(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Chairman of Parma football club, TommasoGhirardi, has decided to withdraw his resignation, he told apress conference on Friday. "I have received lots ofexpressions of affection and I thank everyone," he said. MrGhirardi had decided to quit after COVISOC (the VigilancyCommission on Football Clubs) had denied the club the EuropaLeague place that its league position merited. "I thought I'dget back in the saddle at a difficult time. We can move onagain from a strong basis: team, fans and club," he concluded.(AGI) .