F.C. Aprilia Racing Club

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Aprilia
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Full nameFootball Club Aprilia Racing Club
Founded2009
2018 (merged with Racing Fondi)
GroundStadio Quinto Ricci
Capacity2,000
ChairmanAntonio Pezone
ManagerPino Selvaggio
LeagueSerie D Group G
2017–18Serie D Group G, 6th of 18
WebsiteClub website

Football Club Aprilia Racing Club is an Italian football club based in Aprilia, in the Province of Latina, Lazio. As of 2018–19 season, Aprilia was participating in Serie D. In 2018, F.C. Aprilia merged with S.S. Racing Club Fondi to form the current club.

Predecessors[edit]

Associazione Calcio Aprilia was founded in 1971;[1] the club folded in 2009 after last played in Eccellenza Lazio and selling its sports title to form S.S.D. Vigor Cisterna [it], despite at the same time, investor also bought another sports title to form the phoenix club of Aprilia.

History[edit]

F.C. Rondinelle Latina[edit]

In 2009, investor acquired a sports title in Serie D to found F.C. Rondinelle Latina. The sports title was sold by F.C. Latina after the club was merged with U.S. Virtus Latina to form U.S. Latina Calcio.[1] Despite Rondinelle Latina was named after Latina, the club played in Stadio Quinto Ricci, Aprilia.[2]

On 26 May 2010 the club changed the name to F.C. Aprilia.[1][3]

F.C. Aprilia[edit]

At the end of the 2010–11 season the club won group G of Serie D and was promoted to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.

The debut in the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione for the 2011–2012 season was very satisfying finishing fifth and securing a place in the playoffs for promotion to Lega Pro Prima Divisione, losing in the semi-final to Chieti.

F.C. Aprilia Racing Club[edit]

The club changed its denomination to F.C. Aprilia Racing Club in 2018, after Antonio Pezone, former owner of Racing Roma and Racing Fondi, merging the latter with F.C. Aprilia.[4]

Crest[edit]

The club used the coat of arms of the city and comune as the main element of the club logo. However, it used the former version of the coat of arms, which the crown in the coat of arms was changed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dal cambio di nome ai Pro: 10 cose da sapere sull'Aprilia". Sky Sport (in Italian). Sky Italia. 25 April 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Latina sorride, l'Aprilia no (NON PERDETE IL VIDEO DEL MATCH!!)". zonapontina.com (in Italian). 23 November 2009. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Aprilia, quale futuro?". zonapontina.com (in Italian). 25 May 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  4. ^ "TFN dichiara inammissibile il ricordo del Aprilia Racing Club contro il Matera Calcio". sassilive.it (in Italian). 8 August 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.

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