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[FM13] Roma - Conquering Europe Once Again

My attempt to bring European success to AS Roma
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Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 21:36
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013


AS Roma - Overview




Hello dear friends of FM Scout. As you may have gathered from the title, I am doing a save and story with AS Roma. I feel Roma are a club that have never really had much success but I also feel that I can bring them success and become a club legend.

The Title Explained


So why are Rome going to re-conquer Europe when they have never ever won a European competition? Well basically if anyone knows there history, they will know that the ancient Romans conquered Western Europe and would've likely conquered the entire world had they not been stopped at Hadrians wall. So this is my attempt to conquer Europe albeit in a slightly less violent way!

Also I find the storyline crucial for readers so expect all kinds of updates ranging from monthly score reviews to punch ups between players!

So Who Am I?




I am ex-Juventus captain Fabio Cannavaro. I have chosen to be him as he has an expansive knowledge of Seria A and Italian football in general. Also it adds controversy due to the fact he was an ex Juve player.

Budget


I have gave Roma a budget of £50,000,000 on the editor due to the sales of Bojan Krkic and Marquinhos. I feel this is a fair budget and I feel with this budget I can bring AS Roma success.

AS Roma - The Briefest of Brief Histories


Associazione Sportiva Roma commonly referred to as simply Roma, is a professional Italian football club based in Rome. Founded by a merger arranged by the Fascist regime in 1927, Roma have participated in the top-tier of Italian football for all of their existence but one season in the early 50s (1951–52). For their 61st season in a row (80th overall), Roma competed in Serie A for the 2012–13 season.
Roma have won Serie A three times, first in 1941–42 then in 1982–83 and again in 2000–01, as well as winning nine Coppa Italia titles and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. On the European stage Roma won an Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1960–61, coming close to European Cup victory in 1983–84 (lost the one-legged final played at home against Liverpool after a penalty shootout), and finishing as runners-up in the UEFA Cup for 1990–91 (two-legged aggregate defeat against Internazionale).

Home games are currently played at the Stadio Olimpico, a venue they share with city rivals Lazio. With a capacity of over 72,000, it is the second largest of its kind in Italy, with only San Siro able to seat more. In September 2009 the club unveiled plans to build a new 55,000-capacity stadium in the western suburbs of Rome. Its design was modeled after English football stadiums with the objective being to give fans a closer view of the pitch. In September 2011, it was announced that the new president, Thomas DiBenedetto, had reached an agreement with the mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, to have the new stadium completed by 2016. Like the previous plan by Sensi, this new stadium is to be modeled after English stadiums.

Key Players


There are a lot of great players in this Roma side but having looked at the team report and scrutinized it thoroughly I have come to the conclusion that there are 3 players who will be key to the success of the club.

Francesco Totti


Daniele De Rossi


Erik Lamela



Club Legends


Also AS Roma have numerous club legends but for me there are a few who stand out from the crowd.

Francesco Totti


Bruno Conti


Agostino Di Bartolomei


So yeah, thats it!

Next Update : New Jerseys For The New Manager

Index

This post was edited by Neal (2014-03-05 18:50, 5 years ago)
Abrey's avatar Group Abrey 2013-07-21 21:37
00 13 posts 3 likes joined Jul 21, 2013
nice intro! Will follow :)
Nick's avatar Group Nick 2013-07-21 21:38
gb 973 posts 101 likes joined Jun 08, 2013
This looks really interesting, i'll definitely be following. Be good to see what you spend your money on - do you have an idea of who you're going to buy yet?

That banner is also rather sexy
This post was edited by Nick (2013-07-21 21:43, 5 years ago)
Jack's avatar Group Jack 2013-07-21 21:39
gb 3451 posts 387 likes joined Mar 29, 2013
Good start! Went to see a Roma game a few years back, immense support. Make them proud! I know you can!
Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 21:40
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013
2013-07-21 21:38#121548 Nick : This looks really interesting, i'll defiantly be following. Be good to see what you spend your money on - do you have an idea of who you're going to buy yet?

That banner is also rather sexy

Hahah thanks Nick! Credit to Louis for the Banner!
wellsy1498's avatar Group wellsy1498 2013-07-21 22:27
gb 2160 posts 233 likes joined Apr 05, 2012
Good luck with Roma they have some good players and you should aim for the top 4 imo :P
Onwards and Upwards
Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 22:29
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013
@wellsy - Top 4 is my aim but I want to win the league! :)
Glenn T's avatar Group Glenn T 2013-07-21 22:38
sg 4658 posts 450 likes joined Jun 02, 2012
Great start. Probably the hundredth story I've seen with Cannavaro, but none of them lasted. Hopefully it'll be different for this one.
Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 22:40
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013
2013-07-21 22:38#121585 Glenn T : Great start. Probably the hundredth story I've seen with Cannavaro, but none of them lasted. Hopefully it'll be different for this one.

Thanks Glenn! Oh is it :( I thought I was being unique :P Ah well, hopefully it will! The whole Roma thing adds a different aspect to this Cannavaro story!
Okikos's avatar Group Okikos 2013-07-21 23:01
gh 338 posts 59 likes joined May 31, 2013
Good luck with this! :)
Rablador's avatar Group Rablador 2013-07-21 23:16
gb 940 posts 259 likes joined May 26, 2013
Good luck, can't wait to see how Lamela develops :)
Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself
Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 23:20
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013
2013-07-21 23:16#121596 Rablador : Good luck, can't wait to see how Lamela develops :)

Thanks and yeah me to, along with the other youngsters I have signed who are yet to be revealed! :P
Nathaniel's avatar Group Nathaniel 2013-07-21 23:40
gb 668 posts 89 likes joined May 08, 2013


New Jerseys for the New Manager


Along with the announcement of new manager Fabio Cannavaro has come new kits for AS Roma. The new kits are quite similar to the old kits albeit with a different sponsor, Roma Cares instead of Wind.

Roma Cares is a foundation in the Rome area and the move to have them emblazoned on the Roma jersey is a clear indication that Roma have a constant commitment to socially relevant initiatives. The move will also see the club involved in several charity events with players and ambassadors of the club likely to attend.

Earlier today Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi were apparently seen modelling the kits but no official photos of them modelling the kits have been released. However pictures of the kits themselves have been released. Here they are and in my opinion they look superb


Also along with the new kits have come rumours that Roma are willing to spend big this Summer, in an attempt to gain champions league football, with Fabio apparently having a £50,000,000 kitty at his disposal.


Next Update :Double Signing For Fabio
This post was edited by Nathaniel (2013-07-25 22:37, 5 years ago)
Jack's avatar Group Jack 2013-07-21 23:45
gb 3451 posts 387 likes joined Mar 29, 2013
That sponsor going deep! But great kits!
Verdinho's avatar Group Verdinho 2013-07-22 00:51
pt 2028 posts 255 likes joined Jun 24, 2013
Best of luck mate :)

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