U.C. Sampdoria

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Sampdoria badge.png
Fou name Unione Calcio Sampdoria, SpA
Elk-name(s) i Blucerchiati (The Blue-ringed)
la Samp
il Doria
Foondit 1 August 1946; 71 years ago (1946-08-01)
Grund Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa, Italy
(capacity: 36,536)
President Massimo Ferrero
Head Coach Marco Giampaolo
League Serie A
2015–16 Serie A, 15t
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

Unione Calcio Sampdoria is an Italian association fitbaw club based in Genoa. The club wis formit in 1946 frae the merger o twa existin sports clubs whose ruits can be tracit back tae the 1890s, Sampierdarenese an Andrea Doria. Sampdoria currently compete in the Italian Serie A.

Baith the team name an jersey dae reflect this, the first bein a combination o the umwhile names, the seicont incorporatin the umwhile teams' colours (blue-white an red-black) in a single design. The team's colours are blue wi white, red an black hoops, hence the elk-name blucerchiati ("blue-circled"). Sampdoria play at Stadio Luigi Ferraris, capacity 36,536,[1] which it shares wi Genoa's ither club, Genoa Cricket and Football Club. The derby atween the twa teams is commonly kent as the Derby della Lanterna.

Sampdoria hae wan the scudetto anerly ance in their history, in the 1991 saison. The club haes wan the Coppa Italia fower times (1985, 1988, 1989, an 1994) an ane Italian Super Cup an aw. Their biggest European success came when they wan the Cup Winners' Cup in 1990. They reached the European Cup feenal in 1992 an aw anerly tae luise against the Spainyie side FC Barcelona wi an 1–0 score efter extra time.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Serie A: 1

Serie B: 2

Coppa Italia: 4

Supercoppa Italiana: 1

  • Winners: 1991
  • Runners-up (3): 1988, 1989, 1994

European Cup/Champions League

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1

Amsterdam Tournament:

  • Winners (1): 1988

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "www.genoacfc.it". Retrieved 20 Juin 2007. 

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