2017 Schedule

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2017 Schedule
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4dESPN staff

Pirlo gets his own day in New York City

Every legend has his day, they say (we think). And Dec. 6, 2017 will be forever known as Andrea Pirlo's in New York City.

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6dBen Gladwell

Ancelotti won't rule out 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."

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8dBen Gladwell

Ancelotti: I turned down Italy job offer

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down an approach to become the new Italy coach as he would prefer to find a job at club level.

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13dBen Gladwell

Italian football loses funds after WC failure

All Olympic sports receive funding from the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) with the funds based on criteria including results and success.

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14dBen Gladwell

Buffon not ruling out return for Italy

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he could still play for Italy again, despite announcing his retirement from international football.

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20dBen Gladwell

Berlusconi: Italy can't blame foreign players

Marcello Lippi rejected the claim by Giancarlo Tavecchio that he had chosen Gian Piero Ventura as Italy coach and backed Carlo Ancelotti for the post.

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20dChris Wright

Buffon and Rakitic's warm embrace

Gianluigi Buffon shared a heartwarming moment with Ivan Rakitic following the Barcelona ace's kind words in the wake of Italy's World Cup nightmare.

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21dBen Gladwell

Lippi denies Tavecchio's Ventura claim

Marcello Lippi rejected the claim by Giancarlo Tavecchio that he had chosen Gian Piero Ventura as Italy coach and backed Carlo Ancelotti for the post.

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22dBen Gladwell

Tavecchio resigns as FIGC president

Carlo Tavecchio has tendered his resignation as president of the FIGC a week after the national team failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup.

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Extra Time: Italy's future, sleepy Stevie, De Bruyne's importance (6:11)
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23dBen Gladwell

Tavecchio blasts Ventura team selection

The president of the Italian FA, Carlo Tavecchio blamed Gian Piero Ventura's team selections for Italy's failure to reach the 2018 World Cup finals.

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Will Carlo Tavecchio get Italy's vote of confidence? (2:48)
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25dJohn Brewin

Italy failure gives Conte options post-Chelsea

Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup was a disaster but gives Antonio Conte another appealing option if he ends up leaving Chelsea.

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25dBen Gladwell

Ventura: 'Difficult days' since Italy sacking

Ventura was sacked on Wednesday. after 15 months in charge following the 1-0 aggregate playoff defeat to Sweden.

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WATCH: Marcotti answers your questions on Italy (3:42)
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Is Ancelotti the right man to lead Italy? (2:19)
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26dMina Rzouki

Who's suited to take on the Italy job?

Italy's World Cup humiliation has thankfully led to the firing of Gian Piero Ventura, but who are the viable candidates for the job?

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26dBen Gladwell

Sweden praise De Rossi for bus gesture

Daniele De Rossi boarded the Sweden bus following Italy's World Cup playoff defeat to apologise for the whistles heard during the Swedish anthem.

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26dBen Gladwell

Italian FA eyes big name Ventura successor

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio says he is seeking a "big name" successor to Gian Piero Ventura as Italy coach.

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27dBen Gladwell

Ventura sacked by Italy after WC failure

Italy have parted company with coach Gian Piero Ventura following their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Breaking down the fallout of Italy's failure (7:37)

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Goal Difference12Tied-1st
Goals Scored13Tied-9th
Assists5Tied-15th
Goals Conceded1Tied-10th