Nicola Mora

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Nicola Mora
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-07-31) 31 July 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Parma, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Left Back
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Parma 3 (0)
1998–2000 Napoli (loan) 47 (2)
2000–2001 Torino 11 (0)
2001–2002 Piacenza 15 (0)
2002–2006 Bari 86 (0)
2004–2005 Napoli (loan) 28 (0)
2007 Pescara 16 (0)
2007–2008 Foggia 26 (1)
2008–2011 Grosseto 96 (6)
2011–2012 Spezia 15 (0)
National team
2000 Italy U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:31, 14 September 2011 (UTC).

Nicola Mora (born 31 July 1979) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender.


Mora started his career at hometown club Parma. After played 3 league matches, he joined Napoli of Serie B in temporary deal and was signed by another second division club Torino in co-ownership deal for 2.3 billion lire (€1.188 million).[1] In June 2001 Parma bought back Mora for undisclosed fee and re-sold him to newly promoted Serie A club Piacenza of Serie A in another co-ownership for 2 billion lire (€1.033 million). The club also acquired half of Matuzalém for 6 billion lire from Napoli via Parma and half of Matteo Guardalben for 3 billion lire from Parma directly.[2] Moreover, half of the registration rights of Giuseppe Cardone was signed from Parma in de facto and Vicenza retained another half. In June 2002, the transfer of Mora and Guardalben became permanent for undisclosed fee (with Matuzalém returned to Parma), but Mora joined Bari of Serie B in July. He was the regular but in 2004–05 season loaned to Napoli which newly relegated to Serie C1. After he returned to Bari, he failed to become a regular starter, and joined Pescara of Serie B in 6-month contract.[3]

After the relegation of Pescara, in August 2007, he joined Foggia of Serie C1 in 1-year deal.[4]

In June 2008, he returned to Serie B football after 1½ seasons, joined Grosseto.

In November 2011 he was re-signed by Spezia.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Mora is married to Flaminia and had a child; he is the brother-in-law of footballer Emanuele Calaiò, married to Flaminia's sister Federica.[3] Mora and Calaiò both played for Torino in 2000–01 season and Napoli in 2004–05 season.


  1. ^ Parma AC SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2001 (Italian)
  2. ^ Parma AC SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2002 (Italian)
  3. ^ a b "CHI E': Nicola Mora". Pescara Calcio (in Italian). 14 January 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "MORA E´ DEL FOGGIA" (in Italian). US Foggia. 2007-08-02. Retrieved 2009-09-14. 
  5. ^ "Mercato: Nicola Mora è un giocatore dello Spezia" (in Italian). Spezia Calcio. 23 November 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 

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