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Roma coach delight at proving doubters wrong

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Rome (AFP) – Eusebio Di Francesco hailed his Roma side for proving the doubters wrong after the Serie A runners-up qualified for the Champions League last 16 top of their group ahead of Chelsea on Tuesday.

There was double celebrations for Di Francesco’s side on the night after it was announced just before kick-off that the construction of their new stadium had been given the green light.

Roma coach delight at proving doubters wrong

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Rome (AFP) – Eusebio Di Francesco hailed his Roma side for proving the doubters wrong after the Serie A runners-up qualified for the Champions League last 16 top of their group ahead of Chelsea on Tuesday.

There was double celebrations for Di Francesco’s side on the night after it was announced just before kick-off that the construction of their new stadium had been given the green light.

Roma get green light for new stadium

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A side Roma were given the green light on Tuesday by Italian authorities to build their own stadium which they hope to occupy by the 2020/21 season.

The club’s American president James Pallotta officially launched the project in March 2014 but there were numerous setbacks before the four main governing bodies involved finally approved plans to build the Stadio della Roma.

Former Italian football head denies harassment

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Rome (AFP) – Former Italian football chief Carlo Tavecchio has denied claims of sexual harassment made by a former executive of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) that were published in Italian media on Tuesday.

“In relations to what has been reported in some press articles, I maintain that I behave in a correct manner and in order to protect my image and honour I have asked my lawyers to act in the appropriate forums,” Tavecchio told ANSA news agency.

Former Italian football head denies harassment

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Rome (AFP) – Former Italian football chief Carlo Tavecchio has denied claims of sexual harassment made by a former executive of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) that were published in Italian media on Tuesday.

“In relations to what has been reported in some press articles, I maintain that I behave in a correct manner and in order to protect my image and honour I have asked my lawyers to act in the appropriate forums,” Tavecchio told ANSA news agency.

Italy football federation chief Tavecchio resigns amid World Cup chaos

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Rome (AFP) – Italian football federation chief Carlo Tavecchio became the latest victim of the Azzurri’s World Cup qualifying disaster falling on his sword Monday, days after the sacking of coach Gian Piero Ventura.

A week after missing out on qualifying for the World Cup final for the first time since 1958, former World Cup superstars Italy find themselves in a power vacuum.

Italian FA chief resigns after World Cup fiasco

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Rome (AFP) – Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned after Italy’s World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years, an FIGC official confirmed on Monday.

The 74-year-old handed in his resignation during a crisis meeting of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) in Rome.

El Shaarawy nets double as Roma maul Chelsea

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Rome (AFP) – Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions.

The rematch in Rome’s Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55,000 crowd as Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was frustrated on his return to Italy.

El Shaarawy nets double as Roma maul Chelsea

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Rome (AFP) – Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions.

The rematch in Rome’s Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55,000 crowd as Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was frustrated on his return to Italy.

Roma coach wants “same mentality” in Chelsea rematch

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Rome (AFP) – Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco called on his players to have “the same mentality” against Chelsea in Tuesday’s Champions League game in Rome as in London two weeks ago.

Roma have won all three of their league games since drawing 3-3 with Chelsea a fortnight ago, and Di Francesco called on his team to continue to build on the performance at Stamford Bridge.

Roma coach wants “same mentality” in Chelsea rematch

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Rome (AFP) – Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco called on his players to have “the same mentality” against Chelsea in Tuesday’s Champions League game in Rome as in London two weeks ago.

Roma have won all three of their league games since drawing 3-3 with Chelsea a fortnight ago, and Di Francesco called on his team to continue to build on the performance at Stamford Bridge.

Dzeko vs Hazard rematch in Rome

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Rome (AFP) – Edin Dzeko versus Eden Hazard - Tuesday’s Champions League clash between Roma and Chelsea in the Stadio Olympico could turn out to be one between the two star forwards.

