Sempre! A Napoli Fan’s Ideal World Cup™

A Napoli Fan’s Ideal World Cup™ So Napoli fans, it’s the summer and there’s a World Cup on. We have a grand tradition of players starring at the tournament, remember this anyone? Edinson Cavani also celebrated his 2010 semi-final run with Uruguay by signing for us. What to do? Well, like all self-respecting Calcio fans…

Sempre! – Napoli Season Grades – Frank Sidekick

With all the excitement of Maurizio Sarri’s exit and the welcoming of Carlo Ancelotti to Napoli it is quite easy to forget that we have just finished, points wise, the best season in our history. I’ve put together a YouTube playlist of all the individual highlights of the 38 games here if you’d like to…

Napoli Start New Era with Carlo Ancelotti

Napoli’s season only ended 3 days ago, yet club owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has given Napoli their first off-season signing. This big signing is not a player though…. It’s a new manager, and not any new manager, it’s one with international acclaim. The eyebrow himself, Carlo Ancelotti. Carlo comes to Napoli after a short tenure…

Europe, Who Needs It!? (we do)

What an awful weekend. Barring a miracle of Istanbul ’05 meeting the Nou Camp ‘99 meeting Raul Albiol walking on water, the Scudetto dream seems over. Having now left the dark room I have sat in staring at a wall, I’ve started to look forward. Reports today are full of uncertainty for the future in…

“Joining Sempre” by Frank Sidekick

“Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.” Measure for Measure. William Shakespeare It’s the 93rd minute. You’re nearly at the end of a lung busting game which is only your fourth start of the season. You’ve never scored a league goal before. An entire…

The Curious Case of Amin Younes

Amin Younes. A name which, for all the wrong reasons, will now go down in infamy in the history of Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli. A man who, after making the journey to Naples with his entourage in tow to sign a 5 year deal, is now likely to be remembered as someone whose feet never…

All Hope is not lost….

A week and a half ago, every neutral Serie A fan was talking about Napoli potentially extending their lead at the top of the table to 7 points… At that point, Napoli had won 10 consecutive Serie A matches, the longest winning streak in the history of the club. They were facing Roma at the…