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Quite a wild one yesterday, as Italy survives to defeat Japan in the Confederations Cup 4-3 attacking battle. With a spot secured in the semifinals, this weekend’s hyped Brazil match will be for the top spot in the group, not a small prize. Two of my favorite writers summarized this one: Richard Farley and Gabe Marcotti Ahead of their match-up, Brazil’s Thiago Silva shares that he misses playing professionally in Italy. Napoli is acting proactively to lock-up young up and […]

Posted by Robert Hay On Jun - 20 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Talks heated up over the weekend between Massimo Moratti and Erick Thohir about the Indonesian businessman purchasing a majority ownership of Inter Milan. As it stands, the negotiations are inconclusive with the latest reports being Thohir taking a minority ownership. Mike Whittaker at ESPN FC asks if Thohir and his vision for soccer is a good fit for Inter. The Stevan Jovetic rumors keep swirling with Juventus in the middle of them. Danny Penza at Black and White and Read […]

Posted by Robert Hay On Jun - 3 - 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 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

Race for Third, A final placing A breath of fresh air in Serie A this season has been Vicenzo Montella’s Fiorentina. After an inconsistent start to the season, La Viola enter their next fixture against Milan off the back off three victories and one loss in their last four games. They are now in fourth spot six points short of Milan. Paramount to Fiorentina’s success has been Stevan Jovetic. The fact that the forward has constantly been the subject of […]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 5 - 2013 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Race for the Champions League spots: Part 1 With eight games left of the season and Juventus in command at the top of the table, the race for the final two Champions League spot is set to provide a fascinating finale in Serie A. Napoli and AC Milan look set for dogfight for second place. However should either one of them slip up, Fiorentina, Lazio, Roma and Internazionale are all well placed to snatch the third and final Champions League […]

Posted by Ebrahim Sadien On Apr - 4 - 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

In case you missed it, here it is again. This list was first published last week. Week 1 & 20 08/28/12 and 13/01/13 Fiorentina – Udinese Juventus – Parma AC Milan – Sampdoria Roma – Catania Atalanta – Lazio Chievo – Bologna Genoa – Cagliari Palermo – Napoli Siena – Torino Pescara – Internazionale Week 2 & 21 09/02/12 and 20/01/13 Torino – Pescara Bologna – AC Milan Udinese – Juventus Cagliari – Atalanta Catania – Genoa Internazionale – Roma […]

Posted by SerieAWeekly On Aug - 18 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Saturday’s Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli saw the Bianconeri emerge as 4-2 winners in a hotly contested match. The most significant absence for the Serie A champions was manager Antonio Conte, who is currently serving a 10-month touchline ban for failing to notify authorities of purported match-fixing; Giorgio Chiellini was also missing in action with Lucio replacing the Italian international in a three-man defense alongside Leo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli. New signing Kwadwo Asamoah played in an […]

Posted by Frank Lopapa On Aug - 13 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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