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 ...

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 ...

Shares of Juventus plunge amid fears virus will keep fans away

Soccer Feb 25, 2020

Shares of Juventus plunge amid fears virus will keep fans away

Shares of Juventus Football Club S.p.A., home to star player Cristiano Ronaldo, fell as much as 14 percent in two days amid fears the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy could lead to some top division matches being played in empty stadiums. The Italian Football Federation ...

Honda determined to reach goals as player, owner

Soccer Jan 4, 2016

Honda determined to reach goals as player, owner

Growing up in Osaka, Keisuke Honda dreamed of signing with AC Milan and wearing the No. 10 for the Rossoneri, a dream the Japan international has managed to realize. But two years after arriving at the San Siro to huge fanfare and massive expectations, Honda ...

Soccer Aug 31, 2015

Nagatomo not leaving Inter Milan: source

Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo is staying put at Inter Milan, a source at the Serie A club said on Sunday. The 28-year-old fullback, who has been called up for Japan's World Cup qualifiers against Cambodia and Afghanistan on Sept. 3 and 8, respectively, was reportedly ...

Soccer Apr 13, 2014

AC Milan's Honda sidelined by ankle sprain

Injured AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda will miss Sunday's home tie to Catania after being left out of the squad for the Serie A match. Honda sprained his left ankle in training on Thursday. The severity of the injury was not initially known, but manager ...