Italy are flying back from Brazil tonight with Mario Balotelli sporting a new hairstyle and visibly distant from his teammates.
Mauro Camoranesi finds Mario Balotelli “over-rated and infuriating. I don’t know what his problem is.”
France failed to beat 10-man Ecuador after Antonio Valencia’s red card in an eventful game that somehow ended goalless.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored Switzerland’s first World Cup hat-trick in 60 years to beat Honduras 3-0 and reach the Last 16.
Fabio Cannavaro confessed he “couldn’t say no” if called to replace Cesare Prandelli as Italy Coach.
Uruguay are mounting a determined defence of Luis Suarez, claiming there’s an international conspiracy to get him banned.
Bosnia Coach Safet Susic hinted he’d be walking away after an historic World Cup victory. “We go home with heads held high.”
FIGC Vice-President Demetrio Albertini confirmed he’ll try to talk Cesare Prandelli out of his resignation.
Alberto Zaccheroni has resigned as Coach of Japan, making him a candidate to replace Cesare Prandelli for Italy.
Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella hailed Lionel Messi and Ezequiel Lavezzi after Sergio Aguero’s injury scare.
Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi was full of praise and encouragement for Leo Messi. “He’s from Jupiter!”
Carlos Queiroz announced he is leaving the Iran bench after World Cup elimination, but only because the FA won’t offer a new deal.
Switzerland have a very good chance of qualifying as they take on Honduras, but need a favour from France.
France aim to keep their 100 per cent record, but face an Ecuador side that wants to beat Switzerland to qualification.
Lionel Messi joins Neymar as World Cup top scorer on four goals and won’t disguise Argentina’s ambition.
Leo Messi and Ahmed Musa scored braces as Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in a pulsating match, but both teams qualify.
Miralem Pjanic scored one and set up another as Bosnia beat Iran 3-1 for their first World Cup victory, but both teams go home.
There are reports circulating that Mario Balotelli was substituted following a row with Cesare Prandelli in Natal.
Italia ’90 World Cup hero Salvatore Schillaci blamed Cesare Prandelli for 2014 failure. “Mario Balotelli is not a champion.”
As expected, Udinese have announced the arrival of striker Cyril Thereau from Chievo.
Roberto Mancini is the favourite to replace Cesare Prandelli, but it’s reported he’ll turn down the Italy bench.
The Uruguayan Federation claims bite marks from Luis Suarez on Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder were ‘photoshopped.’
Giovanni Trapattoni insists Cesare Prandelli “did a great job” as Italy Coach at the World Cup.
Corriere di Bergamo reports that Giuseppe Biava is close to sealing a move to his boyhood club, Atalanta.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has come out in defence of Mario Balotelli, following heavy criticism of the player in the wake of Italy’s World Cup elimination.
Mario Balotelli has hit back at his detractors by posting an emotional message on social media.
Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina have announced their starting line-ups for this afternoon’s World Cup Group F match.
Mario Balotelli has hit back at his detractors by posting an emotional message on social media. The Italy forward was substituted at half time of...
Pietro Anastasi has heaped criticism on Mario Balotelli, saying the striker is selfish and that Cesare Prandelli paid for showing faith in him.
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi has hit out at those criticising the performances of Gabriel Paletta.
Argentina include Gonzalo Higuain in their starting line-up to face Nigeria, while captain Lionel Messi also starts.
Outgoing Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi is confident Antonio Cassano will remain a Gialloblu player come next season.
The Gazzetta Dello Sport today reports that Inter have made contact with the representatives of Dani Osvaldo.
James Rodriguez’s agent has admitted that Napoli are just one of the club interested in signing the playmaker.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has claimed that Luis Suarez ‘needs help’ following his bite on Giorgio Chiellini.