AZZURRI

Antonio Cabrini is the new Coach of the women’s Italian national side after replacing Pietro Ghedin in the role.
Novara boss Attilio Tesser is disappointed that Marco Rigoni wasn’t included in Italy’s preliminary 32-man squad for Euro 2012.
Italy have another injury to monitor as Sebastian Giovinco is ruled out of action for 10 days after picking up a knee injury.
Giorgio Chiellini has ruled himself out of the Coppa Italia Final against Napoli, but the Juventus stopper is hopeful for Euro 2012.
Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete has backed the selections of Coach Cesare Prandelli and insisted that the tactician will stay beyond Euro 2012.
Italy’s chief medic Enrico Castellacci has given the latest news available to him on injuries to Giorgio Chiellini, Daniele De Rossi and Riccardo Montolivo.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has defended his selections after naming his preliminary 32-man squad for Euro 2012.
Siena’s Mattia Destro is well aware that he has improvements to make even after being called up to Italy’s 32-man preliminary Euro 2012 squad.
Marco Verratti is struggling to believe that he has a chance of going to Euro 2012. “Don’t wake me up if this is a dream.”
Ezequiel Schelotto has admitted that he was surprised to see his name in Italy’s 32-man preliminary squad for Euro 2012.
Bologna boss Stefano Pioli is not surprised by Alessandro Diamanti’s inclusion in Italy’s initial 32-man Euro 2012 squad.
There are several surprise new faces in the 32-man long-list for Italy at Euro 2012, including Mattia Destro, Antonio Di Natale, Ezequiel Schelotto and Marco Verratti.
Cesare Prandelli will name his Italy squad for Euro 2012 on Sunday and could include Antonio Di Natale, Fabio Borini, Alessandro Diamanti and Mattia Destro.
Italy’s Euro 2012 opponents Croatia have announced their 27-man longlist for the tournament.
A call-up to Italy’s Euro 2012 squad would be a dream come true for Juventus revelation Emanuele Giaccherini.
Women will be given free tickets for Italy’s friendly against Luxembourg on May 29 in Parma as part of a charity initiative.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is expected to name a preliminary 30-man squad on Sunday before selecting his final party for Euro 2012.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has committed his future to the national side, but played down the Azzurri’s chances of Euro 2012 glory.
Cesare Prandelli continued his tour of Italy’s clubs by visiting Napoli and hailed them as “a real club that wants to grow with a winning project.”
Juventus’ Gigi Buffon says he won’t consider retirement until his Italian international career comes to an end.
Alessandro Diamanti of Bologna is still keeping his fingers crossed for a call-up to the 2012 European Championship.
Mattia Destro is remaining cool as whispers start to circulate that he could be a surprise inclusion in Italy’s Euro 2012 squad.
Cesare Prandelli and the Italy squad will pay visit to Auschwitz ahead of the Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine.
Cesare Prandelli believes Italy are in good shape to do well at Euro 2012, but he has refused to rule out leaving his position after the summer tournament.
Antonio Di Natale disagrees with Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli’s call for gay players to come out, but Diego Milito encourages it.