World Cup 2014
Health update on Italy squad
Chief medic Enrico Castellacci has run through the list of injuries currently being treating by his staff in the Italy camp.
Parker: Defeat to Italy would hurt
Scott Parker believes that whilst England are underdogs for Sunday evening’s quarter-final clash with Italy, a loss would still be a disappointment.
Rossi: Italy can beat England
Italy’s 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi believes the Azzurri are good enough to beat England in their Euro 2012 quarter-final clash.
Bonucci: We’re stronger than England
Leonardo Bonucci has praised England’s defensive solidity in Euro 2012, joked about Daniele De Rossi and advised Mario Balotelli.
Official: Giovinco to Juventus
Sebastian Giovinco’s much-anticipated return to Juventus has been confirmed, as the Bianconeri announce his transfer on their official website.
Abate aims for final, wary of Rooney
Ignazio Abate believes Wayne Rooney and England’s other strikers are a threat to Italy, but that a place in the final is not beyond Italy.
Balotelli takes a breather
Mario Balotelli is caught taking a breather in Italy training – he’s just saving himself for England. Honest…
Balotelli in and Motta out?
Mario Balotelli is expected to return to the starting XI for the England game, but Thiago Motta is an Italian doubt.
Spain-Germany Final, says Capello
Fabio Capello is looking forward to Italy-England, but he doesn’t think either nation will reach the Final of Euro 2012.
Mancini: Balotelli has to play
Mario Balotelli should return to Italy's starting line-up for the game against England, according to his Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini.
Marcotti: 'How England see Italy'
Gabriele Marcotti has explained England’s “catenaccio” tactics and why the British media is treating Italy "as if they were Luxembourg.”
Ibra-Balotelli at Milan 'a dream'
Agent Mino Raiola admits it is “a dream” to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Mario Balotelli at Milan and reveals who SuperMario was shouting at.
Diamanti: 'Italy stronger than England'
Former West Ham United star Alessandro Diamanti is confident “Italy are stronger than England” ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2012 quarter-final.
De Rossi: 'Balotelli must grow up'
Daniele De Rossi is excited to be facing “idol” Steven Gerrard and warns Mario Balotelli it’s time he “took responsibility. He’s becoming a man now.”
Proenca for England-Italy
Portuguese referee Pedro Proença has been assigned for the Euro 2012 quarter-final between Italy and England.
Italy can win it, says Lippi
Italy are in a position to become European Champions for the second time in their history, says Marcello Lippi.
Prandelli’s 20km pilgrimage
Cesare Prandelli celebrated Italy's progression to the Euro 2012 quarter-finals in unusual fashion – with a 20km trek to a monastery in the middle of the night!
England beat Ukraine to face Italy
England will face Italy in the quarter-finals after defeating Ukraine at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk, but have the match officials to thank for a missed goal.
Chiellini out of quarter-finals
Italy will have to make do without Giorgio Chiellini for their Euro 2012 quarter-final, after the defender’s thigh strain was confirmed.
Capello doesn’t want Italy job
Fabio Capello has again ruled out the possibility of ever becoming Italy Coach, before musing on the Azzurri’s possible Euro 2012 quarter-final opponents.
Prandelli backs ‘unhappy’ Balotelli
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has reassured Mario Balotelli that he has faith in the young striker. “Nobody wants to do him any harm.”
Marchisio: Italy fear nobody
Claudio Marchisio has declared that Italy are not afraid of their quarter-final opponent after progressing through the group stages of Euro 2012 last night.
Italy player ratings v Ireland
That's how the cookie crumbles...after all the 'biscotto' controversy bad boys Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli sent the Azzurri to the quarters. But were there any eejits against the Irish in Poznan?
Trap: 'Italy can go all the way'
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni believes his fellow Italians “have the quality to go right through to the end” of Euro 2012.
Cassano: 'A new Euros for Italy'
Antonio Cassano believes the victory over Ireland and his goal mean Italy now “begin a new European Championship.”
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