Carrarese Calcio


Carrarese Calcio 1908, commonly referred to as Carrarese, is an Italian football club based in Carrara, Tuscany. It currently plays in Serie C, having last been in Serie B in 1948.

Carrarese
Full nameCarrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l.
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
I Giallazzurri (The Yellow and Bleus)
Gli Apuani (The Apuans)
I Marmiferi (The Marbles)
Founded1908
2016 (refounded)
GroundStadio dei Marmi [it]
Capacity9,500
ChairmanSalvo Zangari
ManagerAntonio Di Natale
LeagueSerie C Group A
2020–21Serie C Group A, 16th of 20
WebsiteClub website

History


The club was founded in 1908.

In the season 2010–11 from Lega Pro Seconda Divisione group B, Carrarese was promoted in the play-off to Lega Pro Prima Divisione.

In 2016 Carrarese Calcio S.r.l. went bankrupt.[1] A new company Carrarese Calcio 1908 S.r.l., successfully bid the sports title by refurbished the debt of Carrarese Calcio S.r.l.[2]

Colours and badge


The team's colours are light blue and white.

Ownership


Italian international and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (a native of Carrara and prominent supporter of the club) was a major shareholder of the club,[3] as part of a consortium that acquired the club in 2010; other shareholders include former Pisa Calcio chairman Maurizio Mian and long-time Serie A striker Cristiano Lucarelli.

Players


Current squad

As of 16 July 2021[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK  ITA Guido Pulidori
4 MF  GHA Daniel Kofi Agyei
5 DF  ITA Michele Murolo
6 DF  ITA Lorenzo Borri
7 MF  ITA Gianluca D'Auria
8 MF  ITA Andrea Luci
10 FW  ITA Giuseppe Caccavallo
17 MF  ITA Giovanni Foresta
19 MF  ITA Lorenzo Pasciuti
20 FW  ITA Saveriano Infantino
21 DF  GRE Arensi Rota
23 FW  FRA Abdou Doumbia
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 DF  ITA Luca Tedeschi
26 DF  ITA Nicolas Bresciani
27 DF  ITA Davide Grassini
GK  ITA Simone Barone
DF  ITA Thomas Battistella (on loan from Udinese)
DF  ITA Alessio Girgi (on loan from Atalanta)
DF  ITA Marco Imperiale
DF  ITA Antonio Marino
MF  ITA Andrea Mazzarani
FW  ITA Antonio Energe
FW  ITA Elia Galligani

Honours


Winners: 1982–83

References


  1. Pippo Russo (12 March 2016). "Carrarese, cronaca di una fine annunciata: Buffon è corresponsabile". calciomercato.com (in Italian). Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  2. "Comunicato Ufficiale N°453/A (2015–16)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. "Buffon absence fuels Man Utd rumours". Football Italia. 6 November 2010. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010.
  4. "Rosa" (in Italian). Carraresecalcio.it. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2016.