Nice striker Mario Balotelli has been selected for three friendlies by new Italy coach Roberto Mancini.
Italy became the first nation to successfully defend the World Cup, and they would keep their hands on the prize for another 12 years.
Roberto Mancini looks set to become Italy's new head coach after reaching an exit agreement with Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Terry O'Connor looks back at the weekend's Rugby League World Cup as Tonga stunned New Zealand.
We're entering the final stretch of the season, with European clubs beginning to flesh out who they need – and who they don’t.
Recap the action as Italy claim a draw against England at Wembley thanks to a VAR-awarded penalty.
Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 has been met with a fierce reaction by the Italian press.
England will play friendlies against Italy and the Netherlands in spring next year ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
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