UC AlbinoLeffe

The Unione Calcio AlbinoLeffe is an Italian football club, which is located in the located near Bergamo villages Albino and Leffe in Italy.

History

After the end of the First World War, the club was founded Albinese Calcio in the Italian town of Val Seraiana in 1919. This association had its home in Albino, a town in Lombardy. His pitch was initially on the grounds of the primary school of albino. A few years later the Stadio Centro Sportivo Comunale was built. In the aftermath Albinense Calcio was a very popular club for young people. At the same time there was in the neighborhood of Albino Leffe, a club called ASC Leffe, then playing in the C series. There was a rivalry between the two clubs.

In the summer of 1998, the President of albino Calcio and ASC Leffe made ​​the decision to merge the two clubs to UC AlbinoLeffe. First president of the association was Pietro Zambaiti, first coach was Oscar Piantoni. As the stadium club served the Stadio di Martinelli Leffe, which had a capacity of 2260 spectators. In the first season of the newly formed club played in Serie C2, where you could celebrate the immediate promotion to Serie C1. In the season 2002/ 03, the UC AlbinoLeffe secured behind the FBC Treviso into second place in Serie C1. After successful play-off games against Calcio Padova and Pisa Calcio promotion to Serie B, where AlbinoLeffe finished second in the first season number 18, which meant relegation. For this second division season the club moved to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d' Italia to the nearby Bergamo, where the Serie A club Atalanta plays its home games since the stadium in Albino did not correspond to the statutes of the B series.

In recent years, the UC AlbinoLeffe could compete in the B series. After 2004/ 05 rank 12 has been reached, you had relegation matches against relegation against U.S. Avellino deny that it was decided 2-0 and 2:3 for themselves and thus was allowed to stay in the second division the following season. A year later they finished tenth and 2006/ 07 the team took 4th place This placement allowed AlbinoLeffe participation in play-offs for promotion to the Serie A. There, however, the club failed in the final on third-placed U.S. Lecce. The next two seasons, the club occupied with the places 9 and 11 each have a midfield place.

Achievements

  • Promotion to Serie C1 in 1999
  • Winner of the Coppa Italia Serie C in 2002
  • Promotion to Serie B in 2003

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Former Players

Former coach