Both Roma’s Dzeko and Chelsea’s Hazard scored two goals apiece in the six-goal European thriller in Stamford Bridge on October 18.

Dzeko vs Hazard rematch in Rome

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Rome (AFP) – Edin Dzeko versus Eden Hazard - Tuesday’s Champions League clash between Roma and Chelsea in the Stadio Olympico could turn out to be one between the two star forwards.

Both Roma’s Dzeko and Chelsea’s Hazard scored two goals apiece in the six-goal European thriller in Stamford Bridge on October 18.

Rome police probe anti-semitic Anne Frank stickers

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Rome (AFP) – Rome police on Monday launched an investigation into reports that Lazio fans posted stickers of Anne Frank in a jersey of rivals Roma alongside anti-semitic slogans during Sunday’s Serie A game at the Stadio Olimpico.

The photos and stickers - including the famous photo montage of Frank with the Roma shirt that surfaced four years ago - were stuck on glass barriers during the 3-0 win over Cagliari.

Rome police probe anti-semitic Anne Frank stickers

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Rome (AFP) – Rome police on Monday launched an investigation into reports that Lazio fans posted stickers of Anne Frank in a jersey of rivals Roma alongside anti-semitic slogans during Sunday’s Serie A game at the Stadio Olimpico.

The photos and stickers - including the famous photo montage of Frank with the Roma shirt that surfaced four years ago - were stuck on glass barriers during the 3-0 win over Cagliari.

Lazio fans blasted for stickers of Anne Frank in Roma jersey

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Rome (AFP) – Lazio fans posted stickers of Anne Frank in a Roma shirt along with anti-semitic slogans during Lazio’s 3-0 weekend win over Cagliari in Rome, according to reports on Monday.

The ultras supporters of the Roman club were in the South Curve stand of their rivals for Sunday’s game at the Olympic Stadium because their own North Curve had been closed following racist chants.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Zidane hoping to follow in Sacchi’s footsteps

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Rome (AFP) – Arrigo Sacchi was a revolutionary who came from nowhere to lead a great AC Milan side to back-to-back European Cups in 1989 and 1990.

It is a feat that no coach has achieved since, but that Zinedine Zidane will match if he retains the Champions League trophy with Real Madrid in Saturday’s final against Juventus in Cardiff.

Fear and loathing in Rome as derby day approaches

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Rome (AFP) They share the same city, the same pizzas and the same football stadium but that's where the similarities end for the fans of Lazio and Roma.

The 'Derby della Capitale' is the most intense in Italy and while Sunday's clash at the Stadio Olimpico could have a direct impact on the sides' title hopes, for most it's a question of local pride.

Rome mayor embraces Euro 2020, day after Olympic snub

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Rome (AFP) Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi says the Italian capital will embrace holding 2020 European Championship matches, a day after she slammed the brakes on a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

"Hosting such an important international sports event in Rome is an honour," Raggi said at a presentation of the official Euro 2020 logo in Rome on Thursday.

Rome mayor embraces Euro 2020, day after Olympic snub

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Rome (AFP) Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi says the Italian capital will embrace holding 2020 European Championship matches, a day after she slammed the brakes on a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

"Hosting such an important international sports event in Rome is an honour," Raggi said at a presentation of the official Euro 2020 logo in Rome on Thursday.

Serie A

Francesco Totti Releases Second Rome Guide Book And The Cover Is Just As Glorious As The First One… (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

Following on from the whirlwind success of his first guide book to Rome, "Let's Talk About Rome", Francesco Totti has finally gotten round to penning a sequel, unleashing "In giro per Roma col Capitano" ("Around Rome with The Captain") on the world with the front cover seeing the Roma legend mocked up as a cheerful local cabby.

