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Rome On Red Alert As The City Prepares For Influx Of Liverpool Supporters

Rome is on red alert with 3,000 police officers deployed to avoid ugly scenes during Roma’s Champions League return leg match against Liverpool at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. Liverpool supporter Sean Cox, a 53-year-old Irishman, remains in critical condition after being attacked close to Anfield by visiting supporters before last week’s semi-final, first leg. Around 5,000 Liverpool fans are …

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Two Italian Men Formally Charged Over Assault On Co. Meath Liverpool Fan

Two Italian men were charged on Thursday in connection with an assault which left a 53-year-old Liverpool fan from Dunboyne, Co. Meath, in a critical condition before Tuesday’s Champions League clash with AS Roma. Filippo Lombardi, 20, has been charged with violent disorder and wounding and inflicting grievous bodily harm, Merseyside Police said in a statement. Daniele Sciusco, 29, was …

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Roma Release Statement After Irishman Remains In Critical Condition In Hospital

AS Roma have released a statement this morning after the news that an Irish Liverpool supporter remains in a critical condition in hospital after being assaulted before the Champions League semi-final at Anfield last night. According to reports, there were clashes between Liverpool and Roma supporters shortly before kick-off. Around 80 Roma fans are thought to have used a side …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Finally Confirm The Club Record Signing Of Mohamed Salah

Salah Liverpool

After a long, drawn-out negotiation process, Egyptian international Mohamed Salah is now officially a Liverpool player. With personal terms reportedly already agreed, 25-year-old flew into England earlier this week to undergo a medical and complete the formalities of a deal that, while initially thought to be worth in the region of £34m, Roma have since confirmed is, in fact, is …

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Watch: Francesco Totti Scored His 250th Roma Goal Earlier, Netting Against Joe Hart

Roma legend Francesco Totti scored his 250th goal for the club on Sunday and denied England goalkeeper Joe Hart a clean sheet during Roma’s 3-1 loss to Torino on Sunday. Totti’s second-half penalty gave Luciano Spalletti’s side some brief hope before on-loan Roma winger Iago Falque sealed off the game with Torino’s third goal just ten minutes after the Roma captain had pulled one back. …

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Chelsea “Begin Negotiations” For £31m Roma Midfielder

during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on May 17, 2015 in Rome, Italy.

They don’t even have a manager confirmed for next season yet (though when has that ever stopped them doing anything), but Chelsea are reportedly making good progress in their pursuit of summer transfer targets. It is widely expected that Italy manager Antonio Conte will succeed current interim Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink at the end of the European Championships this summer, …

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The Incredible Renaissance Of Leicester City Boss Claudio Ranieri

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: (Editors notes: This image has been converted to black and white.) Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Leicester City at The King Power Stadium on January 16, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is on the brink of making English footballing history. David O’Connell looks at how he’s got there and who he’s done it with.  “I don’t know where they’ll go, Dubai maybe?” Ranieri said to a group of reporters after his side’s loss to Arsenal recently. The Premier League leaders conceded a 94th minute goal to lose to …

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Serie A Weekend Roundup: Juventus Set New Club Record

FROSINONE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 07: Players of Juventus celebrate the victory after the Serie A match between Frosinone Calcio and Juventus FC at Stadio Matusa on February 7, 2016 in Frosinone, Italy. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Frosinone weren’t to stand in the way of Juventus as a 2-0 win, with goals from Juan Cuadrado and Paulo Dybala, ensured a new club record was set this weekend. It proved to be the result which provided the club with their 14th consecutive victory. The winning run of games began with a win over Torino on October 31st, and …

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The Loss Of Pace And 4 Players Who Defied Fate

For some players, pace is but a bonus. Once it is robbed from them, their true quality shines through.  Eighteen years old: Your legs are fresh and new. Your limbs beg to hit the ground and sprint. You are capable of running for ninety minutes straight with an unending buzz and unstoppable stamina. Twenty-six years old: You have been running …

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Bayern Munich Meet Pope, Donate €1 Million

Fresh from their 7-1 annihilation of AS Roma on Tuesday night, Bayern Munich had a private audience with Pope Francis, where they donated €1 million to charitable causes. Images of Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer presenting the Pope with a Bayern Munich jersey have been tweeted by the official Bayern Munich Twitter account. Philipp #Lahm and @Manuel_Neuer present …

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Reports: Manchester United To Spend £60m In January

Manchester United could be about to spend £60 million in the January after a number of reports linked Louis Van Gaal’s side with moves for Arturo Vidal and Ron Vlaar. According to reports, Aston Villa have slapped a £12 million price tag on their Dutch centre half Vlaar amid interest from Manchester United who are set to look to recruit …

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Manchester City Duo Return To Training Ahead of Roma Encounter

Manchester City will be boosted by the news that Fernando and striker Stefan Jovetic have returned to training ahead of their Champions League match with Italian giants AS Roma. Fernando impressed in the early stages of this season but has been missed through injury in the last number of weeks, while former Fiorentina striker Stefan Jovetic had impressed as Manchester …

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