Inside the Napoli juggernaut: Spalletti in full controlOctober 24, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — It’s almost comical now looking back to mid-July when Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti told protesting fans to “shut up” as he presented the team at the opening of preseason training in the Italian Dolomites Range.
Toronto’s Insigne sets MLS record with $14 million salaryOctober 18, 2022 GMT
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Toronto winger Lorenzo Insigne set a Major League Soccer record with $14 million salary when he joined the team from Napoli last summer, according to the league's players' association.
MATCHDAY: Liverpool, Barça, Bayern play in Champions LeagueSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in the Champions League on Wednesday:
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp takes his underperforming team to Napoli having failed to win in three visits to the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.
Fire’s Shaquiri becomes MLS’s highest-paid at nearly $8.2MMay 17, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player, jumping past Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela and breaking Zlatan Ibrahimović's league record.
Napoli wins at Torino 1-0 despite Insigne penalty missMay 7, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Napoli won at Torino 1-0 despite missing a penalty and consolidated third place in Serie A on Saturday.
Fabián Ruiz scored in the second half after Lorenzo Insigne had another spot kick saved.
AC Milan reclaims Serie A lead from city rival InterApril 24, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — If AC Milan wins its first Serie A title in 11 years this season — and that's looking more and more like a distinct possibility — its last-gasp comeback victory at Lazio on Sunday might go down as one of the keys to success.
Insigne emotional after Napoli held 1-1 by Roma in Serie AApril 18, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Another hit to his team’s Serie A title ambitions left Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne in tears following a 1-1 draw with Roma on Monday.
Insigne converted an early penalty but then watched as Roma dominated the second half at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona and finally equalized via Stephan El Shaarawy in added time.
Napoli, Milan at top of Serie A ahead of upcoming clashFebruary 27, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Departing Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne scored one goal and set up a stoppage-time winner to help his side beat Lazio 2-1 and move level on points with AC Milan at the top of Serie A on Sunday ahead of their eagerly anticipated clash next weekend.
Milan loses Ibrahimović to injury in 0-0 draw against JuveJanuary 23, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan lost more ground on league leader Inter Milan and also lost another important player ahead of the derby as it drew 0-0 against Juventus at San Siro on Sunday.
Key forward Zlatan Ibrahimović limped off in the 28th minute with an apparent Achilles tendon problem.
Insigne to leave Napoli after 15 years, join Toronto in JulyJanuary 8, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Italy winger Lorenzo Insigne will end his 15-year association with Napoli at the end of the season after signing a pre-contract agreement with Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.
Insigne will join Toronto on a four-year deal starting July 1, the team said Saturday.
Italy and Switzerland still level on points after 1-1 drawNovember 12, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Another missed penalty from Ballon d'Or candidate Jorginho means European champion Italy still has some work to do in order to qualify for the World Cup.
A 1-1 draw with visiting Switzerland on Friday kept Italy atop Group C entering the final round of qualifiers — but only on goal difference.
Insigne nets 2 as Napoli beats Bologna 3-0 to go topOctober 28, 2021 GMT
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Lorenzo Insigne converted two penalties to help Napoli beat Bologna 3-0 Thursday and move back level with AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table.
8 for 8: Napoli extends perfect start with Osimhen’s headerOctober 17, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Victor Osimhen soared in for a towering header nine minutes from time and Napoli extended its perfect start to Serie A with a 1-0 win over Torino on Sunday.
After Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne had seen his weak first-half penalty attempt saved and Giovanni Di Lorenzo had a goal wiped off by VAR for offside, Osimhen came to the rescue for Napoli.
5 for 5: Napoli beats Sampdoria 4-0 to extend perfect startSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Five matches. Five wins.
Victor Osimhen scored twice, Hirving Lozano helped set up three goals and Napoli impressed in a 4-0 win at Sampdoria on Thursday to extend its perfect start to Serie A.
Napoli extends perfect start with 4-0 win at UdineseSeptember 20, 2021 GMT
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Four men. Four touches. One exquisite goal.
Napoli executed a set-piece to perfection for its second goal in a 4-0 win at Udinese on Monday that extended the team’s perfect start to Serie A.
The Latest: Italy advances to semifinals at Euro 2020July 2, 2021 GMT
The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:
Nicolò Barella and Lorenzo Insigne scored a goal each to give Italy a 2-1 win over Belgium and a spot in the European Championship semifinals.
Italy’s reserves anxious to face Wales at Euro 2020June 19, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Why stop now?
That’s Italy’s approach for its final group match at the European Championship against Wales.
The Azzurri have already advanced to the round of 16 but they are playing with so much spirit and audacity that it’s gotten to the point where it’s become infectious.
The Latest: Italy opens Euro 2020 with 3-0 win over TurkeyJune 11, 2021 GMT
The Latest on soccer's European Championship:
A flurry of second-half goals gave Italy a 3-0 win over Turkey in the opening match of the European Championship.
Napoli bolsters CL chances with 5-1 rout of UdineseMay 11, 2021 GMT
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Napoli boosted its chances of qualifying for the Champions League by routing Udinese 5-1 on Tuesday to move into second place in Serie A.
Gennaro Gattuso's side moved a point ahead of Atalanta and AC Milan, with Juventus four points further back...
Osimhen nets 2 as Napoli beats Spezia 4-1 to boost CL hopesMay 8, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Victor Osimhen's latest impressive display saw him score two and set up another to help Napoli crush relegation-threatened Spezia 4-1 in Serie A and boost its Champions League hopes on Saturday...
Napoli fans flock to stadium in Maradona tributeNovember 26, 2020 GMT
Leave it to Diego Maradona to draw fans to a stadium they couldn’t enter.
Thousands of Napoli supporters made a pilgrimage to the San Paolo stadium Thursday to light a candle, leave a scarf or a shirt and shed some tears in memory of their hero...
Insigne stunner helps Napoli beat Shakhtar 3-0 in CLNovember 21, 2017 GMT
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Lorenzo Insigne showed again what Italy missed in its World Cup playoff as he scored a stunning goal to help Napoli beat Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 and keep alive its chances of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages on Tuesday...