Italian Football League president Antonio Matarrese has warned that any further delays in the domestic calendar could cause havoc.
All games, both domestic and international, were postponed indefinitely following the death of a policeman during Friday’s Sicilian derby between Catania and Palermo.
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) is meeting with the government on Monday in order to come to an arrangement about how to deal with the current impasse.
“It was necessary to stop,” Matarrese told La Repubblica.
“This is one of the most important businesses in Italy and it has to continue to work.
“If someone simply wants to make a point, we may risk breaking the game.
“We are in pain but the show must go on.”
CONI president Gianni Petrucci has also called on club officials to play their part in dealing with football hooliganis.
“Presidents must not feel they are being penalised,” said Petrucci. “The club must feel they are movers in this process not victims. I keep hearing the same old thing.
“We have great respect for the presidents who invest in our football and when someone dies there are no ifs and buts.
“If football can’t give itself the ability to avoid things like this then we will have to do it for them.”