Dino Ballacci

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Dino Ballacci
Personal information
Full name Dino Ballacci
Date of birth (1924-05-24)24 May 1924
Place of birth Bologna, Italy
Date of death 6 August 2013(2013-08-06) (aged 89)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Bologna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1957 Bologna 306 (8)
1957–1958 Lecco 28 (1)
1958–1959 Portogruaro 27 (0)
National team
1953–1954 Italy B team 2 (0)
1954 Italy 1 (0)
Teams managed
1964–1965 Reggiana
1965–1966 Catanzaro
1966–1967 Catania
1967–1968 Prato
1969–1970 Catanzaro
1970–1973 Arezzo
1973–1974 Alessandria
1974–1976 Pistoiese
1976–1978 Arezzo
1980 Anconitana
1980–1982 Alessandria
1985–1986 Aesernia
1988 Alessandria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 March 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dino Ballacci (24 May 1924 – 6 August 2013) was an Italian footballer and manager.

Biography[edit]

Career[edit]

During his football career he became one of the most representative players of Bologna F.C. in the Fifties. He played more than 300 matches in rossoblù.[1]

In 1954 he played with Italy national team in the World Cup qualification match won 5–1 against Egypt national.[2]

Coach[edit]

As a coach, he led Catanzaro to a Coppa Italia final in 1966; he gained a promotion to Serie B with Alessandria (1973), a promotion in Serie C with Pistoiese (1974) and another promotion in Serie C1 again with Alessandria (1981).[3]

He retired in 1988.

Death[edit]

Ballacci died on 6 August 2013.

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