Serie B

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Serie B
Founded1929
CountryItaly
Level on pyramid2
Most championshipsGenoa,Atalanta (6 titles each)

Serie B is the second football league division in Italy.

Promotion and Relegation[change | change source]

Promotion[change | change source]

At the end of the seasons, three teams are promoted to Serie A. The first two teams are directly qualified to Serie A.

The third team is selected by play-offs. If the third team is 10 points or more ahead the 4th, The third team is automatically qualified.

Relegation[change | change source]

The three last-placed teams are directly relegated to serie C, and the 19th is automatically relegated only if the 18th is 5 points or more ahead.

If the 18th is not 5 points or more ahead the 19th, there will be play-outs.

Team List[change | change source]

Seasons in Serie B[change | change source]

  • 60 seasons: Brescia
  • 52 seasons: Verona
  • 50 seasons: Modena
  • 46 seasons: Bari
  • 43 seasons: Palermo
  • 38 seasons: Monza
  • 37 seasons: Padova
  • 36 seasons: Pescara
  • 35 seasons: Catania, Vicenza
  • 34 seasons: Como, Novara, Venezia
  • 33 seasons: Genoa, Reggiana
  • 32 seasons: Cesena, Messina, Pisa
  • 31 seasons: Taranto
  • 29 seasons: Cagliari
  • 28 seasons: Atalanta, Catanzaro
  • 27 seasons: Cremonese, Parma, Salernitana, Ternana
  • 26 seasons: Lecce
  • 25 seasons: Livorno, Perugia, Spezia
  • 24 seasons: Foggia
  • 22 seasons: Ancona, Reggina, Triestina
  • 21 seasons: Ascoli, Sambenedettese, SPAL, Varese
  • 20 seasons: Alessandria, Empoli
  • 19 seasons: Avellino, Cosenza, Lucchese, Pistoiese
  • 18 seasons: Piacenza, Udinese
  • 16 seasons: Arezzo, Treviso
  • 14 seasons: Legnano, Mantova
  • 13 seasons: Pro Patria, Pro Vercelli, Siena
  • 12 seasons: Bologna, Fanfulla, Napoli, Torino
  • 11 seasons: Cittadella, Crotone, Lazio, Lecco, Sampdoria, Vigevano
  • 10 seasons: Marzotto, Prato
  • 9 seasons: AlbinoLeffe, Rimini
  • 8 seasons: Chievo, Frosinone
  • 7 seasons: Ravenna, Siracusa
  • 6 seasons: Brindisi, Fidelis Andria, Grosseto, Seregno, Viareggio
  • 5 seasons: Campobasso, Fiorentina, Potenza, Sassuolo, Savona
  • 4 seasons: Barletta, Casale, Carpi, Juve Stabia, Latina, Monfalcone, Pavia, Pro Sesto, Trapani, Virtus Entella, Virtus Lanciano
  • 3 seasons: Cavese, Derthona, Grion Pola, L'Aquila, Nocerina, Piombino, Sanremese, Savoia
  • 2 seasons: Acireale, Biellese, Carrarese, Casertana, Castel di Sangro, Crema, Fiumana, Gallaratese, Gubbio, Licata, Liguria, Milan, Pro Gorizia, Rieti, Sampierdarenese, Scafatese, Suzzara, Trani, Vogherese
  • 1 season: Alba Trastevere, Alzano Virescit, Arsenale Taranto, Benevento, Bolzano, Centese, Fermana, Forlì, Gallipoli, Juventus, La Dominante, Maceratese, Magenta, Massese, M.A.T.E.R., Matera, Mestrina, Molinella, Portogruaro, Roma, Sestrese, Sorrento, Vita Nova

Serie B members in 2017-18[change | change source]

