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Italy women's national football team

Italy
Nickname(s) Azzurre (Blues) Italians
Association Federazione Italiana
Giuoco Calcio
Head coach Antonio Cabrini
Most caps Patrizia Panico
(188)[1]
Top scorer Elisabetta Vignotto (107)
FIFA ranking 13 Decrease1
Highest FIFA ranking 10 (July 2003)
Lowest FIFA ranking 14 (October 2007)
First international
 Italy 2–1 Czechoslovakia
(Viareggio, Italy, February 23, 1968)
Biggest win
 Italy 15–0 Macedonia 
(Vercelli, Italy, September 17, 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 6–0 Italy 
(Ringsted, Denmark, May 16, 1982)
World Cup
Appearances 8
Best result Champions, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986
UEFA Women's Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1969)
Best result Champions, 1968

The Italy women's national football team represents Italy in international women's football. The team is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio).

Contents

  • Achievements 1
  • Honours 2
    • Performances in the World Cup 2.1
    • World Cup 2.2
    • European Championships 2.3
  • Coaches 3
  • Current squad 4
  • Overall competition record 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Achievements

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Olympic Games 0 0 0 0
World Championship 0 0 0 0
European Championship 0 2 1 3
Universiade 0 0 0 0
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed
Total 0 2 1 3

Honours

Performances in the World Cup

  • 1970 : Finals (non-official competition)
  • 1971 : Semifinals (non-official competition)
  • 1981 : Champions (non-official competition)
  • 1982 : Champions (non-official competition)
  • 1984 : Champions (non-official competition)
  • 1985 : Finals (non-official competition)
  • 1986 : Champions (non-official competition)
  • 1988 : Finals (non-official competition)

World Cup

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
1991 Quarterfinals 4 2 1 1 8 5 +3
1995 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
1999 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 2/7 7 3 2 2 11 8 +3
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championships

  • 1969 : Champions (non-official competition)
  • 1979 : Finals (non-official competition)
  • 1984 : Semifinals
  • 1987 : 3rd round
  • 1989 : 4th round
  • 1991 : 4th round
  • 1993 : Finals
  • 1995 : Quarterfinals
  • 1997 : Finals
  • 2001 : Quarterfinals
  • 2005 : Quarterfinals
  • 2009 : Quarterfinals
  • 2013 : Quarterfinals

Coaches

  • 1968–1970 : Cavicchi
  • 1970–1971 : Giovanni Trabucco
  • 1971 : Cavicchi
  • 1972 : Amedeo Amadei
  • 1972 : Oliveri (interim, 1 match)
  • 1972–1978 : Amedeo Amadei
  • 1979–1980 : Galli
  • 1980–1981 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1981–1983 : Todeschini
  • 1983–1984 : Cuneo
  • 1984–1989 : Ettore Recagni
  • 1989–1993 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1993–1994 : Comunardo Nicolai
  • 1994–1997 : Sergio Guenza
  • 1998 : Sergio Vatta
  • 1999 : Carlo Facchin
  • 1999–2000 : Ettore Recagni
  • August 2000 – 2005 Carolina Morace
  • 2005–2012: Pietro Ghedin
  • May 2012– : Antonio Cabrini

Current squad

Squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2013.

