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When Serie A title races captivated the world

Juventus are cruising to their eighth straight title but Serie A was not always so predictableBy Chris Weir for The Gentleman Ultra“We thought that we had already won the Scudetto, but that is not the case,” shrugged Max Allegri a few weeks ago after J…

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Monchi considers Arsenal technical director role after leaving Roma

• Monchi quits Roma as Claudio Ranieri is appointed manager• Arsenal manager Unai Emery worked with Monchi at SevillaThe Spanish technical director Monchi is considering joining Arsenal after leaving Roma. The 50-year-old lasted less than two years at …

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Roma sack manager Eusebio Di Francesco after Champions League exit

• Italian side lie fifth in Serie A, but went out to Porto• Club president Jim Pallotta confirms news in statementLess than 24 hours after their Champions League exit at Porto, Roma have sacked their manager, Eusebio Di Francesco.The Giallorossi curren…

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Porto score VAR penalty in extra time to send Roma out of Champions League

Porto converted a penalty awarded after a VAR review three minutes from the end of extra time to beat Roma 3-1 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals.Fernando went down as he tried to meet Maxi Pereira’s low shot across the face of the goal and …

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Porto v Roma: Champions League last 16, second leg – live!

Live updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offYou can email Barry here or tweet him here 6.45pm GMT Not to be outdone by his opposite number, Porto’s coach also spoke of the importance of the group over the individual. “The collective is what counts,” he said….

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Lazio’s Inzaghi forces inquest upon Roma after derby thrashing

A handsome Rome derby victory for Lazio piles the pressure on Roma’s Eusebio Di FrancescoSimone Inzaghi could not allow himself to celebrate right away. The Rome derby was 12 minutes old when Felipe Caicedo rounded Robin Olsen and rolled home the openi…

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The great golden oldie goalscorers in Italian football

Fabio Quagliarella scored in 11 straight games this season, continuing a long tradition of evergreen strikers in Serie ABy Ramez Nathan for The Gentleman UltraFabio Quagliarella made a little bit of history this season. He scored in 11 consecutive game…

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Italian Roma fan pleads guilty to attack on Liverpool supporter

Sean Cox suffered severe head injuries in assault outside Anfield in 2018An Italian national has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Liverpool FC supporter, Sean Cox, outside Anfield stadium.Cox, 53, a father of three from Dunboyne in Co Meath, Ireland, suf…

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Nicolò Zaniolo’s double delivers first-leg advantage for Roma against Porto

Teenage forward Nicolò Zaniolo scored twice as Roma edged the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Porto 2-1 at Stadio Olimpico. There had been little to chose between the sides during the first half, with Edin Dzeko seeing his sho…

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Roma v Porto: Champions League last 16, first leg – live!

Champions League last-16, first-leg updates, 8pm GMT kick-offMan Utd v PSG: Champions League last 16, first legAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 7.11pm GMT Roma: Mirante; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Pellegrini, De Rossi, Cris…

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PSG suffer first league defeat of season after Lyon produce shock

• Dembélé and Fekir goals give Lyon surprise 2-1 victory• Real defeat Alavés 3-0; Inter jeered by fans after lossParis Saint-Germain suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season as Lyon claimed a deserved 2-1 home victory on Sunday evening.Ángel D…

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Gabriel Batistuta at 50: celebrating seven of his greatest goals

Was there a more exotic footballer in the 1990s than Batigol? This collection of his best goals suggests not By Emmet Gates for The Gentleman UltraThe 1990s was perhaps the last great decade for centre-forwards. With coaches yet to shift to one-striker…

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From Coventry City to the Eternal City: Emma Lipman on life at Roma

When Emma Lipman was asked to sign for AS Roma before their first season in Serie A, she jumped at the chance By Martin Dunlop for The Gentleman UltraEagle-eyed football fans may have noticed a familiar face in Roma’s Christmas video. As Stephan El Sha…

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Roma’s Dzeko sent off for appearing to spit at referee in 7-1 loss to Fiorentina

• Juventus also eliminated from Coppa Italia by Atalanta• Barcelona hit Sevilla for six in Copa del Rey comebackRoma were thrashed 7-1 at Fiorentina and had forward Edin Dzeko sent off after apparently spitting at the referee, while the defending champ…

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Serie A’s weekend of thrills topped by great entertainers Atalanta again | Paolo Bandini

Other matches featured seven goals, two penalties and red cards but Atalanta’s comeback against Roma beat the lotIt was one of those days in Serie A. Oh, you know the sort: when the lunchtime kick-off features seven goals, two penalties, and a red card…

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European roundup: Lionel Messi helps Barcelona to win at Girona

Barcelona win Catalan derby against GironaGoals galore in Serie A as Fiorentina and Roma are heldLionel Messi scored for a sixth consecutive La Liga game as champions Barcelona saw off a gutsy Girona side 2-0 in a Catalan derby on Sunday to go five poi…

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Football transfer rumours: Arsenal and Chelsea scrap for Cengiz Under?

Today’s fluff has forgottenAs nothing especially surprising or notable happened yesterday, it falls to the Mill – the noble, brave saviour that is the Mill – to rescue this whole content operation and bring some big numbers to the party. What would the…

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Roma woes find temporary relief with win amid Pallotta protests | Paolo Bandini

Before the unconvincing win over Genoa, banners and posters appeared all over the city telling Roma’s president to ‘go home’It is sometimes said, in a sporting context, that winning cures all ills. But not in Italy’s capital city. Roma beat Genoa 3-2 a…

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Champions League: last 16 draw – live!

Draw starts at 11am GMT | How far will the 16 teams go?Sign up now for The Fiver, our free football emailFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.29am GMT Over on Uefa, they have managed to ask dozens of famous players at Champions League cl…

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Champions League: how far will the 16 teams go in the knockout stages?

Will PSG finally make the last four? Will Liverpool win away from Anfield? Will Lyon win another game? By Ben McAleer and Josh Wright for WhoScoredAjax have qualified for the Champions League knockout stages for the first time in 13 years and almost di…