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Ventura: We Can Win World Cup Again

Italy Commissario Technico Giampiero Ventura belives that the Azzurri 'can win again' under his charge. His side take on Albania at home on Friday in a World Cup qualifier, and then travel to the Netherlands next Tuesday in order to play a friendly. The Coach revealed his thoughts ahead of the back-to-back fixtures, and revealed [...]

A 48 Team World Cup?

Expanding the World Cup to include 40 teams was not radical enough for FIFA President Gianni Infantino who has announced that he now leaning toward an even bigger expansion to 48. "I like 48 because it gives a particular flavor, but I'm still really torn," Infantino said Wednesday after meetings outside Paris. Why even bother [...]

Italy have ended their search for Antonio Conte's replacement by appointing Giampiero Ventura as their new head coach. The 68-year-old tactician will take the Azzurri reins on a two-year basis and his primary objective will be to obtain qualification for the Russia World Cup in 2018. The Italian Football Association (FIGC) confirmed Ventura's appointment on [...]

Conte Acquitted In Match-Fixing Trial

Good news for Chelsea and the Italian national team as Antonio Conte has bene found not guilty in the Calcioscommesse match-fixing trial has found Italy coach, absolving him of any blame or involvement. Charges related to the alleged fixing of a game between his Siena side and AlbinoLeffe in 2011, which it was claimed he [...]

While the champagne is still flowing in Turin as Juventus celebrates a fifth-consecutive Scudetto, the club is already working on next season's plans and a return to the Champions League final. Any transfer plans for the summer start with the future of Paul Pogba and general director Giuseppe Marotta is eager to meet with his [...]

Marchisio Injury Big Blow For Italy

Antonio Conte will be forced to get creative this summer as he will head to the Euro's without the services of one of Italy’s key players. Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio was stretchered off the pitch in the Bianconeri’s 4-0 victory over Palermo on Sunday and it has been confirmed that the Italian has torn the [...]