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Italy
Can Henrik Mkhitaryan make a successful Arsenal return?
08:00 Saturday 7th March 2020

Luck hasn’t been in Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s corner. After producing spectacular performances at Borussia Dortmund, his fitness crumbled under Premier League intensity. Jose Mourinho's confrontational man-management at…

Italy
Transfer Analysis: Roma's latest addition, Carles Perez
17:00 Saturday 1st February 2020

Roma signed Carles Perez from Barcelona on a loan deal with an obligation to buy him permanently in the summer for an estimated €15.5 million. The forward was the third La Masia graduate sold in the January window. Perez came a long…

Italy
Should Jose Mourinho rethink his Premier League obsession?
08:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Do you remember the diner scene in Rain Man? A box of matches falls on the floor. Looking at the jumbled mess, Charlie Babbit [Dustin Hoffman] says, “82, 82, 82.” His brother Raymond [Tom Cruise] claims there are a lot more than…

Italy
Is Ciro Immobile on for the record Capocannoniere?
17:01 Saturday 4th January 2020

With Juventus on eight consecutive Scudetti, it's difficult to label Serie A unpredictable. Since 2015/16, Napoli, Roma and Inter divide second, third or fourth between them except for the two occasions when Atalanta intervened.…

Italy
Can Lazio unsettle the Serie A status quo?
12:01 Thursday 19th December 2019

For the last decade, Rome has been recognised for one predominant football entity - AS Roma. The thinking was unquestioned as the Giallorossi maintained podium finishes and peaked during their Champions League semi-final run last year.…

Champions League
Roma 3–0 Barcelona: How the Giallorossi did the unthinkable
08:30 Wednesday 11th April 2018

We wanted a night to remember. Roma didn't disappoint. They did the unthinkable, humbling Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.  On 9th March last year, Catalonia was lit with excitement when Barcelona overturned a 4-0…

Champions League
Roma v Barcelona: Giallorossi can provide a night to remember
13:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Barcelona hold a 4-1 advantage heading into the quarter-final second leg. La Liga's champions-elect have lost just one game in all competitions this season. In five previous meetings against Roma, the Catalans have tasted defeat only once.…

Italy
Everybody Needs Good (Italian) Neighbours
15:08 Monday 29th September 2014

James Meredith looks at Italian football derby games, where the ground is even shared between the sides, impossible to have in the UK? I used to be an avid watcher of Italian football. As a young boy I'd tune in to the coverage of Serie A on…

Opinion
Lamela Set For Roma Exit While The Heat Is On At The San Siro
09:40 Saturday 31st August 2013

Optimism was the word of the day in my piece last week, with the feeling of a fresh start in the air for all calcio lovers to take in. Serie A returned. The microscopes were out.It's always vital to get off to a good start to a new season.…