, Napoli's club badge features a large "N" placed within a circle.  On 23 December 2017, Marek Hamsik overtook Diego Maradona as Napoli's all-time leading scorer after scoring his 115th goal. La stagione pre-Italia â90 iniziò il 27 agosto 1989 e vide partire favorite ai nastri di partenza le tre grandi protagoniste di quegli anni: Napoli, Milan e i campioni in carica dellâInter. , Napoli lost a closely contested relegation battle at the end of 1942 and were relegated to Serie B. Gattuso vs Stroppa: due allenatori con un passato comune. "Noi pensavamo solo a stasera, sapevamo che questa era una partita difficilissima contro una squadra che ha dinamismo, fisicita', qui soffriranno tutti.  In 2010, under manager Walter Mazzarri, Napoli finished in sixth place to qualify for a 2010–11 UEFA Europa League spot. However, after the final, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) forced Maradona to take a doping test, which he failed testing positive for cocaine; both Maradona and Napoli staff later claimed it was a revenge plot for events at the World Cup. Following his departure, however, Napoli struggled financially, and endured several relegations, prior to being refounded in 2004 by film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis. , Napoli added their second Serie A title in 1989–90, defeating Milan by two points in the title race.  However, since the 1920s, a singular blue tone has been used in the form of azure. , Early into its existence, the Italian Football Championship was limited to just northern clubs, so southern clubs competed against sailors or in cups such as Thomas Lipton's Lipton Challenge Cup.  Napoli went on to win the 2019–20 Coppa Italia in a penalty shootout against Juventus in the final. He also holds the record for league appearances with 408 over the course of 12 years from 2007 to 2019. In Sarri's first season in charge in the 2015–16 season, Napoli finished in 2nd place on 82 points and were knocked out of the Europa League round of 32 against Villarreal.  After a poor start, with a sole point in an entire championship, Napoli was readmitted to Serie A's forerunner, the Divizione Nazionale, by the Italian Football Federation ("FIGC"), and began to improve thanks in part to Paraguayan-born Attila Sallustro, who was the first fully fledged hero to the fans. Uno dei grandi trionfi di Diego Maradona: la conquista della Coppa UEFA con il Napoli nel 1989. Napoli also have a long-standing rivalry with Roma, and a rivalry with Palermo. Gli azzurri di Sarri preparano il match con la Fiorentina di domenica... "Sarri ha con me un contratto con 4 anni di opzione per cui per me e' blindato per i prossimi cinque anni". However, in the European Cup, they were eliminated in the second round. By attendance, Napoli have the fourth largest fanbase in Italy, and were ranked as the fifth highest-earning football club in Serie A, with $182 million in revenue during the 2017–18 season. De Laurentiis: âTranquilli, Il progetto Napoli â¦ SSCNAPOLI.IT, Sito Ufficiale della Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli. , After defeating Southampton 4–1 on aggregate to lift the Anglo-Italian League Cup, Napoli were entered into the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup for 1976–77, where they reached the semi-finals, losing 2–1 on aggregate to Anderlecht. Napoli-Bayern UEFA Europa League 1988/89 .  Napoli came very close to winning the league in 1967–68, finishing just behind Milan in second place. Formed in 1926, the club saw relatively little success in its early years, winning one Coppa Italia in 1962. The Answer Is in the Cup". Napoli records and statistics, third-highest football transfer of all-time, "La storia del Calcio Napoli sino ai giorni nostri", "Il tifo calcistico in Italia – Settembre 2012", "Storia Del Club, by Pietro Gentile and Valerio Rossano", "Dal Naples Football Club all'Internaples", "I Primi 60 Anni: Dalla Nascita Aalla Coppa Lipton", "La Storia. Lo ha detto l'attaccante del Napoli, Lorenzo Insigne,... "E' brutto dirlo, ma questa e' la realta', abbiamo perso contro una squadra piu' forte, la differenza l'hanno fatta i loro attaccanti e la nostra fase difensiva che non ha funzionato".  By August 2004, Napoli was declared bankrupt. The club's anthem is "'O surdato 'nnammurato". 28/05/2020. