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 20 November 2013. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Italy GK Matteo Brunelli
Italy GK Stefano Layeni
Italy DF Giuliano Lamma
Italy DF Michele De Agostini
Italy DF Andrea Saitta
Italy DF Tommaso Ghinassi
Italy DF Alessandro Malomo
Italy DF Andrea Bagnai
Italy MF Alessandro Corvesi
Italy MF Mattia De Pasquale
Italy MF Giulio Grifoni
No. Position Player
Italy MF Matteo Serotti
Albania MF Isuf Cela
Italy MF Matteo Cavagna
Uruguay MF Marcel Roman
Italy FW Christian Tiboni
Italy FW Matteo Celentano (on loan from Spezia)
Brazil FW Reis
Italy FW Eric Lanini (on loan from Juventus)
Italy FW Tommaso Papini
Italy FW Nicola Benedetti
Croatia GK Ivica Ivušić


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