There are some players that don't look quite right intheir shirt numbers.
Etched into our soccer consciousnesses are intangible, requisite criteria when it comes to the number a player should have emblazoned on the back of his jersey. It's the reflex thatniggles at us when we see Samuel Eto'o donning No.
The 10 Series 2014/15: Keeping tabs on the best young players in Europe, Week 1: Kovacic cruises, Kane calamity is a post from: Just Football
The 10 Series on Just Football aims to give the inside track on the 60 best young players in Europe, with stars of the future from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands picked out.
Forget Strootman, Manchester United need the other Roma midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Roma have made a perfect start to the season after earning a narrow 1-0 victory against Empoli on Saturday. The Giallorossi are now the joint leaders in the Serie A (along with Juventus) with six points, with no goals conceded so far.
Despite criticism that the club was abandoning their policy of promoting youth following a summer spending spree of £150 million on new arrivals, Manchester United still have the most homegrown players in the Premier League, according to a new report by Prime Time Sport.
United have seven players classified as homegrown, this coming after the departures of Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley on deadline day.
Liverpool and Milan all set for another smart transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After signing Mario Balotelli from AC Milan this summer for a reported fee of £16m, the Redsare all set to complete another transfer deal with the Serie A giants. Reports from Italy suggest that Liverpool midfielder Suso has agreed to join AC Milan and will sign a contract with the Rossonerias soon as he will be allowed to do so.
The hysteria of transfer Deadline Day has come and gone, and like a fraternity the day after hosting a "Back to Campus" party, a number of teams have to live with the consequences of their rushed decisions. On World Soccer Talk we've covered a number of angles on the pros and cons of the transfer window for the teams, leagues and media companies, however, we haven't touched on the transfer window itself.
Falcao, Welbeck, Negredo...Names of Transfer Deadline Day the good deals and the bad is a post from: Just Football
Ajam-packed transfer deadline day started with the improbable news that Manchester United were on track to sign Radamel Falcao on loan, and the Colombian's switch to Old Trafford continued to dominate headlines for much of the day.
Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashingCSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1.
Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored a brace and assisted another goal as the Italian side notched four unanswered goals in the opening 31 minutes of the contest.
The Pot 4 Club Everything you need to know about... AS Roma is a post from: Just Football
We all know everything about the major clubs that play Champions League football year-in, year-out, right? Pot 1 – with its Chelseas, Arsenals and Real Madrids – is old news. Pot 4 is where the fun's at.
Twenty eightgoals, many confirmations and one, big surprise this is the second week of Serie A.
Once again the two favourites teams in the Scudetto race, Roma and Juventus, both played on Saturday due to their upcoming Champions League matches. Rudi Garcia decided to leave on the bench a host of attackers against Empoli, whilst Massimiliano Allegri instead faced Udinese with the best team possible.
Video Empoli vs Roma 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video Empoli vs Roma 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Empoli vs Roma 2014 (Empoli AS Roma VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Empoli vs Roma 0-1 (Sepe OG) Stadio Carlo Castellani, Empoli- 13 September, 2014- 13/9/14 Roma claim a narrow win over Empoli in this Serie A [.
Can Roma finally break Juventus' dominance? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
While the last three seasons saw three different teams finishing as runners up, there has only been one winner in the Serie A Juventus. Since winning the 2011/12 Scudetto to mark their full recovery from the Calciopoli scandal, Juventus have gone from strength to strength.
Roma 2-0 Fiorentina Match Analysis is a post from: Just Football
Hope often springs eternal in late August – with clubs and their supporters emboldened by the happenings of the summer transfer window. And for Serie A sides AS Roma and ACF Fiorentina, it's no different.
Dopo le vittorie in Serie A di Roma, Juventus e Inter, la prima gioia della Lazio e il crollo casalingo del Napoli contro il Chievo, arriva il rocambolesco 5 a 4 del Milan che passa a Parma e raggiunge in vetta proprio la coppia romana-torinese. In chiusura l'Hellas supera 2 a 1 il Palermo, nella [..
