A.S.D. Igea Virtus Barcellona

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Igea Virtus
Full name Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica
Igea Virtus Barcellona
Founded 1946
1964 (refounded)
2011 (refounded)
Ground Stadio Carlo D'Alcontres,
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Italy
Ground Capacity 7,000
Chairman Nino Grasso
Manager Pasquale Ferrara
League Promozione Sicily
2011–12 Prima Categoria Sicily/D, 1st

Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Igea Virtus Barcellona is an Italian association football club, based in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Sicily. Currently it plays in Promozione Sicily.

History[edit]

From Igea Virtus to F.C. Igea Virtus Barcellona[edit]

A Igea Virtus' lineup in 2008–09

The club was founded in 1946 as Igea Vitus and refounded in 1964 as Associazione Sportiva Nuova Igea, and changed to Football Club Igea Virtus Barcellonain 1993 after the merger with Barcellona.

In July 2010 the club folded after the relegation from Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.

A.S.D. Igea Virtus Barcellona[edit]

In the summer 2011 the club was refounded as Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Igea Virtus Barcellona after the merger between the teams of Giovanile Calcio Igea and that of Taormina Trappitello (acquiring its sports title of Prima Categoria Sicily) getting the immediate promotion to Promozione Sicily. The club also won the Coppa Sicily of Prima Categoria.[1]

Colors and badge[edit]

Former logo
Former red logo

The team's colors are yellow and red.

Stadium[edit]

The club, more predominantly known as Igea or Barcellona, plays at the Stadio Carlo D'Alcontres.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.igeavirtus.blogspot.it/p/storia.html

External links[edit]