A.C. Prato

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Full name Associazione Calcio Prato SpA
Nickname(s) Lanieri, Biancazzurri (White-blues)
Founded 1908
Ground Stadio Lungobisenzio,
Prato, Italy
Ground Capacity 6,800
Chairman Andrea Toccafondi
Manager Vincenzo Esposito
League Lega Pro/B
2013–14 Lega Pro Prima Divisione/B, 10th

Associazione Calcio Prato is an Italian association football club, based in Prato, Tuscany.

Prato currently plays in Lega Pro group B, having last been in Serie B in 1964.


The club was founded in 1908.

In season 2010–11 the team played in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione ranking 3rd and was beaten from Carrarese in the final of the play-off, but August 4, 2011 it was later admitted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione to fill vacancies.[1]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are blue and white.

Famous players and managers[edit]

Notable former players include Christian Vieri who has played for Juventus F.C., A.C. Milan, Internazionale FC and ACF Fiorentina amongst others as well as Alessandro Diamanti who played for Fiorentina, Livorno, West Ham and currently Bologna and Massimo Maccarone, Massimo Oddo and Carlo Cudicini. Notable former managers include Ferruccio Valcareggi and Enzo Bearzot.

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 February, 2015. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Croatia GK Ivica Ivušić
Italy GK Massimo Gazzoli
Italy DF Simone Pasa
Italy DF Paolo Dametto
Italy DF Michele Rinaldi
Italy DF Cesare Rickler
Italy DF Daniele Ghidotti
Italy DF Federico Sorbo
Italy DF Michele De Agostini
Italy DF Andrea Bandini
Italy MF Lorenzo Tassi
Italy MF Matteo Cavagna
No. Position Player
Italy MF Andrea Romanò
Denmark MF Morten Knudsen
Italy MF Francesco Urso
Italy MF Gianmarco Gabbianelli
Italy MF Lorenzo Coccolo
Italy MF Giulio Grifoni
Italy MF Jacopo Fanucchi
Italy FW Riccardo Bocalon
Italy FW Raffaele Rubino
Nigeria FW Roberto Ogunseye
Ivory Coast FW Adama Fofana


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