line-up...
Italy's Under-21 side fought back from 2-0 down to earn a thrilling draw in Germany with Fabio Borini's strike. The Azzurrini faced their...
Ciro Ferrara was moved by his Azzurrini's spirit as they fought back from 2-0 down in Germany. “It's a performance that boosts morale...
Italy have made seven changes ahead of Tuesday's friendly against Ukraine in Kiev, but the 4-3-1-2 formation remains. Bologna goalkeeper...
Cesare Prandelli has praised his Italy players and expects Tuesday's trip to Ukraine to be a 'real match' not a friendly. Italy have...
Alberto Gilardino is delighted to get the chance to captain Italy when they face Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday. The 28-year-old will lead the line...
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara is well aware that his side will face a tough test in Tuesday's friendly with Germany. "It won't be...