I warned that the EFF's total disregard for the rules would cause serious problems in years to come, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi gave warning his side are ready to fight for their first Serie A title since 2000 after moving into second in Serie A.
Felipe Caicedo scored the only goal to keep Lazio's dream of a first Scudetto in 20 years alive as a 1-0 win over Parma moved the Romans second in Serie A.
Radja Nainggolan grabbed the equaliser in a 1-1 draw for Cagliari to dent the title ambitions of his parent club Inter Milan.
Italian Serie A side Lazio has ordered 16 fans caught making fascists salutes at a home game to contribute to paying a fine imposed by UEFA over the incident.
Lazio were fined €20,000 euros on Wednesday for the racist abuse some of their fans aimed at Mario Balotelli during their 2-1 Serie A win at Brescia at the weekend.
Lazio returned to a heroes welcome in Rome after their thrilling 3-1 Italian Super Cup victory over Juventus in Riyadh.
An anti-racism campaign by Serie A featuring monkeys was "too provocative", Lazio president Claudio Lotito said Wednesday, stressing however that the league was not racist.
Two Celtic fans have been stabbed in Rome ahead of their team's Europa League fixture with Lazio.
Lazio have been hit with a partial stadium closure for their next Europa League home match against Celtic for "racist behaviour" by fans against Rennes.
Lazio president Claudio Lotito said Tuesday that fans making monkey noises at players during matches in Italy was "not always" racist.
Juventus return to their home comforts of Turin after a poor away run, hosting struggling Brescia on Sunday with top spot in Serie A at stake.
Lazio equalled a 21-year club record for staying undefeated but missed the chance to move second in Serie A.
Lorenzo Insigne shot Napoli into the semi-finals of the Italian Cup on Tuesday with the only goal in an eventful 1-0 win over in-form Lazio.
Lazio and Napoli both cruised into the last eight of the Italian Cup after comfortably seeing off second-tier sides Cremonese and Perugia.
Mario Balotelli lashed out on Sunday after again being targeted by racist insults, this time from Lazio fans after he scored for Brescia.
Lazio won the Italian Super Cup for a fifth time on Sunday, defeating Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-1 in a game played in Saudi Arabia.
Lazio scored twice in added time to win 2-1 in Cagliari in Serie A on Monday for an eighth straight victory.
A group of Lazio supporters have mobilised themselves to build a new "Laziale and Anti-Fascist" (LAF) identity.
Serie A club Lazio vowed they would try to identify and then take action against fans responsible for racist chants against Rennes in their Europa League match.
Inter Milan made it five wins from five games with a 1-0 victory over Lazio on Wednesday as Antonio Conte's men reclaimed top spot in Serie A.
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