Football Club Crotone also called FC Crotone is an Italian football club based in Crotone, Calabria.
Head Coach: Giovanni Stroppa
Chairman: Gianni Vrenna
Home ground: Stadio Ezio Scida (16,547-seat capacity)
In 1963 the club was relegated to Serie D, but returned to the third division the following year, remaining there for fourteen consecutive seasons, missing promotion in 1977 when finishing third behind Bari and Paganese. In 1978, following the Italian football league reorganisation, Crotone was relegated to Serie C2 and the following year was declared bankrupt.
The team was promoted to the Italian top flight (Serie A), for the 2016–17 season for the first time in its history. They finished in 17th, securing a place in the next Serie A season, by beating Lazio 3–1 on the last matchday, knocking down Empoli as they lost their match against Palermo. The following season Crotone failed to avoid relegation after their loss against Napoli in the last match of the Serie A campaign, returning in Serie B after two seasons. Following the 2019-2020 season, the club was promoted to Serie A once more.