2012–13 Segunda Liga
The 2012–13 Segunda Liga was the 23rd season of the second-tier of football in Portugal. This season marked a series of changes in the league overall. The league's name was changed back to Segunda Liga from the previous Liga de Honra. A total of 22 teams contested the league, up from 16 in the previous season; 14 of which contested the 2011–12 season, two of which were promoted from the Portuguese Second Division (including a reserve team), one of which was relegated from the 2011–12 Primeira Liga, and five of which were new reserve teams of Primeira Liga clubs. The reserve teams were not eligible for promotion to the Primeira Liga.
|Relegated||Naval 1º de Maio|
Vitória de Guimarães B
|Goals scored||1,125 (2.44 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Joeano (26 goals)|
|Best goalkeeper||Matt Jones|
|Biggest home win||Benfica B 6–0 Belenenses|
|Biggest away win||Penafiel 0–3 Arouca|
Santa Clara 1–4 Belenenses
|Highest scoring||Feirense 2–4 Benfica B|
Benfica B 6–0 Belenenses
Freamunde 3–3 Belenenses
União de Leiria were relegated to the second division due to not fulfilling the mandatory requirements by the Portuguese League for Professional Football regarding the application process to professional competitions. Thus, Sporting Covilhã was invited to stay in the Segunda Liga despite being relegated in the previous season.
Changes in 2012–13Edit
Teams relegated from 2011–12 Primeira Liga
- 15th Place: Feirense
Teams promoted to 2012–13 Primeira Liga
Teams promoted from 2011–12 Portuguese Second Division
New teams entering directly to the 2012–13 Segunda Liga
Stadia and locationsEdit
Personnel and kitsEdit
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Team||Head coach||Captain||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor|
|Atlético||Toni Pereira||Joma||Hyundai / Banif / Betclic|
|Belenenses||Mitchell van der Gaag||Duarte Machado||Adidas||MetLife|
|Benfica B||Luís Norton de Matos||Miguel Rosa||adidas||meo (H) / tmn (A)|
|Braga B||Toni||Mário Palmeira||Macron||AXA|
|Desportivo das Aves||Professor Neca||Leandro||Lacatoni|
|Feirense||Quim Machado||Luciano||Adidas||ASLO / VITO / U-BOX|
|Freamunde||João Eusébio||Bock||Joma||Capão À Freamunde|
|Leixões||Pedro Correia||Nuno Silva||SportZone||BetClic / Soltráfego / SmileUp|
|Marítimo B||Ivo Vieira||Romeu Ribeiro||Lacatoni||Banif|
|Naval||Filó||Desportreino||Algarve Sol Hoteis / BetClic / Polar Viagens|
|Oliveirense||João de Deus||Laranjeira||Macron||BetClic / Caçarola / Grupo Simoldes|
|Penafiel||Miguel Leal||Hélder Ferreira||Desportreino||Sentir Penafiel|
|Portimonense||Lázaro Oliveira||Macron||Visit Portimão|
|Porto B||Rui Gomes||Tiago Ferreira||Nike||meo (H) / tmn (A)|
|Santa Clara||Luís Miguel||Pedro Pacheco||Lacatoni||Açoreana Seguros|
|Sporting B||José Dominguez||Pedro Mendes||Puma||tmn (H) / meo (A)|
|Sporting Covilhã||Fanã||Edgar||Desportreino||Natura IMB Hotels|
|Tondela||Vítor Paneira||Márcio Sousa||Macron||Centro Litoral, OP|
|Trofense||Micael Sequeira||Tiago||Lacatoni||Trofa Saúde|
|União da Madeira||Predrag Jokanovic||Macron||Turismo da Madeira|
|Vitória de Guimarães B||Luíz Felipe||Bruno Alves||Lacatoni||Espaço Guimarães / Smile.Up / Super Bock|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Replaced by||Date of appointment||Position in table|
|Feirense||Henrique Nunes||Resigned||23 August 2012||Bruno Moura||24 August 2012||22nd|
|Feirense||Bruno Moura||Resigned||27 September 2012||Quim Machado||27 September 2012||22nd|
|Freamunde||Nuno Sousa||Sacked||1 October 2012||João Eusébio||2 October 2012||22nd|
|Sporting CP B||Oceano da Cruz||Took over Sporting's first team||5 October 2012||José Dominguez||5 October 2012||2nd|
|Braga B||Artur Jorge||Resigned||16 October 2012||Toni Conceição||16 October 2012||21st|
|Sporting Covilhã||Filipe Moreira||Resigned||13 November 2012||Fanã||19 November 2012||18th|
|Leixões||Horácio Gonçalves||Resigned||6 November 2012||Pedro Correia||6 November 2012||10th|
|Trofense||Professor Neca||Sacked||6 December 2012||Micael Sequeira||14 December 2012||19th|
|Marítimo B||José Barros||Resigned||14 January 2013||Ivo Vieira||19 January 2013||18th|
|Desportivo das Aves||José Vilaça||Resigned||18 February 2013||Professor Neca||18 February 2013||7th|
|Freamunde||João Eusébio||Mutual agreement||25 February 2013||Jorge Regadas||25 February 2013||22nd|
|Sporting Covilhã||Fanã||Resigned||26 February 2013||Francisco Chaló||26 February 2013||19th|
|Vitória de Guimarães B||Luiz Felipe||Resigned||9 April 2013||Armando Evangelista||11 April 2013||22nd|
|Santa Clara||Luís Miguel||Sacked||11 May 2013|| Cândido Rêgo (Caretaker)
Samuel Correia (Caretaker)
|11 May 2013||9th|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Belenenses (C, P)||42||29||7||6||75||41||+34||94||Promotion to Primeira Liga|
|4||Sporting CP B||42||17||15||10||62||46||+16||66||Ineligible for promotion|
|5||Desportivo das Aves||42||16||17||9||47||42||+5||65|
