A.C. Prato

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Prato
AC Prato logo.png
Full nameAssociazione Calcio Prato SpA
Nickname(s)Lanieri, Biancazzurri (White-blues)
Founded1908
GroundStadio Lungobisenzio,
Prato, Italy
Capacity6,800
ChairmanNicola Radici
ManagerAlessio De Petrillo
LeagueSerie D/E
2017–18Serie C/A, 19th (relegated)

Associazione Calcio Prato is an Italian association football club, based in Prato, Tuscany.

Prato currently plays in Serie D/E, having last been in Serie B in 1964.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1908.

In season 2010–11 the team played in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione ranking 3rd and was beaten from Carrarese in the final of the play-off, but it was later admitted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione to fill vacancies.[1]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are blue and white.

Famous players and managers[edit]

Notable former players include Christian Vieri who has played for Juventus F.C., A.C. Milan, Internazionale FC and ACF Fiorentina amongst others as well as Alessandro Diamanti who played for Fiorentina, Livorno, West Ham and currently Bologna and Massimo Maccarone, Massimo Oddo Paolo Cecconi and Carlo Cudicini. Notable former managers include Ferruccio Valcareggi and Enzo Bearzot.

Current squad[edit]

As of 2 October 2018[2]

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

No. Position Player
12 Italy GK Edward Reggiani
13 Italy DF Tommaso Cecchi
18 Italy FW Andrea Rozzi
19 Italy DF Matteo Ghimenti
27 Italy GK Neri Bellesi
Italy GK Matteo Brunelli
Italy GK Andrea Fontanelli
Italy DF Nicolas Di Filippo
Italy DF Danilo Piroli
Italy DF Claudio Sciannamè
Italy DF Lorenzo Coselli
Italy DF Giovanni Tomi
Italy DF Gianluca Bassano
Italy DF Nicola Ciabatti
Italy DF Alessio Martini
No. Position Player
Italy DF Giovanni Calosi
Uruguay MF Cristian Malán
Italy MF Marcello Quinto
Italy MF Lorenzo Benvenuti
Italy MF Alberto Marini
Italy MF Vincenzo Carrotta
Italy MF Tommaso Lunghi
Ivory Coast MF Zah Thomas Kouassi
Italy MF Filippo Carli
Italy MF Marco Sforzi
Italy FW Leonardo Della Nina
Italy FW Daniele Bazzoffia
Italy FW Stefano Del Sante
Italy FW Andrea De Simone
Ivory Coast FW Mande Morrison Yahon

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

Honours[edit]

Winners: 1940–41 (group E), 1945–46 (group A), 1948–49 (group C), 1956–57, 1959–60 (group B), 1962–63 (group B)
Winners: 1979–80 (group A), 1982–83 (group A), 2001–02 (group A)
Winners: 2000–01
Winners: 1953–54 (group E), 1976–77 (group E)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calcio, Lega Pro; Ripescaggi: 5 in I Divisione e Rimini in II". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Rosa Giocatori Stagione 2015/16" (in Italian). A.C. Prato. Archived from the original on 27 November 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.

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