F.C. Rieti

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FC Rieti logo.png
Full nameFootball Club Rieti
Nickname(s)Gli Amarantocelesti (The Amaranth and Skyblue)
Founded1936; 82 years ago (1936)
GroundStadio Centro d'Italia -
Manlio Scopigno
Rieti, Italy
OwnerManthos Poulinakis (85%)
Riccardo Curci (15%)
ChairmanManthos Poulinakis
CoachRicardo Chéu
LeagueSerie C
2017–18Serie D, 1st in Girone G (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

F.C. Rieti is an Italian association football club, based in Rieti, Lazio. The club currently competes in Serie C, the third tier of Italian football, playing home matches in the Centro d'Italia stadium.

Formed in 1936, the team took the current name in 1996. Its main achievement has been the promotion to second-tier Serie B in 1946.


The club was founded in 1936 as Supertessile Rieti and refounded in 1948 as S.S. Rieti and 1996 with the current name.

In the seasons 1946–47 and 1947–48 it has played in Serie B.

In the seasons 2005–06 and 2006–07 it has played in Serie C2.

In May 2018, the team returned to Serie C and was acquired by greek businessman Manthos Poulinakis.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors are amaranth (Italian: amaranto) and sky blue (Italian: celeste).


  • Coccarda Coppa Italia.svg Regional Coppa Italia Lazio:
    • Winners 1: 2011–12


Current squad[edit]

As of 4 October 2018

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Davide Costa
2 Spain DF Edgar Caparrós
3 Australia DF Giancarlo Gallifuoco
4 Portugal DF Sandro Costa
5 Italy DF Nicolò Gigli (Captain)
6 Italy MF Giuseppe Palma
7 Italy MF Matteo Cericola
8 Portugal FW Xavier Venancio
9 Italy MF Vincenzo Tommasone (on loan from Inter)
10 Italy MF Fabio Maistro
11 Italy FW Cosimo La Ferrara
12 Portugal GK Chastre
13 Greece DF Gerasimos Papangelis
16 Guinea-Bissau DF Tomás Dabó
18 Bulgaria FW Nikolay Todorov
No. Position Player
19 Italy FW Giovanni Kean Dossè
20 Greece FW Thomas Vasiliou
21 Italy DF Riccardo Paparelli
22 Italy GK Alex Spadini
23 Italy FW Simone Di Domenicantonio
24 Italy DF Gianluca Gualtieri
26 Belgium MF Marlon Lukinga
27 Mali MF Boubakary Diarra
28 France DF Cécé Pepe
29 Italy MF Roberto Criscuolo (on loan from Sampdoria)
30 Guinea MF Amara Konate (on loan from Perugia)
31 Italy DF Armando Migliaccio
33 Italy DF Filippo Delli Carri (on loan from Juventus)
35 Ivory Coast FW Cedric Gondo


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