The World Cup will be staged without Italy for the first time in 60 years due to the Azzurri's defeat to Sweden in their playoff tie.
Next Game: Argentina vs. Italy - Friday, March 23 at 7.45pm in International Friendlies
Antonio Conte pays tribute to "fantastic" Davide AstoriChelsea manager Antonio Conte becomes the latest figure to pay tribute to Davide Astori following the Fiorentina captain's unexpected death at the age of just 31.
Mar 4, 20:09
Gianluigi Buffon leads tributes to Davide Astori following midfielder's deathGianluigi Buffon offers his condolences to the family of Davide Astori following the untimely death of his former Italy teammate at the age of 31.
Mar 4, 13:23
Nevio Scala torn over Gianluigi Buffon continued involvement for ItalyFormer Parma head coach Nevio Scala admits that he is torn by news of Gianluigi Buffon potentially extending his Italy career.
Feb 28, 20:08
Francesco Totti: 'Italy World Cup absence unthinkable'Former Italy international Francesco Totti admits that it is "unthinkable" for the four-time champions to be missing this summer's World Cup in Russia.
Feb 27, 20:28
Italy chiefs not giving up on landing Antonio Conte as next managerChelsea's Antonio Conte remains the top target to succeed Gian Piero Ventura as Italy's next manager, according to national team vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta.
Feb 27, 16:11
Gianluigi Buffon: 'I would play for Italy again'Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reveals that he would come out of international retirement to play for Italy again.
Feb 27, 14:26
Waldemar Kita: 'I would not curb Claudio Ranieri's career should Italy call'Nantes club president Waldemar Kita admits that he would find it hard to stand in the way of Claudio Ranieri if the coach was approached to manage Italy.
Feb 21, 18:23
Claudio Ranieri to quit Nantes for Italy job?Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri admits that he would quit Ligue 1 side Nantes in order to take the Italy job.
Feb 21, 09:50
Italy concede defeat in Antonio Conte chaseThe Italian Football Federation announces that Antonio Conte is no longer in the running for the national team job, despite speculation over his future at Chelsea.
Feb 6, 10:02
Luigi di Biagio named interim Italy coachLuigi di Biago is named as the interim coach of Italy ahead of fixtures against Argentina and England in March.
Feb 5, 13:08
Antonio Conte among contenders for Italy managerial jobItalian Football Federation chief Roberto Fabbricini confirms that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is in the running to manage the Italy national side for a second time.
Feb 2, 10:26
England draw Spain, Croatia in Nations LeagueEngland draw Spain and Croatia in the Nations League, while Republic of Ireland are given a reunion with Wales and Denmark.
Jan 24, 11:48
Carlo Ancelotti not interested in vacant Italy managerial jobFormer Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti reveals that he is holding out for a return to club football, rather than taking over as Italy boss.
Dec 4, 13:37
England fall below Italy in FIFA world rankingsEngland fall one place below Italy in FIFA's latest world rankings despite the Azzurri having failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958.
Nov 23, 20:11
Claudio Ranieri: 'I would think about Italy managerial job'Premier League-winning boss Claudio Ranieri suggests that he will consider replacing Gian Piero Ventura as Italy manager if approached over the vacant position.
Nov 19, 20:39
Giovanni Branchini: 'Carlo Ancelotti has said no to Italy'Former Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has turned down the chance to become the new manager of Italy, according to agent Giovanni Branchini.
Nov 18, 12:57
Roberto Mancini "not thinking about" Italy managerial jobFormer Manchester City and Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini rules himself out of the running to replace Gian Piero Ventura as Italy manager.
Nov 17, 19:31
Gianfranco Zola: 'Italy are in shock'Gianfranco Zola says that Italy are in shock after missing out on qualification for the 2018 World Cup.
Nov 17, 09:55
Giuseppe Bergomi calls for Italy to appoint Jose MourinhoFormer Italy captain Giuseppe Bergomi believes that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho would be the ideal candidate to take over as national team manager.
Nov 16, 21:17
Italian FA 'speaks to Carlo Ancelotti over Italy vacancy'The Italian FA allegedly speaks to Carlo Ancelotti about becoming the national team's new manager.
Nov 16, 17:41
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