U.S. Ancona 1905

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Full name Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905
Nickname(s) i Dorici (The Dorians)
i Biancorossi (The Red and Whites)
Founded 1905 (Ancona)
2004 (AC Ancona)
1948 (SS Piano San Lazzaro)
2010 (US Ancona)
Ground Stadio del Conero,[1]
Ancona, Italy
Ground Capacity 23,967
President Andrea Marinelli
Head coach Tiziano De Patre
League Lega Pro/B
2015–16 Lega Pro/B, 4th
Website Club home page

Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[2][3] commonly referred to as Ancona, is an Italian association football club based in Ancona, Marche. It plays in the Lega Pro league.


Football in Ancona[edit]

A.C. Ancona[edit]

Former AC Ancona logo

The origins of football in Ancona go back to 1905 when was founded Unione Sportiva Anconitana, changing its name to Ancona Calcio in 1982 and being refounded in 2004 as Associazione Calcio Ancona.
In the summer 2010, the club failed to join Serie B or any of the lower divisions and filed for bankruptcy.

US Ancona 1905[edit]

The club was founded in 1948 as Società Sportiva Piano San Lazzaro and after its 2nd place in Eccellenza Marche it was refounded in 2010, after failure join of the historical club,[4] changing its denomination to Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[5] maintaining the same league.
US Ancona 1905 becames so the new Ancona and then the main football club of the city, but it is not his legitimate heir not having yet acquired its brand and its sports title.[6]

2010–11 season[edit]

The club in the season 2010–11 obtains a prestigious "triplete":[7]

2011–12 season[edit]

The club in the season 2011–12 plays in Serie D group F with the objective of obtaining an immediate promotion to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. On 29 November 2011, after the incredible remount suffered with Riccione who drew 2–2 to sawing 2 goals in the final minutes[14] the coach Massimiliano Favo was sacked and substituted by Marco Osio,[15] until 3 February 2012 when he rescinds the contract by mutual agreement with the company. The new coach of the team becomes Sauro Trillini.[16] The team was ranked 3rd qualifying so for the Promotion playoffs, but it was eliminated from Sambenedettese in the second round.

Back to professionalism[edit]

In the 2013–14 season, Ancona won the Serie D title and thus ensured promotion to the 2014–15 Lega Pro, and back into professionalism.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's color are white and red-yellow.


Ancona 1905 play their home matches at the 25,000 capacity, Stadio Conero, located in the city of Ancona.

Current squad[edit]

As of 30 January 2017 [17]

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 Tommaso Scuffia
12 Italy GK Francesco Anacoura (on loan from Juventus)
2 Italy DF Aurelio Barilaro
6 Croatia DF Petar Kostadinović
13 Italy DF Luca Ricci
16 Italy DF Manuel Daffara
17 Italy DF Davide Moi
19 Italy DF Carlo Tassoni
19 Italy DF Giuseppe Nicolao (on loan from Napoli)
27 Hungary DF Dávid Forgács
28 Italy DF Nicola Bartoli
-- Italy DF Luca Cacioli
-- Italy DF Alessandro Di Dio
4 Italy MF Leandro Vitiello
5 Italy MF Luca Gelonese
8 Italy MF Lorenzo Bambozzi
No. Position Player
10 Ghana MF Daniel Kofi Agyei (on loan from Benevento)
15 Italy MF Davide Bariti
21 Italy MF Simone Battaglia (on loan from Roma)
25 Italy MF Francesco Papa
26 Italy MF Enrico Zampa
29 Italy MF Edoardo Ascani
29 Italy MF Giovanni Cristofari
30 Italy MF Nicola Bellucci
31 Italy MF Simone Farinelli
7 Italy FW Marco Fedriani (on loan from Roma)
9 Italy FW Luca Cognigni
18 Italy FW Michele Paolucci
20 Senegal FW Falou Samb (on loan from Genoa)
21 Italy FW Stefano Del Sante
23 Italy FW Matteo Momentè
24 Italy FW Davide Voltan (on loan from Genoa)


  1. ^ [1] Archived 24 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ http://www.pianosanlazzaro.it/Stampa/archivio/anno2010/Agosto/110810.pdf
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120424224624/http://www.laprovinciasportiva.net/news.asp?id=717. Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://msc.media.mscnetwork.com/PDFS/MSC_3_3554_2.pdf
  5. ^ "I biancorossi in Eccellenza si chiameranno Ancona 1905 • Vivere Ancona". Vivereancona.it. 
  6. ^ "Il sindaco annuncia il nome: "Sarà Us Ancona 1905"". il Resto del Carlino (in Italian). 10 August 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "Il Resto Del Carlino – Ancona – Ancona, 'Triplete' da sogno ma ora via di corsa dal dilettantismo". Ilrestodelcarlino.it. 
  8. ^ [2][dead link]
  9. ^ "L'Ancona ha vinto la Coppa Italia Dilettanti ed è promossa in serie D " Riviera Oggi". Rivieraoggi.it. 6 April 2011. 
  10. ^ "Calcio: l'Ancona 1905 vince il Campionato di Eccellenza, vittoria criticata • Vivere Senigallia". Viveresenigallia.it. 
  11. ^ "Corriere Adriatico". Corriereadriatico.it. 
  12. ^ [3] Archived 28 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ "Lazio – Città di Marino promosso in serie D – Notiziario del Calcio". Notiziariocalcio.com. 
  14. ^ http://www.riccione1929.it/RICCIONE-ANCONA-2-2-MARANI-E-SAVINI-RIACCIUFFANO-LANCONA.htm
  15. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120609060017/http://www.ancona1905.it/2011/11/primo-giorno-di-mister-osio/. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  16. ^ "Clamoroso ad Ancona: si dimette Osio. Panchina a Sauro Trillini « Riviera Oggi". Rivieraoggi.it. 3 February 2012. 
  17. ^ http://www.ancona1905.it/club/ancona-1905/

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