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Promoted Parma Under Spotlight For Alleged Fix Attempt

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) is probing text messages sent by two Parma players to players from Spezia ahead of their clash on the final day of the Serie B season, the club admitted on Saturday. Sports daily Gazzetta Dello Sport earlier claimed that the messages appeared to ask their opponents to not try too hard. “The players Emanuele Calaio …

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Looking Back On Football Italia As Roberto Baggio Turns 50

16 Sep 2000: Roberto Baggio of Brescia (left) and Alessandro Del Piero of Juventus (right) talk before the start of the match during his debut in the Coppa Italia first leg match between Brescia and Juventus played in Brescia. The Match finished a 0-0 draw. Mandatory Credit: Grazia Neri/ALLSPORT

Those of us growing up in the 1990s are lucky enough to remember the glory days of Football Italia on Channel 4 when Italy’s Serie A was probably even more popular than the Premier League is today. Watching host James Richardson browsing the Italian newspapers on the streets of Milan or Rome while enjoying his cappuccino as we delved into the …

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There Could Be A New Pro12 Team Next Season [Report]

TREVISO, ITALY - DECEMBER 23: Andries Van Schalkwyk (C) of Zebre Rugby is challenged between Benetton Treviso and Zebre Rugby at Stadio comunale di Monigo on December 23, 2016 in Treviso, Italy. (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images) Pro12

As part of the festive calendar, there were several high profile rugby clashes throughout Europe today. In the Pro12, Munster hosted Leinster in a bruising encounter in Limerick, while derbies occurred in Scotland and Wales. The league, although not noted for its glamour, awoke for this round of fixtures as the local rivalries added a spice to proceedings. Far from …

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The Fall of Parma – Financial Crisis Explained

One of the most prominent Italian clubs of the last 20 years is about to disappear from the face of the earth. The Parma crisis explained.    Parma are a mess and have been for some time. On Sunday, their game with Udinese was cancelled and talks of being dissolved loomed in the air. One of Italy’s great clubs could …

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Cassano Leaves Parma, Claims Wages Unpaid In 7 Months

Antonio Cassano has left Parma by mutual consent and hinted that he could even stop playing the game altogether. “I don’t know what the future holds, I might even give it up,” he said. The 32-year-old rescinded his contract and expressed his relief that his tenure at Parma had come to an end. Parma remain rooted to the bottom of …

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Teams That Were Great While They Lasted: Parma 1998-1999

Inspired by the recent mass exodus of players from Atletico Madrid and Southampton to England’s elite clubs, here’s a look at some other teams whose potential was cut short. First up it’s the 1998-1999 Parma AC team. For Parma, the 1997-98 season wasn’t good enough, a 6th place finish, semi-finals of the Coppa Italia and failure to get out of the group …

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