AS Roma

  • Erik Lamela finally ready to deliver for Tottenham 6 days ago

    Tottenham Hotspur have been relatively quiet in the transfer market this summer but record signing Erik Lamela looks as though he could inspire a top-four challenge - a year late. The Argentine was signed for 30 million pounds before last season but was virtually invisible as he struggled to adapt to...
  • Manchester United beat Real Madrid, Manchester City lose to Olympiakos August 3, 2014

    Two first-half goals by Ashley Young proved enough to help United beat the European champions 3-1 on Saturday in a friendly. United's win means they advance to Monday's final in Miami, where they will meet traditional English rivals Liverpool. The appeal of two of the world's most iconic sports teams attracted...
  • Nemanja Vidic, Yuto Nagatomo score as Inter Milan beat AS Roma 2-0 August 3, 2014

    Philadelphia: Nemanja Vidic and Yuto Nagatomo scored as Inter Milan beat AS Roma 2-0 on Saturday. Inter broke a scoreless tie just moments before half-time. On a free kick from the left outside of the box, Dodo's left-footed service found Vidic at the center of the penalty box and his deflected...
  • Rooney scores two in Manchester United friendly win over Roma July 27, 2014

    Denver: Wayne Rooney scored twice and Juan Mata added another goal to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 friendly victory over AS Roma on Saturday. The triumph continued the winning start to new manager Louis van Gaal's tenure, which opened with a 7-0 trouncing of the Los Angeles Galaxy in the...
  • Iturbe joins Roma in $30 million deal from Verona July 17, 2014

    Rome: Promising Argentine forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is joining Italian runner-up Roma in a €22 million ($30 million) transfer from Hellas Verona. Roma says the 21-year-old Iturbe signed a five-year deal and the transfer price could reach €24.5 million ($33.2 million) with bonuses related to the Giallorossi's success rate. Iturbe impressed with...
  • Veteran defender Ashley Cole joins Roma July 7, 2014

    Rome: Roma says veteran English defender Ashley Cole has joined the Italian capital club. The 33-year-old left back was a free agent after his Chelsea contract expired, having been restricted to 17 Premier League appearances last season. Roma said Monday on its website that Cole's two-year contract has the option to extend...
  • Juventus beat Roma 1-0 to set new Serie A record May 11, 2014

    Milan: Newly crowned champion Juventus beat Roma 1-0 Sunday with a last-minute goal and set a new points record for Serie A. Pablo Osvaldo's stoppage-time winner ensured Juventus moved to 99 points, beating Inter Milan's record. Antonio Conte's team can become the first Serie A club to reach the 100-point mark when...
  • Chaos reigns before Juventus celebrate league win at Roma May 8, 2014

    Juventus's clash with AS Roma was set to be Sunday night's Serie A showcase but neither club knows what time the match will start as the fallout from Saturday's Italian Cup final chaos continues. Antonio Conte's Juventus travel to the Italian capital flush with the success from their third straight league...
  • Serie A: Juventus seal third straight title after Roma loss May 5, 2014

    Rome: With second-place Roma losing 4-1 at Catania, Juventus' eight-point lead became insurmountable because Roma only has two matches remaining. Juventus, who have three games to play, can celebrate when they host Atalanta on Monday although the Turin squad's players and coach Antonio Conte were already seen celebrating at their...
  • Juventus poised to claim third straight Serie A title May 2, 2014

    Rome: Juventus are ready to finally celebrate a third successive Serie A crown that has been practically in the bag for months when they host Atalanta on Monday (1900). Despite spirited opposition from AS Roma, Juve will be crowned champions for the 30th time if they beat Stefano Colantuono's Europa League-chasing...
  • Italian World Cup referee in penalty confusion March 30, 2014

    Italian World Cup referee Nicola Rizzoli was involved in an extraordinary incident when he awarded a penalty and then changed his mind after five minutes of angry protests during second-placed AS Roma's 2-0 win at Sassuolo on Sunday. Rizzoli asked Sassuolo forward Nicola Sansone, the player who suffered the alleged foul,...
  • Roma sink Torino with Florenzi's added time winner March 26, 2014

    A stoppage-time goal from substitute Alessandro Florenzi gave AS Roma a 2-1 win over Torino in Serie A on Tuesday after Ciro Immobile had scored with a stunning effort for the visitors. Ivory Coast winger Gervinho set up both goals for second-placed Roma as they took another step towards making sure...
  • Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino March 23, 2014

    First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday. Ivorian attacker Gervinho slid home the opener in the 17th minute after a defensive mix-up. Destro doubled the lead with his eighth league...
  • Juventus coach wary of Roma February 24, 2014

    Rome: Juventus head coach Antonio Conte has admitted he was wary of AS Roma, whose good form has put pressure on the Turin side in the race for the Italian Serie A title. Roma, who are nine points adrift of Juventus with one game in hand, are a team more dangerous...
  • Gervinho double helps Roma down Napoli in thriller February 6, 2014

    Two goals from in-form Gervinho, including the winner two minutes from time, gave AS Roma a thrilling 3-2 victory in their Italian Cup semi-final first leg against Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. Gervinho's goals helped Roma to their sixth straight win and handed Rudi Garcia's side a slender...
  • AS Roma beat Juventus 1-0 in Italian Cup quarters January 22, 2014

