Totti discusses prisons and monks
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Totti discusses prisons and monks

Roma legend Francesco Totti looks back on his life, revealing a man stayed in prison to see him, and that he was once hidden from fans by a monk. Er Pupone is releasing his autobiography on Thursday, and to promote his upcoming book he appeared on RAI’s ‘Che Tempo Che Fa’. “I thank the publishing…

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Ballardini: ‘Rossi never doped’
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Ballardini: ‘Rossi never doped’

Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini is certain that his former player Giuseppe Rossi isn’t guilty of doping. The Italian international spent the second half of last season with the Grifone, but he wasn’t offered a contract for this term. Today it emerged that he has failed a doping test, and will have a hearing on October…

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Roma fans protest Pallotta
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Roma fans protest Pallotta

Roma President James Pallotta hasn’t escaped the fallout from recent results, with a banner on Via Salaria telling him to leave. The Giallorossi have had a disastrous start to the season, losing to Bologna the weekend for their fifth competitive game without a win. The American owner said he was “disgusted” by the performance, and…

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Buffon: ‘Happy for Inzaghi’
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Buffon: ‘Happy for Inzaghi’

Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon is happy to see his “great friend” Filippo Inzaghi take on the Bianconeri as Bologna Coach. The former striker will take the Rossoblu to Turin tomorrow to face the champions, and has been offered encouragement by his former Italy teammate. “Pippo has always been a great friend of mine,” Buffon told…

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‘Parma motivated for Napoli’
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‘Parma motivated for Napoli’

Parma Coach Roberto D’Aversa acknowledges Napoli are “one of the best teams in Serie A” but “we’ll try to bring home a result”. The Ducali travel to the Stadio San Paolo tomorrow to face Carlo Ancelotti’s men, and the tactician spoke in the pre-match Press conference this afternoon. “After a good win with a very…

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Inzaghi: ‘Focused on Udinese’
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Inzaghi: ‘Focused on Udinese’

Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi will “have to make some evaluations” about his team but assures “in my mind there’s only Udinese”. The first Derby della Capitale of the season takes place on Saturday, but the Biancocelesti boss won’t be turning his attentions to Roma too soon. “My staff and I have to choose the best…

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Rossi risks doping ban
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Rossi risks doping ban

Giuseppe Rossi risks a one-year doping ban, after testing positive for dorzolamide after Benevento-Genoa last season. The Italian international is currently without a club after leaving the Grifone, making nine appearances and scoring once. Rossi tested positive for dorzolamyde, a drug that can usually be found in anti-glaucoma medication, but which is a carbonic anhydrase…

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Lazio owe Feyenoord €1m
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Lazio owe Feyenoord €1m

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that Lazio must pay Feyenoord over €1m for Stefan de Vrij, after being scammed out of the final €2m instalment. The Biancocelesti signed the defender in the summer of 2014, but were sent a fake email demanding the final €2m instalment, and they sent the money to…

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Milan repay Li bonds
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Milan repay Li bonds

Milan have officially announced the early repayment of two bonds worth a total €128m issued by former owner Yonghong Li. The Chinese businessman issued the two bonds to repay the €73m shareholder loan granted by Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux and fund transfer activity. He was ousted by U.S hedge fund Elliott Management, and it has…

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Spalletti wins appeal
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Spalletti wins appeal

Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti has won his appeal against a touchline ban, so he’ll be on the bench for the Fiorentina game tonight. The Nerazzurri boss was given a one-game ban for his celebration when his side got a late winner against Sampdoria. The club announced an appeal almost immediately, and today it has been…

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