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Bale warns Wales ‘can hurt’ Italy in Rome

Rome (AFP) – Captain Gareth Bale warned that Wales can pull off an upset and hurt hosts Italy in their final Euro 2020 Group A game in Rome on Sunday. “We have a game plan that we think can hurt them,” said the Real Madrid star. Italy are already through to the last 16, while Wales need a draw to make sure of progressing to the next round and a win would put them through in pole position ahead of the Azzurri. “It’s going to be a big challenge. We have no doubt even if that record wasn’t there,”...
Tags: Wales, France, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Hungary, Soccer, Manchester City, Italy, Real Madrid, Stoke, Switzerland, Wembley, Gareth Bale, Bale, Roberto Mancini


Germany thump Portugal at Euro 2020 as France and Spain held

Paris (AFP) – Germany breathed life into their Euro 2020 campaign with a stunning 4-2 win over holders Portugal in Munich on Saturday despite Cristiano Ronaldo moving closer to the all-time international goals record, after world champions France were forced to settle for a draw with Hungary. Saturday also saw Spain stumble to a 1-1 draw with Poland in Seville as the second round of group games at the tournament drew to a close. Germany knew a defeat against Portugal at the Allianz Arena would ...
Tags: England, Wales, France, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Budapest, Hungary, Munich, Soccer, Paris, Italy, Portugal


Boost for Arsenal as suitors emerge for pair of out of favour midfielders

 Arsenal could be in line for an imminent funds boost, with suitors having come to the fore for a pair of midfielders who spent this past season out on loan away from the Emirates. Lazio keen The first comes in the form of Lucas Torreira.Uruguayan international Torreira was of course one of a number of players to have been sanctioned a departure from North London last summer.The ex-Sampdoria man, two years on from arriving at the Emirates, made the move to La Liga, to line up for Atletico Madrid...
Tags: England, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, West Bromwich Albion, Southampton, Italy, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Emirates, West Brom, Atletico Madrid, Watford, Emirates Stadium


Euro 2020: Wales travel to Italy's Roman fortress for final group game

Wales are within touching distance of the Euro 2020 knockout stage as they visit Rome for their final group game against an Italy side in ominous form.
Tags: News, Wales, Rome, Italy


Verratti set to return as Mancini makes changes for Wales

Rome (AFP) – Marco Verratti is set to return from injury as Italy coach Roberto Mancini looks to make changes for Sunday’s final group game against Wales in the heat of Rome. Midfielder Verratti missed... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Wales, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Roberto Mancini, Marco Verratti, Afp, Mancini, Verratti


Euro 2020: Jayne Ludlow ponders how Wales can beat Italy in Rome

Former Wales women's manager Jayne Ludlow runs the rule over Italy to see if there are any areas Robert Page's team can exploit in Sunday's Euro 2020 Pool A encounter in Rome.
Tags: News, Wales, Rome, Italy, Jayne Ludlow, Robert Page


Chiesa fears Bale, Ramsey as Italy look to match unbeaten record

Rome (AFP) – Italy forward Federico Chiesa said Friday he expects a battling performance from Wales stars Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey as the Azzurri look to extend their 10-match winning streak without conceding a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Wales, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Afp, Azzurri, Chiesa, Bale Ramsey, Federico Chiesa


‘Game of Thrones’ Co-Executive Producer Vince Gerardis Unveils Italian Project ‘Provvidenza’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“Game of Thrones” co-executive producer Vince Gerardis is developing “Provvidenza,” a prequel to Italy’s national literary classic “I Promessi Sposi” (The Betrothed) to be set in a 16th-century plague-stricken Milan that is dirty, dark, lethal and corrupt. After setting up a Rome-based company called CIAO, Gerardis — who specializes in packaging big world-building film and […]
Tags: Milan, News, Global, Rome, Italy, Game Of Thrones, Vince Gerardis, I Promessi Sposi


Roaring success at Euros for ‘psychic’ Thai lion

Bangkok (AFP) – Move over Paul the Octopus, Thailand has a new claimant to the football forecasting crown: Boy the “psychic” lion, who has so far correctly called four Euro 2020 matches. Boy, a five-year-old white lion who lives at a zoo in northeast Thailand, makes his predictions by grabbing meat marked with national flags from a wire above his pen. His oracular exploits recall cephalopod Paul, the salty seer who achieved global fame by correctly predicting eight 2010 World Cup matches from h...
Tags: Japan, England, Sweden, Wales, Australia, France, Scotland, Germany, US, Spain, Sport, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Rome, Thailand, Beijing


Juventus legend Boniperti dies age 92

Rome (AFP) – Giampiero Boniperti, for decades Juventus’ record goalscorer who went on to become president of the Turin giants, has died at the age of 92, the club announced Friday. “This is the news... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Juventus, Turin, Afp, Giampiero Boniperti, Boniperti


Euro 2020: Can you name Wales XI from 2002's stunning victory against Italy?

