Novara Calcio made the perfect return to the first Italian Soccer League after 55 years. In the promotion play off series B third Padova Calcio beat 2-0 (1-0).
Novara (SID) - Novara Calcio made the perfect return to the first Italian Soccer League after 55 years. In the promotion play off series B third Padova Calcio beat 2-0 (1-0). Pablo Andres Gonzalez (15) and Marco Rigoni (65.) met, Centergross Cesar had already seen the red card in the 14th minute. In addition to Novara, also Atalanta and the rise to AC Siena in the Serie A.
Novara was also congratulated by UEFA President Michel Platini, whose Gro?eltern were not far from the city of Lake Maggiore. "My case and great-grandparents would celebrate this success, when they were still alive." As a Juventus player I've played against Novara. "Between the two clubs, there were very good relations," said Platini.
For the last time, Novara had played in 1956 in the top League. Within two seasons managed the Piedmont Club from the third Division Serie A. "This victory crowns two fantastic years, in which the players have worked hard and are products to a really strong team." "This we set ourselves only stay in the 2nd League as the target to the beginning of the year", said Novaras coach Attilio Tesser.
"Novara in Serie A: A triumph", the Gazzetta dello Sport celebrated the success of the Italian Club. Novara has a brilliant season behind him. After a good start to the season, the Club continually expanded its leading position.
The club boasts a great story. To his star games in the past is the world champion of the year 1938, Silvio piola (1913-1996), who was one of the biggest stars of Italian football. Piola played from 1947 to 1954 at the Club. In the Novara Jersey, piola scored 86 goals, and finished his career here.