Best Football Team in Serie A - AS Roma FC History

Best Football Team in Serie A - AS Roma FC History - A.s. Rome was founded in the summer of 1927 by Italo Foschi, who initiated the merger of three Championship football club older Italians from Rome, Roma FC, SS Alba-Audace Roma and Fortitudo-Pro SGS. The purpose of this merger is to give the Eternal City a strong club to rival that of the more dominant club Northern Italy at that time. The only major Roman club to resist the merger SS Lazio because of the intervention of the Fascist Militia General Vaccaro, club members and executives of the Italian Football Federation. The club played its earliest seasons in the stadium Appio Motovelodromo, before settling in the working class streets of Testaccio, where he built the all-wooden ground Campo Testaccio, opened in November 1929. An early season in which Roma made a large sign is a championship 1930-31, the club finished as runners-up behind Juventus. Captain Attilio Ferraris along with Guido Masetti, Fulvio Bernardini and Rodolfo Volk were highly important players during this period.
After the decline in league form and the departure of key players is high, Roma eventually rebuilt their squad adding goalscorers such as Enrique Guaita Argentina Under the management of Barbesino Luigi, Rome club came close to their first title in 1935. - 36;. finishing just one point behind champion Bologna
Serie A winner in 1941-42.

Serie A winners in 1941-42

Roma returned to form after consistent for much of the late 1930s; Roma recorded an unexpected title triumph in the 1941-1942 season by winning their first Scudetto eighteen goals scored by local player Amedeo Amadei is very important for that. Alfred Schaffer train Rome side won the title. At the time Italy was involved in World War II and the Roma were playing at the Stadio del Partito Nazionale Fascista.

In the years after the war, Rome was not able to recapture their league stature from the early 1940s. Roma finished at the bottom of Serie A for five consecutive seasons, before finally succumbing to their only ever relegation to Serie B at the end of the 1950-51 season; around decade after their championship victory. Under future national team manager Giuseppe Viani, promotion straight back is achieved.
After returning to Serie A, Roma managed to stabilize themselves as a top half club again with players such as Egisto Pandolfini, Dino Da Costa and Dane Helge Bronée their best finish this period was under the management of England Jesse Carver. , While in 1954-1955 they finished as runners-up, after Udinese who originally finished second exile for corruption. Although Roma can not get into the top four over the next decade, they achieve some measure of cup success. honor their first outside of Italy recorded in 1960-61 when Roma won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup by beating Birmingham City 4-2 in the final few years later the Romans. won their first Coppa Italia trophy in 1963-1964, by beating Torino 1-0.

their lowest point came in the 1964-65 season when the manager Juan Carlos Lorenzo announced that the club can not pay their players and not be able to afford to take a trip to Vicenza to meet the next fixture. Supporters club continued to run fundraiser in Theatre Sistina and bankruptcy is avoided by the election of new club president Franco Evangelisti.

Their second Coppa Italia trophy was won in 1968-69 while competing in the minor league systems such as Giacomo Losi set. Roma appearance record during 1969 with 450 appearances in all competitions, a record he set would last for 38 years.

Roma are able to add another cup to their collection in 1972, with a 3-1 victory over Blackpool in the Anglo-Italian Cup. For more than 1970 performances of Rome at the top the Serie A has been sporadic. The best place club were able to achieve during this decade the third in 1974-75. leading players who turned out for the club during this period included midfielder Giancarlo De Sisti and Francesco Rocca.

Pruzzo scudetto with Roma and a patch.

Dawn of new era in the history of football success of Rome was taken by another Coppa Italia victory, they beat Torino on penalties to win the trophy from 1979 to 1980. Rome will reach a height in the league that they are not touched since the 1940s by a narrow and controversial finishing as runners-up to Juventus in the 1980-81 Ex. Milan player Nils Liedholm was the manager at that time, with players such as Bruno Conti, Agostino In Bartolomei, Roberto Falcao Pruzzo and Falcao.
The second scudetto not avoid Rome for longer, in Rome 1982-83 club won the title for the first time in 41 years, in the midst of celebrations in the capital. The next season, Roma finished as runners-up in Italy and collected Coppa Italia, they also finished as runner-up in the European Cup final 1984. The European Cup final with Liverpool's 1-1 draw with goals from Pruzzo, but Rome ultimately lost the penalty shoot-out. Rome was a success in 1980 will finish with a runner-up in 1985-1986 and the Coppa Italia victory, beating Sampdoria 3-2.

After that a comparative decline began in the league, one of the few top league of the next period into third place finish in 1987-88. In the early 1990s the club was involved in all-Italian UEFA Cup final, where they lost 2-1 to Internazionale in 1991; the same season Juventus Coppa Italia trophy seventh and ended runner-up for Sampdoria in the Supercoppa Italiana. Apart from finishing runners-up to Torino in the Coppa Italia final, rest of the decade most of the sub-par in the history of Rome, especially in leagues where they could manage was fourth highest in 1997-98. the early 1990s also saw the emergence of homegrown striker Francesco Totti who will continue to be an important member of the team and captain of the club icon.