Head coach: Antonio Cabrini
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sara Penzo (1989-12-16)December 16, 1989 (aged 23) ACF Brescia
2 2DF Sara Gama (1989-03-27)March 27, 1989 (aged 24) ACF Brescia
3 2DF Roberta D'Adda (1981-10-05)October 5, 1981 (aged 31) ACF Brescia
4 3MF Alessia Tuttino (1983-03-15)March 15, 1983 (aged 30) UPC Tavagnacco
5 2DF Federica Di Criscio (1993-05-12)May 12, 1993 (aged 20) Bardolino Verona
6 2DF Laura Neboli (1988-03-14)March 14, 1988 (aged 25) FCR 2001 Duisburg
7 3MF Giulia Domenichetti (1984-04-29)April 29, 1984 (aged 29) ASD Torres Calcio
8 4FW Melania Gabbiadini (1983-08-28)August 28, 1983 (aged 29) Bardolino Verona
9 4FW Patrizia Panico (c) (1975-02-08)February 8, 1975 (aged 38) 188 98 ASD Torres Calcio
10 4FW Cristiana Girelli (1990-04-23)April 23, 1990 (aged 23) Bardolino Verona
11 3MF Alice Parisi (1990-12-11)December 11, 1990 (aged 22) UPC Tavagnacco
12 1GK Chiara Marchitelli (1985-05-04)May 4, 1985 (aged 28) UPC Tavagnacco
13 3MF Elisa Camporese (1984-03-16)March 16, 1984 (aged 29) UPC Tavagnacco
14 4FW Sandy Iannella (1987-04-06)April 6, 1987 (aged 26) ASD Torres Calcio
15 4FW Ilaria Mauro (1988-05-22)May 22, 1988 (aged 25) UPC Tavagnacco
16 2DF Elisa Bartoli (1991-05-07)May 7, 1991 (aged 22) ASD Torres Calcio
17 3MF Martina Rosucci (1992-05-09)May 9, 1992 (aged 21) ACF Brescia
18 3MF Daniela Stracchi (1983-09-02)September 2, 1983 (aged 29) ASD Torres Calcio
19 4FW Paola Brumana (1982-11-26)November 26, 1982 (aged 30) UPC Tavagnacco
20 2DF Raffaella Manieri (1986-11-21)November 21, 1986 (aged 26) ASD Torres Calcio
21 2DF Giorgia Motta (1984-03-18)March 18, 1984 (aged 29) ASD Torres Calcio
22 1GK Katja Schroffenegger (1991-04-28)April 28, 1991 (aged 22) FF USV Jena
23 2DF Cecilia Salvai (1993-12-02)December 2, 1993 (aged 19) FC Rapid Lugano

