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The Giallorossi will face off against the 10-time Champions League winners in what could represent a very tough test for the Scudetto runners-up.
Although they seemed to dominate proceedings during the earlier part of the first half, Roma quickly found themselves 3-0 down heading into the tunnels at the half-time break.
The reason? One man. Wayne Rooney, seemingly out of nowhere, curled a beautiful long-range strike against the run of play to make it 1-0, set up Juan Mata with a fantastic long ball to double the lead for the Red Devils... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch coach is not giving up on his quest to bring in a top midfielder and has offered some thoughts on another Serie A star.
Despite being seemingly rebuffed by one of their top transfer targets this summer, some reports claim that Louis Van Gaal has not given up on signing a midfielder this summer.
Juventus star Arturo Vidal appeared to rule out a move to Old Trafford recently, yet he didn't commit to staying with the Serie A giants, and ultimately claimed that he would speak with new Bianconeri coach Massimiliano... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United and Roma kick off the second match-up of this year's International Champions Cup.
Both Manchester United and Roma had quite surprising domestic campaigns last season, albeit for entirely different reasons. For the Red Devils, a team that consistently has been in the top four in the Premier League, it was nothing short of an nightmare of a season that saw them break records all for the wrong reasons and as a result will not be playing in Europe this season.
For the Giallorossi... Read the rest of the article »
ESPN Deportes makes it easy for Spanish speaking fans to follow some of their favorite teams such as Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Manchester City during the eight-team International Champions Cup.
ESPN Deportes will present exclusive Spanish-language, multiplatform coverage of the second edition of the Guinness International Champions Cup starting July 24 through August 4. Live coverage of all the matches will be available on ESPN Deportes television and WatchESPN via computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices. ESPN Deportes Radio will broadcast select matches and ESPNDeportes.com... Read the rest of the article »
American fans have the chance to see Premier League giants Liverpool take on a recently resurgent Roma side in a friendly clash in Boston.
Last time Liverpool faced off against Roma in the United States, the match ended 2-1 in favor of the Giallorossi, with goals from Michael Bradley and Alessandro Florenzi giving the captial club a two goal advantage before Charlie Adam's late strike. Interestingly, two out of the three goalscorers on that night--Bradley and Adam--now are no longer with their respective clubs and now ply their trades... Read the rest of the article »
Premier League and Serie A fans can catch Liverpool taking on Roma on Wednesday evening, before MLS followers tune into Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes later that same day.
NBCSN presents a soccer doubleheader this Wednesday, July 23, beginning with Liverpool v. AS Roma in a “Football at Fenway” friendly at Fenway Park in Boston at 7 p.m. ET, immediately followed by the San Jose Earthquakes hosting the Chicago Fire at 10:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the Liverpool-AS Roma match joined... Read the rest of the article »
Coverage begins at 7 PM ET; NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream Match
NBCSN will televise Liverpool’s first match in the United States in 2014 as the Reds meet AS Roma in a “Football at Fenway” friendly at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday, July 23, it was announced today.
NBCSN will produce a special pre-match show at 7 p.m. ET. Kickoff follows at 7:30 p.m. ET. Announcers will be named at a later date.
On Barclays Premier League... Read the rest of the article »
In some transfer news this Monday, former Arsenal and Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has signed for Italian club AS Roma as a free agent.
A couple of months after being left out of England's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad and hence retiring from international football, Ashley Cole has lighted up his playing career with a move abroad to taste Italian football. In an official statement, the Giallorossi announced the signing:
“AS Roma announces that it has signed a two-year contract with English footballer Ashley Cole, expiring... Read the rest of the article »
After becoming a free agent, Ashley Cole will likely join Roma next season.
After not receiving a renewal offer from Chelsea, Ashley Cole is now a free agent. As one would expect with players of his caliber, Cole’s status as free agent only lasted a couple of days, as Roma swooped in to close a deal.
Ashley Cole failed to make Roy Hodgson's final 23-man squad leaving for Brazil
The English left back, undeservedly snubbed by Roy Hodgson, as the results in... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City are reportedly closing in on Porto's defender, Elaquim Mangala.
Manchester City have reportedly been monitoring Porto’s centre-back, Elaquim Mangala for over 18 months. The Citizens have tried to sign the French defender already last year, but the Portuguese club’s request of £50M for Mangala and Fernando was deemed too high.