AS Roma vs Genoa 3-1 Highlights 2013 Borriello Totti Penalty Romagnoli Perrotta Goals Kucka Red Card Video

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AS Roma vs Inter Milan Coppa Italia Highlights 2013 Semifinal 2-1 Florenzio Destro Palacio Goals Video

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Francesco Totti Produces Own Guide To Rome, Poses As Gladiator On Front Cover

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By Chris Wright

According to the Italian media, Francesco Totti is on the eve of launching his very own city guide, in good old-fashioned book form, to his beloved home entitled 'E mo te spiego Roma', which, near as we can fathom, translates as 'Let's Talk About Rome' or thereabouts.

Lazio

Video: Roma’s Francesco Totti stars in arty advert about the derby with Lazio

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This short commercial for AS Roma takes football marketing to a deeper level then it usually goes. Francesco Totti is the film noir-style protagonist, captured looking moody in the build-up to the Rome derby against Lazio as he narrates his relationship with a veteran Roma fan.

Lazio vs Pescara 2-0 Highlights 2013 Radu Lulic Goals Video

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Lazio vs Juventus Coppa Italia Highlights 2013 2-1 Gonzalez Vidal Floccari Goals Video

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Lazio defender Luciano Zauri abseils down a well to rescue seven-year-old girl

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Lazio's Luciano Zauri rescued a seven-year-old girl who had fallen into a well at a restaurant in Rome. The defender was lowered inside the well on a rope so that he could save the granddaughter of Polish FA president Zbigniew Boniek. The girl reportedly fell into the four-metre deep well on Sunday when a cover [.

Lazio vs Inter Milan 2012 Highlights 1-0 Miroslav Klose Goal Video

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SS Lazio

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Lazio 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0 - UEFA Europa League, Group Stage


Laziois one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy, situated in the central/southern peninsular section of the country. With about 5.7 million residents and a GDP of more than 170 billion euros, Lazio is the third most populated and the second richest region of Italy.

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Lazio vs Roma 3-2 Highlights Candreva Klose Mauri Lamela Goal Pjanic Free Kick Video

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Arrivederci Kiko Macheda, sit and watch while Rome burns!

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Arrivederci Roma, in English: goodbye Rome, the title of a popular Italian song. Are we witnessing the dying embers of our Roman import that has not set the Old Trafford stage ablaze! Macheda's...

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Day 3 of the World Cup: Rome, Italy

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The first day of my holidays I arrived in Rome Italy. After food and a rest I found a pub to watch the first match of the day: Colombia-Greece. I was delighted to be among many lively and happy Colombians in a pub, watching with joy (and undeniably a bit of envy) the yellow wave in Belo Horizonte. If anything, people will love the Colombian team because of their fans.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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By DAN KARELL

Despite the loss of Mario Balotelli and Lionel Messi to minor injuries, Italy facing South American rivals Argentina in Rome headlines a busy day of international soccer.

Most teams around the globe are participating in friendly matches today ahead of key World Cup qualifiers in early September, though Russia is playing at Northern Ireland today in a qualifying match that was made up due to a frozen pitch last March.

FRIENDLY VIDEO: Highlights of Rome

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Yeah, we're sucking on it going on 7 years friendo. We know that many of you, like us, have decided not to attend tonight's friendly at BMO Field. If you visit our corner of the TFC universe regularly then you are aware of our thoughts on mid-season friendlies and are as sick of hearing them as we are sick of the club continuing down this greedy path.

Arsenal lose race for Gonzalo Higuain as he arrives at Napoli for medical

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Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has arrived at Rome's Fiumicino airport as he makes his way to Napoli for a medical. The Argentina international was thought to be Arsenal's top target for the summer, but a widely expected deal never materialised. Instead, the 26-year-old looks set to ply his trade in Serie A.

Our team to face West Ham – what’s yours?

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There's no real team news coming out of White Hart Lane just yet so we assume that there are no new injury concerns following Thursday night's game in Rome. One enforced change from last Saturday will come as Emmanuel Adebayor starts his three match ban but will AVB look to keep a more attacking formation?