World Cup 14
De Rossi: I’m not a killer
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 arrive in Rio de Janeiro
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.
Di Canio: England have a problem
Paolo Di Canio has explained his reservations about England’s chances at the World Cup, and what Italy have to their advantage.
‘We’re optimistic for Oxlade-Chamberlain’
Roy Hodgson says that the England camp are optimistic of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s chances of playing in the World Cup.
Day off for Azzurri
Italy’s World Cup squad have had a day of rest as they prepare to fly out to Brazil this evening.
Lippi calls for calm
Marcello Lippi has called for calm and perspective in the wake of Italy’s shock friendly draw with Luxembourg last night.
Oxlade-Chamberlain out for…
Sky sources are reporting that England’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be out of action for up to three weeks.
Italy ninth heading to Brazil
FIFA have released the latest World Rankings and heading into the World Cup Italy will remain placed ninth overall.
Scholes: England must stop Pirlo
Paul Scholes has advised England to pay particular attention to Andrea Pirlo, if they want to pick up a result against Italy next week.
Gattuso: Brazil a step ahead
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 have injury concern
England’s World Cup preparations have been dealt a blow with youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain believed to have suffered knee ligament damage.
Italy set to depart for Rio
Italy will this evening fly out from Rome to Rio de Janeiro to begin their World Cup campaign in earnest.
‘Alongside Baggio, Pirlo greatest’
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’.
Cavani leads Uruguay to victory
Uruguay continued their warm-up to the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Slovenia in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Verratti: Result not important
Marco Verratti has insisted that Italy will be ready once the World Cup comes around.
Chiellini: Sorry about the result
Giorgio Chiellini has apologised for Italy’s 1-1 draw with Luxembourg on Wednesday evening.
De Sciglio: We need to improve
Mattia De Sciglio has conceded that Italy need to improve in attack if they are to have a good World Cup.
England draw with Ecuador
England have drawn their second pre-World Cup friendly being held 2-2 by Ecuador in Miami.
Prandelli: We can have a good WC
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that he is not reading too much into Italy’s 1-1 draw with Luxembourg on Wednesday.
Di Biagio delighted with U-21 win
Luigi Di Biagio was pleased with the performance of his Italy Under-21 side this evening.
Italy held to draw with Luxembourg
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.
Italy's U-21s beat Montenegro
Italy’s Under-21s have beaten Montenegro in today’s friendly encounter at Castel di Sangro.
Sven: England have no chance
Sven-Goran Eriksson has insisted that England have ‘absolutely no chance’ of winning the World Cup.
Wolski 'surprised' by Rossi omission
Rafal Wolski can’t believe that Fiorentina teammate Giuseppe Rossi has been omitted from the Italy World Cup squad.
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