S.S. Virtus Lanciano 1924

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Virtus Lanciano
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Full name Società Sportiva Virtus Lanciano 1924 Srl
Nickname(s) Frentani
Founded 1924
Ground Stadio Guido Biondi,
Lanciano, Italy
Ground Capacity 4,678
Chairman Valentina Maio
Manager Roberto D'Aversa
League Serie B
2014–15 Serie B, 14th
Website Club home page
Current season

Società Sportiva Virtus Lanciano 1924 is an Italian association football club, based in Lanciano, Abruzzo. Lanciano plays in Italy's Serie B since the 2012–13 season.

History[edit]

Former logo, used until 2008

The club was founded in 1919 and refounded in 2008 with the current name.

In the season 2011–12 it was promoted to Serie B for the first time under the guidance of Carmine Gautieri, who also led the team to its debut season in the second tier, ended in a safe mid-table position.

Virtus Lanciano gained national news in end-2013 after the club, now headed by Marco Baroni, surprised the whole country by leading the league table undefeated, against all odds, by the end of October.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's official colors are red and black.

Current squad[edit]

As of 4 February 2016.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Vincenzo Aridità
2 Italy DF Antonio Aquilanti
4 Italy DF Simone Salviato
5 Romania DF Deian Boldor
6 Italy DF Federico Amenta
7 Italy MF Manuel Turchi
8 Slovenia MF Armin Bačinović
9 Italy FW Guido Marilungo (on loan from Atalanta)
10 Italy FW Federico Bonazzoli (on loan from Sampdoria)
12 Italy GK Alessio Cragno
13 Italy FW Federico Di Francesco
14 Italy FW Nicola Ferrari
15 Italy DF Nicolas Di Filippo
16 Italy DF Michele Rigione
17 Italy MF Gaetano Vastola
No. Position Player
18 Italy FW Antonio Rozzi (on loan from Lazio)
19 Italy FW Stefano Padovan (on loan from Juventus)
20 Italy MF Francesco Bergamini
21 Serbia DF Boris Grozdić
22 Italy GK Vittorio Antonino
23 Brazil MF Zé Eduardo (on loan from Cesena)
24 Italy MF Mattia Vitale (on loan from Juventus)
26 Italy DF Daniel Di Nicola
27 Italy DF Luca Di Matteo
28 Italy FW Marco Di Benedetto
29 Italy MF Michele Rocca (on loan from Sampdoria)
30 Serbia MF Manuel Milinković
32 Italy MF Manuel Giandonato (on loan from Padova)
33 Italy GK Angelo Casadei

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
30 Italy DF Filippo Penna (at Paganese Calcio 1926)
-- Italy MF Gianmarco De Feo (at Robur Siena)

Youth team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- Romania GK Eduard Marinca
No. Position Player

Notable former players[edit]

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Squadra". Virtus Lanciano (in Italian). Retrieved 4 February 2016. 

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