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4hBen Gladwell

Tavecchio resigns as Italian FA president

Carlo Tavecchio has tendered his resignation as president of the FIGC a week after the national team failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup.

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Extra Time: Italy's future, sleepy Stevie, De Bruyne's importance (6:11)
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23hBen Gladwell

Tavecchio blasts Ventura team selection

The president of the Italian FA, Carlo Tavecchio blamed Gian Piero Ventura's team selections for Italy's failure to reach the 2018 World Cup finals.

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Will Carlo Tavecchio get Italy's vote of confidence? (2:48)
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3dJohn Brewin

Italy failure gives Conte options post-Chelsea

Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup was a disaster but gives Antonio Conte another appealing option if he ends up leaving Chelsea.

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3dBen Gladwell

Ventura: 'Difficult days' since Italy sacking

Ventura was sacked on Wednesday. after 15 months in charge following the 1-0 aggregate playoff defeat to Sweden.

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WATCH: Marcotti answers your questions on Italy (3:42)
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Is Ancelotti the right man to lead Italy? (2:19)
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4dMina Rzouki

Who's suited to take on the Italy job?

Italy's World Cup humiliation has thankfully led to the firing of Gian Piero Ventura, but who are the viable candidates for the job?

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4dBen Gladwell

Sweden praise De Rossi for bus gesture

Daniele De Rossi boarded the Sweden bus following Italy's World Cup playoff defeat to apologise for the whistles heard during the Swedish anthem.

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4dBen Gladwell

Italian FA eyes big name Ventura successor

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio says he is seeking a "big name" successor to Gian Piero Ventura as Italy coach.

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Tavecchio confirms Ventura sacking (0:32)
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5dBen Gladwell

Ventura sacked by Italy after WC failure

Italy have parted company with coach Gian Piero Ventura following their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Juve's Khedira sad to see Buffon miss World Cup (0:19)
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Breaking down the fallout of Italy's failure (7:37)
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6dESPN staff

Trending: Buffon quits as Italy crash

Gianluigi Buffon struggled to fight back tears as he tried to come to terms with with Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup.

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WATCH: Marcotti muses on Italy's disaster (0:43)
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6dMina Rzouki

Saluting Italy's awesome foursome

Gianluigi Buffon, Daniele De Rossi, Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli's Italy careers ended horribly but their legacies will endure.

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6dGabriele Marcotti

After Italy's failure comes brighter future

Italy's historic failure to qualify for the World Cup will linger for some time. But the building blocks are there for a much brighter future.

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6dBen Gladwell

Ventura's fate set to be decided Wednesday

Italian FA (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio says he is "profoundly saddened and disappointed" by Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup.

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Emotions run high as Italy fail to make it to the World Cup (1:23)

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