Doubts over Daniele De Rossi for Man City clash
Doubts over Daniele De Rossi for Man City clash

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi could miss the Serie A side`s Champions League trip to Manchester City after the Italian club confirmed he has suffered a lesion to his left soleus muscle.

Antonio Conte`s new-look Italy see off 10-man Dutch
Antonio Conte`s new-look Italy see off 10-man Dutch

Two goals in the first 10 minutes were enough to see Italy to a 2-0 friendly victory over World Cup semi-finalists the Netherlands and launch their new era under coach Antonio Conte in style.

Italy wary of tropical terror against Costa Rica

Italy look to reach the World Cup last 16 with victory over giant-killers Costa Rica on Friday but the four-time champions are wary of Recife`s tropical conditions.

2014 FIFA World Cup: England vs Italy - Preview

The tactical approaches of England and Italy`s wily coaches Roy Hodgson and Cesare Prandelli will come under the microscope with the oppressive atmosphere of the Amazon rainforest providing the backdrop for a Group D clash on Saturday.

Italy look to slay the ghost of 2010

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli might not admit it, but in Brazil the pressure is on to finally end the pain of a disastrous 2010 World Cup that plunged Italy into despair and sent the Azzurri into redemption mode.

Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino

First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday.

De Rossi misses Roma trip to Napoli after appeal rejected

Daniele De Rossi is out of the game at Napoli on Sunday after AS Roma`s appeal against his three-match ban for punching Inter Milan`s Mauro Icardi last week was rejected by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC).

De Rossi banned for three matches

Daniele De Rossi has been banned for three Serie A games after being found punching Mauro Icardi in the face during Saturday`s Roma home 0-0 draw with Inter Milan.

Juventus beat Roma to firm up title hope

Serie A leaders Juventus thrashed nine-man Roma 3-0 at home Sunday to firm up their hopes of claiming a third straight title, Xinhua reported.

Conte to respond to Totti`s provocation with facts on pitch

Juventus head coach Antonio Conte said his side will respond to Francesco Totti`s "pub talk provocation" with facts on the pitch when they face off Sunday night.

Daniele De Rossi says would have `committed suicide` if joined Man U last year

Italian footballer Daniele De Rossi has said that he would have `committed suicide` by now if he had signed for Manchester United last summer.

‘I have to be careful what I do in Rome’: De Rossi

The Giallorossi midfielder has hit out at the “lies” surrounding his future at the Stadio Olimpico as rumours of a move to the Premier League continue to surface.

Italy edge spirited Japan to seal final-four spot

Second-half substitute Sebastian Giovinco scored a dramatic 86th-minute winner here as Italy defeated Japan 4-3 in a pulsating FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match.

Prandelli advocates De Rossi move

The 29-year-old Roma midfielder has been the subject of interest from Chelsea and the Italy head coach believes a summer switch would benefit his progress as a player.

Chelsea open talks with Roma to sign De Rossi

Incoming boss Jose Mourinho has made the £15 million-rated Italy international one of his top summer targets as he attempts to reinforce the Blues` central midfield next season.

Juventus and PSG behind Barcelona in Europe: Ancelotti

The former AC Milan boss feels the Catalan giants are the benchmark to aim for, while is also resigned to missing out on reported targets Daniele De Rossi and Wesley Sneijder.

Roma not willing to sell De Rossi to Manchester City

The club`s senior officials have no intention of letting the player leave the Italian capital, despite not being able to force his way into Zdenek Zeman`s side on a regular basis.

‘Furious’ Mancini may quit Man City over lack of summer signings

An ‘angry’ Roberto Mancini could quit his managerial position at Manchester City in a year if he continues to be left high and dry over new signings, it has emerged.

Italian star De Rossi third top footballer to snub Man City

Italian international Daniele De Rossi has joined the likes of Robin Van Persie and Eden Hazard to snub a move to English champions Manchester City.

Italian trio of De Rossi, Abate and Chiellini uncertain for Euro SF clash with Germany

Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi and defenders Giorgio Chiellini and Ignazio Abate are doubtful for the Euro Cup semifinal clash with Germany as they are undergoing treatment for injuries.