Archives: Napoli

Napoli vs Swansea City, Europa League Round Of 32, 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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If any soccer hater complains that nil-nil draws are boring, have them watch last week’s incredibly thrilling game between Swansea City and Napoli in the Europa League Round of 32 first leg. It was an open, attacking match from both … Continue reading

Chelsea Midfielder Juan Mata Could Be Heading to Napoli to Rejoin Rafa Benitez

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata could be heading to Serie A to team up with Rafa Benitez again, this time at Napoli, according to a report on the back cover of The Sunday Times newspaper (pictured above). Mata has endured a … Continue reading

Napoli Prepare January Bids for Erik Lamela And Aleksandar Kolarov: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The clock is ticking down to the silly season, which is typically the summer transfer window. But in this case, it’s ticking down to the January transfer window where clubs are looking to make desperate moves (or to help cover … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Was Shown a Red Card For Dissent After Final Whistle Against Napoli [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

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Mario Balotelli had one of those crazy days yesterday that he’s renowned for. In one match, he missed the first penalty of his career. He scored a last minute penalty for AC Milan. And then immediately after the game, he … Continue reading

Edinson Cavani Buys Full-Page Newspaper Ad to Say Goodbye to Napoli Fans [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani put an ad in an Italian newspaper today to formally say goodbye to Napoli supporters. Cavani joined Paris-Saint Germain on a 5-year deal several weeks ago, but loved his playing time and his fans at the … Continue reading

Napoli Home, Away And Third Shirts for the 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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With Napoli’s new kits for next season, you’d be hard pressed to find a more beautiful set of new home, away and third shirts in world soccer this summer. Starting with Napoli’s home shirt for their Serie A exploits this … Continue reading

Napoli’s Signing of the Summer? Rafael Benitez

Posted on by Yashar Borhani
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Though much maligned, Rafael Benitez understands football. While his demeanor may portray arrogance, football managers don’t exist to shake hands and kiss babies; they exist to manage football teams. And if they do that well, no matter what their personality, … Continue reading

Gonzalo Higuain Arrives In Italy to Sign With Napoli in £31.8million Deal [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has arrived in Italy today to finalize his transfer to Napoli in a deal rumored to be £31.8million on a five-year contract worth £140,000 a week. Higuain was mobbed at the airport by enthusiastic Napoli … Continue reading

Liverpool Goalkeeper Pepe Reina Set for Loan Move to Napoli: Nightly Soccer Report

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It’s looking likely that Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is going to team up again with Rafa Benitez. The Spanish goalkeeper is set for a loan deal to join Napoli for the season, which will open up the number one starting … Continue reading

Napoli Attempt to Sign Gonzalo Higuain and Leandro Damiao, Says Club President

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After selling Edinson Cavani to Paris Saint-Germain for £54million, Napoli are negotiating to sign Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain as well as Internacional striker Leandro Damiao, according to Napoli’s club president Aurelio De Laurentiis who was quoted in La Repubblica Sport. … Continue reading

Edinson Cavani Wanted By Manchester City and Chelsea, Says Napoli President

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Edinson Cavani is being chased by both Manchester City and Chelsea, according to Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis. The talented Uruguayan striker who plays for Napoli could be headed to the Premier League next season, but will Chelsea or Manchester City … Continue reading

Napoli to Appoint Rafa Benitez As Their New Manager Says Club President

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Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Rafael Benitez is on the verge of becoming the club’s new manager. According to reports in the Italian media, De Laurentiis told reporters, “I’ve given myself a birthday gift, I’ve signed Benitez. I’ll … Continue reading

Edinson Cavani Could Be Part Of Swap Deal With Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko: The Daily EPL

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Napoli’s president has sent his sporting director to Manchester City to discuss a swap deal that would send Edin Dzeko to Napoli in return for Edinson Cavani heading to Manchester City. Napoli’s president told his sporting director, “‘Go to City … Continue reading

Serie A Tickets: Leaders Juventus Face Tough Away Days at Inter & Napoli

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This season’s Serie A campaign has saw a number of different teams fighting for dominance, as perennial challengers Inter and Milan have started slowly. Juventus sit on top of the pile after seven games, but their newfound confidence will be … Continue reading

Welcome Back to Big Stage Napoli

Posted on by David McBride

At the Stadio San Paolo earlier this week, in front of a thunderous support, Napoli made their grand entrance onto the European stage, as they defeated Villareal 2-0 in their first home match in the Champions League. Perhaps it is … Continue reading

Previewing Serie A’s Two Biggest Weekend Matches

Posted on by David McBride

We have only played one week in Serie A so far this season, but the drama is already building. This weekend have a matchup between two clubs both with managers already feeling pressure and a genuine top-of-the-table battle. Here is … Continue reading

6 Reasons Why AC Milan Will Not Win the Serie A Title

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Serie A season kicked-off on Friday with a 2-2 draw between champions Milan and Lazio. The Rossoneri will remain as the favorites to repeat as champions considering they have kept their key players while adding some quality in midfield … Continue reading

Leonardo Revives Inter With First Win

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During the winter break Serie A fans got to contemplate many things. How will Cassano do at AC Milan? What new signings will we see in the January transfer window? And how will Leonardo do at Inter Milan? The last … Continue reading