A B-eautiful Ending

Sometimes dreams do come true… When the realization struck that Palermo’s only path for promotion this season was via the Serie C Playoff, it was only natural to hope for the best but expect the worst. After all, in order to win that final spot, the Rosanero would have to be the last team standing […]

A Final Opportunity for Serie B

Palermo players huddle and celebrate their victory over Feralpisalo

Palermo will have two more matches to play before they know their fate for next season. The Rosanero have booked their spot in the Serie C Playoff final after beating Feralpisalo in both matches with a combined score of 4-0. Now, they will face off against Padova, first away, then at home for the opportunity […]

The Final Four

Palermo players celebrate advancing to the final four

A couple months ago, Palermo looked lifeless and resigned to another season in Serie C. Fast forward to today and they are one of four teams remaining for the fourth and final promotion spot to Serie B. How did we get here? Well, it started with the final month of the season with the influence […]

The Serie C Playoff Explainer

After Palermo failed to win promotion outright by finishing on top of group C in Serie C, the Rosanero have one other opportunity to go up this season. Enter the dreaded monster that is the Serie C playoffs. But first, a reminder of the other unwieldy beast that is Serie C as a whole. The […]

Palermo FC to Man City?

Is it true? Over the last few weeks, there have been rumors suggesting that the owners of Manchester City are interested in buying Palermo. On April 15th, there was an initial report merely suggesting that City Football Group (the holding company that owns Manchester City as well as other clubs) and, by default, its owner […]

Playoff Prep

One match left in the regular season for Palermo, one more opportunity to secure a better seed for the Serie C playoffs. Palermo currently sit in fourth place, on 63 points. At worst, they will finish in fourth place seeing as Virtus Francavilla and Monopoli sit joint-fifth on 56 points. Palermo are one point behind […]

Monopoli Money and Loose Change

Nicola Valente celebrates his goal scored against Monopoli with Matteo Brunori and Maxime Giron

After a couple of disappointing draws, Palermo have shot back up the table thanks to a series of excellent performances capped off by a decisive win against direct rivals Monopoli away from home. It has been too long since the last post on the site, but the Rosanero have looked like an entirely different squad […]

Up and Down

Why are the rosanero colors so perfect for this team? Because they match the cyclical two-steps-forward, one-step-back nature of the results this season. Coming off an easy win against Vibonese, Palermo had a crucial road match against promotion rivals Avellino. When the home side scored 14 minutes into the match via Antonio Matera’s right-footed shot, […]

A Squad in Serie C – Part III

Time to look at the area of the team that is least in number but arguably the most instrumental to Palermo’s success. As a reminder, in Part I, we covered the organizational structure, the coach and the goalkeepers. In Part II, we focused on the Rosanero defense. Now, let’s see who makes up the Palermo […]

Vibonese Vibes

Is there a better recipe for success than playing the last placed team in the group in the friendly confines of the Renzo Barbera? It appears that answer is a definitive no. Palermo looked to bounce back from their deflating loss to Virtus Francavilla the previous week by taking on relegation fodder Vibonese. Mister Baldini […]