News(502 Results)

Result was more than deserved, says Italy’s Mancini after 1-0 win over USA

Posted Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by PA16 hits

Italy coach Roberto Mancini admitted he had feared another goalless draw after his side’s 1-0 friendly win against USA in Belgium.Mancini named a new-look side as he continues to experiment with his options and they were indebted to late substitute Matteo Politano’s stoppage-time goal.The Inter Milan winger, on loan from Sassuolo, struck in the fourth minute of added time after stepp...Full Story »

Italy 1 - 0 USA: Politano earns Italy victory over USA with late winner

Posted Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by PA18 hits

Late substitute Matteo Politano’s stoppage-time goal clinched Italy a 1-0 win in their friendly against the United States in Belgium.The Inter Milan winger, on loan from Sassuolo, struck in the fourth minute of added time after stepping off the bench in the 87th minute.Italy failed to qualify for the Nations League finals at the weekend after a 0-0 stalemate against Portugal and Roberto Ma...Full Story »

Italy vs USA - Mancini set to give crop of young players a chance as Italy face USA

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by PA23 hits

Italy head coach Roberto Mancini is expected to take a look at the next generation in Tuesday’s friendly against the USA in Belgium.The Azzurri failed to qualify for last summer’s World Cup finals and did not progress in the Nations League after a frustrating goalless draw in Milan against Portugal on Saturday.Juventus striker Moise Kean, Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali, fellow...Full Story »

Italy 0 - 0 Portugal: Portugal seal Nations League Finals spot after Italy stalemate

Posted Sunday, November 18, 2018 by PA41 hits

Portugal sealed their place in the Nations League Finals after holding group rivals Italy to a goalless draw in Milan.Fernando Santos’s side, without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo for their second-successive Group A3 clash, needed only a point to qualify and got the job done after showing little desire to win the match.It proved a frustrating evening for Roberto Mancini’s side, who had ...Full Story »

Italy vs Portugal - Chiellini revelling in the drama as he eyes his 100th cap

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA59 hits

Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini is revelling in the drama of the Nations League as he eyes his 100th cap.The Juventus defender could reach the milestone against Portugal on Saturday exactly 14 years since he made his debut against Finland.Italy, second in the Nations League A3, need to win in Milan but if Portugal avoid defeat they will go through to the finals and Chiellini is enjoyin...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini looking for improvement after Italy clinch late Poland win

Posted Monday, October 15, 2018 by PA50 hits

Roberto Mancini felt his Italy side should have seen Poland off well before the stoppage-time winner which earned a narrow 1-0 victory in Chorzow.Cristiano Biraghi struck in the second minute of added time to earn the Azzurri victory and relegate Poland from Nations League League A Group 3.Lorenzo Insigne’s corner was flicked on by Kevin Lasagna and Biraghi turned the ball in at the back p...Full Story »

Poland 0 - 1 Italy: Cristiano Biraghi earns Italy late victory over Poland

Posted Monday, October 15, 2018 by PA49 hits

Cristiano Biraghi struck in the second minute of added time as Italy snatched their first win in the Nations League by edging out Poland 1-0 in Chorzow.It looked set to be a frustrating evening for the Azzurri, who dominated possession and spurned a glut of gilt-edged opportunities.However, Biraghi slid at the back post to steer home Kevin Lasagna’s flick on from a corner with only seconds...Full Story »

Former Italy star Antonio Cassano announces retirement... again

Posted Sunday, October 14, 2018 by ESPN72 hits

Antonio Cassano has announced his retirement from playing for the second time, only five days after he had begun training with third-tier club Virtus Entella. Ex-Italy international forward Cassano, whose club career included spells with AC and Inter Milan and Real Madrid, last played competitively for Sampdoria in 2016. The 36-year-old, who trained with Verona last summer -- after which he ...Full Story »

Poland vs Italy - Bonucci warns Italy not to lose focus against Poland

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2018 by PA65 hits

Defender Leonardo Bonucci has warned his Italy team-mates not to make life complicated for themselves by failing to get the better of Poland in their Nations League clash. The Azzurri were held to a 1-1 draw by Ukraine in a friendly at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Wednesday night, a match which saw tributes paid to the victims of the Ponte Morandi collapse in Genoa. Italy...Full Story »

Italy 1 - 1 Ukraine: Roberto Mancini calls for Italy to be more clinical following draw with Ukraine

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018 by PA59 hits

Italy boss Roberto Mancini admitted his team must be more clinical after allowing Ukraine to fight back and earn a 1-1 draw on an emotional night at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.Ahead of Wednesday night’s friendly, a wreath had been laid at the Ponte Morandi, where 43 people were killed in August, with the message ‘The Azzurri with Genoa in their hearts’.Just before the interval a...Full Story »

