Before then each referee had always been assigned to a specific match by a special commission of referees designatori arbitrali.
In 2006, a revealed that certain clubs had been illegally influencing the referee selection process in an attempt to ensure that certain referees were assigned to their matches.
Halfway through the 2007—08 season, the team remained at the bottom of Serie C1, on the brink of relegation to the fourth level.
There are some referees whom are biased against Internazionale and Hellas Verona.
Hellas were eliminated from the in the second round by defending champions and fellow Serie A side Juventus after a contested game, the result of a scandalous arbitrage by the French Wurtz, having beaten of Greece in the first round.
During the , Verona had not won a single match since the beginning of the campaign until the club edged 2—1 on 3 February 2016 in a win at home; coming twenty-three games into the season.