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Wednesday February 1 2012
Furious Conte expected postponement

Juventus boss Antonio Conte was left fuming after Tuesday’s Serie A game at Parma was called off.

The Serie A tie was postponed close to kick-off given the snowy and freezing conditions at the Stadio Tardini.

“Something more could have been done,” the former Bianconeri midfielder told Sky Sport Italia. “We could have played at three in the afternoon.

“There is 10cms of snow and with the instruments that we have available to us we knew three days ago that the weather would be like this.

“We can play under the snow at our stadium because it allows us to. Here, at the Tardini, it is impossible.

“How would we have been able to play? What sort of spectacle would we have put on for the fans?

“In coming down to Parma on the coach and returning, we would have spent 10-15 hours on a bus…”

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