Maradona’s old driver Pietro Pugliese would eventually be the main instigator in Maradona’s demise in Naples. They had lost only 2 games all season before the run-in and remarkably in the last 5 games, they drew one and lost four, handing the title to AC Milan. When the deal didn’t happen Maradona refused to play and missed the first 4 games of the season. What followed was an amazing game that finished 3-2 to Milan. As soon as someone mentions the football team from Naples, everyone thinks of one man. “The European Cup has become a historical anachronism. The ugly fallout from the title-winning season had clearly spread through the team. "Norme organizzative interne della F.I.G.C. S.S.C. La stagione 1986-1987, vede il Napoli vincere il primo scudetto della sua storia e la Coppa Italia per la terza volta, realizzando così uno storico double. - Art. A bajnokságban 16 csapat vett részt, a bajnok az AC Milan lett. Diego Armando Maradona. Serie A 1986/1987 Schedule: Here you will find all matches in the overview Il 10 maggio del 1987 il Napoli di Maradona è campione d'Italia per la prima volta nella sua storia. 1a GIORNATA 13 set 1987 MARCATORI Ascoli - Roma 1-1 30' Scarafoni (AS), 74' rig. Napoli won its first Serie A title with recently crowned World Cup winner Diego Maradona as their most influential player. Nel novembre 1987,infatti, l’argentino fu “prestato” dal Napoli per una domenica al Granada. I gol del Napoli con telecronaca faziosa avversaria (1'parte) 21:34. With 5 games remaining Milan needed a miracle if they were to pull off a stunning debut season title for Berlusconi. Job done you would think. Due to Milan's strong defence that was not enough for the title, and due to a 3-2 defeat at home to the eventual champions, the title defence got out of reach. They would have gone bankrupt.”. It began to fall to bits in Turin, at the home of their fearsome rivals Juventus, with a 3-1 defeat. From the outset, the media tycoon had declared he was going to create the greatest team in Italy and Europe. This was then accompanied with another 3-2 defeat, this time in Florence, then on the last day of the season a 2-1 defeat at home to Sampdoria handed the title to Milan. You then see Maradona burst in with a “mamma mia, really? With Careca joining Maradona and the Italian forward Bruno Giordano, Napoli had the most feared front three in Italy, better known as ‘MA-GI-CA’. This made Berlusconi very anxious. If we want to avoid all the sinister routes to explain Napoli’s capitulation in the 1987/88 season then we have to address the fact that some of the team hated their head coach. The film doesn’t, however, cover much of the season after the first Serie A triumph (the 1987/88 season). Game abandoned due to an explosive threw to Alessandro Renica and awarded on table to Napoli by Italian Football Federation. It lasted pretty much the whole summer, Napoli flags would often tsunami over the seafront in the days after the game that clinched the title, a 1-1 draw at home to Fiorentina, in which Roberto Baggio scored his first-ever Serie A goal. La trentesima giornata di Lega Pro 2014/2015 è ormai alle spalle ed ha riservato numerosi risultati a sorpresa per tutti gli appassionati della terza serie italiana. Guagliu! It highlights the impact he had on the Napoli team on the pitch, including how he helped the team to their first-ever scudetto in the 1986/87 season. Napoli-Ascoli 1986-1987: al “San Paolo” scambio di gagliardetti tra Maradona e Liam Brady capitano dell’Ascoli. A slow start from Milan and with a lack of contenders coming from the other big clubs, the title looked odds on to be returning to Campania, if only there was somewhere to put a bet on it. It was the birth of the European Super League talk we still hear today. As previously mentioned, with 5 games remaining Napoli were in pole position to retain their title. Investigative journalist Simone Di Meo told ‘The Guardian’ in 2019 that “if Napoli had won that season, the Camorra would have had to pay out 200 billion lire in bets. (RM), 79' Tovalieri, 82' Murelli Como - Empoli 0-1 66' Osio Fiorentina - Atalanta 1-0 89' Di Chiara II Inter - Verona 0-0 Juventus - Brescia 3-2 4' Serena, 6' rig. La Bomboñera, the Azteca,... With football currently suspended for the foreseeable, the best cure for your football fix is to look back through... 