A.C. Prato

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Prato
AC Prato logo.png
Full name Associazione Calcio Prato SpA
Nickname(s) Lanieri, Biancazzurri (White-blues)
Founded 1908
Ground Stadio Lungobisenzio,
Prato, Italy
Capacity 6,800
Chairman Nicola Radici
Manager Leonardo Acori
League Serie C/A
2016–17 Lega Pro/A, 17th

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

Prato currently plays in Serie C/A, 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 12 February, 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
2 Italy DF Tommaso Polo (on loan from Chievo)
3 Italy DF Davide Seminara (on loan from Empoli)
4 Italy MF Lorenzo Colli (on loan from Bologna)
5 Italy DF Ricardo Martinelli
6 Italy MF Mattia Bonetto (on loan from Inter)
7 Italy FW Tommaso Ceccarelli
8 Italy MF Ludovico Gargiulo (on loan from Empoli)
9 Italy FW Cristian Carletti (on loan from Carpi)
10 Italy MF Giammario Piscitella (on loan from Roma)
11 Italy FW Lorenzo Liurni
12 Italy GK Edward Reggiani
15 Italy DF Andrea Cistana (on loan from Brescia)
No. Position Player
17 Germany MF Nicola Guglielmelli (on loan from Verona)
18 Italy FW Andrea Rozzi
19 Italy MF Fabio Bertoli
20 Italy DF Raul Zucchetti (on loan from Virtus Entella)
21 Italy FW Tommaso Fantacci (on loan from Empoli)
22 Italy GK Fabrizio Alastra (on loan from Palermo)
23 Italy DF Daniele Ghidotti
24 Italy DF Luca Coccolo (on loan from Juventus)
26 Italy FW Luca Orlando
27 Italy GK Neri Bellesi
30 Nigeria FW Franklyn Akammadu (on loan from Cesena)
32 Italy DF Nicolò Casale (on loan from Verona)

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
Italy DF Gianluca Bassano (at Ghivizzano Borgo a Mozzano)
No. Position Player
Italy DF Matteo Vannucci (at Pianese)

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. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 

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