S.S. Sambenedettese Calcio

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.

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Full nameSocietà Sportiva
Sambenedettese S.r.l.
1994 (refound)
2006 (refound)
2009 (refound)
2013 (refound)
GroundStadio Riviera delle Palme,
San Benedetto del Tronto
ChairmanDomenico Serafino
ManagerPaolo Montero
LeagueSerie C
2019–20Serie C Group B, 10th of 20
WebsiteClub website



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 31 January 2020[6]

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 Antonio Santurro (on loan from Bologna)
2 DF   ITA Giacomo Biondi
3 DF   ITA Lorenzo Trillò
4 MF   ITA Luca Gelonese
6 DF   ITA Mirko Miceli
7 FW   ITA Alessio Di Massimo
8 MF   ITA Diego Cenciarelli
9 FW   ITA Iacopo Cernigoi (on loan from Salernitana)
10 FW   ITA Emilio Volpicelli (on loan from Salernitana)
11 MF   ITA Marco Piredda
12 GK   ITA Samuele Massolo
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 DF   ITA Luigi Carillo (on loan from Genoa)
14 DF   ITA Francesco Rapisarda (Captain)
17 MF   ITA Ludovico Rocchi
18 FW   ITA Marco Frediani (on loan from Parma)
20 FW   ITA Francesco Orlando (on loan from Salernitana)
22 GK   ITA Lorenzo Fusco
23 DF   ITA Davide Di Pasquale
24 FW   ITA Francesco Grandolfo
29 MF   ITA Lorenzo Panaioli
30 DF   ITA Andrea Gemignani
33 MF   ITA Federico Angiulli (on loan from Catania)

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.


Winners: 1991–92


  1. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 19 (2005–06)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 27 June 2006. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.ilrestodelcarlino.it/ascoli/sport/calcio/2013/07/25/925174-sambenedettese-ricorso-respinto-lega-pro.shtml
  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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