2015 Schedule

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2015 Schedule
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26dAdriana Garcia

Argentina to play pre-WC Italy friendly

Argentina will play an international friendly against Italy in March in preparation for the World Cup, the Argentina Football Association confirmed.

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39dESPN 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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41dBen 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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43dBen 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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48dBen 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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49dBen 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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55dBen 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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55dChris 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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56dBen 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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57dBen 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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58dBen 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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60dJohn 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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60dBen 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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61dMina 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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61dBen 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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61dBen 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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62dBen 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.

2014-17 WCQ Ladder

GROUP AGPWDLGDP
France10721+1223
Sweden10613+1719
Netherlands10613+919
Bulgaria10415-513
Luxembourg10136-186
Belarus10127-155
GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Portugal10901+2827
Switzerland10901+1627
Hungary10415013
Faroe Islands10235-129
Latvia10217-117
Andorra10118-214
GROUP CGPWDLGDP
Germany101000+3930
Northern Ireland10613+1119
Czech Republic10433+715
Norway10415+113
Azerbaijan10316-910
San Marino100010-490
GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Serbia10631+1021
Republic of Ireland10541+619
Wales10451+717
Austria10433+215
Georgia10055-65
Moldova10028-192
GROUP EGPWDLGDP
Poland10811+1425
Denmark10622+1220
Montenegro10514+816
Romania10343+213
Armenia10217-167
Kazakhstan10037-203
GROUP FGPWDLGDP
England10820+1526
Slovakia10604+1018
Scotland10532+518
Slovenia10433+515
Lithuania10136-136
Malta10019-221
GROUP GGPWDLGDP
Spain10910+3328
Italy10721+1323
Albania10415-313
Israel10406-512
Macedonia10325011
Liechtenstein100010-380
GROUP HGPWDLGDP
Belgium10910+3728
Greece10541+1119
Bosnia and Herzegovina10523+1117
Estonia10325-611
Cyprus10316-910
Gibraltar100010-440
GROUP IGPWDLGDP
Iceland10712+922
Croatia10622+1120
Ukraine10523+417
Turkey10433+115
Finland10235-49
Kosovo10019-211

RankingsWorld Cup Qualifying - UEFA

Goal Difference12
Goals Scored21
Assists0
Goals Conceded9