Team Home city Stadium Capacity 2016–17 season
Ascoli Ascoli Piceno Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca 10,887 15th in Serie B
Avellino Avellino Stadio Partenio – Adriano Lombardi 10,215 17th in Serie B
Bari Bari Stadio San Nicola 58,270 12th in Serie B
Brescia Brescia Stadio Mario Rigamonti 16,743 14th in Serie B
Carpi Carpi Stadio Sandro Cabassi 5,510 7th in Serie B
Cesena Cesena Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi 23,860 13th in Serie B
Cittadella Cittadella Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato 7,623 6th in Serie B
Cremonese Cremona Stadio Giovanni Zini 20,641 Lega Pro/A Champions
Empoli Empoli Stadio Carlo Castellani 16,800 18th in Serie A
Foggia Foggia Stadio Pino Zaccheria 16,798 Lega Pro/C Champions
Frosinone Frosinone Stadio Benito Stirpe 16,125 3rd in Serie B
Novara Novara Stadio Silvio Piola 17,875 9th in Serie B
Palermo Palermo Stadio Renzo Barbera 36,349 19th in Serie A
Parma Parma Stadio Ennio Tardini 27,906 2nd in Lega Pro/B
Perugia Perugia Stadio Renato Curi 23,125 4th in Serie B
Pescara Pescara Stadio Adriatico – Giovanni Cornacchia 20,515 20th in Serie A
Pro Vercelli Vercelli Stadio Silvio Piola 5,500 16th in Serie B
Salernitana Salerno Stadio Arechi 31,300 11th in Serie B
Spezia La Spezia Stadio Alberto Picco 10,290 8th in Serie B
Ternana Terni Stadio Libero Liberati 17,460 18th in Serie B
Venezia Venice Stadio Pierluigi Penzo 7,450 Lega Pro/B Champions
Virtus Entella Chiavari Stadio Comunale Aldo Gastaldi 5,535 10th in Serie B

Perfomances by club[change | change source]

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
Genoa 6 1 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1976, 1989
Atalanta 6 3 1928, 1940, 1959, 1984, 2006, 2011
Palermo 5 2 1932, 1948, 1968, 2004, 2014
Bari 4 6 1935, 1942, 1946, 2009
Brescia 3 6 1965, 1992, 1997
Verona 3 5 1957, 1982, 1999
Como 3 2 1949, 1980, 2002
Torino 3 2 1960, 1990, 2001
Varese 3 1 1964, 1970, 1974
Vicenza 3 1 1955, 1977, 2000
Fiorentina 3 1931, 1939, 1994
Novara 3 3 1927, 1938, 1948
Venezia 2 3 1961, 1966
Napoli 2 3 1946, 1950
Pescara 2 2 1987, 2012
Udinese 2 2 1956, 1979
Ascoli 2 1 1978, 1986
Livorno 2 1 1933, 1937
Bologna 2 1 1988, 1996
Lucchese 2 1936, 1947
Milan 2 1981, 1983
Salernitana 2 1947, 1998
SPAL 2 1951, 2017
Modena 1 4 1943
Pisa 1 4 1985
Cagliari 1 3 2016
Padova 1 3 1948
Lazio 1 2 1969
Lecce 1 2 2010
Perugia 1 2 1975
Pro Patria 1 2 1947
Alessandria 1 1 1946
Catania 1 1 1954
Empoli 1 1 2005
Foggia 1 1 1991
Mantova 1 1 1971
Piacenza 1 1 1995
Reggiana 1 1 1993
Sampdoria 1 1 1967
Siena 1 1 2003
Ternana 1 1 1972
Carpi 1 2015
Casale 1 1930
Chievo 1 2008
Juventus 1 2007
Liguria 1 - 1941
Messina 1 1963
Roma 1 1952
Sampierdarenese 1 - 1934
Sassuolo 1 2013
Triestina 1 1958
Spezia 1 1929
Legnano 4
Catanzaro 2
Cesena 2
Lecco 2
Cremonese 1
Crotone 1
Frosinone 1
Parma 1
Pistoiese 1
Treviso 1

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