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Leonardo Bonucci credits Roberto Mancini’s fresh approach and faith in Italy’s youth

Leonardo Bonucci saluted the clarity of Roberto Mancini's philosophy and his faith in youth after overseeing an improvement since taking over Italy in May 2018.
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri

Max Allegri inducted into Italian Football Hall of Fame

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri has been inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
New President of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), Gabriele Gravina shows the federation's logo as he reacts following the vote during the elective assembly of the FIGC on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Former Serie C boss Gabriele Gravina named new Italian FA president

Gabriele Gravina, the former head of Italy's third division Lega Pro, was elected president of the Italian football federation (FIGC) on Monday, almost a year after the resignation of his predecessor.
Kalidou Koulibaly

Juventus risk penalty for racist Kalidou Koulibaly chants

Italian champions Juventus could be hit with a partial closure of their Allianz Stadium after racist chanting was heard aimed at Napoli’s Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly during their game at the weekend, it was reported on Monday.
Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta

Beppe Marotta: Leaving Juventus was not my decision

Outgoing Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said it was not his decision to leave and he plans to join another club next season.

Mario Balotelli left out of Italy’s squad to face Portugal

Italy forward Mario Balotelli, widely criticised for his performance in a 1-1 draw against Poland on Friday, has not even made the substitutes’ bench for Monday’s UEFA Nations League match away to Portugal.
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Italian FA investigates Lazio ‘ultras’ call to ban women

The Italian FA has opened an investigation into calls from Lazio 'ultras' to ban women from part of the club's Olympic Stadium in Rome.
Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo fumes after TV deal halts move to be Roberto Mancini assistant

Andrea Pirlo has released a statement saying how unhappy he is that his TV contracts are preventing him from becoming Roberto Mancini's assistant coach for Italy.
Italian football federation chief Carlo Tavecchio

Italy would be at World Cup if I’d paid Antonio Conte more – ex-FA...

Former Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio thinks Italy would be at the World Cup if he had agreed to Antonio Conte's request for a €2.5 million pay rise.

Napoli’s Pepe Reina to face disciplinary hearing over mafia links

Outgoing Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been summoned to a hearing at the Italian football federation over his association with people with links to the mafia.

Italy set to name Roberto Mancini as new national team coach

The former Manchester City manager was due to travel to Rome on Monday to meet up with the Italian FA to finalise his contract having left Russian side Zenit St Petersburg on Sunday.

Zenit Saint Petersburg agree Roberto Mancini exit as Italy loom

Italian Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said last week Mancini, a former Man City and Inter Milan coach, had agreed in principle to become the next manager of four-time world champions Italy, who failed to qualify for the World Cup after defeat to Sweden in a two-leg playoff.

Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has reached agreement to become the next Italy coach after accepting a pay cut to take the job, according to reports on Tuesday.

Carlo Tavecchio: Antonio Conte quit Italy for Chelsea amid funding cut

Former Italian FA (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio has said Antonio Conte would have stayed as Italy coach after Euro 2016 had it not been for a shortage of funds.

Carlo Ancelotti turns down Italy coaching job

Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after losing to Sweden in a two-legged playoff in November.

Liverpool fans to have constant police protection in Rome

Liverpool fans will have a constant police presence to protect them in Rome when they travel to the city for their side’s Champions league semi-final second leg next week, according to Sky Italy.

Mario Balotelli ‘disappointed’ at Italy snub

Mario Balotelli has admitted he was disappointed not to be called into the latest Italy squad, but he says he is now mature enough to respond in the right way and try to earn a recall in the near future.

Italian FA chief not giving up on Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

Italian Football Association (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini has not ruled out the possibility of Chelsea's Antonio Conte returning as national coach.

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