Dr. Henry Bell disagrees that Napoli were a one-man team during the Diego Maradona years, so much so that he’s chosen his ideal starting Napoli XI – without Maradona.
The latest in our ‘Stadium Guide’ series takes us to the south of Italy, and to the newly-named Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, the home ground of Napoli. James Nye gives the lowdown on how to spend a day in the city of Maradona.
It’s the turn of site Editor Emmet Gates to reveal his top 5 favourite shirts from the history of Italian football.
Tom Griffiths concludes his look at the history behind some of Italy’s stadia with part II of his ‘What’s in a Stadium Name’ series.
James Nye went to the Champions League clash between Napoli and Barcelona exactly a year ago today. Little did he know of what lay ahead for not just football, but the world.
What’s in a stadium name in Italy? In the first of a two-part special, Tom Griffiths explores the stories behind the names of some of the most loved Stadia in the peninsula.
Richard Hall and Emmet Gates sat down to pay tribute to the genius of Diego Armando Maradona, who sadly passed away on November 25th 2020.
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