After having signed Fernando from Porto for £12M however, the EPL champions are confident the French player... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern Munich, in need of a defender, is trying to sign AS Roma's Mehdi Benatia
It is no secret that Bayern Munich are looking for a defender to strengthen their backline. Dante and Boateng had a positive season in the Bundesliga but struggled in the Champions League, where they suffered their opponents pace.
That is why Guardiola has been looking for an experienced and possibly fast defender, to add to the depth of his bench. At first, all the signs pointed to David Luiz... Read the rest of the article »
From Brazil, Pjanic encourages his club, Roma, to buy his international teammate, Edin Dzeko from Manchester City.
It is no secret that Manchester City’s striker, Edin Dzeko, is up for grabs. The player has not found room in Pellegrini’s team, yet always came to the rescue when called upon. The Bosnian’s tenacity attracted the attention of major clubs in Europe.
Pjanic celebrates Bosnia's historical qualification to the World Cup
Meanwhile, in Brazil, Bosnia-Herzegovina... Read the rest of the article »
Hellas Verona's talented Juan Manuel Iturbe will likely leave his team for a bigger club next season.
During last season, newly promoted Hellas Verona proved to be Serie A’s surprise due to their entertaining style of play and a very prepared coach, Mandorlini. However, much of the team’s success came from the performance of one player, Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Surely Iturbe must have picked up some good advices from colleague Lionel Messi
The Argentinian left-midfielder is this... Read the rest of the article »
A group of Napoli supporters hung a Roma mannequin by the neck and swore vengeance for Ciro.
Just weeks after the controversial Italy Cup final that came dangerously close to being cancelled, Napoli and his supporters found another way to embarrass Italy and football all around the world.
The present incident referred to that chaotic night of the cup final, and a brief explanation of what occurred that night is necessary to understand the abomination discovered today. On the night of... Read the rest of the article »
After suffering a humiliating defeat to relegation candidates Catania, Roma will be hoping to finish their season with pride by beating league leaders Juventus.
Preview: Roma hope to get back on track against familiar opponents Juventus
Roma arguably suffered the shock of their season so far when they were trounced 4-1 at the hands of basement dwellers Cagliari, and by far, that game on 4 May appears to be one of the biggest shocks of this season's edition of Serie A. As a result, the Giallorossi, who had tried to keep pace with Juventus over the course... Read the rest of the article »
The high-flying Giallorossi host a resurgent Rossoneri side in a Friday evening Serie A clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Preview: Clarence Seedorf's troops look to make it six for six against a very tough Roma side
Although Rudi Garcia's men are unlikely to catch Juventus, who sit eight points clear with just four games remaining, the Scudetto race is still not done and dusted. The Giallorossi have gone on an amazing winning streak of eight straight games to secure Champions League football for next season and... Read the rest of the article »
After a long absence, Parma are hoping to make a return to the continental stage next season, but they will have to be on their toes against a confident Roma side.
Preview: Giallorossi take on Europa League hopefuls Parma at home in a replay match
The clash between Roma and the Crociati was scheduled to take place exactly two months ago on 2 February, only to see Mother Nature have other plans and as a result, was suspended due to a downpour. As is the case in football, both sides will play out the remainder of the game rather than restarting at the full... Read the rest of the article »
25 points divide the two sides, but Giallorossi fans will certainly remember that the Granata were the first side to take points from Roma this season.
Preview: Rudi Garcia's men look to widen the gap between them and third-placed Napoli
14 points currently separate league leaders Juventus from Roma, although the Giallorossi still hold a game in hand. However, coach Rudi Garcia has already admitted that his side are out of the title race and that Champions League football is their ultimate goal.
"Second place is not locked... Read the rest of the article »
Second place AS Roma will be hoping to distance themselves from third placed Napoli as they welcome Udinese to the Stadio Olimpico.
Preview: Roma set to welcome Francesco Totti back to the squad
The talismanic captain is set to feature during Monday’s encounter after missing out for over a month due to an injury he suffered in the Rome derby against Lazio back on the 9th of February.
The Italian’s timely return will be a major boost to Roma and Rudi Garcia has claimed that his captain’s return will... Read the rest of the article »
With the Scudetto seemingly already set to remain in Turin, Roma and Napoli will battle it out to try to secure second place and automatic Champions League qualification
Preview: Giallorossi and Partenopei look to close gap on runaway leaders Juventus
Last time these two sides met, it was billed as a clash between two high-flying sides in which Roma was enjoying their best Serie A start to date. Fresh off trouncing Inter 3-0, the Giallorossi, inspired by talismanic captain Francesco Totti were on top of Serie A after winning their first seven matches.
They... Read the rest of the article »