Ancelotti: Balotelli cannot be relied upon

Real Madrid Coach┬áAncelotti┬áspoke to Spanish radio station┬áRNE┬áand discussed ItalyÔÇÖs World Cup prospects.┬áÔÇ£At the moment Italy are just behind Spain, Brazil, Argentina and Germany. Cesare Prandelli is trying to bring down the age of the squad, but his strength remains in the great midfield experience of Andrea Pirlo, Daniele De Rossi

Femi FaBs Serie A predictions

Serie A Parma v Fiorentina (2-0) Parma ended their winless run of three matches by securing a 1-0 win against Napoli with a late goal, thus seeing the Crociati reach the group of teams with 16 points in mid-table. Bologna sit just one point above the relegation zone, which they won from

Italians Unhappy With Nigerians

Italians are of the Opinion that Nigerian fans were responsible for the lackluster performance of Juventus defender Angello Ogbonna in last nights 2-2 draw with the African champions. The Juventus defender was continually booed  by  Nigerian fans even before the blast of the whistle. Things didn't get better on  the night 

SUPER EAGLES LINEUP AGAINST ITALY

  Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi makes seven┬á changes┬á from┬á the side that started against┬á Ethiopia on Saturday. Only John Obi Mikel, Godfrey Oboabana,Ogenyi Onazi and Victor Moses retain their places.FC Toronto forward┬á Bright Dike┬á and Shola Ameobi lead the attack for the game against the Azzurri's. NIGERIA XI:┬á Austin Ejide, Solomon

Ozil in, Per out of Germany squad to face Italy

Arsenal centre-back Per Mertesacker will miss Germany's friendly against Italy on Friday, but his teammate Mesut Ozil has linked up with Joachim Loew's squad and will take part in their final prematch training session on Thursday. Gunners duo Ozil and Mertesacker did not travel to Munich earlier this week as both

Italy 2-2 Armenia: Match Report

Substitute Mario Balotelli struck a late equaliser as Group B winners Italy ended their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-2 draw against Armenia in Naples. Yura Movsisyan put Armenia ahead in the fourth minute before Alessandro Florenzi pulled the hosts, who booked their place in Brazil last month, level midway

Nigeria lines up friendly with Italy in London

The Nigerian Football Association has confirmed Nigeria will play against Italy in London in an international friendly which will be held in london on Nov 18. Assistant Director, Ademola Olajire who clearly is thinking ahead of the 2nd leg World cup playoff clash with Ethiopia confirmed the agreement with

Denmark 2-2 Italy: Match Report

Substitute Alberto Aquilani struck a last-gasp equaliser to deny Denmark an important victory in Friday's World Cup Group B qualifier in Copenhagen. Dani Osvaldo put the Azzurri ahead in the 28th minute before Nicklas Bendtner pulled the hosts level on the stroke of half-time. The Danes were twice denied by the woodwork

Balotelli: I’ve never missed liked that before

Mario┬áBalotelli┬áadmits the numerous misses against the Czech Republic shook him. ÔÇ£ItÔÇÖs never happened to me before.ÔÇØ The striker hit the bar in the first half and missed several sitters one-on-one with┬áPetr┬áCech, but eventually converted the┬ádecisive penalty in a 2-1 Italy victory. ÔÇ£ItÔÇÖs never happened to me before. I was unlucky, but I