A second consecutive match featuring crisis-hit Parma has been postponed, with the club still unable to provide basic services and on the brink of financial failure.
Italian Football Association (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio announced the postponement of Sunday's match at Genoa following a federation board meeting Friday, shortly after Parma's players had asked for the postponement -- threatening a boycott otherwise.
Last-place Parma has been sold twice this season and last weekend's home match...
The Derby della Lanterna was unable to separate Sampdoria and Genoa in the Serie A standings as they shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw on Tuesday evening.
Iago Falque's 17th- minute opener for Genoa was cancelled out within two minutes by Eder as the two clubs remained locked together in sixth and seventh in the table respectively.
The Blucerchiati have the edge over their neighbours, however, having won the reverse fixture to ensure a better head-to-head record, while both teams are three points...
Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has hit out at the way the Stadio Luigi Ferraris is run after Saturday's derby against Genoa, who share the ground with them, was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
Ferrero said the clubs were paying "100,000 euros per game for a service... which is really worth a lot less" after no covers were put on the playing surface despite forecasts warning of heavy rain throughout Saturday.
That led to the game being postponed until Tuesday, and a frustrated Ferrero...