Messina Football Club City: Messina (Sicily-Italy) Colours: white with yellow-red edges/black/black with yellow-red edges Stadium: San Filippo, 40200 seats. Current position: Italian Championship Serie A 2004-2005. 1900 Birth of Messina Football Club. 1900-15 Local friendlies. In 1915 Messina merged with SocietÓ Ginnastica Garibaldi in S.G.Garibaldi. 1915-19 War stop. Messinese Unione Sportiva replaced Garibaldi. 1920-21 Sicilian Federal Cup 2nd. 1921-22 I Categoria Sicilian Group of CCI championship 2nd. 1922-23 Merged with Umberto I and Messina SC in Messina Football Club. I Divisione Sicilian Group 2nd. 1923-24 I Divisione Sicilian Group 2nd. 1924-25 I Divisione Sicilian Group 1st, Southern Semifinals Group B 4th as Messinese Unione Sportiva. 1925-26 Divisione Nazionale Sicilian Group 1st, Souther Semifinals Group A 5th. Relegated to II Divisione. 1926-27 II Divisione Group D South 1st. 1927-28 II Divisione Group D South 1st. Promoted to I Divisione. 1928-29 I Divisione Group D South 1st as Messina Associazione Calcio. 1929-30 I Divisione Group D 2nd. 1930-31 I Divisione Group E 3nd. 1931-32 I Divisione Group F 2nd. Promoted to Serie B. 1932-33 Serie B 10th. 1933-34 Serie B Group A 5th. 1934-35 Serie B Group A 8th. 1935-36 Serie B 4th. 1936-37 Serie B 10th. 1937-38 Serie B 17th. Relegated to Serie C. 1938-39 Serie C Group H 3rd. 1939-40 Serie C Group H 8th. 1940-41 Messina AC was retired from Serie C and then cancelled. 1941-42 Birth of Unione Sportiva Passamonte, not admitted to Serie C. 1942-43 Serie C Group N 4th. 1943-45 War stop. 1945-46 Passamonte merged with Arsenale and Peloro in Associazione Sportiva Messina. Serie C Group F 5th. 1946-47 AS Messina merged with Gazzi in Messina Associazione Calcio. Serie C Group C 2nd. 1947-48 AC Messina merged with Giostra in Messina Associazione Calcio Riunite. Serie C Group T 7th. 1948-49 Serie C Group D 5th. 1949-50 Serie C Group D 1st. Promoted to Serie B. 1950-51 Serie B 15th. 1951-52 Serie B 3rd. 1952-53 Serie B 4th. 1953-54 Serie B 10th. 1954-55 Serie B 7th. 1955-56 Serie B 11th. 1956-57 Serie B 14th. 1957-58 Serie B 16th. 1958-59 Serie B 10th. 1959-60 Serie B 8th. 1960-61 Serie B 6th. 1961-62 Serie B 7th. 1962-63 Serie B 1st. Promoted to Serie A. 1963-64 Serie A 14th. 1964-65 Serie A 17th. Relegated to Serie B. 1965-66 Serie B 7th. 1966-67 Serie B 11th. 1967-68 Serie B 15th. Relegated to Serie C. 1968-69 Serie C Group C 8th. 1969-70 Serie C Group C 7th. 1970-71 Serie C Group C 7th. 1971-72 Serie C Group C 8th. 1972-73 Serie C Group C 18th. Relegated to Serie D. 1973-74 Serie D Group I 1st. Promoted to Serie C. 1974-75 Serie C Group C 6th. 1975-76 Serie C Group C 5th. 1976-77 Serie C Group C 19th. Relegated to Serie D. 1977-78 Serie D Group I 6th. Admitted to Serie C2. 1978-79 Serie C2 Group D 5th. 1979-80 Serie C2 Group D 13th. 1980-81 Serie C2 Group D 15th. 1981-82 Serie C2 Group D 6th. 1982-83 Serie C2 Group D 1st. Promoted to Serie C1. 1983-84 Serie C1 Group B 10th. 1984-85 Serie C1 Group B 3rd. 1985-86 Serie C1 Group B 1st. Promoted to Serie B. 1986-87 Serie B 7th. 1987-88 Serie B 12th. 1988-89 Serie B 8th. 1989-90 Serie B 16th. 1990-91 Serie B 9th. 1991-92 Serie B 19th. Relegated to Serie C1. 1992-93 Serie C1 Group B 12th. Relegated to Sicilian Promozione (7th Division) for financial problems. Messina ACR would be cancelled in 1997, a new team (Messina AS) was founded in 1993 and took part to C.N.D. from 1993 to 1996 and then disappeard in 2000. 1993-94 Messina ACR take part to Sicilian Promozione. 1994-95 Villafranca and Tremestieri merged in Peloro Unione Sportiva, which take part to Sicilian Eccellenza. 1995-96 Sicilian Eccellenza Group B 1st. Promoted to C.N.D. 1996-97 C.N.D. Group I 6th. 1997-98 C.N.D. Group I 1st as Messina Peloro Football Club. Promoted to Serie C1. 1998-99 Serie C2 Group C 2nd. 1999-00 Serie C2 Group C 1st. Promoted to Serie C1. 2000-01 Serie C1 Group B 2nd as Messina FC. Promoted to Serie B. 2001-02 Serie B 14th. 2002-03 Serie B 14th. 2003-04 Serie B 3rd. Promoted to Serie A. 2004-05 Serie A 7th. 2005-06 Serie A.
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