U.S. Latina Calcio

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Latina Calcio
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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 Roberto Breda
League Serie B
2012-13 Lega Pro Prima Divisione/B, 3rd (playoff winner)

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.

Their first Serie B season ended up in third place and now waiting in the semi-final of the play-off tournament for the last ticket to Serie A.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are black and blue.

Current squad[edit]

As of 30 January 2014.[2]

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 Alessandro Iacobucci (on loan from Parma)
3 Italy DF Matteo Bruscagin
4 Italy DF Marcello Cottafava
5 San Marino MF Alessandro Bruno
7 Italy MF Federico Viviani (on loan from Roma)
8 Italy MF Marco Crimi (on loan from Grosseto)
9 Brazil FW Jefferson
10 Italy MF Alberto Gerbo
11 Italy FW Michele Paolucci
12 Italy GK Andrea Tozzo (on loan from Sampdoria)
13 Republic of Macedonia DF Stefan Ristovski (on loan from Parma)
15 Italy FW Juri Cisotti (on loan from Chievo)
16 Italy DF Andrea Milani (captain)
17 Portugal MF Fábio Nunes
No. Position Player
18 Italy MF Stefano Morrone (on loan from Parma)
19 Ghana DF Masahudu Alhassan (on loan from Udinese)
21 Italy MF Karim Laribi (on loan from Sassuolo)
23 Italy DF Riccardo Brosco (on loan from Parma)
24 Italy DF Marco Baldan (on loan from Nocerina)
25 Italy FW Cosimo Chiricò (on loan from Parma)
27 Italy DF Andrea Esposito
28 Italy MF Luca Ricciardi
29 Italy DF Vincenzo Tomei
30 Italy DF Alberto Massacci (on loan from Modena)
31 Algeria FW Abdelkader Ghezzal (on loan from Parma)
32 Italy DF Giuseppe Figliomeni
33 Brazil FW Jonathas
34 Italy GK Matteo Forzati

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
6 Italy MF Dario Maltese (at L'Aquila)
26 Italy DF Francesco Manni (at Borgo Podgora)
29 Italy FW Maikol Negro (at Benevento)
Italy DF Claudio Cafiero (at Aprilia)
No. Position Player
Italy MF Matteo Barbazza (at Borgo Podgora)
Italy FW Antonio Pagliaroli (at Torres)
Italy FW Adriano Montalto (at Martina)

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
2 Italy MF Federico Blandino
20 Italy MF Simone Addessi
No. Position Player
35 Italy DF Federico Celli
36 Italy FW Gianmarco Peressini

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