Inter thrash Samp, Higuain hits three in goal glut

Inter Milan ended a poor run by routing Sampdoria 4-0 away in a stormy game on Sunday after the hosts had forward Eder sent off and missed a penalty in the first 20 minutes.

Destro joins race for place in Italy World Cup squad

Italy went into Euro 2012 with a shortage of in-form strikers but that is unlikely to be the case at the World Cup with several finding the net at the right time.

Genoa`s Gilardino suffers hand fracture

Genoa striker Alberto Gilardino was diagnosed with a fractured bone in his right hand.

Prandelli satisfied with San Marino win

The Azzurri coach wants his side`s tempo to improve ahead of a World Cup qualifier and the Confederations Cup and praised the attitude of substitute Mario Balotelli.

Alberto Gilardino’s sole goal enough to hand Bologna 1-0 win over Inter Milan

Alberto Gilardino struck for Bologna in the second half against Inter at San Siro to hand his team a well-earned 1-0 victory on Sunday.

Late Gilardino goal sends Italy to World Cup

World champions Italy booked a place in next year`s finals after substitute Alberto Gilardino grabbed a late equaliser on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw with Ireland who reached the playoffs as Group Eight runners-up.

Late Gilardino goal sends Italy to World Cup

World champions Italy booked a place in next year`s finals after substitute Alberto Gilardino grabbed a late equaliser on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw with Ireland who reached the playoffs as Group Eight runners-up.

Gilardino banned for two Champions League games

Fiorentina striker Alberto Gilardino has been banned by UEFA for two Champions League matches for his sending-off against Olympique Lyon, his club said in a statement on Wednesday.

Gilardino banned for two Champions League games

Fiorentina striker Alberto Gilardino has been banned by UEFA for two Champions League matches for his sending-off against Olympique Lyon, his club said in a statement on Wednesday.