U.S. Ancona 1905

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Full name Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905
Nickname(s) i Dorici (The Dorians)
i Biancorossi (The Red and Whites)
Founded 1905 (Ancona)
2004 (AC Ancona)
1948 (SS Piano San Lazzaro)
2010 (US Ancona)
Dissolved 2004 (Ancona)
2010 (AC Ancona)
Ground Stadio del Conero,[1]
Ancona, Italy
Ground Capacity 23,983
President Andrea Marinelli
Head coach Giovanni Cornacchini
League Lega Pro/B
2014–15 Lega Pro/B, 6th
Website Club home page

Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[2][3] commonly referred to as Ancona, is an Italian association football club based in Ancona, Marche. It plays in the Lega Pro league.


Football in Ancona[edit]

A.C. Ancona[edit]

Former AC Ancona logo

The origins of football in Ancona go back to 1905 when was founded Unione Sportiva Anconitana, changing its name to Ancona Calcio in 1982 and being refounded in 2004 as Associazione Calcio Ancona.
In the summer 2010, the club failed join in Serie B and any of the lower divisions and filed for bankruptcy.

US Ancona 1905[edit]

The club was founded in 1948 as Società Sportiva Piano San Lazzaro and after its 2nd place in Eccellenza Marche it was refounded in 2010, after failure join of the historical club,[4] changing its denomination to Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[5] maintaining the same league.
US Ancona 1905 becames so the new Ancona and then the main football club of the city, but it is not his legitimate heir not having yet acquired its brand and its sports title.[6]

2010–11 season[edit]

The club in the season 2010–11 obtains a prestigious "triplete":[7]

2011–12 season[edit]

The club in the season 2011–12 plays in Serie D group F with the objective of obtaining an immediate promotion to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. On 29 November 2011, after the incredible remount suffered with Riccione who drew 2–2 to sawing 2 goals in the final minutes[14] the coach Massimiliano Favo was sacked and substituted by Marco Osio,[15] until 3 February 2012 when he rescinds the contract by mutual agreement with the company. The new coach of the team becomes Sauro Trillini.[16] The team was ranked 3rd qualifying so for the Promotion playoffs, but it was eliminated from Sambenedettese in the second round.

Back to professionalism[edit]

In the 2013–14 season, Ancona won the Serie D title and thus ensured promotion to the 2014–15 Lega Pro, and back into professionalism.

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's color are white and red-yellow.


Main article: Stadio del Conero

Ancona 1905 play their home matches at the 25,000 capacity, Stadio Conero, located in the city of Ancona.

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 October, 2015

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 Gianclaudio Lori
Italy GK Giuseppe Polizzi
Italy GK Andrea Fabrizzi
Ivory Coast DF Dramane Konaté (on loan from Empoli)
Italy DF Lorenzo Paoli
Italy DF Marco Mallus
Italy DF Alessandro Radi
Italy DF Pasquale Di Sabatino
Italy DF Daniele Pedrelli
Italy DF Alessandro Di Dio
Morocco MF Zaccaria Hamlili
Italy MF Matteo Adamo (on loan from Roma)
Italy MF Lorenzo Bambozzi
Italy MF Luca Gelonese
Italy MF Francesco Salciccia
No. Position Player
Italy MF Luca Parodi (on loan from Torino)
Italy MF Matteo Lignani
Italy MF Umberto Cazzola
Italy MF Pierantonio Sassano
Italy MF Daniele Casiraghi
Italy MF Francesco Di Mariano (on loan from Roma)
Italy MF Francesco Bramucci
Italy FW Davide Montagnoli
Italy FW Cristiano Lombardi (on loan from Lazio)
Montserrat FW Dean Morgan
Italy FW Tiberio Velocci
Italy FW Massimo Bussi
Italy FW Luca Cognigni
Italy FW Giuseppe Maiorano (on loan from Inter)


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