AZZURRI

Italy called up numerous young players for the friendly against England, so Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia had to readjust his squad for Holland.
Roy Hodgson has recalled Michael Carrick for the August 15 friendly between England and Italy.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hailed Fabio Borini after the young Italian's whirlwind start to life on Merseyside.
Francesco Acerbi, Manolo Gabbiadini and Mattea De Sciglio are the notable inclusions in Cesare Prandelli’s Italy squad to face England.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete laughed off reports Juventus could call in Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli. “I never worried about that.”
Despite reaching the European Championship Final this summer, Cesare Prandelli’s Italy are still ranked sixth in the world.
Italy’s 2014 World Cup qualifier in Armenia will be played in Yerevan on October 12, it has been confirmed.
Fabio Cannavaro, Marco Materazzi and Filippo Inzaghi all moved one step closer to becoming UEFA Pro Licence-qualified Coaches this week.
Giancarlo Antognoni has been robbed of some sentimental medals after thieves broke into his home.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo wants to stay at Roma and win back his place in the Italy plans of boss Cesare Prandelli.
Italian Under-21 boss Devis Mangia says he’ll have no problem in selecting Fabio Borini and Mattia Destro – if Cesare Prandelli doesn’t call them up them first.
Antonio Di Natale is not concerned by the many changes at Udinese and hopes to get another chance in the Italy shirt.
Italy’s 2014 World Cup qualifier against Denmark will be played at San Siro on October 16, announced the Federation.
Alessandro Diamanti returns from his Euro 2012 adventure and assures he’s “happy at the extra responsibility” for Bologna.
Juventus’ Euro 2012 contingent reported into the club’s Vinovo training base on Tuesday ahead of phase two of pre-season training.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will reportedly be keeping a close eye on Juventus’ Paolo De Ceglie this season.
Antonio Cassano’s remarks about gay footballers made during the European Championships have earned him a €15,000 fine from UEFA.
The agent of Fabio Borini seems unconcerned that his move to Liverpool could jeopardise his place in the Italian national squad.
Devis Mangia says he will hope to follow the example of Cesare Prandelli after being named as the new Italian Under-21 boss.
Marco Parolo says he’s not primarily thinking about an international recall after joining Parma from Cesena.
Ciro Ferrrara has thanked his former Italian Under-21 players for helping him get the job at Sampdoria.
Ciro Immobile is looking forward to starting the season with Genoa, where he believes he can do well and perhaps earn a call up to Italy.
After reaching an agreement with Palermo to terminate his existing contract, Devis Mangia looks set to take over the Italy Under-21 job.
Manchester City’s Mario Balotelli could one day win the Golden Ball, says Euro 2012 teammate Antonio Di Natale.
Should Devis Mangia wish to take the Italy Under-21 job, he will have to break his Palermo contract without severance pay, the Rosanero confirm.