This week in Numbers - 42
The number of touches of the ball Edinson Cavani had in the defeat to Palermo, only three more than second half subsitute Hassan Yebda in 34 minutes of action
Serie A - GK of the Season
Not that I want to influence the vote or anything but get voting for the GK of the year for Serie A Weekly, you can see the runners and riders but you all know who to vote for right? Who said Federico Marchetti……………
So, I was busy packing for my Easter break....
I love Tumblr an its ability to let you publish a post on a certain date. If you reading this then I am probably somewhere in the Lake Districe of the UK. While I was packing for my short break I discovered some books and items literally in the back of a cupboard which shaped my footballing youth. So, sorry as its not the usual Napoli hyperboyle but I thought I would share this… Before...
Ghosts of Napoli's past and future(?) haunt the...
If it wasn’t for German Denis breaking his foot in the summer of 2010 Gokhan Inler could very well be wearing a Napoli shirt at this very moment. Napoli were looking at a way to get a discount on Gokhan Inler during the summer of 2010. Napoli looked like they had agreed to send Denis on loan with a right to buy for Gokhan Inler on a loan with right to buy…. and then *crack*, El Tanque...
This Week in Numbers - 84
Percentage of passes completed by Michele Pazienza in Serie A this season… 84% Full credit (although proving me wrong about Pazienza) for this nugget should go to @antoniolabbate Yesss, I passed the ball
‘fifteen clubs have enquired about Michele’– Michele Pazienza’s agent gets all optimistic about his client… a free agent in the summer
Marek Hamsik salutes up to 15,000 travelling supporters at Stadio Renato Dall’ Ara
Edinson Cavani watches on in the stands as Giuseppe Mascara scores the opening goal….
No Cavani? No Problem!
A team sheet without El Matador’s name on it is not a nice sight, so who’d of thought Giuseppe Mascara would replace him with the same effect.. It was either this or a topless photo of Giuseppe Mascara Giuseppe Mascara has only played 9 games for Napoli, the majority as a substitute since he joined Napoli from Catania in the winter transfer window. He hasn’t really set the...
This Week in Numbers - 50
The number of completed passes by Hassan Yebda in the game versus Lazio at San Paolo, more than any other player ‘play me more, i don’t give the ball away’ (Picture: SSC Napoli)
WARNING - Watching Napoli can cause nosebleeds
I don’t know what more I can say. I am still stunned after the Napoli victory over Lazio on Sunday lunchtime. Careca at San Paolo ‘This Aronica fella is a better finisher than me’ (Picture - SSC Napoli) I won’t bore you with the match detail, quite frankly the post would be tooooo long. Put simply that was the most...
So…, What is Mazzarri doing here?