Mamma mia! Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958, an astounding development in an autumn full of qualifying failures. The Netherlands, United States, Ghana and now Italy, a four-time champion and a pillar of soccer for almost a century, all ......mehr

Quelle : Washington Post

Italy fails to qualify for World Cup after draw with Sweden

Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing its playoff to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate. They played to a goalless draw in a quiet San Siro on Monday. It could have been worse for Italy, as ......mehr

Quelle : News & Observer

Italy Fails to Qualify for the World Cup, First Time Since 1958

1. Italy's forward Ciro Immobile reacts at the end of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Italy and Sweden on November 13, 2017 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 ......mehr

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Italy's Failure to Qualify for World Cup: A Debacle Building for Years

Italy did not go to the World Cup in 1930. They did not qualify for the World Cup in 1958. And they will not be at the World Cup in 2018. The four-time champion is out, beaten 1-0 over two legs by Sweden and left to wonder what on earth has gone wrong....mehr

Quelle : Sports Illustrated

Italy miss out on World Cup spot for first time in over half a century

Despite peppering the Swedish goal with shots over the course of 90 minutes, Italy's formidable strike force could not break down their opponent's defense. Sweden head to the finals for the first time since Germany 2006. Italy won that edition of the ......mehr

Quelle : CNN

Arrivederci Italy: Azzurri lose World Cup playoff to Sweden

On a starry night in Milan, four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades. Sweden advanced for the first time since 2006. Despite three quarters of possession, Italy was stymied by a goalless draw in the ......mehr

Quelle : Fox News

'Italy, this is the apocalypse': Azzurri fail to make World Cup

Distraught Italian fans reacted with shock and disbelief while the Italian press called it an "apocalypse" for the team, who last failed to qualify for the 1958 World Cup and have played every other edition apart from the inaugural tournament in 1930 ......mehr

Quelle : The Local Italy

'This is the apocalypse': Italian press mourns nation's World Cup exit

Italy, this is the apocalypse,” was the headline in the country's leading sports paper La Gazzetta dello Sport on Tuesday morning, perhaps an understandable reaction for a nation whose passion for football is so great that the same publication ......mehr

Quelle : The Guardian

Sweden stand tall amid Italy onslaught to book place at Russia World Cup

Given one last chance to seize a place at the World Cup Italy pressed, they pushed, but they could not prevail, and as a result next summer's tournament will take place without them. It is their first such failure in six decades, the Azzurri joining ......mehr

Quelle : The Guardian

'A World Cup without Italy is like pizza without cheese'

What is the World Cup without Italy? For football fans it is unfathomable. So, when Italy failed to qualify for the tournament for the first time since 1958, the news did not go down very well. People took to social media to vent their frustration as ......mehr

Quelle : BBC News