Roma have Mehdi Benatia, Kevin Strootman and Juan Iturbe in their US tour squad, but Gervinho will join later.   The Giallorossi will fly out to begin their pre-season tour of USA, including a training camp in Orlando. Benatia is included in the list despite repeated transfer links to Manchester City and Chelsea.   Read more  ...

A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B soccer club Bologna on Wednesday.   Tacopina was named club president and Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo is a large investor. A statement posted on Bologna's website announced the deal.   Read more   So...

by Tom Sheen   Andrea Pirlo has accepted a move to join New York City FC in Major League soccer, according to reports. The Juventus legend, 36, has "accepted" a proposal from the new club, according to Spanish newspaper AS, having spoken to the club's CEO Ferran Soriano.   Should a move go through, he will join former England and...

By Meaghan McGoldrick It's a call to arms for young soccer enthusiasts, or any aspiring athletes looking to get their soles on the turf and their feet on the ball. The Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club, based at 5725 18th Avenue, is looking for youngsters to get on board for its 2013/2014 season, starting this September.   Read more   S...

by Fabrizio Capobianco   No, Juventus is not opening a high-tech office in the Valley, nor relocating here. They plan to stay in Turin. However, a group of Juventus fans have decided it is time for the Vecchia Signora to have an official club in the West Coast. Yes, surprisingly, there is only one official Juventus Club in the US (a.k.a...

A top-tier European soccer club may find its next star on a Sioux Falls youth soccer field. Sampdoria, which plays in Italy's top league for professional soccer, is partnering with the Dakota Alliance Soccer Club to host an annual elite player camp and potential training for youth coaches in Sioux Falls.   The team, based in Genoa, Italy, h...

An American consortium is interested in a takeover of AC Milan, but it will not involve the club's former midfielder David Beckham. The group wants to purchase 51% of shares in the Rossoneri, but current owner Silvio Berlusconi has said that he is only willing to give up 30% for €300 million.   According to Tuttosport, the consortium be...

New Jersey native Giuseppe Rossi has made a move from la Liga club Villarreal to Serie A side Fiorentina, reportedly for a transfer fee in the range of $12.45 million.Rossi, who has been sidelined for over a year while rehabbing from a torn ACL, inked a four-year contract with Fiorentina, with is expected to pay over $2.5 million annually and can o...

An American consortium are reportedly interested in buying Cagliari and their Italian representative Luca Silvestrone has met with the mayor of the city Massimo Zedda to discuss the construction of a new stadium.   The investors wants to build a new arena and a sporting center in Sant'Elia, the area where the Sardinian club currently reside....

Giuseppe Rossi's grandfather has labelled Cesare Prandelli 'a traitor' after the Italy boss excluded the striker from the World Cup squad.   The Fiorentina hitman had recovered from five months out with a knee injury and featured in Italy's 0-0 draw with Republic of Ireland at Craven Cottage on Saturday.   Read more   Source:&n...