1984–85 U.C. Sampdoria season

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Sampdoria
1984-85 season
Chairman Paolo Mantovani
Manager Eugenio Bersellini
Serie A 4th
Coppa Italia Champions
Top goalscorer Trevor Francis (6)
Fausto Salsano (6)

U.C. Sampdoria recorded its best league season since 1960-61, thanks to a fourth place-finish. President Mantovani had surprised the football world by signing Liverpool stalwart Graeme Souness to the squad, and it paid off, with Souness adapting quickly to Italian football, also helping the team to win the 1985 edition of Coppa Italia, which was the first ever title for the club. The defensive line, with Moreno Mannini, Pietro Vierchowod and Antonio Paganin among the crew, was the main reason for the success, Sampdoria conceding just 23 goals in 30 league matches played. Quite a few of the players were still with the club when it finally won the league title in 1991.

Squad[edit]

Goalkeepers[edit]

Defenders[edit]

Midfielders[edit]

Attackers[edit]

Serie A[edit]

Matches[edit]

Topscorers[edit]

Sources[edit]

RSSSF - Italy 1984/85