Despite the metaphoric ringing of the bell to signal the end of the transfer window, Roma’s real mercato is only just starting.
Roma rebounded from a tough defeat away to Lecce by emerging victorious over an Udinese side also battling for a Champions League place. Roma Journal looks at five things we learnt about Luis Enrique’s side in their critical 3-1 win.
What a game. What a glorious, glorious game.
Ladies and gentlemen, that was Roma. The initial lead, the following possession that led to nothing, the awful defense on the goal conceded, and dramatic finishes at the end. It was a stereotypical Roma win, and it was a stereotypical Roma win over Udinese thanks to Totti’s late strike that took Roma into the lead. Continue reading
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
Roma have signed an agreement with the Policlinico Universitario Campus Bio-Medico to provide better treatment for the first team, youth teams and staff. The hospital is located close to the training ground at Trigoria, and will allow the club’s personnel to receive highly specialised care as well as diagnostic tests.
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
Can Roma’s captain adapt to Luis Enrique’s style of football, given his age and commercial abilities?
Here’s a short news roundup for Wednesday March 21. Expect at least one of these per day as the site gets launched officially.