Venezia F.C.

association football club based in Venice, Italy
(Redirected from SSC Venezia)

Venezia Football Club, commonly known as just Venezia FC or Venezia, is a professional football club that plays in Venice, Italy. They currently play in Serie A. They were promoted from the Serie B in the 2020–21 season.

Venezia
Full nameVenezia Football Club
Nickname(s)Gil Arancioneroverdi (The Orange-Black-Green)
I Lagunari (The Lagoonal Ones)
I Leoni Alati (The Winged Lions)
Founded1907
2005 (as SSC Venezia)
2009 (as FBC Unione Venezia)
2015 (as Venezia FC)
Dissolved2005 (AC Venezia)
2009 (SSC Venezia)
GroundStadio Pierluigi Penzo,
Venezia, Italy
Capacity7,000
ChairmanRussia Yuri Korablin
ManagerItaly Alessandro Dal Canto
LeagueSerie B
2018-1915th of 19
Current season

The club play their home games at Stadio Pierluigi Penzo. The stadium opened in 1913. It is the second oldest stadium in Italy. The oldest one is Genoa's Stadio Luigi Ferraris. The stadium is also notable because it is easily accessible by boat, and even has parking spaces for boats.

The club are currently planning a new stadium that will be located near Marco Polo Airport, away from Venice Island.[1]

Name changesEdit

  • 1907–1919: Venezia FBC
  • 1919–1987: AC Venezia
  • 1987–1989: Calcio Venezia-Mestre
  • 1989–2005: AC Venezia 1907
  • 2005–2009: SSC Venezia
  • 2009–2014: FBC Unione Venezia
  • 2015–present: Venezia FC

League PositionEdit

Season Division Position
2010–11 Serie D Group C – 2nd
2011–12 Serie D Group C - Champion
2012–13 Seconda Divisione Group A – 3rd
2013–14 Prima Divisione Group A – 10th
2014–15 Lega Pro Group A – 13th
2015–16 Serie D Group C – Champion
2016–17 Lega Pro Group C – Champion
2017–18 Serie B 5th
2018–19 Serie B 15th
2019–20 Serie B 11th
2020–21 Serie B 5th

TitlesEdit

  • Serie B
    • Champions: 1960–61, 1965–66
    • Runners-up: 1938–39, 1948–49, 1997–98

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stadium". Venezia F.C. Archived from the original on 2020-08-15. Retrieved 2020-06-19.