1954–55 A.C. Milan season

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Associazione Calcio Milan
1954-55 season
ChairmanAndrea Rizzoli
ManagerBéla Guttmann
(until February)
Héctor Puricelli
StadiumSan Siro
Serie A (in European Cup)
Latin Cup
Top goalscorerLeague: Gunnar Nordahl (27)
All: Nordahl (28)
← 1953-54
1955-56 →

During 1954-55 season Associazione Calcio Milan competed in Serie A and Coppa Latina.

Summary[edit]

Aimed with the goals of Gunnar Nordahl[1] and the arrival of uruguayan Juan Alberto Schiaffino[2] from Peñarol, the team clinched its domestic title. Manager Béla Guttman was fired in February replaced by Uruguayan Hector Puricelli in a move to boost the players moral being crucial to win the championship.

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Italy ITA Lorenzo Buffon
GK Italy ITA Riccardo Toros
DF Italy ITA Cesare Maldini
DF Italy ITA Franco Pedroni
DF Italy ITA Arturo Silvestri
DF Italy ITA Francesco Zagatti
MF Italy ITA Eros Beraldo
MF Italy ITA Mario Bergamaschi
MF Italy ITA Alfio Fontana
MF Sweden SWE Nils Liedholm
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Argentina ARG Eduardo Ricagni
MF Uruguay URU Juan Alberto Schiaffino
MF Italy ITA Omero Tognon (Captain)
MF Italy ITA Alessandro Vitali
FW Italy ITA Amleto Frignani
FW Italy ITA Giancarlo Magnavacca
FW Sweden SWE Gunnar Nordahl (vice-Captain)
FW Denmark DEN Jørgen Leschly Sørensen
FW Italy ITA Valentino Valli
FW Italy ITA Albano Vicariotto

Transfers[edit]

In
Pos. Name from Type
GK Renzo Biondani Mantova -
FW Giancarlo Magnavacca Pro Sesto -
DF Cesare Maldini Triestina -
MF Eduardo Ricagni Juventus -
MF Juan Alberto Schiaffino Peñarol -
GK Riccardo Toros Fanfulla -
FW Valentino Valli Piombino -
Out
Pos. Name To Type
MF Stelio Darin Parma -
FW Giuseppe Galluzzo Monza -
MF Enrico Larini Siracusa -
FW Angelo Longoni Lecce -
DF Alvaro Moreno Monza -
DF Silvano Moro Vicenza -
MF Alberto Piccinini Palermo -
DF Giancarlo Pistorello Monza -
FW Ugo Trabattoni Palermo -

Competitions[edit]

Serie A[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Milan (C) 34 19 10 5 81 35 +46 48 Qualification to European Cup
2 Udinese (D, R) 34 16 12 6 58 42 +16 44 Relegation to Serie B[a]
3 Roma 34 13 15 6 53 39 +14 41
4 Bologna 34 15 10 9 56 47 +9 40
5 Fiorentina 34 14 11 9 49 48 +1 39
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (D) Disqualified; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Catania and Udinese were relegated to Serie B by the FIGC for a corruption case. Pro Patria and SPAL maintained their places in Serie A.

Matches[edit]

