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  • Bayern win 7-1 at Roma for record away victory in Champions League 5 hours 9 minutes ago

    Rome: Arjen Robben scored twice as Bayern Munich routed Roma 7-1 on Tuesday for a club-record away win in the Champions League, showing the German club is again a threat to take the title. Having taken target practice in a 6-0 rout of Werder Bremen at the weekend, it was more...
  • Champions League: Bayern Munich face first big test against AS Roma 21 hours 11 minutes ago

    Berlin: German League champions Bayern Munich face their first biggest test of 2014-15 season so far when they take on Italian side AS Roma in the Champions League Group E match on Tuesday. In contrast to other German clubs like Borussia Dortmund (Group D), Bayer Leverkusen (Group C) and Schalke 04...
  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 2 days ago

    Milan: Defending champion Juventus dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by bottom club Sassuolo on Saturday and saw their lead at the top of the Serie A table cut to one point ahead of Roma. Sassuolo took a shock lead in...
  • Manchester United warned off Roma's Kevin Strootman October 9, 2014

    Manchester United can give up hope of signing AS Roma's Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman in the next transfer window, the Italian club's owner told the BBC on Wednesday. United, managed by Strootman's former national coach Louis van Gaal, have been strongly linked with the player who is still recuperating after suffering...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in fiery clash October 6, 2014

    Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in a fiery clash to take sole lead of the Serie A on Sunday as the capital side dropped their first points of the season. Leonardo Bonucci scored the winner four minutes from time with a screamer into the bottom left corner from just outside the area,...
  • Roma visit Juventus in top-of-the-table Serie A clash October 4, 2014

    The moods of Roma and Juventus couldn't be more different ahead of their top-of-the-table clash this weekend. Roma are euphoric following a hard-earned 1-1 draw at Manchester City in the Champions League while Juventus are despondent after conceding a late goal in a 1-0 loss at Atletico Madrid. But both sides bring...
  • Champions League: Totti breaks record, earns Roma 1-1 draw with Manchester City October 1, 2014

    Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in the Champions League's 22-year history by netting a deft equaliser for Roma in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City on Tuesday. The former Italy forward, who turned 38 on Saturday, lifted a fine finish into the corner in the 23rd minute to cancel out...
  • Remarkable Destro goal upstages Totti, Juventus win again September 28, 2014

    AS Roma's Mattia Destro scored a remarkable goal from near the halfway line to complete a 2-0 Serie A home win over Verona and upstage talismanic team-mate Francesco Totti on his 38th birthday on Saturday. A goal kick from Roma's Morgan De Sanctis landed just inside the Verona half before Destro...
  • Serie A: Destro's stunning strike helps Roma beat Verona 2-0 September 27, 2014

    Milan: Mattia Destro scored a stunning goal from near the halfway line to help Roma beat Hellas Verona 2-0 on Saturday as the capital side maintained its perfect record in Serie A. Destro controlled Morgan De Sanctis' goal kick before smacking it into the back of the net on the half...
  • Roma and Juventus look to stay perfect in Serie A September 27, 2014

    It's business as usual at the top of the Serie A table as joint leaders Roma and Juventus have maximum points heading into the fifth round of fixtures. Juventus have yet to concede a goal and the three-time defending Italian champion visits Atalanta on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Roma host...
  • Serie A: Juventus and Roma remain level atop after easy wins September 25, 2014

    Rome: Arturo Vidal scored twice as Juventus comfortably beat Cesena 3-0 on Wednesday to become the first team in Serie A history to win their opening four matches without conceding a goal. Vidal converted a controversial penalty in the 18th minute. He then found the net from beyond the area in...
  • Roma midfielder De Rossi out for a month September 23, 2014

    Rome: Roma and Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi will likely be out for a month due to a first-degree tear of his left calf muscle. Medical tests on Tuesday revealed the extent of the problem after De Rossi was injured late in a 2-0 win over Cagliari at the weekend. De Rossi...
  • Serie A favourites Juventus and Roma already in control September 23, 2014

    Rome: Serie A is only three rounds old and title favorites Juventus and Roma already stand alone atop the table. Neither of the leaders have conceded a goal and both have also won their opening matches in the Champions League. Roma, who have scored one more goal than Juventus, visit Parma...
  • AS Roma beat Cagliari 20, pull level with Juventus September 21, 2014

    Alessandro Florenzi set up one goal then scored another as Roma pulled level with Juventus atop Serie A with a 20 win over Cagliari on Sunday. Florenzi provided the cross for Mattia Destro's opener 10 minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico then took a pass from Gervinho and found the target...
  • Roma defender David Astori out with knee injury September 18, 2014

