A.C. Milan Women

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Full nameAssociazione Calcio Milan S.p.A.[1]
Nickname(s)Rossonere[note 1] (Red and Black)
Short nameA.C Milan Women, Milan Femminile
Founded1 July 2018; 3 years ago (2018-07-01)
GroundCentro Sportivo Vismara[2]
ManagerMaurizio Ganz
LeagueSerie A
2021–22Serie A, 3rd of 12
WebsiteClub website

Associazione Calcio Milan, colloquially known as Milan Women or simply Milan, is an Italian women's association football club affiliated with A.C. Milan, the professional football club in Milan. It was established in 2018 by acquiring the Serie A licence of a Capriolo, Brescia-based team Brescia Calcio Femminile. The team compete in Serie A and are based out of the Centro Sportivo Vismara.

History[edit]

The team started playing in the 2018–19 season after taking over Brescia's Serie A license.[3] 12-time Serie A leading goalscorer and first woman to be inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame[4] Carolina Morace was named as the inaugural head coach. Milan's first season saw the team finish in 3rd place, missing out on qualification to the UEFA Women's Champions League by 1 point. Valentina Giacinti won the league Golden Boot with 21 goals, while her Milan teammate Daniela Sabatino finished in 2nd with 17 goals.[5]

On 25 June 2019 Maurizio Ganz was appointed as the new women's first team coach, signing a 2-year contract.[6]

Current squad[edit]

As of 10 February 2022[7]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Italy ITA Laura Giuliani
3 DF Denmark DEN Sara Thrige
4 DF Iceland ISL Guðný Árnadóttir
5 DF Spain ESP Laia Codina
6 DF Italy ITA Laura Fusetti
7 FW Italy ITA Valentina Bergamaschi (captain)
8 MF Italy ITA Greta Adami
10 FW Switzerland  SUI Nina Stapelfeldt
11 MF Scotland SCO Christy Grimshaw
13 DF Germany GER Merle Kirschstein
14 FW Italy ITA Martina Piemonte
15 MF South Africa RSA Refiloe Jane
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF United States USA Celeste Boureille
17 MF Israel ISR Noa Selimhodzic
19 FW France FRA Lindsey Thomas
21 FW Lithuania LTU Rimantė Jonušaitė
22 GK Italy ITA Noemi Fedele
23 FW Italy ITA Miriam Longo
27 DF Italy ITA Linda Tucceri Cimini
32 GK Netherlands NED Selena Delia Babb
36 DF France FRA Laura Agard
37 DF Italy ITA Alia Guagni
44 FW Italy ITA Giorgia Miotto
64 FW Italy ITA Selena Cortesi

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A feminine plural of Rossoneri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rilascio licenze UEFA 2022–2023" (PDF). FIGC. 9 May 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  2. ^ "AC Milan - Serie A". Calcio femminile italiano (in Italian). Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  3. ^ "AC Milan acquire A.C.F Brescia sporting rights" (Press release). A.C. Milan. 11 June 2018. Archived from the original on 10 December 2019. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Hall of fame, 10 new entry: con Vialli e Mancini anche Facchetti e Ronaldo" [Hall of fame, 10 new entries: with Vialli and Mancini also Facchetti and Ronaldo] (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.[verification needed]
  5. ^ "Summary - Serie A Women - Italy - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Women Soccerway". au.women.soccerway.com. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  6. ^ "GANZ APPOINTED NEW WOMEN'S FIRST TEAM COACH". AC Milan. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Women First Team". AC Milan. Retrieved 23 August 2020.

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