All Atalanta is reporting in real-time on Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio including News, transfer market, report cards, results, standings, and interviews with the players of the Goddess. Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio, commonly known as Atalanta, is a professional football club based in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. The club play in Serie A, after winning the promotion from Serie B in 2010–11. Atalanta was founded in 1907 by Liceo Classico Paolo Sarpi students and is nicknamed La Dea, Nerazzurri and Orobici. The club plays in blue and black vertical striped shirts, black shorts, and black socks. The club plays its home matches at Gewiss Stadium, with 21,747 seats. In Italy, Mercato Atalanta BC is sometimes called Regina delle provinciale to mark the fact that the club is the most consistent of the Italian clubs that are not based in a regional capital, having played 60 seasons in Serie A, 28 seasons in Serie B, and only one in the Series. Atalanta has a long-standing rivalry with the nearby club, Brescia.
The club is also famous for its youth academy, which has produced some notable talents who have played in Europe’s top leagues. The club won the Italian Cup in 1963 and reached the World Cup semi-finals in 1988 when they were still competing in Serie B. This is still the best performance ever by a club outside the first division in a major UEFA competition. Atalanta also played in four UEFA Europa League seasons, reaching the quarter-finals in the 1990–91 season. In addition, Atalanta has qualified for the UEFA Champions League three times, reaching the quarter-finals in the 2019-20 season.
Atalanta Establishment and Establishment
Atalanta was founded on October 17, 1907, by the students of Liceo Classico Paolo Sarpi and was named after the sportswoman of the same name in Greek mythology. Atalanta competed in the Second Division, Second Division, in the early 1920s. two. The club opened its current stadium in the Borgo Santa Caterina district in 1928 and was admitted to Serie B, the second tier of the restructured Italian league, in 1929. After almost a decade in Serie B, Atalanta got its first promotion to Serie A. in 1937 under coach Ottavio Barbieri, although he was demoted at the end of the season. The club returned to Serie A in 1940 as Serie B champions.
Atalanta Victory, decline, and reappearance of the Coppa Italia in Europe
Atalanta won the Coppa Italia in 1963, beating Torino 3–1 in the final thanks to a hat-trick by striker Angelo Domenghini. This was the first major trophy of the senior team. In the early 1960s, the club made its debut in European competitions, including the 1961–62 Mitropa Cup, the Coppa dell’Amicizia, and the Coppa delle Alpi. As a national cup winner, the club qualified for the 1963–64 European Cup Winners’ Cup, its first major UEFA competition, although it was eliminated by the Portuguese club Sporting CP in the first round. The club made several appearances in international cups in the 1960s, although it was demoted in 1969, after a decade in the top rankings.