Toldo: Sirigu showed no fear
Francesco Toldo has praised Salvatore Sirigu for showing no fear and doing the right thing in deputising for Gigi Buffon in the Italy goal.
Adriano’s Roma move blocked
Luis Enrique has reportedly stepped in and blocked Adriano’s proposed switch from Barcelona to Roma.
Kaka, Robinho to fund Iturbe move
Milan will reportedly fund an assault for Verona’s Juan Iturbe with savings made on Ricky Kaka and Robinho.
Albertini hopes for time-outs
Demetrio Albertini hopes that FIFA will allow for time-outs during Italy’s next two World Cup fixtures, after the experience in Manaus.
Torino complete Molinaro deal
Torino have confirmed that they have signed former Stuttgart and Parma defender Cristian Molinaro on a one-year deal.
De Rossi wary of Costa Rica
Daniele De Rossi has warned Italy of the pitfall facing Costa Rica in Recife represents later this week.
Ranocchia ‘no’ to Juventus
Andrea Ranocchia is reported as having turned down advances from Juventus and will soon ratify a new contract at Inter.
Gilardino and Eto’o for China?
Guangzhou Evergrande’s search for an experienced striker reportedly includes both Alberto Gilardino and Samuel Eto’o.
Agent: Astori wants Milan
As reports indicate he will definitely leave Cagliari this summer, Davide Astori’s agent says he’d ‘do anything’ to return to Milan.
Miha: Good feeling with Ferrero
Sinisa Mihajlovic has detailed meeting Sampdoria’s new President Massimo Ferrero and says he has been left ‘with a good feeling’.
Higuain: Barca interest nice
Gonzalo Higuain has encouraged speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona, describing it as ‘nice’, but says his focus is only on the World Cup.
Abete: Happy for win, but…
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has explained his ‘satisfaction’ at Italy’s win over England, but warned that there is still work to do.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Messi ends World Cup taboo
Leo Messi ended his World Cup curse with a sensational goal, but Argentina weren’t impressive as they beat Bosnia 2-1.
Suarez: 'France were superior'
Honduras Coach Luis Suarez accepted “France were superior” on the night, but was confused by the goal-line technology.
Benzema: 'No need for technology'
Karim Benzema was “very happy and proud” to bag a brace for France, but said he didn’t need goal-line technology.
Deschamps: 'A good start'
Didier Deschamps was impressed with “a very good start” to the World Cup, as France beat Honduras 3-0.
Napoli deny Higuain-Barcelona reports
Spanish media claim Gonzalo Higuain is on the verge of joining Barcelona, but Napoli issued an official denial.
France make history with Honduras
France beat 10-man Honduras 3-0 with the historic first use of goalline technology in a World Cup.
Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero start as Argentina give Miralem Pjanic’s Bosnia their World Cup debut.
Serie B: Cesena lead play-off Final
Cesena have the upper hand in the promotion play-off after beating Latina 2-1 in the first leg.
Rueda: 'Ecuador lost control'
Coach Reinaldo Rueda felt Ecuador were “betrayed by emotion” after throwing away a lead in defeat to Switzerland.
Hitzfeld: 'Incredible Swiss win'
Ottmar Hitzfeld concedes “it was incredible” for Switzerland to beat Ecuador with the last kick of the game.
Medics 'concerned' over conditions
Italy chief medic Professor Enrico Castellacci is concerned about conditions against Costa Rica and Uruguay.
Buffon was 'pretty worried' by injury
Italy’s medical staff confirm they were “pretty worried” about Gigi Buffon, but now confident he and Mattia De Sciglio will soon be fit.
Juventus starlet Paul Pogba is the one to watch as France begin their World Cup campaign against Honduras.
Last-gasp Swiss celebrations
Ex-Fiorentina striker Haris Seferovic scored with practically the last kick as Switzerland fought back to beat Ecuador 2-1.
Pjanic: 'Bosnia smiling again'
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic can’t wait for Bosnia’s World Cup debut against Argentina. “We made our nation smile again.”
Mazzola: 'Italy have to change'
Italy beat England 2-1, but Azzurri legend Sandro Mazzola insists “they have to change system or players.”
Roma are prepared to sell Adem Ljajic plus cash for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Hulk injury for Brazil
Brazil could be without striker Hulk against Mexico, as he pulled up with an injury during training.
Flood risk for Italy-Uruguay?
There are concerns for Italy’s World Cup game against Uruguay on June 24, as the city of Natal has been struck by floods.
Switzerland begin their World Cup campaign against Ecuador with Stephan Lichtsteiner, Valon Behrami and Gokhan Inler.
Italy set World Cup passing record
Italy set some extraordinary records in last night’s game against England, including the best passing accuracy in 48 years.
Moratti: 'Ranocchia better than Paletta'
Massimo Moratti thinks Andrea Ranocchia should’ve been at the World Cup and felt bad for Roy Hodgson.
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