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Place of birth  Arezzo, Italy
1985–1989  Montevarchi
Current team  Novara (head coach)
Name  Alessandro Calori

1984–1985  Arezzo
Height  1.89 m
Years  Team
Playing position  Manager
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Date of birth  (1966-08-29) August 29, 1966 (age 49)
Role  Association football player
Team coached  Brescia Calcio (Manager, since 2015)
Similar People  Alessandro Budel, Ivan Javorcic, Ivo Iaconi, Salvatore Giunta, Alfredo Aglietti

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Alessandro Calori (born 29 August 1966 in Arezzo) is an Italian association football coach and former player, currently a head coach of Serie B club Trapani. As a defender, he is mostly remembered for his lengthy spell with Udinese during the 90s, where he also served as the club's captain.


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Playing career

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A product of Arezzo's youth system, Calori made his professional debut in 1985 with Serie C team Montevarchi, where he spent four season. After two seasons with Pisa, in 1991 Calori joined Udinese, where he spent eight seasons, all as a regular starter, gaining a reputation as a powerful and physically strong centre back, with good leadership skills, and later also being named the club's captain. In 1999 Calori, then aged 33, signed for Perugia, and gained space in the headlines as he scored the winning goal in a 1–0 win to Juventus in the final league week, a goal that unexpectedly let Juventus lose the Serie A title to Lazio. He retired in 2004, after spells with Brescia and Venezia.

Coaching career

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Following his retirement as a player, Calori initially stayed at Venezia, joining the managing staff that worked alongside head coach Julio César Ribas in the arancioneroverdi's 2004–05 season, initially as team manager, and then as assistant coach. In 2005, he became joint coach of Serie B side Triestina, alongside Adriano Buffoni, only to be sacked a few weeks later. In 2006, he was then appointed at the helm of Serie C1 team Sambenedettese, a spell which proved to be unsuccessful as he was sacked on October 2006.

On March 10, 2008 he was unveiled as new Avellino coach, replacing Guido Carboni. He left his post on June, after having failed to save his team from relegation.

On February 2009 he was unveiled as new head coach of Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Portosummaga, replacing Manuele Domenicali. He guided Portosummaga to win the Lega Pro Prima Divisione title in 2009–10, and automatic promotion to Serie B for his club, in a historical first time in the Italian second division for his club. On July 2, 2010 he was unveiled as new head coach of Serie B club Padova. Despite a good first half of season, Calori was dismissed by Padova on 15 March 2011 following a string of negative results.

On 12 December 2011 he was named new head coach of Serie B side Brescia, as a replacement for Giuseppe Scienza.

Style of play

Despite not being particularly elegant or skilful defender, Calori was a powerful and physically strong centre back, who was known for his tenacity and his hard-tackling playing style, as well as his leadership.


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