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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...
Italy are set to change eight of their starting XI for Tuesday's friendly against Ukraine, including Alberto Gilardino and Giuseppe Rossi....
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete is “open” to Cesare Prandelli's suggestion of an Italy Under-21 side competing in Serie B. The...
Giorgio Chiellini believes Italy reached “a turning point” in Cesare Prandelli's reign with their victory in Slovenia. “We...
Alberto Aquilani hails Cesare Prandelli's new-look Italy midfield. “We were able to impose our football in Slovenia.” The...
Cesare Prandelli said in his post-match Press conference that “dominating the midfield was the key” as Italy gain in confidence....
Christian Maggio adapted to a new role for Italy against Slovenia and “after the disappointment in South Africa it's time to start a new...
Giampaolo Pazzini requires tests for an injury to his wrist picked up during the 1-0 victory in Slovenia. The striker hit the woodwork with his...
Tests excluded fractures, so Giampaolo Pazzini stays with the Italy squad, as Cesare Prandelli confirms he won't call any new players for...
The day after the victory in Slovenia, Cesare Prandelli notes his Italy project is progressing and Oriundi like Thiago Motta “are the future...
Italy striker Giampaolo Pazzini is confident that his former Sampdoria teammate Antonio Cassano can help end his scoring drought at international...
Slovenia boss Matjaz Kek believes his side will have an advantage when they meet Italy tonight because his players know Serie A very well. Italy...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has promised to help Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. The 20-year-old was left out of the latest Italy squad...
Debutant Marco Parolo will not even be on the bench tonight, as Italy released squad numbers for the game with Slovenia. UEFA have a limit of 23...
Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini start in Italy's Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovenia, who field several Serie A players. The Azzurri...
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli hit back at the critics after conquering Ljubljana. “When they call us a Serie B side, it just motivates us even...
Thiago Motta “couldn't have asked for more” than scoring the winning goal on his second Italy cap. The Inter midfielder, born in...
Riccardo Montolivo reveals how Cesare Prandelli has changed Italy's style. “We aim to play pretty fast, one-touch quality football....
Gianluigi Buffon celebrated Italy's first ever win in Slovenia. “We rarely used to win this type of match.” The Azzurri's...
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara was delighted with his side's emphatic 3-1 victory over Sweden on Thursday. The result never once looked in...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has confirmed that he will use a 4-3-1-2 formation for Friday night's Euro 2012 qualifier with Slovenia. The...
Catania's Argentine striker Maxi Lopez has ruled out representing Italy as yet another oriundo. The 26-year-old has made a big impression...
Palermo ace Fabrizio Miccoli accepts that his international career for Italy is probably now over. The former Juventus player was pushing for a...