Acqui U.S. 1911

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Acqui
Acqui Calcio logo.png
Full name Acqui Unione Sportiva 1911
Founded 1911
Ground Stadio Jona Ottolenghi,
Acqui Terme, Italy
Ground Capacity 1,500
Chairman Ferruccio Allara[1]
Manager Arturo Merlo
League Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/B
2011–12 Serie D/A, 15th

Acqui Unione Sportiva 1911 is an Italian association football club, based in Acqui Terme, Piedmont. Currently it plays in Eccellenza.

History[edit]

Founded in 1911 on the initiative of three gymnastics clubs of the termale town (The Bagni, Arte et Marte and Acqui Club), the U.S. Acqui experienced its most successful period in the years following the founding: came to play in the Campionato Nazionale 1914-15, the last stop before the championship. It spent the next decades in Division I and Serie C, after World War II took part in mostly lower tournaments.

The club returned to Serie D in 2009-10 season after winning Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley Girone B.

In the 2011-12 season Acqui finished in 15th place in Serie D Girone A.

In summer 2012 it was excluded from Covisod for lack of documentation for to play in 2012–13 Serie D.[2] On 23 August 2012 the club was admitted in surplus in Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/B[3][4]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are white and black.

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