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Men’s Under-19 and women’s Under-17 European Championships: new formats for the two youth tournaments

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Men’s Under-19 and women’s Under-17 European Championships: new formats for the two youth tournaments

In addition to information about the Under-21 European Championship, the UEFA Executive Committee also released a new update regarding two other youth tournaments today...

17 June 2020

Italy only missing a goal: it finishes 0-0 against Switzerland in final friendly before the Elite Round of Euro qualifying

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Italy only missing a goal: it finishes 0-0 against Switzerland in final friendly before the Elite Round of Euro qualifying

“All that was missing was a goal.” These were Alberto Bollini’s words following the Under-19 National Team’s 0-0 draw against Switzerland...

12 February 2020

Padua confirmed as the centre of operations for the Elite Round of the European Championship

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Padua confirmed as the centre of operations for the Elite Round of the European Championship

Abano Terme, Mogliano Veneto and Padua to host the Azzurrini’s games against Slovenia, Iceland and Norway...

11 February 2020

 First training session for the Under-19s ahead of friendly against Switzerland on Wednesday

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First training session for the Under-19s ahead of friendly against Switzerland on Wednesday

Al posto degli infortunati Ricci e Petrelli il tecnico Alberto Bollini ha convocato il centrocampista dell’Empoli Belardinelli e i calciatori clivensi...

10 February 2020

The friendly against Switzerland on 12 February will be the final test for the Azzurrini before the Elite Round

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The friendly against Switzerland on 12 February will be the final test for the Azzurrini before the Elite Round

23 players have been called up for the match at the Stadio Rigamonti-Ceppi in Lecco. First call-ups for Ruggeri, Pirola and Colombo...

06 February 2020

The Azzurrini draw with Spain ahead of the European Elite Phase

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The Azzurrini draw with Spain ahead of the European Elite Phase

Bollini’s team went ahead through Vergani’s goal before the equaliser came in the final moments. Turati, Calafiori, Dalle Mura...

15 January 2020

Spanish exams for the Azzurrini, 22 are called up for the friendly against the Red Fury

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Spanish exams for the Azzurrini, 22 are called up for the friendly against the Red Fury

A first challenge of the new year for Alberto Bollini’s team, who will take on Spain on 15 January in Madrid: there are six new call-ups...

09 January 2020

The training camp at Coverciano with 23 U19s and U18s comes to a close. Bollini: “Great job”

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The training camp at Coverciano with 23 U19s and U18s comes to a close. Bollini: “Great job”

The camp was concluded with a friendly against Fiorentina’s Primavera side, a game full of twists and turns that ended in a 3-3 draw...

08 January 2020

A three-day camp for 23 youngsters at Coverciano under the guidance of Bollini and Corradi

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A three-day camp for 23 youngsters at Coverciano under the guidance of Bollini and Corradi

Since yesterday evening, Under-19 National Team Head Coach Alberto Bollini and Under-16 National Team Head Coach Bernardo Corradi have been at Coverciano coaching some of the best Italian prospects...

07 January 2020

Brilliant Italy side beat Slovakia 3-0 to finish top of the group

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Brilliant Italy side beat Slovakia 3-0 to finish top of the group

The Azzurrini put in a perfect performance to finish top of Group 6 and confirm status as a top seed for the Elite Round draw

19 November 2019

Qualifying Round: Italy can beat Slovakia to top the group with three wins from three

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Qualifying Round: Italy can beat Slovakia to top the group with three wins from three

Having already secured qualification, Bollini’s side need to get all three points again to win their group (the match takes place tomorrow in Cattolica, kick-off is at 15:00 CET)....

18 November 2019

Esposito and Riccardi, Italy secure qualification to the Elite Round with a game to spare

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Esposito and Riccardi, Italy secure qualification to the Elite Round with a game to spare

Esposito and Riccardi both got on the scoresheet once again as Alberto Bollini’s Under-19s won their second match in two games during the Qualifying Round to qualify for the Elite Round, which will take place in March, with a game to spare...

16 November 2019

No mistakes for Italy in their opening match as they beat Malta 2-0. Bollini: “An excellent second half”

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No mistakes for Italy in their opening match as they beat Malta 2-0. Bollini: “An excellent second half”

The Azzurrini take all three points in their first qualifying match. Sebastiano Esposito and Alessio Riccardi score the goals for Italy...

13 November 2019

 The U19s begin their journey in European qualification: the squad of 20 announced, first call-up for Esposito

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The U19s begin their journey in European qualification: the squad of 20 announced, first call-up for Esposito

The Inter striker will take part in the first stage of the European tournament as Italy play in Emilia Romagna from 13 to 19 November. The debut against Malta on Wednesday...

07 November 2019

 Emilia Romagna to host first EURO qualifying phase from 13 to 19 November

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Emilia Romagna to host first EURO qualifying phase from 13 to 19 November

From 13 to 19 November, Emilia Romagna, a place which has become a real stronghold for Italy’s youth teams in recent years, will host the first phase of Under-19 European Championship qualifying...

21 October 2019

The Azzurrini unlucky and wasteful in front of goal, their second loss against Portugal

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The Azzurrini unlucky and wasteful in front of goal, their second loss against Portugal

Bollini’s team failed to convert their chances and the reigning European champions snatched a 1-0 win. The start of European qualifiers in less than a month in Emilia Romagna ...

14 October 2019

Azzurrini defeated 4-1 by Portugal in a friendly. On Monday they can get revenge

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Azzurrini defeated 4-1 by Portugal in a friendly. On Monday they can get revenge

A first half to forget for Alberto Bollini’s team; who were already trailing by the second minute. The second half was a tighter affair ...

11 October 2019

 Italy beat Switzerland in Colorno thanks to Vergani and Ntube goals

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Italy beat Switzerland in Colorno thanks to Vergani and Ntube goals

After drawing against the Netherlands, Bollini's side won thanks to goals from two Inter players

09 September 2019

The Azzurrini draw against the Netherlands. Bollini: “A good game against a very strong side”

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The Azzurrini draw against the Netherlands. Bollini: “A good game against a very strong side”

Great effort from Italy who went ahead twice against very skilful opponents. Fagioli and Petrelli amongst the goals, missed chances that could have further increased the advantage...

06 September 2019

24 players called up for friendlies against the Netherlands and Switzerland

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24 players called up for friendlies against the Netherlands and Switzerland

After their win against Slovenia in mid-August, the Under-19 National Team will play two further friendly matches against the Netherlands and Switzerland...

29 August 2019