Italy coach Antonio Conte says he is expecting only a warm welcome from the fans at the Juventus Stadium on Tuesday night when he returns there with the national team to face England.
His acrimonious split from Juventus last summer, after winning three straight Serie A titles, is not the reason why doubts have been raised about the warmth of the reception he will be given.
Instead, controversy over the injury Claudio Marchisio picked up while on international duty last Friday has led to a deterioration...
Tottenham striker Harry Kane will make his full England debut against Italy in Turin on Tuesday night, Roy Hodgson has announced.
The 21-year-old, who has scored 29 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season, came off the bench in England's 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Lithuania on Friday. He scored his first goal for the Three Lions after just 79 seconds and will now start against the Azzurri.
England boss Hodgson said in a news conference: "Harry Kane will make his full debut, playing...
Former QPR and Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp expects Harry Kane's remarkable rise to continue after the Tottenham striker scored 79 seconds into his England debut.
Kane is preparing for the friendly against Italy on Tuesday after coming off the substitutes' bench to net in last Friday's 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying defeat of Lithuania at Wembley.
For his club team, Kane has scored 19 league goals and is tied with Chelsea's Diego Costa for the Golden Boot lead.
"I'm sure he will keep being successful...
Tottenham's emerging star striker Harry Kane continued his dream season by scoring on his England debut Friday against Lithuania. He's also currently tied with Chelsea's Diego Costa atop the Premier League scoring chart with 19 goals this season.
Here are five notes on this hurricane of season from Kane:
* According to The Guardian, Kane is the 17th player to score on his England debut. At 79 seconds, his strike was the third-fastest goal by an England debutant after Bill Nicholson in 1951 (19 seconds)...