WORLD CUP 2014

Inter’s Brazilian winger Jonathan said he is “ready” for a call from Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli and hopes Fiorentina lose.
West Ham midfielder Antonio Nocerino gave his verdict on English football, why he left Milan and dreams of the World Cup.
Mati Fernandez suffered ankle ligament damage, but Fiorentina teammate Giuseppe Rossi’s recovery is ahead of schedule.
Cesare Prandelli has reflected on Italy’s opening World Cup opponents England: “They have improved a lot.”
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete says clarification of Azzurri Coach Cesare Prandelli's future will be provided before the end of the month.
Italy remain in eighth place in the latest FIFA World Rankings, which were announced today.
Verona striker Luca Toni says he wants to go down in the club’s history after playing a major part in the the Gialloblu’s successful season.
Antonio Cassano “would be the happiest man in the world” if he went to the World Cup, but scoffed at Milan’s problems.
Italy’s fitness coach analysed the different preparations of clubs and national teams after difficulties against Spain.
Italy staff confirm they’ll set up “something artificial” to get players accustomed to Brazilian humidity at the World Cup.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli insists that no outfield player is assured of a place in his World Cup squad for this summer.
Juventus’ Mauricio Isla admits he has lacked belief in himself at times this season ahead of his side’s match with Fiorentina.
Italy’s World Cup opponents Costa Rica seem to be in some confusion as to their preparations for the tournament.
Kevin Strootman pledged to “come back stronger than before” after his season was ended by a knee injury.
Italian Football Federation President Giancarlo Abete says the organisation want national Coach Cesare Prandelli to remain in his post.
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo has spoken of his desire and belief that he can secure a place in Cesare Prandelli’s World Cup squad.
Reports are that Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is ready to include Parma forward Antonio Cassano in his plans for the World Cup.
Nigel De Jong has wished Roma man Kevin Strootman all the best after it was revealed the midfielder will miss the rest of the season.
Torino defender Matteo Darmian is convinced that his side will recover from their recent slump in form.
Chievo forward Alberto Paloschi is delighted that his two penalties made the difference in yesterday’s vital win over Genoa.
Napoli midfielder Dries Mertens has expressed his sympathy for Roma’s Kevin Strootman, who is set to miss this summer’s World Cup.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini believes Mario Balotelli is the standout talent in Italian football today. The two players, injuries...
It has been confirmed that Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has picked up a knee ligament injury and will undergo surgery.
Holland Coach Louis van Gaal imagines midfielder Kevin Strootman’s world ‘must be falling in’ following the player’s injury...
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina says he would like to experience different footballing cultures in the future, including possibly moving to America.

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.