Alfonso De Lucia

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Alfonso De Lucia
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-11-12) 12 November 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Nola, Italy
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
0000–1999 Napoli
1999–2002 Parma
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2007 Parma 18 (0)
2003–2004 Salernitana (loan) 11 (0)
2007–2014 Livorno 109 (0)
2013 Nocerina (loan) 11 (0)
2015 Monza 10 (0)
National team
2003 Italy U-20 1[2] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alfonso De Lucia (born 12 November 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

Parma[edit]

De Lucia was signed by Parma A.C. from S.S.C. Napoli, as part of the deal of Paolo Cannavaro.

De Lucia made his professional debut as a replacement for injured Cláudio Taffarel during a Serie A league game versus AC Milan on 30 March 2002, at the age of 18. The following season De Lucia did not make any appearance, being later loaned out to Serie B side Salernitana for the 2003–04 season. After his return to Parma in July 2004, he served as a reserve for veteran keeper Luca Bucci, also managing to play 17 more games in three seasons.

Livorno[edit]

On 13 July 2007 De Lucia moved to Livorno.[3] He played the 2007–08 season again as a reserve, this time behind Italian international Marco Amelia. After Livorno's relegation to Serie B which persuaded Amelia to leave the club, De Lucia was promoted as first-choice goalkeeper, and served as a regular in the 2008–09 campaign that ended in a prompt return to the top flight as playoff winners. In 2009–10 Livorno signed Francesco Benussi and Rubinho as a backups for De Lucia. They played 16 games in Serie A.

De Lucia became the backup of Francesco Bardi in 2011–12 Serie B.

He was banned for 5 months in 2012 due to involvement in match-fixing scandal.[4]

In January 2013 he was loaned to Nocerina.

In June 2013 he was banned 6 months due to suing the chairman of Livorno without authorization.[5][6][7] In 2014 his contract with the club was terminated.

Monza[edit]

In January 2015 De Lucia was signed by Lega Pro struggler Monza.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alfonso De Lucia – Livorno – Campionato di Serie B" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Convocazioni e presenze in campo" (in Italian). FIGC.it. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Oggi presentazione di Volpe e De Lucia" (in Italian). AS Livorno Calcio. 13 July 2007. Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°101/CDN (2011–12)" (PDF). Commissione Disciplinare Nazionale (CDN) (in Italian). FIGC. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°82/CDN (2012–13)" (PDF). CDN (in Italian). FIGC. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°41/CGF (2013–14)" (PDF). Corte di Giustizia Federale (in Italian). FIGC. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "CGF: squalifica di 6 mesi per De Lucia" (in Italian). FIGC. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2016.