A.S.D. Imperia

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Imperia
A.S.D. Imperia logo.png
Full nameAssociazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Imperia
Founded2006 (RivieraPontedassio2006)
2008 (P.R.O. Imperia)
GroundStadio Nino Ciccione,
Imperia, Italy
Capacity3,300
ChairmanFabrizio Gramondo
ManagerNicola Ascoli
LeagueSerie D, Girone A
2020–2111th

Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Imperia commonly referred to as simply Imperia (formerly A.S.D. Pro Imperia), is an Italian association football club located in Imperia, Liguria and since 13 July 2012, after the disappearance from football of the former Imperia Calcio, the club is the main team of the city.[1]

In the 2011–12 season the club has played in Serie D after promotion from Eccellenza Liguria.

In the 2011–12 and in the 2012–13 seasons in Serie D, when the club was relegated to Eccellenza Liguria, it has been the team more representative of the province of Imperia.[citation needed]

Predecessors[edit]

From U.S. Imperia to A.S.D. Imperia Calcio[edit]

The origins of football in Imperia go back to 1923 when was founded Unione Sportiva Imperia and refounded in 1987 as A.S. Imperia '87.

In 2008 by the last President Antonio Gagliano with A.S.D. Imperia Calcio, changing the name of the club Progetto Olimpia Imperia created in 2007. Since 2012 the club is disbanded.[citation needed]

History[edit]

From A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006 to A.S.D. Imperia[edit]

A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006[edit]

The club was founded in 2006 as A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006 after the merger with Riviera Calcio Imperia (founded in 1970) and Valle Impero Pontedassio, a club born in 1983.[2]

From P.R.O. Imperia to Pro Imperia[edit]

From Prima Categoria to Serie D[edit]

In 2008 the club merged with Onegliese and SanBart 80 and changed its name in A.S.D. P.R.O. Imperia. P.R.O stands for Pontedassio, Riviera and Onegliese.[citation needed] In 2010 the club changed its name to A.S.D. Pro Imperia and was promoted to Serie D in the 2010–11 season, obtained by winning the promotion play-off of Eccellenza Liguria,[citation needed] after an ascent started in Prima Categoria in the 2008–09 season.

A.S.D. Imperia[edit]

On 13 July 2012 the club was renamed A.S.D. Imperia following the disappearance from football of the former Imperia.[3]

Colors and badge[edit]

Since 13 July 2012 the team has changed its colors from white (the historic color of Riviera Calcio), black and blue to black and blue (the traditional colors of former Imperia).[citation needed]

Honours[edit]

Winners: 1969–70 (group A), 1977–78 (group A), 1980–81 (group A)
  • Campionato Nazionale Dilettanti
Winners: 1998–99 (group A)
Winners: 2005–06, 2019–20
Winners: 2009–10 (group A)
Winners: 2008–09 (group A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calcio: Siglato l'accordo tra la Pro Imperia e l'Asd Imperia. Marco Alberti: "Una sola squadra con i colori nerazzurri"". 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "PuntoSanremo: Sanremo Notizie, Eventi e Attività - Ufficiale, nella p…". Archived from the original on 18 February 2013.

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