PALERMO NEWS

The Sicilian Derby gives Catania the opportunity to push arch rivals Palermo towards Serie B this afternoon, so Rolando Maran expects “strong emotions.”
Palermo go into the Sicilian Derby against Catania and desperately need points to escape relegation. “A few weeks ago we were given up for dead, but we came back,” said Giuseppe Sannino.
Palermo forward Josip Ilicic will be fit for the derby match against Catania, the club have confirmed this evening.
Palermo won’t consider what to do with Fiorentina goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano until the season has come to an end.
Signing a new contract at Palermo is at the bottom of the priority list for Fabrizio Miccoli, says his agent.
Palermo have confirmed that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will not be available for the Sicilian derby at Catania.
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.