Italian football club based in Lecce
U.S. Lecce is a Italian football club from Lecce, Apulia. The club was founded 1908 and has spent a large part of their recent history changing between Italy's second division and Serie A. Its best Serie A finish is the ninth place obtained in the 1988–89 season. The team plays in red and yellow stripes the colours of city. The symbol of Lecce is a female wolf under a holm oak tree which is also the symbol of the city of Lecce.
|Full name||Unione Sportiva Lecce S.p.A.|
|Nickname(s)||I Giallorossi (The Yellow and Reds)|
I Salentini (The Salentians)
I Lupi (The Wolves)
|Founded||17 March 1908 (forerunner) |
16 September 1927
|Ground||Stadio Via del Mare,|
Lecce, Apulia, Italy
|President||Saverio Sticchi Damiani|
|Head coach||Marco Baroni|
|2021-22||1st promoted to Serie A|
- As of 9 August 2022.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- ↑ "Lecce, agibilità a tempo di record per il Via del Mare. E domenica arriva l'ex Ventura". La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
- ↑ "Storia dello Stemma". www.japigia.com. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
- ↑ "Prima Squadra 2021/22" (in Italian). uslecce.it.