Uncategorized January 16, 2015
“We need to fight again to achieve this dream, it’s still in our hands and being in with a chance of qualifying from this group was the dream from the start.”
That was a statement which was released by Daniele de Rossi before As.Roma played their Champions League match against Manchester City and ultimately lost against the Premier League club with a final scoreboard of 2-0.
Uncategorized December 11, 2014
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has come out with an apology after his team suffered an embarrassing 7-1 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Roma came into the group stage match with real hope of getting three points since they were playing in front of their own supporters.
The 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the previous round has given them hope of reaching the knockout stages. Bayern are the undisputed favourites to win the group, but a victory against the Germans would put Roma in a great position for qualification.
Uncategorized September 22, 2014
Roma and Italy star Daniele De Rossi has rejected claims that he criticised Mario Balotelli during the World Cup 2014. The striker, who recently moved to Liverpool in a £ 16 million deal from AC Milan, reportedly put his pictures in the entire World Cup sticker album. De Rossi is reported to have said that Italy do not need Balotelli, who was a major disappointment at the World Cup 2014 after scoring just one goal in three matches. Ironically, the 24-year-old striker has been left out of the latest Italy squad announced by new manager Antonio Conte.
Uncategorized August 11, 2014
Roma came close to winning the Italian Serie A title last season, as they were surprise package under new manager Rudi Garcia. Now, expectations are high that they will be able to win the title in the coming season due to several reasons. Juventus, who have won the title in the last three seasons, recently parted company with manager Antonio Conte. Even though they have appointed former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri, it is expected that this managerial change will be a weakening factor for the current champions.
Uncategorized July 2, 2014
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has claimed that it was a pleasure to play alongside Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard when Italy met England in the opening group match at the World Cup 2014. Gerrard is regarded as one of the finest midfielders in the last few decades for the England national team. Over the years, many have praised the 34-year-old for having the quality to play for the best teams in the world. Even though he has never won the Premier League title, Gerrard has been hugely successful by lifting numerous trophies like the Champions League in his career.
Uncategorized June 23, 2014
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi expressed his regret at seeing his international teammate Riccardo Montolivo ruled out of the World Cup 2014 due to injury. AC Milan midfielder suffered a serious injury that is likely to see him miss the next few months of action. The injury, though, is a major blow for Italy’s hopes of winning the World Cup. Montolivo is an important player for the national team. After learning about the injury, De Rossi said that it is extremely sad to know that a key player like Montolivo shall be unavailable.
Uncategorized June 2, 2014
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi is one of the players to be included in the professional 30 man squad announced by Italy’s national team manager Cesare Prandelli ahead of the World Cup 2014. It was heavily suggested that Prandelli will not think twice about leaving De Rossi out of the team after the recent troubles faced by the Roma midfielder. He has been struggling with temperamental issues this campaign and the former Fiorentina boss has been a strict disciplinarian. He has always maintained that any player with temperamental issues will have no place in his squad.
Uncategorized May 14, 2014
Former England striker Michael Owen believes Roy Hodgson must look to attack if he wants his side to impress at this summer’s World Cup.
Hodgson has received wide-ranging praise for his decision to include a number of exciting youngsters in his 23 and although the Three Lions are by no means expected to win the tournament.
With England 33/1 with Paddy Power to win the World Cup, there appears to be a quiet optimism surrounding the squad.
Uncategorized May 8, 2014
Since 2004, Petr Cech has been the undisputed first choice goalkeeper of Chelsea as the veteran shot-stopper continues to play at world-class levels which have helped the Premier League on being on one of top spots of the English league.
The 31 years old goalkeeper has even helped Chelsea on lifting the Champions League as they defeated Barcelona in 2011 and Cech played a crucial role as he denied Messi and the rest of the attacking forces of the Spanish club from scoring.
Uncategorized March 19, 2014
At 19:45 this evening, Manchester United will face Greek club, Olympiakos, at Old Trafford, hoping to become the second team from England to progress to the last eight of the Champions League.
Fans who are gambling on the game with Betfair know that United are in a bad way – on the surface, at least. The Reds are heading into the clash two goals down on aggregate, courtesy of strikes from Alejandro Dominguez and Joel Campbell, with a recent 3-0 defeat to bitter rivals, Liverpool, standing as a microcosm of their luck on the football pitch so far this season.