S.S. Verbania Calcio

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Not to be confused with F.C. Verbano Calcio.
Verbania
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Full name Società Sportiva Verbania Calcio
Nickname(s) Biancocerchiati (White-ringed)
Founded 1959
Ground Stadio Carlo Pedroli,
Verbania, Italy
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Francesca Pangallo[1]
Manager Alessandro Oliva
League Serie D/A
2012–13 Serie D/A, 9th

Società Sportiva Verbania Calcio, shortened as Verbania, is an Italian association football club located in the town of Verbania, Piedmont. Currently it plays in Serie D.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1959 after the merging of Libertas Pallanza and Verbania Sportiva that was founded in 1947 and played the season, 1947-48, in Serie C, the third level of Italian football.

The new club spent the majority of its history in the semi-professional and regional levels of Italian Football, in Serie D and Eccellenza; but in the early period of its history, it played 7 seasons in Serie C (currently Lega Pro Prima Divisione), from 1966-67 to 1972-73.

In the season 2011-12 it was promoted from Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/A to Serie D.

Colors, badge and Stadium[edit]

The clubs colour is white ringed by a blue-yellow-red strip and the club's home ground is the Stadio Carlo Pedroli.[2]

Notable players[edit]

One of the clubs most notable players is Maltese striker, Carmel Busuttil, who played over 100 times for Malta, and scored 23 international goals.

Honours[edit]

  • Coccarda Italia.svg Regional Coppa Italia Piedmont and Aosta Valley:
    • Winners 1: 2011-12

Notes and references[edit]

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