Italy under-21 Serie B representative team

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Italy Under–21 Serie B
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Association Lega Serie B
(Federazione Italiana
Giuoco Calcio
Head coach Massimo Piscedda
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Italy under-21 Serie B representative team is the football representative team of Serie B and is controlled by the Lega Serie B. Due to sponsorship reasons, the team was credited as Under-21 Serie B TIM until 2010.

The team is the B team and feeder team of Italy national under-21 football team, which occasionally plays against other nations' under-21 teams. Unlike the main team, the U21 Serie B selected players from Serie B only and was controlled by Lega Calcio instead of FIGC.

The team also plays against football clubs, Under-20 Lega Pro (selected players from Lega Pro), Serie B Foreigners Best XI, The Football League under-21 team (in 2006) and internal friendlies, which the team split into blue and white team and against each other.

Recent fixture[edit]

Only matches played against national teams were listed.


The team had same age limit as the Italy U21 team. For 2014–2015 season, players born on or after 1 January 1992 are eligible to play. A feeder team of U21 team, some players were called up to U21 Serie B team before making their débuts for Italy U21.

The teams consist of players loaned to Serie B from Serie A clubs, youth products of Serie B and young talents signed by Serie B clubs from Lega Pro. Some players are scouted by Serie A clubs after good performances in Serie B.

Current squad[edit]

Squad to play Russia Russian First League Selection on 26 November 2014[11]
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Stefano Minelli (1994-03-05) 5 March 1994 (age 21) Italy Brescia
1GK Mirko Pigliacelli (1993-06-30) 30 June 1993 (age 22) Italy Frosinone (on loan from Parma)
2DF Mattia Bani (1993-10-12) 12 October 1993 (age 22) Italy Pro Vercelli
2DF Antonio Barreca (1995-03-18) 18 March 1995 (age 20) Italy Cittadella (on loan from Torino)
2DF Luca Bittante (1993-08-14) 14 August 1993 (age 22) Italy Avellino
2DF Marco Chiosa (1993-11-19) 19 November 1993 (age 22) Italy Avellino (on loan from Torino)
2DF Alex Ferrari (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 22) Italy Bologna
2DF Riccardo Fiamozzi (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 22) Italy Varese
3MF Gennaro Acampora (1994-03-29) 29 March 1994 (age 21) Italy Spezia
3MF Massimiliano Busellato (1993-04-23) 23 April 1993 (age 22) Italy Cittadella
3MF Simone Emmanuello (1994-04-25) 25 April 1994 (age 21) Italy Pro Vercelli
3MF Roberto Gagliardini (1994-04-07) 7 April 1994 (age 21) Italy Spezia (on loan from Atalanta)
3MF Andrea Schiavone (1993-02-23) 23 February 1993 (age 22) Italy Modena (on loan from Juventus)
3MF Matteo Ricci (1994-05-27) 27 May 1994 (age 21) Italy Carpi (on loan from Roma)
4FW Niccolò Belloni (1994-07-10) 10 July 1994 (age 21) Italy Pro Vercelli (on loan from Inter)
4FW Stefano Beltrame (1993-02-08) 8 February 1993 (age 23) Italy Modena (on loan from Sampdoria)
4FW Eric Lanini (1994-02-25) 25 February 1994 (age 21) Italy Virtus Entella (on loan at Palermo)
4FW Luca Paganini (1993-06-08) 8 June 1993 (age 22) Italy Frosinone
4FW Antonio Rozzi (1994-05-28) 28 May 1994 (age 21) Italy Bari (on loan from Lazio)
4FW Marco Valotti (1995-11-13) 13 November 1995 (age 20) Italy Brescia

Notable players[edit]

Players who won full caps or received a call-up for Italy senior team


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