ROMA NEWS

Mario Balotelli threatened to walk off the field if he hears racist abuse, but the Referees’ Association warned he “will be sent off.”
Head of the Italian Referees' Association Marcello Nicchi has claimed that the game has to be hard on racism.
Hernanes is a doubt for Lazio's game against Cagliari this weekend, and could also miss the Coppa Italia final next weekend.
Psy, of Gangnam Style fame, will perform before the Coppa Italia final between Roma and Lazio next Sunday.
Injured Lazio duo Michael Ciani and Ogenyi Onazi have both received good news ahead of the Coppa Italia final next week.
Former Roma boss Zdenek Zeman has claimed that Mario Balotelli is 'booed because of his attitude, not the colour of his skin'.
The agent of Maarten Stekelenburg has revealed that the goalkeeper is not certain to stay at Roma this summer.
Nicolas Burdisso has underlined his desire to continue his career in Italy with Serie A outfit Roma.
Mario Balotelli told CNN if he is racially abused again, “I’m going to leave the pitch” and was “not surprised” Manchester City sacked Roberto Mancini.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini said Napoli have first say on Josip Ilicic, but extraordinarily suggested “Sepp Blatter is racist against Italians!”
The Coppa Italia will go ahead on May 26 at 17.00 UK time after legal action to have kick-off moved was rejected.
Despite his poor spell at Inter, Rafa Benitez’s agent assures “we’ll take offers from Italy into consideration” after rumours of Roma and Napoli interest.
Italy are in the European Under-17 Championship Final for the first time in history, beating hosts Slovakia 2-0.
Juventus could make a sensational move for Roma forward Erik Lamela, according to reports in the Italian Press.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has hit out at the Italian Football Federation [FIGC], insisting that fining Roma for racial abuse is not enough.
President of the Italian Professional Footballers' Assocation [AIC] Damiano Tommasi has insisted that racism has no place in the game.
Lazio forward Sergio Floccari has insisted that this month's Coppa Italia final against Roma will be 'historic'.
Milan have rejected speculation that boss Massimiliano Allegri has held talks about becoming the next Coach of Roma.
Marco Amelia has claimed that Milan will be fully focused on qualifying for next season's Champions League, despite last weekend's controversies.
Parma defender Fabiano Santacroce has commented on Roma fans racial abuse of Milan players, saying it should 'never happen again'.