Carlo Carcano

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Carlo Carcano
Personal information
Date of birth 26 February 1891
Place of birth Varese, Italy
Date of death 23 June 1965(1965-06-23) (aged 74)
Place of death Sanremo Italy
Height 74
Playing position Central Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1913–1915 Alessandria
1915–1916 Internazionale 2 (0)
1919–1924 Alessandria
1924–1925 Atalanta 7 (0)
1925–1926 Internaples 8 (0)
National team
1915–1921 Italy 5 (1)
Teams managed
1925–1926 Internaples
1926–1930 Alessandria
1928–1929 Italy
1930–1934 Juventus
1934–1935 Genoa (assistant trainer)
1945–1946 Internazionale
1948 Internazionale
1949 Atalanta
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlo Carcano (26 February 1891 - 23 June 1965) was an Italian footballer and manager.


Carcano was born in Varese. As a player, he was a one club man, playing for Alessandria as well as representing Italy.

After he retired from playing, he moved into management to much acclaim; he led Juventus to four consecutive titles (a record) and also managed the Italian national football team. He died, aged 74, in Sanremo.


Honours achieved as a manager. He's the only coach to reach 4 League titles in a row in the history of Italian football.[1]

Carlin's Boys[edit]

In 1947 in Sanremo Carlo Carcano was one of the co-founder of A.S.D. Carlin's Boys,[2] a town football team famous above all for the youth sector[3] that in the 2014-15 season playing in Promozione Liguria A and obtaining the promotion to Eccellenza Liguria is the main team of the city. In the same season the club won also Coppa Italia of Promozione Liguria and the title of Champion of Promozione Liguria.

The current president is Renato Bersano, while the coach is Valentino Papa.

The club organizes, every year in the last week of August, the Torneo Internazionale Sanremo reserved for the category Allievi, with the participation of the most prestigious and famous junior teams of the world football.[4]