is an Italian football
club located in Trapani
, Sicily. The traditional club colours of Trapani is maroon, known in Italian language as granata
. During the club's history they have played mostly in the Serie C
leagues, and currently play in Lega Pro Prima Divisione
To date the highest league position the club has finished was 4th in Serie C1 during the 1994–95 season. Throughout their long history, Trapani have won at least six recorded league championships in various divisions.
The club's roots can be traced back to 1905; on 2 April of that year, local newspaper the Gazzetta di Trapani ran an advert
requesting young people to form a football association for Trapani. The club founded, by professor Ugolino Montagna and young native Abele Mazzarese to represent the West-Sicilian town was named Unione Sportiva Trapanese
. It is one of the oldest teams on the island, after Palermo
U.S. Trapanese's first president was Giuseppe Platamone and the club played their games at Via Spalti. The first official game for the club came against Palermo
in October 1908, the more experienced Palermitan team won emphatically scoring 12 goals. Trapanese bounced back however, playing local derby's against teams from Marsala
. By 1915 play was stopped because of World War I.
After the war, in 1921 three teams had risen up; Vigor, Bencivegna and Drepanum. During the 1921–22
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