Italy’s Daniele De Rossi has described today as a sad day for the Azzurri in the wake of Riccardo Montolivo’s injury.
Riccardo Montolivo will undergo surgery tomorrow on the broken tibia he sustained last night against Ireland, it has been confirmed.
Phil Jagielka believes that young attacker Ross Barkley can give England an extra dimension at the World Cup.
England boss Roy Hodgson has bemoaned the country’s ‘obsession’ with Wayne Rooney.
Riccardo Montolivo will be out for between three and four months, reports this morning claim.
Italy’s final 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup will be announced later today.
FIFA are facing fresh calls to strip Qatar of the 2022 World Cup after allegations of bribery.
Salvatore Sirigu was pleased with his own performance in Italy’s 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland.
Claudio Marchisio believes that Saturday’s friendly with Republic of Ireland was a positive, apart from the injury to Riccardo Montolivo.
Giuseppe Rossi is happy to have come through 70 minutes of Italy’s friendly with Republic of Ireland unscathed.
Ciro Immobile has confirmed he will be joining Borussia Dortmund, saying that all he needs to do is sign the contract.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has expressed his sorrow for Riccardo Montolivo and said the Azzurri are feeling dazed.
Riccardo Montolivo has been officially ruled out of the World Cup after Italy’s doctor confirmed he has suffered a broken tibia.
Italy’s friendly with Republic of Ireland ended goalless but was marred by a broken tibia suffered by Riccardo Montolivo
Giuseppe Rossi starts alongside Ciro Immobile up-front for Italy in their friendly against Republic of Ireland at Craven Cottage.
Luis Suarez, as expected, has been named in Uruguay’s final 23-man World Cup squad today.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci wants the Azzurri to learn to defend as a team at all times, starting from the strikers.
Former Italy and Republic of Ireland Coach Giovanni Trapattoni says he will remain neutral for the friendly between the sides tonight.
Giovanni Trapattoni says the debate over Giuseppe Rossi’s fitness reminds him of when he left Roberto Baggio out of his World Cup 2002 squad.
Italy’s Group D opponents Costa Rica have named their 23-man squad for the World Cup.
Giovanni Trapattoni hopes both Italy and the Republic of Ireland do well in this evening’s friendly.
England captain Steven Gerrard has insisted that his side will be ‘raring to go’ when they take on Italy at the World Cup.
England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that he is ‘excited by the whole squad’ after their win over Peru.
Italy’s Group D opponents Uruguay got their World Cup preparations underway with a win over Northern Ireland.
Goals by Daniel Sturridge, Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka were enough for England to beat Peru in their final home friendly before the World Cup.