Bologna FC

The Italian soccer club Bolgna FC was established in 1909 and was one of the founding members of Serie A. They have won Serie A seven times, the first time in the season 1924-1925. They have also won the Coppa Italia twice, the Mitropa Cup trice and the UEFA Intertoto Cup once.

Basic facts

Founded: 1909
Country: Italy
City: Bologna

Home grounds

Stadio Sterlino (1913-1927)
Stadio Renato Dall'Ara (1927-)

Main Trophies

Serie A: 7
Coppa Italia: 2

Bologna team photo
The team in 1964.

History

An important person in the foundation of the club was the Austrian Emilio Arnstein. Inspired by the Brittish football that dominated the game under this period, the club was used the letters FC (Football Club) in the name in addition to the name of the city. The club is also referred to as Bologna FC 1909 including the year of its inception.

By Oscar Anderson

Trivia

Football clubs also founded in 1909

Borussia Dortmund logoBorussia Dortmund
Budapest Honvéd FC logoBudapest Honvéd FC
Internacional logoSC Internacional
Real Sociedad logoReal Sociedad

Serie A record

Season Position Points Notes
2017-18 15 39  
2016-17 15 41  
2015-16 14 42  
2014-15 - -  
2013-14 19 29 Relegated
2012-13 13 44  
2011-12 9 51  
2010-11 16 42  
2009-10 17 42  
2008-09 17 37  
2007-08 - -  
2006-07 - -  
2005-06 - -  
2004-05 17 42 Relegated
2003-04 12 39  
2002-03 11 41  
2001-02 7 52  
2000-01 10 43  
1999-00 11 40  

Serie A – facts, stats and history

References:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bologna_F.C._1909
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stadio_Sterlino
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stadio_Renato_Dall%27Ara
Image sources:
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