Vittorio Pozzo is Italy's most successful International manager but he failed to defeat one team in his trophy laded career - England.
Second only to Brazil all over the world, Italy is the most successful European nation as far as World Cup glory is concerned. TheHardTackle's Footblog contest winner Vikram Krishnaveti takes a retrospective view back in time and explains Italy's highs and lows over the period of a century.
The woeful form of Melo and Sissoko has often been one of the weakness of Juventus, in the past few seasons. This is not what the Old Lady's supporters have been used to as the position of defensive midfielder was one position that was always treasured in Turin.