1. 4 Storylines to Follow in Serie A for Weekend of Jan. 24-26

    There are plenty of big games in store this weekend in Serie A. Roma travel to Fiorentina in need of a win to keep the gap to league leaders Juventus at a minimum, while the Bianconeri are at home to Chievo Verona...

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  2. What AS Roma Must Do to Become a Dominant Force in Italy and Europe

    A lot has changed at Roma in the last few seasons, but the Giallorossi still have a mountain to climb. If they're to establish themselves as a genuine, long-term force in Italy ...

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  3. Rudi Garcia Exclusive: Roma Coach on His Philosophy, Serie A and Pallotta

    After a sensational debut season in charge of Roma, Rudi Garcia is now considered to be one of Europe's most highly rated coaches...

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  4. Serie A Team of Week 19: Handanovic Saves Inter, Pogba and Tevez Drive Juventus

    In what could be a pivotal moment in this season's Scudetto race, Roma dropped two points in their pursuit of Juventus as Palermo held them to a draw in Sicily...

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  5. 4 Storylines to Follow in Serie A for Weekend of Jan. 17-18

    There's plenty of excitement in store for calcio fans this weekend. Roma face a difficult away trip to Palermo, while at the Olimpico, Napoli and Lazio face one another in a battle for third place...

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  6. James Pallotta Exclusive: Roma President on Strootman, New Stadium, Serie A

    It's 'Inside Roma week' at Bleacher Report, and today's offering is an exclusive with American businessman James Pallotta , the club's outspoken president...

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  7. Alberto De Rossi Exclusive: Youth Coach on Roma's Vision, Pallotta's Revolution

    It's "Inside Roma Week" at Bleacher Report and day two brings an exclusive interview with former player Alberto De Rossi , who now serves as coach of their Under-20 team...

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  8. Serie A Team of Week 18: Totti Shines in Rome Derby as Vidal's Juve Down Napoli

    Roma's Francesco Totti was the star for the Giallorossi in the weekend's biggest fixture, the Rome derby with Lazio ...

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  9. Francesco Totti Exclusive: King of Rome Talks Title Race, Roma Loyalty, Ronaldo

    It's "Inside Roma week" at Bleacher Report, and there was only ever one place to start. To follow the weekend that saw him score twice for his team in a pulsating Rome derby—and ...

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  10. Roma vs. Lazio: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Rome Derby

    The Derby della Capitale is a temperamental affair at the best of times, but this season there's an extra edge to it because Roma and Lazio are currently second and third in the table...

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  11. Serie A Team of Week 17: Juventus Draw with Inter as Roma Beat Udinese

    Thanks to Inter's Mauro Icardi and a contentious goal from Davide Astori , Roma climbed to within a point of league leaders Juventus this week with a 0-1 win over Udinese ...

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  12. What Signing a Striker Like Zlatan Ibrahimovic Would Mean for AS Roma

    For a moment, it was the story on every calcio fan's lips. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was unhappy at Paris Saint-Germain and Roma were on the cusp of bringing him back to Serie A...

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  13. Complete Report Card for AS Roma's 2014-15 Season so Far

    After announcing themselves as genuine title-contenders in Serie A last season, Roma have continued to improve this term under Rudi Garcia...

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  14. Why Mario Balotelli's Return to Serie A Would Be Bad for Inter and Liverpool

    Signing Mario Balotelli will always be a gamble. The precociously talented—and frustratingly erratic—striker was a roll of the dice for Manchester City , a speculative ...

    Colin O'Brien Written by Colin O'Brien about 30 days ago 11,463 reads 40 comments

  15. Serie A Team of Week 16: Juventus Extend Lead as Milan Hold Roma

    Massimiliano Allegri got the perfect Christmas present in Sardinia at the weekend, with Juventus impressing in a 1-3 win over Zdenek Zeman's Cagliari ...

    Colin O'Brien Written by Colin O'Brien about 1 month ago 2,966 reads 9 comments

  16. Serie A Team of Week 15: Roma Close the Gap to Juventus as AC Milan Shock Napoli

    It was a great weekend for the neutrals in Italy. Juventus were held to a draw by Sampdoria while Roma beat Samp's cross-town rivals Genoa thanks to a strike from Radja Nainggolan, ...

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  17. Why AS Roma Need to Take the Europa League Seriously

    After Roma's bright start at home to CSKA Moscow , the Champions League hasn't gone to plan for them this season—which isn't to say that their eventual failure to qualify for the next round should be all that unexpected...

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  18. Serie A Team of Week 14: Juventus and Roma Stumble as Genoa Continue to Impress

    Round 14 saw plenty of action in Serie A with Genoa and Sampdoria gaining ground as Juventus, Roma and Napoli all drew. It's been an incredible season so far for the Ligurian city of Genoa...

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  19. AS Roma vs. Sassuolo: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Serie A Game

    Sassuolo players scored both goals in a 1-1 draw the last time they met Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Neroverdi left-back Alessandro Longhi scored a calamitous own goal early on ...

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  20. Serie A Team of Week 13: Roma Rampant as Pirlo Saves Juventus

    Serie A's two best sides again showed their class at the weekend with a pair of wins to widen their already commanding lead at the top of the table...

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  21. CSKA Moscow vs. Roma: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

    It's hard to know what Roma can take from their game with CSKA Moscow . The empty stadium and bitterly cold conditions—it was a frigid -7 Celsius at the Arena Khimki—made ...

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  22. Winners and Losers from Serie A Week 12

    The Milan Derby was supposed to be the highlight of the weekend, but as both sides disappointed at the San Siro , it was left to Italy's provincial sides to create the round's main talking points...

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  23. Atalanta vs. AS Roma: Winners and Losers from Serie A Game

    Rudi Garcia's Roma were given a scare early on against Atalanta when they went behind to a strike from Maxi Moralez after just 57 seconds...

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  24. Atalanta vs. as Roma: How the Giallorossi Should Line Up in Serie A Game

    It was always going to be nigh-on impossible to top the start to last season, but after 11 games, this campaign still ranks among the best in Roma's history and they are favourites to continue the fine form away to Atalanta this weekend...

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  25. Francesco Totti Deserves Manager Chance, but Roma Must Remain Cautious

    Earlier in life, Francesco Totti always maintained that he was too nice a guy to be a coach and that when he hung up his boots it would be for a job in Roma's boardroom rather than on its bench...

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