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F.C. Rieti is an Italian association football club, based in Rieti, Lazio. The club currently competes in Serie C, the third tier of Italian football, playing home matches in the Centro d'Italia stadium.

Rieti
FC Rieti logo.png
Full nameFootball Club Rieti
Nickname(s)Gli Amarantocelesti (The Amaranth and Skyblue)
Founded1936; 83 years ago (1936)
GroundStadio Centro d'Italia -
Manlio Scopigno
,
Rieti, Italy
Capacity9,980
OwnerRiccardo Curci
ChairmanRiccardo Curci
CoachAlberto Mariani
LeagueSerie C
2018–19Serie C, 15th in Girone C
WebsiteClub website

Formed in 1936, the team took the current name in 1996. Its main achievement has been the promotion to second-tier Serie B in 1946.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1936 as Supertessile Rieti and refounded in 1948 as S.S. Rieti and 1996 with the current name.

In the seasons 1946–47 and 1947–48 it has played in Serie B.

In the seasons 2005–06 and 2006–07 it has played in Serie C2.

In May 2018, under the presidency of Riccardo Curci, the team was promoted to Serie C. Curci has been looking for buyers since then; at first greek businessman Manthos Poulinakis bought the team, but some months later withdrawed and sold it back to Curci.

Colors and badgeEdit

The team's colors are amaranth (Italian: amaranto) and sky blue (Italian: celeste).

HonoursEdit

  •   Regional Coppa Italia Lazio:
    • Winners 1: 2011–12

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 11 February 2019

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 Davide Costa
2   DF Simone Mattia
3   DF Stefano Scardala
4   DF Sandro Costa
5   DF Nicolò Gigli (Captain)
6   MF Giuseppe Palma
7   MF Matteo Cericola
8   FW Xavier Venâncio
12   GK Chastre
12   GK Daniele Lazzari
13   DF Tiziano Tiraferri
No. Position Player
15   MF Antonio Grillo
16   DF Tomás Dabó
21   DF Andrea Zanchi
22   GK Alex Spadini
24   DF Gianluca Gualtieri
26   MF Alessandro Marchi
27   GK Richard Marcone
29   MF Roberto Criscuolo (on loan from Sampdoria)
31   DF Armando Migliaccio
34   FW Sebastiano Svidercoschi
  DF Mirko Esposito (on loan from Salernitana)

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