Alma Juventus Fano 1906

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Fano
Alma Juventus Fano 1906 logo.png
Full nameAlma Juventus Fano 1906
Nickname(s)Granata (The Dark-reds)
Founded1906
GroundStadio Raffaele Mancini,
Fano, Italy
Capacity8,800
ChairmanClaudio Gabellini
ManagerRaimondo Catalano
LeagueSerie D
2021–22Serie D Group F, 13th of 18
WebsiteClub website
Old club logo.

Alma Juventus Fano 1906, commonly known as Fano, is an Italian association football club located in Fano, Marche. The club currently plays in Serie D, the fourth tier of Italian football.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1906 as Società Ginnastica Alma Juventus Fano, named by a professor of Latin "Liceo Guido Nolfi" di Fano.

The first team was called Fanum Fortunae and followed by Emilio Caiani of Milan who imported the not so famous football.

On 13 May 1915, in Circolo di San Paterniano, the city's patron, was born Alma Juventus Football Club among young players.

In 1925 the company raced the first regional championship of Marche, Terza Divisione.

In 1930 was inaugurated the new stadium "Borgo Metauro" now entitled to a player who played in the series of Fano further, Raffaele Mancini.

In 1935 it competed for the first time in Serie C, playing against famous teams such as Venezia, Vicenza, Rimini, Udinese, Treviso, Ancona, Mantova. That year, it also played a game against Milan.

During the fascist, eagle with the beam was the symbol of the team. After World War II the beam was replaced with the coat of arms.

Fano spend many years in Serie C1 and Serie C2, but didn't achieve promotion to Serie B. Some years Fano had been relegated to Serie D.

In the 2008–09 season Fano, which was playing in Serie D, after have been leading the championship for many turns, in the last days was exceeded by Pro Vasto, and finished second in the league, a position that allowed it to play in the playoffs and to participate in the 2009–10 Coppa Italia against Lumezzane.

In the 2009–2010 season the company was repechage in the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione after the failure of some companies. The last three seasons in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione Fano played in this category.

Colors and badge[edit]

The club's official color is garnet, a dark red color.

Home stadium[edit]

Stadio Raffaele Mancini, (1930–present)
Via Arturo Toscanini, 12, Fano, Italy 61032

The Raffaele Mancini stadium exists since 1930 and hasn't changed much since then. Only the main grandstand received cover and over 500 seats, while to remaining stands, one alongside and one at end-side, remain uncovered terracing. When opened, it was commonly known as Borgo Metauro, but later adapted the name of Stadio Raffaele Mancini, honoring a player that ended his career with the team.[1]

Squad[edit]

As of 9 September 2022

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 Riccardo Tolomeo
GK Greece GRE Christos Tzafestas (on loan from Kerkyra)
DF Italy ITA Samuel Delli Carri
DF Italy ITA Matteo Del Rosso (on loan from Fermana)
DF Somalia SOM Abel Gigli
DF Italy ITA Matteo Gualtieri
DF Italy ITA Francesco Martignetti (on loan from Campobasso)
DF Italy ITA Alessandro Tomassini
DF Italy ITA Gabriele Vavassori
DF Italy ITA Alessandro Zanolla
MF Italy ITA Stefano Antezza
MF Italy ITA Francesco Falivene
MF Italy ITA Tommaso Fontana
MF Albania ALB Mateo Likaxhiu
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Senegal SEN Bachir Mané
MF Italy ITA Giovanni Pierpaoli
MF Italy ITA Luca Ricci
FW France FRA Stephane Anoumou
FW Italy ITA Antonio Broso
FW Italy ITA Francesco Casolla
FW Ivory Coast CIV Jean Armel Drolé
FW Italy ITA Vittorio Esposito
FW Italy ITA Giuliano Maglie (on loan from Sampdoria)
FW Belgium BEL Badr Oulad Abdellah
FW Italy ITA Nicola Russo
FW Italy ITA Paolo Serafino (on loan from Brindisi)
FW Italy ITA Giuseppe Serges
FW Italy ITA Loris Tortori

Management[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadio Raffaele Mancini (Borgo Metauro) –". Stadiumdb.com. Retrieved 22 August 2022.

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