Zaccheroni 'expected more' of Japan
Alberto Zaccheroni concedes he “thought Japan would perform a lot better” in the World Cup.
Lamouchi quits Ivory Coast
Sabri Lamouchi announced “my story with the Ivory Coast ends this evening” after their World Cup exit.
Greece stun Ivory Coast in stoppages
Georgios Samaras converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Greece passage to the Last 16, stunning the Ivory Coast.
Colombia perfect with Japan
Jackson Martinez bagged a brace as Colombia crushed Japan 4-1 and made history, setting up a Last 16 meeting with Uruguay.
De Rossi: 'We don't need Panini stickers'
Daniele De Rossi slammed Mario Balotelli. “We need real men, not Panini stickers or characters.”
Lugano blames Chiellini!
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano incredibly blamed Giorgio Chiellini for the Luis Suarez bite. “His attitude is worst of all.”
Prandelli: 'Italy had no support'
Cesare Prandelli urged clubs to help Italian football improve, but also accused fans and media. “We were almost ashamed.”
Suarez: 'These things happen'
Luis Suarez told Uruguay media about the bite on Giorgio Chiellini. “These things happen in the box.”
Mancini favourite for Italy job
Roberto Mancini, Massimiliano Allegri, Luciano Spalletti and Alberto Zaccheroni are candidates for Italy Coach.
Tabarez: 'Cheap morality on Suarez'
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez defended Luis Suarez’s bite on Giorgio Chiellini against “cheap morality.”
Prandelli: 'Balotelli part of failure'
Cesare Prandelli explained his Italy resignation, noting Mario Balotelli was “part of the project” that failed.
PRANDELLI: "I RESIGN"
Cesare Prandelli has resigned as Italy Coach. “The technical project failed and it’s only right I take responsibility.”
Line-ups: Ivory Coast-Greece
Either the Ivory Coast or Greece could still qualify for the Last 16, so go head-to-head this evening.
Colombia want to secure first place in Group C, but Alberto Zaccheroni’s Japan need points.
Suarez: 'Uruguay worked hard'
Luis Suarez said Uruguay “worked incredibly hard” to beat Italy and secure their World Cup progress.
Azzurri ratings: Italy 0-1 Uruguay
Italy crashed out of the World Cup with a 1-0 defeat to Uruguay, but who takes the blame and which players kept their pride?
Buffon: 'A failure for Italy'
Gigi Buffon said this was “a very sad day for Italy as a nation. It’s a day of failure, there’s no point denying it.”
Chiellini: 'FIFA protect Suarez'
Giorgio Chiellini thinks FIFA won’t punish Luis Suarez for biting him, “as they need their stars to play in the World Cup.”
Prandelli: 'Ref ruined the game'
Cesare Prandelli said the referee “ruined the game,” criticised Mario Balotelli and confessed his Italy future is in doubt.
Furious 10-man Italy crash out
Uruguay knocked Italy out of the World Cup with controversy, as Claudio Marchisio was harshly sent off and Luis Suarez bit Giorgio Chiellini.
Costa Rica and England draw
Costa Rica topped Group D with a goalless draw, as England went out with a point to their name.
Klose: 'Lazio the right decision'
Miroslav Klose’s agent said it was “the right decision” to remain at Lazio after setting a World Cup record.
Buffon: 'Unite for Italy!'
Gigi Buffon sent a message to fans ahead of Italy’s crunch World Cup match with Uruguay. “Leave divisions aside.”
Line-ups: Italy – Uruguay
As expected, Mario Balotelli and Ciro Immobile start up front for Italy against Uruguay in what should be a 3-5-2- formation.
Line-ups: England – Costa Rica
England have made nine changes to their team that faced Uruguay for their final World Cup match against Costa Rica.
Mertens makes Reina plea
Napoli’s Dries Mertens has pleaded with Pepe Reina to sign permanently for the Partenopei.
‘Uruguay more than just Suarez’
Uruguay defender Diego Godin says it would be disrespectful to say his team are over-reliant on Luis Suarez.
Prandelli: We’ll fight for every ball
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli promises his team will fight for every ball and put up a battle against Uruguay this afternoon.
Agent: Maggio staying at Napoli
Christian Maggio’s agent says his client will be remaining at Napoli, despite rumours he may move elsewhere.
Mourinho calls for pragmatic Italy
Jose Mourinho believes Italy should take a pragmatic approach against Uruguay in today’s do or die World Cup clash.
Lotito wants to take Lazio to top
Lazio President Claudio Lotito says he is committed to taking the club back to the top and wants fans to help him achieve it.
Lafferty sorry to leave Palermo
Kyle Lafferty is sorry to be leaving Palermo after the Sicilian club agreed to sell him to Norwich City.
Pinilla ‘to leave Serie A’
Cagliari forward Mauricio Pinilla has confirmed he will be leaving Sardinia in order to move to a club outside Italy.
Report: Arsenal want Sanchez
It is reported that Arsenal are willing to rival Liverpool and Juventus for the signing of Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez.
Cabrini calls for positivity
Former Italy World Cup winner Antonio Cabrini has called for the Azzurri to show positivity against Uruguay today.
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