2003 (as A.S. Cosenza F.C.)
2007 (as Fortitudo Cosenza)
2011 (as Nuova Cosenza Calcio)
2013 (as Cosenza Calcio)
|Ground||Stadio San Vito,
|League||Lega Pro Seconda Divisione/B|
|2012-13||Serie D/I, 2nd|
Cosenza Calcio 1914
The club was founded in 1914 as Società Sportiva Fortitudo and renamed as Cosenza Calcio 1914 in 1920 and enjoyed a long time in the professional leagues, spending several years in the Serie B. They also won the Anglo-Italian Cup in 1983. In 2004, Cosenza 1914 finally folded.
In 2003 the club as refounded as A.S. Cosenza F.C., in 2005 it switched its denomination into Cosenza Calcio 1914.
In 2007 the club gave up its Serie D membership, but all the team players later joined new club Fortitudo Cosenza.
Following this, the new club renamed itself, taking the old historical denomination of Cosenza Calcio 1914 with the aim to rise up the Italian football pyramid. In 2011 the team was then excluded from professional Championship by Co.Vi.Soc. and it didn't appeal.
Nuova Cosenza Calcio
In summer 2011 the club was refounded as Nuova Cosenza Calcio and restarted from Serie D After a mediocre start, they sacked coach Enzo Patania and hired Tommaso Napoli. They won 9 and drew 7 without a loss to finish the regular season in second place to A.S.D. HinterReggio in Girone I and entered in the promotion playoffs. They won 6 in a row to become champions of the playoffs. The club won the promotion playoffs by beating SandonàJesoloCalcio 3-2 in the final, but not being automatically promoted shall remain still in Serie D.
2012-13 season as Cosenza Calcio
Colors and badge
The team's official colours are red and blue.
- "Cosenza" (in Italian). Lega Pro. Retrieved 2010-08-07.