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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
Ground Capacity 54,726
Chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis
Manager Gennaro Gattuso
League Serie A
2018/19 Serie A, 2nd
Third colours

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, 2014 and 2020, 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 2004. A new club, Napoli Soccer, was born. Napoli Soccer was renamed Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli in early 2006.

Honours

  • Serie A : 2
    • 1986/87, 1989/90
  • Coppa Italia : 6
    • 1962, 1976, 1987, 2012, 2014, 2020
  • Supercoppa Italiana : 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
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
2014/15 Serie A 5th
2015/16 Serie A 2nd
2016/17 Serie A 3rd
2017/18 Serie A 2nd
2018/19 Serie A 2nd
2019/20 Serie A ?

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

1970s - 1990s

1990s - 2000s

2000s - 2010s

  • Uruguay Edinson Cavani
  • Slovenia Marek Hamšík
  • Argentina Gonzalo Higuaín
  • Argentina Ezequiel Lavezzi
  • Italy Christian Maggio

Currents famous players

  • Italy Lorenzo Insigne
  • Belgium Dries Mertens

Managers

  • Austria Antonio Kreutzer (1926 - 1927)
  • Hungary Ferenc Molnár (1927 - 1928)
  • Italy Giovanni Terrile (1927 - 1928)
  • Austria Rolf Steiger (1927 - 1928)
  • Austria Otto Fischer (1928 - 1929)
  • Italy Giovanni Terrile (1928 - 1929)
  • England William Garbutt (1929 - 1935)
  • Hungary Károly Csapkay (1935 - 1936)
  • Italy Angelo Mattea (1936 - 1938)
  • Hungary Eugen Payer (1938 - 1939)
  • Italy Paolo Iodice (1938 - 1939)
  • Italy Adolfo Baloncieri (1939 - 1940)
  • Italy Antonio Vojak (1940 - 1943)
  • Brazil Paolo Innocenti (1943)
  • Uruguay Raffaele Sansone (1945 - 1946)
  • Italy Giovanni Vecchina (1947 - 1948)
  • Italy Felice Borel (1948 - 1949)
  • Italy Luigi De Manes (1948 - 1949)
  • Italy Vittorio Mosele (1948 - 1949)
  • Italy Eraldo Monzeglio (1948 - 1956 / 1962 - 1963)
  • Italy Amedeo Amadei (1956 - 1961)
  • Italy Annibale Frossi (1959)
  • Paraguay Attila Sallustro (1961)
  • Italy Fioravante Baldi (1961 - 1962)
  • Argentina Bruno Pesaola (1962 - 1968 / 1976 - 1977 / 1982 - 1983)
  • Italy Roberto Lerici (1963 - 1964)
  • Italy Giovanni Molino (1963 - 1964)
  • Italy Giuseppe Chiappella (1968 - 1973)
  • Italy Egidio Di Costanzo (1968 - 1969)
  • Brazil Luís Vinício (1973 - 1976 / 1978 - 1980)
  • Italy Alberto Del Frati (1976)
  • Italy Rosario Rivellino (1976)
  • Italy Gianni Di Marzio (1977 - 1979)
  • Brazil Angelo Benedicto Sormani (1979 - 1980)
  • Italy Rino Marchesi (1980 - 1982 / 1983 - 1984)
  • Italy Massimo Giacomini (1982 - 1983)
  • Italy Gennaro Rambone (1982 - 1983)
  • Italy Piero Santin (1983 - 1984)
  • Italy Ottavio Bianchi (1985 - 1989 / 1992 - 1993)
  • Italy Alberto Bigon (1989 - 1991)
  • Italy Claudio Ranieri (1991 - 1993)
  • Italy Marcello Lippi (1993 - 1994)
  • Italy Vincenzo Guerini (1994)
  • Serbia and Montenegro Vujadin Boškov (1995 - 1996)
  • Italy Luigi Simoni (1996 - 1997 / 2003 - 2004)
  • Italy Vincenzo Montefusco (1997 / 1998 / 1999)
  • Italy Bortolo Mutti (1997 - 1998)
  • Italy Carlo Mazzone (1997 - 1998)
  • Italy Giovanni Galeone (1997 - 1998)
  • Italy Renzo Ulivieri (1998 - 1999)
  • Italy Walter Novellino (1999 - 2000)
  • Czech Republic Zdeněk Zeman (2000)
  • Italy Emiliano Mondonico (2000 - 2001)
  • Italy Luigi De Canio (2001 - 2002)
  • Italy Franco Colomba (2002 - 2003)
  • Italy Franco Scoglio (2002 - 2003)
  • Italy Andrea Agostinelli (2003 - 2004)
  • Italy Giampiero Ventura (2004 - 2005)
  • Italy Edoardo Reja (2005 - 2009)
  • Italy Roberto Donadoni (2009)
  • Italy Walter Mazzarri (2009 - 2013)
  • Spain Rafael Benítez (2013 - 2015)
  • Italy Maurizio Sarri (2015 - 2018)
  • Italy Carlo Ancelotti (2018 - 2019)
  • Italy Gennaro Gattuso (2019 - Present)

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