Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is pleased his team’s critics are struggling to work out their formation, insisting the Azzurri want to be unpredictable.
England’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remains hopeful of playing a major part in this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Daniele De Rossi has praised Italy’s preparation for this summer’s World Cup, and believes that the Azzurri can do well in Brazil.
Daniele De Rossi says he wouldn’t implement a code of ethics if he were a Coach, and outlines that he is ‘not a killer, nor a thug’.
Italy’s World Cup squad have touched down in Rio de Janeiro after a 12-hour flight from Rome and will now transfer to their training base.
Paolo Di Canio has explained his reservations about England’s chances at the World Cup, and what Italy have to their advantage.
Roy Hodgson says that the England camp are optimistic of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s chances of playing in the World Cup.
Italy’s World Cup squad have had a day of rest as they prepare to fly out to Brazil this evening.
Marcello Lippi has called for calm and perspective in the wake of Italy’s shock friendly draw with Luxembourg last night.
Sky sources are reporting that England’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be out of action for up to three weeks.
FIFA have released the latest World Rankings and heading into the World Cup Italy will remain placed ninth overall.
Paul Scholes has advised England to pay particular attention to Andrea Pirlo, if they want to pick up a result against Italy next week.
Gennaro Gattuso has explained why he sees Brazil as ‘a step ahead of everyone else’ at the World Cup, and who Italy will be relying on to do well.
England’s World Cup preparations have been dealt a blow with youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain believed to have suffered knee ligament damage.
Italy will this evening fly out from Rome to Rio de Janeiro to begin their World Cup campaign in earnest.
Gianluigi Buffon has compared Andrea Pirlo’s ‘genius’ to that of Roberto Baggio and made clear Italy’s match with England is ‘not a play-off’.
Uruguay continued their warm-up to the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Slovenia in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Marco Verratti has insisted that Italy will be ready once the World Cup comes around.
Giorgio Chiellini has apologised for Italy’s 1-1 draw with Luxembourg on Wednesday evening.
Mattia De Sciglio has conceded that Italy need to improve in attack if they are to have a good World Cup.
England have drawn their second pre-World Cup friendly being held 2-2 by Ecuador in Miami.
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that he is not reading too much into Italy’s 1-1 draw with Luxembourg on Wednesday.
Luigi Di Biagio was pleased with the performance of his Italy Under-21 side this evening.
Claudio Marchisio’s early header was cancelled out late on by Maxime Chanot, as Italy could only draw 1-1 with Luxembourg.
Cesare Prandelli has made eight changes to the side that drew with Republic of Ireland, as Italy prepare to face Luxembourg this evening.