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Albertini: ‘Italy will beat COVID-19’ – Football Italia

Former Milan hero Demetrio Albertini has said Italy is currently “playing one of the most important matches in history” and will eventually beat the COVID-19. The Coronavirus outbreak has painted a horrifying picture in Italy and the measures taken has left the country at a standstill. Albertini was capped 79 times by Italy during his…

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Italy head coach urges Emerson to quit Chelsea for Euro 2021 consideration – We Ain’t Got No History
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Italy head coach urges Emerson to quit Chelsea for Euro 2021 consideration – We Ain’t Got No History

Even before the (football) world came to a screeching halt due the coronavirus pandemic, Chelsea left back Emerson was seeing very little action. His last start had come in January, in the 2-2 draw against Arsenal, with just three bench appearances in Chelsea’s eight matches in all competitions since. He had started the season as…

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Italy football boss wants season cancelled over ‘plague’ – Guardian
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Italy football boss wants season cancelled over ‘plague’ – Guardian

Cellino. PHOTO: GettyImages The head of an Italian football club based at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic in Brescia said it was time to cancel the Serie A season because of “the plague”. The top Italian league’s basement dwellers are destined for relegation — should the matches ever play out to their logical end…

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Biglia: ‘Italy underestimated Coronavirus’ – Football Italia

Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia has criticised Italy’s handling of the Coronavirus. “They underestimated the problem and didn’t follow the rules.” Italy has been hit hardest with the COVID-19 virus, that has now turned into a worldwide pandemic, with over 15,000 active cases. Biglia was speaking to CNN Radio about living in Italy during the on…

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All of Italy is being placed on lockdown due to coronavirus – The Verge
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All of Italy is being placed on lockdown due to coronavirus – The Verge

Italy will be placed on lockdown amid the ongoing spread of coronavirus, the country’s prime minister said. That’s a massive expansion of yesterday’s lockdown order for Lombardy, a large region in northern Italy that includes Venice and Milan. People shouldn’t travel unless necessary for work or family emergencies, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said, according…

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Italy expands its quarantine to the entire country as coronavirus cases and deaths surge – CNBC
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Italy expands its quarantine to the entire country as coronavirus cases and deaths surge – CNBC

A man wearing a protective mask passes by the Coliseum in Rome on March 7, 2020 amid fear of Covid-19 epidemic.Alberto Pizzoli | AFP | Getty ImagesItaly will expand the lockdown of the Lombardy region to the entire country, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday as Italy’s case count surged, making it the country with the most…

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Italy sports minister calls for ‘immediate’ halt to Serie A over coronavirus – Guardian
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Italy sports minister calls for ‘immediate’ halt to Serie A over coronavirus – Guardian

Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora called Sunday for an immediate suspension of the Serie A season due to the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 233 people in the Mediterranean country. “The FIGC (Italian Football Federation) should consider immediately STOPPING Serie A,” Spadafora wrote in a statement on his Facebook page.…

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Head of Italy players’ union calls for soccer to stop – WHBL News
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Head of Italy players’ union calls for soccer to stop – WHBL News

News Sports Head of Italy players’ union calls for soccer to stop Saturday, March 07, 2020 4:12 p.m. CST by Thomson Reuters FILE PHOTO: A logo of Italy’s Lega Serie A is seen in Milan, Italy, December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo/File Photo ROME (Reuters) – The President of Italy’s players’ union (AIC) has called…

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Italy vs South Korea: Day 2 | Davis Cup 2020 Qualifiers: State of Play | ITF – International Tennis Federation
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Italy vs South Korea: Day 2 | Davis Cup 2020 Qualifiers: State of Play | ITF – International Tennis Federation

Published on Mar 7, 2020Check out the action from the second day of the 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers as Italy take on South Korea.Click here to subscribe – http://goo.gl/Kk1FtThe International Tennis Federation is the world governing body of tennis.Founded in 1913, its purpose is to ensure the long-term growth and sustainability of the sport, delivering…

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Italy vs South Korea: Day 1 | Davis Cup 2020 Qualifiers: State of Play | ITF – International Tennis Federation
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Italy vs South Korea: Day 1 | Davis Cup 2020 Qualifiers: State of Play | ITF – International Tennis Federation

Published on Mar 6, 2020Check out the action from the first day of the 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers as Italy take on South Korea.Click here to subscribe – http://goo.gl/Kk1FtThe International Tennis Federation is the world governing body of tennis.Founded in 1913, its purpose is to ensure the long-term growth and sustainability of the sport, delivering…

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Italy’s football bosses take to name-calling over Covid-19 – Malay Mail
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Italy’s football bosses take to name-calling over Covid-19 – Malay Mail

Tourists wearing protective masks take a selfie in front of the Trevi Fountain after cases of coronavirus were confirmed in in the country, in Rome January 31, 2020. — Reuters picROME, March 3 — Italy’s football schedule has been thrown into disarray by the new coronavirus and its bosses are taking out their frustrations via…

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Italy skipper Bigi relishing Six Nations clash with Wales – RFI
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Italy skipper Bigi relishing Six Nations clash with Wales – RFI

/ Live news Issued on: 31/01/2020 – 18:07 Italy’s Luca Bigi is ready for the Wales clash AFP Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) Italy captain Luca Bigi says his side “are ready to play” heading into their daunting Six Nations opener away to champions Wales.The Azzurri go into Saturday’s match in Cardiff on a run of…

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Claim From Italy: Mauricio Pochettino Wants Assurances From Manchester United – Inside Futbol
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Claim From Italy: Mauricio Pochettino Wants Assurances From Manchester United – Inside Futbol

Follow @insidefutbolMauricio Pochettino has given his consent to a move to Manchester United at the end of the season if the club are prepared to accept his conditions, it has been claimed in Italy. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future at Manchester United has been under the scanner all season as he struggles against the weight of…

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Italy EURO hero Pietro Anastasi passes away | Inside UEFA – UEFA.com
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Italy EURO hero Pietro Anastasi passes away | Inside UEFA – UEFA.com

Former Italy forward Pietro Anastasi, who famously scored in his country’s historic 1968 UEFA European Championship final victory over Yugoslavia, has passed away at the age of 71.Anastasi’s goal was the second in a 2-0 replay win in Rome and provided the Azzurri with their only EURO victory to date. The game followed an initial…

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Italy’s Borini leaves AC Milan for Verona – The Punch
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Italy’s Borini leaves AC Milan for Verona – The Punch

Italy international Fabio Borini has left AC Milan to sign for Hellas Verona, both Serie A clubs announced on Tuesday. In a statement, Verona said former Liverpool and Chelsea forward Borini had signed a deal until the end of the current season, with neither club providing details of the contract. Borini began his professional career…

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