A.C. Prato

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Prato
AC Prato logo.png
Full nameAssociazione Calcio Prato SpA
Nickname(s)Lanieri, Biancazzurri (White-blues)
Founded1908
GroundStadio Lungobisenzio,
Prato, Italy
Capacity6,800
ChairmanNicola Radici
ManagerAlessio De Petrillo
LeagueSerie D/E
2017–18Serie C/A, 19th (relegated)

Associazione Calcio Prato is an Italian association football club, based in Prato, Tuscany.

Prato currently plays in Serie D/E, having last been in Serie B in 1964.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1908.

In season 2010–11 the team played in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione ranking 3rd and was beaten from Carrarese in the final of the play-off, but it was later admitted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione to fill vacancies.[1]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are blue and white.

Famous players and managers[edit]

Notable former players include Christian Vieri, Alessandro Diamanti (2nd place at Euro 2012), Vittorio Rossi (Paolo Rossi's father), Massimo Maccarone, Massimo Oddo (World Champion in 2006, Alessandro Matri, Paolo Cecconi and Carlo Cudicini. Notable former managers include Ferruccio Valcareggi and Enzo Bearzot (World Champion in 1982).

Current squad[edit]

As of 2 October 2018[2]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
12 GK Italy ITA Edward Reggiani
13 DF Italy ITA Tommaso Cecchi
18 FW Italy ITA Andrea Rozzi
19 DF Italy ITA Matteo Ghimenti
27 GK Italy ITA Neri Bellesi
GK Italy ITA Matteo Brunelli
GK Italy ITA Andrea Fontanelli
DF Italy ITA Nicolas Di Filippo
DF Italy ITA Danilo Piroli
DF Italy ITA Claudio Sciannamè
DF Italy ITA Lorenzo Coselli
DF Italy ITA Giovanni Tomi
DF Italy ITA Gianluca Bassano
DF Italy ITA Nicola Ciabatti
DF Italy ITA Alessio Martini
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Italy ITA Giovanni Calosi
MF Uruguay URU Cristian Malán
MF Italy ITA Marcello Quinto
MF Italy ITA Lorenzo Benvenuti
MF Italy ITA Alberto Marini
MF Italy ITA Vincenzo Carrotta
MF Italy ITA Tommaso Lunghi
MF Ivory Coast CIV Zah Thomas Kouassi
MF Italy ITA Filippo Carli
MF Italy ITA Marco Sforzi
FW Italy ITA Leonardo Della Nina
FW Italy ITA Daniele Bazzoffia
FW Italy ITA Stefano Del Sante
FW Italy ITA Andrea De Simone
FW Ivory Coast CIV Mande Morrison Yahon

Out on loan[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

Honours[edit]

Winners: 1940–41 (group E), 1945–46 (group A), 1948–49 (group C), 1956–57, 1959–60 (group B), 1962–63 (group B)
Winners: 1979–80 (group A), 1982–83 (group A), 2001–02 (group A)
Winners: 2000–01
Winners: 1953–54 (group E), 1976–77 (group E)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calcio, Lega Pro; Ripescaggi: 5 in I Divisione e Rimini in II". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Rosa Giocatori Stagione 2015/16" (in Italian). A.C. Prato. Archived from the original on 27 November 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.

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