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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Mario Balotelli's Italy call-up will be on merit, not skin colour, says coach Roberto Mancini
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Mario Balotelli's Italy call-up will be on merit, not skin colour, says coach Roberto Mancini

"When I call Mario Balotelli it will be because he deserves it, not because of the colour of his skin," Mancini told a press conference before the Azzurri's final Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Serie C president Gabriele Gravina steps down to focus on bid for Italian Football Federation chief
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Serie C president Gabriele Gravina steps down to focus on bid for Italian Football Federation chief

Italy's Lega Pro President Gabriele Gavrina will be attempting to become FIGC chief after the position was vacated by Carlo Tavecchio, who resigned after Italy were unable to qualify for the World Cup.

'Birth certificate for a new national side': Italy rejoices after Azzurri get first competitive win under Roberto Mancini
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'Birth certificate for a new national side': Italy rejoices after Azzurri get first competitive win under Roberto Mancini

Italy's win over Poland was the first competitive win for the four-time world champions since a 1-0 victory over Albania in World Cup qualifiers in October 2017.

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi evokes possibility of 'involuntary food contamination' after testing positive for banned substance
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Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi evokes possibility of 'involuntary food contamination' after testing positive for banned substance

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi proclaimed his innocence and evoked the possibility of "involuntary food contamination" after testing positive for the banned substance dorzolamide

UEFA Nations League: Chelsea midfielder Jorginho goes from villain to hero in Italy's draw against Poland
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UEFA Nations League: Chelsea midfielder Jorginho goes from villain to hero in Italy's draw against Poland

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho endured a topsy-turvy 90 minutes in Italy's first UEFA Nations League match against Poland, as he was at fault for Poland's goal but also scored for Italy.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Italy captain Leonardo Bonucci says Mario Balotelli has become more mature over the years
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Italy captain Leonardo Bonucci says Mario Balotelli has become more mature over the years

Italy captain Leonardo Bonucci believes that Mario Balotelli has matured as the Nice striker prepares to make his first appearance for the Azzurri in four years.

Roberto Mancini says he would be proud to coach Italy; insists he hasn't received offer from FIGC
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Roberto Mancini says he would be proud to coach Italy; insists he hasn't received offer from FIGC

Roberto Mancini said Monday he would be proud to coach Italy but insisted he had not yet had any contact with the Italian Football Federation (FIGC).

Gianluca Zambrotta interview: India needs to invest in its youth for football to grow in the nation
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Gianluca Zambrotta interview: India needs to invest in its youth for football to grow in the nation

In a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, former Italy star Gianluca Zambrotta talks about football in India, his stint with ISL club Delhi Dynamos, the Azzurri's exit from the 2018 World Cup and more.

Former Italian football chief Carlo Tavecchio denies sexual harassment claims levelled against him
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Former Italian football chief Carlo Tavecchio denies sexual harassment claims levelled against him

Former Italian football chief Carlo Tavecchio has denied claims of sexual harassment made by a former executive of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) that were published in Italian media on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Fans dismayed and in disbelief as Italy fail to qualify for finals
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Fans dismayed and in disbelief as Italy fail to qualify for finals

Italy opted not to play at the first World Cup in 1930 but they have been present at every other edition apart from 1958 when they also failed to qualify.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Heavyweights Italy face tough battle in play-offs as teams rush for remaining berths
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Heavyweights Italy face tough battle in play-offs as teams rush for remaining berths

The last burst of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup allows some nations a chance to dream, but for football aristocrats Italy, the next few days are a potential nightmare.

Serie A: Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik ruled out for at least four months with ligament tear
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Serie A: Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik ruled out for at least four months with ligament tear

Napoli's Polish international striker Arkadiusz Milik has been ruled out for at least four months after undergoing knee surgery on Monday, the Serie A leaders confirmed.

Unrelenting pressure: Joachim Loew takes flak despite decade of German success
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Unrelenting pressure: Joachim Loew takes flak despite decade of German success

In reaching the Euro 2016 semi-finals, Joachim Loew has maintained his impressive record of consistently steering Germany to the final stages of major tournaments -- yet is still facing criticism at home.

Euro 2016: Germany will revisit 2012 loss to prepare for clash vs Italy, says Mats Hummels
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Euro 2016: Germany will revisit 2012 loss to prepare for clash vs Italy, says Mats Hummels

Germany defender Mats Hummels said they will use painful lessons, learnt from their Euro 2012 defeat to Italy, for Saturday's quarter-final vs the Azzurri

'Find a touch of craziness': Gianluigi Buffon exhorts Italy to be daring at Euro 2016
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'Find a touch of craziness': Gianluigi Buffon exhorts Italy to be daring at Euro 2016

Veteran Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon has exhorted the Azzurri to be "daring" in their Euro 2016 opening match against Belgium on Monday