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Tifosi inferociti.  This included two third-place finishes during the 1932–33 and 1933–34 seasons, with added notables such as Antonio Vojak, Arnaldo Sentimenti and Carlo Buscaglia. The 1986–87 season was the landmark in Napoli's history; they won the double, securing the Serie A title by three points and then beating Atalanta 4–0 to lift the Coppa Italia. Under his guise, the club has stabilized, which has led to renewed on-field success, winning the 2012, 2014, and 2020 Coppa Italia titles. Players such as Gianfranco Zola, Daniel Fonseca, Ciro Ferrara and Careca had all departed by 1994. Declino e rinascita.  A controversial set of events set off at the 1990 World Cup, when Maradona made comments pertaining to North–South inequality in the country and the risorgimento, asking Neapolitans to root for Argentina in the semi-finals against Italy in Naples.. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Napoli were given this name after a particularly poor performance during the 1926–27 season.  During Garbutt's six-year stint, the club would be dramatically transformed, frequently finishing in the top half of the table. The all-time leading goalscorer for Napoli is Dries Mertens with 130 goals.. The Stadio San Paolo was the only stadium during the competition where the Argentine national anthem was not jeered, Maradona bowed to the Napoli fans at the end and his country went on to reach the final. In the summer of 2000, Napoli retired the jersey number 10 belonged to former club legend Diego Maradona, who played for the club from 1984 to 1991. As Naples is a coastal city, the colours of the club have always been derived from the blue waters of the Gulf of Naples. , The trend of Napoli performing well in the league continued into the 1970s, with third place spots in 1970–71 and 1973–74. De Laurentiis non molla: âChi non ama Napoli, vada pure!â I tifosi: âMammt!â 10 Giugno.  However, in the years leading up to World War II, Napoli went into decline, only surviving relegation in 1939–40 by goal average. During this period, Napoli won their sole league titles, in 1987 and 1990. Napoli: Emery sfuma definitivamente. Il Napoli Calcio gioca le sue partite allo stadio San Paolo di Fuorigrotta. Well, it was there that I realized that for those people this is not just a team, it is a visceral love, like the one between a mother and a son!  Like other top clubs in the country, Napoli's fanbase goes beyond the Italian border; in 2018 the society announced that the team had over 35 million supporters worldwide and 120 million people who liked to watch Napoli matches. The club have won two league titles, six Coppa Italia titles, two Supercoppa Italiana titles, and one UEFA Cup.. , Under the presidency of Giorgio Ascarelli, the club changed its name to Associazione Calcio Napoli on 25 August 1926.  Napoli moved to their new home ground Stadio San Paolo in 1959. Stroppa: Da giocatore dal 1986 al 1987, dal 1989 al 1991 e dal 1994 al 1995. , In December 2020, Napoli renamed San Paolo after Diego Maradona, after the passing away of the club icon.. Da allenatore della primavera dal 2009 al 2011.  The main difference between each badge is the shade of blue used. , Napoli entered the Serie A era under the management of William Garbutt. , Napoli broke the world transfer record fee after acquiring Diego Maradona in a €12 million deal from Barcelona on 30 June 1984. Maradona dovette lasciare i partenopei il 17 marzo 1991 dopo un controllo antidoping effettuato al termine della partita Napoli-Bari (vinta dal Napoli per il risultato di 1 â¦  Verso Crotone-Napoli.  At the end of the season, Sarri left for Chelsea, succeeded by Carlo Ancelotti in May 2018. This year saw the breakout season for Dries Mertens who scored 34 goals in all competition after he was moved from the left wing to center forward following Milik's torn ACL. Usually the "N" is white, although it has occasionally been gold. In the story, Odysseus had his men tie him to the ship's mast so he was able to resist the song of the siren. "17 maggio 1989 #ForzaNapoliSempre" si legge sul canale Twitter della SSC Napoli dove è stata pubblicata una foto in cui si vede Diego Armando Maradona che alza al cielo la Coppa Uefa vinta dal Napoli. , Despite the fact Napoli were playing in a low division, they retained higher average attendances than most of the Serie A clubs, breaking the Serie C attendance record with 51,000 at one match.  