Andrea De Falco

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Andrea De Falco
Personal information
Full name Andrea De Falco
Date of birth (1986-06-19) 19 June 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Ancona, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Ancona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Ancona 7 (0)
2004–2006 Fiorentina 0 (0)
2005 Pisa (loan) 9 (0)
2006–2007 Pescara 25 (2)
2007–2008 Taranto 25 (0)
2008–2011 Chievo 0 (0)
2008–2010 → Ancona (loan) 73 (5)
2010–2011 Sassuolo (loan) 35 (5)
2011–2014 Bari 65 (6)
2014 Juve Stabia (loan) 13 (0)
2014– Benevento 6 (0)
National team
2004 Italy U18[1] 4 (0)
2004–2005 Italy U19[1] 10 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2015.

† Appearances (goals)

Andrea De Falco (born 19 June 1986) is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Lega Pro club Benevento.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

He started his career at native club A.C. Ancona. He was awarded number 37 shirt of the first team on 24 January 2004.[2] After making 7 Serie A appearances for the team in the second half of 2003–04 Serie A, he was signed by new promoted Serie A team Fiorentina on a free transfer, which Ancona faced bankruptcy and condemnation to Serie C2.

After played a half season for the Primavera team, he was loaned to Pisa of Serie C1 in the second half of 2004–05 season. De Falco returned to Primavera team on 1 July and finished as runner-up of Campionato Nazionale Primaveram losing to Juventus 0–2.[3]

Pescara[edit]

De Falco was sold to Pescara (Serie B) in a co-ownership deal on 20 June 2006 for a peppercorn of five hundred euro,[4] joining Antonio Aquilanti.[5] In June 2007, Pescara bought De Falco outright by winning the auction between the club, for another five hundred euro.[6]

Chievo[edit]

De Falco was signed by Chievo in August 2007, for free.[7] However, he was immediately farmed to Taranto in another co-ownership deal, for a peppercorn of five hundred euro.[7] In June 2008 Chievo bought back De Falco for an undisclosed fee.

He returned to Ancona for the 2008/09 season, on loan along with Stefano Olivieri from Chievo.[8]

De Falco then spent 3 more seasons on loan, for Ancona again in 2009–10, Sassuolo in 2010–11 and Bari in 2011–12.[9] De Falco also played once for Chievo in 2011–12 Coppa Italia. Bari did not excised the option to sign De Falco in June 2012. However, the club did in August.

Bari[edit]

On 27 August 2012 De Falco was exchanged with Nicola Bellomo, plus €350,000 cash to Bari.[10][11] Both club retained 50% registration rights of their players. De Falco signed a three-year contract.[12] The co-ownership deals were renewed in June 2013. In January 2014 De Falco was signed by S.S. Juve Stabia in a temporary deal. In June 2014 Bari signed De Falco outright.

Benevento[edit]

On 16 July 2014 De Falco was signed by Benevento in a two-year contract.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FIGC (in Italian)
  2. ^ "Comunicato Stampa N°97 (2003–04)" (PDF). Lega Calcio (in Italian). Lega Serie A archive. 24 January 2004. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.campionatoprimavera.com/05_06/fasefinale/finale.html
  4. ^ ACF Fiorentina S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2006 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  5. ^ Mastrocola, Marcello (20 June 2006). "UFFICIALE: in due a Pescara dalla Fiorentina". tutto mercato web (in Italian). Retrieved 25 July 2010. 
  6. ^ ACF Fiorentina S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2007 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  7. ^ a b A.C. Chievo–Verona S.r.l. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2008 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  8. ^ "MERCATO. DE FALCO E OLIVIERI ALL'ANCONA". AC ChievoVerona (in Italian). 15 July 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2010. [dead link]
  9. ^ "De Falco also joining Bari". A.C. ChievoVerona. 27 August 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "De Falco to Bari; Bellomo to Chievo". A.C. ChievoVerona. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  11. ^ A.C. Chievo–Verona S.r.l. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  12. ^ http://corrieredelmezzogiorno.corriere.it/campania/media/fissi/pdf/bari_relazione.pdf
  13. ^ "Perfezionato l'accordo per De Falco" (in Italian). Benevento Calcio. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 

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