Michael Bradley has found a home at Chievo in Serie A and Roma’s new American ownership has taken notice. Bradley is on the move to one of the more high-profile clubs in Italy. Great news for USMNT.
In this summer of global economic uncertainty and instability, it should come as no surprise that contract disputes have erupted in major sports throughout the world. Though the NFL and NBA have drawn most of the media attention in the United States, contract disputes have become a major problem internationally, especially in football. Most notably, … Read more
The Coppa Italia semi-finals kicked off today in Rome, as last year’s finalists, Roma and Inter, faced off in the Stadio Olimpico. The Italian domestic cup represents the last real chance for silverware for either of the two teams as both teams have already been eliminated from European competition, and any hopes of winning the … Read more
American businessman Thomas Di Benedetto and his consortium of American investors finally put pen to paper yesterday on a $101 million deal to purchase a 67% stake in AS Roma. The historic deal makes AS Roma the first American owned Serie A side. Roma faithful hope that with new ownership, an influx of cash will … Read more
A few thoughts following Week 32 in the Serie A: Sampdoria is trying its hardest to get relegated. Samp has not won a game in 9 matches. They have taken 2 points from the last 8 matches, both earned in uninspiring 0-0 draws. They have lost to Parma, Lecce and Cesena, each a relegation contender, … Read more
Following the long international break, Serie A action was set for a cracking restart. Heading into Week 31, Milan and Inter were separated by just two points at the top of the table, and Napoli was lurking close behind, just three points off the pace. The tight scudetto race added greater significance to the Derby … Read more
The Milan Derby is tomorrow. As if there wasn’t enough tension and drama associated with a typical Serie A derby, let alone the Derby della Madonnina, the result of this one could very well decide who wins the scudetto. Milan currently sits 2 points ahead of city rivals Inter, but it is Inter that looks to … Read more
Serie A is dormant this week, but Gli Azzurri are finally back in action after a long break. Euro Qualifiers start up again today, and the Italy squad travels to the SRC Stozice Stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia to take on a young, but quietly dangerous, Slovenia side. Italy currently sits atop Group C, and a … Read more
Serie A Recap, Week 30: What a difference a week makes. Milan slips-up, Inter cuts the distance, Napoli reopens scudetto race.
Following its breathtaking come from behind victory against Bayern Munich in Germany earlier this week, Inter returned home to the San Siro to face Lecce. Inter was looking to continue its excellent run of form in domestic play, while league leaders Milan was away to Palermo. With only a five-point lead at the top of … Read more
Despite the battle for the top of the table that is raging in Milan, all eyes were focused on Rome for the Derby della Capitale this weekend. Roma has beaten its city rivals in their past 4 encounters, and was hoping to make up some ground in its hunt for a place in next year’s … Read more
Shakhtar did their home supporters proud on a cold Ukrainian evening as they dominated a Roma side that was forced to play with ten men for much of their 3-1 defeat. For UEFA match analysis, click here. We’ll have commentary from Serie A writer Gabriel as the day progresses.