As Wales prepare for the final Euro 2020 Group A game against Italy in Rome on Sunday, can you remember the XI who stunned the Azzurri 19 years ago?
Tags: News, Wales, Rome, Italy, Azzurri


Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal both out for Wimbledon

By HOWARD FENDRICH Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal are sitting out Wimbledon, leaving the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament without two of the sport’s biggest stars as it returns after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Osaka’s agent, Stuart Duguid, wrote Thursday in an email that the four-time Grand Slam champion does plan to head to the Summer Games after skipping Wimbledon. “She is taking some personal time with friends and family,” Duguid wrote. “She will be ready f...
Tags: Japan, London, Sports, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Rome, Soccer, United States, Paris, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Tokyo, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, Osaka


Daniel James: Wales have nothing to fear against Italy, says Man Utd winger

Winger Daniel James says Wales have "nothing to fear" in their final Euro 2020 group match against Group A leaders Italy in Rome on Sunday.
Tags: News, Wales, Rome, Italy, Man Utd, Daniel James, Group A


Amazon Prime Video July 2021 Schedule: Movie & TV Titles Revealed

Amazon Prime Video has revealed the streamer’s July 2021 movie and TV lineup, including new Amazon Originals like Mary J. Blige’s My Life (2021), a documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth taking a deep look into the life and times of multi-Grammy-winning recording artist and Academy Award-nominated singer and actress Mary J. Blige, and The Tomorrow War (2021), a thrilling sci-fi action adventure starring Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Sam Richardson, and J.K. Simmons. Next month ...
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Injured Italy captain Chiellini targets return for last 16

Rome (AFP) – Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini looks set to miss Sunday’s final Euro 2020 Group A game against Wales with a muscle injury but could be fit for the last 16, sources in the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Wales, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Afp, Giorgio Chiellini, Chiellini


Mancini Believes Italy Can Win Euro 2020

Roberto Mancini insists Italy can win Euro 2020 after they became the first side to reach the knockout stage after Manuel Locatelli’s double and Ciro Immobile’s late strike sealed a dominant 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome. They returned to the top of Group A, after Wales’ 2-0 win over Turkey, following a 10th straight win without conceding. Mancini said: “In the European Championship there’s France, Portugal and Belgium – one of those are world champions, another are European champions and th...
Tags: Europe, Wales, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Serie A, World Cup, Switzerland, Belgium, Tickets, Roberto Mancini, Sassuolo, Ciro Immobile, Mancini


Rome politician blames vengeful gardeners for bomb scare

Marco Doria believes device left on his car is linked to his complaints about council workers’ absenteeismA local politician in Rome has said he believed a bomb planted on his car was a response to him reporting wrongdoing, including absenteeism among municipal gardeners.Marco Doria, Rome’s councillor for the redevelopment of parks and historic villas, found what was described as a rudimentary bomb beneath the windscreen wiper motor of his car, which was parked on Via Tito Speri, close to the Ol...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Marco Doria, Tito Speri


Gattuso quits as Fiorentina coach three weeks after appointment

Rome (AFP) – Gennaro Gattuso and Fiorentina have agreed to part, just over three weeks after the former Italy international was appointed as coach at the Serie A club.” “Fiorentina and coach Rino Gattuso have... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Fiorentina, Afp, Gennaro Gattuso, Gattuso, Rino Gattuso


Ireland: The Adjudication Situation: 5 Years Of The Construction Contracts Act - Eversheds Sutherland Ireland

Rome wasn't built in a day. It's not clear to what extent this was due to construction disputes but the adage is worth bearing in mind when considering the development of adjudication in Ireland under the Construction Contracts Act 2013 ...
Tags: News, Rome, Ireland, Sutherland Ireland


Gattuso poised to exit Fiorentina after three weeks – reports

Rome (AFP) – Gennaro Gattuso could be set to leave Fiorentina three weeks after being appointed coach, according to reports in Italy on Wednesday. The former Napoli boss arrived on May 25 on a two-year... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Fiorentina, Napoli, Afp, Gennaro Gattuso, Gattuso


