C.A. Cerro

Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo.

Club Atlético Cerro
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Full nameClub Atlético Cerro
Nickname(s)Villeros, Albicelestes, Cerrense
FoundedDecember 1, 1922
GroundEstadio Luis Tróccoli,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity25,000
ChairmanGraciela Castro
ManagerNathaniel Revetria
LeaguePrimera División
2019Primera División, 15th
WebsiteClub website

Until the club's relegation in 1997 (due to points reduction), Cerro being a medium sized Uruguayan club was the only one among that group and the smaller clubs never to have been relegated. In 2006, Cerro were relegated again, following another points reduction.

Copa Libertadores 1995Edit

By defeating Defensor Sporting in a league play-off in December 1994, Cerro qualified for the Copa Libertadores 1995. The Estadio Luis Tróccoli was renovated to meet the regulations, including the construction of four light masts. Cerro scored one victory in the campaign, defeating Argentine club Independiente 1–0 at home.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Copa Libertadores 2010Edit

After winning the 2009 Liguilla Pre-Libertadores, Cerro qualified for their second Copa Libertadores in their history. At home they played in the Estadio Centenario and the Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Imported to USAEdit

Cerro was one of the clubs imported to the United Soccer Association, a former professional soccer league featuring teams from the United States and Canada; the club played as the New York Skyliners. The league survived only one season (1967). All the teams in the league were imported from Europe and South America.

TitlesEdit

Amateur Era (0):
Professional Era (0):
1946, 1998
1940, 1941

Other Official Domestic Honours

  • Tercera Extra: 1
1923
  • División Intermedia: 1
1924
  • Copa Montevideo: 1
1985
  • Torneo Presentación: 1
1988
  • Campeonato Integración: 1
1993
  • Torneo Apertura de Segunda División: 1
2006
  • Liguilla Pre-Libertadores: 1
2009

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

1995: First Round
2010: Second Round

SquadEdit

Uruguay's second traditional derby is played between Cerro and Rampla Juniors.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Carlos Techera
2   DF Martín González
3   DF Emiliano Díaz
4   DF Nahuel Furtado
5   MF Richard Pellejero (Captain)
6   DF Kevin Moreira
7   FW Facundo Peraza
8   MF Felipe Klein
9   FW Nahuel Roldán
10   FW Maureen Franco
11   FW Diego Casas
12   GK Gastón Hernández
13   DF Federico Puente Jr.
No. Position Player
14   MF Gonzalo Porras
15   MF Richard Núñez
17   DF Federico Alonso
18   FW Gonzalo Pintos
19   FW Alexander Machado
20   DF Rodrigo Izquierdo
22   MF Santiago Viera
23   MF Ronald Álvarez
25   GK Rodrigo Formento
26   DF Mauro Brasil
27   FW Franco López
30   DF Agustín Hernández
32   MF José Luis Tancredi

Notable coachesEdit

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