Andrea Sottil

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Andrea Sottil
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-01-04) 4 January 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Venaria Reale, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Siracusa Calcio (manager)
Youth career
1991–1992 Torino
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 Torino 13 (0)
1994–1996 Fiorentina 33 (1)
1996–1999 Atalanta 91 (2)
1999–2003 Udinese 87 (6)
2003–2004 Reggina 24 (1)
2004–2005 Genoa 33 (1)
2005–2008 Catania 66 (1)
2008–2009 Rimini 37 (1)
2009–2010 Alessandria 26 (0)
National team
1990–1992 Italy U19 17 (1)
1994 Italy U21 1 (0)
Teams managed
2011–2012 U.S. Siracusa
2012–2013 Gubbio
2013–2014 Cuneo
2014–2015 Paganese
2015– Siracusa Calcio
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andrea Sottil (born 4 January 1974) is an Italian former footballer, who played as a defender, and the current coach of Siracusa Calcio.

Career[edit]

Player[edit]

Sottil started his career with Torino and made his Serie A debut on 6 December 1992, in a 1–1 draw to Foggia. In 1994, he left Torino to join Fiorentina, then moving to Atalanta later in 1996. In 1999, he moved to Udinese, where he also had the opportunity to play at continental level in the UEFA Cup.

Sottil was signed by Reggina in co-ownership deal in summer 2003, along with team-mate Gonzalo Martínez. In summer 2005, he was signed by Catania, which he was the regular starter in the first two-season, but only played 7 games in 2007–08 Serie A.

In August 2008, he was signed by Rimini.[1] In July 2009 he left for Alessandria.[2] for[3] He retired at the end of the 2010–11 season, totaling over 200 games at Serie A level throughout his career.

Coach[edit]

Soon after retirement, Sottil passed the category 2 (UEFA A) coaching exam in June 2011.[4] Later in the summer he was appointed new head coach of Lega Pro Prima Divisione club U.S. Siracusa, with the goal of leading the ambitious Sicilians into the battle to promotion in the Serie B league.[5]

In 2012, he was the coach of Gubbio in Lega Pro Prima Divisione. In 2013, he is the coach of A.C. Cuneo in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.[6] He was fired on 7 January 2014.[7] Ezio Rossi replaced Sottil on the next day.[8]

In 2015 Sottil returned to Siracusa for A.S.D. Città di Siracusa. The club was promoted to Lega Pro as Siracusa Calcio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colpo di mercato: preso SOTTIL !" (in Italian). Rimini Calcio FC. 26 August 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "UFFICIALE: tris per l'Alessandria: c'è anche Andrea Sottil" (in Italian). tuttomercatoweb.com. 22 July 2009. Retrieved 8 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "E' ufficiale l'ingaggio di Andea Sottil". Alessandria Calcio (in Italian). 22 July 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Baggio's new life As a professional coach". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 18 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "UFFICIALE: Andrea Sottil è il nuovo allenatore del Siracusa" [OFFICIAL: Andrea Sottil new Siracusa head coach] (in Italian). TuttoMercatoWeb. 25 June 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Andrea Sottil è il nuovo allenatore del Cuneo" (in Italian). AC Cuneo 1905. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Esonerato il tecnico Andrea Sottil" (in Italian). AC Cuneo 1905. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Il ritorno di Ezio Rossi" (in Italian). AC Cuneo 1905. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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