Alberto Comazzi

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Alberto Comazzi
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-04-16) 16 April 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Novara, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Milan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Milan 2 (0)
1998–2000 Como (loan) 59 (1)
2000–2001 Monza 29 (0)
2001–2002 Lazio 0 (0)
2002–2010 Verona 193 (3)
2008–2009 Ancona (loan) 30 (0)
2010–2011 Spezia 25 (2)
2011–2012 Swindon Town 4 (0)
Total 349 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:10, 19 January 2012 (UTC).

Alberto Comazzi (born 16 April 1979) is an Italian footballer who is currently suspended by Italian Football Federation.

He last played for Swindon Town in the Football League Two as a defender.

Career[edit]

Italy[edit]

He developed in the youth team of Milan, his Serie A debut in the Rossoneri shirt was when he was 18 was on 1 June 1997 in the defeat (1–0) for the Rossoneri at the San Siro against Cagliari.

In the 1998–99 season, he was loaned to Como in Serie C1. After some initial difficulties, he became more successful there and so did the rest of the team, they chased leaders Alzano virescit. After finishing second, the Larians were eliminated during the playoff semifinals against Pistoia. The following season finished with Lariana in tenth place.

In 2000–01 he went to Monza in Serie B, at that time there were frequent changes of coach. He was then bought by Lazio, although failed to make an appearance in Serie A.

He was then transferred to Verona, with whom he was a regular starter with. He spent five seasons with them in Serie B, the last of which in 2006–07, was when the La Scala were relegated to Serie C1. He then stayed in Verona in the season after competing in 25 games (with a goal scored).

In July 2008 he moved on loan to Ancona.[1]

He signed an annual contract with Spezia, newly promoted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione on 8 July 2010.[2]

England[edit]

It was confirmed in June 2011 that Swindon Town manager Paolo Di Canio was interested in signing Comazzi for the 2011–12 season.[3] He officially signed for Swindon on 28 June.[4] In January 2012 his contract with Swindon Town was terminated.[5]

Italian football scandal[edit]

On 18 June 2012 Comazzi was suspended for 4 years due to 2011–12 Italian football scandal.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calciomercato, Comazzi all'Ancona" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 20 July 2008. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mercato: raggiunto l'accordo con il difensore Alberto Comazzi". Spezia Calcio (in Italian). 8 July 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Di Canio chasing Comazzi". Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Robins swoop to sign Comazzi". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Alberto Comazzi departs Swindon Town after seven months". BBC Sport. 19 January 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°101/CDN (2011–12)" (PDF). Commissione Disciplinare Nazionale (in Italian). FIGC. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 

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