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'He can give more' - Italian boss has message over Liverpool's A 16m star

Ever the subject of headlines in the football world, Mario Balotelli is once again the centre of discussion after securing a 16 million move to Liverpool from AC Milan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mario Balotelli, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Conte

The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Soccer Players, Clarence Seedorf, Filippo Inzaghi

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Goal.com

Conte's Italy venture bucks the trend for modern coaches

Successful club trainers rarely make the move into international management at such a relatively young age - will the former Juventus boss regret his decision? COMMENT By Aditya Bajaj "I thought 'France-England is an attractive prospect'.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Antonio Conte Is the Perfect Man to Lead Italy into the Future

's standpoint. Anything less than a run to the semifinals or beyond in Euro 2016 would be considered a failure and potentially set is one of the best young managers in the world.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

Italian national soccer team's new coach Antonio Conte, left, flanked by Italian Soccer Federation President Carlo Tavecchio, speak during a press conference for his presentation, in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

New coach Conte vows to return Italy to top

In this Sunday, May 18, 2014 file photo coach Antonio Conte greets supporters prior to a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Cagliari at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy.

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Suria

Conte vows to work Juve magic on Italy

Former Juventus boss Antonio Conte has vowed to restore World Cup flops Italy to their traditional status as major powers in international football.

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Goal.com

Italy lack talent compared to other top nations, admits new head coach Conte

The former Juventus boss says he is motivated by the challenge of closing the gap on the world's best sides after being officially presented as Cesare Prandelli's successor New Italy coach Antonio Conte admits the Azzurri lack the talent of other top nations and has challenged his players to work as a team to close the gap on the best.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Goal.com

Prandelli wishes new Italy boss Conte good luck

The former Azzurri boss, who resigned from his role following their poor World Cup, sent his best wishes to his successor, who will be presented as national team coach on Tuesday Former Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has wished new Azzurri boss Antonio Conte well ahead of his time in charge of the national team.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini

Goal.com

Prandelli wishes new Italy boss Conte good luck

The former Azzurri boss has sent his best wishes to his successor, who will be presented as national team coach on Tuesday Former Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has wished new Azzurri boss Antonio Conte well ahead of his time in charge of the national team.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini

Sun Aug 17, 2014

BleacherReport

B/R Gossip Roundup: Moreno Fits Liverpool Bill, Cech Is Chelsea Odd Man out

The transfer window is heading to its closure, but managerial movements have also been high on the agenda in the gossip columns this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Petr Cech, More Sports, Chelsea, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Football: Edge on brink of Italian job

New Zealand teenager Jesse Edge is living La Dolce Vita - the sweet life. Most Kiwis go to Italy to see the sights, experience the history and sample the incomparable cuisine.

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Related Topix: Dolce Vita, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini, Luca Toni, Juventus

Goal.com

Conte is right man for Italy job - Matri

The Genoa striker is in no doubt that the 45-year-old will restore the Azzurri to their former glory and is now hoping to force his way into the new coach's plans for Euro 2016 Former Juventus attacker Alessandro Matri believes that Antonio Conte is the right man to lead Italy after the country's World Cup failure in Brazil.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Alessandro Matri, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

Channelnewsasia.com

Football: Pirlo at double as Juventus beat Singapore

Andrea Pirlo's coolly taken first-half double led Juventus to a 5-0 win over Singapore Selection on Saturday as the Italian champions completed their summer tour with a third straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, Martin Caceres, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Goal.com

Antonio Conte and the highest-paid international coaches

There are many reasons why Antonio Conte's appointment as Italy coach should cause a stir, but one notable issue that some have overlooked is the new national boss' pay packet.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Soccer America

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Luis Suarez began training with new club Barcelona on Friday after the European Court of Arbitration for Sport amended the four-month ban from "all football activity" imposed on him by world governing body FIFA for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellieni at the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Manuel Neuer, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben, Cristiano Ronaldo

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Goal.com

Is Conte the man to make Italy great again?

On the face of it, fortune couldn't have landed more favourably for the FIGC. They needed a coach, and the reigning Serie A champion needed a job.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, More Sports, Juventus, Opinion

Yahoo!

Conte to be Italy soccer coach: reports

Antonio Conte is to become Italy's new soccer coach on a two-year contract, with the national federation FIGC and sponsors reaching agreement on his salary, according to news reports on Thursday.

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Business News

Rossi wants Conte as Italy boss

Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi has stated that he would like to see former Juventus boss Antonio Conte as the new Italy coach.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Soccer America

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Speaking ahead of Bayern Munich's German Super Cup clash with fierce rival Borussia Dortmund, Pep Guardiola says that only "eight or nine" of Bayern's first-team players are fully fit due to so many returning late from the World Cup, including captain Philip Lahm, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bastian Schweinsteiger, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Thiago Silva

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