World Champions Italy draw with New Zealand
Sunday 20 June 2010
Defending champion Italy was held to another 1-1 draw Sunday, this time by New Zealand, in the latest World Cup surprise.
World Cup holders Italy draw with Paraguay
Monday 14 June 2010
World Cup holders Italy came from behind to scrape a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in their opening Group F match played at a cold and rainy Green Point Stadium on Monday.
Rossi & Borriello from Italy World cup squad
Wednesday 2 June 2010
American-born forward Giuseppe Rossi and AC Milan striker Marco Borriello were dropped from Italy's World Cup squad Tuesday.
Coach Marcello Lippi
Aging and ailing Italy still a world cup threat
Friday 21 May 2010
There are two ways of looking at reigning champions Italy at the World Cup in South Africa in June.
The first is that which coach Marcello Lippi
Italy name 30-man World Cup squad
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Francesco Totti and Luca Toni have been left out of Italy's 30-man World Cup squad.
Totti retired from the national team after helping
Italians playing for World cup places
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Italy's fringe players will be given the chance to stake a claim for a place in coach Marcello Lippi's World Cup squad in South Africa next year when they host Sweden in Cervia on Wednesday.
Cannavaro dope use distracts WC qualification
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Italy host Cyprus in Parma on Wednesday in a World Cup group eight qualifier that should act as a celebratory occasion but has so far been overshadowed by a doping row involving the world champions' captain Fabio Cannavaro.
Italy cautious after World Cup qualification
Sunday 11 October 2009
There was an undercurrent of cautious optimism in the Italy team after its qualification for the World Cup, with the reigning champions excited over the chance to defend their title but aware they still need to improve after a disappointing performance in the Confederations Cup.
Italy,Germany Denmark & Serbia qualify
Sunday 11 October 2009
Italy scraped a draw against the Republic of Ireland to join Germany, Denmark and Serbia as the latest teams to secure 2010 World Cup places on a drama-laden penultimate batch of qualifiers on Saturday.
Italy and Germany close to 2010 World Cup
Italy Captain Cannavaro fails drug test
Lippi names new Italian World cup squad
Italy beat Bulgaria in World Cup qualifier
Champions Italy eye world cup as Portugal cling on
Lippi upbeat ahead of Italy's world cup task
Lippi sticks with continuity for world cup
Lippi to retire after coaching Italy
Cannavaro lashes out at oldies jibe
Veteran Trapattoni returns to Italy for World Cup 2010 qualifier
Italy beat Montenegro in World cup qualifier