Napoli’s Dream Start Headed for More Turbulence

Ladies and gentlemen, the Captain has turned on the fasten seat belt sign. When Serie A released the 2018/19 schedule on 26 July, many argued SSC Napoli had the stiffest competition to start the upcoming season. Doubters pointed to a new head coach, lack of significant signings and the sheer monumental task of repeating a…

Group of Death or Blessing in Disguise? Napoli’s UCL Draw Reaction.

  Leading up to today’s Champions League drawing, many fans of Europe’s elite teams were held captivated by a second leg game between PAOK and S.L. Benfica. The outcome of which would determine if the loser of last year’s Champions League final and one of the favorites in this year’s tournament, Liverpool, would qualify in…

Power Unleashed by Eric Passariello

Power Unleashed Some athletes evoke a sense of athletic prowess. A physical raw natural force yearning to be free, Wrapped in a skin of an elegant symphony. A sense of calm surrounds such athletes. Yet there is a vigor that radiates. Like the feeling one conjures at the sight of a jaguar, A prize winning…

Napoli’s Quiet and Confident Philosophical Change

  The art of winning a championship is painted in a varied array of colors, styles and forms. All of which mirror the vast variety of coaching methodologies, player personalities and tactical game plans. Throughout sports we have seen the gamut of coaching philosophies from disciplinarian to game manager to brilliant tacticians, all winning championships….

Sempre Season Preview! – Napoli Breakout Players

To follow up James and his work on Arek Milik, the rest of the Sempre! podcast team has assembled their list of breakout players for this season: Raffa Rispo – Piotr Zielinski   Last season, Piotr Zielinski played in 36 of 38 Serie A matches, starting 14 of them and coming off the bench 22…

Is this the Season of Milik at Napoli?

As the season is only a few days away, the Podcast team at Sempre! have taken a look at the squad, and have made some predictions on who they think could break out under new manager, Carlo Ancelotti. In our feature article of this segment, James takes a look at Arkadiusz Milik. After two false…

Sempre! Interviews – Ciro Girogio of Novara Partenopea

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a passionate Napoli fan while living in northern Italy? I had the pleasure of interviewing Ciro Girogio, a Neapolitan, living in Novara Piedmont. He will take us through his experiences on establishing a Partenopei fan club in the north and what many Napoli faithful’s across…