Carlo Tavecchio regrets not meeting Antonio Conte demandsFormer Italian Football Federation chief Carlo Tavecchio admits that failing to meet Antonio Conte's wage demands cost Italy a place at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 30, 21:13
Mario Balotelli recalled to Italy squadNice striker Mario Balotelli is recalled to the Italy squad by new Azzurri head coach and former Manchester City and Inter Milan colleague Roberto Mancini.
May 19, 17:59
Roberto Mancini named new Italy bossItaly name former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini as their new manager, with the 53-year-old reportedly signing a two-year contract.
May 14, 20:44
Roberto Mancini 'to be named as Italy manager tomorrow'Roberto Mancini reportedly moves a step closer to becoming the Italy national team's next manager.
May 14, 13:11
Roberto Mancini to leave Zenit St Petersburg by mutual consentRoberto Mancini will leave Russian Premier League club Zenit St Petersburg by mutual consent amid reported interest in the Italy manager's job.
May 13, 12:59
Roberto Mancini 'agrees to take over as Italy manager'Roberto Mancini will leave Zenit St Petersburg later this month to take over as Italy's new manager, according to a report.
May 1, 11:51
Carlo Ancelotti 'offered Italy manager's job'A report claims that Carlo Ancelotti, linked with the Arsenal and Chelsea jobs, has been offered a two-year deal to take charge of Italy.
Apr 24, 10:47
Roberto Mancini to be named as new Italy boss?Zenit St Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini reportedly emerges as the favourite to be named as the Italy boss on a permanent basis.
Apr 9, 11:50
Italy boss Luigi di Biagio hopes for brighter future after England drawLuigi di Biagio praises his Italy side for 'playing with personality' in their 1-1 draw with England at Wembley Stadium.
Mar 28, 12:08
Preview: England vs. Italy - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Tuesday's friendly international between England and Italy.
Mar 26, 16:53
Italy to unveil new manager at end of seasonItalian Football Federation chief Alessandro Costacurta reveals that Italy's new manager will be appointed in May, with Antonio Conte still said to be in the running.
Mar 24, 20:31
Result: Argentina shake off resilient Italy with victory at the EtihadEver Banega and Manuel Lanzini bag second-half goals to hand Argentina a 2-0 victory over Italy in their international friendly at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
Mar 23, 21:37
Live Commentary: Italy 0-2 Argentina - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's coverage as Italy fall to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Argentina in their friendly at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
Mar 23, 18:45
This week's biggest games in world footballSports Mole picks out the biggest and most important matches from all corners of the globe over the next seven days.
Mar 23, 06:00
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
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
Antonio Conte intends to see out remainder of Chelsea contractChelsea manager Antonio Conte reiterates that his desire is to "respect the contract" signed in July and stay on at Stamford Bridge until the end of next season.
Feb 2, 16:10
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
Watford tracking ex-Italy boss Gian Piero Ventura?Watford will reportedly turn to former Italy manager Gian Piero Ventura if current manager Marco Silva leaves the club.
Nov 24, 21:19
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Result: Italy settle for second place with point at home to MacedoniaItaly let a one-goal lead slip late on against Macedonia to draw 1-1 and ensure that they can no longer finish top of Group G in World Cup qualifying.
Oct 6, 21:39
Davide Zappacosta hopes to "settle in" quickly at ChelseaDavide Zappacosta believes that he can "settle in" quickly after finalising a deadline-day transfer to Chelsea.
Sep 1, 11:02
Result: Italy inflict fifth-straight defeat on Uruguay in Nice friendlyItaly cruise to a 3-0 win over Uruguay at the Allianz Riviera in Nice to keep alive their positive run of form under new boss Gian Piero Ventura.
Jun 7, 21:44
Live Commentary: Italy 3-0 Uruguay - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Italy's 3-0 win over Uruguay, as the Azzurri extended their impressive unbeaten run to nine matches.
Jun 7, 19:15
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura to hold talks with Mario BalotelliItaly head coach Giampiero Ventura is planning talks with Mario Balotelli, potentially paving the way for a return to the squad for World Cup qualifying.
Jan 24, 17:13
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