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U21 Euro: Azzurrini drawn with Slovenia, Spain and the Czech Republic

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U21 Euro: Azzurrini drawn with Slovenia, Spain and the Czech Republic

Italy will be in Group B of the tournament, which will take place in Slovenia and Hungary. The group stages will be played between 24 and 31 March, with the finals taking place between 31 May and 6 June...

10 December 2020

The Azzurrini finish their Euro qualifying campaign in style. Nicolato: “This is a team with lots of quality”

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The Azzurrini finish their Euro qualifying campaign in style. Nicolato: “This is a team with lots of quality”

The Under-21s run out 4-1 winners against Sweden thanks to a Giacomo Raspadori brace and goals from Youssef Maleh and Gianluca Scamacca. Karlsson nets for the Swedes...

18 November 2020

European qualifying, Italy host Sweden. Nicolato: “An opportunity for those who have not had many chances to play”

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European qualifying, Italy host Sweden. Nicolato: “An opportunity for those who have not had many chances to play”

Having secured qualification to the Euros, the Azzurrini will face Sweden in Pisa tomorrow, aiming to round off their 2020 season with a win...

17 November 2020

Azzurrini back at Tirrenia: Pinamonti returns home, Pirola, Colpani, Colombo and Vignato join the squad

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Azzurrini back at Tirrenia: Pinamonti returns home, Pirola, Colpani, Colombo and Vignato join the squad

After they achieved qualification to the Euros, Italy are preparing for Wednesday’s game in Pisa against Sweden...

16 November 2020

Italy beat Luxembourg and secure qualification to the Euros. Gravina: “Result makes us proud”

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Italy beat Luxembourg and secure qualification to the Euros. Gravina: “Result makes us proud”

Thanks to goals from Scamacca (brace), Pinamonti and Marchizza, Nicolato’s side book their ticket for the final tournament, which starts at the end of March...

15 November 2020

 European qualifying: the Azzurrini looking for a win that would mathematically seal their spot in the final tournament. Nicolato: “The match against Luxembourg will be like a final”

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European qualifying: the Azzurrini looking for a win that would mathematically seal their spot in the final tournament. Nicolato: “The match against Luxembourg will be like a final”

Should they win in Differdange on Sunday, Italy would make it though to the group stage of the final tournament. Raspadori, Turati and Zappa join up with squad, Lovato withdraws...

13 November 2020

Pobega bags a brace worth its weight in gold, the Azzurrini beat Iceland to move one step closer to the Euros

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Pobega bags a brace worth its weight in gold, the Azzurrini beat Iceland to move one step closer to the Euros

Italy triumph in Reykjavik thanks to the Spezia midfielder’s first two goals for his country. Nicolato: “Credit to the lads.” Azzurrini can secure a spot in the finals against Luxembourg on Sunday...

12 November 2020

Italy out to secure qualification in Reykjavik. Nicolato: “We’ll give all that we’ve got”

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Italy out to secure qualification in Reykjavik. Nicolato: “We’ll give all that we’ve got”

Tomorrow, the Azzurrini take on Iceland at 14:15 CET. The side’s coach predicts changes to the line-up: “Tough game against a team unbeaten at home”...

11 November 2020

The Azzurrini in Tirrenia ahead of their three upcoming European qualifying matches

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The Azzurrini in Tirrenia ahead of their three upcoming European qualifying matches

Bastoni (called up to the senior side), Casale, Maggiore and Ranierino longer involved. Cuomo, Esposito and Pobega make the step up from the B team...

09 November 2020

 Two teams established for the Under-21s’ matches against Iceland, Luxembourg and Sweden: Nicolato and Bollini’s squads

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Two teams established for the Under-21s’ matches against Iceland, Luxembourg and Sweden: Nicolato and Bollini’s squads

The Azzurrini have three matches in seven days coming up as they look to progress to the European Championship. An A and B team will work together synergistically, with Maurizio Viscidi coordinating matters...

07 November 2020

European qualifiers: three games in November, against Iceland on the 12th

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European qualifiers: three games in November, against Iceland on the 12th

The Azzurrini will play one game extra in the next international window: the replay of the postponed fixture from 9 October...

21 October 2020

Italy fly with Sottil and Cutrone: Azzurrini beat Ireland, Euros one step closer

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Italy fly with Sottil and Cutrone: Azzurrini beat Ireland, Euros one step closer

Bollini's U20 side, with some reinforcements from the U21s, win 2-0 and move ahead of Ireland...

13 October 2020

 European qualifying: the Under-20 National Team will take on the Republic of Ireland

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European qualifying: the Under-20 National Team will take on the Republic of Ireland

Given the positive cases of COVID-19 that have emerged in the Under-21 camp over these past days, Alberto Bollini’s team will face the Irish in Pisa tomorrow...

12 October 2020

 Three players test positive for COVID-19 after tests carried out this morning in Tirrenia

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Three players test positive for COVID-19 after tests carried out this morning in Tirrenia

The team are currently training at the Olympic Training Centre in Tirrenia after returning from Iceland...

11 October 2020

Euro qualifiers: game between Iceland and Italy postponed

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Euro qualifiers: game between Iceland and Italy postponed

The postponement comes after Icelandic authorities asked the Italian delegation to go into quarantine...

09 October 2020

Two U21 players and a member of staff have tested positive for COVID-19

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Two U21 players and a member of staff have tested positive for COVID-19

The FIGC took action to promptly evaluate the situation, adopting all of the necessary health guidelines, working in conjunction with UEFA and local health authorities...

09 October 2020

Nicolato rallies his troops: “It’s a difficult situation, but we need to win”

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Nicolato rallies his troops: “It’s a difficult situation, but we need to win”

The Azzurrini are set to continue their European qualifying campaign away to Iceland tomorrow

08 October 2020

 The Azzurrini begin their preparations in Tirrenia. Nicolato calls up Tripaldelli in place of the injured Lovato

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The Azzurrini begin their preparations in Tirrenia. Nicolato calls up Tripaldelli in place of the injured Lovato

The Under-21 National Tram will take to the pitch on Friday in Reykjavik and then on Tuesday 13 October in Pisa...

05 October 2020

European qualifiers: 25 called up for the games against Iceland and Ireland

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European qualifiers: 25 called up for the games against Iceland and Ireland

The Azzurrini will play in Reykjavik on 9 October, while a home clash against Ireland in Pisa will follow on 13 October. Russo, Frabotta and Lovato receive their first Under-21 call-ups...

02 October 2020

Euro qualifiers: Pisa to host match on 17 November against Sweden

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Euro qualifiers: Pisa to host match on 17 November against Sweden

The Azzurrini will play their next two home games - against Ireland and Sweden - at the Arena Garibaldi-Romeo Anconetani...

24 September 2020