Patrizio Sala

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Patrizio Sala
Patrizio Sala.jpg
Personal information
Full name Patrizio Sala
Date of birth (1955-06-16) 16 June 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Bellusco, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Monza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1975 Monza 37 (4)
1975–1981 Torino 159 (4)
1981–1982 Sampdoria 34 (1)
1982–1984 Fiorentina 21 (0)
1983–1984 Pisa 23 (0)
1984–1988 Cesena 95 (4)
1987–1989 Parma 36 (0)
1989–1990 Solbiatese 14 (0)
National team
1976–1980 Italy U21 3 (0)
1976–1980 Italy 8 (0)
Teams managed
1991–1995 Monza (youth)
1991–1995 Leffe
1997 Varese
1997–1998 Pistoiese
1999–2001 Biellese
2001–2002 Vis Pesaro
2002–2003 Valenzana
2003–2005 Pro Patria
2005 Torino (primavera)
2005–2006 Casale
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Patrizio Sala (born 16 June 1955) is an Italian former football manager and former football player who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Sala (kneeling, first from right) with the Italian national team in 1978

Sala was born in Bellusco, Lombardy. During his club career he played for Serie A clubs, Torino (1975–81), Sampdoria (1981–82), Fiorentina (1982–84), Pisa (1983–84), Cesena (1984–88), and Parma (1987–89), starting and ending his career with lower division clubs Monza (1973–75), and Solbiatese (1989–90). He won the Serie A title with Torino in 1976.[1]

International career[edit]

Sala also played for the Italy national football team, making 8 appearances for his country between 1976 and 1980. He was a member of the 1978 FIFA World Cup squad under manager Enzo Bearzot, playing in one game at the tournament, as Italy finished in 4th place.[2]

Honours[edit]

Monza
Torino

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sala, Patrizio". enciclopediadelcalcio.it (in Italian). Enciclopedia del Calcio. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Patrizio SalaFIFA competition record

External links[edit]

  • Profile at Enciclopediadelcalcio.it