1982 was the year a small island in the South Atlantic Ocean most people had never heard of hit the... Diary of a refugee football club secretary, Diary of a refugee football club secretary (Part Two), Faded glory and a lack of TLC: The story of (Sartid) Smederevo, The Football Pink’s greatest: World Cup Moments, Absence: Manchester Utd and the 1999/2000 FA Cup. If you stare deeply enough at the many graffitied walls within the city you will be sure to find his name plastered somewhere. Berlusconi hired Arrigo Sacchi to manage the team and brought in Ruud Gullit and Marco Van Basten to boost the playing squad. Maradona’s car was smashed up and midfielder Salvatore Bagni had his house burgled on two occasions towards the end of the season, was this pressure being forced onto the players to throw the last 5 games from the Camorra? ‘Totonero’, black-market betting ran by the Camorra (the mafia-type most prominent in Campania) was at large in the ’80s and contributed heavily in the revenue for the Camorra. This would be Maradona’s most prolific season in the ‘Azzurri’ of Napoli, yet his team would remarkably miss out on retaining the title that they were pretty much guaranteed to win before a ball was kicked. However, this original movement from Berlusconi caused enough threat and got the ball rolling for what would be the birth of the Champions League, and the super-club dominated era we have today. Aveva affrontato, anche segnando, più volte l’Ascoli che in quegli anni militava in Serie A. Napoli would triumph on home soil once again, winning the title in 1989/90. Serie A 1986/1987: actualités, Dates et résultats, Classement, Équipes, Buteurs. Ez volt a klub első bajnoki címe. Napoli only just failed to defend its inaugural Serie A title, finishing three points behind A.C. Milan. Di fronte ad un San Paolo gremito (90mila spetttatori), i partenopei pareggiarono. Italy Championship 1987/88. Disastroso il girone di andata ascolano, chiuso all'ultimo posto con 8 punti in classifica, nel girone di ritorno ha raddoppiato il bottino, portando a casa 16 punti, gettando con questo recupero le premesse del mantenimento della massima categoria. S.S.C. Napoli started better than rivals, leading the group after five matches. After a long war of words, Maradona made up with the club and helped them to win the UEFA CUP in 1988/89. This was the start of the tensions between the senior players and their manager coming to the boil. Astonishingly, Napoli would be pitched up against the European super-power of Real Madrid in the first round. 20 IX 1987 31 I 1988 1-2: Como-Inter: 0-1 1-0: Empoli-Juventus: 0-4 0-2: Milan-Fiorentina: 1-1 2-1: Napoli-Ascoli: 3-1 2-1: Pescara-Pisa: 0-2 2-0: Roma-Cesena: 0-0 4-1: … Il 10 maggio 1987 il Napoli vince lo scudetto, il primo della sua storia. Ez volt a klub 11. bajnoki címe. Napoli e Real Madrid al San Paolo per la gara di Coppa Campioni del 30 settembre 1987 La vittoria del 1º Scudetto significò l'esordio in Coppa dei Campioni , torneo il cui … Inter and Juventus, in fact, had several issues. However, he ended up staying, and Napoli strengthened their squad ahead of the 1987-88 season, signing Brazillian forward Careca who was the star of the 1986 World Cup. C'era una volta il Granada di Diego Armando Maradona. Aveva affrontato, anche segnando, più volte l’Ascoli che in quegli anni militava in Serie A. However, taking into account the team, the city and the player involved with the comment, there might be something deeper to his claim especially if we cut out and only use the “We have to let someone else win.” Maybe they had to. The Rebels are the first club to field... By Rhys Hartley There are a few grounds that make it onto the bucket list. The partying that engulfed the city of Naples after their title was confirmed in 1987 have been hard for any team to match. Nothing went to trial regarding these claims against the crime syndicate. Boniek Avellino - Torino 2-1 34' Schachner, 48' Polster, 77' Bertoni (AV) Cesena - Napoli 0-1 61' Bagni Fiorentina - Verona 0-0 Inter - Pescara 0-2 40' Galvani, 57' rig. Napoli-Ascoli 1986-1987: al “San Paolo” scambio di gagliardetti tra Maradona e Liam Brady capitano dell’Ascoli. This would be a game that changed European football forever. Attendance Statistics of Serie A 1986-1987 : Statistiche Spettatori Serie A 1986-1987 Analysis Season ... Ascoli: Napoli… Serie A 1987/88: La Serie A 1986 –87 fue la 85ª ... Napoli campeón de Italia y clasificado a la Copa de Campeones. 