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Italy To Face Serbia At Home In Important Qualifier

Tomorrow Italy will be playing it’s final match of this international break, a qualifier for the European Championships of 2012 which will be taking place in Poland and Ukraine. The Azzurri will be facing Serbia at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris of Genoa, and the Sampdoria players like Cassano and Pazzini […]

Italy’s World Cup Group

There you have it, Italy in Group F, drawn with New Zealand, Paraguay and Slovakia. A relatively simple group and one Marcelo Lippi should take the Azzurri through with comfort. Group F Italy New Zealand Paraguay Slovakia They begin the defence of their crown in Capetown at the Greenpoint soccer […]

Oriundi And Foreign-Born Players For The Azzurri?

With Brazilian striker Amauri close to becoming an Italian citizen, it looks like Bayern Munich’s Luca Toni will find it quite hard to represent Italy in South Africa. Azzurri Boss Marcello Lippi has hinted on more than one occasion that Amauri will be very useful for the national team. The raging debate is […]

ONE YEAR TO GO: Will World Champs or World Chumps be flying to South Africa?

To fans of Calcio it’s still as vivid as ever: The vision of Fabio Cannavaro lifting the World Cup aloft remains the proudest of Italian memories in a difficult recent history. But with one year to go before the 19th World Cup Final, Cannavaro and his Azzurri have a lot […]

Azzurri Shirts For 2009 Confederations Cup

When it comes to national team shirts, Italy’s are one of the Top 5 in popularity and style.  The Azzurri shirts for the 2009 Confederations Cup are out and all accounts are that they are a throwback to the shirts of the 1930s.  Check it out: The 8th Confederations Cup […]

Italy Finalizes Roster For Brazil Friendly

The coach of the defending World Champions, Marcelo Lippi finalized his roster for the massive encounter against Brazil. An omission from the squad is Juventus icon, Alessandro Del Piero. Il Capocannoniere from last year didn’t get the call and neither did Serie A’s leading scorer Marco Di Vaio of Bologna. […]

Countdown To Italy vs. Georgia

Live from the Stadio Friuli in Udine Italy, Italy vs. Georgia in World Cup 2010 Qualifying.   Television coverage in North America is available on both Gol TV and Gol TV Canada, Sept 10th @ 2:45 pm EST, with a match repeat @ 9:00. (also available on RAI international) Five Point Preview – The […]

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FIFA And The Contest for World Football: Free Book

The best things in life are free, and that even includes the football book “FIFA And The Contest For World Football,” courtesy of Google. Well, 20 percent of it that is. In Google Book Search, the search engine features thousands of books that are viewable online. According to Google, “You […]

MLS Playoff Preview

Here’s a look at the match-ups for the 2006 MLS Playoffs which start this Saturday, October 21. Note: The conference semifinals consist of a two-game total goals series. The higher seed will host the second game. If after the two games, the teams scored the same number of goals or […]

Premier League News Links: Andre Villas-Boas Named Tottenham Hotspur Boss

Starting today, we’re going to bring you a daily post featuring the latest Premier League news stories. Even though Euro 2012 is over and the Premier League season doesn’t start until mid-August, there’s still plenty of news as you can see below. André Villas-Boas confirmed as new Tottenham manager — […]

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New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]