Italy

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From Simons to Yildiz: 10 young stars ready to shine at Euro 2024
With four months to go before kick-off, we pick a selection of players aged 20 or younger who look set to impress in Germany

Michael Yokhin

13, Feb, 2024 @10:04 AM

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Luigi Riva obituary
One of Italy’s greatest forwards and the star of the Sardinian side Cagliari when it won the 1970 league title

Richard Williams

08, Feb, 2024 @4:25 PM

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Gigi Riva, Italy and Cagliari footballing hero, dies aged 79 after heart attack
Gigi Riva remains Italy’s record international scorer, with 35 goals in a storied career that included the 1968 European Championship

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

22, Jan, 2024 @9:19 PM

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Giorgio Chiellini: ‘People around me said, “What are you doing?”’
The Italian defender left Juventus for LAFC in 2020. With his playing career winding down, his move to MLS has laid the tracks for what comes next

Joseph D'Hippolito

12, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Euro 2024: group-by-group analysis
Both the holders, Italy, and hosts, Germany, are struggling for form while the favourites, France, must negotiate a tricky group

Nick Ames in Hamburg

03, Dec, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Ukraine 0-0 Italy: Euro 2024 qualifying – as it happened
The holders clinched their place in Germany next summer with a thrilling if fraught goalless draw in Leverkusen

Rob Smyth

20, Nov, 2023 @9:59 PM

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Sandro Tonali’s 10-month ban over betting complicated by Italy rehab trips
After Sandro Tonali’s playing ban for breaking Italian gambling regulations, he will have to make 16 trips to Italy during eight months’ rehabilitation

Louise Taylor

26, Oct, 2023 @11:01 AM

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Newcastle expect Sandro Tonali to be handed 10-month ban
Newcastle expect midfielder Sandro Tonali to be banned from football for 10 months – with another eight suspended – for breaching Italian betting regulations

Louise Taylor

25, Oct, 2023 @6:16 PM

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‘His mentality is incredible’: Southgate says England lucky to have Bellingham
Gareth Southgate lavished praise on Jude Bellingham after England sealed qualification for the European Championship finals next summer

Ed Aarons at Wembley

17, Oct, 2023 @10:39 PM

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England 3-1 Italy: Euro 2024 qualifier – as it happened
MBM: Harry Kane scored his 60th and 61st international goals as England beat Italy on home soil for the first time since 1977 to book their place at Euro 2024. Scott Murray was watching

Scott Murray

17, Oct, 2023 @9:10 PM

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Jude Bellingham, England’s perfect 10, can light the torch at Euro 2024 | Nick Ames
The midfielder’s dazzling creativity dovetailed well with the reliability around him and brought a feelgood factor to Wembley

Nick Ames at Wembley

17, Oct, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Kane and Rashford seal England spot at Euro 2024 with comeback win over Italy
Italy took the lead but England levelled quickly before Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane made it 3-1 in the second half to seal their place in Germany

David Hytner at Wembley

17, Oct, 2023 @8:56 PM

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