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Stories with person: Marcello Lippi
  • 5 South Korea players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:08 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - With plenty of European-based talent, South Korea has players with top-level experience and the quality to makes things happen on the field.

  • Italy switches focus to attacking under Prandelli 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:28 am
  • ROME - There was the Mario Balotelli-inspired 2-1 win over Germany in the 2012 European Championship semifinals. And long stretches of dominance over Spain in last year's Confederations Cup semifinals - even though Spain eventually won in a penalty shootout.

  • Prandelli puts emphasis on moral values 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:28 am
  • ROME - Cesare Prandelli's recent contract extension as Italy coach is a testament to his team philosophy, moral values and winning tactics.

  • 5 Italy players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:27 am
  • ROME - When Italy won the 2006 World Cup, then-coach Marcello Lippi pointed to the group collective as his squad's strongpoint - and the fact that each forward scored at least one goal over the seven matches attested to that theory.