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Serie A: Bottom-placed club Chievo Verona fire coach Lorenzo D'Anna after losing six out of eight matches played
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Serie A: Bottom-placed club Chievo Verona fire coach Lorenzo D'Anna after losing six out of eight matches played

Chievo Verona have axed manager and former player Lorenzo D'Anna after a terrible start to their Serie A campaign has left them languishing in bottom place.

As Roberto Mancini targets Italy's 'rebirth', top Italian official welcomes move to recall Mario Balotelli
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As Roberto Mancini targets Italy's 'rebirth', top Italian official welcomes move to recall Mario Balotelli

Balotelli, who has not played since Italy's humiliating group-stage exit from the 2014 World Cup, has been recalled by Mancini for three upcoming friendlies.

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to become next Italy coach, says reports
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Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to become next Italy coach, says reports

Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Mancini has agreed to a two-year deal worth €2 million ($2.3 million) a year which will be penned after the end of the Russian season

Roberto Mancini set to take over as Italy's new manager, claim reports
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Roberto Mancini set to take over as Italy's new manager, claim reports

Mancini is expected to take over the national team after the final round of Russian domestic fixtures on 13 May and before the 20 May deadline set by the Italian FA.

Former Real Madrid, Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti turns down offer to coach Italy, claims report
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Former Real Madrid, Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti turns down offer to coach Italy, claims report

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down the offer to take over as Italy coach, according to press reports on Sunday.

Italy coach Luigi Di Biagio says door still open for Mario Balotelli to return to national team
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Italy coach Luigi Di Biagio says door still open for Mario Balotelli to return to national team

Di Biagio has been temporarily replaced Gian Piero Ventura, who was fired after they were beaten 1-0 on aggregate by Sweden in a two-leg World Cup playoff.

International friendlies: Defender Giorgio Chiellini out of Italy matches with thigh injury
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International friendlies: Defender Giorgio Chiellini out of Italy matches with thigh injury

Giorgio Chiellini has withdrawn from Italy’s training sessions ahead of this month’s international friendlies because of a thigh strain, his club Juventus said on Monday.

Italy FA confirm interest in Antonio Conte, Roberto Mancini and Luigi Di Biagio for coaching role
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Italy FA confirm interest in Antonio Conte, Roberto Mancini and Luigi Di Biagio for coaching role

Italy's new coach will be Antonio Conte or Roberto Mancini or Luigi Di Biagio, Italian federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Wednesday.

Ligue 1: Claudio Ranieri says he is ready to quit Nantes if he gets offer to become Italy coach
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Ligue 1: Claudio Ranieri says he is ready to quit Nantes if he gets offer to become Italy coach

Besides Ranieri, former Italy head coach Antonio Conte, Carlo Ancelotti and Roberto Mancini are also among those linked to the Italy coaching job.

International friendlies: Luigi Di Biagio named interim coach for Italy's matches against Argentina and England
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International friendlies: Luigi Di Biagio named interim coach for Italy's matches against Argentina and England

New interim Italy coach Luigi Di Biagio has organised his first training camp ahead of friendlies against Argentina and England, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Thursday.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte rules out return as Italy manager as spotlight falls on interim coach Luigi Di Biagio
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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte rules out return as Italy manager as spotlight falls on interim coach Luigi Di Biagio

Former AC Milan star Costacurta has been given the task of finding a replacement for Gian Piero Ventura who was sacked after Italy's embarrassing World Cup exit.

Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio resigns after team's failure to reach 2018 FIFA World Cup
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Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio resigns after team's failure to reach 2018 FIFA World Cup

Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned after Italy's World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years, an FIGC official confirmed on Monday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italian Football Federation sack Gian Piero Ventura as Azzuri coach
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italian Football Federation sack Gian Piero Ventura as Azzuri coach

Ventura had refused to resign despite a 1-0 aggregate play-off defeat to Sweden on Monday that saw Italy miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy boss Gian Piero Ventura defends himself, calls his tenure 'one of the best'
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy boss Gian Piero Ventura defends himself, calls his tenure 'one of the best'

Ventura is under contract until June 2020 but has not resigned despite a 1-0 aggregate play-off defeat to Sweden that saw Italy miss the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: From ignoring young talent to hiring wrong coach, reasons for Italy's shocking exit
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: From ignoring young talent to hiring wrong coach, reasons for Italy's shocking exit

As the world comes to terms with a World Cup in Russia without Italy, here are five things that led to the Azzurri's historic exit.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura refuses to resign despite not qualifying for finals
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura refuses to resign despite not qualifying for finals

Ventura was widely criticized for poor tactical decisions before and after Sweden's 1-0 aggregate win over the Azzurri.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's failure to reach finals calls for reinvention of their youth structure
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's failure to reach finals calls for reinvention of their youth structure

There is something inherently wrong with the Italy's system. Gifted young players are not emerging in sufficient quantities, or not being developed. Germany, France and England have all undergone awkward reassessments of their youth structures; Italy must undergo a similar reboot.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy look to avoid first elimination in 60 years in clash against Sweden
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy look to avoid first elimination in 60 years in clash against Sweden

Italy need to overturn a 1-0 play-off first-leg defeat against Sweden at Milan's San Siro on Monday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Gian Piero Ventura insists team will qualify despite 1st leg loss to Sweden
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy's Gian Piero Ventura insists team will qualify despite 1st leg loss to Sweden

Four-time World Champions Italy need to overturn a 1-0 first-leg defeat to avoid missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958 when Sweden hosted the tournament.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Andrea Pirlo criticises 'scared' Italy after loss to Sweden in play-off 1st leg
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Andrea Pirlo criticises 'scared' Italy after loss to Sweden in play-off 1st leg

"Playing in Europe is not like in Italy, where you get a free kick for even the slightest contact," said Pirlo.