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Italy stay in 5th place in latest FIFA Ranking, England leapfrog France into third

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Italy stay in 5th place in latest FIFA Ranking, England leapfrog France into third

Belgium continue to lead the way ahead of Brazil, while England overtake France...

16 September 2021

Mancini: "The response I wanted from the young players. Kean and Raspadori have a great future, it’s all up to them"

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Mancini: "The response I wanted from the young players. Kean and Raspadori have a great future, it’s all up to them"

The Head Coach was satisfied after the win over Lithuania: “Scoring five goals is never easy. The record of consecutive unbeaten results makes us happy". A dream night for the class of 2000 and for Di Lorenzo: "A great feeling"

08 September 2021

The European champions put on a show in Reggio Emilia, scoring a feast of goals on the way to victory against Lithuania

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The European champions put on a show in Reggio Emilia, scoring a feast of goals on the way to victory against Lithuania

Italy gain three precious points for Qatar 2022. Kean broke the deadlock on 11 minutes, followed by an own goal by Utkus, a Raspadori goal and another by Kean. Di Lorenzo scored in the second half, while Scamacca made his debut

08 September 2021

The final 23-man squad list for Italy vs. Lithuania, Chiesa and Sensi leave the group

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The final 23-man squad list for Italy vs. Lithuania, Chiesa and Sensi leave the group

The Azzurri have always won in the Emilian city, while Italy have five wins and two draws in seven games against Lithuania...

08 September 2021

Italy vs. Lithuania coming up. Mancini: “The goals will come, we’ll qualify if we win our next three”

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Italy vs. Lithuania coming up. Mancini: “The goals will come, we’ll qualify if we win our next three”

The Azzurri want to get back to winning ways in Reggio Emilia tomorrow. Insigne: “We need to stay calm, our strength is in the group”...

07 September 2021

The Azzurri return to Italy: Verratti and Pellegrini leave the squad

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The Azzurri return to Italy: Verratti and Pellegrini leave the squad

The PSG and Roma midfielders leave the squad...

06 September 2021

Mancini: “The ball doesn’t want to go in at the moment. We need to be more precise”

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Mancini: “The ball doesn’t want to go in at the moment. We need to be more precise”

The Head Coach following tonight’s stalemate in Basel: “We could have won 2 or 3-0.” Chiellini: “We played really well.”...

05 September 2021

 Sommer denies Italy: it finishes in a stalemate against Switzerland in Basel

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Sommer denies Italy: it finishes in a stalemate against Switzerland in Basel

Jorginho sees his penalty saved by the Swiss shot-stopper as the Azzurri drop another two points in World Cup qualifying. Mancini’s men have, however, set a new world record...

05 September 2021

Switzerland vs. Italy: virtual advertising makes debut in European Qualifiers

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Switzerland vs. Italy: virtual advertising makes debut in European Qualifiers

By creating virtually superimposed images on the pitchside LED boards in real time as part of the live TV broadcast, the FIGC, in collaboration with UEFA and with RAI’s support, guaranteed visibility to its commercial partners

05 September 2021

Mancini: “We can’t focus on the Euros anymore, we’ll need to do some hard running against Switzerland”

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Mancini: “We can’t focus on the Euros anymore, we’ll need to do some hard running against Switzerland”

Ahead of the Azzurri’s Qatar 2022 Qualifier against Switzerland, the Italy head coach said...

04 September 2021

 Group photo with the European Championship trophy at Coverciano. President Gravina visits Meyer Children’s Hospital

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Group photo with the European Championship trophy at Coverciano. President Gravina visits Meyer Children’s Hospital

The team posed for a number of snaps alongside FIGC President Gabriele Gravina and staff from the FIGC’s offices and Technical Centre...

03 September 2021

Mancini: “Lacking precision in the final third, we’ll go to Switzerland to win”

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Mancini: “Lacking precision in the final third, we’ll go to Switzerland to win”

Federico Chiesa scored with his father watching on: “We played some good stuff”. Bonucci: “The same spirit as at the Euros"...

02 September 2021

Chiesa’s goal cancelled out by Iliev, Bulgaria slow the Azzurri’s progress to the World Cup

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Chiesa’s goal cancelled out by Iliev, Bulgaria slow the Azzurri’s progress to the World Cup

It ended 1-1 in Florence but Italy stay top of the group and have equalled the record unbeaten run in international football. Italy face Switzerland in Basel on Sunday...

02 September 2021

Florence lights up in blue for tonight’s match against Bulgaria at Stadio Artemio Franchi

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Florence lights up in blue for tonight’s match against Bulgaria at Stadio Artemio Franchi

Last night the main monuments of the city were coloured blue in honour of Mancini's national team...

02 September 2021

9,000 tickets issued for Italy vs. Bulgaria; Azzurri to wear armbands in memory of Morini

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9,000 tickets issued for Italy vs. Bulgaria; Azzurri to wear armbands in memory of Morini

A minute’s silence will also be held in memory of the former national team defender. Bonucci to receive UEFA cap for reaching 100 Azzurri appearances

01 September 2021

Meret out for Italy's next matches, will return to his club after the match with Bulgaria

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Meret out for Italy's next matches, will return to his club after the match with Bulgaria

X-ray images show a fracture of the 3rd and 4th lumbar vertebrae

01 September 2021

The race for the World Cup restarts in Florence. Mancini: "No distractions, the first match is the trickiest"

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The race for the World Cup restarts in Florence. Mancini: "No distractions, the first match is the trickiest"

Tomorrow at 20.45 CEST the Azzurri take on Bulgaria with the aim of recording their fourth win in qualifying and equalling Spain's record of consecutive unbeaten results. Bonucci: "We have the enthusiasm, tomorrow we’ll play a great game"

01 September 2021

Azzurri continue their work at Coverciano. Jorginho: “Happy with what we’ve done, but we must remain humble”

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Azzurri continue their work at Coverciano. Jorginho: “Happy with what we’ve done, but we must remain humble”

The second training session takes place this afternoon: Calabria called up, Belotti leaves the camp. At the press conference, the Chelsea midfielder warned: "Now everyone will want to beat us"

31 August 2021

The hunt for the World Cup restarts, Mancini: "Proud to have made 60 million Italians happy. We're not done yet"

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The hunt for the World Cup restarts, Mancini: "Proud to have made 60 million Italians happy. We're not done yet"

In the afternoon the squad will have its first training session ahead of matches against Bulgaria, Switzerland and Lithuania...

30 August 2021

Training camp at Coverciano begins: Lazzari out, first session in the afternoon

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Training camp at Coverciano begins: Lazzari out, first session in the afternoon

After the triumph at Wembley, the Azzurri will meet to continue World Cup qualifying for Qatar 2022...

30 August 2021