U.S. Latina Calcio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Latina
U.S. Latina Calcio.png
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 Mark Iuliano
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 6 February 2015.[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
12 Italy GK Simone Farelli
22 Italy GK Raffaele Di Gennaro (on loan from Inter)
3 Italy DF Matteo Bruscagin
6 Brazil DF Ângelo
13 Republic of Macedonia DF Stefan Ristovski (on loan from Parma)
14 Ghana DF Masahudu Alhassan (on loan from Udinese)
15 Italy DF Paolo Hernán Dellafiore
16 Italy DF Andrea Milani (Captain)
23 Italy DF Riccardo Brosco
27 Italy DF Andrea Esposito
29 Italy DF Giuseppe Figliomeni
2 Ghana MF Nelson Atiagli
7 Italy MF Federico Viviani (on loan from Roma)
No. Position Player
8 Italy MF Marco Crimi
10 Uruguay MF Rubén Olivera
18 Italy MF Francesco Valiani
20 Algeria MF Najib Ammari
28 Morocco MF Nabil Jaadi (on loan from Udinese)
31 Italy MF Thomas Barone
34 Albania MF Romeo Shahinas
5 Belgium FW Abdelhakim Bouhna
9 Italy FW Michele Paolucci
11 Italy FW Gianluca Litteri
17 Italy FW Nicola Talamo
19 Italy FW Doudou Mangni (on loan from Atalanta)
21 The Gambia FW Ali Sowe (on loan from Chievo)
24 Morocco FW Soufiane Bidaoui (on loan from Parma)
35 Nigeria FW Nnamdi Oduamadi (on loan from Milan)

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
11 Georgia (country) FW Irakli Shekiladze (at Südtirol)
13 Ghana DF Nii Nortey Ashong (at Matera)
28 Italy MF Luca Ricciardi (at Pisa)
31 Italy FW Maikol Negro (at Salernitana)
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
25 Italy FW Gianmarco Torri
26 Italy DF Riccardo Maciucca
No. Position Player
30 Italy GK Riccardo Mazzoleni
31 Italy MF Thomas Barone

References[edit]

External links[edit]