S.S. Turris Calcio

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Turris
S.S. Turris Calcio logo.png
Full nameSocietà Sportiva
Turris Calcio
Nickname(s)Torresi, Corallini
Founded1944
2003 (refounded)
2014 (refounded)
GroundStadio Amerigo Liguori,
Torre del Greco, Italy
Capacity5,300
ChairmanAntonio Colantonio
ManagerFranco Fabiano
LeagueSerie C Group C
2021–22Serie C Group C, 8th of 19

S.S. Turris Calcio, commonly known as Turris, is an Italian football club based in Torre del Greco, Campania, founded in 1944 as F.C. Turris 1944 and refounded in 2004 and then 2012. The nicknames of the team are Torresi and Corallini.

Turris were promoted to Serie C in 2019–20 as champions of Serie D, following the early conclusion of the league due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1]

History[edit]

From 1944 to 2012[edit]

F.C. Turris 1944[edit]

Former FC Turris logo

F.C. Turris 1944 was founded in 1944 and refounded in 2004. In the past, the club has played many seasons in Serie C.[2]

Serie D 2010–11[edit]

In the 2010–11 season the team was the losing finalist of Coppa Italia Serie D. Since the winner, Perugia, was directly promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione as a division winner, Turris qualified directly to the semifinal round of the national finals of the promotional playoffs. It defeated SandonàJesolo in the semifinals, but lost to Rimini in the final, 3–1 on penalties after a scoreless game, thus remaining in Serie D.

The transfer to Nola, Neapolis' relocation, and refoundation[edit]

In summer 2012 its sports title of Serie D was transferred to Real Hyria Nola in the city of Nola.[3]

On the same period, and till the end of the 2013–14 season, the main football club of the city has been F.C. Torre Neapolis 1944 renamed since the summer 2013 to F.C. Turris Neapolis, thanks to President Mario Moxedano, who has transferred here the former F.C. Neapolis Mugnano from the city of Mugnano di Napoli.[4]

In the summer 2014 Moxedano moved the sport title again to Mugnano di Napoli refounding F.C. Neapolis. Turris was then refounded as a relocation of F.C. Miano (Eccellenza league) in the same year, and then renamed in Associazione Polisportiva Turris Calcio A.S.D. after winning the Eccellenza and celebrating the return in Serie D after one year.

From 2017 and return to professional football[edit]

In 2017 was acquired by Antonio Colantonio and promised to supporters to bring back the team in professional football within 3 years opening a new era for Corallini.

Meanwhile, in 2018 the club was renamed in A.S.D. Turris Calcio.

In 2019–20 season, Turris won promotion to Serie C reacquiring the right to play at a professional level for the first time since Serie C2 2000-2001 competition and return to the third level of Italian football after 22 years since Serie C1 1997-1998 season.

For the upcoming season the club is renamed in S.S Turris Calcio.

Colors and badge[edit]

Its colors were red, with white lightning bolts on the front.[5]

Current squad[edit]

As of 10 September 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 Federico Donini
2 DF Italy ITA Antonio Vitiello
3 DF Italy ITA Paolo Frascatore
4 MF Italy ITA Alberto Acquadro
5 MF France FRA Anthony Taugourdeau
6 DF Italy ITA Salvatore Boccia (on loan from Cagliari)
7 DF Italy ITA Emanuel Ercolano (on loan from Sampdoria)
8 MF Italy ITA Francesco Ardizzone
9 FW Italy ITA Emanuele Santaniello
10 FW Italy ITA Luca Giannone
11 FW Italy ITA Vito Leonetti
12 GK Italy ITA Otello Antolini
14 FW Italy ITA Ciro Di Franco
15 FW Italy ITA Hamza Haoudi (on loan from Frosinone)
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 DF Italy ITA Claudio Manzi
17 FW Italy ITA Luca Nocerino
18 FW Italy ITA Simone Stampete (on loan from Frosinone)
19 FW Italy ITA Riccardo Maniero
20 MF Italy ITA Andrea Invernizzi
21 DF Italy ITA Francesco Di Nunzio
23 DF Italy ITA Mickael Varutti
24 DF Italy ITA Luigi Aquino (on loan from Sampdoria)
30 MF Italy ITA Sebastiano Finardi (on loan from Atalanta)
31 DF Italy ITA Sergio Contessa
33 GK Italy ITA Pietro Perina
88 MF Italy ITA Andrea Gallo
90 GK Italy ITA Gaetano Fasolino
91 FW Italy ITA Salvatore Longo

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
GK Italy ITA Vincenzo Colantuono (at Arzachena until 30 June 2023)
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Italy ITA Matteo Rosolino (at Pomigliano until 30 June 2023)

Notable former managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Il Palermo sale in Serie C insieme ad altre 8 squadre: ecco quali sono" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 8 June 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  2. ^ Mariani, Maurizio (19 April 2002). "Italy - Serie C/C1/C2 All-Time Table since 1959". RSSSF.
  3. ^ "» Gaglione iscrive la Turris con il nome "Real SM Hyria" e si giocherà a Nola VOCESPORT: Voce Sport quotidiano d\'informazione sportiva campana. Diretto da Ennio Carabelli". Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  4. ^ "ISCRIZIONI SERIE D. E' nato il Torre Neapolis di Moxedano - Turris - Resport". Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  5. ^ Images of the team
  6. ^ "Turris squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 September 2022.

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