U.S. Gavorrano

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Follonica Gavorrano
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Full nameUnione Sportiva Dilettantistica Follonica Gavorrano
Founded1930
GroundStadio Romeo Malservisi,
Gavorrano, Italy
Capacity2,000
OwnerLuigi Mansi
ChairmanPaolo Balloni
ManagerGiancarlo Favarin
LeagueSerie D/E
2017–18Serie C/A, 17th (relegated)

Unione Sportiva Follonica Gavorrano is an Italian association football club that represents the municipalities of Follonica and Gavorrano in Tuscany, the latter is also the company headquarters.

The club currently play in Serie D, the fourth tier of Italian football.

History[edit]

The club was founded on 1930.

In the season 2009–10 it was promoted from Serie D to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. The club was relegated back to Serie D after the 2013-14 season after only avoiding a relegation in the previous campaign in order to fill vacancies in the division. The club subsequently earned promotion to Serie C as Group E champions of the 2016–17 Serie D season. In June 2019 the merger between the company of Follonica and that of Gavorrano was made official: the new team, heir of the Gavorrano sporting tradition takes the name of Follonica Gavorrano and is admitted in Serie D.

Colors and badge[edit]

The colors of the club are white, blue and red.

Famous presidents[edit]

Mario Matteini[edit]

On 9 March 2011 died Mario Matteini,[1][2] the historic president[3] who led the club from Seconda Categoria to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione, from 1999 to 2011.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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