Atalanta B.C.

Italian association football club based in Bergamo, Lombardy

Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio, often called Atalanta (nicknamed La Dea, the Nerazzurri, or the Orobici) is a professional football club based in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. The club plays in Serie A ever since it got promoted from Serie B in 2010–11. They finished 3rd in the 2018–19 Serie A season, meaning they could play in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the club's history. They play at the Gewiss Stadium, which has a capacity of 21,300. They have a long-standing rivalry with nearby club Brescia.

Atalanta
Full nameAtalanta Bergamasca Calcio S.p.A.
Nickname(s)La Dea (The Goddess)
Gli Orobici
I Nerazzurri (The Black and Blues)
Founded17 October 1907; 114 years ago (1907-10-17)
GroundGewiss Stadium
Capacity21,300
PresidentAntonio Percassi
Head coachGian Piero Gasperini
LeagueSerie A
2019/203rd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 5 October 2020.[1]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   Brazil Rafael Tolói (captain)
4 DF   Croatia Boško Šutalo
6 DF   Argentina José Luis Palomino
7 FW   Netherlands Sam Lammers
8 DF   Germany Robin Gosens
9 FW   Colombia Luis Muriel
11 MF    Switzerland Remo Freuler
13 DF   Italy Mattia Caldara (on loan from Milan)
15 MF   Netherlands Marten de Roon
17 DF   Argentina Cristian Romero (on loan from Juventus)
18 MF   Ukraine Ruslan Malinovskyi
19 DF   Albania Berat Djimsiti
21 DF   Italy Cristiano Piccini (on loan from Valencia)
24 GK   Italy Marco Carnesecchi
26 DF   Colombia Johan Mojica (on loan from Girona)
27 DF   Italy Fabio Depaoli (on loan from Sampdoria)
31 GK   Italy Francesco Rossi
No. Pos. Nation Player
32 MF   Italy Matteo Pessina
33 DF   Netherlands Hans Hateboer
40 DF   Italy Matteo Ruggeri
57 GK   Italy Marco Sportiello
59 MF   Russia Aleksei Miranchuk
72 FW   Slovenia Josip Iličić
79 FW   Ivory Coast Amad Traoré
88 MF   Croatia Mario Pašalić
91 FW   Colombia Duván Zapata
95 GK   Italy Pierluigi Gollini
GK   Italy Alessandro Pavan
GK   Serbia Boris Radunović
GK   Italy Roberto Taliento
DF   Italy Fabio Eguelfi
MF   Ivory Coast Willy Braciano Ta Bi
FW   Italy Rilind Nivokazi
FW   Italy Marco Tumminello

Out on loanEdit

As of 5 October 2020.

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   Italy Lorenzo Babbi (at Piacenza until 30 June 2021)
GK   Italy Stefano Mazzini (at Carrarese until 30 June 2021)
GK   Senegal Khadim Ndiaye (at Ascoli until 30 June 2021)
GK   Italy Alessandro Santopadre (at Potenza until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Alberto Alari (at Ravenna until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Raoul Bellanova (at Pescara until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Federico Bergonzi (at Feralpisalò until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Davide Bettella (at Monza until 30 June 2022)
DF   Italy Giorgio Brogni (at Feralpisalò until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Riccardo Burgio (at Avellino until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Nicolò Cambiaghi (at Reggiana until 30 June 2021)
DF   Germany Lennart Czyborra (at Genoa until 30 June 2022)
DF   Italy Alessio Girgi (at Legnago until 30 June 2021)
DF   Brazil Rodrigo Guth (at Pescara until 30 June 2021)
DF   Czech Republic David Heidenreich (at   FK Teplice until 30 June 2021)
DF   Brazil Roger Ibañez (at Roma until 30 June 2021)
DF   Croatia Anton Krešić (at Padova until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Federico Mattiello (at Spezia until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Christian Mora (at Alessandria until 30 June 2022)
DF   Italy Caleb Okoli (at S.P.A.L. until 30 June 2021)
DF   Poland Arkadiusz Reca (at Crotone until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Matteo Salvi (at Pistoiese until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Marco Varnier (at Pisa until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Eyob Zambataro (at Monopoli until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Enrico Zanoni (at Ravenna until 30 June 2021)
DF   Italy Nadir Zortea (at Cremonese until 30 June 2021)
MF   Albania Isnik Alimi (at   Sibenik until 30 June 2021)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   Italy Thomas Bolis (at Ravenna until 30 June 2021)
MF   Ecuador Bryan Cabezas (at   Emelec until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Marco Carraro (at Frosinone until 30 June 2022)
MF   Italy Andrea Colpani (at Monza until 30 June 2022)
MF   Italy Jacopo Da Riva (at Vicenza until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Enrico Del Prato (at Reggina until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Sebastiano Finardi (at Giana Erminio until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Nicolò Ghisleni (at Piacenza until 30 June 2021)
MF    Switzerland Nicolas Haas (at Empoli until 30 June 2021)
MF   Albania Erdis Kraja (at Grosseto until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Alessandro Mallamo (at Pordenone until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Filippo Melegoni (at Genoa until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Simone Muratore (at Reggiana until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Lorenzo Peli (at Reggina until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Matteo Pedrini (at Grosseto until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Samuele Signori (at Lucchese until 30 June 2021)
MF   Italy Luca Valzania (at Cremonese until 30 June 2021)
FW   Gambia Musa Barrow (at Bologna until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Christian Capone (at Pescara until 30 June 2021)
MF   Gambia Ebrima Colley (at Hellas Verona until 30 June 2021)
FW   Denmark Andreas Cornelius (at Parma until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Salvatore Elia (at Perugia until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Niccolò Ghisleni (at Piacenza until 30 June 2021)
FW   Ivory Coast Emmanuel Latte Lath (at Pro Patria until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Gabriel Lunetta (at Reggiana until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Roberto Piccoli (at Spezia until 30 June 2021)
FW   Italy Luca Vido (at Pisa until 30 June 2021)

