Despite the metaphoric ringing of the bell to signal the end of the transfer window, Roma’s real mercato is only just starting.
I don’t often get moved to write. Well, wait – I take that back. I OFTEN get moved to write, I just generally don’t do it. I usually try to leave it to the podcast (LaMagicast) for my airing of grievances/joys/analysis. I have however, hit a wall that requires me to put pen to paper. I hope it is worth your time.
Embattled Roma welcome Champions League hopefuls Napoli
There’s so much news today that if words were food, even Fabio Simplicio would be stuffed. Let’s get to it!
Daniele De Rossi was representing Roma at the Easter Paralympics on Tuesday, while there was some good news for Roma strikers both past and present.
Not a whole lot of news today, but yet another birthday at Trigoria and three legends look to feature in an upcoming charity match Continue reading
There’s never a dull moment at Roma, is there? Today we have injury news, the sighting of a legend, transfer rumblings that make only partial sense, and of course, more stories about locker room drama. Continue reading
After Francesco Totti’s poorly attempted chip over Christian Abbiati during the Milan game, there has been quite a bit of discussion centered around Roma’s legendary number 10: namely, is he past it? The reaction from the Roma community has been harsh. Paolo Franci of RomaNews put it quite poetically: “Unfortunately however, time that passes is a judge that gives no discounts nor abbreviated rights. And I fear that in his game and in the tentative attempt to chip, yes the chip, his trademark, there is the tick-tock of time that has passed and will never return.” Franci gave Capitano a 4 for the match, reflecting fears that Totti may just be past it. Continue reading