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Bohemian S.C.

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The Bohemian Sporting Club is a football club based in Manila, Philippines. It was one of the first clubs to be established within the country, winning 10 national championships in the early 1900s.

Bohemian Sporting Club
Bohemian SC emblem.svg
Bohemian SC Emblem in black and white,
Later adopted as is in 2018
Full name Bohemian Sporting Club Manila
Founded 1910[1]
Owner Bohemian Sporting Club Inc.
Chairman Jason de Jong
Website Club website

After ceasing to exist by the end of the 1930s, the club has gained a new ownership in 2018, retaining it's emblem to honor of the success of its history. The Bohemian Sporting Club's ownership group is headed by chairman Jason de Jong. Key executives include Chief Operating Officer Tiffany Faulkner and Head Coach Mikee Carrion

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HistoryEdit

Early historyEdit

Established in 1910, it was one of the first clubs in the country, alongside the Manila Jockey Club (1900s), Manila Sporting Club (1906), the Sandow Athletic Club (1909) and Manila Nomads Sports Club (1914).[2][1][3] It was the club of Paulino Alcántara from 1916–1918, who also played for FC Barcelona, as well as Virgilio Lobregat. The club represented the Philippines in the 1913 Far East Games where the Philippines won over China. The winning goal was made by Rafael Iboleon.

RevivalEdit

A new group began talks in 2017 regarding the possible revival of the Bohemian Sporting Club. The following year the ownership group established the Bohemian Football School in honor of Paulino Alcántara as a vehicle to draw in youth players for the club. The group plans to organize a first team for the club by January 2020.[4]

HonoursEdit

  • Philippines Championship[5]
  • Winners: 1912, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1927


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Alcazaren, Paulo (9 April 2011). "The first & future Azkals". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  2. ^ Ylanan, Regino R.; Carmen Wilson Ylanan (1974). The history and development of physical education and sports in the Philippines. University of the Philippines Press. p. 57. OCLC 255309206.
  3. ^ "Football in the Philippines", Wikipedia, 2018-02-20, retrieved 2018-08-16
  4. ^ "About". Bohemian S.C. Bohemian S.C. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  5. ^ Schöggl, Hans. "Philippines - List of Champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 22 December 2016.