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S.S.C. Napoli
S.S.C. Napoli logo.svg
Full name Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli SpA
Founded 1926
Ground Stadio San Paolo
(capacity: 60,240)
Chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis
Manager Maurizio Sarri
League Serie A
2013/14 Serie A, 3th

S.S.C. Napoli (Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli) is an Italian football club. The club plays in Serie A. Its home stadium is the Stadio San Paolo in Naples, Italy. They team plays in light blue shirts, white shorts and light blue socks as uniforms.

History

The club was formed in 1926 and it was in most of its history in Serie A. It was Diego Armando Maradona who put Napoli on the world soccer map, leading them to scudettos in 1987 and 1990 and the UEFA Cup in 1989. They also won the Coppa Italia in 1962, 1976, 1987, 2012 and 2014, a Coppa delle Alpi in 1966 and two Supercoppa Italiana in 1990 and 2014.

Napoli dropped to Serie B in 2001. With a debt of about 70 million euros, the club went bankrupt in August of 2004. A new club, Napoli Soccer, was born. Napoli Soccer was renamed Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli in early 2006.

Title

  • Serie A : 2
    • 1986/87, 1989/90
  • Italian Cup : 5
    • 1962, 1976, 1987, 2012, 2014
  • Italian Super Cup : 2
    • 1990, 2014
  • UEFA Cup : 1
    • 1989
  • Cup of the Alps : 1
    • 1966
  • Anglo-Italian League Cup : 1
    • 1976
  • Thomas Lipton Trophy : 3
    • 1909, 1911, 1914

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 Serie A 16th
2001/02 Serie B 5th
2002/03 Serie B 16th
2003/04 Serie B 14th
2004/05 Serie C1 3rd / Group B
2005/06 Serie C1 1st / Group B
2006/07 Serie B 2nd
2007/08 Serie A 8th
2008/09 Serie A 12th
2009/10 Serie A 6th
2010/11 Serie A 3rd
2011/12 Serie A 5th
2012/13 Serie A 2nd
2013/14 Serie A 3rd

Former position


Notable Players

These are players who once played for Napoli and players who still do.

1904 - 1940s

  • Italy Giuseppe Cavanna
  • Italy Pietro Ferraris
  • England William Poths
  • Italy Nereo Rocco
  • Paraguay Italy Attila Sallustro
  • Argentina Guillermo Stábile
  • Italy Antonio Vojak

1950s - 1960s

  • Brazil Italy José Altafini
  • Italy Amedeo Amadei
  • Italy Ottavio Bugatti
  • Italy Tarcisio Burgnich
  • Brazil Faustino Jarbas Canè
  • Sweden Kurt Hamrin
  • Sweden Hasse Jeppson
  • Italy Antonio Juliano
  • Denmark Harald Nielsen
  • Argentina Bruno Pesaola
  • Argentina Italy Omar Sivori
  • Brazil Luis Vinicio
  • Italy Dino Zoff

1970s - 1990s

  • Brazil Alemão
  • Italy Salvatore Bagni
  • Argentina Daniel Bertoni
  • Italy Giuseppe Bruscolotti
  • Brazil Careca
  • Italy Andrea Carnevale
  • Italy Luciano Castellini
  • Brazil Sergio Clerici
  • Italy Massimo Crippa
  • Italy Fernando De Napoli
  • Italy Ciro Ferrara
  • Italy Moreno Ferrario
  • Italy Claudio Garella
  • Italy Bruno Giordano
  • Italy Giuliano Giuliani
  • Netherlands Ruud Krol
  • Argentina Diego Armando Maradona
  • Italy Alessandro Renica
  • Italy Giuseppe Savoldi
  • Brazil Italy Angelo Benedicto Sormani

1990s - 2000s

  • Argentina Roberto Ayala
  • France Laurent Blanc
  • France Alain Boghossian
  • Italy Fabio Cannavaro
  • Italy Paolo Di Canio
  • Brazil André Cruz


  • Brazil Edmundo
  • Uruguay Daniel Fonseca
  • Argentina Luciano Galletti
  • Italy Francesco Moriero
  • Italy Fabio Pecchia
  • Colombia Freddy Rincón


  • Honduras Carlos Pavón
  • Italy Andrea Silenzi
  • Italy Giuseppe Taglialatela
  • Sweden Jonas Thern
  • Angola Portugal José Luís Vidigal
  • Italy Gianfranco Zola

2000s - 2010s

  • Uruguay Edinson Cavani
  • Argentina Ezequiel Lavezzi
  • Argentina Germàn Denis

Currents famous players

  • Slovenia Marek Hamsik
  • Uruguay Walter Gargano
  • Italy Christian Maggio

Managers

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