Salvatore Giardina

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Salvatore Giardina
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-06-03) 3 June 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth Catania, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1998–2001 Acireale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Belpasso
1998–2002 Acireale 41 (0)
2002–2003 Rossanese 18 (1)
2003–2005 Gela 60 (2)
2005 Chievo 0 (0)
2005–2006 Pisa 24 (1)
2006–2007 Chievo 0 (0)
2006–2007 Sassuolo (loan) 1 (0)
2007–2009 PortoSummaga 48 (3)
2009–2010 Cosenza 9 (0)
2010–2011 Gela 24 (1)
2011–2012 Alessandria 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 September 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Salvatore Giardina (born 3 June 1981) is an Italian footballer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Catania, Sicily, Giardina started his career with Eccellenza Sicily team Belpasso. He then played for Acireale. In 2002 he left for Serie D team Rossanese and in 2003 signed by Serie C2 club Gela. In 2005 he was signed by Serie A club Chievo along with Matías Claudio Cuffa. Chievo farmed both players to Serie C1 club Pisa in co-ownership deal. In June 2006 Chievo bought back both players and loaned Giardina to Serie C1 team Sassuolo.[1] In July 2007, Giardina reunited Cuffa at Serie C2 club PortoSummaga, which Giardina joined the club in co-ownership deal.[2][3] He follow the team promoted to Prima Divisione in 2008 and the team also bought him outright in June 2008.[4] He was released on 1 July 2009. In August, he left for fellow Prima Divisione team Cosenza.[5] In August 2010, he returned to Gela.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LANDOLINA AL PRATO, CARBONE E MENGONI AL FROSINONE". AC ChievoVerona (in Italian). 7 July 2006. Retrieved 27 February 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "La Lucchese fa tre colpi, la Ternana due". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 13 July 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sono in arrivo Giardina e Cuffa". Calcio Portogruaro Summaga (in Italian). 11 July 2007. Retrieved 6 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "COMPROPRIETA'. LUCA RIGONI ANCORA IN GIALLOBLU'". AC ChievoVerona (in Italian). 24 June 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2008. [dead link]
  5. ^ Sica, Stefano (25 August 2009). "UFFICIALE: Giardina al Cosenza". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Retrieved 6 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Comunicato Stampa 12 Agosto 2010". Gela Calcio (in Italian). 12 August 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010. [dead link]

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