A.S. Martina Franca 1947
|Full name||Associazione Sportiva Martina Franca 1947|
|Ground||Stadio Gian Domenico Tursi,
Martina Franca, Italy
|Chairman||Donato Muschio Schiavone|
|Manager||Giuseppe Di Meo|
|League||Lega Pro Seconda Divisione/B|
|2012-13||Lega Pro Seconda Divisione/B, 12th|
Associazione Sportiva Martina Franca 1947 (usually referred to as simply Martina Franca or Martina) is an Italian association football club, based in Martina Franca, Apulia. Currently it plays in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
The club was founded in 1947.
The club needed new financial backers, but with its relegation to Italy's fourth level of professional football, no investors were found and the club decided not to field a team for the 2008–09 season.
The following season has won the Promozione Apulia playoffs and the promotion to 2010-11 Eccellenza. The company Ostuni Sports, militant in Serie D, Martina proposes an exchange of sports titles that would allow a double promotion, but after a first initial interest in the company it was decided to give up and then participate in Eccellenza Apulia.
In the 2010/2011 season after a long struggle with Cerignola, which ended only in extra time of the promotion playoff Martina was finally promoted to 2011-12 Serie D.
Serie D 2011-12
Colors and badge
The team's colors are blue and white.
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