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.

Parma players refuse to play before cash crisis talks
Parma players refuse to play before cash crisis talks

Players at Parma are refusing to play Sunday`s scheduled Serie A match at Genoa ahead of a league meeting which will decide whether the cash-strapped club can finish the season.

Gianluigi Buffon sympathy for cash-strapped Parma
Gianluigi Buffon sympathy for cash-strapped Parma

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has expressed his sympathy for cash-strapped former club Parma, who will face a bankruptcy hearing next month after failing to pay players` salaries all season.

Parma captain hits out as club struggles to keep afloat
Parma captain hits out as club struggles to keep afloat

Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli hit out at league and federation officials on Sunday as the beleaguered Serie A club`s game with Udinese was postponed due to a lack of funds to pay stadium stewards.

Confusion reigns at Parma as wages deadline passes
Confusion reigns at Parma as wages deadline passes

Confusion reigned at Serie A table-proppers Parma on Tuesday as the club failed to provide any official comment on whether they had paid the players` wages by the previous day`s deadline. 

Serie A: Roma slump again as Inter, Genoa launch Euro charge
Serie A: Roma slump again as Inter, Genoa launch Euro charge

Roma`s Serie A title hopes were kept in check by a scoreless draw at home to basement side Parma on Sunday as Genoa and Inter Milan hit nine goals between them to boost their chances of European football next season.

Doumbia set for Roma debut, doubts over Gervinho
Doumbia set for Roma debut, doubts over Gervinho

Seydou Doumbia is set to be handed his debut for Roma although fellow striker and countryman Gervinho could be left on the sidelines by coach Rudi Garcia for Sunday`s home game against Parma.