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Sad farewell for legend Buffon

MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamed of bowing out with another record in a stellar career — a sixth World Cup finals appearance. Instead, his career finished not in Russia but with a humiliating World Cup playoff exit against Swe...

Buffon bows out in tears

It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamed of bowing out with another record in a stellar career -- a sixth World Cup finals appearance. Instead, his career finished with a humiliating World Cup playoff exit against Sweden at Milan's San Siro st...

Carlo Ancelotti 'set for talks' to become Italy boss after Ventura vows to quit

CARLO ANCELOTTI is set for talks to become the new Italy manager, according to reports. Gian Piero Ventura, 69, has vowed to resign after failing to lead the Azzurri to next year's World Cup. EPA Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly set for talks with the Italian FA over becoming new na...

Football transfer rumours: Manchester United to call on Saúl Ñíguez?

Which is worse: being stuck in limbo or being stuck at Arsenal? It’s hard to say for sure but we can all agree that they are both pretty terrible. So spare a thought for Mesut Özil, who has been living that twin hell for some time now. Happily for the Germany midfielder, salva...

Sad farewell for Italian football legend Buffon

Charismatic Gianluigi Buffon, 39, had solidly represented the Azzurri for the past 20 years, earning a record 175 caps It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreame...

Sad farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon

Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura, left, consoles Gianluigi Buffon at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off return leg soccer match against Sweden. | AP MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for ...

Sad farewell for Italy legend Buffon

Fatefully, Buffon's long adventure with the national side finished as it had started -- at a World Cup playoff. MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreame...

'Apocalypse' - Italian press react to World Cup failure

Italy's leading sports daily newspaper hailed the arrival of the "apocalypse" after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. After losing the first leg ...

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed Monday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. Buffon, 39, ...

Buffon ends international career

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed on Monday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. Buffon, 3...

Giampiero Ventura resigns as Italy manager after Azzurri fail to qualify for World Cup

Giampiero Ventura has resigned as Italy manager after his side failed to qualify for next summer’s World Cup. The Azzurri were beaten to the penultimate spot at Russia 2018 by Sweden after los...

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