Sky and Lega Serie A hit back at free-to-air criticism

The teams line up in front of an empty stadium ahead of the Serie A match between Parma and SPAL at Stadio Ennio Tardini (by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Lega Serie A, the operating body of the top division of Italian club football, and domestic rights-holder, pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia, have hit out at comments by Italian sports minister Vincenzo…