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2nd in UEFA Nations League
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23dReuters

Italy appoint Gravina as new head of FIGC

Gabriele Gravina, 65, previously the head of the third tier Serie C, was the only candidate and received 97.2 percent of the vote.

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29dCallum Rice-Coates, Football Whispers

Transfer Rater: Tonali to Chelsea

Sandro Tonali to Chelsea and Edin Dzeko to Southampton are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

Marcotti: As good as I've seen Italy play in a very long time (1:17)
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34dMichael Cox

Who are the UEFA Nations League next gen?

There are some talented young players amongst Europe's major nations at the moment. Here are five who might make their competitive debuts.

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34dBen Gladwell

Mancini 'sick of not winning' as Italy slump

Italy coach Roberto Mancini said that he is "sick of not winning" after the Azzurri were held to a 1-1 draw by Ukraine in Genoa on Wednesday night.

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35dReuters

Bridge victims honoured in Italy-Ukraine draw

Italy, fielding another experimental lineup, produced a lively first-half performance but were still held to a 1-1 draw at home by Ukraine.

Serie Awesome: Donnarumma's a star in the making (5:28)
Hislop: Giovinco's scoring bucket loads & deserving of Italy recall (3:16)
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44dBen Gladwell

Marotta: Leaving Juventus was not my decision

Marotta, widely seen as the main architect of Juve's recent success, announced on Saturday that he will not be offered a new contract.

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50dBen Gladwell

Rossi facing one-year ban after failed doping test

A hearing on Oct. 1 will determine whether the former Italy international will be sanctioned, with the state prosecutor calling for a one-year ban.

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62dLiam Twomey

Sarri's tactics earn him encyclopedia place

Maurizio Sarri's influential style of football hasn't just made an impact on sport; it's made an impact on the Italian language, too.

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63dAndrew Cesare Richardson, ESPN writer

Pirlo 'not interested' in Australia move

Andrea Pirlo retired in 2017 after spending two years in the MLS with New York City FC. But Avondale had been hopeful of securing a deal.

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64dBen Gladwell

Mancini: Italy's scoring 'needs to be resolved'

Italy coach Roberto Mancini said he needs to find a way to get his team scoring again after the 1-0 Nations League defeat to Portugal.

Jon Champion: What are Italy now? (2:10)
Portugal 1-0 Italy: Silva the difference (1:30)