Italy held by Ukraine as tributes are paid to Genoa bridge victims

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018 by PA46 hits

Italy and Ukraine played out a 1-1 draw in their friendly at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, which saw tributes paid to those who died in the Genoa motorway bridge collapse.In the build-up to Wednesday’s match, a wreath had been laid at the Ponte Morandi, where 43 people were killed during August, with the message ‘The Azzurri with Genoa in their hearts’.Just before half-time, every...Full Story »

Portugal 1 - 0 Italy: Roberto Mancini: Italy were not outplayed by Portugal

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by PA89 hits

Italy coach Roberto Mancini insisted his side were not inferior to Portugal, despite slipping to a 1-0 Nations League defeat in Lisbon.The European champions, without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, got their campaign under way with a slender victory in their Group A3 clash at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz.Portugal did not have to get out of second gear to take the points against a much-changed sid...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo misses out but Portugal open with win over Italy

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by PA32 hits

Portugal, without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, got their Nations League campaign under way with a 1-0 victory against Italy in their Group A3 clash at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz.Portugal did not have to get out of second gear to take the points against a much-changed side fielded by Roberto Mancini.After a dominant first-half display, the hosts finally made the breakthrough at the start of th...Full Story »

Portugal coach Santos wary of Italy threat in Nations League clash

Posted Monday, September 10, 2018 by PA55 hits

Fernando Santos has warned Portugal to expect to face an Italy side itching to prove their international “value” in the Nations League.Portugal will kick-start their campaign in UEFA’s new competition by hosting Italy in Lisbon on Monday, with manager Santos preparing for a tough encounter.“Italy have enormous desire to show their value, having failed to qualify for the W...Full Story »

Mancini confident Italy can learn from their mistakes

Posted Saturday, September 08, 2018 by PA44 hits

Italy boss Roberto Mancini is confident his side can learn from their mistakes after labouring to a 1-1 draw against Poland in the Nations League opener in Bologna.Mancini is looking to rebuild after the Azzurri’s failure to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958.However, it was a rather lacklustre display for much of the clash at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, where Napoli m...Full Story »

Italy 1 - 1 Poland: Late Jorginho penalty salvages Nations League draw for Italy against Poland

Posted Saturday, September 08, 2018 by PA81 hits

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho clipped home a late penalty to secure Italy a 1-1 draw against Poland in their Nations League opener in Bologna.The Azzurri went into a first competitive game under new boss Roberto Mancini looking to rebuild following failure to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958.However, for long spells it was a laboured performance at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara...Full Story »

Italy vs Poland - No large gap between Italy and world’s best – Jorginho

Posted Friday, September 07, 2018 by PA98 hits

Italy midfielder Jorginho has revealed he steered clear of this summer’s World Cup but believes the Azzurri are not far away from the top international sides despite failing to qualify for the finals in Russia.Beaten by Sweden in a play-off, the four-time winners missed out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958.They will continue their revolution under Roberto Mancini with their o...Full Story »

Finance Ministry warns Cristiano Ronaldo: Even in Italy, an arrest warrant could be activated

Posted Saturday, July 14, 2018 by Marca.com149 hits

Real Madrid have allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to move to Juventus, yet the Ministry of Finance has made clear that even if the Portuguese international is in Italy, a warrant for his arrest could still be activated. Ronaldo has been involved in a long battle with the Spanish treasury over a tax issue, although it was understood in June that a settlement agreement had been reached. Jose Maria M...Full Story »

Italy 1 - 1 Netherlands: Nathan Ake’s late leveller helps Holland draw against 10-man Italy

Posted Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by PA73 hits

Nathan Ake headed home his first international goal as Holland scrambled to force a draw with 10-man Italy in Turin.The hosts had looked on course to win this clash of two nations who had surprisingly failed to qualify for the World Cup when Simone Zaza marked his recall to the Azzurri squad with a goal off the bench.But, after Domenico Criscito was sent off, Holland were able to find a way thro...Full Story »

Italy vs Netherlands - Roberto Mancini hoping Italy can tighten up at the back

Posted Monday, June 04, 2018 by PA163 hits

New coach Roberto Mancini has promised Italy will get the defensive side of their game right ahead of Monday’s friendly against Holland.Italy lost 3-1 away to France in Nice on Friday night after beating Saudi Arabia 2-1 a few days earlier, Mancini’s first game in charge.“The game against France was very important for us and this too will help us learn for the future,” Ma...Full Story »

« Previous1234...2526Next »



Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website.7M does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.