F.C. Rieti

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Rieti
FC Rieti logo.png
Full nameFootball Club Rieti
Nickname(s)Gli Amarantocelesti (The Claret and Sky Blue)
Founded1936; 86 years ago (1936)
1948 (re-founded)
GroundStadio Centro d'Italia – Manlio Scopigno,
Rieti, Italy
Capacity9,980
OwnerRiccardo Curci
ChairmanRiccardo Curci
CoachBruno Caneo
LeagueSerie D
2021–22Serie D Group E, 14th of 18
WebsiteClub website

Football Club Rieti, commonly known as FC Rieti or simply Rieti, was an Italian association football club, based in Rieti, Lazio. The club last competed in Serie D, the fourth tier of Italian football, playing home matches at the Stadio Centro d'Italia – Manlio Scopigno.

Formed in 1936, the team took the current name in 1996. Its main achievement has been the promotion to Serie B of Southern Italy in 1946.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1936 as Supertessile Rieti and refounded in 1948 as S.S. Rieti and 1996 with the current name.

In the seasons 1946–47 and 1947–48 it played in Serie B South.

In the seasons 2005–06 and 2006–07 it played in Serie C2.

In May 2018, under the presidency of Riccardo Curci, the team was promoted to Serie C. Curci had been looking for buyers since then; at first Greek businessman Manthos Poulinakis bought the team, but some months later withdrew and sold it back to Curci.

After being relegated back to Serie D, Rieti started suffering a number of financial issues, which ultimately led to the club voluntarily withdrawing from the league in July 2022.[1]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are amaranth (Italian: amaranto) and sky blue (Italian: celeste).

Honours[edit]

  • Regional Coppa Italia Lazio:
    • Winners 1: 2011–12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iscrizioni Serie D: Il Rieti non c'è" (in Italian). Corriere dello Sport - Stadio. 15 July 2022.

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