FC Legnago Salus

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Legnago Salus
Full nameFootball Club Legnago Salus s.r.l.
Founded1921; 103 years ago (1921)
GroundStadio Mario Sandrini,
Legnago, Italy
Capacity2,152
ChairmanDavide Venturato
ManagerMassimo Donati
LeagueSerie C Group A
2023–24Serie C Group A, 6th of 20

Football Club Legnago Salus (formerly Associazione Calcio Legnago Salus) is an Italian football club based in Legnago, Veneto.

It currently plays in Serie C, the third-highest division in the Italian football league system.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1921 and changed its name many times.

In 1945–46 season Legnago won its Serie C group, but lost the promotional play-off that would have given it access to the Serie B championship. The club played in the IV Serie (now called Serie D) during three different periods: from 1952 to 1954, then from 1971 to 1980, and from 1993 to 2002.

In the 1971–72 Serie D season, Legnago ended the championship in second place and gained access to the promotion playoffs, then lost 1–0 to Vigevano. The match was played at Stadio Mario Rigamonti in Brescia in front of 7,000 spectators.

In the season 1994–95, Legnago ended in third place behind Treviso and Triestina with Gigi Manganotti as manager. On 30 November 1997 Legnago signed the record number of 1,200 spectators attending the match versus Trento.

After a long period in Serie D, the club relegated to Eccellenza in 2002 and Promozione one year later.

In the 2006–07 season Legnago won the Promozione league and gained promotion to Eccellenza Lombardy.

In the 2009–10 season Legnago won the Eccellenza Lombardy league and gained promotion to Serie D.

F.C. Legnago Salus SSD[edit]

On 30 June 2011, A.C. Legnago Salus changed its denomination to F.C. Legnago Salus SSD.[1]

In the 2011–12 season the club gained access to the semifinal of Serie D promotion play-off, where it was eliminated by SandonàJesolo.

In the 2019–20 season, Legnago ended in second place behind Campodarsego, being successively admitted to Serie C due to the latter's renouncing to promotion.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 5 February 2024[2].

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 Mattia Fortin (on loan from Padova)
2 DF Italy ITA Alae Hadaji
3 DF Italy ITA Simone Mazzali
4 DF Italy ITA Edoardo Sbampato
5 MF Italy ITA Federico Viero
6 DF Italy ITA Carlo Pelagatti
7 MF France FRA Moussa Baradji
8 MF Belgium BEL Kenneth Van Ransbeeck
9 FW Italy ITA Sebastiano Svidercoschi
10 FW Italy ITA Daniele Rocco
11 DF Italy ITA Luca Zanetti
12 GK Italy ITA Marco Businarolo
13 DF Moldova MDA Andrei Moțoc (on loan from Salernitana)
14 DF Italy ITA Martino Travaglini
18 MF The Gambia GAM Boubacarr Sambou
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF Ivory Coast CIV Aboubakar Diaby
20 FW Italy ITA Elia Giani (on loan from Pisa)
21 DF Italy ITA Giacomo Ruggeri
22 GK Italy ITA Riccardo Tosi
23 DF Italy ITA Vincenzo Muteba
24 DF Albania ALB Brayan Boci (on loan from Genoa)
25 MF Italy ITA Enrico Casarotti
26 DF Italy ITA Mario Noce
28 MF Italy ITA Angelo Travaglini
29 FW Croatia CRO Nikola Burić
32 GK Italy ITA Gianmaria Zanandrea
36 MF Italy ITA Andrea Franzolini (on loan from Feralpisalò)
77 MF Austria AUT Manuel Martic
90 FW Nigeria NGA Jerry Mbakogu

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
30 MF Italy ITA Andrea Sternieri (at Villa Valle until 30 June 2024)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Il Legnago diventa un SRL – Notiziario del Calcio
  2. ^ "Legnago squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 2 October 2020.

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