Ivo Cocconi

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Ivo Cocconi
Personal information
Date of birth (1929-05-28)28 May 1929
Place of birth Parma, Italy
Date of death 14 February 2020(2020-02-14) (aged 90)
Place of death Parma
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1962 Parma 308 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ivo Cocconi (28 May 1929 – 14 February 2020) was an Italian football player, who operated as a defender.[1]

Cocconi was born in Parma. He made his debut on 2 April 1950 in a 2–1 defeat against Cesena at the age of twenty. Three years later, as captain, he led the side to promotion to Serie B. His final game for the club was on 13 May 1962 in a 2–0 defeat at Messina. He was never relegated as a player and he finished his career in Serie B with 200 appearances and 2 goals.

Cocconi held the record for league appearances at Parma, playing 308 times for the club, until being surpassed by Alessandro Lucarelli in 2017.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LA NOSTRA 'PRIMA BANDIERA' COMPIE 85 ANNI: IVO, AUGURI DA TUTTA LA FAMIGLIA CROCIATA !!!" [Our first club man is 85: Ivo, congratulations from the Crociati family!] (in Italian). 28 May 2014. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.