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Carrarese Calcio 1908, commonly referred to as Carrarese, is an Italian football club based in Carrara, Tuscany. It currently plays in Serie C, having last been in Serie B in 1948.

Carrarese
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Full nameCarrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l.
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
I Giallazzurri (The Yellow and Bleus)
Gli Apuani (The Apuans)
I Marmiferi (The Marbles)
Founded1908
2016 (refounded)
GroundStadio dei Marmi,
Carrara, Italy
Capacity9,500
ChairmanSalvo Zangari
ManagerSilvio Baldini
LeagueSerie C/A
2017–18Serie C/A, 7th
WebsiteClub website

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HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1908.

In the season 2010–11 from Lega Pro Seconda Divisione group B, Carrarese was promoted in the play-off to Lega Pro Prima Divisione.

In 2016 Carrarese Calcio S.r.l. went bankrupt.[1] A new company Carrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l., successfully bid the sports title by refurbished the debt of Carrarese Calcio S.r.l.[2]

Colours and badgeEdit

The team's colours are light blue and white.

OwnershipEdit

Italian international and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (a native of Carrara and prominent supporter of the club) was a major shareholder of the club,[3] as part of a consortium that acquired the club in 2010; other shareholders include former Pisa Calcio chairman Maurizio Mian and long-time Serie A striker Cristiano Lucarelli.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 31 January 2019[4]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Stefano Mazzini (on loan from Atalanta)
2   DF Lorenzo Carissoni (on loan from Torino)
4   MF Daniel Kofi Agyei
5   DF Michele Murolo
6   DF Alberto Alari (on loan from Atalanta)
7   FW Massimo Maccarone
8   MF Giacomo Rosaia
10   FW Francesco Tavano
11   MF Tommaso Biasci
11   FW Emmanuel Latte Lath (on loan from Atalanta)
12   GK Alessio Rollandi (on loan from Genoa)
13   DF Luca Ricci
No. Position Player
17   MF Giovanni Foresta
18   FW Giuseppe Caccavallo (on loan from Venezia)
19   MF Kevin Piscopo (on loan from Genoa)
21   MF Cassio Cardoselli
22   GK Daniele Borra (on loan from Virtus Entella)
23   DF Giacomo Ricci (on loan from Parma)
27   FW Accursio Bentivegna
28   MF Ivan Varone (on loan from Cosenza)
30   MF Nicola Valente
32   MF Luigi Scaglia (on loan from Parma)
33   DF Francesco Karkalis (on loan from Pescara)

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
  DF Niccolò Maffini (at Real Forte)
  MF Francesco Miele (at Savona)
  MF Alessio Raffo (at Real Forte)
No. Position Player
  FW Nicola Aldrovandi (at Massese)
  FW Giuseppe Miele (at Ghivizzano Borgo a Mozzano)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pippo Russo (12 March 2016). "Carrarese, cronaca di una fine annunciata: Buffon è corresponsabile". calciomercato.com (in Italian). Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°453/A (2015–16)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Buffon absence fuels Man Utd rumours". Football Italia. 6 November 2010. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010.
  4. ^ "Rosa" (in Italian). Carraresecalcio.it. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2016.

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