Atalanta B.C.

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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
2021-228th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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 🐓rd 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.

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 12 August 2022[1][2][3]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Argentina Argentina Juan Musso
2 DF Italy Italy Rafael Tolói (captain)
3 DF Denmark Denmark Joakim Mæhle
5 DF Italy Italy Caleb Okoli
6 DF Argentina Argentina José Luis Palomino
7 MF Netherlands Netherlands Teun Koopmeiners
9 FW Colombia Colombia Luis Muriel
10 MF Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Jérémie Boga
11 FW Nigeria Nigeria Ademola Lookman
13 MF Brazil Brazil Éderson
15 MF Netherlands Netherlands Marten de Roon (vice-captain)[4]
18 MF Ukraine Ukraine Ruslan Malinovskyi
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF Albania Albania Berat Djimsiti
21 DF Italy Italy Nadir Zortea
22 DF Italy Italy Matteo Ruggeri
28 DF Turkey Turkey Merih Demiral
31 GK Italy Italy Francesco Rossi
33 DF Netherlands Netherlands Hans Hateboer
42 DF Italy Italy Giorgio Scalvini
57 GK Italy Italy Marco Sportiello
72 FW Slovenia Slovenia Josip Iličić
77 DF Italy Italy Davide Zappacosta
88 MF Croatia Croatia Mario Pašalić
91 FW Colombia Colombia Duván Zapata

Out on loan[change | change source]

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

Retired numbers[change | change source]

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

Managerial history[change | change source]

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

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

Winners: 1962–63
Runners-up (3): 1986–87, 1995–96, 2018–19
Winners (6):[5] 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


References[change | change source]

  1. "Rosa". atalanta.it. Atalanta B.C. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  2. "Squad - ATALANTA". legaseriea.it. Lega Serie A. Archived from the original on 20 March 2022. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  3. "Amichevole al Centro Bortolotti, la partita integrale | Atalanta–Como 4–0". YouTube.com. Atalanta B.C. 24 July 2022. Retrieved 24 July 2022.
  4. "Gasperini: 'Atalanta have many captains'". Football Italia. 19 December 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  5. (Italian record shared with Genoa C.F.C.)

Other websites[change | change source]