In Belgium, we have a saying that, freely translated, says, “The bear will dance when given money.” Today in Palermo, the bear danced. Federico Balzaretti, leaving the fans who adored him, has gone to Roma for a bigger paycheck. Continue reading
A surprise appointment resulted in an all too familiar conclusion only a month later – such is the tale of Christian Panucci and his role at Palermo. Continue reading
Bortolo Mutti saved his job as Palermo’s coach by not losing to Lecce. But what’s next?
The year was 2004. If you would have asked a Rosanero supporter a question about Carlo Radice, surely nobody would have been able to answer. Continue reading
I don’t know about you guys, but I love transfer rumors. Maybe it is because the winter mercato is a time for serious people to go completely crazy and talk a lot of rubbish, or maybe it’s because I love to see who we’re being linked with. Most of those players will never come to a team like Palermo, but from time to time we still manage to get a gem. With names like Maxi Lopez, Massimo Donati and Uruguayan striker Emiliano Alfaro being thrown around to possibly strengthen/weaken US Palermo for the remainder of the season, here’s a Top 5 and a Flop 5 looking at the January transfer windows since we returned to Serie A. I’ve left out loan deals, since (most of the time) we didn’t pay to see guys like Paolucci and Giacomazzi stink things up…
On September 12, Palermo patron Maurizio Zamparini declared Devis Mangia to be “like Wenger” and emphasized that the young coach would be like the legendary Arsenal manager, staying with the Rosanero for the long haul. Continue reading
It may come as a surprise to some, but it really shouldn’t at this point given his past transgressions. Continue reading
It’s the second week of Ultra Palermo and the second Androberto Guaracciolo Award. This week, we’re going with someone who has won it several times in the past, mostly for the same reasons.