Fiorentina Women's F.C.

The Fiorentina Women's Football Club, also known as the Fiorentina Women's FC, is an Italian women's association football club based in Florence, Italy and part of the professional football club ACF Fiorentina. The club was founded in 2015 when ACF Fiorentina acquired the Serie A license of the existing women's club A.C.F. Firenze.[1][2] Upon its foundation, Fiorentina Women's FC became the first ever professionally affiliated women's football club in the history of Italy.[3][4][5][6][7] The team competes in Serie A.

Fiorentina Women's Football Club
Fiorentina Women's FC Crest
Full nameFiorentina Women's Football Club
Nickname(s)Fiorentina, Viola, Gigliate
Short nameFiorentina Women's FC
FoundedJuly 2015; 6 years ago (2015-07)
StadiumStadio Gino Bozzi
Capacity3,800
ChairmanRocco Commisso
CoachPatrizia Panico
LeagueSerie A
2020–214th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

In the 2016–17 season, the Fiorentina Women's Football Club won both the Serie A Championship and the Coppa Italia Championship. This was the first scudetto for the club ACF Fiorentina since 1969 and also the first Serie A championship won by ACF Fiorentina's current owner Andrea Della Valle. On 17 June 2017, the club ACF Fiorentina won their first double.[8] The Fiorentina Women's FC for the second consecutive year became the Coppa Italia title holders for their 3–1 win over Brescia.[9] The Fiorentina Women's FC qualified to participate in the 2017–18 and 2018–19 UEFA Champions League competitions.[10][11][12]

The first president of the Fiorentina Women's FC was Sandro Mencucci, who was CEO of ACF Fiorentina.[13][14][15]

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 20 July 2021[16]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
5 DF   ITA Alice Tortelli
DF   ITA Federica Cafferata
DF   ITA Giorgia Fortunati
DF   ITA Maria Paola Mazzoni
DF   ITA Isabel Pirriatore
DF   ITA Francesca Vitale
DF   ITA Martina Zanoli
6 MF   GER Stephanie Breitner
8 MF   POR Cláudia Neto
9 FW   ITA Daniela Sabatino
11 MF   ITA Valery Vigilucci
12 MF   ITA Marta Mascarello
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW   ITA Martina Piemonte
20 FW   ITA Michaela Catena
MF   FRA Sarah Hutchet
MF   ITA Danila Zazzera
22 MF   ITA Sara Baldi
FW   ITA Melania Martinovic
FW   ITA Margherita Monnecchi
30 DF   ITA Martina Zanoli
71 GK   ITA Katja Schroffenegger
GK   ITA Camilla Forcinella
GK   ITA Sabrina Tasselli

CaptainsEdit

Former playersEdit

HonoursEdit

Finals

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°25/A (2015–16)" (PDF) (Press release) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation (FIGC). 16 July 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  2. ^ Comunicato LND n.5 del 20 luglio 2015||language=Italian
  3. ^ "Nasce la Fiorentina Women's Football Club, Mencucci: "Vogliamo fare la storia del calcio femminile"" (in Italian). La Nazione. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  4. ^ "In Italy, a Top Club Stands Alone in Supporting Women's Soccer". The New York Times. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Breaking down barriers in Italy as ACF Fiorentina starts first ever professionally affiliated women's football club". womenssoccerunited.com. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.calciodonne.eu/
  7. ^ "Fattori: Fiorentina are pioneers". FIFA. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Fiorentina Women's Un altro Trofeo La Loro Prima Coppa Italia" (in Italian). lanazione.com. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  9. ^ Nazione, La. "Coppa Italia, la Fiorentina Women's va in finale". La Nazione (in Italian). Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  10. ^ "Fiorentina Women's via alla gran festa" (in Italian). la Repubblica. 6 May 2017. Archived from the original on 6 May 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Fiorentina Create History With Maiden Title". FIFA.com. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Impresa Fiorentina Women's, la Champions ora è realtà" (in Italian). la Nazione. 16 June 2018. Archived from the original on 16 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  13. ^ "Ecco la Fiorentina Women's Football Club" (in Italian). La Repubblica. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  14. ^ "Mercato e società le scelte di Della Valle" (in Italian). la Repubblica. 28 March 2003. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  15. ^ "Dopo nove mesi resucita la Fiorentina" (in Italian). orig. Il Giornale della Toscana rep. violachannel.tv. 15 May 2003. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  16. ^ https://www.firenzeviola.it/acf-fiorentina-femminile/acf-femm-la-lista-delle-convocate-viola-per-il-ritiro-344438