A.C.D. Treviso 2013
|Full name||Associazione Calcio Dilettanti Treviso|
|Ground||Stadio Omobono Tenni,
|2012–13||Lega Pro Prima Divisione/A , 18th|
The club was founded in 1900 as Football Club Treviso and never played in the top flight of Italian football, always taking part to the lower national divisions, from Serie B to Serie D, with a sixth place in the 1950–51 Serie B table, under head coach Nereo Rocco, as its best result. In 1993 the club was shut down because of financial troubles.
Treviso F.B.C. 1993
In summer 1993 a new club was admitted to Serie D, as F.B.C. Treviso 1993. The club experienced a remarkable line of three consecutive promotions from 1994 to 1997 under coach Giuseppe Pillon which brought Treviso to Serie B, over 40 years after its last appearance in the second-highest Italian league. Treviso was relegated to Serie C1 in 2001, but returned to Serie B in 2003. In 2005, Pillon returned to Treviso and the team gained a respectable fifth place and a spot in the promotion playoffs but lost out to Perugia. However, in August 2005, after both Genoa and Torino were relegated out of Serie A, respectively for fraud and financial troubles, Treviso and Ascoli were arbitrarily promoted in Serie A as a replacement.
In 2005–06, Treviso played in Italian Serie A for the first and, as so far, only time since its foundation. The team was coached by Ezio Rossi, then replaced by Alberto Cavasin. The team was initially forced play their Serie A home games at the Stadio Euganeo, in the nearby city of Padua, because of the inadequacy of their home stadium, considered inadequate for Serie A matches owing both to security and capacity issues by the FIGC. However, a special legal dispensation was approved by the Italian parliament to allow Treviso to play at their home ground.
Unfortunately, Treviso's Serie A stay was short-lived. In bottom place for nearly the entire 2005–06 season, they were officially relegated to Serie B for the '06–'07 campaign following a 3–1 loss to Messina on 9 April 2006. While it initially appeared that Treviso would avoid relegation despite finishing 20th as a result of forced relegations arising elsewhere as a consequence of the Serie A match-fixing scandal, Treviso were eventually relegated to Serie B on 25 July 2006 when S.S. Lazio and ACF Fiorentina's penalties were reduced by the Italian appeals court and those teams remained in Serie A. Back to Serie B Treviso started to face financial problem, with a net loss of €4.17 million in 2006–07 season. The club had re-capitalized for over €7.5 million, but the net result was still €1.32 million in 2007–08 season, with some notional selling profit for Dino Fava (who returned to Treviso for the same price, €900,000) and Massimo Coda (in a cash-plus player deal), as well as selling youth product Jacopo Fortunato and Riccardo Bocalon for €900,000 each in cash-plus-play deal (residual 50% rights of Alex Cordaz and Daniel Maa Boumsong (€1.05M in total). Financial irregularities also made FIGC penalized Treviso for 4 points in total, but 3 of them were removed by CONI. Furthermore, rising star Leonardo Bonucci left Treviso in January 2009 and the club lack of fund to reinforce the team since the start of 2008–09. The only deal that received cash from selling was Alessio Sestu (50% for €400,000).
The club ultimately went bankrupt in summer 2009, after it suffered relegation from Serie B that same year.
From A.S.D. Treviso 2009 to F.C. Treviso
A new club named A.S.D. Treviso 2009 was founded as a successor club, and was admitted to play in the Eccellenza Veneto which is the 6th tier of Italian football, in summer 2009.
It in the season 2010–11, from Serie D group C was promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione and was renamed Football Club Treviso. In the next it was promoted to Lega Pro Prima Divisione. In the 2012–13 season the club was relegated to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
A.C.D. Treviso 2013
The club was refounded with the current name in the summer 2013 restarting from Promozione.
Colors and badge
Treviso's official colours are light blue and white.
- Supercoppa di Lega Serie C1:
- Champion (1)': 2002–03
- Serie C1:
- Winners (2): 1996–07, 2002–03
- Lega Pro Seconda Divisione:
- Winners (2): 1995–96 (As Serie C2), 2011–12
- Serie D:
- Winners (3): 1974–75, 1994–95, 2010–11
- Treviso FBC 1993 S.r.l. Report and Accounts on 30 June 2008 (Italian)
- Claudio Gallaro (23 June 2011). "Treviso, nasce la nuova Srl" (in Italian). TuttoLegaPro. Retrieved 23 June 2011.