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Saturday July 30 2011
Italy awaits 2014 World Cup draw

Italy are top seeds in the 2014 World Cup qualifying draw this evening, but could be paired with France and Giovanni Trapattoni's Ireland.

The Azzurri are in Pot One for the draw that will take place in Rio de Janeiro tonight at circa 20.15 UK time, which begins the journey towards the tournament in Brazil.

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Saturday July 30 2011
World Cup Draw: Africa and Asia

The 2014 World Cup preliminary draw takes place this evening in Brazil, so we bring you the groups for Africa and Asia.

Africa

Group A

South Africa, Botswana, Central African Republic, Somalia or Ethiopia

Group B

Tunisia, Cape Verde Islands, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea or Madagascar

Group C

Ivory Coast, Morocco, Gambia, Chad or Tanzania

Group D

Ghana, Zambia, Sudan, Lesotho or Burundi

Group E

Burkina Faso, Gabon, Niger, Sao Tome e Principe or Congo

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Saturday July 30 2011
World Cup Draw: Italy face Czechs

Italy will face Denmark, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Armenia and Malta to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The 2014 World Cup preliminary draw was held this evening in Rio de Janeiro with ex-Inter and Milan star Ronaldo picking from the pots with Paulo Henrique Ganso.

The Azzurri were top seeds in the draw and 13 teams will qualify for the tournament in Brazil.

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Saturday July 30 2011
World Cup Draw: CONCACAF, Oceania

The 2014 World Cup preliminary draw takes place this evening in Brazil, so we bring you the groups for CONCACAF and Oceania.

The winners of the Groups in Round Two will go through to the final qualifying groups in Round Three.

CONCACAF

Round Two

Group A: El Salvador, Surinam, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

Group B: Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, Bermuda

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Saturday July 30 2011
World Cup Draw: Italy's record

Check out Italy's track record against their opponents in the 2014 World Cup draw.

Denmark

Azzurri won 7, drew 1, lost 3, scored 19, conceded 13.

Italy have not crossed paths with the Danes since the Euro 2004 tournament, which ended in an ill-tempered 0-0 draw and the Azzurri eventually went out in the first round.

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Wednesday July 27 2011
Italy top seeds in World Cup draw

Italy have slipped to eighth place in the FIFA World Ranking, but will be among nine seeds for the World Cup qualifying draw.

The Azzurri had been in sixth position in June, but the Copa America has changed the situation even though there have been no European matches this month.

Uruguay won the trophy and have therefore leapfrogged into fifth place, going above Italy.

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Monday July 25 2011
Di Biagio lands Under-20 job

Former Roma and Inter midfielder Luigi Di Biagio has been named as the new Italy Under-20 boss.

The Roman, who won 31 caps for his country as a player, has been confirmed in the role today by the Italian Football Federation.

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Wednesday July 20 2011
Italy-Spain tickets on sale

The tickets for Italy's friendly clash with Spain in Bari on August 10 will be on sale next week.

The Azzurri will welcome the reigning world and European champions to the Stadio San Nicola on August 10 in a pre-season warm-up game.

Tickets will range from €10 to €50 for the encounter and the FIGC today confirmed they'll go on sale from July 25.

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Sunday July 17 2011
Marchetti: 'Lazio, then Italy'

Federico Marchetti's nightmare year ends with a new start at Lazio. “Doing well here, I can win back my place in the Italy squad.”

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Thursday July 14 2011
Palombo aware of Italy threat

Angelo Palombo is aware that he risks missing out on a place at Euro 2012 by staying loyal to Sampdoria.

The captain has confirmed that he will remain with the Marassi outfit for the new season following their relegation.

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