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Gianluigi Buffon: Italy goalkeeper to play final game for Juventus

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has announced he will play his final game for Juventus on Saturday after 17 years with the club. The World Cup winner, 40, will lift his ninth Serie A title against Hellas Verona at the Allianz ...

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Britain's Edmund wins in Italy and reaches world's top 20

British number one Kyle Edmund continued his fine run of form with a hard-earned round one win over Malek Jaziri at the Italian Open. The world number 19 saved break points in his opening service game but beat the Tunisian ...

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Late Italy penalty awarded by VAR denies England

England were denied a second successive friendly victory by a late Italy penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) at Wembley. Gareth Southgate’s side were good value for a lead given to them by Jamie Vardy’s powerful 26th-minute finish, ...

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England v Italy: Liverpool defender Joe Gomez withdraws from squad through injury

Liverpool’s Joe Gomez has withdrawn from the England squad and returned to his club for further assessment of the injury he suffered in Friday’s 1-0 friendly win over the Netherlands. The 20-year-old defender sustained an ankle injury about 10 minutes ...

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England v Italy: Jack Wilshere will not return for Wembley friendly after injury withdrawal

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will not return to the England squad for Tuesday’s international friendly against Italy at Wembley. Wilshere, 26, missed the 1-0 win against the Netherlands in Amsterdam on Friday with a minor knee injury. He was hoping ...

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Davide Astori: Funeral sees Italy players and thousands of fans pay respects

Thousands of fans and representatives of every Serie A club have gathered in Florence for the funeral of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori. The Italy international defender died at the age of 31 on Sunday after a sudden illness. Members of ...

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Italy cycling team head arrested in doping investigation

Italian police have arrested the head of a top amateur cycling team and several associates suspected of giving cyclists performance-enhancing drugs. Police raids took place in Lucca and elsewhere in Tuscany, media report. Luca Franceschi – owner of Altopack-Eppella – ...

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Italy cycling team head arrested in doping investigation

Italian police have arrested the head of a top amateur cycling team and several associates suspected of giving cyclists performance-enhancing drugs. Police raids took place in Lucca and elsewhere in Tuscany, media report. Luca Franceschi – owner of Altopack-Eppella – ...

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Italy cycling team head arrested in doping investigation

Italian police have arrested the head of a top amateur cycling team and several associates suspected of giving cyclists performance-enhancing drugs. Police raids took place in Lucca and elsewhere in Tuscany, media report. Luca Franceschi – owner of Altopack-Eppella – ...

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'Sorry' Buffon retires in tears as Italy reacts angrily to World Cup failure

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was “sorry for all of Italian football” as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden. Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in Milan and failed ...

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