Serie A: Jose Callejon comes to Napoli rescue at Sassuolo
Serie A: Jose Callejon comes to Napoli rescue at Sassuolo

A first-half strike from Spanish forward Jose Callejon sent Napoli back to winning ways in a 1-0 win at struggling Sassuolo on Sunday, even if they were saved late on by the woodwork.

Juventus on top as pressure grows on Rafael Benitez
Juventus on top as pressure grows on Rafael Benitez

A brace from Arturo Vidal and a late Stephan Lichtsteiner strike in a 3-0 defeat of Cesena sent Juventus top of Serie A on goal difference as the pressure grew on Rafael Benitez after Napoli drew 3-3 with Palermo.

Rafael Benitez in battle to make up Napoli shortfall
Rafael Benitez in battle to make up Napoli shortfall

Pressure is mounting on Napoli coach Rafael Benitez ahead of Palermo`s visit to the San Paolo on Wednesday as the Serie A club continue to reel from early season setbacks.

Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona
Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

Mauro Icardi hits hat-trick in Inter Milan seven-goal rout of Sassuolo
Mauro Icardi hits hat-trick in Inter Milan seven-goal rout of Sassuolo

Inter Milan routed hapless Sassuolo 7-0 for the second season in a row on Sunday with Argentine striker Mauro Icardi grabbing a hat-trick and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo scoring twice.

Athletic Bilbao down Napoli to end 16-year Champions League wait
Athletic Bilbao down Napoli to end 16-year Champions League wait

Athletic Bilbao qualified for the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in 16 years after coming from behind to beat Napoli 3-1 (4-2 on aggregate) on Wednesday.

Italy under a cloud for Serie A kickoff
Italy under a cloud for Serie A kickoff

The Serie A season kicks off on Saturday with Italian football at a new low following a miserable World Cup campaign and the election of a federation president embroiled in a racism row.

Serie A rivals circle Juventus scenting blood

Juventus have been a class above the rest of the Serie A in the past three seasons but now they must contemplate going for a fourth successive title without coach Antonio Conte and a host of clubs believing they can wrest the crown from them.

QPR sign Napoli star Vargas on loan

Premier League new-boys QPR signed Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on a season-long loan from Italian club Napoli on Thursday.

Marouane Fellaini injury derails his loan move to Napoli

It appears as though Manchester United`s problems seems to have continued from where they left off last season.

Swansea sign Argentina defender Federico Fernandez

Swansea City on Wednesday announced the signing of Argentina defender Federico Fernandez from Napoli on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

Demba Ba strikes bar from kickoff, Napoli held at home

Besiktas hit the bar straight from kickoff as they were held 0-0 at home by Arsenal in Tuesday`s Champions League playoffs while a superb Gonzalo Higuain goal rescued Napoli in a 1-1 draw with visitors Athletic Bilbao.

PSG without Thiago Silva for `several weeks`

Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva will be out for "several weeks" with the hamstring injury that forced him off early in Monday`s friendly against Napoli, the French champions confirmed on Wednesday.

Napoli face Athletic Bilbao in Champions League playoff round

Napoli will play Athletic Bilbao and Arsenal face Turkey`s Besiktas for a place in the Champions League group stage following the playoff round draw on Friday.

Bayern Munich close to signing Spain keeper Pepe Reina from Liverpool

Bayern Munich are poised to sign Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina from English Premier League club Liverpool, the Bundesliga champions said on Tuesday.

Napoli`s Valon Behrami joins Hamburg

Napoli`s midfielder Valon Behrami has joined German Bundesliga side Hamburg until June 2017.

Napoli fan shot in Cup final violence dies

The Napoli fan who was shot during violent clashes between supporters of his club and rivals AS Roma before last month`s Italian Cup final has died overnight.

I`m staying at Inter, says coach Mazzarri

Inter Milan`s under-fire coach Walter Mazzarri has committed his future to the Serie A club following president Erick Thohir`s vote of confidence earlier this month.

Prandelli plays down racist taunt aimed at Balotelli

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli played down a racist incident aimed at striker Mario Balotelli at a pre-World Cup training camp but striker Ciro Immobile said players have to help stamp out the scourge.