Palermo crush Catania in Sicilian Derby
Fabrizio Miccoli scored his 100th Serie A goal and Josip Ilicic bagged a brace as Palermo got back on track by crushing Catania 3-1 in the Sicilian Derby.
The Sicilian Derby lights up Saturday night in Serie A with Fabrizio Miccoli attempting to revive Palermo against high-flying Catania.
Lo Monaco: 'Sicilian Derby is war'
Palermo director Pietro Lo Monaco is firing up the troops ahead of tonight’s Sicilian Derby against his former club Catania. “This is no time for nostalgia – it’s war.”
Catania-Palermo 'verbal violence' erupts
The Sicilian derby is already heating up after Catania exchanged vicious insults with Palermo director Pietro Lo Monaco on “vulgarity, verbal violence and pathetic, demented statements.”
Gasparin delighted with Catania start
Catania Sporting Director Sergio Gasparin has admitted he is delighted with the club's start to the season.
Barrientos: 'I'm leaving Catania'
Pablo Barrientos surprised many when he used Twitter to declare he is going to leave Catania.
Rolando Maran praised Catania's patience, but Eugenio Corini has regrets for Chievo.
Wk13: Red mist descends!
This was an extremely tense weekend with seven red cards, saved penalties and last-gasp comebacks that reshuffle the bottom of the table.
Corini: 'Chievo can surprise Catania'
Eugenio Corini wants Chievo to rely on the element of surprise in Catania this afternoon. “We’re not beaten yet.”
Maran ignores Sicilian derby
Catania boss Rolando Maran warns his men must focus on Chievo, because being distracted by the upcoming Sicilian derby would be “a huge mistake.”
Ivo Pulga rues Cagliari's missed opportunities and Rolando Maran is grateful for the point.
Andujar keeps Cagliari quiet
Mariano Andujar needed a series of great saves to earn Catania a point in Cagliari after some controversy over the Is Arenas seating.
The line-ups for the 17.00 GMT kick-off Cagliari-Catania have been announced, but fans feared another defeat if the club insisted on ignoring the authorities’ decision to close the stands.
Cagliari stands closed again!
The Cagliari confusion at the Is Arenas continues, as it has only been announced hours before the game with Catania that the main stand is closed.
Cellino serenades open Is Arenas
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino made an unusual pledge to celebrate the Is Arenas opening to fans today. “I’ll play Ave Maria on the guitar.”
Cagliari-Catania for just €1
Cagliari will slash ticket prices for the home game against Catania – with just €1 enough to get you into the match.
Catania-Juve feud rumbles on
President Antonino Pulvirenti continued the feud with Juventus director Beppe Marotta. “He should steer clear of Catania. The wound is open and bleeding.”
Lodi, Gomez staying at Catania
Sporting director Sergio Gasparin has reiterated that Francesco Lodi and Alejandro Gomez will be staying at Catania for the foreseeable future.
Di Canio critical of referees
Lazio legend Paolo Di Canio has criticised Italian referees, following the contentious decisions awarded to Juventus so far this season.
Rolando Maran praised Catania's near perfect performance, but Vladimir Petkovic took responsibility.
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