Chelsea to tour Australia for first time in 50 years
Chelsea to tour Australia for first time in 50 years

English football club Chelsea will tour Australia for the first time in 50 years after reportedly agreeing to play Sydney FC in June.

Juventus near Serie A title after dispatching Lazio
Juventus near Serie A title after dispatching Lazio

Juventus defeated second-placed Lazio 2-0 at home on Saturday to take another huge step towards their fourth straight Serie A title and boost their confidence for Wednesday`s crunch Champions League clash in Monaco.

Serie A preview: Leonardo Bonucci plays down treble talk as Juventus target Parma
Serie A preview: Leonardo Bonucci plays down treble talk as Juventus target Parma

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci insists the champions` feet are firmly on the ground despite a growing belief among fans the Turin giants can realistically aim for a treble of trophies this season.

AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse
AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse

AC Milan youth players were allegedly subjected to racist abuse during a tournament in Italy over the weekend, the Serie A club said on Monday.

Miroslav Klose on target as Lazio keep tabs on Roma
Miroslav Klose on target as Lazio keep tabs on Roma

Miroslav Klose opened the scoring as Lazio secured a precious 3-1 away win at Cagliari to keep the pressure on city rivals Roma on Saturday as they battle for Serie A`s second automatic Champions League qualifying spot.

Miralem Pjanic gives AS Roma first home victory in four months
Miralem Pjanic gives AS Roma first home victory in four months

Miralem Pjanic`s first-half strike gave AS Roma a 1-0 win over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, their first home victory for more than four months.

Serie A: Napoli meet fading Roma in battle for Champions League spot
Serie A: Napoli meet fading Roma in battle for Champions League spot

The battle for a Champions League place should add extra spice to Saturday`s meeting of old rivals AS Roma and Napoli, yet the build up to the game suggests it could be played in a lukewarm atmosphere.

In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory
In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to another 1-0 victory

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday.

Europa League: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance
Europa League: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance

Fiorentina tore apart Italian rivals AS Roma to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win that left their opponents` season in tatters and under-fire coach Rudi Garcia tottering on the brink of the sack.

Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap
Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap

AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia says they are now fighting just to qualify for next season`s Champions League after a run of eight draws in nine games left their Serie A title hopes in tatters.

Six-gun Romelu Lukaku spearheads Everton`s Europa dream
Six-gun Romelu Lukaku spearheads Everton`s Europa dream

Prolific Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will lead Everton`s assault on Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League last-16, first-leg tie on Thursday after scoring five times in the previous round.

Antonio Conte says ''his'' Juventus would be 20 points clear by now
Antonio Conte says ''his'' Juventus would be 20 points clear by now

Italy coach Antonio Conte criticised this year`s Serie A title race on Monday and said that if Juventus were as ruthless as they were under his leadership, they would be 20 points clear of the field.

Sublime Paul Pogba goal sends Juventus 11 points clear
Sublime Paul Pogba goal sends Juventus 11 points clear

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba scored a sublime goal to break Sassuolo`s determined resistance and give his side a 1-0 win which sent them 11 points clear at the top of Serie A and closer to a fourth successive title on Monday.

Misfiring AS Roma draw again to boost Juventus Serie A title bid
Misfiring AS Roma draw again to boost Juventus Serie A title bid

Misfiring Roma handed leaders Juventus the chance to stretch their Serie A lead to 11 points after being held to their eighth draw in nine consecutive games on Sunday.

Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble
Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble

Dynamo Kiev must pay a 70,000 euro ($77,000) fine and close part of their stadium following last week`s violence-scarred Europa League tie with Guingamp, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let AS Roma off the hook
Massimiliano Allegri angry after Juventus let AS Roma off the hook

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left the Stadio Olimpico pitch in angry mood after seeing his team squander a one-goal lead against 10 men in their 1-1 draw at AS Roma on Monday.

AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave
AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave

AS Roma eliminated Feyenoord in the last 32 of the Europa League by beating the home side 2-1 here with Feyenoord fans causing trouble in the stands and two red cards given to the home team.

AS Roma avenge win over Juventus to close gap
AS Roma avenge win over Juventus to close gap

The teams in Serie A face off on Monday when AS Roma host Juventus, with the home side hoping they can reverse the 3-2 defeat they suffered against the champions in October to close the gap at the top of the standings.

Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt
Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt

A late strike by Leandro Paredes ended Roma`s run of four successive league draws to reduce the gap on leaders Juventus to seven points and keep Rudi Garcia`s men in the Serie A title hunt on Sunday.

Mario Gomez guns down Roma in Italian Cup quarter-finals
Mario Gomez guns down Roma in Italian Cup quarter-finals

Two second half goals from German international Mario Gomez gave Fiorentina a 2-0 win over AS Roma in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday and set up a last four meeting against Juventus.