U.S.D. Matera Grumentum

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Matera
Full nameUnione Sportiva Dilettantistica
Matera
Founded1941
1958 (refounded)
1988 (refounded)
1998 (refounded)
2012 (refounded)
2019 (refounded)
2021 (Matera)
GroundStadio XXI Settembre -
Franco Salerno
,
Matera, Italy
Capacity7,490
Leagueserie D Girone H
WebsiteClub website

U.S.D. Matera is an Italian association football club located in Matera, Basilicata. Founded in 2021, it is the last of a very long list of city clubs.

History[edit]

F.C. Matera[edit]

The history of Football Club Matera has covered 82 years of the football from the club based in Matera, Basilicata. It was a professional Italian football club, founded in 1930. Due to financial problems in the past, the club have previously folded twice.

Matera Calcio[edit]

A.S.D. Matera Calcio.jpeg

After the bankruptcy of old Matera, Serie D club Irsinese Matera, based in Irsina, in the Province of Matera,[1] relocated to Matera to become a spiritual successor, despite actual properties was yet to be acquired.

In the 2012–13 season, the first season back as a new franchise, Matera finished 3rd in Serie D/H The following season, Matera won promotion to the new Lega Pro as Girone H champions.

In the 2018–19 Serie C season they were excluded from the league after failing to attend 4 consecutive matches.

USD Matera Calcio 2019[edit]

The club was refounded in 2019 as U.S.D. Matera Calcio 2019 and resumed from Seconda Categoria.[2] In 2021 it merged with Grumentum to reach the Eccellenza championship.

Colours and badge[edit]

The club's traditional home kit is blue with a white diagonal strip whilst the away kit is white with a blue diagonal strip.

Stadium[edit]

The club plays at the Stadio XXI Settembre-Franco Salerno, in Matera, which has a capacity of 7,490.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFFICIALE: Nasce l'Asd Matera calcio – Notiziario del Calcio". Notiziariocalcio.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  2. ^ "Calcio. Si presenta l'Usd Matera Calcio Matera 2019" (in Italian). TRM Network. 5 October 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2020.

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