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Archives: Italy

Who Will Make It Into Italy’s 23-Man World Cup Squad And Why

Posted on by Lorenzo Bettoni
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The Italy National Team have started preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Coach Cesare Prandelli has called up 31 players (30 plus the 4th goalkeeper Mirante). This list must be reduced to 23 before heading to Mangaratiba, 100 … Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Predicting Italy’s Squad

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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With the World Cup in Brazil just weeks away, Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has some extremely difficult decisions on his hands. Italy is considered by many to be a dark horse, but some (self-included) even consider them to be a … Continue reading

4 Players Who Warrant Places On Their World Cup Teams

Posted on by Miguel Manning
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With World Cup 2014 rapidly approaching, there have been some players who are not regulars for their national teams who have impressed this season and have set their respective leagues alight. The reason for them not being regulars for their … Continue reading

WATCH Brazil vs. Italy, 1982 World Cup Second Round; The Full 90 Minutes [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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At the 1982 World Cup, the Brazilian national team were establishing a burgeoning reputation as the darlings of the tournament. With players like Zico and Socrates, their brand of enterprising, vibrant football was a joy to behold as they steamrollered … Continue reading

Why Serie A Needs The Azzurri To Be Successful

Posted on by Robert Hay
Italy

At first glance, all seems right in Serie A this season.  Traditional power Juventus is atop the league table with the scudetto seemingly in hand, a resurgent traditional power in A.S. Roma sits behind them, and in third is big-spender … Continue reading

Small Steps for Spain Whilst Italy Experiment During International Friendly

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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As the last two World Cup winners faced off in Madrid last night, there was very little learnt about the respective teams’ prospects ahead of this summer in Brazil although Spain showed slight glimpses of the direction in which Vicente … Continue reading

Italy and Puma Unveil 2014 World Cup Home and Away Shirts: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
Mario Balotelli in the 2014 Italy Home Kit that features PUMA's PWR ACTV Technology

Puma and Italy have officially unveiled Italy’s home shirt for FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The home kit will be worn by Gli Azzurri for the first time in their friendly match against Spain this week. The design of … Continue reading

Italy Away Shirt For FIFA World Cup 2014: New Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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New photographs of Italy’s away/change shirt that the national team will wear at World Cup 2014 have been leaked on the Internet. The photos feature the Italy away shirt, designed by Puma, with a white shirt that includes blue pinstripes. … Continue reading

Italy Home Shirt For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A photo of Italy’s shirt that the Azzurri will wear at World Cup 2014 has been leaked on the Internet. Italy’s home shirt for FIFA World Cup 2014 will be designed by Puma, and features a classic blue Italy shirt … Continue reading

Paolo Rossi Haunts 1982 Demolition of Brazil In World Cup TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Paolo Rossi stars in a creative new World Cup TV commercial. After getting a shave in a barber shop in Brazil, Rossi tries to pay with a credit card. It’s only then that the Brazilian barber realizes that it’s the … Continue reading

Italy Away Shirt For World Cup 2014 Revealed: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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A photograph of Italy’s away shirt for the FIFA World Cup 2014 tournament has been leaked on the Internet. The azzurri will be wearing a white change shirt that features dark blue pinstripes and red and green stripes down the side … Continue reading

Italy vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup Third Place Match: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I’ve never been a fan of the third place match concept. While the games often feature lots of goals, the idea of the match itself is practically meaningless. Yes, they decide who finishes in third place in a tournament, but … Continue reading

Spain vs Italy, Confederations Cup Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Spain plays Italy today in the second semi-final of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. The winner will face Brazil in the final on Sunday, while the losing team will play against Uruguay in the third-place match scheduled earlier on Sunday. … Continue reading

Spain vs Italy, Confederations Cup Semi-Final: Preview

Posted on by Josh Harris
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The second semi-final is an all-European affair, with reigning world champions Spain taking on Italy, the runners-up at UEFA Euro 2012. This match is also a re-run of last year’s continental final, which ended in victory for Spain. Italy have … Continue reading

Italy vs Brazil and Japan vs Mexico, Confederations Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For the old fogies like me, Italy against Brazil conjures up memories of the 1982 World Cup in one of the greatest World Cup matches in the history of the tournament. Italy faced Brazil in the second round. For a … Continue reading

Brazil vs Mexico and Italy vs Japan, Confederations Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Two key matches are on deck today in the FIFA Confederations Cup. Brazil, who defeated Japan 3-0 on Saturday, face Mexico who are still reeling from a 2-1 defeat against Italy in their opening game. In the second match today, … Continue reading

Spain vs Italy, Under-21 European Championship Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The final of the under-21 European Championship kicks off today with two brilliant sides facing each other in the final in Israel. Spain, who have been a joy to watch this tournament — especially Isco, who has been a revelation — faces … Continue reading

Mexico vs Italy and Spain vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup, Group Stage: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Brazil’s impressive 3-0 victory against Japan yesterday, we have a double treat on hand today as Mexico plays Italy (2:30pm ET, ESPN/WatchESPN) and Spain faces Uruguay (5:45pm ET, ESPN/WatchESPN). In the first match today, Mexico battles Italy at the … Continue reading