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 Nicola Radici
Manager Leonardo Acori
League Lega Pro/A
2016–17 Lega Pro/A, -

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 17 August, 2016 [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 Riccardo Melgrati (on loan from Cesena)
Italy GK Thomas Saloni (on loan from Spezia)
Italy DF Luca Antonini
Italy DF Riccardo Martinelli
Italy DF Daniele Ghidotti
Italy DF Fabrizio Danese (on loan from Chievo)
Italy DF Lorenzo Benucci
Italy DF Alessandro Sobacchi (on loan from Inter)
Italy DF Fabio Catacchini
No. Position Player
Italy MF Matteo Cavagna
Italy MF Davide Carcuro
Italy MF Enrico De Micheli (on loan from Inter)
Italy MF Antonio Romano (on loan from Napoli)
Italy FW Francesco Tavano
Italy FW Roberto Ogunseye (on loan from Inter)
Italy FW Gabriele Moncini (on loan from Cesena)
The Gambia FW Ali Sowe (on loan from Chievo)
Italy FW Davide Di Molfetta (on loan from Milan)

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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