The important thing is to honor it

The (double) second Parma Calcio jersey is out since today and it is a surprising change from the classic 90s looking striped kit that characterized the latest second jerseys in past seasons.

The two second kits are the negative of each other: a yellow one with a dark blue stripe on the chest (with the same texture of the new training line) and a blue one with a yellow stripe, quite classic Boca Juniors looking.

As in latest two years we will have 4 kits then.

As always the only one thing what we hope for is that who will deserve to wear it on the pitch will sweat and honor it.

Direct link to official Parma Calcio store: https://shop.parmacalcio1913.com/it/13-kit-gara

Here the four kits

Vitesse Europa in: a lightning of Parma glory days memories

A lightning of Parma glory days memories passes through a just released Dutch publication about the Vitesse European adventure “Vitesse Europa in”, by Ferry Reurink.

Ferry Reurink, journalist and Vitesse historitian, was our guest during past season to collect material and make some interviews about the two matches where Parma and Vitesse were involved in 1994/95 UEFA cup.

The book, full of unreleased pictures and memories, it a testify of a Football era that passed, when staying together was the essence of supporting, when traveling for an European cup match what the chance to discover places, to make friends (sometimes enemies), live adventures.

The Parma chapter has been completed thanks to the contribution of Andy Gardener (author of an english Parma supporters fanzine “One team in Emilia” during 90s), Giuseppe Squarcia (Parma Supporters Liaison Officer and former Boys) and Angelo Manfredini (president of Centro Coordinamento Parma Clubs). Inside you can find some Tardini and Piazza Garibaldi unseen pictures taken by Vitesse supporters.

We would like to thank Ferry for contacting us and for his professionality and kindness and all the Parma Family that, as usual, accept our invitations with an incredible enthusiasm.

To buy the book: http://www.uitgeverijkontrast.nl/archive/products/vitesse-europa-in/

“Goodbye Parma” D’Aversa farewell letter

Credit Instagram.com/ipiubellelli

Manager Roberto D’Aversa published a farewell letter to say goodbye to board, players and Parma fan base.

Thank you, Bob, and all the best for your next steps.

“Goodbye Parma,

after four years of success, fights, victories, smiles and goals achieved, it is time to say goodbye. We lived a magnificent experience together, we tasted the challenge, thanks to everybody’s work and sacrifice we reached unbelievable results. Thanks to the support of a property made by men, Parma fans, unite and passionate: like a Family is. And I’ve been part of this family too, together with them I grew up as a man and as a manager: Parma trusted in me and let me work serenely, together with good people. I have to say thank you to Pizzarotti Family, Guido Barilla, Marco Ferrari, Giacomo Malmesi, Gian Paolo Dallara, Angelo Gandolfi and Mauro Del Rio. We we together into history, with them the fan base can be confident.

A special thanks to my players, all I trained during this venture. As I use to say: players are the one that step the pitch, if we won they deserved it. It has been a pleasure to share this adventure with them, every one of them gave me something. I am a very demanding manager, I pretend a lot from me and from who works with me so I have to thanks all the club members: warehouse workers, fundamental, secretaries, press office, medical staff, boards, CEO Luca Cara, Chief Operating Officer Stefano Perrone and all the employers. I fought together with Daniele Faggiano, a great football expert, always ready, as a sport director, for good words at the right time.

Me and my staff – precious for me – reached great results thanks to the help of everyone: Alessio Cracolici has been a fundamental man, always there as a Team Manager. My greetings also goes to the legend of this team that I have been lucky to know both as a player and as a Club Manager: Alessandro Lucarelli was an example.

It is impossible to forget Parma’s wonderful supporters , to whom goes my huge embrace. Their passion always warmed up us, even when things wasn’t so easy. Their support never lacked. To who applauded, supported, whistled, criticized, especially to them, I say thank you. Without their push, we won’t go so far.

Goodbye Parma. I will always be grateful to you.“

What Family is

Thanks to all the Parma Family members (fans, board, players) that supported us into this run to the conquer of Football Content Award as “Best Club Content Creator – International”

As we use to repeat Parma is a small town but a big Family. We demonstrated it once again whatever the poll result will be.

See you in Tardini, lads, or in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger, pubs, cafes, restaurants, streets… wherever we had chance to meet and share time together in these last year.

There is time to vote until tonight at 11 pm CEST but this video, realized asking you at the last minute a contribution, is already a victory for us and a big demonstration.

Thanks by the heart.

