Amateur ranks loom for Parma as deadline expires
Amateur ranks loom for Parma as deadline expires

Bankrupt former UEFA Cup winners Parma are set for a spectacular drop into Italy`s amateur ranks after administrators received no takeover offers prior to a 1400 (1200 GMT) deadline on Monday.

Serie A: Old boy Hernanes returns to haunt Lazio
Serie A: Old boy Hernanes returns to haunt Lazio

A brace from former Lazio star Hernanes saw Inter Milan beat his old side 2-1 in an incident-packed Serie A clash Sunday which saw the hosts have two players sent off and Inter miss a penalty.

Bankrupt Parma put out of their misery with 4-0 defeat
Bankrupt Parma put out of their misery with 4-0 defeat

Bankrupt Parma were finally put out of their misery on Wednesday when a 4-0 loss at Lazio condemned them to Serie B after a season in which the players have not been paid any wages.

Tevez brace puts Juve within point of fourth successive Serie A title
Tevez brace puts Juve within point of fourth successive Serie A title

Juventus put one hand on the Serie A title on Wednesday after a brace from Carlos Tevez saw the champions come back from a goal down to win an entertaining match with Fiorentina 3-2.

Serie A: Favours needed again as Juventus look to clinch title
Serie A: Favours needed again as Juventus look to clinch title

After their weekend derby disappointment, Juventus will need favours from elsewhere if they are to secure a fourth consecutive Serie A title in front of their own fans on Wednesday.

Italian judge gives approval for sale of bankrupt Parma
Italian judge gives approval for sale of bankrupt Parma

An Italian judge has given his approval for bankrupt Serie A club Parma to be put up for sale and binding offers of a minimum 20 million euros ($21 million) must be made by May 6, the club said on Tuesday. 

Serie A: Cash-strapped Parma docked four more points
Serie A: Cash-strapped Parma docked four more points

Cash-strapped Serie A strugglers Parma now look certain to be relegated after being hit with a four-point penalty by Italian league chiefs on Thursday.

Juventus coach wants Monaco focus after Parma shock
Juventus coach wants Monaco focus after Parma shock

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has called for his team to forget their shock defeat to Parma and turn their focus on beating Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.

Serie A: Unpaid, bankrupt Parma stun high-flying Juve
Serie A: Unpaid, bankrupt Parma stun high-flying Juve

Jose Mauri struck on the hour mark as crisis-hit Parma stunned Juventus 1-0 to hand the champions only their second defeat of the Serie A season, while Cagliari`s relegation woes deepened with a 2-0 defeat at Genoa.

Serie A: Carlos Tevez expected to start at Parma
Serie A: Carlos Tevez expected to start at Parma

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hinted he won`t rest Carlos Tevez for Saturday`s visit to Parma despite the challenge of a Champions League quarter-final to overcome next week.

Black people viewed as stupid by football world: Lilian Thuram
Black people viewed as stupid by football world: Lilian Thuram

Former French footballer Lilian Thuram said on Thursday that black people are viewed as stupid by the football world, identifying it as a reason for the scarcity of non-white coaches in top European leagues.

Serie A preview: Leonardo Bonucci plays down treble talk as Juventus target Parma
Serie A preview: Leonardo Bonucci plays down treble talk as Juventus target Parma

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci insists the champions` feet are firmly on the ground despite a growing belief among fans the Turin giants can realistically aim for a treble of trophies this season.

Serie A: Furious Roberto Mancini cancels Easter for Inter
Serie A: Furious Roberto Mancini cancels Easter for Inter

Angry Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini cancelled his players` day off and ordered them in for an early morning training session on Sunday after they were held to a 1-1 home draw by bottom-of-the-table Parma.

Italian game no longer reliant on tycoons: Chief
Italian game no longer reliant on tycoons: Chief

Italian football is no longer dependent on the whims of tycoons who have traditionally controlled the country`s biggest clubs, the head of the football federation (FIGC) told Reuters in an interview.

Serie A: Cash-strapped Parma declared bankrupt, says club
Serie A: Cash-strapped Parma declared bankrupt, says club

Cash-strapped Serie A club Parma were declared bankrupt by a tribunal on Thursday.

Serie A: Parma president arrested
Serie A: Parma president arrested

Parma`s chairman and 21 other people were arrested Wednesday on money-laundering and other charges, police said, in a fresh blow to the financially stricken Italian club`s slim survival hopes.

Crsis-hit Parma docked more points
Crsis-hit Parma docked more points

Crisis-hit Serie A club Parma have been docked a further two points and seen former president Tommaso Ghirardi and club official Pietro Leonardi handed four-month bans by league disciplinary officials on Friday.

World Cup winner Lilian Thuram using fame to fight racism
World Cup winner Lilian Thuram using fame to fight racism

Former France international Lilian Thuram won the World Cup, the European Championship and the Italian league twice, but is now using his football fame to tackle racism and inequality. 

Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms
Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms

Juventus visit Palermo on Saturday looking to reinforce their sizeable Serie A lead but with one eye firmly on booking their ticket for the Champions League quarter-finals.

Another week of uncertainty for stricken Parma
Another week of uncertainty for stricken Parma

Stricken Parma face yet another week of uncertainty with no sign of an end to the financial chaos at the once-proud club where the players have not been paid all season and even have to do their own laundry.