Parma football club or the ‘I CROCIATI (the crusaders)’ as they are famously known have been playing professional football since 1913, the club plays in the domestic Italian football league (SERIE A) and has a rich history of producing young talent and performing well in all competitions, whether domestic or European. The performance record of the Parma FC outlines the success and achievements of the club. The Parma Football club is currently in the 16th position of the SERIE A under the guidance of recently appointed manager Franco Colomba who has strengthened the team by introducing successful tactics therefore taking them clear of the relegation zone.
Tommaso Ghirardi is the current owner of Parma fc since January 2007 and held in high regard by the fans for turning the fortunes of the financially troubled club since arriving in 2007. ‘I CROCIATI’ play their home matches in the ‘Stadio Ennio Tardini’ which has a capacity to accommodate over 27,000 fans. In recent years the club has shown good form and ensured that they are not relegated again. The club’s crest features a shield encompassing the city colour’s of yellow and blue; the name ‘Parma FC’ is written on top with the club’s traditional black cross below.
Regarded as one of the dominant sides in Italian football history, ACF Fiorentina SpA has always been in the limelight for their excellent performances and is an important club in Italy. The ‘VIOLA (violet)’ as they are usually called have produced and honed exemplary talent such as Adrian Mutu, Alberto Gilardino and Luca Toni. The club has a prestigious profile lined with many trophies and significant victories over world class team such as AC Milan fc. The current manager of the Fiorentina SpA football club is recently appointed Sinisa Mihajlovic who has helped improved the club since arriving in 2010; Fiorentina fc is currently at 9th position in the SERIE A. The home ground of the ‘VIOLA’ is the ‘Stadio Artemio Franchi’ having a capacity to hold over 47,000 spectators. ACF Fiorentina SpA of SERIE A has a wide fan base all over the world and decorated trophy cabinet; the club founded in 1926 has spent most of it’s existence in the SERIE A which is a remarkable achievement. The club’s crest is a kite shaped double lozenge consisting of golden red and purple as the primary colours; the crest also consists of the club’s name ‘ACF’ and the red fleur-de-lis of Florence.
Udinese football club is an Italian football club which was founded in 1896. It is the second oldest club in history of Italy. The club is highly praised for their domination and eagerness to succeed in the Serie A, Udinese FC’s mettle has been proved by the fact that they have won 7 major trophies. The club is currently owned by Giampaolo Pozzo who is the one solely responsible for club’s huge success in recent years.
Udinese football club is also known as ‘Little Zebras’ among its supporters and plays its home matches at the Stadio Friuli; having a capacity to hold over 41,652 fans. The club possesses a highly skilled squad under the supervision of Italian manager Francesco Guidolin who has, so far helped the club to achieve success in domestic and international competitions. The clubs crest colors consist of black, yellow and white. The crest’s shape is in a circular form which consist of yellowish leafy circular strip along with a black and white shield in-between it. The club name ‘Udinese Calcio’ and establishing date 1896 is also written at the top. The team’s home kit is black and white striped shirt, black shorts, and white socks. Udinese football club has a huge fan following.
Since it’s establishment in 1900, Lazio football club of the Italian League (SERIE A) has dominated the world of football and also performed well in European competitions as well. The club has won significant amount of trophies since it’s establishment and is currently in the 5th position of the SERIE A and looking in contetion for a top four finish by the end of the season in order to qualify for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League next year. ‘LE AQUILE’ has a very talented and experienced squad that has a good team chemistry which allows the club to achieve success. The club is currently at 162 position in the world club rankings according to the IFFHS rankings.
Performance record of Societa Sportiva Lazio football club:
1) Serie A Winners (2 times).
2) Coppa Italia Winners (5 times).
3) Serie B Champions.
4) UEFA Cup Winner’s Cup Winners.
5) UEFA Supercup Winners.
S.S. Lazio fc last won any major title in the 2008/09 season and has since then been unable to lift anymore silverware but the current squad is in impeccable form and has produced good results in the season so far therefore it is not long before the club win’s another trophy and makes the fans proud.
From the very first league title in 1910 up to their last Italian football league title in 2010, Inter Milan football club have been crowned the champions of Italy 18 times and look hungry for a lot more in the coming years.
In total the Inter Milan football club has lifted 29 national trophies including 6 Italian Cups and 5 Italian Super cups. Their star studded squad over the years has also helped them lift handful trophies at the international level. Inter Milan football club have enjoyed success in Europe thrice and have also had the honor of lifting the FIFA club world cup in 2010. Starting from 2006, also known as the resurrection period for the Italian giants, they have won the national league 5 times consecutively which also happens to be an Italian record.
The UEFA Champions League was the only missing link between true greatness and Inter Milan FC. The club’s out spoken and ambitious president then decided to land in Jose Mourinho in June 2008 and assigned him the task of bringing European glory to Inter Milan football club. After a hard fought two years and supreme playing style, Inter Milan football club finally brought home the most prized trophy in club football in 2010, the UEFA Champion’s League. 2010 also happened to be the clubs most memorable year with the success of 3 trophies nationally and internationally.
Although Inter Milan football club is in a phase of restructuring at the moment after the departure of Jose Mourinho, but the club still plays with a lot of passion and in lieu of defending their European title they beat Bayern Munich football club a couple of nights back and advanced to the Quarter Final stages yet again!
Formed in March 1908, San Siro (Football Stadium) is the home to the current Italian, European and World Champions, Inter Milan football club. Playing in their blue and black stripe jersey, Inter Milan football club is one of the most successful clubs in Italian football league if not Europe.
Formed by a collaboration of Italian and Swiss football players, Inter Milan football club club won it’s very first Italian football league title in 1910 and since have never looked back. The Inter Milan FC squad has always boasted of talent from all across the globe and their scouts seem to have found them gems to join in their ranks. A few names of Inter Milan football club that would very well ring the bell in everyone’s ears would be Cristian Vieri, Ronaldo, Sneijder and Luis Figo.
Massimo Moratti, the current owner and president of Inter Milan FC proved to be a ray of hope for Inter Milan football club who had almost 2 decades of dismal results starting 1990 up until 2004. He injected money and brought in excellent management staff which resulted in the club exalting to new heights and enjoyed success of a treble last year. Having never been relegated from top flight football, Inter Milan football club are considered to be the power houses of club football and seem to be gaining strength to strength as time moves on.