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  • Europa League: Fiorentina down sorry Roma, Napoli advance 1 week ago

    Fiorentina tore apart Italian rivals AS Roma to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win that left their opponents' season in tatters and under-fire coach Rudi Garcia tottering on the brink of the sack. Roma were 3-0 behind before the match had settled into any rhythm with Gonzalo Rodriguez,...
  • Serie A: Late Fiorentina goals sink AC Milan, Roma lose at home March 17, 2015

    Fiorentina piled on the misery for AC Milan by scoring twice in the last 10 minutes as they came from behind to win 2-1 and put more pressure on Filippo Inzaghi's team on Monday. Second-placed AS Roma's dismal form continued with a 2-0 loss at home to Sampdoria, keeping them 14...
  • Serie A: Lazio and Napoli looking to close in on second-placed Roma March 14, 2015

    Milan: It was not so long ago that Roma was aiming to catch Juventus at the top of the Serie A table. Now Rudi Garcia's men are looking over their shoulders as Lazio and Napoli threaten to take over second spot. Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to Roma...
  • Serie A: Roma draw 0-0 at Chievo, Mattiello breaks his leg March 8, 2015

    Milan: Roma were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday at Chievo Verona as the capital side's title hopes took another blow in a Serie A match which was marked by horrific injury to youngster Federico Mattiello. The 19-year-old Mattiello, who is on loan at Chievo from Juventus, was stretchered off...
  • Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let Roma off the hook March 3, 2015

    Rome: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday. Juventus were poised to open up a 12-point lead over their opponents at the top of Serie A...
  • Ten-man Roma salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus in Serie A March 3, 2015

    Rome: Ten-man Roma scored a late equalizer to salvage a 1-1 draw with Juventus on Monday and keep alive their faint Serie A title hopes. Former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita headed in following a free kick in the 78th minute at the Stadio Olimpico after Carlos Tevez had given Juventus the...
  • Duvan Zapata leads Napoli closer to Roma in Serie A February 24, 2015

    Milan: Duvan Zapata scored a goal of sheer brute force and determination to set Napoli on the way to a 2-0 win over Sassuolo which moved them another step closer to second-placed AS Roma in Serie A on Monday. Mauro Icardi scored his 14th league goal of the season to give...
  • Serie A: Roma's title hopes fade after 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona February 22, 2015

    Milan: Roma's slim title hopes faded even further on Sunday as they drew 1-1 at Hellas Verona in Serie A to leave them nine points behind league leader Juventus. Francesco Totti fired Roma in front in the 26th minute but Verona leveled when Seydou Keita deflected Bosko Jankovic's header into his...
  • Serie A: Roma looking to get back to winning ways at Verona February 21, 2015

    Milan: At the start of the year, Roma appeared certain to push Juventus all the way in the Serie A title chase. A lot has changed in less than two months. Roma were hit by a serious injury crisis, while others were away at the African Cup of Nations, and...
  • Roma Navani to replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in 'Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi' February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Roma Navani will replace Manisha Kanojia as Chaitali Parekh in the soap opera "Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". Chaitali is the aunt of Ishani, played by Radhika Madan, in the show. Roma, currently seen in "Kum Kum Bhagya", says acting as Chaitali will be a challenging task for her. "It's always...
  • Europa League: Feyenoord fans arrested over violence before Roma match February 20, 2015

    Rome: Twenty-three Feyenoord fans were arrested in Rome and 19 charged after violence broke out before the Dutch side's Europa League clash with AS Roma on Thursday, prompting an outcry over damage to the city. Drunk fans damaged buildings and threw bottles at riot police on Wednesday night before hundreds clashed...
  • Roma draws 5th straight at home, 0-0 with last-place Parma February 15, 2015

    ROME: Second-place Roma were held 0-0 by last-place Parma on Sunday for a humiliating fifth consecutive draw at home in Serie A. Parma were recently sold for the second time this season and entered in complete disarray on a five-match losing streak as players await unpaid wages. Still, Roma struggled to impose...
  • Napoli lose 3-1 at Palermo, fail to close gap on Roma February 15, 2015

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to second-place Roma as they lost 3-1 at Palermo in Serie A on Saturday, ending a run of six successive victories. Rafa Benitez's team was hoping to cut Roma's advantage to one point, provisionally at least. Instead, they will be looking nervously...
  • Serie A: AS Rome welcome back duo for Parma match, Juve visit Cesena February 14, 2015

    Milan: Roma welcome back Ivory Coast strikers Gervinho and Seydou Doumbia as they look to start clawing back some of the lost ground to Serie A leader Juventus. Gervinho has been absent for all of January, along with new signing Doumbia, as the pair helped Ivory Coast win the African...
  • Roma get back to winning ways with 2-1 victory at Cagliari in Serie A February 8, 2015

    Milan: Roma got back to winning ways as the capital side beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 2-1 to cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to seven points on Sunday. Adem Ljajic and Leandro Paredes scored to help end a run of four consecutive league draws for Roma, who had also been...
  • Torn hamstring sidelines Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos February 6, 2015

