Genoa Cricket and Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Genoa, is a professional Italian football and cricket club based in the city of Genoa, Liguria. Although the athletics and cricket club was founded in 1893 by Englishmen as a British sporting club abroad, whose membership was allowed to British citizens exclusively till 10 April 1897 when membership was opened to Italian CitizensA_; the footballing section of the club was opened in 1897 by James Richardson Spensley making it the oldest existing club of its kind in Italy. During their long history, Genoa have won the Serie A nine times. Genoa's first title came at the inaugural championship in 1898 and their last was in 1923-24. They also won the Coppa Italia once. Historically, Genoa is...'
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