Santarcangelo Calcio

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Santarcangelo
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Full name Santarcangelo Calcio
Founded 1926
Ground Stadio Valentino Mazzola
Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Roberto Brolli
Manager Fabio Fraschetti
League Lega Pro/B
2014–15 Lega Pro/B, 13th

Santarcangelo Calcio is an Italian association football club, based in Santarcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna.

The club currently plays in Lega Pro.

History[edit]

The club was founded as A.S.D. Santarcangelo, sports association in 1926, it is the reality most followed football in the area of Santarcangelo di Romagna, the team found a good following among local audiences.

In the championship of Serie D in the season 2009–10, the Santarcangelo was placed in fifth position.

SquadraMia takeover and Lega Pro promotions[edit]

Following thorough analysis by the founders of SquadraMia (a non-profit Sports Association that aimed for the purpose of purchasing and managing, including via the web, a team of Italian football, on the basis of Ebbsfleet United F.C.), between the managers of other teams who was arrived at the final stage of evaluation, the ASD Santarcangelo was chosen as the ideal team for the project and is still subject to "final vote" on the part of members-Presidents.

On 23 July 2009, the ASD Santarcangelo was chosen by the founders of SquadraMia as a team on which to base the project, with 96.4% of preferences (vote conducted by approximately 70% of those entitled to vote). The association subsequently acquired 10% of the club shares. In the season 2010–11, Santarcangelo won the Group F of Serie D and was promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione for the first time ever. After the 2011–12 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione season, the club terminated its agreement with SquadraMia.

Following a fifth place in the 2013–14 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione, Santarcangelo was admitted to the inaugural season of the unified third tier of Italian football, the 2014–15 Lega Pro.

Colors and symbol[edit]

The society uses yellow and blue, that appear also in the shield; as team's symbol they have the Romagna's cock.

Ground[edit]

A view from the field of "Valentino Mazzola"

The stadium where the team plays home matches, is dedicated to the memory of Valentino Mazzola. Taking into account all sectors, has a capacity of 3000 seats; the size of the field are 65m x 105m.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 26 January, 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
Italy GK Michele Nardi
Italy GK Nicola Sambo (on loan from Spezia)
Italy GK Matteo Malagoli
Italy DF Mirko Drudi
Italy DF Filippo Capitanio (on loan from Cesena)
Italy DF Davide Adorni (on loan from Cesena)
Italy DF Giovanni Rossi
Italy DF Alessandro Castellana
Italy MF Felice Di Cecco (on loan from Cesena)
Ghana MF Francis Obeng
Italy MF Tommaso Arrigoni (on loan from Cesena)
Italy MF Antonio Romano (on loan from Napoli)
No. Position Player
Italy MF Carlo Ilari (on loan from Juventus)
Italy MF Davide Petermann (on loan from Palermo)
Burkina Faso MF Abdul Yabré (on loan from Cesena)
Italy MF Davide Mordini (on loan from Cesena)
Italy MF Dario Venitucci
Italy MF Michele Valentini
Italy FW Alessandro De Respinis (on loan from Mantova)
Italy FW Francesco Margiotta (on loan from Juventus)
Italy FW Marco Guidone
Italy FW Emanuele Bardelloni
Italy FW Federico Palmieri (on loan from Carpi)
Players of ASD Santarcangelo during the official presentation of the 2009/10 season

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rosa Calciatori" (in Italian). Santarcangelo Calcio official site. ca. January 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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