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Can the new sturdy midfielders revitalise Napoli?
12:01 Tuesday 14th January 2020

New management, same old results. The miserable cycle doesn’t end for Napoli. As their former gaffer tackles a new burden in the deep blue of Merseyside, the new one tears his hair out trying to fix the problems. Gennaro Gattuso’s…

Are Carlo Ancelotti and Napoli losing steam?
01:18 Sunday 10th November 2019

Juventus’ eight consecutive seasons of reigning supreme in the Serie A has not come unchallenged. Napoli has run the Zebras close in the last few campaigns but always seem to come up empty-handed. Gli Azzurri have stayed consistent…

El Clasico won’t be fun without Ronaldo and Messi rivalry
08:00 Monday 16th July 2018

The football world was in total shock when Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. The Portuguese’s exit from the Santiago Bernabeu ends a golden age of El Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Ronaldo thanked Real supporters…

World Cup
The five most dramatic World Cup quarter-finals in history
12:30 Friday 6th July 2018

The quarter-finals of the World Cup get underway on Friday, after plenty of drama in the first knockout phase. The final eight games from years gone by have produced some unforgettable memories. Here is our look back at five of the most…

There is no way back for Napoli next season
09:00 Tuesday 1st May 2018

A season that promised to be one of the best in Napoli's history is threatening to end in yet another anti-climax. This term, the Partenopei have not hidden their ambition to wrest the Serie A title from Juventus' vice-like grip. They…

World Cup
Don't cry for Messi or Argentina
12:00 Saturday 7th October 2017

"Quæ Facere Difficile Est Via" should be the AFA's official motto. Doing things the hard way seems to be Argentina and Lionel Messi's new default method. Albiceleste fans must miss the days when Diego Maradona was snorting cocaine, evading…

The Transfer Market: The Cost of the Past Part 1
16:35 Friday 10th February 2017

The transfer market is a truly ridiculous place at present with rumours of the first £100 million deal circulating constantly around Antoine Griezmann. It's obvious how we got to this level of reckless spending but what would the greatest players…

The Magical Genius That Is Lionel Messi
01:25 Tuesday 13th March 2012
By Steven

Over the space of time our glorious game has attracted some of the world's most skilfully gifted individuals. All of which have sambaed, shimmied, bamboozled and tricked their way into our lives with poetic brilliance on the footballing stage.…