Francesco Conti (footballer)

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Francesco Conti (born 30 August 1962 in Chiavari) is an Italian retired footballer and manager. He plays as a defensive midflieder. He played for Entella youth teams and in 1980 he is bought by Genoa, that was playing in Serie B at the time, but he never managed to play a game with the griffins. He then went to play for Imperia in Serie C2 where he remeained for four years. In 1984-85 he played for Sanremese in Serie C1, in 1985-1986 with Francavilla with whom he obtained the promotion from Serie C2 to Serie C1. He obtained his second promotion in C1 in 1989-1990 with Fano and a third in 1991-1992 with Ravenna, that was managed by a young Luigi Delneri. After the promotion Delneri left to manage Novara, but Conti remained at Ravanne and achieved the promotion to Serie B. In 1993-1994 he played his first and only full season in second division, then he rejoins to Delneri at Nocerina when he obtained another promotion to Serie C1. He closed his career in 1999-2000 at Entella, the squad of his hometown.

After the end of his career as a player he immediately became a manager and his called to be the assistant of Delneri at Chievoverona. He followed Delneri for the rest of his career and he is now assistant manager at Juventus.

Career a player[edit]

  • 1980-1981 Genoa 0 (0)
  • 1981-1985 Imperia 114 (2)
  • 1985-1986 Sanremese 30 (1)
  • 1986-1988 Francavilla 44 (0)
  • 1988-1991 Fano 89 (0)
  • 1991-1994 Ravenna 84 (2)
  • 1994-1996 Nocerina 53 (2)
  • 1996-1997 Forlì 23 (1)
  • 1997-1998 Isola Liri 27 (1)
  • 1998-1999 Nardò 8 (0)
  • 1999-2000 Entella 8 (0)

Career as a manager[edit]

  • 2000-2004 Chievo Vice
  • 2004 Porto Vice
  • 2004-2005 Roma Vice
  • 2005-2006 Palermo Vice
  • 2006-2007 Chievo Vice
  • 2007-2009 Atalanta Vice
  • 2009-2010 Sampdoria Vice
  • 2010- Juventus Vice

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