Italy national under-21 football B team

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Italy national under-21 football B team
AssociationLega B
(part of Italian Football Federation)
Head coachMassimo Piscedda
First colours
Second colours

Italy national under-21 football B team is the Italy national football team that represents Serie B at competitions and is controlled by the Lega B. Due to sponsorship reasons, the team was credited as Under-21 Serie B TIM until 2010.

They are the B team and feeder team of Italy national under-21 football team, which occasionally plays against other national under-21 teams. Unlike the main team,[clarification needed] the U21 Serie B selects players from Serie B only and was controlled by Lega Calcio (later Lega B) instead of Italian Football Federation (FIGC).

The team also plays against football clubs, Under-20 Lega Pro (selected players from Lega Pro), Serie B Foreigners Best XI, The Football League under-21 team (in 2006) and internal friendlies, which the team split into blue and white team and against each other.

Recent fixture[edit]

Only matches played against national teams were listed.


The team had same age limit as the Italy U21 team. For 2014–2015 season, players born on or after 1 January 1992 are eligible to play. A feeder team of U21 team, some players were called up to U21 Serie B team before making their débuts for Italy U21.

The teams consist of players loaned to Serie B from Serie A clubs, youth products of Serie B and young talents signed by Serie B clubs from Lega Pro. Some players are scouted by Serie A clubs after good performances in Serie B.

Notable players[edit]

Players who won full caps or received a call-up for Italy senior team

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