Category: Napoli

Can Napoli Hold Off Juve? And Other Serie A Storylines – The Calcio Consultant

Can Napoli Hold Off Juve? And Other Serie A Storylines – The Calcio Consultant

Okay, I’m all rested and refreshed. I did rue Serie A taking a break shortly after the new year, and I have to say, last weekend was weird without the ...
With a Europa League Lineup Like This, Who Needs the Champions League?

With a Europa League Lineup Like This, Who Needs the Champions League?

We all know the allure of the Champions League. The best of the best play in that competition, and are pitted against one another in the latter stages ...
Things That Scare Me About Italian Football – The Calcio Consultant

Things That Scare Me About Italian Football – The Calcio Consultant

Aside from the paper ghosts hung up in my house, pumpkins, costumes for my kids, decorative spider webs, and of course the excess of candy, you wouldn ...
Italy’s Next Wave of Great Managers – The Calcio Consultant

Italy’s Next Wave of Great Managers – The Calcio Consultant

Wine, food and fashion --  just some of the things Italy does well. Within calcio, Italy have a mass production line of goalkeepers, defenders and ...
Audi Cup Shows International Club Friendlies Still Have A Place In Football

Audi Cup Shows International Club Friendlies Still Have A Place In Football

Friendly matches have always been part of football, and tournaments like the Audi Cup are still useful exercises. By James Nalton in Munich ...
Serie A 2016/17 Post-Season Honours – The Calcio Consultant

Serie A 2016/17 Post-Season Honours – The Calcio Consultant

The last scenes of an unforgettable Serie A season were those of Crotone celebrating the most improbable of escapes from relegation. It would also ...
Marek Hamsik – Napoli’s Loyal Servant is Redefining “Success”

Marek Hamsik – Napoli’s Loyal Servant is Redefining “Success”

Marek Hamsik has been at Napoli for almost ten years. By the time anyone reads this he’ll probably have been there for longer. Part of the #WFIFrid ...
When There’s Time – Manolo Gabbiadini

When There’s Time – Manolo Gabbiadini

Time is precious. Oftentimes, this is our fault – humanity, that is. We operate and function by day, which by proxy means we rest at night. No law ...
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