Brindisi FC

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Brindisi FC
Founded1912
GroundStadio Franco Fanuzzi,
Brindisi, Italy
Capacity7,600
ChairmanDaniele Arigliano
ManagerNicola Losacco
LeagueSerie C Group C
2022–23Serie D Group H, 1st of 18 (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

Brindisi Football Club is an Italian association football club located in Brindisi, in the region of Apulia in southern Italy.

History[edit]

Brindisi was founded in 1912 as F.B. Brindisi 1912 and refounded in 1990 and then refounded in 2004 and then refounded in 2011 and then refounded in 2015 with the current name.

Brindisi Calcio[edit]

The team played in Serie C2 in the 2003–04 season. At the end of the year, the team went bankrupt and the new club was placed in Eccellenza.

F.B. Brindisi 1912[edit]

In the 2004–05 season of Eccellenza Apulia, Brindisi placed second, qualifying for the national playoffs. The team won its two rounds in the playoffs, thus winning promotion to Serie D.

For the next 4 season, the team played in Serie D. In the 2008–09 season, Brindisi clinched first place in Girone H, thus gaining direct promotion to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.

In summer 2011, it did not appeal against the exclusion of Covisoc.

S.S.D. Città di Brindisi[edit]

The club is restarted in Serie D with the new denomination of Società Sportiva Dilettantistica Città di Brindisi.[1] It went bankrupt in only four years.

New Brindisi[edit]

Real Paradiso Brindisi in Prima Categoria created the new Brindisi in 2015. Following the club promotion in Serie C at the end of the 2022/2023 season, they reached professional football again and dropped the "SSD" ("Società Sportiva Dilettantistica", which means "Amateur Sports Club" in italian) in their name, being for the first time in 33 years a fully professional football club again.

Current squad[edit]

As of 7 February 2024

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 Vittorio Antonino
2 DF Italy ITA Antonello Vona (on loan from Parma)
3 DF Italy ITA Niccolò Monti
4 DF Argentina ARG Franco Gorzelewski
6 MF Sierra Leone SLE Winston Ceesay
7 FW Italy ITA Daniele Vantaggiato
8 MF Italy ITA Mattia Speranza (on loan from Novara)
9 FW Italy ITA Cristian Bunino (on loan from Lecco)
10 MF Italy ITA Davide Petrucci
12 GK Italy ITA Cristiano Auro
13 DF Dominican Republic DOM Tano Bonnín
15 DF Italy ITA Niccolò Bellucci
16 DF Argentina ARG Bruno Valenti
17 MF Italy ITA Giovanni Pinto
19 FW Italy ITA Angelo Guida
20 MF Italy ITA Valerio Labriola (on loan from Giugliano)
No. Pos. Nation Player
22 GK Italy ITA Ivan Saio (on loan from Sampdoria)
23 MF Italy ITA Vincenzo Spingola (on loan from Cosenza)
26 DF Italy ITA Tommaso Merletti
27 DF Italy ITA Marco Calderoni
29 FW Italy ITA Marcello Trotta
30 FW Italy ITA Gianmarco De Feo
33 DF Italy ITA Luca Falbo (on loan from Avellino)
34 DF Italy ITA Davide Galazzini
36 MF Italy ITA Carlo Martorelli
44 FW Italy ITA Mattia Pagliuca (on loan from Bologna)
55 DF Italy ITA Ciro Cipolletta
70 FW Nigeria NGA Malik Olalekan Opoola (on loan from Carrarese)
73 MF Italy ITA Niccolò Bagatti (on loan from Novara)
77 FW Italy ITA Patrizio Zerbo
90 FW Italy ITA Lorenzo Grassi (on loan from Fermana)

Colors and badge[edit]

Its colors are white and blue.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La SSD Città di Brindisi è in serie D".

External links[edit]