Nicola Ravaglia

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Nicola Ravaglia
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-12-12) 12 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Forlì, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Cremonese
Youth career
Cesena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2014 Cesena 50 (0)
2007–2008 Poggibonsi (loan) 33 (0)
2009–2010 Viareggio (loan) 33 (0)
2010–2011 SPAL (loan) 33 (0)
2013–2014 Vicenza (loan) 23 (0)
2014–2015 Parma 0 (0)
2014–2015 Cosenza (loan) 33 (0)
2015– Cremonese 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nicola Ravaglia (born 12 December 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays for Cremonese, as a goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

Cesena[edit]

Ravaglia made his Cesena and Serie B debut on 2006–07 Serie B season, and was loaned for U.S. Poggibonsi in the following season.[1] After this loan, he was a first choice in 2008–09 Lega Pro Prima Divisione, which the club promoted back to Serie B. However, he was loaned again in the following season to F.C. Esperia Viareggio (also in co-ownership),[2] and in the next, to SPAL 1907.[3]

Ravaglia made his debut in Serie A on 10 September 2011, against Napoli.[4] After the club relegated in 2012, he was the first choice in the first three rounds of 2012–13 Serie B, as well as 5 games before the winter break; since the arrival of Andrea Campagnolo, Ravaglia was the understudy. Ravaglia wore no.1 shiirt for Cesena in 2012–13 season,[5] but given to another youth product Andrea Rossini in 2013–14 season.[6][7] (His new number 34 was taken by Cascione in mid-season)

Vicenza (loan)[edit]

On 23 August 2013 Ravaglia was signed by the third division club Vicenza Calcio, with Achille Coser moved to opposite direction.[8] Vicenza had loaned out their goalkeepers Marcone and Pinsoglio to Serie B clubs. Ravaglia was the first choice for the Veneto club, despite in the promotion playoffs Enrico Alfonso was the first choice.[9]

Parma[edit]

On 30 June 2014 Ravaglia (for €2.5M), Lolli (for €1.5M) and Turchetta (for €1M) were signed by Parma for a total of €5 million, with Cascione (for €2.5M), Traoré (for €1.5M) and Crialese (for €1M) moved to opposite direction also for €5 million.[10] On 8 July 2014 Ravaglia returned to the third division again, for Cosenza.[11] On 25 June 2015 Ravaglia and fellow Cesena and Parma team-mate Rossini became free agents after the bankruptcy of Parma.

Cremonese[edit]

On 7 July 2015 Ravaglia was signed by U.S. Cremonese.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UFFICIALE: il Poggibonsi annuncia due acquisti (OFFICIAL: Poggibonsi announces two acquisitions); TuttomercattoWeb, 28 June 2007 (in Italian)
  2. ^ UFFICIALE: Cesena, Ravaglia al Viareggio (OFFICIAL: Cesena, Ravaglia to Viareggio); TuttomercattoWeb, 5 August 2009 (in Italian)
  3. ^ UFFICIALE: Ravaglia e Rossi alla Spal (OFFICIAL: Ravaglia and Rossi to SPAL); TuttoCesena, 15 July 2010 (in Italian)
  4. ^ Cesena, Ravaglia: "Speravo in un esordio con risultato diverso" (Cesena, Ravaglia: "I was waiting for one match with a different result"); TuttomercattoWeb, 10 September 2011 (in Italian)
  5. ^ "Tutti i numeri di maglia del Cesena" (in Italian). AC Cesena. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "I numeri di maglia per la stagione 2013/2014" (in Italian). AC Cesena. 4 August 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "I convocati di Cesena - Ponte Isola" (in Italian). AC Cesena. 9 August 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Arriva Nicola Ravaglia. Achille Coser al Cesena" (in Italian). Vicenza Calcio. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Vicenza-Savona 1-1 (2-3 d.c.r.)" (in Italian). Vicenza Calcio. 11 May 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  10. ^ AC Cesena SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2014 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian CCIAA
  11. ^ "Cosenza Calcio, dal Parma in rossoblù il portiere Nicola Ravaglia" (in Italian). Cosenza Calcio. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  12. ^ "Ravaglia e Marconi in grigiorosso" (in Italian). U.S. Cremonese. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 

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