History of A.C. Voghera

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The history of Associazione Calcio Voghera started in 1919, following the bankruptcies in 1959, basedd in Voghera, Lombardy. It played at Stadio Comunale, in Voghera, with 4,000 seats.

Foundation[edit]

Associazione Vogherese Calcio was founded on 26 November 1919 at the Trattoria Pistone.

After a dozen championships between second and first division, in 1930 Vogherese loses the playoff for promotion to Serie B in Piacenza for three goals to two.

In 1932, the Italian national team played a friendly in Voghera, winning by six to two.

In the late 30's until 1942 the Vogherese will be called V.I.S.A. Voghera, only to return to A.V.C. Vogherese in championship 1942-43.

Between 1945 and 1948 was the peak for football in Voghera with three consecutive seasons in Serie B. Then the relegation to Serie C in the 50's, in 1959 the company is experiencing a severe financial crisis that leads to the cessation of sport.

Refoundation[edit]

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To continue the football tradition of A.C. Voghera, the Associazione Ragazzi Cairoli, founded in 1948 took the place of Vogherese, recovering only in 1994 the name of the bankrupt company, competing in amateur championships Lombard until it return to Serie D.

At the end of the 1980-81 season it was promoted to the Serie C2 in which it remained until the 1987-88 season.

Demoted in Serie D, it would still play between this league and Serie C2: it was relegated from C2 at the end of the 1998-99 season.

In 2005 the team after finishing the season in third place, won the play offs, but this was not enough to get the repechage to Serie C2.

In the 2010-11 season Voghera gained access to the Serie D promotion play-off advancing through the group stage to the semifinals, where it was eliminated by Rimini.

Liquidation[edit]

In summer 2013 the club wasn't able to enter 2013-14 Serie D and was so subsequently liquidated.

Colors and badge[edit]

Its colors were red and black.

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