Francesco Totti Bust-Up a Media Circus

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Luciano Spalletti had himself a handful this past week; a tough defeat at the hands of Real Madrid, news that Daniele De Rossi would be out for three weeks, which was followed by an explosive interview from his captain, Francesco Totti, that implicated Spalletti as being disrespectful towards him. Totti has only featured in cameo […] READ MORE


Previewing Roma vs Real Madrid: History and Present

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Roma vs Real Madrid: Past and present This Wednesday, Real Madrid travel to Rome to take on AS Roma in the first leg of their Round of Sixteen encounter against the Giallorossi — how will Roma fare against the Spanish royalty? Unfortunately for Roma, much of the sporting world believes that they will ultimately fail in […] READ MORE



Roma and the Scudetto: So Near, Yet so Far?

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As much as Rudi García’s Roma remain an immovable force in second position of the Serie A, their hopes might be looking a little dashed after their questionable performance against top spot warmers, Juventus, last Monday evening. The hosts showcased deft ability in few areas, if being wholly critical, and the match was remarkably lacklustre; […] READ MORE


Tactical Insight: AS Roma

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In order to extract weaknesses from the opposition, the ultimate formation must be selected, paving the way for key players to unpick their rivals, one by one. With the right formula in place, a team can tactically create viable options for goal, in the aim of winning the game. One team boasting excellent awareness of […] READ MORE


Roma Not Enough to Quash Manchester City?

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The second feisty week of Champions League mega-action saw Roma meet Manchester City, for what was assumed to be a test of wits, combining all of the Premier League calibre with the relentless energy of the Serie A. For both sides, it was paramount to scoop a victory, but neither prevailed; a 1-1 draw is […] READ MORE


Serie A Day 5 Recap

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Serie A Day 5 opened on Saturday when AC Roma faced Hellas Verona at 6pm. The “Giallorossi”, once again proved themself against a side that is having a really good start of the campaign. Francesco Totti, fielded from the start, orchestrated AC Roma’s attacks supported by Miralem Pjanic and Adem Ljajic on the wings. Mattia […] READ MORE


De Rossi's Injury: Manchester City at Ease

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Ahead of the no doubt almighty clash between Roma and Manchester City in this season’s Champions League spell, formidable Italian giant, Daniele De Rossi, has managed to obtain a rather severe injury. The cast-iron defensive midfielder has enjoyed a rich history at the Roman side, and usually has tremendous input during games. De Rossi’s recent […] READ MORE


UEFA Champions League Welcomes AS Roma

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AS Roma have not won a place in the Champions League since 2010/2011, so their current bid to sear through the group stages and further into the competition is perhaps a tad ambitious. However, with the Nike logo proudly splattered on to their fresh kits, the Roman side can boldly make their way to centre […] READ MORE


Are AS Roma Ready to Challenge for the Title?

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Last season Roma stunned many by winning their first ten matches, yet ultimately drifted behind Juventus in the Old Lady’s surge to the title. Is this Roma’s year? There are two off-season story lines which will be followed with a close eye both by the casual observer and club executive alike. The most obvious is […] READ MORE