A.D. Voluntas Calcio Spoleto

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Voluntas Spoleto
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Full nameAssociazione Dilettantistica Voluntas Calcio Spoleto
Founded2006
GroundStadio Comunale,
Spoleto, Italy
Capacity1,500
ManagerEzio Brevi
LeagueEccellenza
2019–202nd

Associazione Dilettantistica Voluntas Calcio Spoleto (or simply Voluntas Spoleto) is an Italian association football club located in Spoleto, Umbria. They play their home matches at Stadio Comunale with a capacity of 1,500.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2006 after the bankruptcy of historic team of A.S. Fortis Spoleto F.C. in 1932,[a] just promoted to Serie C2 in the season 2005–06.

The team was promoted to Serie D in the 2009–10 season after an ascent started in Promozione Umbria in the 2006–07 season.[2]

In July 2019, Saudi princess Noura bint Saad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud became the president of the club.[3][4]

The team finished second in the Eccellenza Umbria 2019–20 season (it). In August 2020, the Saudi president decided to leave the club, and not to register them for the next season.[5]

Colors and badge[edit]

Its colors are white and red.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The team was renamed to Virtus Spoleto in 1942. In 1963, Virtus Spoleto and A.C. Spoleto merged to form Associazione Sportiva Spoleto. The team was reestablished in 1980 as Federazione Calcistica Spoleto. Afterwards, F.C. Spoleto and S.S. Nuova Virtus Spoleto merged to be Polisportiva Nuova Spoleto. It was renamed to Spoleto Calcio in 1993. Later on, it was reborn as Fortis Spoleto in 2003. It changed its name to Associazione Dilettantistica Voluntas Calcio Spoleto in 2006. In 2019, the name was changed to Società Sportiva Dilettantistica Spoleto Calcio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Questa sera i primi calci al pallone con il triangolare amichevole tra Ducato, BM8 e Pol.Pen. – foto". Due Mondi News (in Italian). 30 December 2019.
  2. ^ "SpoletoSport - il quotidiano sportivo della tua città". SpoletoSport.
  3. ^ "Histórico: Una princesa árabe saudí, presidenta de un club de fútbol masculino en Italia". The Champions Voice (in Italian). 3 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Princess becomes first Saudi woman to head sports club". Arab News. 22 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Norah Al Saud e lo Spoleto: una principessa araba nell'eccellenza italiana". Goal.com (in Italian). 31 August 2020.

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