Chiellini says injury does not take shine off Italy success

Rome (AFP) – Captain Giorgio Chiellini said “nothing could tarnish the joy” of Italy advancing to the last 16 of Euro 2020 despite hobbling off injured in the first half of a 3-0 win over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Afp, Giorgio Chiellini, Chiellini


Euro 2020: Analysis: 'Intelligent' Locatelli key to Italy win

Match of the Day pundit Dion Dublin praises Italy's Manuel Locatelli who scores twice to set up a comfortable victory over Switzerland in Rome at Euro 2020.
Tags: Football, Rome, Italy, Switzerland, Dublin, Dion, Locatelli, Manuel Locatelli


Euro 2020: Manuel Locatelli brace helps Italy beat Switzerland 3-0 in Rome

Italy's Manuel Locatelli scores twice to set up a comfortable victory over Switzerland at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome and seal their place in the last 16 of the European Championship.
Tags: Football, Rome, Italy, Switzerland, Stadio Olimpico, Manuel Locatelli


Five things we learnt as Italy brushed aside Switzerland

Italy continued to impress with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Switzerland in Rome. A brace from Manuel Locatelli proved to be the difference between the two sides, before Ciro Immobile added the icing on the cake. In reality, Italy could have won by a greater margin.But what did the game teach us? Here are five things 101 picked up on: 1.Italy are no flash in the pan It was almost tempting to disregard Italy coming into the tournament. Although they had made significant progress from 2018, they...
Tags: Wales, Qatar, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Premier League, Italy, Switzerland, Harry Kane, Man City, United, Sassuolo, Marco Verratti, Ciro Immobile, Bosnia


Italy captain Chiellini hobbles off injured against Switzerland

Rome (AFP) – Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini left the pitch injured in the first half of Wednesday’s Euro 2020 game against Switzerland in Rome. The 36-year-old Juventus defender had a 20th-minute goal ruled out for... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Switzerland, Juventus, Afp, Giorgio Chiellini, Chiellini


Italy coach Mancini hails ‘well-deserved victory’

Rome (AFP) – Roberto Mancini hailed a “well-deserved victory” as Italy swept into the last 16 of Euro 2020 with a 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome on Wednesday. “Switzerland are a strong team. It was a very hard game. We could have scored earlier, but in the end it is a well-deserved victory,” said the Italy coach. “We played well, we wanted to win at all costs. They started well, it was not easy to win a second game in five days.” Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini left the pitch injured in the f...
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Switzerland, Roberto Mancini, Afp, Mancini, Giorgio Chiellini, Mancini Wales


Locatelli, Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16

Rome (AFP) – Manuel Locatelli scored a brace and Ciro Immobile added a late third as Italy sealed their place in the Euro 2020 last 16 on Wednesday with a game to spare after a 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome. Sassuolo midfielder Locatelli put the Azzurri ahead after 26 minutes in the Group A clash, adding a second just after the break with Immobile scoring for the second consecutive game a minute from time. Roberto Mancini’s side are top of Group A with six points from two games, with six goa...
Tags: Wales, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Liverpool, Italy, Switzerland, Juventus, Roberto Mancini, Group, Lazio, Domenico Berardi, Sassuolo, Xherdan Shaqiri, Ciro Immobile


Italy cruise into Euro 2020 last 16 as Wales close on knockouts

Paris (AFP) – Italy became the first team to reach the knockout stage of Euro 2020 as midfielder Manuel Locatelli scored twice in a 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome on Wednesday, while Wales moved to the brink of joining them by beating Turkey. The Azzurri, now unbeaten in 29 matches and having won their last 10 games without conceding a goal, sit first in Group A and are guaranteed a top-two finish and last-16 berth. “We played well, we wanted to win at all costs,” Italy coach Roberto Mancini ...
Tags: Wales, Russia, Sport, Turkey, Ukraine, Rome, Austria, Soccer, Paris, Italy, Netherlands, Real Madrid, Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, Azerbaijan


Mancini makes one change to Italy team for Switzerland game

Rome (AFP) – Roberto Mancini made just one change to his starting line-up on Wednesday as Italy look to seal a last-16 place at Euro 2020 with victory against Switzerland in Rome. Napoli defender Giovanni... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Switzerland, Roberto Mancini, Afp, Mancini, Giovanni, Rome Napoli


Rome Wants Stellantis to Build Battery Plant in Italy - Industry Minister

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's government expects carmaker Stellantis will build in Italy its third electric battery plant in Europe, Industry Minister...
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