A.S.D. Fidelis Andria 1928

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Fidelis Andria
Full name Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica
Fidelis Andria 1928
Nickname(s) Leoni Azzurri (Blue Lions)
Founded 1971 (as Fidelis Andria)
2005 (as Andria BAT)
Ground Stadio Degli Ulivi,
Andria, Italy
Ground Capacity 9,140
Chairman Francesco Lotito
Manager Nicola Ragno
League Eccellenza Apulia
2012-13 Lega Pro Prima Divisione/B, 13th

Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Fidelis Andria 1928 or simply Fidelis Andria is an Italian football club, based in Andria, Apulia.

The team currently plays in Eccellenza.


Fidelis Andria[edit]

The club was founded in 1971 as A.S. Fidelis Andria (Associazione Sportiva Fidelis Andria). With this denomination, the team played for years between Serie B and Serie C1: its last Serie B experience was in 1999.

Andria BAT[edit]

Andria BAT logo

The club was refounded in 2005 as A.S. Andria BAT[1] (Associazione Sportiva Andria BAT). BAT stands for Barletta-Andria-Trani, as in the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani.

The team played in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione from 2005-06 to 2008-09 season.

At the end of the 2008-09 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione season the team was admitted in Lega Pro Prima Divisione after the forced relegation of Avellino in Serie D. At the end of the 2012-13 Lega Pro Prima Divisione season the club was relegated after play-off, but didn't enroll in the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione league.

Fidelis Andria 1928[edit]

In its place, in summer 2013 a new team called A.S.D. Fidelis Andria 1928 was admitted to Eccellenza Apulia.[2]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are blue and white.

Notable former players[edit]


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