Rome back in the form of the 2000s, started the decade in great style by winning their third ever Serie A title in 2000-01, scudetto was won on the last day of the season by beating Parma 3-1, edging out Juventus by two points. Club captain, Francesco Totti is a big reason for winning the title and he will be one of the main heroes in the history of the club, going to break the club record some. Other important players during this period included Aldair, Cafu, Gabriel Batistuta and Vincenzo Montella.
The club tried to defend the title next season but ended as runners-up to Juventus by just one point. This will be the beginning of the Roma finishing as runners-up many times in both Serie A and Coppa Italia during the 2000s, they lost 4-2 to AC Milan in the Coppa Italia final in 2003 and exiled to Milan again by finishing second in the Serie A for the 2003-04 season the club was also returned some capitalized. time in the 2003-04 season. In November € 20 003 37.5 million injected by the "Rome 2000" to cover the half-year losses and loss carried from previous year.  and again on June 30 for € 44.57 million . Through the stock exchange, further € 19.850 million new shares issued, and at the end of the year, share capital € 19,878,000,  that does not change in 2011. The next season also saw the departure of Walter Samuel for € 25 million and Emerson to €, 28 million which decreased the power of the squad, so Roma finished as the eighth place, one of the worst last season.
Francesco Totti, the captain now, with the Coppa Italia 2007-08
Serie A scandal was uncovered during 2006 and Rome is one of the team is not involved, after the punishment given to, Rome was again classified as a runner-up for 2005-06; the same season in which they finished second in the Coppa Italia defeat of Internazionale in The next two seasons. Serie A Roma finished as runners-up, which means that in the Rome of the 2000s have finished in the top two positions more than a decade in the history of their Meanwhile in the UEFA Champions League during the second season, they reached the quarter-finals before going to Manchester United. Although getting careless in the UEFA Champions League 2008-09, Roma managed to reach the knockout stages ahead of Chelsea in their group, thus finishing for the first time in their history as the winner of the group stage. However, Roma will be losing to Arsenal in the preliminary round on penalty kicks, ending their Champions League campaign.

After a disappointing 2009-10 season, replacing Claudio Ranieri as head coach Luciano Spalletti. At the time of the switch, Roma Serie lying under the table after the loss to Juventus and Genoa. Despite this setback, Rome will then begin an incredible stroke of 24 matches unbeaten in the league - the last from 24 to 2-1 win over rivals Lazio, where Rome came 1-0 at half-time to beat their city rivals dared Ranieri was replaced after both Totti and De Rossi in the interval. The Roma are on the table at one point, before a loss to UC Sampdoria later in the season. Roma will finish runner-up to Inter again in both Serie A and Coppa Italia. This rounded out a highly successful decade in the history of Rome, following the somewhat mediocre in the 1990s. During the 2000's, the Romans finally reclaim the Scudetto, two Coppa Italia trophies, and their first two titles Supercoppa Italiana. Other notable contributions to the club's history has been put back into the UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals (in the edition of 2006-2007 and 2007-2008) since 1984, six runner-up position in the league, four Coppa Italia finals and three finals Supercoppa - marking the largest decade ever Rome.


In the summer of 2010, the Sensi family agreed to relinquish their control over AS Roma as part of a debt settlement agreement. This brings an end to the presidential administration of the Sensi family who has led the club since 1993. Until the new owners appointed, Rosella Sensi will continue the role of director of the club. 2010-11 season again saw Rome started with mixed fortune on both domestic and European level. This includes losses against a team like Cagliari, Brescia and a 2-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League group stage (a match that saw manager Claudio Ranieri was openly criticized by the players themselves). However, followed by a victory over Inter Milan and a sensational victory against Bayern Munich in the return fixture, which saw against Roma 0-2 in round-time to emerge as the winner 3-2. After a series of poor results which saw Rome was involved in a five-game winless streak, consecutive, Claudio Ranieri resigned as head coach in February 2011, and former striker Vincenzo Montella was appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the season. It was also during this season that the icon of Rome, Francesco Totti scored his 200th Serie A goal against Fiorentina in March 2011 - just became the sixth player ever to achieve such a feat.
On April 16, 2011, the takeover contract was signed. Thomas R. DiBenedetto, through "DiBenedetto Roma LLC", will acquire 67.1% stake in AS Roma Spa (the club itself, worth € 60.3 million), the entire ownership "ASR Real Estate Srl" and "Brand Management Srl" from Sensi's " Roma 2000 Srl '(Child Italpetroli company) for a total of € 70,300,000. The new parent company, is a joint venture of "DiBenedetto Roma LLC" and UniCredit SpA, in a ratio of 60-40.  The date of the transaction is scheduled on July 31, 2011.

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