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Coaching Italy would be ‘an honour’ – Roberto Mancini

Former Manchester City and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini says he would like to coach Italy's national team, describing the possibility as an honour.

Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini open to coaching Italy

Gian Piero Ventura was sacked in November after the Azzurri suffered a play-off defeat to Sweden, failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958.

Carlo Ancelotti fails to rule out possibility of becoming Italy boss

Carlo Ancelotti has appeared to backtrack on his refusal to become the new Italy coach, saying he will not "exclude the possibility."

Carlo Ancelotti rejects Italy job offer in favour of seeking club return

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down an approach from the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to become the new Italy coach as he would prefer to find a job at club level.

Italy football chief Carlo Tavecchio quits

Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio resigned from his post, on Monday, a week after the national team failed to qualify for the World Cup finals, Italian media reported.

Claudio Ranieri ready to battle Carlo Ancelotti, Max Allegri for Italy job

Former Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is not averse to the idea of taking up the vacant Italy job after the exit of Gian Piero Ventura following the country’s failure to qualify for next year’s FIFA World Cup.

I won’t leave Zenit St. Petersburg for Italy job – Mancini

Roberto Mancini insists he’s happy in Russia as boss of Zenit St. Petersburg and has ruled himself out of the race to replace Gian Piero Ventura as Italy head coach.

Carlo Ancelotti approached by Italian FA over managerial vacancy

The Italian FA have spoken to Carlo Ancelotti about succeeding Gian Piero Ventura as the national team's head coach, according to Sky.

Italy sack Gian Piero Ventura, target Carlo Ancelotti

Gian Piero Ventura's reign as Italy coach ended on Wednesday after a World Cup qualifying fiasco during which the four-time champions failed to reach next year's finals in Russia.

Italy sack coach Gian Piero Ventura after World Cup failure

Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as Italy coach on Wednesday after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup finals.

Five reasons why Italy failed to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Italy is picking through the wreckage after the national team failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Here are five things that led to the Azzurri’s historic exit.

Italy won’t be at World Cup for first time since 1958

Players from both teams slumped to the ground, the Swedes in exhausted ecstasy, the Italians in losers’ agony.

Italy locker room was like funeral home after World Cup ouster – Daniele De Rossi

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has explained that his animated discussions in Italy’s dugout were to do with Lorenzo Insigne.

World Cup without Italy would be a ‘disaster’ – Joachim Low

Germany coach Joachim Low described the prospect of a World Cup without four-time champions Italy as a "disaster" as Gian Piero Ventura's men go into their play-off second leg trailing Sweden 1-0.

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