Parma are an Italian football club who currently play in the Serie A league and their home shirts consist of a white based with a black cross on the front which reflects the club's heritage and club crest. The club play several derbies with Italian clubs including Bologna, Reggiana, Modena Piacenza.
Parma were formed in 1913 as Verdi Football Club, named after Giuseppe Verdi the famous opera composer who was born in the city, but by December of 1913 the club had changed its name to Parma FC. Parma first played Italian league football in 1919 and went on to be founding members of Serie B in 1929.
Italian side Parma FC have officially launched their new home and away kits for the 2015-16 season. Relegated to Serie D for announcing financial bankruptcy last season, the all new home shirt does not veer away from tradition and features the club's trademark white base with black cross on the f [...]
Italian Serie A side Parma have officially launched their new home, away and third kits for next season. Supplied by Errea, the new home shirt is very similar to last season's home kit featuring a white base with the trademark black cross in teh centre of the shirt [...]
Italian club Parma are currently in their centenary celebrating 100 years of wearing the black cross and the club have officially reproduced their home kit they used in 1913 [...]
Parma FC and Errea have revealed the new home, away and third shirts which the club will be wearing in 2013/14 [...]
From 1998 to 2004 the club had some of their most successful seasons winning the UEFA Cup in 1999, spectators got used to seeing them wear yellow and navy blue hooped home shirts in that time. These colours became recognisable with Parma, but they have since switched back to the old home colours. The yellow and blue do still make up the away shirt.
Famous players over the years to wear Parma's shirt include Swedish striker Tomas Brolin, Romania's Adrian Mutu, Luca Bucci, Lilian Thuram and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. The club have twice won the UEFA Cup and the European Cup Winners' Cup once, the closest they came to winning Italy's Serie A was in 1997 when they missed out to Juventus by a single point, finishing runners up.