CATANIA NEWS

Zdenek Zeman criticised Roma’s performance for “pointless horizontal passes” and blamed the referee for Catania’s goals.
Roma twice fought back to hold Catania with thrilling goals, Napoli crushed Palermo in Sicily and Lazio took the points in Bergamo.
Zdenek Zeman is back in charge of Roma and picks a typically spectacular line-up against Catania.
Catania Coach Rolando Maran makes his Serie A debut this evening against Zdenek Zeman’s Roma and is eager to “prove the doubters wrong.”
Zdenek Zeman is keeping tight-lipped over Maarten Stekelenburg and his Roma line-up against Catania, but notes Marco Borriello and Simone Perrotta “are not in my plans.”
Catania have officially signed Uruguayan defender Alexis Rolin from Nacional Montevideo for around €5m.
Catania have put a sudden stop to talks for Uruguayan defender Alexis Rolin. “He is out of our economic reach.”
Catania are thought to be on the verge of securing Nacional Montevideo defender Alexis Rolin for €5m, but the agent warns “it’s not concluded yet.”
Sampdoria and Genoa crashed out of the Coppa Italia on penalties, Catania and Cagliari squeezed through, but Chievo were on song and Torino won a six-goal thriller with Lecce.
Francesco Lodi has effectively killed off the idea of a Milan switch by insisting Catania will decide his future.
Serie A side Catania have confirmed their squad numbers for the 2012-13 campaign.
Fiorentina, Catania and Torino all secured confidence-boosting friendly wins in the lead-up to the season.
Genoa were unlucky to lose against Spaniards Levante, while Novara and Reggina tripped up Torino and Catania.
Francesco Lodi has committed his future to Catania on the day that he is being linked with a move to Milan.
Milan are showing an interest in Catania midfielder Francesco Lodi, according to Sport Mediaset.
The representative of Ricky Alvarez has rubbished reports that his client could leave Inter for Catania this summer.
Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar has high hopes for Catania after returning from a loan spell. “The time has come to prove my worth.”
Catania defeated Chievo in an all-Serie A match, Parma were held 2-2 by Varese, Bologna crumbled and Cagliari won in today’s friendlies.
Catania have taken a remarkable step during the financial crisis by giving some supporters free season tickets.
Siena have officially signed goalkeeper Andrea Campagnolo after he was released by Catania.