NEWS

Argentina’s Alejandro Sabella could not hide his delight after Friday’s draw for next year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Arturo Vidal’s early goal and Giorgio Chiellini’s late header were enough to give Juventus a 2-0 win over Bologna.
England striker Wayne Rooney has insisted that they have to ‘beat the best’ if they are to win the World Cup.
Holland boss Louis van Gaal has confessed he hopes Spain have an off day when the two sides meet at next year’s World Cup.
Luis Felipe Scolari was satisfied with the World Cup draw, as Brazil were handed games against Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon.
Coach Antonio Conte has made a host of changes for Juventus’ match with Bologna this evening.
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni believes Italy can be pleased with their group stage draw for the World Cup.
Former England boss Glenn Hoddle believes that England have ‘the perfect group’ being drawn alongside Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica.
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.
Russia Coach Fabio Capello has revealed what his gameplan would be if he was the Italy boss going into the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli has insisted that he is ‘not worried’ despite Italy being drawn in a tough group for the World Cup.
England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that his side have a ‘tough group’ for next summer’s World Cup.
The draw for the group stages of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has taken place, throwing up some classic encounters.
Italy have been drawn in Group D for next summer’s World Cup, alongside Uruguay, Costa Rica and England.
FIFA have confirmed that prize money awarded at the 2014 World Cup has been increased by 37 per cent, with the winners set to receive €25.5m.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin has reflected on his goal against Juventus earlier this season, admitting it was ‘historic’.
Livorno boss Davide Nicola is confident his side can beat Milan when the two face each other on Saturday.
Antonio Di Natale and Luis Muriel are out of Udinese’s trip to Napoli on Saturday night.
Juventus stars Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal are nominated for the FIFPro World XI as best midfielders.
The World Players’ Union FIFPro have joined Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli in warning the 2014 World Cup heat policy is “insufficient.”
Massimiliano Allegri is happy to mark his 100th Milan game against hometown club Livorno, but is keeping alert.
Napoli are again without Marek Hamsik for tomorrow’s game with Udinese, but Anthony Reveillere could get his debut.
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Francesco Guidolin could be without Antonio Di Natale against Napoli and notes Udinese “need points, not compliments.”
Rafa Benitez wants Napoli to “focus only on Udinese” ahead of their Champions League showdown with Arsenal.
Kevin Constant is out of Milan’s match with Livorno, but Mattia De Sciglio, Philippe Mexes and Christian Abbiati return.
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As Serie A heads into the depths of winter, the first weekend of December throws up some big clashes with the undoubted game of the weekend being the heavy weight top of the table encounter between Roma and Fiorentina.
Vladimir Petkovic is continually linked with the Switzerland job, so it’s rumoured Lazio will poach Basel boss Murat Yakin in January.
Cesare Prandelli is preparing for today’s “ridiculous” 2014 World Cup draw and warned of heat exhaustion in Brazil.
Mario Balotelli revealed why he hasn’t met the girl who could be his daughter. “Children mustn’t be disappointed by adults who then disappear.”
Inter could tempt Manchester City into selling Stevan Jovetic for Samir Handanovic, while Ezequiel Lavezzi is open to a move.
Marek Hamsik has still not resumed full training amid reports the Napoli star could require surgery and three months out.
There are reports Roma turned down the opportunity to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba on a free transfer.
Verona crashed out of the Coppa Italia after a 4-1 defeat to Sampdoria and Andrea Mandorlini thinks he knows what’s wrong.

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