History of F.C. Matera

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The history of Football Club Matera has covered 82 years of the football from the club based in Matera, Basilicata. It was a professional Italian football club, founded in 1930. Since 2012 the club is definitely excluded from Italian football.

The last president was Tommaso Perniola.

From 1930 to 2012[edit]

F.C. Matera[edit]


The club was founded in 1930.

Serie B[edit]

Matera has been as high as Serie B, playing in the second division for one season in 1979/1980 during the presidency of senator Francesco Salerno.

The last three seasons[edit]

It won the 2009–10 Coppa Italia Serie D and the promotion playoffs in 2009-10 Serie D, and was admitted to 2010-11 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione where it ranks 7th.[1]

In summer 2011, it does not appeal against the exclusion of Covisoc and was relegated to Terza Categoria where it was ranked 3rd.

Following the foundation of the new Matera Calcio[2] the club does not join 2012–13 championship and so was excluded from Italian football.

Colors and badge[edit]

Its colors are white and blue.


It played at the Stadio XXI Settembre - Franco Salerno, in Matera, which has a capacity of 8,500.

Notable former players[edit]

The football in Matera now[edit]

Matera Calcio[edit]

Currently the main team of the town of Matera is Matera Calcio, which relocated from nearby town Irsina.