Matera Calcio

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Matera Calcio
A.S.D. Matera Calcio.jpeg
Founded 2012
Ground Stadio XXI Settembre -
Franco Salerno
Matera, Italy
Ground Capacity 7,490
Chairman Saverio Columella[1]
Manager Gaetano Auteri
League Lega Pro/C
2015–16 Lega Pro/C, 6th

Matera Calcio S.r.l. is an Italian association football club located in Matera, Basilicata. They currently play in the Lega Pro/C, the third tier of Italian football.


F.C. Matera[edit]

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. Due to financial problems in the past, the club have previously folded twice.


After the bankruptcy of old Matera, Serie D club Irsinese Matera, based in Irsina, in the Province of Matera,[2] relocated to Matera to become a spiritual successor, despite actual properties was yet to be acquired.

In the 2012–13 season, the first season back as a new franchise, Matera finished 3rd in Serie D/H The following season, Matera won promotion to the new Lega Pro as Girone H champions.

Colours and badge[edit]

The club's traditional home kit is blue with a white diagonal strip whilst the away kit is white with a blue diagonal strip.


The club plays at the Stadio XXI Settembre-Franco Salerno, in Matera, which has a capacity of 7,490.

Current squad[edit]

As of 2 February, 2017.

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 Marino Bifulco
12 Italy GK Andrea D'Egidio
-- Italy GK Andrea Tozzo
-- Italy GK Michele Biscarini

2 Italy DF Stefano Scognamillo
3 Italy DF Giuseppe Mattera
6 Italy DF Ciro De Franco
13 Italy DF Antonio Meola
23 Italy DF Giovanni Di Lorenzo
28 Italy DF Gianmarco Ingrosso
36 Italy DF Nicolò Gigli (on loan from Fiorentina)
-- Italy DF Davide Bertoncini
-- Italy DF Gennaro Armeno

4 Italy MF Francesco De Rose
No. Position Player
5 Cameroon MF Joss Didiba (on loan from Perugia)
8 Italy MF Gaetano Iannini
14 Italy MF Romeo Papini
17 Italy MF Felice Taccogna
21 Italy MF Marco Armellino
26 Italy MF Francesco Salandria
27 Italy MF Giacomo Casoli

7 Brazil FW Adriano Louzada
9 Italy FW Saveriano Infantino
10 Italy FW Nicola Strambelli
11 Italy FW Gaetano Dammacco
20 Italy FW Mirko Carretta
19 Brazil FW Francisco Sartore
29 Italy FW Maikol Negro
-- Italy FW Eric Lanini (on loan from Juventus)


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