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Italy
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…

Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

Italy
Has Roberto Mancini struck gold in Azzurri midfield?
09:00 Friday 13th September 2019

When Roberto Mancini signed as Italy’s manager, the Azzurri were in dire straits. Fresh off a shocking failure to qualify for the World Cup, it wasn’t the job for the light-hearted. Since then, he’s executed exactly what…

European Football
How can Liverpool and Napoli solve a shared problem?
08:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

Liverpool and Napoli may be totally different clubs playing in vastly different countries, but the duo shares unique similarities. For a start, they both lifted their respective league titles in 1990. If you are thinking that’s a…

Italy
How will Hirving Lozano impact PSV and Napoli?
09:01 Tuesday 27th August 2019

PSV Eindhoven gaffer Marc van Bommel suddenly resembles the Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail after his club accepted €54.5 million for the two strikers who helped his team score 45 goals last campaign. Despite losing…

Italy
2019-20 Napoli Serie A preview
19:00 Wednesday 21st August 2019

Carlo Ancelotti’s first-season trophy streak might’ve ended with Napoli, but the Don remains intent on conquering Italy again. Gli Azzurri finished behind the ever-dominant Juventus for the past few seasons, but have…

Europa League
Rating the Europa League quarterfinal matchups
09:00 Monday 18th March 2019

After a hectic January and February, the Europa and Champions League are finally on parallel tracks. The quarterfinal draws for both took place on Friday. Uttiyo Sarkar ran the rule over the senior circuit. Now for a look at the junior competition.…

Italy
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…

International
International Friendlies: England v Italy: A Combined XI
17:28 Tuesday 27th March 2018

The Three Lions are set to face Italy at the Wembley tonight. England have won only one of their last seven matches against the Azzurri. Their last encounter ended in a 1-1 draw in 2015. Gareth Southgate’s side has been unbeaten in last…

Italy
Race for Scudetto down to two contenders
11:00 Tuesday 16th January 2018

Can Paulo Dybala inspire Juventus to seven titles in a row. Can Lorenzo Insigne do enough for Napoli to hold the Old Lady at bay. Italian football has coalesced into a two-club race for the Scudetto. Less than two months ago Serie A looked…

Italy
Do Napoli have what it takes to remain at the top of Serie A?
17:30 Friday 29th December 2017

The Serie A title race has been as interesting as it has been over the past decade. In a league where Juventus were getting far too comfortable thanks to their yearly dominance, this time around though we have several teams that are decidedly…

International
What next for the Italian national team?
12:30 Sunday 19th November 2017

Remarkably, Italy has failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup. The proud footballing nation won't grace the biggest stage for the first time in 60 years. Ironically, that competition in 1958 was hosted by the cause of the Azzurri's…

Opinion
Napoli should have no problems against Sassuolo
08:30 Sunday 29th October 2017

SSC Napoli welcome U.S Sassuolo Calcio to the Stadio San Paolo in the Italian Serie A on Sunday afternoon, in a game that could see the hosts pick up their 10th league win in just 11 matches this season.

Italy
7 wins from 7 for Napoli: The Kingslayers?
16:00 Wednesday 4th October 2017

Napoli has been there or thereabouts for a while now, yet this season - they are something else. They are the only team in the Italian top flight with a 100% win record and top of the table. It's this incarnation of Sarri's team which is going…

Features
Youth Isn't Everything in Serie A As "Evergreen" Players Still Rule The Roost
10:00 Tuesday 24th September 2013

Every country's attitude is different when it comes to football. In England, there is a mixed sense of panic and jealousy about the lack of quality young players being produced compared to other, more successful nations. However, in Italy,…