Sport Daniel Pablo Osvaldo narrowly avoided a red card

The Italian was involved in a training ground incident this month

Italian media reaction to Carlo Ancelotti dismissal

Carlo Ancelotti's dismissal as Chelsea manager has made it onto the front pages of the Italian press today.

Carlo Ancelotti denies Roma reports

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has brushed aside reports linking him with a move to Roma this summer.

Roma suitors fly in to complete takeover

Thomas DiBenedetto, the head of a United States consortium bidding to take control of cash-strapped Italian soccer club AS Roma, flew in to try to strike a takeover deal with creditor bank Unicredit today.

Manchester United tipped off about De Rossi's availability

The representatives of Roma's gifted central midfielder Daniele de Rossi are understood to have made Manchester United aware of his availability next season, as he contemplates removing his family from the city where his father-in-law was murdered and he is now understood to be the victim of a blackmail campaign.

John Lichfield: Walk the streets of Paris to see how polarised France is

My pedestrian commute from office to home takes me up the Champs-Elysées and through the tourist tunnel beneath the Arc de Triomphe. Most evenings, I come across two forms of street theatre which symbolise the parallel, non-communicating universes of 21st-century France.

Adriano to snub Newcastle and Tottenham for Brazil

Brazilian striker Adriano has claimed his future is in Brazil despite being linked with a move to the Premier League.

Shakhtar warn European rivals to be careful what they wish for

Big-name clubs would'regret' quarter-final tie in Donetsk after Brazilian forwards rout Roma

Milan worried by the 'different' problems posed by Crouch

You would think after Gareth Bale's exploits against Internazionale in the Champions League earlier in the season, when he scored a hat-trick at the San Siro, the Italian club's neighbours and visitors to White Hart Lane tomorrow would have him down as the one to stop. Not so. Milan's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva instead says Peter Crouch is the man they fear most when they visit Tottenham Hotspur, attempting to overturn their 1-0 defeat of three weeks ago.

Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar 'walked home' after error

Distraught Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar walked home from the San Siro to give himself time to think after his minor error helped give Bayern Munich a 1-0 first-leg win in their Champions League last 16.

Montella takes over from Ranieri at Roma

Roma have appointed Vincenzo Montella as their manager until the end of the season following the resignation of Claudio Ranieri.

Vincenzo Montella replaces Claudio Ranieri at Roma

Vincenzo Montella admitted that to one day coach Roma would be a dream come true - and that day has arrived sooner than he or anyone else could have imagined.

Claudio Ranieri exit will not damage takeover bid insist Roma

Claudio Ranieri quitting as coach of AS Roma and violent fan unrest will not put off an American consortium from trying to buy the indebted Serie A club, Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno said today.

Eurozone: Ranieri resigns as Roma coach after dismal loss

Former chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri resigned as coach of Roma last night following their 4-3 loss at Genoa in a match they had led 3-0.

Pressure builds on Ranieri after Roma slump to hat-trick of defeats

Roma are in desperate need of a win against Genoa on Sunday to help calm nerves after three major losses in three matches.

Three in 13 for Shakhtar against Roma

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