Monday February 17 2020
Spinelli: 'I will sponsor Livorno'

Aldo Spinelli has revealed that he will still sponsor Livorno next year and asks for forgiveness after another loss against Cosenza on Sunday.

The 80-year-old oversaw his last home game as President and shouldered the blame for the situation at the Amaranto before stepping aside.

The President has decided to sell the club and will leave his position after 21 years at the Armando Picchi.

After the 3-0 defeat to Cosenza, thy are currently rooted to the bottom of the table, 12 points away from the play-out places in Serie B.

“Yesterday was my last home game as President,” he told Livorno24. “I came to the stadium convinced to witness a win against Cosenza.

“I would have liked to say goodbye to the fans with a triumph and instead we suffered a bad defeat. It disappointed me deeply.

“I apologise on behalf of the club, the players and my staff, because I am responsible for this situation. After 21 years of presidency, the time has come to pass it over.

“The negotiation for the sale is proceeding very well and the transfer should be formalised within ten days. I will always be a fan of Livorno and next year I will sponsor the club through one of my companies.”

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