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AS Roma (also known as Associazione Sportiva Roma or Roma) is a professional Italian football club which is based in Rome, Italy. AS Roma was founded in 1927 and has played in the top tier of the Italian football since then.

AS Roma home games are played at the Stadio Olimpico stadium which is also used by the rivals, Lazio. The Stadio olimpico stadium is the second largest of its kind in Italy with a capacity of nearly 75,000 seats (the largest stadium is San Siro).

AS Roma won Serie A for the first time in the 1941/42 season, AS Roma has also won Serie A in the 1982/83 and 2000/01 seasons. AS Roma has won more than 8 Coppa Italia titles and several Italian Super Cups. In the 80's, AS Roma reached high league rankinghs which they had not touched since the '40s when AS Roma finished as runners-up to juventus in the 1980/81 season. In the 1982/83 football season, AS Roma won the title for the first time in 41 years. In the following years, AS Roma has finished in the 3rd place in the 1987/88 season. After winning its 7th Coppa Italia in 1991, AS Roma was not measuring up to its traditional standards of performance for the rest of the 90's but in the 2001 AS Roma has rised again and won its 3rd Serie A title. However, AS Roma has failed in protecting the Serie A title in the following season in which AS Roma has ended as runners-up to Juventus.

In 2006, AS Roma fans were very proud in their team when the Serie A Scandal was revealed and it was clearly proved that AS Roma was not involved. Because of the punishments that were handed out in regards to the scandal, AS Roma was classified as runners-up for the 2005/06 season. In the 2 following seasons, AS Roma finished as Serie A runners-up. Eventually, during the 2000's; AS Roma has finished in the top 2 positions more than in any other decade in the AS Roma history.

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Roma's Marco Borriello joins Juventus on loan - report

Marco Borriello - Roma (Getty Images)
The Turin outfit have agreed the temporary signing of the Italian striker, who has struggled for regular football since the summer and the arrival of Pablo Osvaldo

Agent says Fabio Quagliarella will stay at Juventus despite the potential arrival of Roma's Marco Borriello

Fabio Quagliarella - Juventus (Getty Images)
The former Udinese striker is not worried about his compatriot's arrival at the club and is happy with his current situation, according to his representative

Erik Lamela happy with first six months at Roma

Roma
River Plate

Erik Lamela says he's feeling settled at AS Roma.

Lamela, just 19, joined the Giallorossi in the summer following the relegation of legendary Argentine club River Plate.

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NBA star Kevin Garnett purchases small stake in Roma

Kevin Garnett-Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics power forward is the second NBA player to become part of a European football club's ownership, with LeBron James having previously invested in Liverpool

Zenit join battle for Man City defender Savic

Manchester City
Roma

Zenit St Petersburg are interested in Manchester City defender Stefan Savic.

Savic's agent admits he's likely to leave in January on-loan.

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Flamengo express interest in Roma defender Juan

Roma
Flamengo

Flamengo have confirmed their interest in AS Roma defender Juan.

Juan is being linked with a return to Brazil next month.

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Agent of Villarreal striker Nilmar admits Roma offer on table

Roma
Villarreal

The agent of Villarreal striker Nilmar has revealed an offer has arrived from AS Roma.

The Brazilian striker has admitted an interest in moving to Roma.

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Espanyol rival Man City for Fiorentina winger Cerci

Fiorentina
Manchester City
Roma
Espanyol
Roberto Mancini

Espanyol are chasing Fiorentina winger Alessio Cerci.

Sport says Espanyol are ready to make enquiries about a possible transfer next month.

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Juventus strike terms for Roma striker Borriello

Juventus
Roma

Juventus have struck terms with AS Roma over a deal for Marco Borriello.

Juventus have finalised details to sign Borriello on loan from Roma with an option to buy for €7.5m.

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Napoli 3-3 Juventus & Serie A's top five games of 2011

Gokhan Inler, Alessandro Matri & Mirko Vucinic - Napoli-Juventus (Getty Images)
Goal.com invites you to peruse the matches that we feel stood out above all others during what has hopefully been a perception-changing year for Italian football sceptics