|7||Benfica B||42||15||17||10||71||54||+17||62||Ineligible for promotion|
|12||União da Madeira||42||13||17||12||47||46||+1||56[c]|
|14||Porto B||42||13||15||14||49||49||0||54||Ineligible for promotion|
|18||Naval 1º de Maio (R)||42||13||18||11||51||50||+1||40[f]||Relegation to Campeonato Nacional de Seniores|
|20||Sporting da Covilhã||42||7||17||18||37||52||−15||38|
|21||Vitória de Guimarães B (R)||42||7||15||20||30||56||−26||36||Relegation to Campeonato Nacional de Seniores|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
- OLI 0–0 PEN; PEN 0–1 OLI
- TON 4–2 STC; STC 0–0 TON
- CFU 3–0 FEI; FEI 3–1 CFU
- Braga B were deducted 2 points due to misuse of players.
- Marítimo B were deducted 3 points due to misuse of players.
- Naval were deducted 17 points due to debts to two other clubs. They also declined to play in the Segunda Liga in the 2013–14 season.
Positions by roundEdit
|2||Ricardo Esgaio||Sporting CP B||17|
|Rabiola||Aves / Braga B||17|
|Miguel Rosa||Benfica B||17|
|Rafael Porcellis||Santa Clara||13|
|Ivan Cavaleiro||Benfica B||12|
|Tiago Caeiro||Belenenses||Santa Clara||1–4||19 August 2012|
|Luís Carlos||Portimonense||Freamunde||1–3||26 August 2012|
|Joeano||Arouca||Trofense||4–0||28 October 2012|
|Jorge Gonçalves||Feirense||Arouca||5–0||6 December 2012|
|Luís Aurélio||Tondela||Braga B||0–3||3 February 2013|
|Platiny||Feirense||Portimonense||3–3||3 February 2013|
|Rui Lima||Oliveirense||Atlético CP||4–2||10 February 2013|
|Joeano||Arouca||Sporting Covilhã||3–0||17 February 2013|
|Joeano||Arouca||Marítimo B||3–1||3 March 2013|
|Adilson||Atlético CP||Feirense||2–3||7 April 2013|
SJPF Segunda Liga Young Player of the MonthEdit
The LPFP Segunda Liga Player of the Year was awarded to Miguel Rosa of Benfica. Rosa became the first player to win the award twice after previously winning the award in relation to the 2010–11 season.
LPFP Segunda Liga Fairplay AwardEdit
- U. Leiria excluída da II Liga (U. Leiria excluded from II Liga); Relvado, 8 June 2012 (in Portuguese)
- Liga aprova candidatura do SC Covilhã (Liga approves SC Covilhã's candidacy) Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine; Abola, 2 July 2012 (in Portuguese)
- Liga de Honra: Portimonense convidado formalmente (Liga de Honra: Portimonense formally invited); Maisfutebol, 19 July 2012 (in Portuguese)
- "Henrique Nunes deixa comando técnico" [Henrique Nunes leaves his managerial post]. Record. 23 August 2012. Archived from the original on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
- "Bruno Moura assume comando técnico" [Bruno Moura takes over managerial post]. Record. 24 August 2012. Archived from the original on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
- "Bruno Moura já não é o treinador" [Bruno Moura is not the manager anymore]. Record. 25 September 2012. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
- "Quim Machado regressa ao comando técnico" [Quim Machado returns as manager]. A Bola. 27 September 2012. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
- "Rescisão de contrato com treinador" [Resignation of contract with manager]. Record. 1 October 2012. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "João Eusébio é o novo treinador" [João Eusébio is the new manager]. Record. 2 October 2012. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "Oceano substitui Ricardo Sá Pinto como treinador" [Oceano substitute Ricardo Sá Pinto as manager]. A Bola. 5 October 2012. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "Artur Jorge deixa equipa B" [Artur Jorge leaves B team]. A Bola. 16 October 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "António Conceição assume a equipa B" [António Conceição assumes B team]. A Bola. 16 October 2012. Archived from the original on 24 November 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "Filipe Moreira deixa Covilhã" [Filipe Moreira leaves Covilhã]. A Bola. 13 November 2012. Archived from the original on 15 November 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- "Fanã é o novo treinador do SC Covilhã" [Fanã is the new manager of SC Covilhã]. A Bola. 13 November 2012. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- "Horácio Gonçalves deixou Leixões" [Horácio Gonçalves leaves Leixões]. Record. 6 November 2012. Archived from the original on 8 November 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "Neca despedido" [Neca sacked]. A Bola. 6 December 2012. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
- "Micael Sequeira é o novo treinador" [Micael Sequeira is the new manager]. A Bola. 14 December 2012. Archived from the original on 21 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "José Barros abandona Marítimo B" [José Barros abandons Marítimo B]. Diário de Notícias. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
- "Ivo Vieira é novo treinador da equipa B" [Ivo Vieira is the new manager of the B team]. A Bola. 19 January 2013. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
