U.S. Folgore Caratese A.S.D.

Folgore Caratese
Full name Unione Sportiva Folgore Caratese Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica
Founded 2011
Ground Stadio XXV Aprile,
Carate Brianza
Ground Capacity 3,210
Chairman Paolo Battocchi
Manager Cristiano Bacci
League Serie D/B
2014–15 Serie D/B, 17th

U.S. Folgore Caratese A.S.D.[1] is an Italian association football club, based in Carate Brianza which currently plays in Serie D group B.


Old Caratese logo

The club was founded in 2011[2] after the merger of U.S. Folgore Verano (founded in 1951 and playing in Eccellenza) and U.S. Caratese (founded in 1908 and playing in Serie D).[3] The most notable former player of Caratese has been Moreno Torricelli.

Folgore Caratese is a satellite team of Novara Calcio. The club serves as a training side for Novara's young talents.[4]

Colors and badge

The team's colors are blue with white border.


It plays at the Stadio XXV Aprile in Carate Brianza, which has a capacity of 3,000.


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