Napoli Club Focus: Down, but not out

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Louis Gibberd-Thomas evaluates Napoli’s recent struggles in all competitions, specifically analysing their disappointing exit from the Europa League and their consecutive blips against top Serie A competition February has been, without a doubt, the toughest period for Napoli this season. With defeat to title rivals Juventus, the Scudetto seems More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Napoli Club Focus: Do not go gentle into that good night

Louis Gibberd-Thomas analyses whether Napoli can recover from their Juventus defeat in time for a Europa League clash against Villarreal on Thursday It was arguably the clash of the season, the meeting of two More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Napoli Club Focus: Everything is in place

As Maurizio Sarri suitably bolstered his Serie A leading side, the Partenopei hurled yet another domestic obstacle, and did it in impressive style Every week seems to bring a new kind of challenge for Napoli this More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Napoli Club Focus: A necessary sacrifice

Louis Gibberd-Thomas looks at the club’s elimination from the Coppa Italia and potential fallout from the controversy surrounding Maurizio Sarri. A joyous beginning to the new year has seen the Partenopei More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus – Mid-Season review: The story so far…

Despite a shaky start to the season, the dust has finally settled and Napoli fans can see what they’ve gained this year: a great coach. Maurizio Sarri is perhaps not ‘great’ in the eyes of the More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: More ground lost

Louis Gibberd-Thomas looks towards a tough trip to Atalanta as the Partenopei hope to get their title challenge back on track after a draw with ailing Roma. A case of nothing gained nothing lost for Napoli in More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: Back down to Earth for the Partenopei

As with any Serie A season there are high and lows. After the jubilation of defeating Scudetto rivals Inter the previous weekend, succumbing to Bologna to surrender their position to the Nerazzurri is most definitely More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: Come home Pocho!

Louis Gibberd-Thomas analyses whether the possible return of Paris Saint-Germain striker Ezequiel Lavezzi will boost Napoli’s chances of securing the Serie A title. If the results achieved under coach Maurizio More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: Leave it to Lorenzo!

Napoli briefly topped Serie following a 2-0 victory over Hellas Verona at the weekend. Louis Gibberd-Thomas believes Lorenzo Insigne and Gonzalo Higuain could fire the Partenopei to this season’s Serie A More...

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By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Napoli Club Focus: Are the Partenopei over-reliant on ‘Pipita’?

Napoli overcame Udinese 1-0 at the Stadio San Paolo in Serie A on Sunday evening with Gonzalo Higuain the hero once again, Louis Gibberd-Thomas asks are Maurizio Sarri’s team over-reliant on the Argentine More...