AZZURRI

Antonio Conte has been awarded the Panchina d’Oro, or Golden Bench, for his exploits with Juventus last season.
Simone Zaza points out “Juventus are not unbeatable” for Sassuolo, revealing how the Bianconeri “got into my brain.”
Mario Balotelli is improving thanks to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, claims Mino Raiola. “He was never asked to run off the ball before.”
Italy Coach Antonio Conte explains what powers him. “I hate losing. After Perugia I didn’t sleep for five days.”
Antonio Conte hints that before accepting his current role with Italy, he was sought out by Manchester United.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte discusses Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano, saying ‘there's work to be done’.
Sebastian Giovinco explains his reasons for leaving Juventus, saying he felt like ‘a burden’ before moving to Toronto FC.
Boca Juniors striker Dani Osvaldo’s girlfriend was carjacked in Buenos Aires last night, report local media.
Palermo striker Paulo Dybala has seemingly ruled out playing for the Italian national team, saying he wants to play with Lionel Messi.
Italy CT Antonio Conte warns young players must be worked harder - ‘maybe we’ve forgotten that a player is also an athlete’.
Sunderland’s Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini is out for the rest of the season.
Former Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro has been given a 10 month jail sentence for entering a property seized by tax authorities.
A FIFA taskforce has recommended that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar be held over November and December.
A friendly between Italy and Holland may be organised, with revenue used to repay the damage caused by Feyenoord hooligans in Rome.
FIFA Presidential candidate Luis Figo has set out his proposals, including a potential 48 nation World Cup.
Palermo’s Franco Vazquez says representing Italy would be an honour for him - and it would make his mother proud too.
Italy icon Andrea Pirlo says retirement is still a ‘very distant’ prospect, as he discusses his career with the Azzurri.
Gigi Buffon reveals his Juventus dreams, how he keeps motivated, working with Max Allegri and keeping Paul Pogba.
Franco Vazquez said Palermo had “the perfect performance” to beat Napoli 3-1 and hopes to play for Italy.
Antonio Conte assured he “never considered quitting the Nazionale and I never will,” but revealed his love for karaoke.
Italy and Portugal will play a friendly match in Qatar on June 16 2015, it has been announced.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says Italy CT Antonio Conte has had no offers from club sides, and will remain in his post.
Italy have dropped one place in the latest FIFA rankings, and are ranked as the 12th best team in the world.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio insists the controversy over Antonio Conte’s court case is “a storm in a teacup.”
Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte has scheduled a two-week tour of England, including a visit to Chelsea and the Tottenham-Fiorentina game.