PARMA v JUVENTUS Stadio Ennio Tardini, Parma Saturday 11th April, 2015, 18:00 GMT *** Top meets bottom in Serie A this weekend, as runaway leaders Juventus make the trip to crisis-hit Parma. A fourth successive Scudetto is almost in the hands of the Bianconeri and a victory would see them open up a commanding 17-point lead over Roma in the table. Parma face an uncertain future after they were declared bankrupt last month and entered administration, having run up huge debts. The two-time UEFA Cup winners must hope that new investors step forward to save them from going out of business but, despite not being paid for months, Roberto Donadoni’s side have certainly not thrown the towel in. Parma remain bottom of the table and look destined to remain there, but they secured a first Serie A victory since January by beating Udinese 1-0 on Wednesday. That long-awaited win came on the back of a 1-1 draw at Inter last […]

Fabio Cannavaro, who won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, has been hand a 10-month jail sentence for breaching orders to keep out of his property after it was seized by authorities. Former Parma, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid defender, Fabio Cannavaro, who is now coach of Chinese league side Guangzhou Evergrande, has been undergoing investigation for tax invasion. According to reports, the Italiana s villa has been confiscated for suspected abuse of building regulations, involving failing to secure planning permission from the local council to carry out works to the house, the garden and pool. Fabio Cannavaro, his wife Daniela Arenoso, and his brother Paolo, who plays in Serie A for Sassuolo, were acquitted over the planning permission allegations, but convicted for breaking a police seal and entering a property illegally. It is reported that the three were caught swimming in the swimming pool of the said property. All three have been handed a 10-month jail sentence for […]

Jose Mauri has been the only bright spot to talk about in Parma’s woeful start to this season in Serie A. One of the few positive stories to emerge from Parmaai??i??s woeful start to this season has been the displays by 18 year old Italo-Argentine prodigy, Jose Mauri. Ravaged by injuries and a disappointing summer transfer window, Roberto Donadoni had no other alternative but to introduce Jose Agustin Mauri in the heart of the Parma midfield. Far from being fazed by the magnitude of the task, Mauri has displayed immense maturity and composure to grab this opportunity to announce himself as one of the most promising youngsters in Serie A this season. While Parma are struggling at the wrong end of the table, Mauri has earned rave reviews for his displays for a side that look horribly out of sorts since the beginning of the season. Career History Jose Mauri left the province of Realico at a tender age of […]

JUVENTUS v PARMA Juventus Stadium, Turin Wednesday 9th Nov, 2014,Ai??14:00 GMTAi?? *** Juventus come into their game against Parma this weekend looking to extend their incredible run of consecutive home league wins to 24. After some poor recent results, Juventus will be looking to get a victory against bottom of table Parma before the international break. Their displays in Europe have left much to be desired so far hence the three vital points secured against Olympiacos was of great significance. Max Allegriai??i??s men switch their focus to domestic matters now with Parmaai??i??s visit to the Juventus stadium on Sunday. If Juventus have been struggling, Roberto Donadoniai??i??s Parma are genuinely in crisis and are currently in 19th position in the league table. Last Saturdayai??i??s win over Inter Milan was only their second win this season, having lost eight other fixtures. The Ducali have been decimated by injuries this term but they have performed admirably against the big clubs namely Milan, Napoli […]

JUVENTUS v PARMA Juventus Stadium, Turin March 26th, 2014 *** Juventus will be looking to continue their march towards a third consecutive scudetto as they host in-form Parma on Wednesday. Conteai??i??s men have been made to work hard for their recent victories but to their credit Juventus have managed to come out unscathed against tough opponents with three back-to-back one nil wins. Although they are 14 points ahead of second placed Roma at this stage, the fixture against Parma tomorrow and a visit to San Paolo on Sunday will present a formidable challenge to Juventus and a glimmer of hope for Roma fans who will be hoping that the Old Lady slip up as we enter the final stretch of the scudetto race. Parma come into this game on the back of a six game unbeaten run including four victories. They are currently on a purple patch and with the wily Antonio Cassano pulling the strings they might well fancy […]