PALERMO NEWS

Palermo President Maurizio Zamaprini has insisted that Catania are favourites for the Sicilian derby this weekend.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has claimed that his side 'need a miracle' to stay in Serie A.
Palermo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino publicly apologised after his howler. “If the win didn’t come, it was purely my fault.”
Giuseppe Sannino insists Palermo won't give up now, while Stefano Pioli commented on the penalty appeals.
Palermo wasted a glorious opportunity to climb out of the relegation zone, as Stefano Sorrentino’s howler gifted Bologna a 1-1 draw.
Palermo bid for a third consecutive victory to drag themselves out of the relegation zone against a Bologna side who aren’t entirely safe yet.
Bologna are not mathematically safe yet, so Stefano Pioli fears the “sky high enthusiasm” of this early kick-off in Palermo.
Giuseppe Sannino feels today’s lunchtime match with Bologna is “fundamentally important” for Palermo’s chances of escaping relegation.
Bologna must do without Alessandro Diamanti and Diego Perez against Palermo tomorrow, as they have not recovered from injury.
Palermo’s Josip Ilicic has confirmed that he turned down the opportunity to join Dynamo Kiev at the start of 2013.
Palermo and President Maurizio Zamparini have been fined €25,000 each after insulting referee Sebastiano Peruzzo after the Milan match.
Josip Ilicic says his struggling Palermo side should not be fighting to escape relegation to Serie B.
Teenager Paulo Dybala will remain with Palermo next season, club President Maurizio Zamparini has stated.
Bologna could be without star player Alessandro Diamanti for Sunday’s game with Palermo after he pulled up with an injury in training.
Palermo centre-back Steve von Bergen believes that his side have what it takes to avoid relegation come the end of the season.
The agent of Josip Ilicic has cooled speculation that the Palermo player could be heading to Roma at the end of the season.
Fiorentina are hoping to sign on-loan Emiliano Viviano outright at the end of the season, but they want a discount from Palermo.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has conceded that he was wrong to sack Giuseppe Sannino earlier in the season.
Delio Rossi apologised after this poor performance, but Giuseppe Sannino demanded more focus.
Josip Ilicic inspired Palermo’s shock victory away to Sampdoria, but Parma held Siena, Cagliari stalled Catania and Antonio Di Natale sank Chievo.