19 September 1954 1 Milan 4-0 Triestina Milano
Schiaffino Goal 16'18'
Ricagni Goal 68'
Liedholm Goal 82' (rig.)
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 38 000
Referee: Tommaso Corallo
26 September 1954 2 Sampdoria 0-3 Milan Genova
Report Goal 38'60'80' Nordahl Stadium: Stadio Luigi Ferraris
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
3 October 1954 3 Milan 3-1 Atalanta Milano
Nordahl Goal 47'
Zannier Goal 65' (aut.)
Schiaffino Goal 75'
Report Goal 82' Bassetto Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Gilberto Arpaia
10 October 1954 4 Catania 1-3 Milan Catania
Spikofski Goal 52' Report Goal 31' (pen) Liedholm
Goal 66' Schiaffino
Goal 69' Ricagni
Stadium: Cibali
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ferruccio Bellè
17 October 1954 5 Napoli 0-2 Milan Napoli
Report Goal 27' Valli
Goal 86' Ricagni
Stadium: Stadio della Liberazione
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
24 October 1954 6 Milan 4-1 Torino Milano
Nordahl Goal 23'
Sørensen Goal 81'87'
Liedholm Goal 88' (rig.)
Report Goal 56' Buhtz Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
31 October 1954 7 Bologna 1-2 Milan Bologna
Cervellati Goal 13' Report Goal 20' Schiaffino
Goal 67' Nordahl
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini
7 November 1954 8 Milan 1-1 Inter Milano
Schiaffino Goal 84' Report Goal 46' Brighenti Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 52,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
14 November 1954 9 Fiorentina 0-2 Milan Firenze
Report Goal 25' Schiaffino
Goal 45' Nordahl
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Erminio Piemonte
21 November 1954 10 Milan 3-0 Novara Milano
Schiaffino Goal 15'
Ricagni Goal 39'
Sørensen Goal 46'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 35 000
Referee: Giorgio Bernardi
12 December 1954 11 Roma 2-1 Milan Roma
Bortoletto Goal 61'
Giuliano Goal 80'
Report Goal 26' Sørensen Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Erminio Piemonte
26 January 1955 12[3][4] Milan 2-2 Udinese Milano
Sørensen Goal 21'
Nordahl Goal 83'
Report Goal 86'90' Bettini Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Tommaso Corallo
26 December 1954 13 Milan 3-0 Lazio Milano
Bergamaschi Goal 58'
Nordahl Goal 64'82'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Ferruccio Bellè
2 January 1955 14 Juventus 3-4 Milan Torino
Manente Goal 20' (pen)
Gimona Goal 73'
Boniperti Goal 89'
Report Goal 1' Nordahl
Goal 27' Ricagni
Goal 69' Sørensen
Goal 71' Frignani
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini
6 January 1955 15 Milan 2-2 Genoa Milano
Schiaffino Goal 31'89' Report Goal 8' Carapellese
Goal 73' Dal Monte
Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
23 January 1955 16 SPAL 0-0 Milan Ferrara
Report Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Erminio Piemonte
30 January 1955 17 Milan 2-0 Pro Patria Milano
Nordahl Goal 54'
Frignani Goal 66'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ferruccio Bellè
6 February 1955 18 Triestina 4-3 Milan Trieste
Secchi Goal 13'
Lucentini Goal 43'60'
Maldini Goal 51' (aut.)
Report Goal 18' Sørensen
Goal 50' Maldini
Goal 85' Nordahl
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
13 February 1955 19 Milan 1-3 Sampdoria Milano
Vicariotto Goal 21' Report Goal 9' Ronzon
Goal 40' Conti
Goal 82' Mari
Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto
20 February 1955 20 Atalanta 1-1 Milan Bergamo
Rasmussen Goal 78' Report Goal 83' Nordahl Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini
27 February 1955 21 Milan 2-0 Catania Milano
Frignani Goal 78'
Nordahl Goal 81'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
6 March 1955 22 Milan 1-1 Napoli Milano
Liedholm Goal 15' Report Goal 2' Golin Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Francesco Liverani
13 March 1955 23 Torino 1-2 Milan Torino
Antoniotti Goal 67' Report Goal 11' Frignani
Goal 36' Schiaffino
Stadium: Filadelfia
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
20 March 1955 24 Milan 0-0 Bologna Milano
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
3 April 1955 25 Inter 1-1 Milan Milano
Brighenti Goal 49' Report Goal 84' Nordahl Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Francesco Liverani
10 April 1955 26 Milan 4-0 Fiorentina Milano
Schiaffino Goal 12'
Nordahl Goal 38'
Sørensen Goal 52'66'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
17 April 1955 27 Novara 1-1 Milan Novara
Colombi Goal 61' Report Goal 57' Sørensen Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Erminio Piemonte
24 April 1955 28 Milan 0-2 Roma Milano
Report Goal 54' (pen) Pandolfini
Goal 78' Galli
Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Francesco Liverani
1 May 1955 29 Udinese 3-2 Milan Udine
Menegotti Goal 46'
Bettini Goal 50'
La Forgia Goal 62'
Report Goal 52' Vicariotto
Goal 81' Schiaffino
Stadium: Stadio Moretti
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
8 May 1955 30 Lazio 2-4 Milan Roma
Hansen Goal 44'
Bredesen Goal 55'
Report Goal 3' Frignani
Goal 45'89' Sørensen
Goal 67' Vicariotto
Stadium: Olimpico
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
15 May 1955 31 Milan 3-1 Juventus Milano
Nordahl Goal 40'70'
Liedholm Goal 84'
Report Goal 26' Boniperti Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mario Maurelli
5 June 1955 32 Genoa 0-8 Milan Genova
Report Goal 10'58'68' Nordahl
Goal 17'19' Schiaffino
Goal 47'64' Frignani
Goal 83' Liedholm
Stadium: Stadio Luigi Ferraris
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini
12 June 1955 33 Milan 6-0 SPAL Milano
Nordahl Goal 40'59'74'83'
Sørensen Goal 45' (rig.)
Ricagni Goal 88'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto
19 June 1955 34 Pro Patria 1-1 Milan Busto Arsizio
Cavigioli Goal 68' Report Goal 59' Nordahl Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ugo Scaramella

Latin Cup[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

22 June 1955 FranceStade Reims 3-2[5] Milan Paris
Glovacki Goal 45'138'
Templin Goal 100'
Report Goal 26' Sørensen
Goal 115' Liedholm
Stadium: Parc des Princes
Attendance: 36,588
Referee: PortugalDa Costa

Final 3º/4º place[edit]

26 June 1955 Milan 3-1 PortugalOs Belenenses Paris
Ricagni Goal 16'73'
Nordahl Goal 83'
Report Goal 81' Matateu Stadium: Parc des Princes
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: SpainGardeazabal

Statistics[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Competition Points Home Away Total GD
G W D L Gs Ga G W D L Gs Ga G W D L Gs Ga
Serie A 48 17 10 5 2 41 14 17 9 5 3 40 21 34 19 10 5 81 35 +46
Coppa Latina - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 0 1[6] 5 4 +1
Total - 17 10 5 2 41 14 17 9 5 3 40 21 36 20 10 6 86 39 +47

= Appearances[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AC Milan All-Time Best XI". Goal.com. Retrieved 16 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Sebastiano Vernazza (14 November 2002). "Addio geniale Schiaffino" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 18 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Rescheduled from 19 December 1954, due to fog.
  4. ^ "Per Milan-Udinese rinvio per nebbia". magliarossonera.it.
  5. ^ After 4 extra-time.
  6. ^ In quanto la partita contro lo Stade Reims si è concluso nei tempi supplementari dopo l'1-1 dei tempi regolamentari.

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