Neville reveals England mindset?
England assistant Coach Gary Neville has inadvertently given the media a slight insight into the Three Lions’ World Cup preparations.
Benitez: How to stop Pirlo…
Rafa Benitez has advised England on how to approach Andrea Pirlo and says they have the players to trouble Italy.
Verratti to determine Italy shape?
The Gazzetta dello Sport speculate Italy’s formation and personnel to start against England may depend on Marco Verratti’s fitness.
‘Italy needs a positive message’
Giancarlo Abete has called on Italy to deliver a positive message at the World Cup, but does not set them a target, nor list them among the favourites.
Montolivo: Italy can make semis
Riccardo Montolivo has reflected on how he has dealt with his injury, as he asserts Italy can make at least the World Cup semi-finals.
Rooney: 'England ahead of Italy'
Wayne Rooney was in bullish mood, insisting England “have moved ahead of Italy” since Euro 2012.
Pirlo: 'If Italy need me...'
Andrea Pirlo admits he could reconsider his Italy retirement. “I intend to quit after this World Cup, but if I am needed...”
Pirlo on Juventus renewal
Andrea Pirlo spoke of his joy at renewing the contract with Juventus for two years and meeting Juninho Pernambucano.
Pirlo: 'Italy can win World Cup'
Andrea Pirlo believes Italy can win the World Cup and insists they are not “dependent” on his performances.
Pirlo: 'Keep England guessing'
Andrea Pirlo confirmed Italy plan to rotate midfield playmakers to “keep England guessing” on Saturday.
VIDEO: Balotelli ball control
Mario Balotelli showed off some unusual ball-handling skills during today’s training session.
Welbeck still out of action
Danny Welbeck and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain look set to miss England-Italy after skipping training again.
Italy test anti-England XI
Italy tested out their probable starting XI against England today, including Marco Verratti, Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli.
Immobile-Insigne for England?
Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne played together in Italy training today, while Marco Verratti returned to action.
Diamanti happy in China
Alessandro Diamanti is happy playing for Guangzhou Evergrande, insisting by moving there he couldn’t have made a better choice.
Di Biagio: Ciro and Balo together
Italy U21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio says he would play Ciro Immobile and Mario Balotelli together against England on Saturday.
Suarez trains in Brazil
Luis Suarez has been back in training for Uruguay as they landed at their Belo Horizonte base on Tuesday evening.
Juninho: Pirlo a free kick demon
Free kick maestro Juninho Pernambucano has admitted that Andrea Pirlo is now the new king of the set piece.
Fears over Manaus pitch
Pictures have emerged of the pitch in Manaus looking less than perfect ahead of Italy’s game with England on Saturday.
England: Welbeck out, Sterling in?
Danny Welbeck has limped out of England training and could miss the game against Italy on Saturday.
Ronaldo: Italy can win their group
Brazilian legend Ronaldo believes that Italy have enough quality to win their group at the World Cup.
Roma 'interested in Romulo'
Romulo’s agent confirmed “Roma are interested” and explained why he ruled himself out of Italy’s World Cup squad.
Verratti shakes off flu
Marco Verratti is expected to be fit and ready to face England in Italy’s opening World Cup game on Saturday.
Insigne on Immobile and Verratti
Lorenzo Insigne would relish a Pescara reunion with Ciro Immobile and Marco Verratti for Italy. “We understand each other with a glance.”
Insigne 'understands' Italy anger
Lorenzo Insigne “understands” Giuseppe Rossi or Mattia Destro’s anger after he beat them to a World Cup spot.
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