Alma Juventus Fano 1906

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Full name Alma Juventus Fano 1906
Nickname(s) Granata (The Dark-reds)
Founded 1906
Ground Stadio Raffaele Mancini,
Fano, Italy
Ground Capacity 8,800
Chairman Claudio Gabellini
Manager Oscar Brevi
League Serie C
2016–17 Lega Pro - Group B, 16th
Website Club website
Old club logo.

Alma Juventus Fano 1906, commonly known as Fano, is an Italian association football club located in Fano, Marche. The club currently plays in Serie C, the third tier of Italian football.


The club was founded in 1906 as Società Ginnastica Alma Juventus Fano, named by a professor of Latin "Liceo Guido Nolfi" di Fano.

The first team was called Fanum Fortunae and followed by Emilio Caiani of Milan who imported the not so famous football.

On May 13, 1915 in Circolo di San Paterniano, the city's patron, was born Alma Juventus Football Club among young players.

In 1925 the company raced the first regional championship of Marche, Terza Divisione.

In 1930 was inaugurated the new stadium "Borgo Metauro" now entitled to a player who played in the series of Fano further, Raffaele Mancini.

In 1935 it competed for the first time in Serie C, playing against famous teams such as Venezia, Vicenza, Rimini, Udinese, Treviso, Ancona, Mantova. That year, it also played a game against Milan.

During the fascist, eagle with the beam was the symbol of the team. After World War II the beam was replaced with the coat of arms.

Fano spend many years in Serie C1 and Serie C2, but didn't achieve promotion to Serie B. Some years Fano had been relegated to Serie D.

In the 2008–09 season Fano, which was playing in Serie D, after have been leading the championship for many turns, in the last days was exceeded by Pro Vasto, and finished second in the league, a position that allowed it to play in the playoffs and to participate in the 2009–10 Coppa Italia against Lumezzane.

In the 2009–2010 season the company was repechange in the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione after the failure of some companies. The last three seasons in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione Fano played in this category.

Colors and badge[edit]

The club's official color is garnet, a dark red color.

Home stadium[edit]

Stadio Raffaele Mancini, (1930–present)
Via Arturo Toscanini, 12, Fano, Italy 61032

The Raffaele Mancini stadium exists since 1930 and hasn’t changed much since then. Only the main grandstand received cover and over 500 seats, while to remaining stands, one alongside and one at end-side, remain uncovered terracing. When opened, it was commonly known as Borgo Metauro, but later adapted the name of Stadio Raffaele Mancini, honoring a player that ended his career with the team.[1]


As of 22 November 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Mirco Miori (on loan from Atalanta)
2 Italy DF Gianmarco Fabbri (on loan from Cesena)
3 Italy DF Marco Soprano (on loan from Genoa)
4 Italy MF Stefano Capellupo
5 Italy DF Manuel Ferrani
6 Italy DF Filippo Gattari
7 Italy MF Alberto Filippini
8 Italy MF Giorgio Schiavini
9 Italy FW Giordano Fioretti
10 Italy FW Domenico Germinale
11 Italy FW Daniele Melandri
13 Italy DF Stefano Lanini
14 Italy DF Nicola Camilloni
No. Position Player
15 Italy DF Rosario Damiano Maddaloni (on loan from Palermo)
16 Ghana MF Shaka Mawuli (on loan from SPAL)
17 Italy MF Vittorio Favo
18 Italy MF Federico Varano (on loan from Cesena)
19 Italy MF Alberto Torelli (on loan from Carpi)
20 Italy DF Andrea Masetti (on loan from Sassuolo)
21 Italy FW Alex Rolfini (on loan from Carpi)
22 Senegal GK Demba Thiam (on loan from SPAL)
23 Italy MF Rosario Costantino (on loan from Palermo)
27 Italy MF Andrea Lazzari
28 Italy DF Simone Fautario
29 Uruguay DF Cristian Sosa

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Italy MF Matteo Baldini (at Fabriano Cerreto)



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