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  1. Toronto forward Sebastian Giovinco pulls out of Italy squad with injury, days after recallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco allows the ball to run during first half MLS action against Montreal Impact in Toronto on Saturday August 29, 2015. Giovinco has pulled out of the Italy squad with an injury, two days after he was recalled by coach Antonio Conte following an absence of almost a year.

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  2. Nesta appointed Miami coachRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The 39-year-old has taken his first head coach role in joining the American side which is co-owned by Paolo Maldini The club was founded in May this year and are set to compete in the North American Soccer League from 2016. Having recently revealed their first badge, the American side have unveiled their first head coach, with ex-AC Milan and Montreal Impact defender Nesta taking over.

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  3. Italian Nesta appointed coach of new Miami clubRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    MIAMI: Former Italy international defender Alessandro Nesta has been appointed head coach of newly-formed Miami FC, the club said on Monday. Miami FC will play in the second tier North American Soccer League from next year and the club is co-owned by Nesta's former AC Milan team mate Paolo Maldini along with football television rights businessman Riccardo Silva.

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  4. Italian star to coach Miami FC soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    While David Beckham and his team of investors continue to negotiate for a stadium deal next to Marlins Park, Miami's other new pro soccer team, Miami FC, announced Monday that Italian legend Alessandro Nesta will be its head coach when the team begins play in April. Nesta, considered one of the premier defenders of all time, was a member of Italy's 2006 World Cup winning team and played in two other World Cups.

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  5. Toronto FC GM sees Giovinco call-up to Italian team as 'watershed moment' for MLSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    Italy coach Antonio Conte has summoned Giovinco and New York City FC playmaker Andrea Pirlo for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria next week. For the Toronto GM, it is another mark of respectability for the young league in the eyes of fans around the globe.

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  6. AC Milan vs. Empoli: Winners and Losers from Serie A GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BleacherReport

    After a nightmare start last week at Fiorentina , AC Milan needed a better result on their home debut Saturday against Empoli . With the international break and then the season's first Derby della Madonnina looming, it was important for Sinisa Mihajlovic's men to take three points.

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  7. Giovinco 1 of 9 foreign-based players in Italy squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    Antonio Conte recalled Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco to the Italy squad on Saturday for the upcoming European Champions qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta. Giovinco, who has scored 17 goals and set up another 12 since moving to Major League Soccer from Juventus, is one of nine foreign-based players in the 28-man squad.

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  8. Balotelli must show he 'deserves' callRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    If Mario Balotelli wants to return to Italy's squad, coach Antonio Conte says he'll have to show that he deserves a spot. Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco, meanwhile, will be called up to the national team for European Championship qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria next week, after their recent moves to MLS.

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  9. Toronto FC GM see Giovinco call-up to Italian team as a watershed momenta for MLSRead the original story

    Saturday | Lethbridge Herald

    Italy coach Antonio Conte has summoned Giovinco and New York City FC playmaker Andrea Pirlo for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria next week. For the Toronto GM, it is another mark of respectability for the young league in the eyes of fans around the globe.

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  10. Conte: Balotelli will have to earn Italy recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Goal.com

    The enigmatic striker has been told that he must change his behaviour if he is to be welcomed back into the Azzurri set-up Antonio Conte says that Mario Balotelli must earn a recall to the Italy squad by improving on and off the pitch. Balotelli has been summoned just once since Conte succeeded Cesare Prandelli as Azzurri coach following World Cup 2014, with the striker having endured a dismal first season with Liverpool following last summer's 16 million move from AC Milan.

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  11. Conte: Balotelli must show he 'deserves' an Italy call upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Washington Times

    If Mario Balotelli wants to return to Italy's squad, coach Antonio Conte says he'll have to show that he deserves a spot. Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco, meanwhile, will be called up to the national team for European Championship qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria next week, after their recent moves to MLS.

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  12. Fulfilling a father's wish: Balotelli aims for Euro 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Washington Times

    Back with AC Milan after a dismal season at Liverpool, Mario Balotelli is hoping to realize a wish of his recently deceased adoptive father: playing for Italy again at next year's European Championship in France. "I want to do well with Milan to regain the national team shirt," Balotelli said.

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  13. Chelsea flop Cuadrado a perfect fit for JuventusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Goal.com

    The Colombian has been shown the door after just over six months at Stamford Bridge but he looks an ideal signing for a Bianconeri side in need of pace and versatility Juan Cuadrado touched down in Italy on Monday evening and was promptly mobbed by Juventus supporters as he tried to make his way to the car waiting to whisk him away to Turin ahead of his proposed loan move from Chelsea . Blues fans could be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss was about.

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  14. Italy Serie A: season preview 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | World Soccer

    As the new season kicks off, all is not well within Serie A. Paddy Agnew reports on the challenegs facing the Italian game. A splendid Juventus in last season's Champions League Final or the squalor of Parma in the bankruptcy court: which of these is the most representative face of Italian football? As the curtain rises on another Serie A campaign, it is obvious that the game continues to reflect the highs and lows of the mesmerising society in which it is played.

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  15. Cassano: I promise, no s**tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Goal.com

    The Italy international has pledged not to create any havoc in his second spell at Sampdoria and hopes to impress national team boss Antonio Conte Antonio Cassano has promised he will not cause any disruptions upon his return to Sampdoria , after his first spell there ended in huge acrimony. Once seen as a young player with huge potential, controversy followed Cassano throughout his career, which has also included spells at Roma, Real Madrid, AC Milan and Inter.

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  16. Italy ready to renew Conte contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Goal.com

    Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has revealed that the organisation is ready to enter discussions with the coach, despite his lingering indictment for sporting fraud Italy is ready to enter negotiations with Antonio Conte in order to renew his contract with the national team, Carlo Tavecchio has revealed. The 46-year-old coach took charge of the Azzurri in the summer of 2014, succeeding Cesare Prandelli, who resigned following their group stage elimination from the World Cup.

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  17. Catania demoted in match-fixing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ANSA.it

    Rome, August 20 - An Italian Soccer Federation tribunal on Thursday demoted Catania from the second Serie B tier to the third tier, Lega Pro, and handed the club a 12-point penalty next season for match fixing - the latest in a string of cases that have dented the image of Italian soccer. Criminal prosecutors have said Catania Chairman Antonino Pulvirenti confessed to buying five matches last season to prevent the club being relegated from Serie B. The FIGC court banned Pulvirenti for five years.

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  18. Italian pair banned for life over match-fixingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Bangkok Post

    Italian match-fixing pair Potito Starace and Daniele Bracciali were banned for life on Friday by the Italian Tennis Federation . Investigators say they have text message and 'chat' exchanges that point to possible match-fixing by Italy's Potito Starace and Daniele Bracciali Bracciali, 37, was also handed a 40,000 euro fine while Starace, 34, was penalised 20,000 euros.

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  19. 'Little Bomb' Pisano could be explosive for WanderersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

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  20. Zola: Qatar would be ideal destination for Balotelli, CassanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Fox Sports

    Al Arabi coach Gianfranco Zola has urged strikers Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano to move to the Middle East to jumpstart their careers. With Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero unwilling to play 10 million euros to purchase Balotelli from Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers seemingly not interested in playing the 24-year-old after a poor first season at Anfield, the Italy international needs to find a new home.

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