Latest news about Italy

Verratti to miss Croatia match

2014-11-12 11:11

PSG's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti to miss Italy's key qualifier against Croatia with an injured thigh muscle.

Balo return sparks mixed reviews

2014-11-11 12:05

Mario Balotelli's return to the Italy fray sparked mixed reviews as the misfiring striker prepares for Croatia next week.

Balotelli back in Conte's squad

2014-11-10 09:12

Maverick striker Mario Balotelli has been called up by Antonio Conte for Italy for the first time since the World Cup in June.

Balotelli still backing Italy

2014-10-15 10:18

Mario Balotelli took to Instagram to voice his support for Italy rival Graziano Pelle despite being left out of the squad.

Italy look to continue positive start

2014-10-09 08:32

Dortmund striker Ciro Immobile insists absent compatriot Mario Balotelli won't be missed when Azerbaijan visit Italy.

Italy winger extends Lazio contract

2014-09-23 12:58

Italy winger Antonio Candreva extends his contract with Lazio for one more season, keeping at the club until 2018-19.

Roma midfielder out for a month

2014-09-23 12:38

Roma and Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi is set to be sidelined for up to a month after suffering a thigh injury.

Youth hold key to Italy's future

2014-09-10 12:02

Young players hold the key to Italy's future, said coach Antonio Conte after his side beat Norway in their Euro 2016 qualifier.

Italy too strong for Norway

2014-09-10 07:12

Italy defeated Norway in a Euro 2016 qualifier in Oslo, as coach Antonio Conte continues his winning start.

Pirlo to play on for Italy

2014-09-08 12:35

Play-maker Andrea Pirlo has said he intends to continue playing for the national side despite concerns over his age.

Italy off to winning start

2014-09-05 07:18

Italy gave new coach Antonio Conte a flying start as they won a friendly in Bari against a depleted Netherlands.

Mario Balotelli warned by Conte

2014-08-28 11:21

Italy coach Antonio Conte warns Balotelli that the man is more important than the footballer and he'll have to earn his respect.

Conte vows to restore pride

2014-08-19 17:00

Antonio Conte has vowed to restore Italy to their traditional status as major powers in international football.

Conte set for Italian job

2014-08-14 12:24

Antonio Conte is to become new Italy coachafter the national federation and sponsors reached agreement on his salary.

Balotelli poses with 'shotgun'

2014-07-12 13:59

Italian striker Mario Balotelli is at the centre of fresh controversy after posting a picture of himself posing with a shotgun.