1956–57 A.C. Milan season

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Associazione Calcio Milan
1956-57 season
ChairmanAndrea Rizzoli
ManagerGiuseppe Viani
StadiumSan Siro
Serie A (in European Cup)
Latin Cup
Top goalscorerLeague: Bean (17)
All: Bean (17)
← 1955-56
1957-58 →

During 1956–57 season'Associazione Calcio Milan competed in Serie A and Coppa Latina.

Summary[edit]

The team enforce for the season and transferred several players in such as Ernesto Cucchiaroni, Carlo Galli, Per Bredesen, Luigi Zannier and Narciso Soldan, also return Alfio Fontana after one year. Another arrival was youngster striker Gastone Bean.[1] Changes came with a new manager: Gipo Viani[2] replacing Uruguayan Héctor Puricelli.

The Serie A saw Milan won its 6th championship ever. The new arrivals played with the previous block of rossoneri partners in the club Lorenzo Buffon, Cesare Maldini, Nils Liedholm, as new captain with Nordahl out of the club, Mario Bergamaschi, Amos Mariani, Juan Alberto Schiaffino and Eros Beraldo.

The rossoneri competed in the last edition of Latin Cup lost in semifinals (1-5) against Real Madrid. However, the team finished in 3rd place of the tournament after won 4–3 against Saint-Étienne.

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 (vice-captain)
GK Italy ITA Narciso Soldan
DF Italy ITA Cesare Maldini
DF Italy ITA Luigi Radice
DF Italy ITA Francesco Zagatti
MF Italy ITA Osvaldo Bagnoli
MF Italy ITA Eros Beraldo
MF Norway NOR Per Bredesen
MF Italy ITA Mario Bergamaschi
MF Italy ITA Alfio Fontana
MF Sweden SWE Nils Liedholm (Captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Italy ITA Cesare Reina
MF Argentina ARG Eduardo Ricagni
MF Uruguay URU Juan Alberto Schiaffino
MF Italy ITA Luigi Zannier
FW Italy ITA Gastone Bean
FW Argentina ARG Ernesto Cucchiaroni
FW Italy ITA Emiliano Farina
FW Italy ITA Carlo Galli
FW Italy ITA Amos Mariani
FW Italy ITA Gianni Meanti

Transfers[edit]

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 21 6 7 65 40 +25 48 Qualification to European Cup
2 Fiorentina 34 16 10 8 55 40 +15 42
3 Lazio 34 14 13 7 52 40 +12 41
4 Udinese 34 15 6 13 59 58 +1 36
5 Internazionale 34 11 13 10 53 45 +8 35
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.

Matches[edit]

