Euro 2012: 3 Questions for Italy After (another) Match-Fixing Allegation

« Prev
1 of 5
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Euro 2012: 3 Questions for Italy After (another) Match-Fixing Allegation
Claudio Villa/Getty Images
Italy manager Cesare Prandelli

Calciopoli lives again.

Yet another round of match-fixing allegations have surfaced. This time hitting just as Italy get ready to put the finishing touches on their Euro 2012 preparations.

While some players were under investigation in 2006, the current squad has been actively affected after it was revealed that Domenico Criscito will not be named in the 23-man squad for the Euros.

This is nothing new to the Italians, who were in the midst of preparing for the World Cup in 2006 when the last batch of wiretaps and bribes were shuttled out to the public.

But after a dismal showing at the World Cup in 2010, it stands to reason that this is an unwelcome addition to the squad. It also adds intrigue to a group featuring Spain, Croatia and the Republic of Ireland.

How the Italians answer the next three questions may determine how quickly or how long their stay in Poland and the Ukraine might be. 

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Italy (National Football) from B/R on Facebook

Follow Italy (National Football) from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

Italy (National Football)

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.