    Rome: Gervinho scored a late winner as AS Roma beat league leaders Juventus 1-0 in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Ivory Coast forward acrobatically finished Kevin Strootman's cross after a well-worked move with substitute Miralem Pjanic to line up a two-legged semi-final with either Napoli or Lazio. It was a...
  • Fan ban lifted for Milan derby December 21, 2013

    Inter Milan will have their hardcore "ultra" supporters present for Sunday's Milan derby after the Italian Football Federation's (FIGC) Court of Justice suspended a partial stadium closure while it carries out further investigations. AS Roma will also have their most vocal fans present when they host Catania on Sunday after a...
  • Milan derby to take centre stage in Serie A ahead of winter break December 20, 2013

    Milan: Heading into the winter break, Inter Milan will host AC Milan in the Italian league. Also, league leader Juventus will visit Atalanta, while second-place Roma - the only unbeaten side in Serie A - host Catania. Here are five things to know ahead of this weekend's matches: DERBY DELLA MADONNINA The 222nd...
  • Totti's return makes us even stronger, says Roma coach December 17, 2013

    Rome: The return of captain Francesco Totti after a long injury layoff has put a spring back in the step of AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia. The experienced playmaker, who has been out for eight weeks with a thigh injury, returned for Monday's 2-2 Serie A draw at AC Milan. Totti...
  • Inspirational Gervinho helps Roma end draw sequence December 8, 2013

    Serie A title challengers AS Roma ended a run of four successive draws with an enthralling 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Sunday, helped by an inspirational display from Gervinho who set up both their goals. The Ivorian has enjoyed a new lease of life since his move from Arsenal in the...
  • Late goal earns 1-1 draw for Roma; Balotelli fires AC Milan to 3-1 win December 1, 2013

    Milan: Kevin Strootman levelled in the final minute to rescue Roma's unbeaten record as the capital side snatched a 1-1 draw at Atalanta in the Italian league on Sunday. There was better news for AC Milan as a Mario Balotelli free kick helped them beat Catania 3-1 for their first win...
  • Juventus stay top after wasteful Roma thwarted by Cagliari November 26, 2013

    Rome: Wasteful AS Roma continued to lose momentum in Serie A on Monday as they were held to a third successive draw, 0-0 at home by lowly Cagliari, to remain second in the table behind Juventus. Unbeaten Roma, who won their first 10 matches before drawing 1-1 against Torino and Sassuolo,...
  • Roma set record with 10th straight Serie A win November 1, 2013

    AS Roma became the first team to win their opening 10 Serie A games of the season when they overcame bottom side Chievo 1-0 thanks to Marco Boriello's late header on Thursday. The defiant visitors defended resolutely and physically for more than an hour and looked capable of denying Roma the...
  • AS Roma head to Udinese in search of record win October 25, 2013

    Milan: Roma head to Udinese in search of a record-breaking ninth victory, while Juventus hope to kick-start their season against Genoa. Napoli host Torino on Sunday, looking to bounce back after their first defeat of the season. Here's what to look forward to this weekend in Italy: RECORD-SETTING ROMA? Roma are looking...
  • Benitez optimistic about Napoli's chances against Roma October 18, 2013

    Rome: Napoli head coach Rafael Benitez said he was optimistic about his side's chances against AS Roma despite their inconsistent form in the Italian Serie A. Napoli will play AS Roma Friday, and Benitez said his team are not at their best, reports Xinhua. "I've always said that we are working...
  • Top spot up for grab in Serie A as Roma host Napoli October 18, 2013

    Rome: It's one vs two in Serie A on Friday when Roma attempt to extend their seven-match winning streak against a Napoli squad that's only blemish is one draw. The match at the Stadio Olimpico was moved up a day to avoid clashing with a planned protest against a high-speed...
  • Serie A: Napoli and Roma remain perfect with key wins September 23, 2013

    Rome: Napoli and Roma remained perfect atop Serie A with key wins, Inter Milan thrashed Sassuolo 7-0, and two-time defending champion Juventus struggled at times before edging Hellas Verona 2-1 in a busy Sunday of the Italian league. Napoli came away from the San Siro with a 2-1 victory over AC...
  • Gervinho completes Roma move from Arsenal August 8, 2013

    London: Arsenal have announced forward Gervinho has completed his move to AS Roma for an undisclosed fee. Gervinho had a medical at the Serie A club over the weekend and on Thursday Arsenal confirmed they had sold the Ivory Coast international. The 26-year-old forward spent two seasons at Arsenal after...
  • AS Roma rout best of MLS in All-Star game August 1, 2013

    Kansas City: A raucous crowd packed into one of Major League Soccer's glitzy new stadiums to watch a team comprised of its best players on a picturesque late-summer night. All that was missing was the outcome fans desired. Italian powerhouse AS Roma, led by longtime star Francesco Totti, scored 4 minutes into...
  • Roma sign goalkeeper De Sanctis from Napoli July 25, 2013

    Rome: Roma have completed the signing of former Italy goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis from Napoli. De Sanctis has penned a two-year deal at Roma, with the capital club paying a transfer fee of 500,000 euros ($662,000). De Sanctis spent four seasons at Napoli, helping them to the Italian Cup in 2012 as...