Paolo Ginestra

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Paolo Ginestra
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-02-14) 14 February 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Pergola, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Fano
Youth career
1994–1996 Pergolese
1996–1997 Fano
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Fano 14 (0)
1998–1999 Triestina 4 (0)
1999 Maceratese 14 (0)
1999–2000 Lecco 26 (0)
2000–2001 A.C. Milan 0 (0)
2000–2001 Castel di Sangro (loan) 4 (0)
2001–2004 Internazionale 0 (0)
2001–2002 Prato (loan) 3 (0)
2002–2003 Sassuolo (loan) 34 (0)
2003–2004 Vis Pesaro (loan) 18 (0)
2004–2005 Vis Pesaro 31 (0)
2005–2006 Livorno 0 (0)
2005–2006 AlbinoLeffe (loan) 18 (0)
2006–2010 Ternana 84 (0)
2009 Parma (loan) 0 (0)
2010–2011 Paganese 19 (0)
2011–2012 Foggia 24 (0)
2012–2013 Forlì 31 (0)
2013–2014 Fano 28 (0)
2014–2015 Fano 32 (0)
2015–2016

Fano

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16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paolo Ginestra (born 14 February 1979) is an Italian footballer who plays for Fano as a goalkeeper.

He played over 200 games in the Italian lower divisions.

Career[edit]

Ginestra started his career at Serie C1 and Serie C2 clubs. He was signed by A.C. Milan in late 1990s (1999 or 2000). During the 2000–01 season, he was loaned to Castel di Sangro along with Alberto Passoni from A.C. Milan.[1][2]

He was one of the player that signed by Milan then sold to Internazionale in player exchange, and gained "false profit" by inflated the nominal transfer fees in 2000s (decade).[3] He was exchanged with Matteo Bogani in 2001 and made both parties "gained" €3.5million,[4][5] but Ginestra's gain was in terms of registration rights of Bogani, vice versa. Ginestra then loaned out immediately.

During the 2004–05 season, Ginestra remained at Vis Pesaro and met with his Inter "team-mate" Simone Giovanni Brunelli, Wellington[6] and Marco Bonura which Bonura and Brunelli also had an inflated transfer fees sold by Milan.

In June 2005, he was signed by Livorno at Serie A but in last day of transfer windows joined AlbinoLeffe of Serie B on loan, in exchange with Paolo Acerbis, where he compete the first choice with Achille Coser. In mid-2006, he left for Ternana at Serie C1.[7] In August 2007, he signed a new 2+1 contract with club.[8] In February 2009, he last day of transfer windows, the left for Parma at Serie B on loan,[9][10] as Nicola Pavarini's backup.

During the 2009–10 season, he became the backup of Stefano Visi along with Pasquale Cunzi. On 1 December 2010 he joined Paganese on free transfer, ahead Ugo Gabrieli as first choice.[11]

On 1 July 2011, U.S. Foggia signed Ginestra on free transfer.[12]

In July 2013, he was signed by Fano.[13] He played for Fano also the two following season.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Reggiana prende Del Nevo, l' Avellino ha l' ok per Mendil". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 2000-09-22. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Il Treviso sorride: Lorenzini è suo". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 2001-07-11. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  3. ^ Andrea Sorrentino (2008-02-06). "Inter e Milan sotto processo". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Milan e Inter, plusvalenze incrociate con la vendita dei calciatori". l'Unità (in Italian). 2003-03-08. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  5. ^ Malagutti Vittorio (2002-11-06). "Va di moda il calciatore salvabilanci". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  6. ^ "EIGHT TRANSFERS OFFICIAL". inter.it. 2004-08-06. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  7. ^ "Mercato: arrivano Ginestra e Bonfiglio" (in Italian). Ternana Calcio. 2006-08-04. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ginestra prolunga il contratto" (in Italian). Ternana Calcio. 2007-08-27. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Dalla Ternana arriva Ginestra (in prestito)" (in Italian). Parma FC. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2009-08-26. [dead link]
  10. ^ "CEDUTI GINESTRA E PEDOTTI" (in Italian). Ternana Calcio. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "MERCATO: COLPO GINESTRA!". Paganese Calcio 1926 (in Italian). 1 December 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  12. ^ "Cinquina rossonera di acquisti". US Foggia (in Italian). 1 July 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2012. [dead link]
  13. ^ http://www.tuttomercatoweb.com/serie-d/fano-gli-ultimi-colpi-il-club-passa-di-mano-469916.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  14. ^ http://www.tuttocalciatori.net/Ginestra_Paolo.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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