U21: Perin and Murru called
Cagliari defender Nicola Murru received his first Italy Under-21 call-up and Genoa’s Mattia Perin returned.
Paletta available for Italy
Parma stopper Gabriel Paletta has reiterated that he is ready to play for Italy rather than Argentina if selected.
Prandelli has World Cup dream
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says he’s going to Brazil next summer with the intention of bringing home the World Cup.
Muslera: 'Now bring on Italy!'
Fernando Muslera knocked Juventus out with Galatasaray and hopes it can be “an appetiser” for the World Cup.
Italy wait on World Cup decision
The FIGC confirmed they have still not chosen Italy’s 2014 World Cup training base, though Mangaritiba is the favourite.
Perin back on Azzurrini radar
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin could be set for a recall to the Italian Under-21 set-up.
Prandelli denies Serie A request
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has rejected claims that he’s asked the Lega Serie A to bring forward the end of the season.
Parolo giving his all for Italy
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo is hoping his form will be good enough to be involved in the World Cup next summer.
Cavani eager to face Italy
Uruguay international Edinson Cavani is excited to face Italy in the World Cup. “They are one of the best.”
Buffon: 'Hart, leave Man City!'
Gigi Buffon warned England goalkeeper Joe Hart he should leave Manchester City if he wants to be at the World Cup.
Rossi: 'Fiorentina and Italy dreams'
Giuseppe Rossi has big plans for 2014 and today’s trip to Roma. “Winning with Fiorentina and going to the World Cup are my dreams.”
Italy-England moved forward
FIFA have controversially moved the kick-off time of Italy-England forward by three hours, increasing the risk of heatstroke.
Sacchi: 'Uruguay the real danger'
Arrigo Sacchi warned Italy’s main contender in World Cup Group D is Uruguay. “We struggled more against them than England.”
Italy face Brazil base choice
Italy face a choice between two training camps for the World Cup – one in a safari park and another close to a nudist beach.
Zola: 'Italy stronger than England'
Gianfranco Zola believes Italy “have something more than England” in their World Cup group, outlining strengths and weaknesses.
Uruguay and Costa Rica 'not afraid'
Uruguay FA President Sebastian Bauzà and Costa Rica Coach Juan Luis Pinto “are not afraid” of facing Italy and England.
FA Chairman: 'There are harder groups'
Chairman of the England FA Greg Dyke is pleased to be playing Italy in the World Cup in Manaus.
World Cup draw 'unfortunate'
Italy “certainly did not have a fortunate draw,” but can do well against England, Uruguay and Costa Rica, said CONI President Giovanni Malagò.
Zaccheroni: Italy will be pleased
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni believes Italy can be pleased with their group stage draw for the World Cup.
Hoddle: England have perfect group
Former England boss Glenn Hoddle believes that England have ‘the perfect group’ being drawn alongside Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica.
Del Bosque admits Italy have it tough
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque believes his side have been handed a difficult task following the draw for next year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Capello on Italy's group
Russia Coach Fabio Capello has revealed what his gameplan would be if he was the Italy boss going into the World Cup.
Prandelli 'not worried' by group
Cesare Prandelli has insisted that he is ‘not worried’ despite Italy being drawn in a tough group for the World Cup.
Hodgson: It's a tough group
England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that his side have a ‘tough group’ for next summer’s World Cup.
Tough World Cup groups drawn
The draw for the group stages of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has taken place, throwing up some classic encounters.
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