Ferruccio Novo

Ferruccio Novo
Personal information
Date of birth (1897-03-22)22 March 1897
Place of birth Turin, Italy
Date of death 8 April 1974(1974-04-08) (aged 77)
Place of death Italy
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Teams managed
1939–1953 Torino (President)
1949–1950 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ferruccio Novo (born 22 March 1897 in Turin – died 8 April 1974 in Laigueglia) was an Italian association football player, coach, and sports manager, who played as a defender. He is a former president of Calcio Torino.[1]

Playing career

Novo spent his entire career playing for Italian club Torino F.C..[1]

Post-playing career

Novo became Torino's president in 1939. Moreover, as the Technical Commission Chairman of the Italy national football team, he led them to the 1950 FIFA World Cup. In 2014 he was inducted posthumously into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 3 Ivan Balbo. "NOVO, Ferruccio" (in Italian). Treccani: Enciclopedia dello Sport (2002). Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. "Hall of fame, 10 new entry: con Vialli e Mancini anche Facchetti e Ronaldo" [Hall of fame, 10 new entries: with Vialli and Mancini also Facchetti and Ronaldo] (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.

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