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S.S. Sambenedettese S.r.l. is an Italian association football club, based in San Benedetto del Tronto, Marche. Sambenedettese currently plays in Serie C, the third tier of Italian football.

S.S. Sambenedettese Calcio logo.png
Full nameSocietà Sportiva
Sambenedettese S.r.l.
1994 (refound)
2006 (refound)
2009 (refound)
2013 (refound)
GroundStadio Riviera delle Palme,
San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy
ChairmanFranco Fedeli
ManagerPaolo Montero
LeagueSerie C
2017–18Lega Pro/B, 3rd



Former logo of U.S. Sambenedettese 1923


The club was founded in 1923 as U.S. Sambenedettese, having been 21 seasons in Serie B (last time in 1989) and 39 seasons in Serie C/LegaPro.[citation needed]

The first refoundationEdit

In 1994 the sports title of Sambenedettese S.p.A. was transferred to a new company named A.S. Sambenedettese Calcio that assumes the debts of the previous company.[citation needed]

The second refoundationEdit

In 2006 the sports title of S.S. Sambenedettese Calcio was transferred to a new company of the same name (P.IVA 01702690445).[1]

The third refoundationEdit

The club was refound in 2009 as U.S. Sambenedettese 1923 by the company U.S. Sambenedettese 2009 S.S.D. A.R.L.[citation needed]

In 2012–13 season it won Group F of Serie D, but it was not promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione as it was excluded by Federal Council's decision for incomplete documentation of submission to the league.[2] The company behind the club also changed the name to U.S. Sambenedettese 1923 S.r.l. at that time.[3]

The fourth refoundationEdit

In summer 2013 it was refound as A.S.D. Sambenedettese Calcio[4] by the entrepreneur Gianni Moneti restarting from Eccellenza.[citation needed] The season 2013/2014 sees the victory in Eccellenza Marche and the promotion in Serie D. The next year Manolo Bucci joined the company with Moneti. The new company aims to win the Serie D girone F, but at the end of season Samb was only 3rd and loses the first match of play-off. On June 17, 2015 Bucci leaves Sambenedettese and Moneti starts to find another partner.[citation needed]


August 4, 2015 Gianni Moneti, after two years, sells the company to Franco Fedeli that after two days submit repechage apply for Lega Pro to FIGC.[citation needed]

In 2016 Sambenedettese promoted back to Lega Pro as the Group F winner of 2015–16 Serie D. The club was known as S.S.D. Sambenedettese ARL at that time.[5]

At the start of 2016–17 season the company behind the club changed the name to S.S. Sambenedettese S.r.l. (P.IVA 02177180441), but marketing as S.S. Sambenedettese Calcio.


First team squadEdit

As of 17 January 2019[6]

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 Fabio Pegorin
2   DF Giacomo Biondi
3   DF Davide Di Pasquale
4   MF Luca Gelonese
5   DF Andrea Zaffagnini
6   DF Mirko Miceli
7   FW Alessio Di Massimo
8   MF Gabriele Bove
9   MF Francesco Stanco
10   FW Elio Calderini
12   GK Fabio Rinaldi
13   DF Vedran Celjak
14   DF Francesco Rapisarda (Captain)
No. Position Player
15   MF Simone Brunetti
16   DF Matteo Fissore (on loan from Alessandria)
17   MF Ludovico Rocchi
20   MF Carlo Ilari
22   GK Andrea Sala
23   MF Andrea De Paoli
24   DF Luigi D'Ignazio (on loan from Napoli)
26   DF Luca Cecchini
28   MF Francesco Signori
29   MF Lorenzo Panaioli
31   MF Cristian Caccetta
32   MF Andrea Russotto
  GK Antonio Santurro (on loan from Bologna)

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
  GK Matteo Raccichini (at Genoa U19 until 30 June 2019)
  DF Francesco Antonelli (at Campobasso until 30 June 2019)
  DF Alessio Calisto (at Trastevere until 30 June 2019)
  DF Andrea Gemignani (at Alessandria until 30 June 2019)
  DF Marco Nicola D'Intino (at Real Giulianova until 30 June 2019)
  DF Lorenzo Trillò (at Arzachena until 30 June 2019)
  MF Lorjan Haxhiu (at Grottammare until 30 June 2019)
No. Position Player
  MF Issa Maiga Silvestri (at Grottammare until 30 June 2019)
  FW Filippo Austoni (at Vis Artena until 30 June 2019)
  FW Mattia Bruni (at Avezzano until 30 June 2019)
  FW Edoardo Filoia (at Monterosi until 30 June 2019)
  FW Davide Sabatini (at Monterosi until 30 June 2019)
  FW Tommaso Tirabassi (at Montegiorgio until 30 June 2019)
  FW Andrea Tracanna (at Montegiorgio U19 until 30 June 2019)

Colors and badgeEdit

The team's colors are red and blue.


The main rivalry is with Ascoli. They are in the same province – Province of Ascoli Piceno.


  1. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 19 (2005–06)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 27 June 2006. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
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  3. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°22/A (2013–14)" [Press Release N°22/A (2013–14)] (PDF). Consiglio Federale (in Italian). Italian Football Federation (FIGC). 19 July 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°8 (2013–14)". Lega Nazionale Dilettanti (LND) Comitato Regionale Marche (in Italian). FIGC. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°59 (2015–16)" [Press Release N°59 (2015–16)] (PDF). LND Dipartimento Interregionale (in Italian). FIGC. 13 November 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Rosa" (in Italian). S.S. Sambenedettese. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016.

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