Felice Piccolo

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Felice Piccolo
Personal information
Full name Felice Piccolo
Date of birth (1983-08-27) 27 August 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Pomigliano d'Arco, Italy
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
CFR Cluj
Number 13
Youth career
Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Juventus 0 (0)
2002–2003 Lucchese (loan) 24 (1)
2003–2004 Como 35 (0)
2004–2006 Reggina 8 (0)
2005–2006 Lazio (loan) 2 (0)
2006–2007 Juventus 7 (0)
2007–2010 Empoli 41 (0)
2009–2010 Chievo (loan) 0 (0)
2010–2014 CFR Cluj 86 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Felice Piccolo (born 27 August 1983 in Pomigliano d'Arco, Naples) is an Italian football player. He plays in the defensive position and currently plays for Romanian side CFR Cluj.

Career[edit]

Juventus & various loans[edit]

Piccolo started his football career with Juventus youth team. Though he did not make any appearances and was loaned out to Serie C1 Tuscan side Lucchese in order to gain some first team experience. Piccolo scored once for the club and took part to 24 games.

The 2003–04 season saw the player farmed out once more, this time to Serie B side Como (in co-ownership deal), being a regular in their first team and playing 35 times. As part of a co-ownership deal, Piccolo moved to Reggina the next year, for €1.25M.[2]

He then spent a brief spell on loan at Lazio in Serie A during 2005–06. Piccolo then returned to Juventus after the co-ownership deal with Reggina was resolved in Juve's favour for undisclosed fees. He was offered a 2-year deal which last until June 2008. In the 2006–07 Serie B campaign for the bianconeri, Piccolo played a total of seven matches.

Empoli[edit]

In July 2007, half of Piccolo's registration rights was sold to Empoli F.C.[3] for €125K.[4] Teammate Claudio Marchisio also joined the club.

In summer 2008, Empoli gained full ownership for €300K.[5]

After played once for Empoli at the start of season,[6] he moved to Chievo on loan, in exchange with Angelo Antonazzo.

On 12 February 2010 Chievo loaned the defender out, until the end of season to CFR Cluj.[7]

On 22 June, it was announced that Piccolo was signed by CFR Cluj outright.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Felice Piccolo" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 28 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Reports and Financial Statements at 30 June 2005". Juventus FC. 25 October 2005. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Empoli employ Juventus duo". UEFA.com. 24 July 2007. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Reports and Financial Statements at 30 June 2007". Juventus FC. 16 October 2007. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Reports and Financial Statements at 30 June 2008". Juventus FC. 28 October 2008. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Il Bari saluta la Coppa Italia" (in Italian). AS Bari. 16 August 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "FELICE PICCOLO MOVES TO CLUJ". AC ChievoVerona. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2010. [dead link]

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