The record for most goals in a single league season belongs to Gonzalo Higuaín, with 36 in the 2015–16 Serie A.  In 2018, Forbes estimated the club is the fifth most valuable club in Italy, worth $379 million. Thus, Napoli share the nickname "Azzurri" with the Italy national team.  The club still won the Supercoppa Italiana that year, with a record 5–1 victory against Juventus, but it would be their last major trophy for 22 years. , As the club changed their name to Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli on 25 June 1964 they began to rise up again, gaining promotion in 1964–65. Nevertheless, the fans of Napoli do co-star in two particular derbies in Italy against other regional teams: Derby della Campania generally refers to a rivalry with regional clubs, mainly Avellino and Salernitana. In the 2013 close-season, Mazzarri left Napoli and Rafael Benitez became the club's manager. Cavani finished as top scorer in the division with 29 goals, which resulted in him being sold to Paris Saint-Germain for a club-record fee of €64 million.. They finished the 2014–15 season in fifth, with Benitez then signing for Real Madrid and being replaced by Maurizio Sarri. In the morning we went to the San Paolo to warm up, Carlos (Tevez) was telling me about this stadium, but I've played for Barça so I said to myself, it can't be that big of a deal! In the evening, when there was the anthem of the Champions League, hearing 80,000 people whistling us I realized what a mess we were in! La competizione è stata vinta dal Napoli .  Maradona was banned for 15 months and would never play for the club again.  They have continued to be profitable since returning to Serie A. It was the only time I remained on the pitch after losing a match, just to enjoy the show. However, the title ultimately went to Juventus in the penultimate round of matches. Napoli â Emery: stop per i diritti di immagine. , Below is the official presidential history of Napoli, from when Giorgio Ascarelli took over at the club in 1926, until the present day. Napoli then saw increased success in the 1980s, after the club acquired Diego Maradona.  Some of the most popular players from this period were Dino Zoff, José Altafini, Omar Sívori and hometown midfielder Antonio Juliano. During the same season, Napoli finished second in Serie A, just two points behind champions Juventus. During his time in Naples, Maradona helped the team win several trophies, which led to the club retiring his number 10 jersey. They moved from the Stadio Giorgio Ascarelli to the Stadio Arturo Collana and remained in Serie B until after the war.  Even into the earliest two seasons of the 1980s, the club were performing respectably with a third-place finish in 1980–81. When play continued, Napoli earned the right to compete in Serie A, but were relegated after two seasons for a bribery scandal. Gattuso sullâarbitro Davide Massa ha dichiarato: âHo detto a Massa che due minuti prima dellâespulsione aveva fatto i complimenti al capitano del Napoli e poi lo butta fuori perché lo manda a cagare.  Under the coaching of former player Luís Vinício, this gained them entry into the early UEFA Cup competitions. Devo continuare su questa strada". Baroni started his career with Fiorentina, and reached his football peaks during his time at Napoli, where he played his first seasons as a Serie A regular, winning an Italian championship title (scoring the title-clinching goal on the last day of the season against Lazio) and a Supercoppa Italiana title in 1990. MILANO - Forse una delle partite più iconiche della storia dell'Inter.  In the Italian league, Napoli were still very much a consistent top six side for much of the late 1970s. Since 1959, the club has played their home games at Stadio San Paolo, and have traditionally worn sky blue shirts and white shorts. "Yaya Tourè: "Al San Paolo mi tremavano le gambe, dopo l'inno capii in che guaio ci eravamo messi... 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Nel 1989 il Napoli sfiorò la tripletta, concludendo il campionato ancora al secondo posto, dietro l'Inter. , On 26 July 2016, Gonzalo Higuaín became the third-highest football transfer of all-time and highest ever transfer for an Italian club when he signed for €90 million to Juventus. Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli, commonly referred to as Napoli (pronounced [ˈnaːpoli]), is an Italian professional football club based in Naples, Campania that plays in Serie A, the top flight of Italian football. Napoli is the fourth most supported football club in Italy with around 13% of Italian football fans supporting the club.  The club won their second Coppa Italia trophy in 1975–76, eliminating Milan and Fiorentina en route, before beating rivals Hellas Verona 4–0 in the final. Aurelio De Laurentiis si tiene stretto il suo allenatore. In the 2017–18 season, Napoli challenged for the title for the entire season, and finished with a club record of 91 points. , On 31 July 2020, Napoli confirmed the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille for a transfer fee of €70 million, making him Napoli's most expensive signing.. NAPOLI - I record e le statistiche degli allenatori dalla sua fondazione ad oggi  Originally, while using the name Naples FBC, the colours of the club implemented two shades of blue. Dopo la diffidenza iniziale, l'ex tecnico... "Fa molto piacere ricevere questi complimenti, non capita sempre di uscire da San Siro tra gli applausi anche dei tifosi di casa. , Unlike other Italian cities such as Genoa, Milan, Rome and Turin, Napoli is the only major football club in the city and therefore there is no derby in the strict sense of the term. Here is a chronological list of them from 1926 onwards:. Di Bigon dicevano: «Fortunato quel Bigon, si trova a Napoli ad allenare una grande squadra chissà per quale destino».Più che destino sarà gloria, per quellâuomo che vinse la stella da calciatore nel Milan di Liedholm e che si stava affermando anche da qualche anno come allenatore. Lo stratega. Lâallenatore del Napoli Gennaro Gattuso ha rilasciato le sue dichiarazioni al termine della gara persa contro lâInter. However, this was surrounded by less auspicious circumstances as Napoli were awarded two points for a game, when in Bergamo , an Atalanta fan threw a 100 lira coin at Alemão's head. Consequently, Parthenope, unable to live with the rejection of her love, drowned herself and her body was washed up upon the shore of Naples..  To secure football in the city, film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis refounded the club under the name Napoli Soccer, as they were not allowed to use their old name. S.S.C. In the following season, Napoli finished in 3rd place on 86 points and were knocked out of the Champions League round of 16 against Real Madrid.  This achievement was matched by Edinson Cavani in 2012–13, and Gonzalo Higuaín in 2015–16. Quella maglia di Maradona fonte di litigi matrimoniali, e l'allenatore che seppe resistere a Zamparini ... AIMAN NAPOLI, 1989, attaccante del Renate. As regards exclusively the championship, however, the honour goes to the Argentine footballer Roberto Sosa, the distinction of being the last to wear the 10 at the San Paolo and at the same time to score in the match against Frosinone on 30 April 2006. FIGC placed Napoli in Serie C1, where they missed out on promotion after losing 2–1 in play-offs to local rivals Avellino in 2004–05.  The rise up the tables was gradual, by 1985–86, they had a third-place finish under their belts, but better was yet to come. By 2010 the equity was at €25,107,223 and Napoli achieved self-sustainability.  Other friendships exist with Catania, Palermo, Borussia Dortmund, Everton, Paris Saint-Germain, and Celtic. The last player to wear and score goals with this shirt in an official match was Mariano Bogliacino in the home match of 18 May 2006 against Spezia, valid for the final leg of the Supercoppa di Lega Serie C1; primacy belongs to him also for last appearance in the championship, 12 May 2006 at the home match against Lanciano. , Because a mainland Southern Italian team had never won the league before, this turned Maradona into a cultural, social and borderline religious icon for Neapolitans, which stretched beyond the realms of just football. However, Napoli were entered into the UEFA Cup for 1988–89 and won their first major European title. , The first club was founded as Naples Foot-Ball & Cricket Club in 1905 by English sailor William Poths and his associate Hector M.