The Ballardini Ballad

Davide Ballardini stands on the top of the steps of the Palermo bench looking out onto the pitch

The saga from last season continues to spill into the offseason but one of the biggest questions seems to be answered. After Davide Ballardini engineered a miracle on his second stint on the Palermo bench last season, it appeared only logical that he stay on for next season. Of course, in the world of Maurizio Zamparini, logic has a place […]


Records were meant to be broken and Zamparini’s actions over the past month did just that.  Writing for Football Italia, the situation regarding the tumultuous past few weeks is all explained: You’ll never understand the world of Maurizio Zamparini. It all started with the sacking of Zamparini’s longest contiguously tenured coach after 776 days on the […]