Associazione Calcio Prato is an Italian association football club, based in Prato, Tuscany.

Prato
Full nameAssociazione Calcio Prato SpA
Nickname(s)Lanieri, Biancazzurri (White-blues)
Founded1908
GroundStadio Lungobisenzio,
Prato, Italy
Capacity6,800
ChairmanNicola Radici
ManagerMarco Amelia
LeagueSerie D
2021–22Serie D Group D, 7th
WebsiteClub website

Prato currently plays in Serie D/E, having last been in Serie B in 1964.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1908.

In season 2010–11 the team played in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione ranking 3rd and was beaten from Carrarese in the final of the play-off, but it was later admitted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione to fill vacancies.[1]

Colors and badgeEdit

The team's colors are blue and white.

Famous players and managersEdit

Notable former players include Christian Vieri, Alessandro Diamanti (2nd place at Euro 2012), Vittorio Rossi (Paolo Rossi's father), Massimo Maccarone, Massimo Oddo (World Champion in 2006), Alessandro Matri, Paolo Cecconi & Carlo Cudicini. Notable former managers include Giovanni Ferrari (World Champion in 1934 & 1938), Ferruccio Valcareggi & Enzo Bearzot (World Champion in 1982).

Current squadEdit

As of 2 October 2018[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
12 GK   ITA Edward Reggiani
13 DF   ITA Tommaso Cecchi
18 FW   ITA Andrea Rozzi
19 DF   ITA Matteo Ghimenti
27 GK   ITA Neri Bellesi
GK   ITA Matteo Brunelli
GK   ITA Andrea Fontanelli
DF   ITA Nicolas Di Filippo
DF   ITA Danilo Piroli
DF   ITA Claudio Sciannamè
DF   ITA Lorenzo Coselli
DF   ITA Giovanni Tomi
DF   ITA Gianluca Bassano
DF   ITA Nicola Ciabatti
DF   ITA Alessio Martini
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   ITA Giovanni Calosi
MF   URU Cristian Malán
MF   ITA Marcello Quinto
MF   ITA Lorenzo Benvenuti
MF   ITA Alberto Marini
MF   ITA Vincenzo Carrotta
MF   ITA Tommaso Lunghi
MF   CIV Zah Thomas Kouassi
MF   ITA Filippo Carli
MF   ITA Marco Sforzi
FW   ITA Leonardo Della Nina
FW   ITA Daniele Bazzoffia
FW   ITA Stefano Del Sante
FW   ITA Andrea De Simone
FW   CIV Mande Morrison Yahon

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player

HonoursEdit

LeagueEdit

Winners: 1940–41 (group E), 1945–46 (group A), 1948–49 (group C), 1956–57, 1959–60 (group B), 1962–63 (group B)
Winners: 1979–80 (group A), 1982–83 (group A), 2001–02 (group A)
Winners: 1953–54 (group E), 1976–77 (group E)

CupsEdit

Winners: 2000–01

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Calcio, Lega Pro; Ripescaggi: 5 in I Divisione e Rimini in II". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Rosa Giocatori Stagione 2015/16" (in Italian). A.C. Prato. Archived from the original on 27 November 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.

External linksEdit