Conor Dowley

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Co-manager of The Siren's Song, contributor at The Liverpool Offside, and all-around sports nerd. Pacific Northwest born and bred. Sometimes called the Crusher of Dreams and Destroyer of Hopes.

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Callejon: "I'm glad Napoli rejected Atletico"

Speaking to the Italian media about a range of topics, Napoli's Spanish winger confirmed that the club did receive a sizable offer for him from the defending La Liga champions -- and that he was...

Lallana Out Six Weeks With Training Injury

Liverpool's attacking depth has already taken a blow, as Lallana will miss at least the first three matches of the season after suffering knee ligament damage in training this morning.

Rafa: "We are ready to fight for the Scudetto"

In an interview with Marca, Napoli's manager revealed that he thinks his side can be a force in this year's Serie A title race.

Michu: "I'm here to win"

Napoli's new Spanish attacker met the press today, and gave some interesting answers in his opening Q&A session.

Transfer Scouting: Dejan Lovren

It's time to crack open the scouting notebook again, as Liverpool seem to be close to signing Southampton's Croatian center back Dejan Lovren.

Javi Garcia is on the radar, but should he be?

Manchester City needs to jettison some players thanks to roster restrictions, and defensive mid Javi Garcia is one of them. Napoli are reportedly interested, but should they really be considering...

Marek Hamsik is having fun in training

Ever the silky playmaking performer, Marek Hamsik decided to show off a bit for fans this morning.

Official: Alessandro Gamberini sold to Chievo

The first of what's likely to be a fair number of departures from Napoli this season is complete, with Gamberini headed off to Verona to play with the donkeys.

Lucas Leiva loan negotiations ongoing, mostly

Despite Napoli's efforts to acquire other midfielders, their negotiations with Liverpool for a possible loan of Lucas Leiva are still ongoing. Trouble is, they're not really progressing much.

Inler, Dzemaili, and Vargas back from World Cup

Another group of World Cup stars has come back from their recovery vacations, bringing fresh faces to training and in one case, fresh hope for his Napoli future.

Napoli really do make Mario Suarez bid. Maybe.


Almost two months after a bizarre and probably untrue rumor first cropped up, Napoli have been linked to a move for Mario Suarez of Atletico Madrid in the wake of their move for Christoph Kramer...

Coppa Italia matchups drawn, Napoli in round of 16

The Coppa Italia matchups were drawn this morning, and Napoli have some interesting potential matchups, including the possibility of a fascinating quarter-final tie.

Could Agger be headed for Rafa reunion?

After a season that featured inconsistent playing time, Daniel Agger sounds like he's not terribly happy with the way things stand for him at Liverpool. Now there's talk of a possible move to...

Napoli win preseason opener 2-0

Napoli hosted Lega Pro outfit FeralpiSalo at their Dimaro training grounds, and came away 2-0 winners in their first preseason match, with Marek Hamsikl netting the opening goal.

"Napoli Don't Need Another Keeper"

After months of recovery from reconstructive knee surgery, Napoli's young Brazilian goalkeeper is fit and firing and ready to resume his hot streak he was on when he got hurt.

Livepool Linked To Loan Of Real Madrid Starlet

With Real Madrid going on their usual summer spending binge, they're running out of usable space in their squad, potentially making some quality players available for the taking.

Hamsik says that Napoli can win Serie A this year

Napoli's captain has given his first interview of the summer, and declared that he feels that Napoli can achieve glory this season.

Koulibaly "couldn't say no" to Napoli move

Kalidou Koulibaly met with the media this morning for the first time since his transfer from Genk, and he had some wonderful, excited things to say about the move and his future.

Napoli closing on deal for Kramer?

After reports of interest over the weekend, it sounds as though a fair amount of progress towards a deal has already been made towards getting Christoph Kramer from Borussia Monchengladbach.

Liverpool Prepared To Trigger Remy Release Clause

With their numbers up front rapidly dwindling, Liverpool seem poised to acquire French striker Loic Remy from newly-promoted Queens park Rangers.

Napoli top Italian Financial Fair Play rankings

With UEFA showing earlier this summer that Financial Fair Play has more teeth than expected, Napoli's insistence on strong adherence to the financial regulations is more important than ever.

Weird Xabi Alonso to Napoli rumors shot down

A bizarre rumor picked up yesterday that Real Madrid star and former Rafa Benitez disciple Xabi Alonso might be getting a transfer to Napoli, but his agent quickly went to the media to shoot it down.

Transfer Scouting: Michu

Napoli's second signing of the summer brings quite a bag of tricks with him from Swansea City. We crack open the scouting notebook and bring you the goods on what makes Michu tick.

Official: Michu Signs With Napoli On Loan

The Michu signing is finally complete, and Napoli have their new attacker.

Mercato Madness: Atleti Want Callejon and Behrami


According to reports, Atletico Madrid submitted a bid for Jose Callejon and were rebuffed, but maintain an interest in the winger and in Valon Behrami.

Napoli Announce New Secondary Shirt Sponsor

In a little bit of summer housekeeping news, Napoli today announced that they have a new secondary sponsor for their shirts, Garofalo Pasta.

With Juventus Faltering, Should Napoli Go All-Out?

Juventus just won their third straight Scudetto, but with their manager gone and seemingly half their important players for sale, should Napoli go all-out in this transfer window to go for a title...

Rumor Mongering: Assaidi Deal Back On

After failing to secure other targets, Mark Hughes is willing to talk about signing Oussama Assaidi again after negotiations had previously been put on hold.

Moreno Negotiations Have Flatlined

After over a month of stalling and waiting and just generally hanging uselessly up in the air, the Alberto Moreno deal seems to be finally and truly dead.

Riccardo Bigon Has Some Extra Players To Sell

While the focus of the fanbase is on which players are going to be joining Napoli, there's also a few names that will be needing to leave the San Paolo this summer.

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