U.S. Imperia 1923

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Full nameU.S. Imperia 1923 S.r.l.
2000 (U.S. Imperia 1923)
Dissolved2000 (Imperia Calcio)
2008 (U.S. Imperia 1923)
GroundImperia, Italy

U.S. Imperia 1923 S.r.l. was an Italian football club based in Imperia, Liguria. A.S.D. Imperia, based on the same city, being the major team of Imperia since 2008.


U.S. Imperia 1923 had covered 85 years of the football from the club . It was a professional Italian football club, founded in 1923 as Unione Sportiva Imperia and refounded in 1987 as A.S. Imperia '87[citation needed] In 2000 Imperia Calcio was bankrupted, which U.S. Imperia 1923 acquired the sports title from the administrator in 2000.[1] In 2007–08 Serie D the club was bankrupted again,[2] which a minor team from the same province, Pro Imperia, became the main football team of the city.

In November 2017, the prosecutor had requested to jail former chairman (Italian: presidente, lit.'president') of the board of the football club, Gianfranco Montali for a 3-year sentence.[2] On 2 November the Court of Imperia accepted the request and sentenced Montali.[3]

Gianfranco Montali and his son Alessandro were already banned from football activities for a year due to irregularities in club management in October 2008.[4]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team's colors were black and blue and its symbol was the dragon.


  • Serie D
    • Winner 1: 1998–99
  • Eccellenza
    • Winner 1: 2005–06
  • Coccarda Coppa Italia.svg Regional Coppa Italia Liguria:
    • Winners 1: 2005–06


  1. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale №52/A (2000–01)" (PDF) (Press release) (in Italian). FIGC. 25 October 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 July 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Fallimento dell'Imperia Calcio 1923 Il pm chiede 3 anni per l'ex presidente". La Stampa (Imperia & Sanremo edition) (in Italian). 13 October 2017. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Crac dell'Imperia calcio 1923, condannato a 3 anni l'ex presidente Gianfranco Montali". La Stampa (Imperia & Sanremo edition) (in Italian). 2 November 2017. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale №26/CDN (2008–09)" (PDF). Commissione disciplinare nazionale (Press release) (in Italian). FIGC. 16 October 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018. (3) – DEFERIMENTO DEL PROCURATORE FEDERALE A CARICO DI: ALESSANDRO MONTALI (Presidente della Soc. US Imperia 1923 Srl nel corso della stagione 2006/2007 e fino al 23.11.2007), GIANFRANCO MONTALI (cassiere con delega di rappresentanza della Soc. US Imperia 1923 Srl nel corso della stagione 2006/2007 e fino al 2.1.2008) E DELLA SOCIETA' US IMPERIA 1923 Srl (nota №6165/1082pf07-08/AM/en del 30.6.2008)...