Retired numbersEdit

12 – Dedication to fans, the 12th man
14 –   Federico Pisani, Forward (1991–97) – posthumous honour.
80 – Elio Corbani, radio journalist.

Managerial historyEdit

Atalanta have had many managers and head coaches throughout their history. Below is a chronological list of them from when Serie A was changed into a league format, from 1929–30 onwards.

 
Name Nationality Years
Cesare Lovati   1923–27
Imre Payer   1927–29
Enrico Tirabassi   1928–29
Luigi Cevenini   1929–30
József Viola   1930–33
Imre Payer   1933
Angelo Mattea   1933–35
Imre Payer   1935–36
Ottavio Barbieri   1936–38
Géza Kertész   1938–39
Ivo Fiorentini   1939–41
János Nehadoma   1941–46
Giuseppe Meazza   1946
Luis Monti   1946
Ivo Fiorentini   1946–49
Alberto Citterio
Carlo Carcano
 
 
1949
Giovanni Varglien   1949–51
Denis Charles Neville   1951–52
Carlo Ceresoli   1952
Luigi Ferrero   1952–54
Francesco Simonetti
Luigi Tentorio
 
 
1954
Luigi Bonizzoni   1954–57
 
Name Nationality Years
Carlo Rigotti   1957–58
Giuseppe Bonomi   1958
Karl Adamek   1958–59
Ferruccio Valcareggi   1959–62
Paolo Tabanelli   1962–63
Carlo Alberto Quario   1963–64
Carlo Ceresoli   1964
Héctor Puricelli   1965–66
Stefano Angeleri   1966–67
Paolo Tabanelli   1967–68
Stefano Angeleri   1968–69
Silvano Moro   1969
Carlo Ceresoli   1969
Corrado Viciani   1969–70
Renato Gei   1970
Giovan Battista Rota   1970
Giulio Corsini   1970–74
Heriberto Herrera Udrizar   1974–75
Angelo Piccioli   1975
Giancarlo Cadé   1975–76
Gianfranco Leoncini   1976
Giovan Battista Rota   1976–80
Bruno Bolchi   1980–81
Giulio Corsini   1981
 
Name Nationality Years
Ottavio Bianchi   1981 – 30 June 1983
Nedo Sonetti   1 July 1983 – 30 June 1987
Emiliano Mondonico   1 July 1987 – 30 June 1990
Pierluigi Frosio   1990–91
Bruno Giorgi   1991–92
Marcello Lippi   1 July 1992 – 30 June 1993
Francesco Guidolin   1 July 1993 – 30 September 1993
Andrea Valdinoci
Cesare Prandelli
 
 
1 November 1993 – 30 June 1994
Emiliano Mondonico   1 July 1994 – 30 June 1998
Bortolo Mutti   1 July 1998 – 30 June 1999
Giovanni Vavassori   1 July 1999 – 30 November 2002
Giancarlo Finardi   1 December 2002 – 30 June 2003
Andrea Mandorlini   1 July 2003–05
Delio Rossi   6 December 2004 – 30 June 2005
Stefano Colantuono   1 July 2005 – 30 June 2007
Luigi Delneri   1 July 2007 – 30 June 2009
Angelo Gregucci   1 July 2009 – 21 September 2009
Antonio Conte   21 September 2009 – 7 January 2010
Valter Bonacina (interim)   7 January 2010 – 10 January 2010
Bortolo Mutti   11 January 2010 – 10 June 2010
Stefano Colantuono   14 June 2010 – 4 March 2015
Edoardo Reja   4 March 2015 – 14 June 2016
Gian Piero Gasperini   14 June 2016 –

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

Winners: 1962–63
Runners-up (3): 1986–87, 1995–96, 2018–19
Winners (6):[2] 1927–28, 1939–40, 1958–59, 1983–84, 2005–06, 2010–11
Runners-up (4): 1936–37, 1970–71, 1976–77, 1999–2000
Winners: 1981–82

ReferencesEdit

  1. "First Team 2019/20". atalanta.it. Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  2. (Italian record shared with Genoa C.F.C.)

Other websitesEdit