Davide Capello

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Davide Capello
Personal information
Full name Davide Ugo Capello
Date of birth (1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Nuoro, Italy
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Cagliari
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Cagliari 2 (0)
2005 Belluno (loan) 11 (0)
2005–2007 Olbia 5 (0)
2007–2008 Nuorese 7 (0)
2008–2009 Alghero 8 (0)
2009–2013 Budoni[1] 48 (0)
2013 Savona 1 (0)
Total 82 (0)
National team
2004 Italy U20 3 (0)
2005 Italy Mediterranean 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Davide Ugo Capello (born 27 September 1984) is a former Italian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

Born in Nuoro, Sardinia, Capello started his career at Sardinian side Cagliari. During the 2002–03 season, due to the suspension of Armando Pantanelli, he played as Paolo Mancini's backup on 26 January 2003 against Venezia. He won promotion to Serie A as Serie B Runner-up in 2004. He was the third keeper behind Gennaro Iezzo and Fanis Katergiannakis in 2004–05 Serie A season. In January 2005, he left for Belluno in exchange with Luca Tomasig. In August 2005, he left for Olbia in co-ownership deal.[2] In January 2007, he left for Nuorese.[3] In the 2008–09 season, he played for Alghero and in the 2009–10 season he played for Serie D side Budoni.[4]

In July 2013 he joined Savona as goalkeeping coach,[5] however he also played once for the first team. In December 2013 he returned to Sardinia[6] and worked in the Fire Department.[7]

International career[edit]

In 2004, Capello was call-up to the Italy U20 team (U21 feeder team) and played 3 times. In 2005 he was called to Italy U21 B team specially for 2005 Mediterranean Games, for a preparation match against Serie D Best XI.[8] He played his only match with the team against Morocco.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fullsoccer.eu/giocatori.php?giocatore=CAPELLO%20Davide
  2. ^ "NUOVI TRASFERIMENTI". Cagliari Calcio (in Italian). 2005-08-06. Retrieved 2010-03-30. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Christian Seu (2007-01-23). "UFFICIALE: Nuorese, presi Chigou e Capello". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Campionato, Boville - Budoni 1-0". budonicalcio.com (in Italian). 2009-10-25. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  5. ^ "La prima conferenza stampa: tutte le novità" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Il Savona Fbc saluta Davide Capello" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 28 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ha firmato Stefano Ancona" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "TOP 11 SERIE D: i convocati delle squadre partecipanti all'evento di Macerata". Serie D News (in Italian). 27 May 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  9. ^ "Azzurri, un pari vale la qualificazione". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 28 June 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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