Astori: 'My season has started'
Davide Astori is glad his “season has finally started” after coming on for Italy, as he was benched by Cagliari.
Belgium star Bruno dreams of Italy
Massimo Bruno is a star of the Belgium Under-21 side, but admits he is a Juventus fan and is “dreaming of an Italy call.”
Guidolin: 'I'd like Italy job'
Udinese Coach Francesco Guidolin put himself forward for the Italy job. “I’d like to lead the Nazionale.”
Row over Destro injury saga
A row has erupted around Mattia Destro’s injury problems, as Roma and Italy Under-21 medical staff blame each other.
Maggio: 'Benitez helps Azzurri'
Christian Maggio admits Rafa Benitez’s tactics are “helpful” for his Italy performances in a four-man defence.
Penev: 'Bulgaria deserved win'
Bulgaria Coach Luboslav Penev believes his team “deserved to win” in their 1-0 defeat to Italy.
Prandelli: 'A step away from World Cup'
Cesare Prandelli was pleased with the win over Bulgaria and acknowledged Italy “are one step away from the World Cup.”
Injured Abate wants Italy stay
Ignazio Abate explained the injury that saw him stretchered off against Bulgaria, but wants to stay with the Italy squad.
Buffon: 'I earn my Italy place'
Gianluigi Buffon was decisive against Bulgaria and can set an Italy record on Tuesday. “I have to earn my place.”
Italy call Pasqual and De Silvestri
Italy have called Manuel Pasqual and Lorenzo De Silvestri to replace the injured Ignazio Abate and Luca Antonelli.
Insigne: 'Thank you Prandelli'
Lorenzo Insigne thanked Cesare Prandelli for “this opportunity” to make his first senior Italy start against Bulgaria.
Abate and Antonelli out
Ignazio Abate and Luca Antonelli are out of Italy’s World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic, so Cesare Prandelli could call new players.
Bonucci: 'Italy not qualified yet'
Leonardo Bonucci warned Italy “aren’t qualified yet” for the World Cup despite their 1-0 win over Bulgaria.
Gilardino: 'I should've had more'
Alberto Gilardino scored his 19th Italy goal to beat Bulgaria, but is still “a little angry, as I could’ve scored a second.”
Prandelli: 'Buffon saved us'
Cesare Prandelli said Gigi Buffon “saved the result” after Italy squeezed past Bulgaria in their World Cup qualifier.
Italy: Gila sinks Bulgaria
Alberto Gilardino’s header and a series of stunning Gianluigi Buffon saves saw Italy beat Bulgaria 1-0 and practically qualify for the World Cup.
Italy go with Alberto Gilardino, Lorenzo Insigne and Thiago Motta in tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria.
Italy-Bulgaria: Insigne for Giaccherini?
Reports are emerging Lorenzo Insigne could be picked ahead of Emanuele Giaccherini in tonight’s Italy-Bulgaria World Cup qualifier.
Aquilani agent: An important season
Alberto Aquilani’s agent has admitted that his client hopes a good season for Fiorentina will see him become a starter for Italy.
Allegri wins backing of Gattuso
Gennaro Gattuso believes Milan tactician Massimiliano Allegri would make a good Coach for the Italian national side.
FIGC chief silent over Prandelli
Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete has cooled speculation over who will replace Cesare Prandelli as Italy boss.
No surprises for Italy XI v Bulgaria
Italy should start with a 4-3-2-1 against Bulgaria this evening – even if boss Cesare Prandelli refused to confirm as much.
Italy U-21s beaten by Belgium
Gigi Di Biagio has admitted his Italian Under-21 side deserved to be beaten by Belgium in their opening Euro 2015 qualifier.
Chiellini wary of Bulgaria threat
Giorgio Chiellini has warned his Italy teammates not to underestimate the threat posed by Bulgaria tomorrow.
Prandelli silent over resignation rumours
Cesare Prandelli has refused to comment on rumours that he will quit the Italian National Team after next summer’s World Cup.
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