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.
Claudio Ranieri: 'I would think about Italy managerial job'Premier League-winning boss Claudio Ranieri suggests that he will consider replacing Giampiero 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 Giampiero 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 'speak to Carlo Ancelotti over Italy vacancyThe Italian FA allegedly speak to Carlo Ancelotti about becoming the national team's new manager, according to Sky Sports.
Nov 16, 17:41
Italy sack head coach Gian Piero VenturaItaly sack head coach Gian Piero Ventura after missing out on the 2018 World Cup.
Nov 15, 18:03
Report: Antonio Conte targeted to revive Italian footballChelsea boss Antonio Conte is the man Italian football chiefs want to replace Giampiero Ventura as manager of the national side, according to a report.
Nov 15, 09:24
Carlo Ancelotti in frame to take on Italy manager's job?Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly seen as the big favourite to replace Giampiero Ventura as Italy manager in the wake of the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Nov 14, 13:40
Gian Piero Ventura 'resigns as Italy head coach following World Cup failure'Gian Piero Ventura reportedly resigns as Italy head coach following the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Nov 13, 23:05
England confirm dates for World Cup warm-up friendlies with Netherlands, ItalyEngland confirm March 2018 dates for the nation's friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy.
Nov 13, 22:38
Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon 'confirms retirement from international football'Gianluigi Buffon suggests that he has retired from international football following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Nov 13, 22:17
Result: Italy to miss first World Cup in 60 years as Sweden win playoff tieThe 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.
Nov 13, 21:42
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura: 'Sweden result harsh'Italy manager Giampiero Ventura bemoans his side's "harsh" defeat to Sweden in the World Cup qualifying playoffs.
Nov 10, 22:18
Result: Jakob Johansson strike gives Sweden first-leg advantage over ItalySweden claim a 1-0 advantage over Italy in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying showdown.
Nov 10, 21:40
Report: Carlo Ancelotti to snub Italy role in favour of Premier League returnCarlo Ancelotti will reportedly snub becoming the manager of the Italy national side in favour of a making a return to the Premier League.
Oct 13, 14:49
World Cup 2018: Who has qualified for Russia?Sports Mole rounds up who has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far, and how they got there.
Oct 11, 12:25
Result: Italy's Antonio Candreva seals victory over Albania in final qualifierItaly round off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 1-0 triumph over Albania.
Oct 9, 21:35
Andrea Pirlo defends state of Italian footballItaly legend Andrea Pirlo does not believe that football in his home nation is in a bad state ahead of the Azzurri's impending World Cup playoff campaign.
Oct 8, 17:31
Gianluigi Buffon defends under-fire manager Giampiero VenturaItaly manager Giampiero Ventura should not be judged on results over the past month, according to skipper Gianluigi Buffon.
Oct 8, 15:31