Video Juventus vs Udinese 2014 2-0 Highlights Goals Tevez Marchisio is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video Juventus vs Udinese 2014 2-0 Highlights Goals Tevez Marchisio is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Juventus vs Udinese 2014 (Juve Udinese VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Juventus vs Udinese 2-0 (Tevez, Marchisio) Juventus Stadium, Turin- 13 September, 2014- 13/9/14 Goals from Marchisio and Tevez give Juve a 2-0 [.
Looks like someone has put something funny in the Kool-Aid at Nike Towers, with the brand's new seasonal line of boots and kits obviously taking style pointers from notes taken during some kind of three-week-long LSD binge.
To get things started, here's Nike's new boot pack for the Autumn/Winter season, with their four flagship boot lines getting a distinctly Skittles-inspired makeover.
Good of Roger Federer to volunteer formodellingduties
Sampdoria have announced that the club's shirts are to bear an exciting, dynamic new sponsor for their next three Serie A fixtures Sin City 3D: A Dame To Kill For, the new 'Sin City' sequel starring Mickey Rourke and Eva Green.
La sfortuna continua ad attagliare Giuseppe Rossi e la doccia gelata arriva dal report medico stilato in seguito all'intervento in artroscopia effettuato nelle scorse ore. Operato nella clinica di Vail, in Colorado, dal Dr. Singleton, il campione della Fiorentina non potr tornare a giocare non prima di 4-5 mesi (da Gennaio in poi, ndr).
AC Milan have this afternoon confirmed that 'keeper Diego Lopez is staring down the barrel of a two-week injury lay-off after twanging his hamstring in the process of conceding a calamitous own-goal during the 89th minute of the Rossoneri's 4-5 away victory over Parma on Sunday evening.
Video Parma vs AC Milan 4-5 Highlights 2014 Goals Menez Honda De Jong Cassano is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video Parma vs AC Milan 4-5 Highlights 2014 Goals Menez Honda De Jong Cassano is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Parma vs AC Milan 2014 (Parma Milan VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Parma vs Milan 4-5 (Cassano, Felipe, Lucarelli, De Sciglio OG/ Bonaventura, Honda, Menez*2, de Jong) Stadio Ennio [.
French international Jeremy Menez is an inconsistent sod, but there#s no doubting his talent. And for Milan against Parma on Sunday night, the former PSG man netted an utterly incredible goal, which was his second of the game.
After pushing the ball 'round the Parm 'keeper, Menez, who was playing in a false nine role for the Serie A giants, chipped the ball into the goal courtesy of a perfectly executed back-hell.
Video Napoli vs Chievo 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video Napoli vs Chievo 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Napoli vs Chievo 2014 (SSC Napoli Chievo Verona VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Napoli Chievo 0-1 (Lopez) Stadio San Paolo, Naples- 14 September, 2014- 14/9/14- Serie A Gonzalo Higuain misses a first half penalty as Chievo stun [.
After joining Bayern Munich on a five-year deal a couple ofweeks ago, both Mehdi Benatia and his former employers, Roma, have been at each other's throats with sly remarks flying back and forth between the two parties.
It all kicked off again on Monday when Benatia claimed in an interview withGerman magazine Kicker that he was disappointed atRoma for selling him after he told the club he wanted to stay.
The 10 Series Class of 2013 Review: Our 10 Serie A best young players of 2013 reviewed is a post from: Just Football
The 10 Series is our annual special feature on Just Football scouting the best young talents in Europe. Before we release our list of Serie A best young players to watch in 2014/15 later this week, how did Serie A's 10 Series Class of 2013 get on?
20 years ago to this very day (September 4th, 1994), a 17-year-old Francesco Totti scored the very first of his 235 Serie A goals for Roma by latching onto a knock-down from Daniel "The Beaver" Fonseca and walloping a shot into the bottom corner to open the scoring for theGiallorossi in a 1-1 draw against Foggia at the Stadio Olimpico.