Conor Dowley

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  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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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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Ronaldinho on the horizon?

This is a delightfully fun rumor: Napoli are reportedly interested in bringing in Ronaldinho after his contract with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro was ended by mutual consent.

Your club should buy Behrami, and here's why

Need a midfielder? Great! Napoli have one for you! Step right on down and see what you can get...

What Does The Champions League Mean For Gerrard?

Liverpool's captain isn't getting any younger and has struggled with fatigue at times in the last couple of years. With even more high-pressure games on the horizon, how can Brendan Rodgers best...

Report: Hamburg make bid for Valon Behrami

Following up on recently reported interest, German Bundesliga side Hamburg SV have reportedly lodged a bid for unwanted Napoli midfielder Valon Behrami.

Analysing the Champions League Playoff picture

With the Third Qualifying Round of the Champions League about to kick off, the matchup picture for Napoli's Playoff tie next month is starting to clear. Lets look at who they could wind up facing.

Laughing off rumors of Fellaini to Napoli


A rumor cropped up out of pretty much nowhere this morning that Napoli are pushing for a deal for Manchester United's Belgium international midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

Riccardo Bigon is in Germany... but why?

Napoli's Sporting Director flew to Germany this morning, sparking all sorts of speculation as to the cause of his trip.

Serie A fixtures released, season starts in Genoa

The Serie A fixture list has been unveiled with all due pomp and circumstance, and now we know who Napoli will be playing and when.

FIGC Presidential election marred by racism

The race to replace former FIGC president Giancarlo Abete is getting ugly after a discourse with the press from Carlo Tavecchio, widely considered the favorite candidate, included a shockingly...

Big trouble in little Dimaro?

Apparently it was a stressful day at the Dimaro, as Jose Callejon was kicked out of a morning training session and Valon Behrami stormed out in the afternoon.

Insigne jeered and taunted by Napoli fans

At an event near Dimaro last night, the local striker was insulted by members of the audience, then jeered when he refused to answer questions afterwards.

Dries Mertens goes crowdsurfing

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Napoli's Belgian attacker went crowdsurfing with one of his national team teammates at a Belgian music festival.

Napoli reveal new kit

Napoli have finally released their new home kit, and it's quite eye-catching.

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.

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