Article 52 of N.O.I.F.


Art.52, Norme organizzative interne della FIGC ("Article 52 of the Italian Football Federation regulations for internal organisation") governs the status of phoenix clubs in football in Italy. The article was revised in 2004,[1] 2008,[2] 2010[3] and 2014.

Comma 3


According to Comma 3 of the article, a new company from the same city could be admitted to the same division to replace a bankrupted football club company, if the company had acquired the bankrupted company as well as being willing to take over the liabilities to pay sports related debt, as well as any outstanding taxes.

Examples

Serie B
Lega Pro
Serie D
Eccellenza
Promozione

Comma 6 to 7 (Lodo Petrucci)


Lodo Petrucci ('Petrucci Award') was a ruling named after Gianni Petrucci. Ratified in 2004, instead of acquiring the sports title by clearing the debt, FIGC could award the title to a new company based on the historic sporting merit of the old club. However, in such a situation the new club was automatically relegated to one level below the original club. In 2008 this changed to an automatic relegation two levels below the original club, and was limited to Serie A and B clubs only. However, the ruling was abolished completely in 2015 as its criteria were too subjective.

Examples

Serie A → Serie B
Serie B → Serie C1
Serie C1 → Serie C2

Some clubs unsuccessfully tried the "Lodo" so they had to pay part of the old debts to create the new phoenix club. These cases were privately managed by the FIGC without specific rules as the ACF Fiorentina case in 2002:

Comma 10


Comma 10 of the article allowed a new company could be admit to Serie D to replace the old football club that not admitted to professional leagues. It was the Comma 9 but became 10 in the 2010 amendment. One of the example was the failed auction of Parma F.C., which the debt was stood at €22.6 million.[35] (reduced from over €70 million by the resettlement during administration[36])

Examples

City Team Year Source
Serie D
Arezzo A.S.D. Atletico Arezzo 2010 [37]
Avellino Avellino Calcio.12 S.S.D. 2009 [38]
Como Calcio Como 2005 [39][40][41]
Como 1907 2017 [42]
Foggia A.C.D. Foggia Calcio 2012
Grosseto F.C. Grosseto S.S.D. 2015 [43]
Latina 2017 [42]
Mantua Mantova F.C. S.r.l. 2010 [37]
2017 [42]
Messina 2017 [42]
Monza S.S.D. Monza 1912 2015 [44]
Padua S.S.D. Biancoscudati Padova 2014 [45]
Parma S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913 2015 [46]
Perugia A.S.D. Perugia Calcio S.r.l. 2010 [37]
Pisa A.C. Pisa 1909 2009 [47]
Reggio Calabria A.S.D. Reggio Calabria 2015 [48]
Rimini A.C. Rimini 1912 S.S.D. a r.l. 2010 [37]
Siena Robur Siena S.S.D. 2014 [45]
Venice F.B.C. Unione Venezia 2009
Venezia F.C. Srld 2015 [43]
Eccellenza
Barletta A.S.D. Barletta 1922 2015 [43]
Imola Imolese 2005
Manfredonia A.S.D. Manfredonia Football 1932 2010 [37]
Olbia A.S.D. Olbia 1905 2010 [37]
Sora Sora 2005
Trieste Unione Triestina 2012 S.S.D. 2012 [49]
Varese Varese Calcio S.S.D. 2015 [48]
Promozione
Chieti A.S.D. Chieti 2006 [50]
Cassino A.S.D. Nuova Cassino Calcio 1924 2010 [51][52]

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