A.S.D. Città di Siracusa

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Full name Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Città di Siracusa
Nickname(s) Azzurri (All-Blues),
Founded 1924
1996 (refounded)
2013 (refounded)
Ground Stadio Nicola De Simone,
Syracuse, Italy
Ground Capacity 6,870[1]
Chairman Italy Angelo Zammitti
Manager Italy Andrea Sottil
League Serie D
2014-15 Eccellenza, 1st (Promoted)

A.S.D. Città di Siracusa[2] (formerly U.S. Siracusa and commonly referred to as simply Siracusa), is an Italian association football club located in Syracuse, Sicily. The club currently plays in Serie D.



The club was founded in 1924 and refounded in 1996 and 2013.

Early years[edit]

For most of its history Siracusa has played in the lower divisions of professional Italian football[3] and the highest position have finished a season at within the Italian football league system is 5th in Serie B, this was achieved during 1950–51.[3] As well as gaining several promotions during its history, Siracusa have won the Coppa Italia Serie C. For many years the club used the name Associazione Sportiva Siracusa, until they fell into financial troubles in 1995.

U.S. Siracusa[edit]

The second local team, U.S. Marcozzi Siracusa 1956 of regional Promozione league, in 1996 switched to U.S. Siracusa, thus taking on the legacy of the old club. After the end of the 2011-12 season, U.S. Siracusa did not appeal against the exclusion of Federal Council and it is excluded by the Italian professional football.[4]

A.S.D. Città di Siracusa[edit]

In summer 2012 the club restarting from Terza Categoria Siracusa that won, but at the end of the season it was dissolved.

From Palazzolo to Sport Club Siracusa[edit]

At the end of the 2012-13 Serie D season, Palazzolo moved to city of Siracusa and changed its name to Sport Club Siracusa in order to continue the soccer history Siracusa[5] restarting from Eccellenza Sicily.

Colors and badge[edit]

The colors of the team are sky blue and white.

Current Squad[edit]

As of 3 September 2014[6]

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 Jacopo Viola
7 Italy FW Giuseppe Mascara
18 Ivory Coast FW Ange Dezai
Italy GK Alessandro Evola
Italy DF Agatino Alessandro Chiavaro
Italy DF Davide Ferrara
Italy DF Alessandro Liistro
Italy DF Simone Francesco Napoli
Italy DF Antonio Orefice
Italy DF Rosario Rizzo
Italy DF Alfredo Santamaria
Italy DF Francesco Vindigni
Italy MF Davide Baiocco
No. Position Player
Italy MF Michele Barbiero
Italy MF Simone Figura
Italy MF Agostino Gallo
Italy MF Carmine Giordano
Italy MF Marco Palermo
Argentina MF Fernando Horacio Spinelli
Italy FW Emanuele Catania
Italy FW Lorenzo Crocetti
Argentina FW Lucas Longoni
Italy FW Enrico Monterosso
Italy FW Giuseppe Sibilli
Italy FW Emanuele Testardi
Italy FW Gerlando Contino

Notable former players[edit]

Notable former managers[edit]


  • Promoted (2): 1940–41; 1945–46
  • Winners (1): 1979
  • Runners-up (2): 1978–79; 1988–89
  • Promoted (3): 1937–38; 1970–71; 2008–09
  • Winners (1): 1997–98
  • Promoted (1): 2001–02
  • Promoted (1): 1995–96


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