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SSC Napoli

SSC Napoli
Diego Maradona celebrates winning the UEFA Cup with Napoli ©Getty Images

SSC Napoli

Formed: 1926
Nickname: Partenopei (a reference to Parthenope, one of the Sirens of Greek mythology)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: 1989

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 2 (1990)
• Italian Cup: 3 (1987)

History
• The modern Napoli side were founded with the merger of Naples Foot-Ball Club, formed in 1904 by English businessman William Poths and Italian engineer Emilio Anatra, and US Internazionale Napoli, a side set up under the initiative of a group of local workers in 1912. They were briefly FBC Internaples before settling on their current identity in 1926.

• A moderately successful side in their early years, Napoli nevertheless boasted a fine following, 80,000 watching them beat Juventus 2-1 in the first game at their Stadio San Paolo in 1959; relegated from Serie A the following season, the Partenopei became the first Serie B side to win the Coppa Italia in 1962, beating Spal 1907 2-1 in Rome, and were promoted in the same campaign.

• President Corrado Ferlaino's arrival in 1969 signalled the beginning of a significant period in the club's history; he was responsible for signing club legend Diego Maradona from FC Barcelona in June 1984 and under Ottavio Bianchi, Napoli were the first southern side to win Serie A as they claimed a domestic double in 1987.

• A 5-4 aggregate success against VfB Stuttgart secured Napoli's only major continental honour, the 1988/89 UEFA Cup, but following their second title success the following year things began to unravel with the departure of Maradona and, due to financial problems, the sale of the likes of Gianfranco Zola and future Ballon d'Or winner Fabio Cannavaro.

• Declared bankrupt in 2004, a new owner and president – film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis – helped the club start again from scratch in Serie C1, and they were back in the top division by 2007/08, returning to Europe after a 14-year absence in the 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup.

Club records
Most appearances: Giuseppe Bruscolotti (511)
Most goals: Diego Maradona (115)
Record victory: Napoli 8-1 Pro Patria (Serie A, 16 October 1955)
Record defeat: Torino FC 11-0 Napoli (First Division, 4 March 1928)

* Last updated 31 December 2010

Last updated: 20/01/11 15.27CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 19/04/2014 02:00 CET
NapoliNapoli3-0BolognaBologna
ChievoChievo2-4NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-0AtalantaAtalanta
NapoliNapoli2-1DortmundDortmund
MilanMilan1-2NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli1-1SassuoloSassuolo
GenoaGenoa0-2NapoliNapoli
ArsenalArsenal2-0NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli4-0LivornoLivorno
RomaRoma2-0NapoliNapoli
MarseilleMarseille1-2NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-0TorinoTorino
FiorentinaFiorentina1-2NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-1CataniaCatania
NapoliNapoli3-2MarseilleMarseille
JuventusJuventus3-0NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli0-1ParmaParma
DortmundDortmund3-1NapoliNapoli
LazioLazio2-4NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli3-3UdineseUdinese
NapoliNapoli2-0ArsenalArsenal
NapoliNapoli4-2InternazionaleInternazionale
CagliariCagliari1-1NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-0SampdoriaSampdoria
VeronaVerona0-3NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli3-1AtalantaAtalanta
BolognaBologna2-2NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli1-1ChievoChievo
NapoliNapoli1-0LazioLazio
AtalantaAtalanta3-0NapoliNapoli
RomaRoma3-2NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli3-1MilanMilan
NapoliNapoli3-0RomaRoma
SassuoloSassuolo0-2NapoliNapoli
SwanseaSwansea0-0NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli1-1GenoaGenoa
NapoliNapoli3-1SwanseaSwansea
LivornoLivorno1-1NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli1-0RomaRoma
PortoPorto1-0NapoliNapoli
TorinoTorino0-1NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-2PortoPorto
NapoliNapoli0-1FiorentinaFiorentina
CataniaCatania2-4NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli2-0JuventusJuventus
ParmaParma1-0NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli4-2LazioLazio
UdineseUdinese15:00NapoliNapoli
InternazionaleInternazionale20:45NapoliNapoli

03/05/2014, Italian Cup, Final

FiorentinaFiorentina20:45NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli21:00CagliariCagliari
SampdoriaSampdoria20:45NapoliNapoli
NapoliNapoli20:45VeronaVerona

Trophy cabinet

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    28/08/2008, Napoli 5-0 Vllaznia, Naples
  • Biggest defeat:
    06/12/1989, Bremen 5-1 Napoli
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  4
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  16
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  1
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 31
    Marek Hamšík (  SVK)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 19
    Edinson Cavani (  URU)
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