Ascoli Calcio 1898 F.C.

Ascoli Calcio 1898 F.C., commonly referred to as Ascoli, is an Italian football club based in Ascoli Piceno, Marche. The club was formed in 1898 and currently play in Serie B, having returned to it after two seasons spent in Serie A and eight in Serie B. Ascoli played in Serie A during the periods 1974–1976, 1978–1985, 1986–1990, 1991–1992, and 2005–2007.

Full nameAscoli Calcio 1898 F.C. S.p.A.
Nickname(s)I Picchi (The Woodpeckers)
Founded1898; 123 years ago (1898)
2014 (refounded)
GroundStadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca,
Ascoli Piceno, Italy
OwnerMassimo Pulcinelli
PresidentCarlo Neri
Head coachAndrea Sottil
LeagueSerie B
2020–21Serie B, 16th of 20
WebsiteClub website

The team traditionally play in vertical black and white stripes.