Davide Nicola

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Davide Nicola
Davide Nicola - 2012 - AS Livorno Calcio.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-03-05) March 5, 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Luserna San Giovanni, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Crotone (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–2001 Genoa 166 (4)
1993–1994 Fidelis Andria (loan) 26 (0)
1994–1995 Ancona (loan) 27 (0)
1998–1999 Pescara (loan) 7 (0)
2002–2005 Ternana 94 (5)
2004–2005 Siena (loan) 15 (0)
2005–2006 Torino 35 (1)
2006–2007 Spezia 28 (0)
2007–2008 Ravenna 14 (0)
2008–2011 Lumezzane 49 (1)
Total 461 (11)
Teams managed
2010–2012 Lumezzane
2012–2014 Livorno
2014–2015 Bari
2016– Crotone
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Davide Nicola (born March 5, 1973 in Luserna San Giovanni) is an Italian football former player and manager of Crotone.

Career[edit]

Player[edit]

During his time in Genoa C.F.C. he was noted for kissing a policewoman on the sideline after a goal.[1] He also helped the club to lift the 1996 Anglo-Italian Cup.

In the Serie B 2005–06 playoffs he scored a goal that gave his Torino F.C. a promotion to Serie A. In the 2006/07 season of Serie B his good play for Spezia Calcio in the last few games contributed to Spezia avoiding relegation.

He only played in the Serie A for one season in the 2004/05 season (15 games for A.C. Siena).

Coach[edit]

On July 2010 he retired from player at Lumezzane in order to replace outgoing head coach Leonardo Menichini at the helm of the club.[2] On 28 June 2011 his contract was renewed.[3]

In the season 2012-13 he is the head coach of Livorno in Serie B. In January 2014, Livorno sacked Nicola with the club second-from-bottom in the Serie A table.[4]

On 21 April 2014, Nicola was appointed manager of Livorno again. [5]

On 17 November 2014 he became F.C. Bari new manager. [6]

On 23 June 2016 he was appointed manager of Serie A newcomers Crotone.[7]

Managerial statistics[edit]

All competitive league games (league and domestic cup) and international matches (including friendlies) are included.

As of 23 April 2017
Team Nat Year Record
G W D L Win %
Lumezzane Italy 2010–2012 72 26 18 28 36.11
Livorno Italy 2012–2014 73 29 18 26 39.73
Bari Italy 2014–2015 50 20 13 17 40.00
Crotone Italy 2016–present 33 6 5 22 18.18
Career Total 228 81 54 93 35.53

Personal life[edit]

Nicola was the father of Alessandro, who died in a road accident in 2014, aged only 14.[8]

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