One mistake cost Italy, says Montolivo
Italy made just one error in the game against Croatia and they paid the price for it, says Riccardo Montolivo.
Boban: Why take off Balotelli?
Zvonimir Boban believes that Cesare Prandelli made a mistake in taking Mario Balotelli off in the 1-1 draw between Italy and Croatia.
Zoff rues wasted Italy chances
Italian legend Dino Zoff thinks the Azzurri did enough in the first 45 minutes of their 1-1 draw with Croatia to win the game.
Rossi transfer ruled out
The agent of Giuseppe Rossi has admitted that his client is unlikely to leave Villarreal until he has fully recovered from injury.
Isla in Turin for Juve medical
Mauricio Isla has moved a step closer to joining Juventus after the Udinese man arrived in Turin for his medical.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Thiago Silva 'act of heroism' by Milan
Vice-President Adriano Galliani has described the decision to reject PSG’s €47m bid for Thiago Silva as “an act of heroism” from Milan President Silvio Berlusconi.
Euro 2012: Italy qualify if...
It all goes down to the final matches in Group C, as Italy have to beat Ireland and hope for goal difference to go their way in Spain-Croatia.
Bilic: 'Ref favoured Italy'
Slaven Bilic reveals the tactical adjustments that enabled Croatia to be “dominant” in the second half against Italy and claimed the referee “favoured” the Azzurri.
Prandelli stands by system
Cesare Prandelli insists Italy may change a few players against Ireland, “but certainly not the system,” as qualification hangs in the balance.
Four-star Spain knock Trap out
Fernando Torres bagged a brace to put Spain top of Group C with a 4-0 victory and sent Giovanni Trapattoni’s Republic of Ireland out of Euro 2012.
Milan announce 'Thiago Silva stays!'
President Silvio Berlusconi has told the official Milan website that “Thiago Silva is staying” despite the €47m offer from PSG.
Italy player ratings v Croatia
The Croatian curse came back to bite Italy and left them facing an anxious Group C finale. Scott Fleming evaluates the Azzurri performances after missed chances and mistimed leaps in Poznan...
Sion announce Gattuso deal
Gennaro Gattuso “will complete the deal” with Swiss side Sion tomorrow, snubbing Glasgow Rangers and Galatasaray.
Corluka: 'Croatia could've won'
Croatia “deserved this goal and were close to winning,” said Vedran Corluka after a 1-1 draw with Italy.
Albertini: 'No Italy despair'
FIGC Vice-President Demetrio Albertini feels Italy “went too deep in the second half” against Croatia, but “there is no despair.”
Buffon: 'Italy not clinical enough'
Gianluigi Buffon insists Italy “play good football and just need to be more clinical when the scoring opportunities arise.”
Motta doubts Spain-Croatia 'deal'
Thiago Motta doubts Spain and Croatia will make “an agreement” to knock Italy out of Euro 2012.
Chiellini takes the blame
Giorgio Chiellini admits he “got my positioning wrong” when Italy conceded the Croatian equaliser.
Pirlo rues wasted chances
Andrea Pirlo concedes Italy wasted the opportunities to defeat Croatia, as his majestic free kick was not enough.
Italy anthem protest to UEFA
Italy have announced they will lodge an official complaint to UEFA after their national anthem was jeered against Spain and Croatia.
Prandelli: 'Wasted opportunities'
Cesare Prandelli admits Italy wasted too many scoring opportunities against Croatia, but “we can still believe in qualification, absolutely.”
Italy held back by Croatia
A spectacular Andrea Pirlo free kick was not enough for Italy, as Croatia fought back in the second half for another 1-1 draw.
Hamsik: 'I hope Italy win'
Napoli star Marek Hamsik is in the stands in Poznan for Italy-Croatia. “I hope and believe that Italy will win.”
Reja hits back at Zarate
Mauro Zarate’s agent says his client was forced out of Lazio last summer by Edy Reja, something that the Coach has angrily denied.
Line-ups: Italy unchanged for Croatia
Cesare Prandelli goes into Italy’s second game of Euro 2012, against Croatia, with the same starting XI that held Spain to a draw on Sunday.
Sampdoria look to Pochettino
Newly-returned to Serie A, Sampdoria are reportedly considering a change of Coach, with Espanyol’s Mauricio Pochettino top of the list.
Cavani set for bumper contract
Napoli are reportedly ready to double Edinson Cavani’s wage and partially concede image rights, in an attempt to keep him at the club.
Parma tracking Udinese’s Domizzi
Udinese’s centre-back Maurizio Domizzi is a transfer target for Serie A rivals Parma, says the player’s agent today.
Thiago Silva to stay for new deal?
As indications of a breakdown in Thiago Silva’s sale to PSG arrive, so too has the suggestion from his agent that he deserves a better contract.
Asamoah, Isla set for Juve
Udinese’s Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla have moved a step closer to completing transfers to Juventus.
Genoa take Acerbi for Milan
Genoa have reportedly agreed to take full ownership of defender Francesco Acerbi from Chievo, in order to sell him to Milan.
Prandelli to confirm at last minute
Cesare Prandelli will wait until the last possible moment before telling his players the starting line-up for this evening’s match with Croatia.
Conti hails Roma coaching graduates
Bruno Conti has praised Vincenzo Montella and Andrea Stramaccioni for their dramatic rise on the Italian coaching scene.
Lo Monaco can deal with Preziosi
New Genoa CEO Pietro Lo Monaco has discussed the club’s transfer strategy and claimed his rapport with President Enrico Preziosi will last.
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