World Cup 2014
Elia: I’m leaving Juventus
Eljero Elia has confirmed that his adventure at Juventus will come to an end before the start of next season.
Thiago Silva to PSG, say L’Equipe
Thiago Silva could complete a proposed transfer from Milan to Paris Saint-Germain as soon as this week, reports L’Equipe.
Pato makes Milan pledge
Alexandre Pato has insisted that his future is at Milan despite notable interest in his services from around the globe.
Ziegler to stay in Turkey
Fenerbahce are close to signing Reto Ziegler from Juventus on a permanent basis, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Handanovic won’t leave Udinese
Udinese are unlikely to sell goalkeeper Samir Handanovic this summer after he was linked with Inter.
Mourinho praises stopper De Rossi
Jose Mourinho has praised the defensive performance of Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi during Italy’s 1-1 draw with Spain.
Iachini could leave Sampdoria
Beppe Iachini may have led Sampdoria back into Serie A at the first attempt, but his future is uncertain.
Lopez has Juventus dream
Maxi Lopez has admitted that he has a footballing dream – to play for new Italian champions Juventus.
Inter want Giovinco, admit Parma
Parma have confirmed that Inter are interested in Italian international forward Sebastian Giovinco.
Udinese revel in Di Natale glory
Udinese chief Gianpaolo Pozzo is delighted that club captain Antonio Di Natale scored in Italy’s 1-1 draw with Spain.
Albertini sees Italy and Spain
Italian Football Federation Vice-President Demetrio Albertini believes that Spain and the Azzurri are still favourites to progress from Euro 2012 Group C.
Giaccherini content with debut
Emanuele Giaccherini is satisfied after making his international debut in Italy’s 1-1 draw with Spain.
Montella named Fiorentina boss
Vincenzo Montella is the new Coach of Fiorentina after he signed a two-year contract with the Tuscan outfit.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Spaniards blame 'shameful' turf
Spanish players and Coach Vicente del Bosque blamed the “dry pitch” in Gdansk for their draw with Italy. “It’s shameful we should have to play on this surface.”
Report: Obodo 'freed by kidnappers'
According to reports in Italy, Christian Obodo has been freed by his kidnappers in Nigeria after his family paid a €150,000 ransom.
Prandelli: 'Balo should've passed it'
Cesare Prandelli admits Mario Balotelli “should’ve passed it” in a great chance against Spain, but insists the substitution was “not punishment.”
Xavi: 'Spain deserved victory'
Xavi Hernandez feels Spain “deserved the victory” after their hard-fought 1-1 draw with Italy and complained about the pitch.
Euro 2012: Croatia crush Trap's Ireland
Croatia made a confident start to Group C by sweeping Giovanni Trapattoni’s Republic of Ireland aside 3-1 with a Mario Mandzukic brace.
Torres praises Buffon
Fernando Torres praised Gianluigi Buffon and insisted he was not disappointed at being on the bench for Spain-Italy.
Del Bosque: 'Spain happy with point'
Vicente del Bosque concedes it was “a difficult match” against the Azzurri and Spain were content to grab a point.
Casillas: 'Draw was fair'
Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas admits the draw was “the right result, as both sides never gave up and attacked to the end.”
Italy player ratings v Spain
How to stop the World and European champions in their tracks? Rating and slating the Azzurri performances after an impressive group opener.
Pirlo: 'Defeat did us good'
Andrea Pirlo believes Italy’s friendly defeat to Russia “did us good” to prepare them for the 1-1 draw with Spain.
De Rossi: 'Defender to play the ball'
Daniele De Rossi explains why Cesare Prandelli picked him as a centre-back against Spain. “We wanted to play the ball.”
Prandelli: 'This is the real Italy'
Cesare Prandelli pointed out the Azzurri came out to attack Spain in their 1-1 draw. “This is the real Italy.”
Di Natale: 'Revenge for 2008'
Antonio Di Natale admits he “still remembers” the penalty he missed against Spain in Euro 2008, so this was a special goal for him.
Di Natale earns Spain draw
Antonio Di Natale scored with his first touch as an impressive Italy performance held Spain to a 1-1 draw in the Group C opener.
Pro Vercelli in Serie B
Pro Vercelli and Virtus Lanciano have been promoted into Serie B after the Lega Pro play-offs.
Lazio: 'Klose not for sale'
Lazio director of sport Igli Tare has silenced reports of Barcelona’s interest in Miroslav Klose. “He is not for sale.”
Italy have chosen Emanuele Giaccherini, Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli in a 3-5-2 system, but Spain opt for a no-striker system by dropping Fernando Torres.
Maran set for Catania bench
There are reports Catania have chosen their new Coach after Rolando Maran failed to achieve promotion with Varese.
Inter confirm Giovinco talks
Inter “made enquiries after Sebastian Giovinco and will see what happens over the next few days,” confirmed director of sport Piero Ausilio.
Nigerian police hunt for Obodo
Police in Nigeria have confirmed Udinese and Lecce midfielder Christian Obodo was kidnapped, but they “hope to rescue him alive.”
Thiago Motta's Busquets reunion
Thiago Motta is looking forward to challenging Spain’s Sergio Busquets again today. “Nobody is unbeatable and we’re convinced Italy can win.”
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