Olbia Calcio 1905

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Olbia
U.S. Olbia 1905 badge.png
Full nameOlbia Calcio 1905 S.r.l.
Nickname(s)I Bianchi (The All-Whites)
Founded1905
GroundStadio Bruno Nespoli
Capacity3,209
ChairmanAlessandro Marino[citation needed]
ManagerMax Canzi
LeagueSerie C Group B
2021–22Serie C Group B, 9th of 20
WebsiteClub website

Olbia Calcio 1905 S.r.l. (or simply Olbia) is an Italian association football club, based in Olbia, Sardinia, and currently playing in Serie C.

History[edit]

The white logo as Olbia Calcio

Foundation[edit]

The club was founded in 1905 as Olbia Calcio.

However, It is often debated if Olbia were in fact formed in 1906.  The first written record is dated January 12, 1906: from the pages of La Nuova Sardegna.  When it was announced that "…even in Sardegna, a gymnastics club has been formed which has taken the name of Olbia…” and went onto say that many youths had joined, in fact about one hundred had done so.

It was born from the ideas and developed and delivered by the athlete Egidio Serra, who had been hatching for some time probably during the last few weeks of 1905.

In 2001–02, they were the champions of Serie D and earned promotion to Serie C2.

After the 2009-10 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione the club was dissolved for financial problems. However, FIGC formally canceled the membership of Olbia Calcio S.r.l. in 2016,[1] after the promotion of the new Olbia.

Refoundation[edit]

In the Summer of 2010 the club was refounded as U.S. Olbia 1905 A.S.D.[2] and restarted from the sixth-tier Eccellenza Sardinia. They won this league in 2012–13 and were promoted to Serie D. The club was also known as just A.S.D. Olbia 1905.[3][4] The club later incorporated as a limited company: Olbia Calcio 1905 S.S.D. S.r.l. circa 2015–16 season.

In 2016 the club promoted to Lega Pro to fill the vacancies as Olbia Calcio 1905 S.r.l..[5]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2022[6].

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 Giuseppe Ciocci (on loan from Cagliari)
2 DF Italy ITA Christophe Renault
3 DF Italy ITA Luca La Rosa
4 MF Italy ITA Manuel Giandonato
5 MF Italy ITA Riccardo Ladinetti (on loan from Cagliari)
6 DF Italy ITA Salvatore Boccia (on loan from Cagliari)
7 MF Italy ITA Nunzio Lella (on loan from Cagliari)
8 MF Italy ITA Fausto Perseu (on loan from Cremonese)
9 FW Italy ITA King Udoh
10 FW Italy ITA Daniele Ragatzu
11 FW Italy ITA Simone Mancini
12 GK Italy ITA Luca Barone
13 DF Italy ITA Fabrizio Brignani
14 DF Italy ITA Francesco Pisano (Captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF Italy ITA Simone Pinna
18 MF Italy ITA Luca Chierico (on loan from Genoa)
19 DF Italy ITA Christian Travaglini
21 MF Italy ITA Giuseppe Pinna
22 GK Netherlands NED Maarten van der Want
23 DF Italy ITA Christian Arboleda
24 MF Italy ITA Luca Belloni
25 DF Brazil BRA Emerson
27 MF Italy ITA Fabio Occhioni
28 MF Italy ITA Roberto Biancu (on loan from Cagliari)
32 MF Italy ITA Andrea Sanna
38 MF Italy ITA Giacomo Finocchi
70 FW Finland FIN Nikolas Saira
80 FW Italy ITA Massimiliano Manca (on loan from Cagliari)

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 Antonio Demarcus (at Atletico Uri)
DF Italy ITA Valerio Secci (at Cagliari U19)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Italy ITA Luca Palesi (at Ancona-Matelica)
FW Italy ITA Francesco Verde (at Forlì)

Former players[edit]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tavecchio, Carlo (29 August 2016). "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 56/A (2016–17)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Comunicato Stampa" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 10 August 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  3. ^ "C.U. N°24 (2011–12)" (in Italian). FIGC Sardinia. 19 December 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  4. ^ "C.U. N°49 (2013–14)" (PDF) (in Italian). Serie D. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  5. ^ "NOTA LEGA PRO" (in Italian). Lega Pro. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Assegnati i numeri di maglia" (in Italian). Olbia Calcio 1905. 20 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

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