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
Ground Capacity 6,800
Chairman Paolo Toccafondi
Manager Alessio De Petrillo
League Lega Pro/B
2014–15 Lega Pro/B, 14th

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

Prato currently plays in Lega Pro group B, 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 and Carlo Cudicini. Notable former managers include Ferruccio Valcareggi and Enzo Bearzot.

Current squad[edit]

As of 25 December 2015 [2]

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

No. Position Player
Italy GK Lorenzo Bardini
Italy GK Francesco Rossi
Italy DF Lorenzo Benucci
Italy DF Filippo Boni
Italy DF Fabio Formato
Italy DF Daniele Ghidotti
Italy DF Tommaso Ghinassi
Italy DF Matteo Lorenzo (on loan from Inter)
Italy MF Matteo Cavagna
Albania MF Isuf Çela
Italy MF Alessandro Corvesi
Italy MF Gianmarco Gabbianelli (on loan from Inter)
No. Position Player
Italy MF Riccardo Gaiola (on loan from Inter)
Italy MF Giulio Grifoni
Denmark MF Morten Knudsen (on loan from Inter)
Italy MF Matteo Serrotti
Italy MF Lapo Toccafondi
Portugal FW Aladje (on loan from Sassuolo)
Italy FW Lorenzo Benedetti
Italy FW Alessandro Capello (on loan from Cagliari)
Italy FW Cosimo Chiricò
Ivory Coast FW Cristian Kouamé
Nigeria FW Roberto Ogunseye (on loan from Inter)

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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