Overall competition record

Competition Stage Result Opponent Position Scorers
1984 European Championship 0–1 3–0 France Vignotto 2, Ferraguzzi
3–0 2–0 Portugal Vignotto 5
2–0 2–0 Switzerland 1 / 4 Vignotto 3, Morace
1984 European Championship Semifinals 2–3 1–2 Sweden Morace 2, Vignotto
1987 European Championship qualification 3–2 1–0 Hungary Golin 2, Vignotto, Pierazzuoli
3–0 2–1 Switzerland
3–2 1–1 Spain 1 / 4
1987 European Championship Semifinals 0–2 Norway
3rd place 2–1 England Morace, Vignotto
1989 European Championship qualification Round 1 0–3 0–0 West Germany
5–1 0–0 Hungary
5–0 6–0 Switzerland 2 / 4
Round 2 2–0 2–1 France
1989 European Championship Semifinals 1–1 (3–4 PSO) West Germany
3rd place 1–2 (AET) Sweden
1991 European Championship qualification Round 1 4–1 4–0 Switzerland
3–1 0–0 Spain
0–1 1–1 Denmark 2 / 4
Round 2 1–1 0–0 Sweden
1991 European Championship Semifinals 0–3 West Germany Morace 3, Ferraguzzi, Marsiletti
3rd place 1–2 (AET) Denmark
1991 World Cup Round 1 5–0 Chinese Taipei
1–0 Nigeria Morace
0–2 Germany
Quarter-finals 2–3 Norway Guarino, Salmaso
1993 European Championship qualification Round 1 3–1 4–1 Poland
3–0 2–2 Czechoslovakia 1 / 3
Round 2 3–2 3–0 England
1993 European Championship Semifinals 1–1 (5–4 PSO) West Germany Morace
Final 0–1 Norway
1995 European Championship qualification Round 1 4–0 4–0 Scotland
2–0 1–1 France
3–1 1–2 Portugal
Round 2 1–3 2–4 Norway
1997 European Championship qualification Class A 7–0 0–0 Croatia
1–1 2–1 England
2–0 4–1 Portugal 1 / 4
1997 European Championship Round 1 1–1 West Germany Carta
2–2 Denmark Morace 2
2–0 Norway 1 / 4 Morace 2
Semifinals 2–1 Spain Fiorini, Morace
Final 0–2 Germany
1999 World Cup qualification Class A 3–1 2–0 Switzerland
0–0 3–2 France
1–0 2–1 Finland 1 / 4
1999 World Cup Round 1 1–1 West Germany Panico
0–2 Brazil
2–0 Mexico 3 / 4 Panico, Zanni
2001 European Championship qualification Class A 0–0 1–0 Iceland
1–0 0–0 Ukraine
4–4 0–3 Germany 2 / 4
Play-off 3–0 0–1 Portugal
2001 European Championship Round 1 2–1 Denmark Panico 2
1–1 Norway Guarino
0–2 France 3 / 4
2003 World Cup qualification Class A 1–2 0–0 Iceland
1–3 1–2 Russia
1–0 3–0 Spain 3 / 4
2005 European Championship qualification Class A 8–0 2–1 Serbia and Montenegro Guarino 2, Panico 2, Conti, Gabbiadini, Gazzoli, Placchi, Tuttino, Zorri
0–5 2–1 Sweden Gazzoli, Panico
1–1 1–1 Finland Panico 2
1–0 0–0 Switzerland 2 / 5 Panico
Play-off 2–1 3–0 Czech Republic Camporese, Panico, Pasqui, Tuttino, Zorri
2005 European Championship Round 1 1–3 France Di Filippo
0–4 Germany
3–5 Norway 4 / 4 Gabbiadini 2, Camporese
2007 World Cup qualification Class A 3–1 1–2 Ukraine Marsico 2, Panico, Zorri
0–1 1–2 Norway Panico
6–0 7–0 Serbia and Montenegro Marsico 4, Boni 2, Panico 2, Zorri 2, Di Filippo, Pini, Zorri
2–0 5–0 Greece 3 / 5 Panico 4, Di Filippo, Greco, Zorri
2009 European Championship qualifying 0–2 0–1 Sweden
2–1 4–1 Ireland Panico 2, Conti, Fuselli, Gabbiadini, Paliotti
3–1 3–0 Hungary Tona 3, Dadda, Panico, Tuttino
5–0 6–1 Romania 2 / 5 Gabbiadini 3, Paliotti 2, Panico 2, Boni, Conti, Fuselli, Zorri
Play-off 1–0 2–1 Czech Republic Panico 2, Zorri
2009 European Championship Round 1 2–1 England Panico, Tuttino
0–2 Sweden
2–0 Russia 2 / 4 Gabbiadini, Zorri
Quarter-finals 1–2 Germany Panico
2011 World Cup qualification
0
Round 1
0
8–0 6–0
0
Slovenia
0
Conti 4, Gabbiadini 3, Panico 2, Camporese, Carissimi, Domenichetti, Fuselli
+ 1 o.g.
2–0 3–1 Portugal Panico 3, Camporese, Tona
8–0 7–0 Armenia Conti 3, Panico 3, Gabbiadini 2, Gama 2, Tona 2, Camporese, Fuselli, Schiavi
1–1 3–1 Finland 1 / 5 Gabbiadini 2, Conti, Parisi
Round 2 0–0 2–3 France Domenichetti, Panico
UEFA play-off 1 3–0 0–0 Ukraine Conti, Panico, Pini
UEFA play-off 2 1–0 4–2 Switzerland Camporese 2, Panico, Tona, Tuttino
UEFA-CONCACAF play-off 0–1 0–1 United States
2013 European Championship qualification 1–0 4–0 Bosnia and Herzegovina Panico 2, Camporese, Conti, Parisi
9–0 9–0
0
Macedonia
0
Sabatino 4, Camporese 3, Panico 3, Conti 2, Manieri 2, Gabbiadini, Iannella,
Parisi, Tona
2–0 2–0 Russia Conti 2, Panico 2
2–0 0–0 Greece Domenichetti, Gabbiadini
5–0 1–0 Poland 1 / 5 Gabbiadini 3, Panico 2, Camporese
2013 European Championship Round 1 0–0 Finland
2–1 Denmark Gabbiadini, Ilaria Mauro
1–3 Sweden 2 / 4 Gabbiadini
Quarterfinals 0–1 Germany

References

  1. ^ "A TORINO ITALIA-MACEDONIA: CON UN SUCCESSO SI VA ALL’EUROPEO" (in Italian). figc.it. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 

External links

  • Official website
  • FIFA profile
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