S.S.D. Acqui Football Club

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Acqui
Acqui Calcio logo.png
Full nameSSD Acqui Football Club
Founded1911
Refounded in 2017
GroundStadio Jona Ottolenghi,
Acqui Terme, Italy
Capacity1,500
ChairmanFerruccio Allara[1]
ManagerArturo Merlo
LeagueEccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/B
2019–20Promozione/Piedmont, 1st
WebsiteClub website

Acqui Football Club is an Italian association football club, based in Acqui Terme, Piedmont. Currently it plays in Eccellenza.

History[edit]

Founded in 1911 on the initiative of three gymnastics clubs of the termale town (The Bagni, Arte et Marte and Acqui Club), the U.S. Acqui experienced its most successful period in the years following the founding: came to play in the Campionato Nazionale 1914–15, the last stop before the championship. It spent the next decades in Division I and Serie C, after World War II took part in mostly lower tournaments.

The club returned to Serie D in 2009–10 season after winning Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley Girone B.

In the 2011–12 season Acqui finished in 15th place in Serie D Girone A.

In summer 2012 it was excluded from Covisod for lack of documentation for to play in 2012–13 Serie D.[2] On 23 August 2012, the club was admitted in surplus in Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/B.[3][4] Finally it went bankrupt in 2017 and its assets were bought by a minor town club which became the new Acqui FC.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are white and black.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". www.radiogold.it. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Acqui in Eccellenza: Verso Un Girone B a 18 Squadre".
  4. ^ "Ufficiale: Acqui Nel Girone B a 18 Squadre".

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