Nicola Silvestri

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Nicola Silvestri
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-11-21) 21 November 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Gavardo, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Brescia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Brescia 0 (0)
2004–2005 Viterbese (loan) 3 (0)
2006 Sopron 11 (0)
2006–2008 Genoa 0 (0)
2006–2007 Massese (loan) 16 (1)
2007–2008 Lanciano (loan) 17 (0)
2008–2011 Piacenza 3 (0)
2008–2009 Lumezzane (loan) 27 (0)
2011 Triestina 4 (0)
2011–2012 Venezia 15 (1)
2012– Matera 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nicola Silvestri (born 21 November 1985) is an Italian footballer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Gavardo, the Province of Brescia, Silvestri started his career with Brescia Calcio. In mid-2004, he left for Viterbese but the loan pre-matured in January 2005. In 2005–06 season, he left for Hungarian side Sopron, joining Giuseppe Signori and manager Dario Bonetti.

In July 2006 he was signed by Serie B club Genoa but was loaned to Serie C1 clubs Massese (along with Massimo Gazzoli[1]) and Lanciano. In August 2008 he left for Serie B side Piacenza from Genoa, now a Serie A club on free transfer.[2] However, he was loaned back to Lega Pro Prima Divisione (ex-Serie C1) for Lumezzane.[3]

On 1 July 2009 he returned to Piacenza but only played 3 Serie B matches. He started his first Serie B match as central midfielder and partnered with Radja Nainggolan.[4] However, he only collected 3 appearances in 2009–10 Serie B.

On 31 August 2011 he was signed by Prima Divisione club Triestina on free transfer.[5] However, he was injured in October.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ufficiali le cessioni di Gazzoli e Silvestri". Genoa CFC (in Italian). 13 September 2006. Retrieved 24 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "MOVIMENTI TRA I PORTIERI DEL GRIFONE". Genoa CFC (in Italian). 8 August 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Muzzi-Cesena si tratta Tris Potenza". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 1 August 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  4. ^ Saporito, Luigi (1 November 2009). "Crotone: Morleo-gol Castori ora rischia". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Ultimo giorno di calcio mercato: le ultime operazioni dell'U.S. Triestina Calcio". US Triestina Calcio (in Italian). 31 August 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "Allenamento a Opicina per la squadra alabardata". US Triestina Calcio (in Italian). 19 October 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 

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