S.S. Verbania Calcio

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Verbania
S.S. Verbania Calcio.png
Full nameSocietà Sportiva Verbania Calcio
Nickname(s)Biancocerchiati (White-ringed)
Founded1959
2006 (refound)
GroundStadio Carlo Pedroli,
Verbania, Italy
Capacity3,000
ChairmanFrancesca Pangallo[1]
ManagerAlessandro Oliva
LeagueSerie D/A
2012–13Serie D/A, 9th

Società Sportiva Verbania Calcio, shortened as Verbania, is an Italian association football club located in the town of Verbania, Piedmont. Currently it plays in Serie D.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1959 after the merging of Libertas Pallanza and Verbania Sportiva that was founded in 1947 and played the season, 1947–48, in Serie C, the third level of Italian football.

The new club spent the majority of its history in the semi-professional and regional levels of Italian Football, in Serie D and Eccellenza; but in the early period of its history, it played 7 seasons in Serie C (currently Lega Pro Prima Divisione), from 1966–67 to 1972–73.

In 2006 the sports title was transferred from A.S.D. Verbania Calcio to A.S.D. Amici del Verbania, which the former was liquidated.[2]

In the season 2011–12 it was promoted from Eccellenza Piedmont and Aosta Valley/A to Serie D.

Colors, badge and stadium[edit]

The club's colour is white ringed by a blue-yellow-red strip and the club's home ground is the Stadio Carlo Pedroli.[3]

Notable players[edit]

One of the clubs most notable players is Maltese striker, Carmel Busuttil, who played over 100 times for Malta, and scored 23 international goals.

Honours[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ (in Italian) Organizational chart of Verbania Calcio
  2. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 25 (2006–07)" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. 1 August 2006. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  3. ^ (in Italian) Stadium's infos at Verbania Calcio website

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