Napoli http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27697/all en Cavani still dreaming of Napoli title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-soccer-cavani-still-dreaming-napoli-title Napoli fans can rejoice knowing Edinson Cavani will still be spearheading their attack. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-soccer-cavani-still-dreaming-napoli-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cavani Edinson Cavani Football futbol italy soccer Napoli soccer World At Play Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000 5738796 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Napoli blast 'dumb, vulgar mafia cliches' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140501/football-napoli-blast-dumb-vulgar-mafia-cliches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian football giants Napoli have blasted as "dumb" and "vulgar" a British media report which described their city as an Italian "mafia stronghold".</p> <p>Napoli have complained to The Guardian over a story which linked the club with a transfer bid for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140501/football-napoli-blast-dumb-vulgar-mafia-cliches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in England Napoli AFP Thu, 01 May 2014 20:31:44 +0000 6136212 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Roma 'ultra' charged over Cup final shootings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140504/football-roma-ultra-charged-over-cup-final-shootings-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police in Rome have charged a man suspected of shooting three Napoli fans on the fringes of the Italian Cup final against Fiorentina with attempted manslaughter, media reported Sunday.</p> <p>The Cup final, won 3-1 by Napoli at Rome's Olympic Stadium on Saturday following a delay caused by hardline Napoli fans, was marred by violent clashes between Napoli supporters and suspected fans of capital club Roma.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140504/football-roma-ultra-charged-over-cup-final-shootings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football culture Napoli Technology Ultras AFP Sun, 04 May 2014 13:19:17 +0000 6138164 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Twist in fan shooting, official hails Thatcher's hooligan solution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140506/football-twist-fan-shooting-official-hails-thatchers-hooligan-solution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A twist in the shooting of a Napoli fan at the Italian Cup final emerged Tuesday when reports said forensic tests on bullets and particles of gun shot residue found on the hands of the alleged perpetrator were inconclusive.</p> <p>Police on Sunday charged a 48-year-old man, Daniele De Santis -- who has already served bans for football-related violence -- with attempted manslaughter after he allegedly shot three fans prior to the violence-marred Cup final between Fiorentina and Napoli on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140506/football-twist-fan-shooting-official-hails-thatchers-hooligan-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Napoli AFP Tue, 06 May 2014 19:12:38 +0000 6140151 at http://www.globalpost.com