U.S. Latina Calcio

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Latina
U.S. Latina Calcio Logo.svg
Full name Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio
Founded 1945
1996 (A.S. Latina)
2007 (U.S. Virtus Latina)
2009 (U.S. Latina)
Ground Stadio Domenico Francioni,
Latina, Italy
Ground Capacity 8,999
Chairman Paola Cavicchi
Manager Mario Beretta
League Serie B
2013-14 Serie B, 3rd (Lost in playoff final)
Website Club home page
Current season

Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio (usually referred to as simply Latina), is an Italian association football club, based in Latina, Lazio. Currently it plays in Serie B.

History[edit]

Previous logo of the club

The club was founded in 1945 as Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio and subsequently re-established several times until 2009, when it attained its present name.

The team reached the Lega Pro Prima Divisione for the first time in 29 years,[1] after being promoted from the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione group C in the 2010-11 season. In 2013 they were promoted to Serie B.

On April 21, 2013 the club won its first trophy, the 2012-2013 "Coppa Italia Lega Pro",[2] after defeating Viareggio in the finals.[3][4]

Their first Serie B season ended up in third place and eventually losing in the playoff final against Cesena

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are black and blue.

Current squad[edit]

As of 27 August 2014.[5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Pietro Spilabotte
3 Italy DF Matteo Bruscagin
4 Italy DF Marcello Cottafava
5 Italy MF Alessandro Bruno
6 Brazil DF Ângelo
7 Italy MF Federico Viviani (on loan from Roma)
8 Italy MF Marco Crimi
9 Italy FW Michele Paolucci
11 Italy FW Andrea Petagna (on loan from Milan)
12 Italy GK Simone Farelli
13 Ghana DF Nii Nortey Ashong
15 Italy DF Paolo Hernán Dellafiore
16 Italy DF Andrea Milani (captain)
18 Italy MF Francesco Valiani
No. Position Player
19 Italy FW Doudou Mangni (on loan from Atalanta)
20 Italy FW Stefano Pettinari (on loan from Roma)
21 Italy DF Alberto Almici (on loan from Atalanta)
22 Italy GK Raffaele Di Gennaro (on loan from Inter)
23 Italy DF Riccardo Brosco
24 Italy DF Giuseppe Figliomeni
27 Italy DF Andrea Esposito
28 Italy MF Luca Ricciardi
29 Italy DF Andrea Rossi (on loan from Parma)
30 Brazil MF Guilherme Mazzoleni
Greece GK Vangelis Balasakis
Italy DF Vincenzo Tomei
Italy MF Alessandro Sbaffo (on loan from Chievo)
Italy FW Maikol Negro

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Italy MF Dario Maltese (at Reggiana)

Youth team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
33 Italy GK Riccardo Mazzoleni

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