Messina Football Club

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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