Roberto Mancini

Whatever happened to Roberto Mancini's Man City signings?

<b>Patrick Vieira</b> - Joined on a free from Inter Milan in January 2010 and spent 18 months at City before hanging up his boots. He stayed at the club as …

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Soccer: Italian optimism quickly drains away after Portugal loss

MILAN (Reuters) - The optimism which followed Roberto Mancini's appointment as Italy coach in May quickly drained away following their 1-0 loss to Portugal on Monday as thoughts turned to Nations League relegation.<p>Mancini made nine changes to his starting line-up against the European champions as …

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Portugal add to Italy’s struggles; Kosovo make history with first win

Football<p><b>Portugal defeat Italy 1-0 in Nations League</b><p>Andre Silva scored the only goal of the game minutes into the second half as Portugal defeated …

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Italy's Mario Balotelli loses spot; coach Roberto Mancini defends 'bad game'

Italy forward Mario Balotelli, who was criticised for his performance in a 1-1 draw against Poland on Friday, was dropped from the 23-man squad by …

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Roberto Mancini wants more from strikers following Portugal defeat

Simone Zaza and Ciro Immobile offered little threat in the Azzurri's 1-0 Nations League defeat to Portugal<p>Roberto Mancini is demanding more from his …

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Cristiano Ronaldo news: 'Portugal strong with or without CR7' - Italy boss Roberto Mancini

The Juventus star will sit out Monday's Nations League clash with Italy, but the Azzurri boss will not be taking the Euro 2016 winners for …

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Portugal vs Italy: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Fernando Santos' side has the chance to top the table should they register victory against Italy, though will do so without the talents of Ronaldo<p>A …

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Football: Silva gives Portugal narrow win over new-look Italy

LISBON (REUTERS) - Portugal, without captain Cristiano Ronaldo, made a positive start to the Nations League when Andre Silva gave them a 1-0 victory …

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'Italy are constructing a new identity' - Chiellini admits Azzurri are work in progress

The Juventus defender cautioned that it will take time to find the right balance as the players adjust to life under new head coach Roberto …

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Roberto Mancini STILL getting Mario Balotelli criticism eight years on from Man City move

Roberto Mancini continues to place his faith in Mario Balotelli ’s natural talent … and continues to take flak for it!<p>The Italy coach has returned …

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Balotelli fitness woes

Mario Balotelli is in doubt to play Italy's second Nations League game against Portugal in Lisbon tomorrow (HK time).<p>The 28-year-old forward was …

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Roberto Mancini hopes Italy don't 'Bite The Dust' - as his playlist reveals love for Robbie Williams, Miley Cyrus and QUEEN

Roberto Mancini is working hard to tune the members of his Italian squad into his 'One Vision' for national success.<p>And he's hoping his side won't …

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Nations League: Jorginho saves Italy’s blushes

Italy needed a late penalty from midfielder Jorginho to scrape a 1-1 draw to Poland in the UEFA Nations League on Friday, its first competitive game …

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Mario Balotelli trolled by fans for poor showing on his competitive Italy return as Roberto Mancini's side struggle to break down Poland

MARIO BALOTELLI has been slated on social media for his miserable international comeback as Italy struggled against Poland tonight.<p>The former …

Mario Balotelli

UEFA Nations League news: Italy boss Roberto Mancini feels new tournament is a boost for the Azzurri

The new competition's format has left some players and coaches confused, but the Azzurri boss sees the benefit of the tournament<p>Roberto Mancini …

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The winners and losers as Belgium thrash Scotland and Italy draw with Poland

<b>Looking to find their way back from the footballing wilderness, Italy took on Poland in their first ever Uefa Nations League match tonight.</b><p>An …

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How to Watch Italy vs. Poland: Nations League Live Stream, TV Channel, Time

Italy hosts Poland on Friday in a match for the newly created Nations League tournament.<p>Italy turns the page after failing to make the World Cup for …

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Football: Mancini expects 'emotional' Italy debut in Nations League

BOLOGNA, Italy: Roberto Mancini said on Thursday (Sep 6) he was expecting an "emotional" debut in his first competitive game as Italy coach on the …

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Italy vs Poland: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

The UEFA Nations League kicks off this week with four-time World Cup winners Italy hosting Poland at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara<p>Italy host Poland on Friday evening in the first round of newly-formed UEFA Nations League.<p>Both nations are looking to make up for a disappointing summer, with Italy failing to …

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Pirlo slams Italian coaches for 'lacking courage'

The issue of Italians, particularly young players, not being given chances has long been an issue in the top tiers of Italian football.<p>New Italy …

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Italy's got talent: Roberto Mancini needs to trust in youth to progress

One of the novelties of the new Roberto Mancini era at <i>Coverciano</i> is the music blaring out during Italy training.<p>Queen, Miley Cyrus, The Rolling …

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Glasgow band Twin Atlantic feature in Italy football team's inspirational playlist

Glasgow band Twin Atlantic have been included in Italy football coach Roberto Mancini's music playlist, which is aimed at inspiring his players.<p>Ahead …

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Mancini aiming to make Italians fall in love again

Roberto Mancini takes charge of his first competitive game as Italy coach in the Nations League opener against Poland in Bologna tomorrow (HK time) …

Soccer

Thursday cannon fodder: emotional detachment subsidy

Hull City’s Ehab Allam: ‘We are detached emotionally from the fans’ | Football | The Guardian<br>The club’s co-owner is keen to sell up amid a toxic time at the KCom Stadium and believes a deal to do so may be imminent.<p>Daniel Levy admits to frustration as Spurs confirm more Wembley games | Football | …

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Roberto Mancini has looked outside the box with his Italy squad

The former Manchester City manager has traveled around the country in a refreshing change from his predecessors

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UEFA Nations League preview: Italy look to get back on track with Roberto Mancini in charge

2006 World Cup winners were not in Russia this summer, but should beat Poland this Friday (7 September)<p>It has been a rough few years for Italy and …

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Roberto Mancini is getting his Italy squad in the groove by playing Queen, The Rolling Stones... and Miley Cyrus in training sessions

Italy coach Roberto Mancini is trying something new to motivate his players.<p>For the first time in Italy training sessions, music is being played from …

Miley Cyrus

Roberto Mancini asks for more Italian players to be played in Serie A

Italy host Poland on Friday and visit Portugal three days later in the newly-created Nations League, their first competitive internationals since …

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Injury ends Monaco starlet Pellegri's Azzurri hopes

Rome - Teenaged Monaco striker Pietro Pellegri has left Italy's training camp for their upcoming Nations League matches due to injury, the Italian …

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53-Year Old Roberto Mancini Is Absolutely Ripped To Shreds

<b>Roberto Mancini has always been viewed as a suave fella, looking the absolute part on the touchline with his majestic silver locks and his scarf</b> …

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