World Cup Coverage

Argentina 0, Germany 1: Heartbreak In Argentina


A wonderful World Cup final ended in heartbreak for Argentina after Germany scored in extra time, making misses by Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi all the more painful.

Higuain and Messi a Step Away From Brilliance


The World Cup Final is upon us, and if things break Argentina's way, new legends are about to be born.

Naples, Maradona and Messi


Even if Lionel Messi lifts the World Cup with Argentina on Sunday evening, there remains one place he will not be crowned king.

Do we really need to tell you who to cheer for?


Of course there's a connection between Napoli and Argentina. But just in case you needed that explained...

Henrique Watches In Horror As Germany Blast Brazil


Napoli defender Henrique Buss was probably covering his eyes on Brazil's bench as Germany dismantled the Selecao to the tune of a 7-1 thrashing.

Zuniga Apologetic For Neymar Back Injury


The fallout from Camilo Zuniga knocking Neymar out of the World Cup, and likely part of the upcoming club season as well, has already ratcheted up to death threats and obscene racism despite his...

Napoli Striker Scores Winner To Advance Argentina


An early goal from Gonzalo Higuain was all that Argentina needed to see off Belgium and book their ticket to the World Cup semi-finals.

World Cup, day 23: VAMOS COLOMBIA


Napoli fans should turn blindly partisan for Colombia's match against hosts Brazil, but first up it's France's date with Germany.

Dzemaili "Didn't See The Ball"


Poor Blerim had a chance to equalize for Switzerland at the end of extra time, but hit the post instead as his side fell to Argentina.

World Cup, Day 20: let's just call this NAPOLI DAY


What's better than a normal day of World Cup action? A day in which six Napoli players are likely to see the pitch.

World Cup, day 19: Fennec Foxes go for glory


Napoli fans should be cheering a German upset - or at least, crossing their fingers that Faouzi Ghoulam gets into the starting lineup once more.

World Cup, day 15: let it Drizzle


Match schedule for June 26, as well as a quick rundown of which scenarios permit which teams to advance to the knockout round.

World Cup 2014: June 25th, Napoli-style


Got a bit of an abridged edition today as things got thrown for a loop for us this morning. The matches Group Location Time (CET/ET) Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran F Arena...

Cesare Prandelli Resigns

After Italy fell out of the World Cup in the Group stage for the second time in a row, Cesare Prandelli fell on his sword and tendered his resignation to the FIGC.

World Cup, day 13: FORZA AZZURRI


Italy need a draw to get through to the knockout stages, but let's be cheering on a win, alright?

World Cup Matchups: Uruguay


It's do or die time for Italy. Can they beat Uruguay and move on to the knockout rounds?

World Cup, Napoli-Style: Forza Chile!


It's the first day of the third round of the group stages and we're pretty sure that makes it Day 12 of the World Cup. But it's all a little hazy.

World Cup: Chaos. Wonderful, Wonderful Chaos


Even on a day with mediocre-on-paper matchups, we get incredible drama. This is the best World Cup EVER. Argentina struggled to break down Iran, but an absolutely divine moment of Lionel Messi...

Let's See Some Pipita Goals, Please


Just one day after Italy fell flat and got put to the sword by Costa Rica, it's time to brush ourselves off and look to the next step. For now, that means watching the next set of matches. A...

Dzemaili Scores, But Behrami & Switzerland Implode


A lovely free kick goal from Blerim Dzemaili wasn't nearly enough for Switzerland against France, as an error-laden performance lead to a 1-5 defeat against the group leaders.

Inept Tactics Mean Even Insigne Can't Save Italy


Poor planning by Cesare Prandelli and even worse execution by Italy's players turned in to a sub-par performance and Costa Rica's second straight upset win of the World Cup.

Italy AND Switzerland? What a Neapolitan delight!


It's Italy! It's Lorenzo! It's Valon and Gokhan combining in Switzerland's midfield! It's...World Cup, day 9!

World Cup Matchups: Costa Rica


Italy's next task is to take on one of the biggest surprises of the World Cup so far, Los Ticos of Costa Rica. Let's take a look at who they are and what Italy can expect for this one.

World Cup, June 19: Can Napoli add more goals?


Hey remember when Pablo Armero scored Colombia's first goal? Yeah, that was weird and slightly disconcerting. Los cafeteros play Ivory Coast to start us off, followed by Uruguay vs. England. The...

Eduardo Vargas Helps Chile Sink Spain


Chile upset a reeling Spain side to knock the defending champions out of the World Cup in the group stage, and assure their own spot in the knockout rounds.

World Cup, June 18: put some spice into your day


Spain vs. Chile has to be the highlight, but it'll be interesting to see how many goals Netherlands can put past Australia. And will Croatia get themselves into contention for the knockout rounds?

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