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Bari and Latina have played out a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Serie B play-off semi-final at San Nicola.
Diego Maradona has hit out at Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid, accusing FIFA of being corrupt.
Cameroon’s World Cup squad will fly to Brazil tonight after settling a dispute over bonuses with their national football association.
England defender Gary Cahill says Mario Balotelli’s unpredictability will make him a major threat when the Three Lions face Italy.
Ricky Kaka’s spokesperson says the player has still not decided whether he will stay at Milan or return to Brazil.
Wayne Rooney insists he is happy to play in any position he is asked to by England Coach Roy Hodgson.
Arturo Vidal has again trained separately from the rest of his Chile teammates as he continues to fight to be fit for the World Cup.
It is reported that Arsenal want to sign Milan’s Mario Balotelli for a fee of around €25m.
Cameroon’s World Cup squad have refused to board their plane to Brazil following a dispute with their national association over bonuses.
The England squad have this afternoon arrived at their World Cup base on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.
Palermo officials will reportedly meet with representatives of Lazaros Christodoulopoulos tomorrow to discuss a move for the player.
Racing Avellaneda President Victor Blanco says there is no rush for his club to sign Diego Milito.
A Frosinone fan remains in a coma after falling from the stands while watching his team play yesterday.
Italy goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says he is never relaxed about the prospect of penalty shoot-outs.
Gianfranco Zola is confident that Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano can cause the England defence problems next weekend.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has conceded that Juventus ‘can’t be satisfied’ with their European form last season.
Glen Johnson believes that England are a better team than the one that crashed out to Italy at Euro 2012.
Antonio Candreva has admitted that he is ‘flattered’ by rumours that Paris Saint-Germain are interested in his services.
Japanese electronics giant Sony have called for FIFA to investigate allegations regarding corruption into Qatar’s successful World Cup 2022 bid.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has laughed off suggestions that Arsenal will get Lorenzo Insigne for €20m.
Mario Balotelli has insisted that he wants to become a ‘legend’ after this summer’s World Cup.
Juan Cuadrado is on the verge of joining Barcelona, reports in Spain suggest this afternoon.
England defender Gary Cahill has claimed that Mario Balotelli is ‘one of the best’ ahead of their game against Italy.
Gianluigi Buffon believes he can play on until the 2018 World Cup, and claims that ‘anything can happen’ in Brazil.
Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell believes there is no reason his country can’t beat Italy, England and Uruguay at the World Cup.
Milan will sacrifice Bryan Cristante in order to raise the cash for the signing of Adil Rami.
Italy’s refereeing representative at the World Cup Nicola Rizzoli has conceded that he can’t wait for the tournament.
Lille midfielder Rio Mavuba has admitted that he would love the chance to reunite with Rudi Garcia.
Maxime Gonalons protracted transfer to Napoli could finally happen at some point next week, according to reports.
Reports in the British Press this morning claim that Manchester United have been quoted £60m if they want to sign Paul Pogba.
Napoli will have to pay €100m if they still want to sign Javier Mascherano from Barcelona.
Roy Hodgson has revealed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be ready in time for England’s game with Italy next weekend.
Italy’s Group D opponents England have drawn their final pre-World Cup friendly 0-0 with Honduras.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pro Vercelli and Frosinone have both today secured promotion to Serie B by winning their respective play-off finals.

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