Roma appoints Jose Mourinho as manager for next season

Soccer May 5, 2021

Roma appoints Jose Mourinho as manager for next season

AS Roma has named Jose Mourinho as their new head coach on a three-year contract, the Italian first-division club announced on Tuesday, 15 days after the Portuguese was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur. The 58-year-old will replace Paulo Fonseca for the start of next ...

Roma held, Fiorentina wins as Italian soccer awaits fans' return

Soccer Sep 20, 2020

Roma held, Fiorentina wins as Italian soccer awaits fans' return

Roma settled for a scoreless draw in their Italian first-division opener at Hellas Verona on Saturday, with Gaetano Castrovilli scoring in a 1-0 win for Fiorentina against Torino behind closed doors before the return of a limited number of fans to stadiums 24 hours ...

Serie A still attracts investors despite decline

Soccer Aug 7, 2020

Serie A still attracts investors despite decline

Serie A is sometimes seen as the fallen giant of Europe's top soccer leagues, based in a country where a stifling bureaucracy has prevented its clubs from competing on level terms with rivals from England, Spain and Germany. Yet, AS Roma's imminent takeover by Texas-based ...

Liverpool outlasts Roma, advances to Champions League final

Soccer May 3, 2018

Liverpool outlasts Roma, advances to Champions League final

Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding its luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night that sent them through 7-6 on aggregate. The five-time European champion, whichwill face holder Real Madrid in the ...

Inter Milan's Nagatomo limps off pitch with hamstring pain

Soccer Aug 27, 2017

Inter Milan's Nagatomo limps off pitch with hamstring pain

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic could be in for a selection headache for the World Cup qualifier against Australia after defender Yuto Nagatomo asked for his own substitution in Inter Milan's 3-1 win at Roma on Saturday. Nagatomo, who has been called up for Thursday's Australia ...

U.K.'s Roma 'excluded, ignored, neglected'

World / Social Issues Nov 17, 2013

U.K.'s Roma 'excluded, ignored, neglected'

by Mark Townsend

The headquarters of Britain's biggest Roma charity is a large building beside a major thoroughfare in east London, yet its official address is a P.O. box. The fear of reprisal against Britain's Roma community, even in London's most multicultural borough, remains real. Hours after member ...