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Nicolato: “We need to try to build something new, there’s an opportunity to grow”

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Nicolato: “We need to try to build something new, there’s an opportunity to grow”

The Azzurrini are ready to return: tomorrow at 17:30 CEST, they’ll face Slovenia in a friendly ten months on from when they were last in action

02 September 2020

A player tests positive for coronavirus and, along with another individual, goes into isolation

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A player tests positive for coronavirus and, along with another individual, goes into isolation

Among those called up to the Under-21 National Team, a particular player’s swab test came back positive prior to the team’s training camp ahead of their upcoming matches against Slovenia and Sweden...

01 September 2020

The first training session ahead of the game against Slovenia. Nicolato: “Happy to be back”

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The first training session ahead of the game against Slovenia. Nicolato: “Happy to be back”

The Azzurrini’s medical test results due this afternoon. The Coach: “Plenty of unknowns after the time off, we’ll have to overcome the difficulties through technical and mental values”...

31 August 2020

Italy’s U21s restart in Lignano Sabbiadoro, 31 called up for the games against Slovenia and Sweden

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Italy’s U21s restart in Lignano Sabbiadoro, 31 called up for the games against Slovenia and Sweden

A friendly against Slovenia at the Stadio Guido Teghil on 3 September, then the group to be reduced to 23 for the clash with Sweden. First call-ups for ten Azzurrini...

27 August 2020

Matches against Slovenia and Sweden in Lignano Sabbiadoro and Kalmar. Nicolato: “I’ll call up more players”

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Matches against Slovenia and Sweden in Lignano Sabbiadoro and Kalmar. Nicolato: “I’ll call up more players”

The season kicks off on 3 September with a friendly at the Stadio Guido Teghi. On 8 September, the Azzurrini then go to the Guldfågeln Arena to restart their European qualification campaign...

16 July 2020

Nicolato’s two main goals: "Opening up our pool of players for the Euros and helping Mancini"

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Nicolato’s two main goals: "Opening up our pool of players for the Euros and helping Mancini"

Our Under-21 Coach on the lookout for new talent: “We need to focus on the players...

01 July 2020

Under-21 Euros, the final eight in June 2021. Nicolato: “It will be a new experience”

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Under-21 Euros, the final eight in June 2021. Nicolato: “It will be a new experience”

The qualifiers starting in September, the top 16 then into another tournament and only the top 8 to play the European Championship in Hungary and Slovenia...

17 June 2020

The European Championship qualifying games against Luxembourg and Sweden have been rescheduled

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The European Championship qualifying games against Luxembourg and Sweden have been rescheduled

According to UEFA’s indications, they will be played during the international window in June...

18 March 2020

European qualification: Italy to play Sweden at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento on 31 March

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European qualification: Italy to play Sweden at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento on 31 March

The Under-21s will play in Benevento for the sixth ever time; the city also hosted the Women’s National Team’s game against Georgia on 8 November...

29 November 2019

Nicolato takes after Mancini, another high-scoring affair in Sicily: a brace for Kean and a 6-0 win over Armenia

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Nicolato takes after Mancini, another high-scoring affair in Sicily: a brace for Kean and a 6-0 win over Armenia

Mancini kicked things off, Nicolato brought things to an end in similarly thrilling fashion. 24 hours after the senior side’s big win against Armenia in Palermo

19 November 2019

Match between Italy and Armenia pushed back until 21:00 CET due to adverse weather conditions in Catania

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Match between Italy and Armenia pushed back until 21:00 CET due to adverse weather conditions in Catania

Due to adverse weather conditions in Catania, tonight’s Under-21 clash between Italy and Armenia has been pushed back by two and a half hours. The match will therefore kick off at 21:00 CET instead of 18:30 as originally planned...

19 November 2019

 Italy in search of further consistency. Nicolato: "The Armenia match will be complicated, Kean will play"

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Italy in search of further consistency. Nicolato: "The Armenia match will be complicated, Kean will play"

Following the 3-0 win over Iceland, the Azzurrini will play Armenia tomorrow in Catania at 18:30 CET

18 November 2019

Italy beat Iceland to move up to second place in their group

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Italy beat Iceland to move up to second place in their group

Neither the pouring rain nor Iceland were able to stop the Under-21 National Team. The stakes are high and the Azzurrini don’t want the prize to escape them...

16 November 2019

Italy looking to move above Iceland. Nicolato: “A number of absentees, but I have confidence in those who will play”

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Italy looking to move above Iceland. Nicolato: “A number of absentees, but I have confidence in those who will play”

The Under-21 National Team’s European Championship qualifying campaign is set to resume. Following a big win in their opener against Luxembourg (5-0), their goalless draw against Ireland and their narrow victory away to Armenia (0-1), the Azzurrini will return to action tomorrow at the Stadio Paolo Mazza in Ferrara to face Iceland, who currently sit two points ahead of Nicolato’s men in second place in the group. However, Italy have a game in hand....

15 November 2019

The Azzurrini to depart for Ferrara. Scamacca: “We’re a great group, we play with pride”

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The Azzurrini to depart for Ferrara. Scamacca: “We’re a great group, we play with pride”

Italy will be looking to leapfrog Iceland in the table when they play them on Saturday at the Stadio Paolo Mazza. Pellegrini and Frattesi are out, Italy are hoping for goals from....

14 November 2019

Italy vs. Iceland up next. Ranieri: “A difficult game, but we will get all three points”

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Italy vs. Iceland up next. Ranieri: “A difficult game, but we will get all three points”

The Azzurrini had a double training session in Abano Terme today: injury problems for Pellegrini, so Nicolato calls up Sassuolo’s Tripaldelli...

13 November 2019

Pellegrini: “Two wins and development as a group, these are our aims for the next games"

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Pellegrini: “Two wins and development as a group, these are our aims for the next games"

Double training for the Azzurrini. Bastoni leaves the squad and is replaced by Venezia defender Nicolò Casale

12 November 2019

EURO 2021 Qualification. Nicolato: “Iceland and Armenia are two tough teams, but I’m confident”

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EURO 2021 Qualification. Nicolato: “Iceland and Armenia are two tough teams, but I’m confident”

The first day of the national team meet for the Azzurrini: unbeaten and still yet to concede a goal after the first three games...

11 November 2019

European Qualifiers: 23 named in squad for Iceland and Armenia matches

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European Qualifiers: 23 named in squad for Iceland and Armenia matches

The Azzurrini have two home games coming up in qualification for EURO 2021 in Ferrara and Catania

08 November 2019

Scamacca goal enough for Italy to win qualifier in Armenia

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Scamacca goal enough for Italy to win qualifier in Armenia

The Azzurrini had chances to extend the lead but ran the risk of conceding at the end

14 October 2019