A.C. Monza

Associazione Calcio Monza (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmontsa] (listen)) is a professional football club based in Monza, Lombardy, Italy. Founded in 1912 as Monza Foot Ball Club, they play in the Serie B, the second tier of Italian football, following promotion in the 2019–20 season. In its history, the club has never reached the Serie A and has participated in 40 second division seasons as of the 2021–22 season, the most by any Italian club without ever achieving promotion to the first division.[2]

Full nameAssociazione Calcio Monza S.p.A.
Nickname(s)I Bagai (Brianzolo: The Boys)
I Biancorossi (The White and Reds)
I Brianzoli
Founded1 September 1912; 109 years ago (1 September 1912), as Monza F.B.C.
3 June 2004; 17 years ago (3 June 2004), as A.C. Monza Brianza 1912
2 July 2015; 6 years ago (2 July 2015), as S.S.D. Monza 1912
GroundStadio Brianteo
Capacity18,568 (10,000 operational)
OwnerSilvio Berlusconi[1]
PresidentPaolo Berlusconi
Head coachGiovanni Stroppa
LeagueSerie B
2020–21Serie B, 3rd of 20
WebsiteClub website
Current season

In 2020, Monza returned to the Serie B after a 19-year absence; the club's last participation in the Italian second division dated back to the 2000–01 season. Monza holds the record of victories in the Coppa Italia Serie C, winning it four times. They also won four Serie C championships and an Anglo-Italian Cup. Known as i Bagai ("the Boys"), Monza's kit colours have traditionally been red and white. They have played at the Stadio Brianteo since 1988.