A.S.D. Imperia

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Imperia logo.jpg
Full name Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Imperia
Founded 2006 (RivieraPontedassio2006)
2008 (P.R.O. Imperia)
Ground Stadio Nino Ciccione,
Imperia, Italy
Ground Capacity 3,300
Chairman Fabrizio Gramondo
Manager Gianluca Bocchi
League Eccellenza Liguria
2013–14 Eccellenza Liguria, 9th

Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Imperia commonly referred to as simply Imperia (formerly A.S.D. Pro Imperia), is an Italian association football club located in Imperia, Liguria and since 13 July 2012, after the disappearance from football of the former Imperia Calcio, the club is the main team of the city.[1]

In the 2011–12 season the club has played in Serie D after promotion from Eccellenza Liguria.

In the 2011–12 and in the 2012–13 seasons in Serie D, when the club was relegated to Eccellenza Liguria, it has been the team more representative of the province of Imperia.[2]


Football in Imperia[edit]

Former logo Imperia Calcio

From U.S. Imperia to A.S.D. Imperia Calcio[edit]

The origins of football in Imperia go back to 1923 when was founded Unione Sportiva Imperia and refounded in 1987 as A.S. Imperia '87 and in 2008 by the last President Antonio Gagliano with A.S.D. Imperia Calcio, changing the name of the club Progetto Olimpia Imperia created in 2007. Since 2012 the club is disbanded.

From A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006 to A.S.D. Imperia[edit]

A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006[edit]

The club was founded in 2006 as A.S.D. RivieraPontedassio 2006 after the merger with Riviera Calcio Imperia (founded in 1970) and Valle Impero Pontedassio, a club born in 1983.[3]

From P.R.O. Imperia to Pro Imperia[edit]
From Prima Categoria to Serie D[edit]

In 2008 the club merged with Onegliese and SanBart 80 and changed its name in A.S.D. P.R.O. Imperia. P.R.O stands for Pontedassio, Riviera and Onegliese.[4] In 2010 the club changed its name to A.S.D. Pro Imperia and was promoted to Serie D in the 2010–11 season, obtained by winning the promotion play-off of Eccellenza Liguria,[5] after an ascent started in Prima Categoria in the 2008–09 season.

2011–12 season[edit]

In its first season in Serie D the former Pro Imperia was ranked 10th with 13 victories, 11 draws and 12 defeats with 46 goals for and 49 against, for a total of 50 points.[6]

  • First leg

In the half of the season in Serie D the team was ranked 12th with 6 victories, 7 draws and 5 defeats with 23 goals for and 26 against, for a total of 25 points.[7]

The six victories have been obtained:

In the second round of the season the club won 7 matches with 4 draws and 7 defeats with 23 goals for and 23 against, for a total of 25 points.

The seven victories have been obtained:

A.S.D. Imperia[edit]

On 13 July 2012 the club was renamed A.S.D. Imperia following the disappearance from football of the former Imperia Calcio.[21]

2012–13 season[edit]

In a disastrous and incredible season in its second championship in Serie D, the team was ranked 18th, in the last place and was so relegated to Eccellenza, with 6 victories, 2 draws and 26 defeats with 33 goals for and 89 against, for a total of 20 points

  • First leg

In a half of the season the team was ranked 18th with only 2 victories, 1 draw and as many as 14 defeats (of which ten consecutive) with 10 goals for and 38 against, for a total of only 7 points.

The two victories have been obtained at away in Asti against Asti for 1–0[22] and in Trezzano sul Naviglio against Trezzano for 2–1.[23]

  • Second leg

In the second round of the season the club won 4 matches with 1 draw and 12 defeats with 23 goals for and 51 against, for a total of 13 points.

The four victories have been obtained:

2013–14 season[edit]

The team was ranked 9th in Eccellenza Liguria.

Colors and badge[edit]

Since 13 July 2012 the team has changed its colors from white (the historic color of Riviera Calcio), black and blue to black and blue (the traditional colors of former Imperia Calcio).

Current squad[edit]

To see the players of the current team click here.


The club has established relationships of friendship with Siena club, after having hosted the team of Serie A during the winter retreat of the season 2011–12.[28]


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  2. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/09/domenica-11-settembre-presso-stadio.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 18 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  5. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/12/2011-per-la-pro-un-anno-eccezionale.html
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  7. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/12/giornata-pro-pro.html
  8. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/09/albese-pro-imperia-1-2.html
  9. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/09/pro-imperia-asti-1-0.html
  10. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/11/pro-imperia-cantu-sanpaolo.html
  11. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/12/pro-imperia-lascaris.html
  12. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/12/pro-imperia-verbano-1-0.html
  13. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2011/12/pro-imperia-bogliasco-dalbertis.html
  14. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2012/01/fine-1-tempo-folgore-caratese-pro.html
  15. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/2012/01/asti-pro-imperia-1-2.html
  16. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.it/2012/03/naviglio-trezzano-pro-imperia.html
  17. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.it/2012/04/cantu-san-paolo-pro-imperia.html
  18. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.it/2012/04/lascaris-pro-imperia.html
  19. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.it/2012/01/pro-imperia-derthona.html
  20. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.it/2012/04/aggiornam-pro-imperia-villalvernia-vb-1.html
  21. ^ http://www.puntosanremo.it/news/2012/07/13/ufficiale-nella-prossima-stagione-ci-sara-una-sola-imperia-calcio-in-serie-d_4d24b0cb-b5ab-433f-b1b4-a439a2c592bd[permanent dead link]
  22. ^ http://www.asdimperia.blogspot.it/2012/09/asti-imperia.html
  23. ^ http://www.asdimperia.blogspot.it/2012/09/trezzano-imperia.html
  24. ^ http://www.asdimperia.blogspot.it/2013/01/imperia-derthona.html
  25. ^ http://www.asdimperia.blogspot.it/2013/02/imperia-trezzano.html
  26. ^ http://asdimperia.blogspot.it/2013/01/tortona-villalvernia-1-3.html
  27. ^ http://asdimperia.blogspot.it/2013/03/verbania-imperia.html
  28. ^ http://proimp.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2011-01-01T00:00:00%2B01:00&updated-max=2012-01-01T00:00:00%2B01:00&max-results=50

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