- "Técnico José Vilaça de saída" [Manager José Vilaça is leaving]. Record. 18 February 2013. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
- "Professor Neca é o novo técnico" [Professor Neca is the new manager]. Record. 18 February 2013. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
- "João Eusébio abandona equipa" [João Eusébio abandons team]. Record. 25 February 2013. Archived from the original on 12 May 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Jorge Regadas regressa ao comando técnico" [Jorge Regadas returns to technical command]. Record. 25 February 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Segunda Liga: Fanã deixa Covilhã" [Second League: Fanã leaves Covilhã]. ZeroZero. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
- "Francisco Chaló sucede a Fernando Pires" [Francisco Chaló succeeds Fernando Pires]. A Bola. 26 February 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
- "Treinador da equipa B cessa funções" [Manager of B team ceases functions]. A Bola. 9 April 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
- "Armando Evangelista confirmado" [Armando Evangelista confirmed]. Record. 9 April 2013. Archived from the original on 12 May 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
- "Luís Miguel despedido" [Luís Miguel sacked]. A Bola. 11 May 2013. Archived from the original on 8 June 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
- "Luís Miguel já não é treinador do Santa Clara" [Luís Miguel is not the manager of Santa Clara anymore]. ZeroZero. 11 May 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
- "Estatísticas Gerais" [General Statistics]. lpfp.pt. LPFP. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- Miguel Rosa eleito o melhor dos dois primeiros meses (Miguel Rosa voted the best of the first two months) Archived 2012-11-16 at the Wayback Machine; Abola, 4 October 2012 (in Portuguese)
- Miguel Rosa novamente eleito o melhor jogador de outubro/novembro (Miguel Rosa voted again the best player of October/November) Archived 2015-06-22 at the Wayback Machine; Abola, 7 December 2012 (in Portuguese)
- Rabiola eleito o melhor jogador da 2.ª Liga em dezembro (Rabiola voted best player of the 2.ª League in December) Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine; Abola, 7 January 2013 (in Portuguese)
- MIGUEL ROSA ELEITO O MELHOR DE JANEIRO (Miguel Rosa voted the best player of January) Archived 2015-06-22 at the Wayback Machine; SJPF, 1 February 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Miguel Rosa eleito jogador do mês de fevereiro (Miguel Rosa elected February player of the month) Archived 2015-06-22 at the Wayback Machine; A Bola, 28 February 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Lima e Miguel Rosa eleitos os melhores do mês de março (Lima and Miguel Rosa elected March top player) Archived April 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine; A Bola, 5 April 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Benfica B: Miguel Rosa recebe prémio de melhor jogador do mês de abril (Benfica B: Miguel Rosa wins April player of the month award) Archived May 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine; A Bola, 4 May 2013 (in Portuguese)
- MIGUEL LOURENÇO E MIGUEL ROSA ELEITOS OS MELHORES JOGADORES JOVENS (Miguel Lourenço and Miguel Rosa voted the best young players Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine; SJPF, 8 October 2012 (in Portuguese)
- Flávio Ferreira e Bruma eleitos os melhores jogadores jovens de outubro/novembro (Flávio Ferreira and Bruma voted best young players of October/November) Archived 2015-07-06 at the Wayback Machine; Abola, 10 December 2012 (in Portuguese)
- PEDRO MOREIRA CONSIDERADO O MELHOR JOVEM (Pedro Moreira considered best young player) Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine; SJPF, 4 February 2013 (in Portuguese)
- I Liga: Josué foi o melhor jovem em fevereiro (I League: Josué was the best young player in February); SJPF, 5 March 2013 (in Portuguese)
- FIQUEI SURPRESO POR TER GANHO O PRÉMIO (I was surprised for winning the award) Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine; SJPF, 16 April 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Ambiciono jogar na I Liga (My ambition is to play in the Primeira Liga) Archived 2015-07-15 at the Wayback Machine; SJPF, 8 May 2013 (in Portuguese)
- "Matic eleito melhor jogador do último campeonato, Vítor Pereira melhor treinador" [Matic voted best player of the last championship, Vítor Pereira best manager] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 4 July 2013. Archived from the original on 7 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- "Matic foi o melhor jogador da época 2012/13" [Matic was the best player of the 2012/13 season] (in Portuguese). Record. 4 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-07-06. Retrieved 5 July 2012.