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Francesco Totti opens up in an interview with France Football, discussing his past almost-deals with Sampdoria and Real Madrid, why he hopes Roma does not retire his #10, and how well he is treated by Roma fans. Gazzetta dello Sport (English-edition) has the highlights. Also in today’s Gazzetta, Giorgio Chiellini opens up on a number of topics, including racism in calcio. The money quote: “Like our coach said, in certain away matches for Juventus it seems like going into a […]

Posted by Robert Hay On May - 29 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Milan and Roma shared the spoils with a scoreless draw in a match marred by controversy on Sunday evening at the San Siro. Sunday night’s encounter will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Ninety minutes that on occasions threatened to produce a good game of football was instead overshadowed by two red cards and racial abuse aimed at Mario Balotelli by unruly Roma supporters. After Fiorentina’s victory over Palermo earlier in the day, Milan required a victory to secure […]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On May - 14 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Chievo stunned Roma Tuesday evening with a brilliant defensive performance. The only goal of the game came bang on ninety minutes from a volley by Cyril Thereau. The Roma attack was nullified by the Chievo defence and was not allowed to play their free flowing football. Both teams started with the three man backline, Chievo were playing with a 5-3-2 formation and Roma started with the formation they finished with on Saturday night with a 3-4-1-2 formation. Roma had the […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 9 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

A late Pablo Osvaldo goal finally settled a back-and-forth match and gave Roma a critical three points in the race for Serie A’s final Champions League spot. Fiorentina remains one point behind Milan going into Sunday but i Lupi are themselves four points out of a Champions League place, depending on Sunday’s results. The home team felt aggrieved after the match as an uncalled penalty and numerous prime opportunities to break the scoreless draw in regulation were wasted. The game’s […]

Posted by Robert Hay On May - 6 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Roma and Lazio played out a 1-1 draw in the Derby della Capitale with goals from Hernanes and Francesco Totti ensuring the city rivals had to settle for a share of the spoils. In an eventful game Lazio also had Guiseppe Biava sent off while there were two penalties, one for each side with Totti scoring for Roma and Hernanes missing for Lazio. The big news for Lazio was that striker Miroslav Klose would be starting for the first time […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Apr - 10 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

This weekend the two Sicilian sides face off against the two Rome clubs as Lazio host high flying Catania and Roma travel to struggling Palermo. The rivalry between the two Rome clubs is as fierce as ever and with both teams level on the same amount of points the gap between the sides is also as close as ever. This seemed unlikely not too long ago; however Roma’s resurgence in recent weeks after Zdenek Zeman’s sacking has coincided with a […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Mar - 28 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Serie A Weekly welcomes writer Anthony Wright to our pages, a true Maggica Sunday evening’s win against Genoa was described as the game of Roma?s past, present and future as Simone Perrotta, Francesco Totti and Alessio Romagnoli gave the Giallorossi their third successive win. Perrotta wrapped up the game with a close-range finish into the roof of the net on his 10th appearance of the season (all off the bench), Romagnoli scored his first senior goal on his first Serie […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Mar - 6 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

It was all Roma at the San Siro, as Francesco Totti set up two goals for the visiting side in their 3-1 win over Inter. Zdenek Zeman’s men earned their first win of the season after walking away the victors on Sunday. Both sides came into the match with new faces, including Mattia Destro’s first start for the Giallorossi. Early on Roma took control, dominating possession and this paid off within the 15 minute mark with Roma going up 1-0. […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Sep - 6 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Juventus have been crowned as Serie A Champions after a 2-0 away win at Cagliari after Inter 4-2 win over AC Milan which included a wonderful goal by Maicon. Parma has now won six in a row and they are now level on points with Roma. Lecce and Genoa will have to fight on the last day of the season for survival in Serie A. Here are the top five goals from week 37 in Serie A. 5. Francesco Totti […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On May - 7 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Two weeks ago I professed that Roma’s chances at third place were over and that it was Lazio’s to lose with Napoli the best odds at finishing third. I was wrong. Following the last two weeks of results, the race is still open with Lazio still in the driving seat, but not comfortably. With 5 games left, the third spot in the Champions League is still up for grabs. The current table has Lazio in third with 55 points. 3 […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Apr - 25 - 2012 5 Comments READ FULL POST

There was some idiotic scenes in the Genoa, as the home side -losing to Siena at the time -were demanded to take of their jerseys by their own ultras. The reasoning; according to this small minority of fans the players were not fit enough to wear the club’s colours. Marco Rossi, Genoa’s captain, ceded to their demands and went about collecting jerseys from his team-mates.  This left Genoa Giandomenico Mesto in tears on the pitch. To their credit, at least […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Apr - 23 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Roma head into the Derby Della Capitale in a state of flux. Last week’s limp 4-1 defeat to Atalanta has seen coach Luis Enrique’s authority over the club once more coming into question. His position has not been aided by a poor away form and constant off-field concerns surrounding his vice-captain, Daniele De Rossi. Despite the issues there is optimism for the future and belief that Enrique is still the right man to lead Roma. Roma’s home form has been […]

Posted by Ryan Ross On Mar - 1 - 2012 1 Comment READ FULL POST

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