Sport Daniel Pablo Osvaldo narrowly avoided a red card

The Italian was involved in a training ground incident this month

Sarkozy under fire as Roma crackdown fails

Several measures he announced in a speech linking crime and migration have been quietly dropped

My Edinburgh hell

Veteran comics of the Fringe recall some of the gigs they would rather forget

Barcelona sell Bojan Krkic to Roma in complicated deal

Barcelona sold striker Bojan Krkic to Roma today in a complicated deal that could net the Spanish club €40m - or cost them €1m.

Liverpool wrap up deal for Alexander Doni

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Alexander Doni from Roma.

Baldini quits for Roma but will return for free in Euro build-up

Capello aide bows out after qualifiers but is back in unpaid role for Spain game and 2012 preparations

Franco Baldini to leave England for Roma

The Football Association have confirmed England general manager Franco Baldini is to leave his post at the end of England's Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.

Roma deny Daniele De Rossi will be sold

Midfielder Daniele De Rossi wants to remain at Roma, according to club sporting director Walter Sabatini.

Fulham sign John Arne Riise from Roma

Fulham have completed the signing of Roma defender John Arne Riise for an undisclosed fee.

Ricardo Alvarez to join Inter Milan in £10m deal

Velez Sarsfield have announced they have reached an agreement with Inter Milan for the transfer of Ricardo Alvarez to the Italian outfit.

Hearts lose sponsor for retaining sex offender Thomson

Heart of Midlothian's decision to retain the services of Craig Thomson, who was convicted this month of "lewd, libidinous and indecent behaviour", has cost the club one of its sponsors.

Capello to lose right-hand man as FA allows Baldini to join Roma

The Football Association will allow Franco Baldini, England's general manager, to join Roma in a similar position immediately after the European Championship qualifying campaign is completed.

Baldini wants part-time England role so he can take job at Roma

Fabio Capello's closest aide in the England camp will ask the Football Association if he can go part-time once the team have qualified for Euro 2012 – providing they do so – in order that he can take over the job of director of football at Roma in Serie A.

Udinese hold talks with Barcelona star Bojan

Barcelona are in talks with Udinese over a possible move for Arsenal and Liverpool target Bojan Krkic to the Serie A outfit, according to the player's agent.

Luis Enrique 'agrees' to coach Roma

Barcelona B-team coach Luis Enrique has reportedly reached a deal to take over Roma.

Carlo Ancelotti to take one-year sabbatical from coaching

Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed he will take a one-year sabbatical from coaching after being dismissed by Chelsea last month.

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