18 I 1987 2-1: Avellino-Fiorentina: 0-2 0-1: Brescia-Napoli: 1-2 1-0: Empoli-Inter: 1-2 0-1: Milan-Ascoli: 0-1 0-0: Roma-Como: 0-0 1-0: Sampdoria-Atalanta: 0-1 2-1: Torino-Verona: 1-2 0-2: Udinese-Juventus: 1-2 – “you don’t know what you are missing’’ was famously spray-painted on the walls of the city graveyard. Pretend funerals were held for Juventus, complete with coffins and death notices. The two new signings Andrea Carnevale and Fernando De Napoli also proved crucial in the title-winning campaign, which sparked off fanatical celebrations in Naples He didn’t like the idea of two teams who could provide so much excitement and such a televisually lucrative match going head to head so early. 30a GIORNATA 17 mag 1987 MARCATORI Ascoli - Napoli 1-1 10' Carnevale I (NA), 54' Barbuti Avellino - Roma 2-1 3' Conti B. Napoli were beaten 2-0, with Maradona was marked out of a game which turned out to be quite a dull affair, with plenty of fouls and battles but not much fluent football. NAPOLI, 1987-88 1987-88 was a sad season for Napoli. Ez volt egyébként a bajnokság utolsó 16 csapatos szezonja, a következő szezonban már 18 csapatosra bővítették. It a frequent occurrence that feuds or gang wars break out, although effectively they are all part of the same team. A bajnokságban 16 csapat vett részt, a győztes az SSC Napoli lett. Diego Maradona » Matches for SSC Napoli: » Serie A 1986/1987 Napoli did not match Inter in the domestic league, but recorded a second place, its fourth consecutive podium finish in the final standings. La diffusione del calcio in Italia risale alla fine del XIX secolo ed è dovuta all'esperienza di alcuni appassionati che ebbero la possibilità di conoscere questo sport in Inghilterra, terra in cui il football aveva assunto i primi caratteri definiti, innanzitutto distinguendosi dal rugby. They were clear favourites to retain their title, with only AC Milan seen as a potential threat after they had just been purchased by Silvio Berlusconi. It is said nearly everyone in the city of Naples had placed bets on the 1987-88 title staying in Naples. 51.6", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1987–88_S.S.C._Napoli_season&oldid=992274513, Pages using infobox football club season with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 December 2020, at 12:32. Classifica: Inter, NAPOLI 20 – Milan, Juventus 18 – Roma, Verona 16 – Sampdoria 15 – Como 14 – Torino, Avellino 13 – Fiorentina, Empoli 11 – Brescia 10 – Atalanta, Ascoli 8 – Udinese 4. Napoli still had one game left to play that season an away game at Ascoli, but it meant nothing and Napoli played as if they had one hell of a hangover, which they most certainly had after a week of partying. Instead, Napoli hit the Newcastle United 1995-96 button before it existed and self-destructed. He became a snitch for the state, his evidence eventually got Maradona done for drug dealing and pimping, also claiming that Maradona had slept with over 8,000 women during his time in Naples. You can grasp all this by watching the recent documentary, Diego Maradona, directed by Asif Kapadia. The summer of 1987 brought notable players into the Italian championship: Vincenzo Scifo (for Internazionale), Ian Rush , Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten . E che ve sit pers! Central defender Ciro Ferrara got his breakthrough, helping out the team to win the trophy. But president, we have to let someone else win, otherwise, it gets boring.” This could just be the way it looks, the star player in the midst of celebrating a gruelling title-winning season, an off the cuff comment. The Camorra works a bit different to other organized crime groups, its organisational structure is made up by a number of ‘clans’ who run and oversee certain areas of Naples, as they all work individually. Maybe they themselves felt like the only way to get rid of him, was to make him fail. A 1-1 draw away at Verona was next for Napoli which furthermore rocked the boat, coincidently teeing up a mouthwatering blockbuster of a game against challengers Milan in Naples. Due to Milan's strong defence that was not enough for the title, and due to a 3-2 defeat at home to the eventual champions, the title defence got out of reach. He claimed the president of Napoli, Corrado Ferlaino had promised him a transfer to Marseille. Napoli proved to be the most offensive team in the entire league, with Careca and Diego Maradona dominating the scoring charts. At the end of the season, four players were