U.S. Ancona 1905

Full name Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905
Nickname(s) i Dorici (The Dorians)
i Biancorossi (The Red and Whites)
Founded 1905 (Ancona)
2004 (AC Ancona)
1948 (SS Piano San Lazzaro)
2010 (US Ancona)
Dissolved 2004 (Ancona)
2010 (AC Ancona)
Ground Stadio del Conero,[1]
Ancona, Italy
Ground Capacity 23,967
President Andrea Marinelli
Head coach Giovanni Cornacchini
League Lega Pro/B
2015–16 Lega Pro/B, 4th
Website Club home page

Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[2][3] commonly referred to as Ancona, is an Italian association football club based in Ancona, Marche. It plays in the Lega Pro league.


Football in Ancona

A.C. Ancona

Former AC Ancona logo

The origins of football in Ancona go back to 1905 when was founded Unione Sportiva Anconitana, changing its name to Ancona Calcio in 1982 and being refounded in 2004 as Associazione Calcio Ancona.
In the summer 2010, the club failed to join Serie B or any of the lower divisions and filed for bankruptcy.

US Ancona 1905

The club was founded in 1948 as Società Sportiva Piano San Lazzaro and after its 2nd place in Eccellenza Marche it was refounded in 2010, after failure join of the historical club,[4] changing its denomination to Unione Sportiva Ancona 1905,[5] maintaining the same league.
US Ancona 1905 becames so the new Ancona and then the main football club of the city, but it is not his legitimate heir not having yet acquired its brand and its sports title.[6]

2010–11 season

The club in the season 2010–11 obtains a prestigious "triplete":[7]

2011–12 season

The club in the season 2011–12 plays in Serie D group F with the objective of obtaining an immediate promotion to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. On 29 November 2011, after the incredible remount suffered with Riccione who drew 2–2 to sawing 2 goals in the final minutes[14] the coach Massimiliano Favo was sacked and substituted by Marco Osio,[15] until 3 February 2012 when he rescinds the contract by mutual agreement with the company. The new coach of the team becomes Sauro Trillini.[16] The team was ranked 3rd qualifying so for the Promotion playoffs, but it was eliminated from Sambenedettese in the second round.

Back to professionalism

In the 2013–14 season, Ancona won the Serie D title and thus ensured promotion to the 2014–15 Lega Pro, and back into professionalism.

Colors and badge

The team's color are white and red-yellow.


Main article: Stadio del Conero

Ancona 1905 play their home matches at the 25,000 capacity, Stadio Conero, located in the city of Ancona.

Current squad

As of 30 March 2016 [17]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Italy GK Gianclaudio Lori
Italy GK Giuseppe Polizzi
Italy GK Simone David
Ivory Coast DF Dramane Konaté (on loan from Empoli)
Italy DF Marco Mallus
Italy DF Alessandro Radi
Italy DF Pasquale Di Sabatino (on loan from Pescara)
Italy DF Daniele Pedrelli
Italy DF Alessandro Di Dio
Italy MF Luca Parodi (on loan from Torino)
Morocco MF Zaccaria Hamlili
Italy MF Matteo Adamo (on loan from Roma)
Italy MF Lorenzo Bambozzi
Italy MF Luca Gelonese
No. Position Player
Italy MF Francesco Salciccia
Italy DF Lorenzo Paoli
Italy MF Umberto Cazzola
Italy MF Pierantonio Sassano
Italy MF Daniele Casiraghi
Italy MF Leo Di Ceglie
Italy MF Lorenzo Paoli
Italy FW Davide Montagnoli
Italy FW Cristiano Lombardi (on loan from Lazio)
Italy FW Tiberio Velocci
Italy FW Alberto Libertazzi (on loan from Novara)
Italy FW Massimo Bussi
Italy FW Luca Cognigni
Italy FW Marco Frediani (on loan from Roma)


  1. Archived 24 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. http://www.pianosanlazzaro.it/Stampa/archivio/anno2010/Agosto/110810.pdf
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20120424224624/http://www.laprovinciasportiva.net/news.asp?id=717. Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. http://msc.media.mscnetwork.com/PDFS/MSC_3_3554_2.pdf
  5. "I biancorossi in Eccellenza si chiameranno Ancona 1905 • Vivere Ancona". Vivereancona.it.
  6. "Il sindaco annuncia il nome: "Sarà Us Ancona 1905"". il Resto del Carlino (in Italian). 10 August 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  7. "Il Resto Del Carlino – Ancona – Ancona, 'Triplete' da sogno ma ora via di corsa dal dilettantismo". Ilrestodelcarlino.it.
  8. "L'Ancona ha vinto la Coppa Italia Dilettanti ed è promossa in serie D " Riviera Oggi". Rivieraoggi.it. 6 April 2011.
  9. "Calcio: l'Ancona 1905 vince il Campionato di Eccellenza, vittoria criticata • Vivere Senigallia". Viveresenigallia.it.
  10. "Corriere Adriatico". Corriereadriatico.it.
  11. Archived 28 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. "Lazio – Città di Marino promosso in serie D – Notiziario del Calcio". Notiziariocalcio.com.
  13. http://www.riccione1929.it/RICCIONE-ANCONA-2-2-MARANI-E-SAVINI-RIACCIUFFANO-LANCONA.htm
  14. https://web.archive.org/web/20120609060017/http://www.ancona1905.it/2011/11/primo-giorno-di-mister-osio/. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. "Clamoroso ad Ancona: si dimette Osio. Panchina a Sauro Trillini « Riviera Oggi". Rivieraoggi.it. 3 February 2012.
  16. http://www.ancona1905.it/club/ancona-1905/
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