Guido Ara

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Guido Ara
Personal information
Date of birth (1888-08-28)28 August 1888[1]
Place of birth Vercelli, Italy
Date of death 22 March 1975(1975-03-22) (aged 86)[2]
Place of death Florence, Italy
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1921 Pro Vercelli 163 (7)
National team
1911–1920 Italy 13 (1)
Teams managed
1919–1926 Pro Vercelli
1927–1929 Comense
1934–1937 Fiorentina
1932–1934 Pro Vercelli
1937–1940 Roma
1940–1941 A.C. Milan
1941–1944 Genoa
1946–1947 Fiorentina
1947–1948 Lecco
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Guido Ara (28 August 1888 – 2 July 1975) was an Italian association footballer and manager who played as a midfielder.

Club career

Hailing from Vercelli in the region of Piedmont, Ara is most noted for his entire playing career at his hometown side Pro Vercelli, where he was a one club man, winning six Serie A titles; during the club's entire history they only won seven.

International career

At international level, Ara represented Italy, and took part at the 1920 Summer Olympics.

Managing career

Ara went on to manage some of the top clubs in Italy, including Pro Vercelli; he managed the club when they won their seventh and final scudetto title, meaning that Ara was at Pro Vercelli when the club won all of its seven Italian Football Championship titles. He later also coached A.C. Milan during the 1940–41 season.[2]

Honours

Player

Pro Vercelli

Manager

Pro Vercelli

References

  1. ^ TotalFootball.org
  2. ^ a b c "Guido Ara" (in Italian). MagliaRossonera.it. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 


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