Carrarese Calcio 1908

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Carrarese
Full nameCarrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l.
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
I Giallazzurri (The Yellow and Bleus)
Gli Apuani (The Apuans)
I Marmiferi (The Marbles)
Founded1908
GroundStadio dei Marmi [it]
Capacity9,500
ChairmanSalvo Zangari
ManagerAntonio Calabro
LeagueSerie C Group B
2023–24Serie C Group B, 3rd of 20
WebsiteClub website

Carrarese Calcio 1908, commonly referred to as Carrarese, is an Italian football club based in Carrara, Tuscany. It currently plays in Serie C, having last been in Serie B in 1948.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1908.

In the season 2010–11 from Lega Pro Seconda Divisione group B, Carrarese was promoted in the play-off to Lega Pro Prima Divisione.

In 2016 Carrarese Calcio S.r.l. went bankrupt.[1] A new company Carrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l., successfully bid the sports title by refurbished the debt of Carrarese Calcio S.r.l.[2]

Colours and badge[edit]

The team's colours are light blue and yellow.

Ownership[edit]

Italian international and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (a native of Carrara and prominent supporter of the club) was a major shareholder of the club,[3] as part of a consortium that acquired the club in 2010; other shareholders included former Pisa Calcio chairman Maurizio Mian and long-time Serie A striker Cristiano Lucarelli.[4]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 2 February 2024[5]

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 Marco Bleve (on loan from Lecce)
3 DF Italy ITA Marco Imperiale
4 DF Argentina ARG Julián Illanes (on loan from Avellino)
5 MF Italy ITA Simone Della Latta
6 MF Italy ITA Francesco Cerretelli (on loan from Cremonese)
7 DF Italy ITA Davide Grassini
8 MF Italy ITA Riccardo Palmieri
10 FW Italy ITA Giuseppe Panico (on loan from Crotone)
11 MF Italy ITA Manuel Cicconi
12 GK Italy ITA Thomas Tampucci
13 DF Italy ITA Pierluigi Pinto
15 DF Italy ITA Matteo Di Gennaro
17 MF Italy ITA Emanuele Zuelli (on loan from Pisa)
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF Argentina ARG Nicolás Schiavi
21 DF Italy ITA Mauro Coppolaro (on loan from Modena)
22 GK Italy ITA Stefano Mazzini
24 FW Italy ITA Leonardo Morosini
28 FW Italy ITA Alessandro Capello
29 DF Italy ITA Elia Maccherini Tonini (on loan from Brescia)
32 FW Italy ITA Mattia Finotto
39 FW Italy ITA Niccolò Belloni
66 DF France FRA Jordan Boli (on loan from Empoli)
72 DF Italy ITA Simone Zanon
82 MF Italy ITA Leonardo Capezzi
99 FW Italy ITA Niccolò Giannetti

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
DF Italy ITA Raffaele Cartano (at Brescia until 30 June 2024)
DF Italy ITA Francesco Folino (at Juve Stabia until 30 June 2024)
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Italy ITA Alessandro Raimo (at Recanatese until 30 June 2024)
FW Nigeria NGA Malik Olalekan Opoola (at Brindisi until 30 June 2024)

Honours[edit]

Winners: 1982–83

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pippo Russo (12 March 2016). "Carrarese, cronaca di una fine annunciata: Buffon è corresponsabile". calciomercato.com (in Italian). Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°453/A (2015–16)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 30 June 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Buffon absence fuels Man Utd rumours". Football Italia. 6 November 2010. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010.
  4. ^ Santoni, Luca (11 November 2010). "Carrarese, Maurizio Mian: "Al 90% il nostro progetto è saldo"" (in Italian). Tutto Mercato Web. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Carrarese squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 September 2022.

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