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Alberto Pomini
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-03-17) 17 March 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Isola della Scala, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 San Marino 17 (0)
2003–2004 Bellaria 20 (0)
2004–2017 Sassuolo 185 (0)
2017– Palermo 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2017

Alberto Pomini (born 17 March 1981) is an Italian footballer who plays for Italian Serie B club Palermo as a goalkeeper.


Early career

Born in Isola della Scala, Veneto, Pomini started his professional career at Verona. After graduated from Primavera under-20 reserve team in 2001, Pomini left for San Marino Calcio in co-ownership deal. In the first season he was the understudy of Fabio Fabbri. Pomini played half of the game of 2002–03 Serie C2. He shared the starting role with Giovanni Vecchini. In June 2003 Verona gave up the remain 50% registration rights to San Marino Calcio.[1]

In mid-2003, he left for Serie C2 newcomer Bellaria – Igea Marina. Pomini played 20 games in 2003–04 Serie C2, ahead promotion protagonist Filippo Spitoni. Pomini also suspended 2 games due to send off.[2]


In mid-2004, Pomini was signed by fellow Serie C2 club Sassuolo. He was the longest serving player of the team as of 2015–16 Serie A season. Along with Nicolò Consolini, Gaetano Masucci and Marco Piccioni, they were the backbone of the squad to promote to Serie B in 2008. In the first season, Pomini shared the starting role with Gabriele Giaroli. Pomini played in the return leg of the promotion playoffs only.[3] In the second season, Giaroli became the backup and Pomini played all four games in the promotion playoffs,[4][5][6] which Sassuolo was the winner. In his maiden Serie C1 season, Romini was the understudy of Michael Agazzi. After Agazzi left the club in 2007, the club signed Massimiliano Benassi as first choice. The club promoted in 2007–08 Serie C1 as the grand champion.

Pomini only played once in his first Serie B season. In 2008–09 Serie B Pomini was the backup of Walter Bressan, along with Andrea Pinzan (since January 2009). Pomini was the understudy until 2010–11 Serie B, which Pomini played 23 games. Pomini also played in the playoffs round of 2009–10 Serie B, losing to Torino.[7][8] In 2011–12 Serie B, Sassuolo signed former youth internationals Davide Bassi, however Pomini was able to become the first chocie.

Pomini wore no.17 shirt from 2008 to 2012. In 2012, he received number 1 shirt from departing Davide Bassi.

In June 2015 he signed a new 1-year contract with Sassuolo.[9] In May 2016 he signed a new 1-year contract again.[10]



  1. ^ "CALCIOMERCATO, RAGGIUNTO UN ACCORDO CON LA TERNANA PER LA CESSIONE DI MARIO FRICK" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 25 June 2003. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
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  3. ^ "Serie C2/A: i tabellini dei playoff/out" (in Italian). Tgcom 24. 5 June 2005. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-18. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-18. 
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  7. ^ "Pareggio interno per i granata" (in Italian). Torino FC. c. 2010. Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Granata in finale!" (in Italian). Torino FC. ca. June 2010. Archived from the original on 9 June 2010. Retrieved 19 March 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  9. ^ "Ufficiali i rinnovi di Francesco Magnanelli e Alberto Pomini" (in Italian). U.S. Sassuolo Calcio. 29 June 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Rinnovo fino a Giugno 2017 per Marcello Gazzola e Alberto Pomini" (in Italian). U.S. Sassuolo Calcio. 27 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  11. ^ "La Salernitana si arrende al Sassuolo" (in Italian). la Città di Salerno. ca. 15 May 2008. Retrieved 19 March 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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