AS Roma

  • Italian World Cup referee in penalty confusion 30-03-2014 11:14 PM

    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...
  • Roma sink Torino with Florenzi's added time winner 26-03-2014 09:36 AM

    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...
  • Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino 23-03-2014 09:57 AM

    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...
  • Juventus coach wary of Roma 24-02-2014 12:43 PM

    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...
  • Gervinho double helps Roma down Napoli in thriller 06-02-2014 07:24 AM

    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 22-01-2014 07:16 AM

    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...
  • Fan ban lifted for Milan derby 21-12-2013 06:22 PM

    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...
  • Milan derby to take centre stage in Serie A ahead of winter break 20-12-2013 09:07 AM

    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...
  • Totti's return makes us even stronger, says Roma coach 17-12-2013 06:56 PM

    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....
  • Inspirational Gervinho helps Roma end draw sequence 08-12-2013 11:21 PM

    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...
  • Late goal earns 1-1 draw for Roma; Balotelli fires AC Milan to 3-1 win 01-12-2013 10:08 PM

    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...
  • Juventus stay top after wasteful Roma thwarted by Cagliari 26-11-2013 08:44 AM

    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...
  • Roma set record with 10th straight Serie A win 01-11-2013 08:37 AM

    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...
  • AS Roma head to Udinese in search of record win 25-10-2013 01:14 PM

    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...
  • Benitez optimistic about Napoli's chances against Roma 18-10-2013 01:01 PM

    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...
  • Top spot up for grab in Serie A as Roma host Napoli 18-10-2013 09:10 AM

    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 23-09-2013 08:36 AM

    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...
  • Gervinho completes Roma move from Arsenal 08-08-2013 11:34 PM

    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 01-08-2013 01:28 PM

    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...
  • Roma sign goalkeeper De Sanctis from Napoli 25-07-2013 10:40 PM

    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...
  • Maicon joins AS Roma after one season at Man City 18-07-2013 02:42 PM

    London: Former Brazil international right-back Maicon has left Manchester City for a permanent move to Serie A side AS Roma, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday. Maicon, 31, who played 66 times for Brazil between 2003 and 2011, joined City from Inter Milan for 3.0 million pounds a year...
  • AS Roma sign Maicon from Manchester City 16-07-2013 11:22 PM

    Boosting their defensive line-up, Seria A club AS Roma on Tuesday announced the signing of Manchester City full-back Douglas Maicon via their twitter page. Maicon returns to the Italian fold after a one-year gap following his exit from Inter Milan to join City last summer. Sky Italia reported on Tuesday...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday 11-07-2013 10:33 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Everton set for new Man Utd bid for Baines Left-back Leighton Baines is with Everton's squad for their Austrian training camp but club is gearing up...
  • Arsenal target Croatian wonderkid Tin Jedvaj 22-06-2013 11:59 AM

    Arsenal are targeting a 17-year-old prodigy from Croatia, Tin Jedvaj, with a 6million bid as per a report published in The Sun . Jedvaj, who plays for Dinamo Zagreb as a defender, is touted to be the next big thing from Croatis since Real Madrid's Luka Modric. It is learned...
  • Rudi Garcia appointed new AS Roma coach 13-06-2013 01:42 PM

    Rome: Roma football club announced they have officially appointed ex-Lille manager Rudi Garcia as their new coach. "We are very excited and confident that Rudi Garcia is the right coach for AS Roma. He is a proven winner with a great football mind who, we believe, fits in perfectly with...
  • Roma hires Frenchman Rudi Garcia as coach 12-06-2013 10:34 PM

    Rome: Frenchman Rudi Garcia has been hired to coach Roma, becoming the capital club's fourth different manager in two years since coming under American ownership. Roma made the announcement on Wednesday, saying that Garcia has agreed to a two-year-deal which will be deposited with Serie A over the next few...
  • Roma racism fine not enough, says Sepp Blatter 14-05-2013 06:51 PM

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticised the 50,000 euro ($64,850) fine handed to AS Roma for racist behaviour by their fans, describing the sanction as too weak and unacceptable. Blatter said he would call the Italian football federation, who he said had not been thorough enough in investigating Sunday's incident...
  • Italian football culture backward says Milan coach 13-05-2013 01:12 PM

    AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri condemned Italian soccer culture as backward on Sunday after his team's match at home against AS Roma was interrupted by racist chanting from fans. Allegri also criticised the interruption, during which warnings were broadcast to the fans over the public address system, as an unsuccessful...
  • AC Milan deny reports of Allegri deal with Roma 04-05-2013 04:58 PM

    Rome: AC Milan have denied local media reports that manager Massimiliano Allegri will be moving to AS Roma at the end of the season. "AC Milan categorically denies what was published today in the pages of the Corriere della Sera regarding its manager Massimiliano Allegri," the club said on their...
  • Fiorentina-Roma game to be rescheduled due to risk 25-04-2013 02:32 PM

    Rome: Serie A administrators insist that the Fiorentina's home match against AS Roma May 4 should be rescheduled to avoid risks. The game at Stadio Artemio Franchi was originally meant to be played Saturday May 4 at 19:45 GMT, reports Xinhua. But Lega Calcio officials Wednesday released a statement insisting...