AZZURRI

Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio has named 25 players for the friendly against Denmark to be played in Matera on November 17.
Antonio Conte says that Italy intend to play with pride when they host Croatia for Euro 2016 qualifying on November 16 in Milan.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has had his UEFA suspension for racist remarks extended to include all FIFA jurisdiction.
Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio says first impressions confirm Antonio Conte’s appointment has been the right one.
Fiorentina confirmed Italy Under-21 international Federico Bernardeschi will be out for five months after ankle surgery.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio reckons that Italian teams are not bold enough when it comes to giving more playing time to their youngsters.
Marcello Lippi has revealed that he could be tempted back into a coaching role, but only on the international stage.
Fiorentina have suffered another setback to their striking department, with the news that Federico Bernardeschi has fractured his ankle.
Antonio Conte could field Lorenzo Insigne in central midfield in Italy’s upcoming matches with Croatia and Albania.
Antonio Conte defended his Champions League record on the Juventus bench and passed the baton to Max Allegri.
Antonio Conte said Mario Balotelli “has to deserve and earn” an Italy call-up, he’s impressed by Graziano Pellè and Andrea Pirlo.
World Cup winning Coach Marcello Lippi has retired to become technical director at Guangzhou Evergrande.
Riccardo Montolivo’s fractured tibia has now healed, so he can resume training with the Milan squad.
Antonio Conte has called Sampdoria and Genoa two examples to follow in Serie A, as he expresses delight in accepting Sinisa Mihajlovic’s invitation.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte confirmed he is “observing” Sampdoria players against Inter this evening.
Ex-France Coach Raymond Domenech released a book, mentioning Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt on Marco Materazzi.
Antonio Conte says that he is ‘honoured’ to have made FIFA’s shortlist for the 2014 Coach of the Year award.
Antonio Conte has been nominated for the FIFA World Coach of the Year 2014, along with fellow-Italian Carlo Ancelotti.
Alessandro Del Piero warned Mario Balotelli that “the mind is more important than technique.”
Marco Materazzi trusts Antonio Conte can succeed with Italy, but Mario Balotelli’s career “is going backwards.”
Luis Suarez had to “accept what you’ve done is wrong and apologise” after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
It has been announced the Italy Under-21 side will play Denmark on November 17 in Matera.
Inter target Andrej Kramaric has admitted that Serie A is an attractive proposition, as he reveals surprise at Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Italy Under-21 Coach Luigi Di Biagio is targeting at least the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic next summer.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli’s best might “not be good enough” after a row over shirt-swapping.