Simone Pecorini

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Simone Pecorini
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Right-back, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
2002–2012 Internazionale
2010–2011 Sassuolo (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Internazionale 0 (0)
2010–2011 Sassuolo (loan) 1 (0)
2012 Empoli (loan) 3 (0)
2013 Cittadella (loan) 0 (0)
2013–2015 Cittadella 47 (1)
2015–2017 Ascoli 28 (1)
2017 Virtus Entella 7 (0)
2017– Avellino 2 (0)
National team
2009 Italy U16 4 (0)
2009 Italy U17 4 (0)
2010–2011 Italy U18 3 (0)
2011–2012 Italy U19 8 (1)
2012–2014 Italy U20 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2017

Simone Pecorini (born 12 January 1993) is an Italian footballer who plays for Italian Serie B club Avellino.


Born in Milan, Lombardy, Simone along with his twin brother Gabriele both started their careers at Internazionale. They were the member of Pulcini B youth team (U10) in 2002–03 season. Simone remained in the youth system until 2010, while Gabriele left for Monza in temporary deal in 2008 and did not become a professional player after became a free agent in 2009.[1][2] While Simone Pecorini, graduated from U17 team in 2010 and left for the reserve of Sassuolo along with Diego Mella, as there were no room for them in Inter U19 reserve partially due to their young age. He also played once for the first team on 27 March 2011 against Siena.

Pecorini returned to Inter U19 team "Primavera" in June 2011 after Inter excised the counter-option to buy back Pecorini from Sassuolo.[3] Under Andrea Stramaccioni, Pecorini won 2011–12 NextGen Series and also transformed into right-back from wide midfielder. However, due to insulting the referee, he was banned 9 months, until 31 December 2012. Despite shortened to 6 months ban,[4] he missed the reserve league final and as worse as 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship elite qualification.

On 10 July 2012, Pecorini was loaned to Serie B club Empoli F.C..[5]


In January 2013 Pecorini was signed by Cittadella in a temporary deal. In July 2013 he was signed in a co-ownership basis, for a peppercorn.[6] In June 2014 Pecorini was acquired by Cittadella outright as part of the bought back of Cristiano Biraghi.[7]


Pecorini was signed by Ascoli on 6 July 2015.[8]

Entella and Avellino

On 31 January 2017 Pecorini was signed by Virtus Entella.[9]

In summer 2017 he was signed by Avellino as a free agent.[10]

International career

Pecorini was a member of Italy U16 team in 2008–09 season. In August 2009 he received a call-up from U17 for a friendly tournament, and at least played the game against England national under-17 football team.[11] Pecorini was a member of U-18 and U-19 team also.

Despite did not play any game yet in club level since the expire of the ban, he received his first U20 call-up in October 2012 against Germany to replace not available Francesco Zampano,[12] who later re-joined the squad against Iran in the same month. Pecorini replaced Riccardo Fiamozzi at half-time against German. Pecorini received another call-up as replacement (along with Cristiano Piccini) due to the withdrew of Fiamozzi and Cristiano Biraghi. in November.


Inter Primavera


  1. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 10" (PDF). Lega Calcio (in Italian). 27 July 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Comunicati Segreteria N°10 (2009–10) (user copy)". Lega Calcio (the original web-published document) (in Italian). Scribd personal account (original document inaccessible as web link now dead or corrupted). 27 July 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Mercato: comproprietà e soluzioni". (in Italian). FC Internazionale Milano. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Pecorini ban reduced by three months". FC Internazionale Milano. 18 May 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Atleti convocati preparazione stagione 2012-13" (in Italian). Empoli FC. 10 July 2012. Archived from the original on 16 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Mercato, definite tre operazioni in uscita" (in Italian). Inter Milan. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Mercato, le 31 soluzioni delle comproprietà" (in Italian). F.C. Internazionale Milano. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Simone Pecorini primo acquisto dell'Ascoli" (in Italian). Ascoli Picchio F.C. 1898. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Dall'Ascoli arriva Pecorini" (in Italian). Virtus Entella. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Calcio Mercato" (in Italian). Lega Serie B. 3 July 2017. Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  11. ^ "YOUNG LIONS HELD BY ITALY". FA, The. 26 August 2009. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012.

External links

  • Lega Serie B Profile (in Italian)
  • FIGC (in Italian)
  • Simone Pecorini at Soccerway
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