Italy’s backbone: dependable, inseparable and, at Euro 2020, unbeatable.

Italy’s run to the ultimate of Euro 2020 has, in some ways, highlighted a drastic shift within the nation’s soccer tradition. Roberto Mancini’s crew is younger, vibrant and adventurous, designed round a slick and technical midfield and imbued with a shiny, attacking type. If it was that imaginative and prescient…

What do we really know about Harry Kane?

There are numerous issues that everyone is aware of about Harry Kane. There is the truth that he’s the captain of England’s nationwide soccer workforce, a standing that bestows upon its bearer the type of profile unavailable to most athletes, significantly in event years. It is part-of-the-furniture fame, royal household…

The teams have arrived, so find a TV. Here’s how to watch England-Italy.

Sunday’s remaining at London’s Wembley Stadium is being broadcast within the United States by ESPN and Univision, and through their ESPN+ and TUDN streaming platforms. But, after all, many Times readers should not within the United States. To find out the place you possibly can watch the ultimate within the…

Italy thinks it’s coming home, too.

Every 12 months is a giant soccer 12 months in Italy. When the nationwide league finishes, victorious followers parade by way of metropolis streets of their vehicles and mopeds. But it’s through the worldwide competitions that the Italian soccer fanaticism takes on a semblance of spiritual religion. “God Is Italian,”…

Far from Europe, another cathartic victory.

England vs. Italy will not be the one main last this weekend. In Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night time, Lionel Messi lastly ticked the final empty field in his glittering soccer profession by main Argentina previous host Brazil, 1-Zero, within the last of the Copa América, the South American…

Euro 2020’s top scorer is the own goal.

The battle for the Golden Boot, awarded to the match’s top scorer, can be determined right now, and the England forwards Harry Kane (4 targets) and Raheem Sterling (three) appear to be the solely two gamers left with a practical likelihood to catch the present leaders, Patrick Schick and Cristiano…

Will home-field advantage be the difference (again) today?

As followers stuffed the streets outdoors Wembley once more on Sunday forward of the Euro 2020 remaining, it’s price remembering that it was not by probability that each one 4 semifinalists — England, Italy, Spain and Denmark — performed all three of their group video games at house, lowering the…

Delayed consequences: Hungary is ordered to play in empty stadiums as punishment for its fans’ behavior.

UEFA ordered Hungary, which hosted a number of the largest crowds of the Euros in Budapest, to play its subsequent three house matches behind closed doorways as punishment for “the discriminatory behaviour of its supporters” in the course of the event. The group additionally fined the Hungarian soccer federation 100,000…

Why Do English Soccer Fans Sing ‘Sweet Caroline’?

After a tricky yr for London — and a tricky 55 years for followers of England’s males’s soccer workforce — the town’s Wembley Stadium is roaring once more, and the followers are singing an American music. Tens of 1000’s of British spectators have seized the prospect to cheer (and jeer)…