Crisis-hit Parma have yet another problem.
Captain Alessandro Lucarelli has been banned for three matches for insulting the referee. The incident occurred when Lucarelli was sent off in Sunday's 2-0 loss at home to Torino.
Parma were declared bankrupt by an Italian court last week with debts of more than €200 million, and the club's new owner and president, Giampietro Manenti, was arrested on charges of money laundering and embezzlement.
Players have not been paid all season and Parma sit...
Torino inflicted more misery on Serie A strugglers Parma after they claimed a 2-0 win over the bankrupt club on Sunday.
Maxi Lopez and Migjen Basha scored for Torino while Parma were forced to play more than half of the match with 10 men after defender Alessandro Lucarelli was sent off in the 36th minute for a second bookable offence.
The result saw Torino move up to seventh place while Parma, whose future remains unclear, stayed rock bottom of the overall standings with just nine points.
Serie A club Parma have been declared bankrupt after a court hearing on Thursday.
The Emilia-Romagna club have failed to pay wages and taxes since last July and, with the club's new owner Giampietro Manenti unable to provide any guarantees over resolving their financial difficulties, bankruptcy was inevitable.
Thursday's meeting in Parma lasted only 10 minutes in front of judge Pietro Rogato.
Osvaldo Riccobene, who was representing Parma at a hearing on Thursday in the absence of Manenti, who was...
Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli said the situation at a club on the verge of bankruptcy is "disgusting" after president Giampietro Manenti was arrested on Wednesday.
Manenti was one of 22 individuals arrested in an operation organised by the Italian authorities, who had been investigating two separate lines of embezzlement, criminal conspiracy, computer fraud, the use of cloned payment cards, money laundering and self-laundering.
Twenty-one people are currently in police custody, while one is...