Associazione Calcio Cesena
is an Italian football
club based in Cesena
. The club was formed in 1940 and won the first promotion to Serie A
. Since then, the club have been in the Italian Premier League for a total of in 11 seasons, reaching the best achievement in 1976
with the 6th position in Serie A and a short run in the UEFA Cup
. The other three promotions in serie A have been achieved in 1981
, the last one after two consecutive promotion from the third league (Lega Pro
) in 2009
, and from Serie B
, both won in the final game of the season. Currently the club is playing its 11th Serie A championship. The team's colours are white and black.
Founded in 1940, Cesena reached Serie B in 1968 and were promoted to Serie A for the first time in 1973. With players such as Pierluigi Cera and Gianluigi Savoldi
, the club held its own and finished a respectable 11th place in their debut season, repeating that finish the following year. In 1975–76, Cesena surprised everybody by finishing 6th and qualifying for the UEFA Cup
. The glory was short-lived and they would be relegated the next year.
A second promotion to Serie A followed in 1981 and finished a respectable 10th before being relegated once more in 1983, staying in Serie B for four years. After winning a play-off, they were back in Serie A for 1987–88 and enjoyed a four-year stay, being obdurate enough to just avoid relegation in this time.
After relegation in 1991, Cesena had... Read More