Brian McLaughlin

I've been a massive fan of Italian football since the Roma team of Fabio Capello won the Scudetto in 2001. Totally mesmerised by Francesco Totti, I've been following Roma ever since.

By Brian McLaughlin On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Roma Club Focus – Mid-Season Review: The story so far

Midway through a season that had initially promised to be Roma’s great awakening, it appears that the Giallorossi have not only been caught napping but are experiencing something of a recurring nightmare.After More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

French defender wants to remain at Roma insists agent

Lucas Digne is enjoying his football at Roma and may make his loan spell with the Giallorossi permanent, according to his agent Mikkel Beck. The French defender signed on a one-year loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Garcia: Roma are determined to reach the Coppa Italia quarter finals

Roma boss Rudi Garcia believes beating Spezia in the last 16 of the Coppa Italia on Wednesday is hugely important for his side as the competition represents a great opportunity to win some silverware. After a poor More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Lazio coach seeks response against Empoli

After a poor run of Serie A form, Lazio coach Stefano Pioli is eager to see his side turn around their fortunes when they face Empoli at the Stadio Carlo Castellani on Sunday. The Biancocelesti have not won a league More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Friday, November 27th, 2015

Juventus consider audacious swoop for Manchester City striker

Juventus are planning an ambitious summer deal to bring Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero to Turin. The Bianconeri recently triumphed 1-0 over the Premier League side during their Champions League clash at the More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Manchester City reject bid from Juventus for French midfielder

Manchester City have rejected a bid of around €14 million from Juventus for midfielder Samir Nasri. The Frenchman has featured just eight times for the Premier League side this season and reportedly views his More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Friday, November 20th, 2015

West Ham United will have to pay €20 million to sign Roma striker

Roma‘s Seydou Doumbia could be on the verge of a shock move to Premier League side West Ham United, but any deal will depend on the Hammers stumping up €20 million to secure his signature. Goals appeared More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Video: Aston Villa starlet suffers horrific knee injury

Aston Villa’s season has gone from bad to worse after promising left-back Jordan Amavi looks certain to miss the rest of the season after suffering a terrible knee injury with France’s Under-21 side. The More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Roma Club Focus: Deserted Stadio Olimpico overshadows Giallorossi triumph

There are few bigger games in world football than the Derby della Capitale between Roma and Lazio, yet Sunday’s meeting between the pair was deprived of the feisty atmosphere that normally epitomises the More...

By Brian McLaughlin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Video: Manchester United striker slaps WWE star

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has faced many intimidating defenders in his career. Indeed the England international has often lost his cool when opponents have tried to rile him, but this reaction to WWE More...

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