Isernia F.C.

Full name Isernia Football Club
Nickname(s) Sanniti (Samnites); Pentri
Founded 1928
2004 (refounded)
2009 (refounded)
Ground Stadio Mario Lancellotta,
Isernia, Italy
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Italy
Manager Italy Pierluigi De Bellis
League Serie D/F
2012–13 Serie D/F, 13th

Isernia Football Club, shortened as Isernia, is an Italian association football club located in the city of Isernia, Molise. Currently it plays in Serie D. The nickname of the club is "pentri" (this is the name of most important tribe of the Samnites). They play their home matches at Stadio Mario Lancellotta.



Founded in 1928 as Samnium Isernia, Isernia F.C. spent the majority of its history into semi-professional and regional levels of the Italian Football. In the seasons 1984–85,[1] 1985–86[2] and 2003–04,[3][4] Isernia played in Serie C2 (currently Lega Pro Seconda Divisione), the 4th Italian professional football level.


From Sporting Isernia to Sporting Aesernia

Failed in 2004, it was immediately refounded as A.S.D. Sporting Isernia that in 2007 was merged with A.S.D. Aesernia founding A.S.D. Sporting Aesernia.

From Real Isernia to Isernia F.C.

In summer 2009 the new club that played on Promozione was merged with A.S.D. Real Rocca d'Evandro 2006 of Scapoli, club of Eccellenza Molise, founding A.S.D. Real Isernia.

First classified in 2010–2011 Eccellenza Molise,[5] in the summer 2011 was renamed Isernia F.C. playing from the 2011–2012 season in Serie D.

Colors and badge

Its colours are white and sky blue.

Rivalries & Friendships

Founded in 1994, Cherokee is the club's biggest ultras group.
Isernia have a strong rivalry with Cassino and Vasto but their main rivals are the neighbours Campobasso, Termoli and Venafro.
Conversely the ultras have friendly relationships with Manfredonia, Terracina, Maceratese and Gipsy Gang ( Rapid Bumbai) ].


The home ground is the Stadio Mario Lancellotta.

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