sacked by Napoli after writing an open letter of protest against their manager. Locals ‘taxed themselves’ to cover the costs as John Foot outlines in his book ‘Calcio’. Could the ‘totonero’ market have had an impact on those last 5 games? Pugliese, who released all this info in 1991 at the time, also dragged up the story of how he knew Napoli had thrown away the league title after pressure from the Camorra. Il Napoli neocampione d'Italia conduce in testa per tutto il campionato e sembra agevolmente destinato a confermare il suo titolo. The summer of 1988 it was like the whole city was in mourning, almost like a wake, with locals remembering this summer just as vividly as the summer before it. It also showed his fall from grace as he battled with drug abuse and scandals, as well as how the whole nation turned on him during the 1990 World Cup in Italy. He is an eternal god of the city, where murals can be found on 40ft buildings. ... Bianchi gli concede la passerella l'ultima giornata ad Ascoli (1-1). In the changing rooms, Ferlaino is asked about how he feels after winning the league. Debutants they may have been, however, they were dark horses to go all the way as they clearly had one of the most exciting squads in Europe. Napoli were unseeded going into the competition, which is why the heavyweight clash came about so early. With five matches remaining, remembering that it was 2 points for a win, Napoli were 4 points clear. Maradona had made some controversial friends in the city of Naples by this point, he was seen partying with the Guiliano clan that ran the Forcella part of the city, a run-down central neighbourhood. The game was poised at 1-1 with about 10 minutes left, when Napoli manager Ottavio Bianchi left the bench and the stadium in disgrace at his team’s performance. Juventus, Inter, Verona y Milan clasificados a la Copa UEFA. The celebrations from the previous summer were most certainly over. Ebben a szezonban a Napoli duplázott, ugyanis a bajnoki cím mellé a kupagyőzelmet is begyűjtötték. Though the team played probably the best championship ever, it was not enough to win, since in the last few matches Napoli lost the five-points lead on AC Milan. S.S.C. Sembra una favola, ma invece è tutto vero. Less than a year earlier the Napoli fans were celebrating with ‘death notices’ baring the name of Juventus. S.S.C. E' il 1987-88, l'anno della delusione. He replies with something along the lines of it being amazing but he would have loved to have won the two previous titles too. This is what everybody wanted though, apart from Berlusconi, the man who had just bought AC Milan. Serie A 1986/1987 Calendario: Qui trovi una visione generale su tutte le partite. A Serie A 1987–1988-as szezonja volt az olasz bajnokság 86. szezonja. 15° giornata: Napoli – domenica 11 gennaio 1987 - Stadio “San Paolo” NAPOLI – ASCOLI 3-0 With Careca joining Maradona and the Italian forward Bruno Giordano, Napoli had the most feared front three in Italy, better known as ‘MA-GI-CA’. 1986/87|1988/89. The first leg was played behind closed doors at the Bernabeu, due to the trouble Madrid had caused in the previous season’s semi-final against Bayern Munich. Stagione. ... Ascoli-Napoli 1-3 (pen.) Although he took no blame for the open letter, he refused to return to training for the new season 1988/89. In January 2018, Ullet Road Church Rebels were formed in Liverpool. Cette saison 1987-1988, le Napoli terminera 2e, Ascoli 12e. Today. Accompanied with hundreds of fireworks and crow bangers (possibly pistol shots) the fans really took over the streets, blocking traffic by jumping on car roofs, impromptu street parties were organised at which masses of pasta and seafood would be available for anyone who joined in. Az olasz labdarúgó-bajnokság első osztályának 1986–1987-es szezonja volt a Serie A 85. szezonja. After this result, Napoli had to stay alert to avoid committing ‘football suicide’ and mourning their own demise. Le 20 septembre 1987, les deux Maradona s’affrontent au Stade San Paolo (victoire 2-1 du Napoli). However, he ended up staying, and Napoli strengthened their squad ahead of the 1987-88 season, signing Brazillian forward Careca who was the star of the 1986 World Cup. It is not modern thinking” these words from Berlusconi showed how passionate he was against the set-up, so he began the plan for a ‘European Television League’ the blueprint he sent to UEFA in the late ’80s which was rejected.