How to vote:
🇬🇧 https://parmafansworldwide.com/2020/06/06/vote-for-parma/
🇮🇹 https://parmafansworldwide.com/it/2020/06/06/vota-per-parma/

Online Meet&Greet with Darmian

Covid emergency measures gives an opportunity for all the abroad fans to take part to the first Parma Calcio online Meet&Greet with Matteo Darmian.

This kind of events were usually organized in the Tardini store, giving the chance to people to take pictures and ask questions to players, but this time all will happen online, on the Zoom platform.

To take part to the event – scheduled on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 14:30 CEST. you have to send the request by filling the form at this link: http://parmacalcio1913.com/take-part-in-the-online-meetgreet-by-cetilar-with-matteo-darmian?lang=en

In the field “Perchè vorresti partecipare al M&G” you have to write the reason why you are interested in taking part to the happening.

Vote for Parma

For the second straight year we have been nominated as Football Content Award (“The Oscars of the Football Content Industry”) finalists, as Best Club Content Creator – International.

To discover what our unique fans-to fans network is read here: ”Parma: Small Town Big Family”

We are really proud of this result – whatever the poll will decide – and we invite you to support our nomination with your vote. You can vote until 18th June midnight in 4 different ways and all the votes will be counted:

1 – HERE by using the widget in the side bar (or at the bottom of the page in mobile devices)

2 – On FCA’s WEBSITE by choosing us in the Best Club Content Creator – International: https://footballcontentawards.com/2020-voting/

3 – INSTAGRAM: head to Football Content Awards page and tag @parmafansworldwide in a comment under the Club Content Creator International image. Here the direct link: https://www.instagram.com/p/CA5qJ5fnBIM/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

4 – TWITTER: post this tweet:“I am voting for @parmafansww in @The_FCAs for #BestClubCreator

Thanks for your support, and for all the kind messages we are receiving.

Hidden Crusader is all of us. We are One. One Family.

Parma Family.

Boys: 30 years from that 27th may and a limited scarf to celebrate it

We share the communication of Boys Parma 1977 published on their website and Facebook page. Who is interested in the scarf and can’t contact Boys directly can write us. We will do our best to help:

“THE BOYS TOWARDS 43 YEARS.

Two months have passed since the last trip to Turin. Two months without headquarters, without parts, without aggregation. In the face we have the prospect of remaining for a long period without stages, with a thousand uncertainties as to what it will be like when they reopen, and if we could go back to experiencing them from Ultras as we have always done. The first step will be to reopen the headquarters, return to live and reason from the Group, find the incentives and motivations to survive, try to reach all our activities, those that we will manage a rate anyway, increasing those extra cheering, to get to next year to still have the stimuli and the need to continue to keep the headquarters open. In August there will be 43 years of the boys’ life, 43 years in which the boys became communities, developing belonging to the young Parmigiani and becoming the reference point for all Parma fans. Now it is everyone’s job to remain united, to continue to be a community, not individual fans, to preserve traditions and defend, we remember that what we have earned and where we have come in these years. We will try to organize aggregation moments, as soon as possible, in order to find ourselves again, and not to lose the sense of aggregation and friendship that has been created over the years, cheering together in the Curva Nord Matteo Bagnaresi.

On May 27th will be the thirty years of our first promotion in Serie A. We had plans to celebrate this day, but unfortunately nothing can be done, it is not the right time. However, we thought of a way to remember the 30 years of the promotion, a day like Vicenza, 4 May 86, Wembley, the Bologna playoff, the bankruptcy, the promotion in Spezia, the days that made our community great.

We decided to make a scarf for May 27, to fix one of the most important days lived by the boys and our city in history, a memory for those who come, despite everything, want to continue to keep our values, our traditions alive and the ideal Ultras of our city: THE BOYS PARMA 1977.

30 YEARS FROM 27TH MAY 1990

This date will always be special for Parma, from more than 30 years it is tattooed in our town history. A day that elevated Parma, his Ultras and his fans to a pure pleasure state, a day that gave us the first memorable promotion in Serie A, that launched us into following 30 years, full of satisfactions, from both ultras and football points of view. A day that gave us the most important trophy, the Ghetto banner, main symbol of hated Reggiana cousin. […] We were in Tardini, not in Wembley, but what Parma lives that 27th may 1990, it was maybe the best day for Boys Parma 1977 in our 43 years.

We decided to celebrate 30 years from 27th may 1990 with a scarf that could honor both conquers and keep those memories alive.

The scarf is a limited edition and who is interested in it can write to Boys Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CrUsAdErS

FROM 1977 PRUDLY BOYS PARMA”

“Different stories, same passion”

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