WORLD CUP 2014

Sassuolo’s Domenico Barardi says his side will be all but relegated if they fail to beat Chievo in their next Serie A match.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne says he is dreaming of making Cesare Prandelli’s World Cup squad this summer.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has vowed to return from injury stronger and more mature than he was before.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has given his opinion on Francesco Totti’s absence from the Italy test squad.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan hopes that his form for the Giallorossi can get him a World Cup berth.
Giancarlo Abete has claimed that the FIGC have ‘total confidence’ in Cesare Prandelli ahead of the World Cup.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has highlighted the importance of this week’s tests at Coverciano.
Fluminense confirm they will play a friendly against Italy’s World Cup squad on June 8 in Volta Redonda.
The 42 Italy players called up by Cesare Prandelli will undergo tests on Monday and Tuesday ahead of the World Cup.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini prepares for Fiorentina, congratulated Romulo, but wonders why Luca Toni didn’t get an Italy call.
Gigi Buffon warns the Scudetto race “isn’t over yet” and has high hopes for Italy at the World Cup.
Milan striker Robinho insisted he “wants to be there” with Brazil at the World Cup this summer.
Andrea Pirlo outlined his free kick tactics, Juventus preparing for Benfica, Italy’s World Cup and his retirement plans.
Former Parma player Luigi Apolloni says Antonio Cassano’s club form has made it impossible for Cesare Prandelli to ignore him any longer.
Aldo Dolcetti believes Cesare Prandelli’s decision to call Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy into his 42-man Italy squad shows his human side.
The agent of Romulo has given his reaction to his client’s call-up to Italy’s 42-man squad to undergo physical tests ahead of this summer’s World Cup.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has included Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy in his 42-man squad to undergo physical performance tests early next week.
Speculation is growing as to who Cesare Prandelli will name for Italy’s tests next week, as he is expected to present his list today.
Cesare Prandelli has emphasised the value of Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon and says Domenico Berardi perhaps needs to mature.
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta said Carlos Tevez is not playing for Argentina due to “non-football situations.”
Panini have unveiled their stickers for the World Cup in Brazil, but Italy are without Mattia Destro, Antonio Cassano and other potentials.
Juventus striker Fernando Llorente says his side’s Europa League campaign is a golden opportunity to win a European trophy for the club.
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has distanced himself from speculation linking him with a World Cup call-up.
Italy have dropped one place to ninth in FIFA’s latest World Rankings, which were announced this morning.
Cesare Prandelli has called on support of the Italian national team and Italian teams abroad to increase and improve.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Richard Thomas says Cesare Prandelli’s arrival at Galatasaray provides the former Italy boss with an ideal opportunity to prove himself a winner.