    Madrid: Real Madrid says there key defender Sergio Ramos has torn his left hamstring and looks set to be sidelined for up to six weeks. Ramos limped off the field on Wednesday in the eighth minute of the hard-fought Spanish league clash against Sevilla that Madrid edged 2-1. The 28-year-old Ramos attended...
  • AS Roma held by Empoli, Genoa fans in referee protest February 1, 2015

    Rome: Second placed AS Roma were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Empoli after both Serie A sides were reduced to 10 men before halftime on Saturday. Roma's fourth straight draw dealt a blow to their title hopes and left them on 43 points, six adrift of leaders Juventus who...
  • Mattia Destro gets rousing reception on joining Milan from Roma January 30, 2015

    London: Striker Mattia Destro joined struggling giants AC Milan from AS Roma on Thursday and was greeted by dozens of fans who created chaotic scenes at Milan central station. "It's been a wonderful welcome," the 23-year-old told Milan's website after he was met by chief executive Adriano Galliani and they were...
  • Serie A turning into a repeat of last season January 24, 2015

    Milan: Juventus are steaming clear of the rest of the field, AS Roma are struggling to keep up, the two Milan clubs lurch from one crisis to another and Napoli are exasperatingly inconsistent. The current Serie A season, which enters the second half at the weekend, is turning into a carbon...
  • AS Roma scrape past Empoli with controversial penalty January 21, 2015

    Milan: AS Roma needed a hugely controversial penalty, converted by Daniele De Rossi six minutes from the end of the extra time, to see off modest Empoli 2-1 in the Italian Cup last 16 on Tuesday. The penalty was awarded when Empoli's Piotr Zielinski slid in to make a clearance and...
  • AS Roma, Inter Milan held to draws in Serie A January 18, 2015

    Milan: Roma were held to 1-1 at Palermo on Saturday in another slip-up in their quest for the Serie A title. Rudi Garcia's team fell three points behind Juventus after last week's derby draw against Lazio, and the defending champions can pull further ahead on Sunday when they host Hellas Verona...
  • Roma fight back in derby to draw 2-2 against Lazio in Serie A January 11, 2015

    Milan: Roma fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Lazio in the capital derby on Sunday and move provisionally level on points with Serie A leader Juventus. Francesco Totti scored both Roma's goals in the second period after a dismal first-half performance from Rudi Garcia's team. Roma's talismanic...
  • Serie A: Roma look to leapfrog Juventus as they face Lazio January 10, 2015

    Milan: After months of listening to AS Roma bickering about the refereeing in the controversial match against them in September, Juventus have turned the tables following Tuesday's so-called phantom goal for their rivals. Second-placed Roma closed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to one point when they won 1-0 at...
  • Controversial goal gives Roma 1-0 win at Udinese in Serie A January 6, 2015

    Rome: A controversial goal helped Roma to a 1-0 win at Udinese in Serie A on Tuesday, highlighting the need for goal-line technology. A header from Davide Astori in the 17th minute hit the underside of the crossbar and bounced down near the goal line. The goal-line official ruled that the ball...
  • Juventus' lead over Roma in Serie A cut to one point December 15, 2014

    Rome: Patrice Evra scored his first goal in Serie A but Juventus were held 1-1 at home by Champions League hopeful Sampdoria on Sunday, and had their lead cut to one point. Radja Nainggolan scored as second-place Roma won 1-0 at 10-man Genoa to bounce back from their Champions League elimination...
  • Manuel Pellegrini hails Roman warriors not big-name absentees December 11, 2014

    Pellegrini celebrated Manchester City's remarkable brinkmanship in securing a Champions League knock-out spot on Wednesday by hailing the champions' Roman warriors rather than the absent leading players. The unruffled Chilean, who must have feared a quick exit before his side made a remarkable comeback against Bayern Munich last month, almost made...
  • Champions League: Manchester City complete great escape in Rome December 11, 2014

    London: Manchester City concluded one of the great Champions League Houdini acts on Wednesday as they qualified for the knockout stages with goals from Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta sinking Roma 2-0 to eliminate the Italians at the Stadio Olimpico. The Frenchman's 60th-minute thunderbolt, before he laid on a second for...
  • Champions League: Calculators out for Roma-Man City decider December 9, 2014

    The calculators will be out in force as AS Roma and Manchester City clash for a place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday with outsiders CSKA Moscow lurking in the background. The head-to-head rule which UEFA use to separate teams who are level on points means that...
  • Champions League: Man City reeling as Aguero ruled out of Rome trip December 7, 2014

    Manchester City's already slim hopes of remaining in the Champions League beyond next week suffered a devastating blow on Saturday when a tearful Sergio Aguero joined their lengthening injury list. Aguero, the Premier League's leading scorer with 14 goals, suffered a knee ligament injury in the opening minutes of City's 1-0...
  • AS Roma snatch 2-2 draw against Sassuolo in Serie A December 7, 2014

    Milan: Roma rallied from two goals down to snatch a 2-2 draw against Sassuolo with a stoppage-time equalizer from Adem Ljajic but missed the opportunity to close the gap on Serie A leader Juventus on Saturday. Ljajic, who got Roma back into the match with a penalty, snatched a point for...