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Fiorentina
ACF Fiorentina 2.svg
Full name Associazione Calcio Firenze Fiorentina SpA[1][2]
Nickname(s) Viola (purple), Gigliati (Lilies)
Foondit 1926; 92 years ago (1926)
Ground Stadio Artemio Franchi
Ground Capacity 47,290
Awner Jason Wong
President Mario Cognigni
Head coach Paulo Sousa
League Serie A
2017–18 Serie A, 8t
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

ACF Fiorentina,[1][2] commonly referred tae as simply Fiorentina, is a profeesional Italian fitbaw club frae Florence, Tuscany. Foondit bi a merger in 1926 (refoondit in 2002 follaein bankruptcy), Fiorentina hae played at the top level o Italian fitbaw for the majority o their existence; anerly fower clubs hae played in mair Serie A saisons.

Fiorentina hae wan twa Italian Championships, in 1955–56 an again in 1968–69, as well as winnin sax Coppa Italia trophies an ane Italian Super Cup. On the European stage, Fiorentina wan the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1960–61 an lost the feenal ane year later. They feenished runners-up in the 1956–57 European Cup, luisin against Real Madrid, an came close tae winnin the UEFA Cup an aw, feenishin as runners-up in the 1989–90 season.

Syne 1931, the club hae played at the Stadio Artemio Franchi, which currently haes a capacity o 47,282. The stadium haes uised several names ower the years an haes unnergane several renovations. Fiorentina are kent widely bi the elk-name Viola, a reference tae their distinctive purple colours.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naitional titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Serie A:

  • Winners (2) : 1955–56; 1968–69
  • Runners-up (5): 1956–57; 1957–58; 1958–59; 1959–60; 1981–82

Coppa Italia:

  • Winners (6) : 1939–40; 1960–61; 1965–66; 1974–75; 1995–96; 2000–01
  • Runners-up (4): 1958, 1959–60, 1998–99, 2013–14

Supercoppa Italiana:

  • Winners (1) : 1996
  • Runners-up (1): 2001

Europeans titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

European Cup:

  • Runners-up (1): 1956–57

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:

  • Winners (1) : 1960–61[3]
  • Runners-up (1): 1961–62

UEFA Cup:

  • Runners-up (1): 1989–90

Minor titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mitropa Cup

  • Winners (1) : 1966

Anglo-Italian League Cup

  • Winners (1) : 1975

Serie B

  • Winners: 1930–31; 1938–39; 1993–94

Serie C2 (as Florentia Viola)

  • Winners: 2002–03

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Organigramma" (in Italian). ACF Fiorentina. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Fiorentina" (in Italian). Lega Calcio. Archived frae the oreeginal on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2009. 
  3. UEFA.com. "1960/61: Fiorentina hold off Rangers' brave challenge". 

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