Carrarese Calcio

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 [it]
Capacity9,500
ChairmanSalvo Zangari
ManagerAntonio Di Natale
LeagueSerie C Group B
2020–21Serie C Group A, 16th of 20
WebsiteClub website

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 27 September 2021[4]

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   ITA Gregorio Capponi
2 DF   ITA Salvatore Santochirico
3 DF   ITA Marco Imperiale
5 MF   ITA Thomas Battistella (on loan from Udinese)
7 DF   ITA Alessio Girgi (on loan from Atalanta)
8 MF   ITA Andrea Luci
9 FW   ITA Saveriano Infantino
10 FW   ITA Gianluca D'Auria
11 FW   ITA Elia Galligani
12 GK   ITA Simone Barone
13 FW   ITA Antonio Energe
14 MF   ITA Tommaso Bertipagani
15 DF   ITA Antonio Marino
17 MF   ITA Giovanni Foresta
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   ITA Matteo Figoli (on loan from Spezia)
19 MF   ITA Lorenzo Pasciuti
20 MF   EST Georgi Tunjov (on loan from S.P.A.L.)
21 DF   GRE Arensi Rota
22 GK   ITA Thomas Vettorel (on loan from Frosinone)
23 DF   ALB Sergio Kalaj
24 FW   FRA Abdou Doumbia
27 DF   ITA Davide Grassini
29 DF   ITA Alessandro Semprini
30 MF   ITA Simone Bramante
32 MF   ITA Andrea Mazzarani
47 GK   ITA Stefano Mazzini (on loan from Atalanta)
68 DF   ITA Omar Khailoti (on loan from Bologna)

HonoursEdit

Winners: 1982–83

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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