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Italy locker room was like funeral home after World Cup ouster – Daniele De Rossi

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has explained that his animated discussions in Italy’s dugout were to do with Lorenzo Insigne. De Rossi described the situation of the team’s dressing room after Monday night’s 0-0 draw at the San Siro confirmed elimination from the World C...

Tears, retirements and blow ups - the fallout from Italy's World Cup failure

The aftershocks of Italy failing to make the World Cup for the first time since in 60 years after losing 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden have been felt far and wide. Daniele De Rossi blow up on the bench when asked to warm up, explaining he felt with the game deadlocked at 0-0 and It...

De Rossi rages at Ventura's tactics: 'Why the hell should I go on?'

Italy's disastrous World Cup qualifying defeat took a sour turn on the substitutes bench as Sweden sucked the life out of the tie. Gian Piero Ventura, who resigned after seeing his side held to a 0-0 draw in Milan, appeared to lose the faith of his senior players. Daniele De Ro...

'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach

DANIELE DE ROSSI explained that his remonstration with Gian Piero Ventura was in a bid to make the head coach put on extra strikers in Italy’s failed bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. The Roma stalwart, who said he has taken off the Azzurri jersey “for the last time”, was s...

'What the f**k!' - De Rossi explains blow up with coaching staff on the bench

Daniele De Rossi explained that his blow up with Gian Piero Ventura was in a bid to make the head coach put on extra strikers in Italy's failed bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. The Roma stalwart...

I thought it was better to send on Insigne - De Rossi explains dugout remonstration

Daniele De Rossi explained that his remonstration with Gian Piero Ventura was in a bid to make the head coach put on extra strikers in Italy’s failed bid to reach the 2018 World Cup. The Roma ...

De Rossi: 'My last Italy match' | Football Italia

Daniele De Rossi announced his international retirement after Italy failed to reach the World Cup, but also confirmed he urged staff to play Lorenzo Insigne. The 0-0 draw at San Siro knocked out...

Maldini: 'Tense for a week!' | Football Italia

Paolo Maldini admits he has “been tense for a week” ahead of the play-off against Sweden. “I can’t imagine a World Cup without Italy.” It kicks off at San Siro at 19.45 GMT, follow all...

Locatelli: 'A lifetime with Cutrone' | Football Italia

Manuel Locatelli is proud to wear the captain’s armband for the Italy Under-21 side against Russia, joined by Milan teammate Patrick Cutrone. The Azzurrini take on their Russian counterparts o...

Montella: Milan will learn from Coppa exit

The Rossoneri coach refused to be too downbeat over a narrow defeat at the hands of the Serie A champions on Wednesday Vincenzo Montella believes AC Milan will learn positive lessons from their ...