16 September 1956 1 Milan 2-1 Triestina Milano
Schiaffino Goal 45'60' Report Goal 4' (o.g.) Zannier Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Mario Maurelli
23 September 1956 2 Bologna 1-2 Milan Bologna
Cervellati Goal 26' Report Goal 21' Bredesen
Goal 78' Galli
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 37,000
Referee: AustriaKainer
30 September 1956 3 Milan 1-0 Palermo Milano
Mariani Goal 19' Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Canepa
7 October 1956 4 Milan 3-5 Napoli Milano
Schiaffino Goal 61' (pen)86'
Galli Goal 89'
Report Goal 9' Posio
Goal 19'42' Pesaola
Goal 27'35' Vinício
Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto
14 October 1956 5 Padova 2-0 Milan Padova
Moro Goal 57'
Paolo Coppola Goal 85'
Report Stadium: Stadio Silvio Appiani
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: AustriaStal
21 October 1956 6 Milan 1-1 Inter Milano
Bredesen Goal 16' Report Goal 12' Pandolfini Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini
28 October 1956 7 Fiorentina 0-3 Milan Firenze
Report Goal 31' (o.g.) Rosetta
Goal 50' Schiaffino
Goal 68' Bean
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello
18 November 1956 8 Milan 2-0 Udinese Milano
Bean Goal 47'
Mariani Goal 65'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 29 000
Referee: Canepa
25 November 1956 9 Juventus 0-1 Milan Torino
Report Goal 86' Bredesen Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 35 000
Referee: AustriaFriedrich Seipelt
2 December 1956 10 Atalanta 2-2 Milan Bergamo
Mion Goal 35'
Longoni Goal 80'
Report Goal 12' Cucchiaroni
Goal 86' Bean
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
16 December 1956 11 Milan 3-2 Lazio Milano
Bean Goal 34'
Cucchiaroni Goal 67'
Galli Goal 79'
Report Goal 17'57' Chiricallo Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 30000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
23 December 1956 12 Sampdoria 3-2 Milan Genova
Conti Goal 14'77'84' Report Goal 80' Bean
Goal 82' Schiaffino
Stadium: Marassi
Attendance: 20000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
30 December 1956 13 Milan 2-0 Genoa Milano
Schiaffino Goal 29'60' Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 15000
Referee: Menchini
6 January 1957 14 Milan 3-1 Torino Milano
Bean Goal 22'
Grosso Goal 36' (aut.)
Schiaffino Goal 64'
Report Goal 77' Tacchi Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 20000
Referee: Annoscia
13 January 1957 15 Roma 0-0 Milan Roma
Report Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
Attendance: 55 000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto
20 January 1957 16 SPAL 1-3 Milan Ferrara
Zannier Goal 29' (o.g.) Report Goal 25'88' Galli
Goal 47' Cucchiaroni
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 20 000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello
27 January 1957 17 Milan 4-2 Lanerossi Milano
Bergamaschi Goal 29'
Galli Goal 43'
Bredesen Goal 56'
Bean Goal 87' (rig.)
Report Goal 54' Lojacono
Goal 58' (pen) Manente
Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 26 000
Referee: Moriconi
27 February 1957 18[3] Triestina 1-3 Milan Trieste
Clemente Goal 75' Report Goal 25'54' Bean
Goal 55' Bredesen
Stadium: Comunale
Attendance: 10 000
Referee: AustriaGrill
10 February 1957 19 Milan 1-0 Bologna Milano
Bean Goal 28' Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: AustriaFriedrich Seipelt
17 February 1957 20 Palermo 1-2 Milan Palermo
Zamperlini Goal 53' Report Goal 7' Bean
Goal 64' Galli
Stadium: Stadio La Favorita
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Moriconi
24 February 1957 21 Napoli 2-2 Milan Napoli
Vinício Goal 66'87' Report Goal 37' Galli
Goal 72' Bean
Stadium: Stadio della Liberazione
Attendance: 40 000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
3 March 1957 22 Milan 2-0 Padova Milano
Galli Goal 42'63' Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Angelini
10 March 1957 23 Inter 1-1 Milan Milano
Invernizzi Goal 43' Report Goal 23' Bean Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 70 000
Referee: AustriaSelpelt
17 March 1957 24 Milan 2-0 Fiorentina Milano
Galli Goal 28'81' Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 65 000
Referee: Moriconi
24 March 1957 25 Udinese 2-1 Milan Udine
Frignani Goal 7'
Lindskog Goal 19'
Report Goal 58' (pen) Liedholm Stadium: Stadio Moretti
Attendance: 20 000
Referee: Gennaro Marchese
31 March 1957 26 Milan 4-1 Juventus Milano
Goal 28' Farina[4]
Galli Goal 51'
Bredesen Goal 53'
Liedholm Goal 64' (rig.)
Report Goal 79' Conti Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 40 000
Referee: Maurelli
7 April 1957 27 Milan 4-0 Atalanta Milano
Galli Goal 6'
Liedholm Goal 63' (rig.)
Farina Goal 79'83'
Report Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 28 000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
14 April 1957 28 Lazio 3-0 Milan Roma
Vivolo Goal 20' (pen)
Tozzi Goal 36'49'
Report Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
Attendance: 45 000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello
28 April 1957 29 Milan 2-1 Sampdoria Milano
Bean Goal 44'
Farina Goal 73'
Report Goal 14' Firmani Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 25 000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto
5 May 1957 30 Genoa 0-1 Milan Genova
Report Goal 13' Bean Stadium: Marassi
Attendance: 40 000
Referee: AustriaSteiner
19 May 1957 31[5] Torino 2-2 Milan Torino
Arce Goal 60'
Jeppson Goal 78'
Report Goal 79' Farina
Goal 86' Bean
Stadium: Stadio Filadelfia
Attendance: 35 000
Referee: Iginio Rigato
2 June 1957 32 Milan 3-1 Roma Milano
Bean Goal 29'
Liedholm Goal 44' (rig.)
Maldini Goal 72'
Report Goal 22' Da Costa Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 35000
Referee: Menchini
9 June 1957 33 Milan 0-1 SPAL Milano
Report Goal 23' Di Giacomo Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 22 000
Referee: Cesare Jonni
16 June 1957 34 Lanerossi 3-1 Milan Vicenza
Savoini Goal 52'
Lojacono Goal 60'
Valentinuzzi Goal 69'
Report Goal 84' Bagnoli Stadium: Stadio Romeo Menti
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Moriconi

Latin Cup[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

20 June 1957 Real Madrid 5-1 Milan Madrid
Gento Goal 20'47'85'
Di Stéfano Goal 50'
Joseíto Goal 83'
Report Goal 30' Cucchiaroni Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Attendance: 62,000
Referee: FranceLequesne

Final 3º/4º place[edit]

23 June 1957 Milan 4-3 Saint-Etienne Madrid
Ricagni Goal 18'
Mariani Goal 42'
Bredesen Goal 70'
Liedholm Goal 88'
Report Goal 9' Wicart
Goal 78' Mekloufi
Goal 85' Nyo Lea
Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: PortugalCampos

Statistics[edit]

Squad 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 14 1 2 39 16 17 7 5 5 26 24 34 21 6 7 65 40 +25
Coppa Latina - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 0 1 5 8 -3
Total - 17 14 1 2 39 16 17 7 5 7 26 24 36 22 6 8 70 48 +22

Appearances[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "bean". 27 January 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2011.
  2. ^ Giuseppe Bagnati; Vito Maggio; Vincenzo Prestigiacomo. Il Palermo racconta: storie, confessioni e leggende rosanero. Grafill, Palermo,2004.
  3. ^ Rescheduled from 3 February 1957, suspended due to fog at 75' with score 3-1 by Milan, Galli (2), Bean and Szoke (Triestina).
  4. ^ Secondo alcune fonti il gol sarebbe considerato una autorete del bianconero Nay.
  5. ^ With these draw Milan clinched the title.

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