Football: Italy squad return home

(AGI) Rome, June 26 - The Italy team is on their way home afterfailing to qualify for the knockout stage of the World Cup.They are expected to land at Milan Malpensa airport at 11.15a.m., from where they fly to Rome and land at 1.45 p.m.. Theteam's failure has shaken the Italian sports world, withmanager Cesare Prandelli and the head of the Italian FootballFederation Giancarlo Abete handing in their resignations. Fourcandidates are in the running to replace Prandelli: RobertoMancini, Massimiliano Allegri, Luciano Spalletti and FrancescoGuidolin. Spalletti, who managed Roma before moving to

(AGI) Rome, June 26 - The Italy team is on their way home afterfailing to qualify for the knockout stage of the World Cup.They are expected to land at Milan Malpensa airport at 11.15a.m., from where they fly to Rome and land at 1.45 p.m.. Theteam's failure has shaken the Italian sports world, withmanager Cesare Prandelli and the head of the Italian FootballFederation Giancarlo Abete handing in their resignations. Fourcandidates are in the running to replace Prandelli: RobertoMancini, Massimiliano Allegri, Luciano Spalletti and FrancescoGuidolin. Spalletti, who managed Roma before moving to Zenit,is considered the favourite. . .