U.S. Lecce

Sport Soccer
Country Italy Italy
Home town Lecce
Founding year 1908
Leagues Serie A,
Serie B

Unione Sportiva Lecce is an Italian football club based in Lecce in Apulia. They currently feature in the Italian Serie A and have been tossing between the Italian first division and the second division for most of their time in existence.

Lecce was formed on March 15,1908 as Sporting Club Lecce presided by Francesco Marangi. The club initially played in the regional leagues and competitions.

During the 1923-1924 the club was disbanded but made a swift return on September 16,1927 as Unione Sportiva Lecce and entered into the Italian Serie B for the 1929-1930 season but soon declined and played in the Serie C for some time.

Between 1959 and 1975, Lecce played seventeen heavily limping seasons in the Italian Serie C but finally gained promotion to the Serie A in 1985 under the management of Eugenio Fascetti. They were immediately relegated however but returned to the top flight in 1988.

Lecce finished 9h in the 1988-1999 season in the Serie A but since then have flirted with relegation to the Serie B and promotion to the Serie A.

Lecce played the 2007-2008 season in the Italian Serie B and gained promotion to the Serie A and are now a Serie A team for the 2008-2009 season.

Lecce play their home matches at the Stadio Via del Mare, which can host 36,285 people. The club bears the nicknames Giallorossi (ywllow-reds), Salentini (Salenters) and Lupi (Wolves).

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Match Results

Inter Milan

Inter Milan played a game against U.S. Lecce that ended in a draw (1 - 1) Serie A -

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Parma

Parma won a game against U.S. Lecce (2 - 0) in the Serie A -

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Udinese

Udinese won a game against U.S. Lecce (1 - 0) in the Serie A -

Bologna

Bologna won a game against U.S. Lecce (3 - 2) in the Serie A -

Team Roster

Name Position
Romario Sandu Benzar defender
Marco Calderoni defender
Giulio Donati defender
Luka Dumancic defender
Riccardo Fiamozzi defender
Antonino Gallo defender
Matteo Legittimo defender
Fabio Lucioni defender
Biagio Meccariello defender
Leonardo Nunzella defender
Roberto Pierno defender
Davide Riccardi defender
Andrea Rispoli defender
Luca Rossettini defender
Alessandro Avantaggiato forward
Khouma Babacar forward
Davide Cavaliere forward
Edgaras Dubickas forward
Andrea La Mantia forward
Gianluca Lapadula forward
Simone Lo Faso forward
Stefano Pettinari forward
Andrea Saraniti forward
Brayan Emanuel Vera Ramírez forward
Marco Bleve goalkeeper
Gianmarco Chironi goalkeeper
Gabriel Ferreira goalkeeper
Joakim Milli goalkeeper
Mauro Vigorito goalkeeper
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado Bello midfielder
Antonio Di Silvestro midfielder
Alessio Esposito midfielder
Filippo Falco midfielder
Mattia Felici midfielder
Gilbert Gianelli Imbula Wanga midfielder
Luca Locci midfielder
Žan Majer midfielder
Marco Mancosu midfielder
Jacopo Petriccione midfielder
Evgeniy Shakhov midfielder
Andrea Tabanelli midfielder
Panagiotis Tachtsidis midfielder
Radoslav Tsonev midfielder

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