Roma are awaiting the green light to commence with plans to build a £1bn, 52,500 capacity stadium, which will go by the name of Stadio della Roma.
Ambitious club owner James Pallotta is desperate to turn I Lupi into European heavyweights, and is building the new stadium exclusively for the Italian side, saying: “If we are going to consistently compete as a top club in the world we need a new stadium, a stadium that is privately owned...More
AC Milan take on high-flying Roma on Saturday in another action packed weekend of Serie A fixtures.
New Milan manager, Filippo Inzaghi, must get his tactics perfectly right in order stifle a Roma side that has been playing with plenty of entertaining performances, with their high-scoring offensive line and physical defence proving a huge success this campaign.
Tough taskThe Rossoneri have been struggling this season, having only won...More
The departure of Luis Enrique from Roma may on the surface have seemed a hammer blow to the project underway in the capital. A representative of Barcelona, the club the envy of the football world for its creative uniformity and productive youth academy, and the club on which Roma’s project was publically modelled, Enrique was a symbol as much as a Coach.
General director Franco Baldini spoke of Enrique being exhausted when he reveale...More
Only four rounds remain and the race to secure the final Champions League position is still wide open. Five sides – Lazio, Napoli, Udinese, Inter and Roma – are in the hunt but after respective runs of pitiful form, are crawling towards the finish line. Two direct matchups take place this weekend, making Round 35 pivotal in the final reckoning.
Somehow still third, Lazio – 55 points – travels north to face Udinese (fifth, 52). Whilst...More
Change was in the air at both Vinovo and Trigoria last summer. Seeking a return to pre-Calciopoli heights, Juventus turned to former captain Antonio Conte, meanwhile some 500kms south and following years of financial uncertainty, American businessman Thomas Di Benedetto led the Roman revolution. As 2011-12 nears completion, two of Italian football’s most interesting constructions have straddled different paths but appear to be headed fo...More
It’s incredible to think that should Roma beat Novara in Sunday’s early kick off, they could be as close as four points behind the final Champions League place. Despite their frightening inconsistency, long-term planning may pay dividends, seeing Roma return to where their fans believe they should be.
The word ‘project’ is possibly the most over-used word in all of calcio. Time and time again, presidents and coaches wheel out this wo...More
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