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Serie C

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Serie C
Founded1935 (as Serie C)
2014 (refounded as Lega Pro)
2017 (refounded again as Serie C)
Number of teams60
Level on pyramid3–4 (3 from 2014–15)
Promotion toSerie B
Relegation toSerie D
Domestic cup(s)Coppa Italia
League cup(s)Coppa Italia Serie C
Supercoppa di Serie C
Current championsGroup A:Virtus Entella
Group B:Pordenone Calcio
Group C: Juve Stabia
(2019-20 Serie C)
Current: 2019-20 Serie C

Serie C is the third highest division of Football in Italy after the Serie A and Serie B. It has its headquarters in Florence. In the past, it also had a club from San Marino in it. The league in the past was divided as Lega Pro Prima Divisione and Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. However, it was combined as only one division: Serie C, in 2017. It was originally founded as the Serie C in 1935, rebranded in 2014 to Lega Pro, and then rebranded again to Serie C in 2017.