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. The club was 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 played many seasons in Serie C.[2]

Serie D 2010–11[edit]

In the 2010–11 season, Turris were the losing finalists of Coppa Italia Serie D. Since the winner, Perugia, were promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione as the division winner, Turris qualified for the semi-finals of the national promotion playoffs. Turris defeated SandonàJesolo in the semifinals but lost 3–1 on penalties, after a scoreless game, to Rimini in the final and remained in Serie D.

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

In the summer of 2012, the club's membership of Serie D was transferred to Real Hyria Nola in the city of Nola.[3] Until the end of the 2013–14 season, the main football club of the city was F.C. Torre Neapolis 1944, as President Mario Moxedano relocated the former F.C. Neapolis Mugnano to the city from Mugnano di Napoli.[4] In the summer of 2014, Moxedano moved Mugnano di Napoli again, refounding F.C. Neapolis. Turris was refounded as a relocation of FC Miano (Eccellenza league) in the same year, and then renamed Associazione Polisportiva Turris Calcio A.S.D.. They won the Eccellenza the year after and returned to Serie D.

From 2017 and return to professional football[edit]

In 2017, Turris was acquired by Antonio Colantonio, who promised to supporters that he would take the team back to professional football within three years.

In 2018, the club was renamed ASD Turris Calcio.

In 2019–20 , Turris won promotion to Serie C, returning to professional football for the first time since Serie C2 2000-2001 and to the third level of Italian football for the first time since the Serie C1 1997-1998 season.

For the 2021-22 season, the club has been renamed SS Turris Calcio.

Colors and badge[edit]

The club's colours are red with white lightning bolts on the front.[5]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2023[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)
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)
19 FW Italy ITA Riccardo Maniero
No. Pos. Nation Player
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)
24 MF Ecuador ECU Luis Maldonado
26 DF Italy ITA Mirko Miceli
30 MF Italy ITA Sebastiano Finardi (on loan from Atalanta)
31 DF Italy ITA Sergio Contessa
33 GK Italy ITA Pietro Perina
44 MF Italy ITA Daniele Franco (on loan from Avellino)
90 GK Italy ITA Gaetano Fasolino
91 FW Italy ITA Salvatore Longo
MF Italy ITA Dion Ruffo Luci (on loan from Bologna)
FW Italy ITA Michele Guida (on loan from Taranto)

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 Scafatese until 30 June 2023)
DF Italy ITA Matteo Rosolino (at Pomigliano until 30 June 2023)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Italy ITA Francesco Ardizzone (at Lecco until 30 June 2023)
FW Italy ITA Luca Nocerino (at Portici 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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