    Rome: Roma defender David Astori has sprained his right knee and will likely be out of action for about three weeks. Astori injured his knee in Wednesday's 51 victory over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Roma say the Italy defender, who has also injured his medial collateral ligament, has already started...
  • Juventus beat Udinese 20 on Allegri's home debut September 14, 2014

    Milan: Juventus showed little has changed since Massimiliano Allegri took charge as they eased to a 20 win against Udinese on Saturday in the former AC Milan coach's home debut. Carlos Tevez scored in the eighth minute and Claudio Marchisio secured the points in the 75th to make it two Serie...
  • Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A August 28, 2014

    Rome: The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences. Threetime defending champion Juventus kick things off at Chievo Verona on Saturday, followed by an enticing matchup of runnerup Roma hosting Fiorentina, who are coming off a fourthplace finish. The...
  • Roma firm up their worrisome defence with Kostas Manolas August 27, 2014

    Greece international Kostas Manolas has joined Roma on a 13 million ($17 million) transfer from Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks to strengthen his worrisome defence before Serie A starts this weekend. Roma said on Tuesday they had signed the center back to a fiveyear contract. Manolas is an immediate replacement for...
  • Bayern Munich agree deal for Roma defender Mehdi Benatia August 26, 2014

    Munich: Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich said they have reached a deal with Roma to sign Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia. Benatia will travel to Munich soon to undergo a medical and is expected to sign a fiveyear contract. Bayern said they have agreed with Roma not to disclose the terms of the deal....
  • Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Antonio Conte August 26, 2014

    Milan: There are plenty of changes in Serie A this season after a difficult and tumultuous period for Italian football. The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito. It was hoped a good World...
  • Erik Lamela finally ready to deliver for Tottenham August 23, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur have been relatively quiet in the transfer market this summer but record signing Erik Lamela looks as though he could inspire a topfour 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...
  • Defender Vasilis Torosidis signs new 3year deal at Roma August 13, 2014

    Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis has signed a new threeyear deal with the Serie A club, keeping him at the Stadio Olimpico until 2017. The 29yearold Torosidis said Wednesday that "I'm staying at Roma because it's a big club with big targets and I want to win something with this team." Torosidis, who...
  • Manchester United beat Real Madrid, Manchester City lose to Olympiakos August 3, 2014

    Two firsthalf goals by Ashley Young proved enough to help United beat the European champions 31 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 20 August 3, 2014

    Philadelphia: Nemanja Vidic and Yuto Nagatomo scored as Inter Milan beat AS Roma 20 on Saturday. Inter broke a scoreless tie just moments before halftime. On a free kick from the left outside of the box, Dodo's leftfooted service found Vidic at the center of the penalty box and his deflected...
  • Carlo Ancelotti unfazed after Real Madrid suffer second setback July 30, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti tried to put up a brave face after a 01 defeat to Italian side AS Roma that saw his side eliminated from the Guinness International Champions Cup in the US. A Francesco Totti goal gave Roma a narrow win against the Champions League winners Tuesday...
  • Seydou Keita refused to shake hand with Pepe before friendly July 30, 2014

    An old feud has sparked up after Roma's Seydou Keita refused to shake Pepe's hand before his side's friendly against Real Madrid in Dallas. Keita snubbed Pepe and then threw a water bottle at him, which appeared to hit the Portugal defender on the shoulder. The two have endured a troubled relationship...
  • Pitch invasion as Roma beats Real Madrid July 30, 2014

    Dallas: Roma beat Real Madrid 10 on Tuesday in a friendly match disrupted by a pitch invasion, with a Palestinian flag being waved among the intruders. Approximately 20 fans, mostly young men, appeared to overwhelm the security officials. Players and team officials waited as the intruders were rounded up and removed...
  • 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 32 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 70 trouncing of the Los Angeles Galaxy in the...
  • Roma beat Liverpool 10 in preseason friendly July 24, 2014

    Boston: Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 10 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park. There were limited chances until Borriello volleyed in a corner from in front of goal. "Both teams played with young players," Roma coach Rudi Garcia said...
  • Iturbe joins Roma in $30 million deal from Verona July 17, 2014

    Rome: Promising Argentine forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is joining Italian runnerup Roma in a 22 million ($30 million) transfer from Hellas Verona. Roma says the 21yearold Iturbe signed a fiveyear 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...