Napoli club focus: The curious case of Juan Zuniga

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The failed transfer of Juan Camilo Zuniga to Sampdoria is simply another bizarre episode in the Colombian’s time with Napoli. Former sporting director Pierpaolo Marino signed the fullback for €8.5 million in the summer of 2009 after Zuniga shined in his debut season in Italy, demonstrating his trademark dribbling and crossing skills in 28 Serie More...

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By Joe Ginto On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: A familiar script that’s been seen before

The manner in which Napoli dropped its opening match 2-1 against Sassuolo played out in an all too familiar fashion to fans who’ve witnessed this tragic play unfold multiple times in the Rafa Benitez era. The More...

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By Joe Ginto On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Napoli 2014/15 Season Review – You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet Baby

Heartbreak for Napoli and Rafael Benitez as an expectant Partenopei failed to deliver both at home and abroad. A season in which a club advances to the semi-finals of two competitions and competes for a Champions More...

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By Luca Gunby On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: The Season So Far…

In the new 2015 Serie A year, Napoli ultimately find themselves well in the race for European qualification. Forza Italian Football brings you a review of all that has happened in Napoli’s tumultuous 2014 More...

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By Luca Gunby On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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Dear Santa: A Christmas wishlist from Napoli

Dear Santa, Hey old friend, long time no see. It’s me again. That’s right, the one and only Aurelio De Laurentiis. I haven’t seen you at the San Paolo in a while to watch my mighty Napoli. I know that you More...

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By - On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Napoli Season Preview 2014/15 – Consistent reservations

The start of the 2014-15 season marks ten years since club president Aurelio De Laurentiis instigated the rebirth of Napoli after bankruptcy. During the last decade the Partenopei have progressed from a salvaged More...

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By - On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Napoli’s Season In Review – History Repeated

The 2013-2014 season saw Napoli break a number of club records as they won the Coppa Italia for the fifth time in their history and ensured European football for the fifth successive year after a third place finish More...

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By - On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Napoli Club Focus: Finishing strong

Following on the Coppa Italia triumph, Napoli are finishing the season strong after two emphatic wins against Cagliari and Sampdoria. With third place and a spot in the Champions League preliminary round already More...

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By Drew Farmer On Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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Podcast: Hellas Verona and Napoli

On this week’s Club Focus presented by Forza Italian Football, host Drew Farmer welcomes Hellas Verona writer Luca Gunby to talk about the Gialloblu. Luca talks up the club’s second half of the season More...

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By - On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Napoli Club Focus: Insigne leads the way for Partenopei

Napoli are Coppa Italia winners for the fifth time after a 3-1 victory against Fiorentina at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday night. However celebrations have been marred by the news that Napoli fan Ciro Esposito More...

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