2015: Napoli versus Wolfsburg at the Stadio San Paolo

A look back (first published 28 April 2015): this was such a memorable night out. If you’re in Naples and you’ve never been to watch Napoli play in the Stadio San Paolo don’t hesitate, especially if there’s a big game. The city’s heart beats loudest here.

The Phraser

Napoli supporters Supporters in the Stadio San Paolo

Last Thursday evening crowds and cars streamed in one direction through Naples – towards the Stadio San Paolo.

Vfl Wolfsburg were in town and SCC Napoli had to hold its nerve.

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Napoli beat Juventus to win Italian Super Cup

A look back (first published 23 December 2014): since this post was written Gonzalo Higuaín has deserted Napoli and gone to play for Juventus.

The Phraser

Napoli and the passion of football Napoli’s San Paolo Stadium – home of football passion

“Arsenal?”

Luigi’s eyes darkened.

“Arsenal?” we stared at our son.

Luigi’s eyes flashed.

“Arsenal,” the son repeated with a grin.  What was he thinking?  Panic seized me – this was Napoli.

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2015: Napoli versus Wolfsburg at the Stadio San Paolo

Napoli supporters

Supporters in the Stadio San Paolo

Last Thursday evening crowds and cars streamed in one direction through Naples – towards the Stadio San Paolo.

Vfl Wolfsburg were in town and SCC Napoli had to hold its nerve.

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Napoli beat Juventus to win Italian Super Cup

Napoli and the passion of football

Napoli’s San Paolo Stadium – home of football passion

“Arsenal?”

Luigi’s eyes darkened.

“Arsenal?” we stared at our son.

Luigi’s eyes flashed.

“Arsenal,” the son repeated with a grin.  What was he thinking?  Panic seized me – this was Napoli.

Continue reading