AZZURRI

Carlo Tavecchio has offered his full support to Antonio Conte following the Coach’s recent remarks on the state of Italian football.
Renzo Ulivieri has sympathised with Antonio Conte’s Italy frustration, but reminded him that he is not a Coach of a club anymore.
Christian Vieri has admitted that missing Italy's victorious World Cup campaign in 2006 ranks as the biggest disappointment of his career.
Genoa midfielder Andrea Bertolacci said Italy “put our heart and soul in, as Antonio Conte asked” against Albania.
Antonio Conte had a fiery Press conference after Italy’s 1-0 win over Albania, slamming clubs and media obsession with Mario Balotelli.
Alessio Cerci felt the 1-0 win over Albania was “certainly my best” Italy performance, but he’s frustrated at Atletico Madrid.
Albania Coach Gianni De Biasi accepted the 1-0 friendly defeat to Italy just days after holding France 1-1.
Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “needs the intelligence to understand” the right attitude for Italy.
Stefano Okaka will “forever be grateful” to Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for his Italy debut against Albania.
Francesco Acerbi was “happy and proud” to make his Italy debut against Albania after twice overcoming cancer.
Antonio Conte praised Italy’s experimental side for beating Albania, but snapped at critics. “We’ve won five and drawn one.”
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka scored on his Italy debut for a 1-0 friendly victory over Albania in Genoa.
“The objective of the Croatia fans was to suspend the game and UEFA are convinced of that too,” claim the FIGC.
Torino defender Emiliano Moretti has set a new record as the oldest player to make his Italy debut, starting against Albania.
Italy experiment in tonight’s friendly with Albania, starting a 3-5-2 formation with Mattia Destro and Alessio Cerci.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “pleased to host Albania in an historic match” this evening.
Under-21 international Marcello Trotta “wants a move to Italy in January,” confirmed the Barnsley and Fulham striker’s agent.
UEFA have confirmed that they have opened disciplinary proceedings against Italy and Croatia for disturbances during their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Antonio Conte fires a warning to Italian football, his Italy players and Mario Balotelli: “Calcio isn't heading in the right direction.”
Italy could deploy a four-man defence for tonight’s match with Albania after Antonio Conte experimented a 4-4-2 in training.
Former Italy CT Marcello Lippi has revealed that he turned down Milan before his ill-fated return to the Azzurri bench.
Juventus teenager Kingsley Coman scored the winner as France Under-21s beat England in a 3-2 thriller.
Lazio and Albania defender Lorik Cana is looking forward to Tuesday’s friendly against Italy. “We want to make history.”
Tomorrow’s Italy-Albania was organised to raise funds for the city, but Genoa President Enrico Preziosi insists it is “inopportune.”
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka has been given the iconic Number 9 jersey and Sebastian Giovinco 10 for Italy-Albania.