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The big news of the night was that allegedly Napoli have reached a deal with Chelsea to sell Edinson Cavani for a mere pittance of £49m. Early this morning Cavani’s agent denied that a deal was done, but with the amount of detail coming out and from where, all everyone needs to do is sign on the dotted line Story here Congratulations Toronto fans, you’re getting a Serie A friendly! Waking the Red is reporting that the team will announce […]

Posted by Robert Hay On Jun - 25 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Spain eased past Uruguay in their first match in Group B of the FIFA Confederations Cup. The 2-1 score line fails to reflect Spain’s dominance of the game as they were comfortable throughout and went 2-0 up in the first half with a deflected Pedro strike and another goal from Valencia striker Roberto Soldado before Liverpool striker Luis Suarez pulled a goal back for Uruguay a few minutes from full time. Spain of course qualified for the tournament as reigning […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Jun - 18 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The big news of the day for Serie A fans is that A.S. Roma will be the MLS All Star game opponent this year in Kansas City. See the less than thrilled reaction from Ben Gartland at The Daily Wiz as a sample of the reaction you’ll likely read on this news, which to me shows an unfortunate ignorance of Serie A soccer in some U.S. soccer circles. Forza Italian Football runs down its top 10 goals of the Serie […]

Posted by Robert Hay On May - 30 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

For three seasons, Napoli fans have witnessed the emergence of one of football’s potentially legend strikers. Playing for a club defined by its owner’s outrageous personality and cult-like dedication to the Maradona days, Edinson Cavani has been a name but not THE NAME in Italian and world soccer. He has, however, been the subject of rampant transfer speculation for many years and this past season may have been the last Napoli can hold off the money being thrown at them. […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On May - 14 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Napoli defeated Inter 3-1 at the Stadio San Paolo thanks to a hat-trick from the prolific Edinson Cavani who extended his tally to 101 goals in just three seasons for Napoli. Going into the game Inter would be without a whole host of players as their injury crisis got even worse last week with captain Javier Zanetti’s injury meaning he joined the likes of Antonio Cassano, Diego Milito, Rodrigo Palacio, and Yuto Nagatomo on the side-lines. Napoli meanwhile had Cavani […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On May - 6 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Napoli star Edinson Cavani could soon be heading to Manchester City but rumours suggest Paris Saint-Germain are ready to pounce with signs Juventus are lurking for a return of former Juve frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic. According to reports on the DailyMail, the Cavani deal has been considered by City manager Roberto Mancini who is desperate to make a splash this summer after seeing the current club title chances depreciated drastically when Manchester United scooped up EPL top goalscorer Robin van Persie […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Apr - 30 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Despite a first half that may have given hope of salvaging some much needed points for the home side, Napoli continued its run to European glory in 2014 with a 3-0 win over relegation-bound Pescara. The win leaves Napoli seven points ahead of Milan with four matches to go and kept Juventus from clinching the scudetto this weekend. This match was an uphill climb from the beginning for the home side as a number of their starting XI were missing, […]

Posted by Robert Hay On Apr - 29 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Despite establishing themselves as a mid-table team for 2012-2013, Cagliari last weekend came to Naples determined to give Napoli a game. The home team needed the full three points to firm up their chances at a guaranteed Champions League spot, and the result was an entertaining back-and-forth game that left viewers waiting until late in the game for a decision in this match. While the commentators on BeIn Sport focused on the more high-profile Edinson Cavani, the winning goal was […]

Posted by Robert Hay On Apr - 27 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

In the game of the Easter weekend Napoli beat Torino 5-3 as Blerim Dzemaili hit a stunning hat-trick and Edinson Cavani netted a late brace in a thrilling game in Turin. Napoli’s star man Cavani was late in returning from International duty meaning he would start on the bench and goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis was injured so Antonio Rosati was handed a rare start in goal for Napoli. The match started with great intensity with both sides having early chances […]

Posted by John O'Donnell On Apr - 1 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Friday in the San Paolo saw table toppers Juventus take on second place Napoli. In a highly anticipated game, both sides came out to play. In what was one of the most exciting and entertaining games of the year, there was no shortage of chances or controversy, as both sides had to settle for a share of points with the 1-1 draw result. Much of the anticipation coming into the game was due to the fact Juventus stood six points […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Mar - 2 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The latest international break has passed and Serie A will return this weekend with possibly the biggest game of the season. It’s number one versus number two as Napoli travel to reigning champion Juventus. Level on points and only separated by 2 goals, this match is surely a must watch. The week off gave manager Antonio Conte some much needed time to refocus his Juventus. They may be on a 46 game unbeaten streak in the league but their last […]

Posted by Matthew Coccoluto On Oct - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Unbeaten during their triumphant 2011-12 Serie A campaign, can Antonio Conte’s men defend their crown as they also set their sights on making a positive return to the Champions League? What a difference a year makes. At the beginning of last season uncertainty hovered around Juventus. Antonio Conte had replaced Luigi Delneri and promising purchases were made, yet after a second successive seventh-placed finish in 2010-11, fans were just hoping for a Champions League return. Now Juventus goes into this […]

Posted by Luca Cetta On Aug - 24 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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