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The Club Deportivo Tepatitlán de Morelos, commonly known as Tepatitlán de Morelos, or just Tepa, is a Mexican football club based in Tepatitlán. The club was founded on 1944, and currently plays in the Serie A of Liga Premier.[1]

Tepatitlán de Morelos
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Full nameClub Deportivo Tepatitlán de Morelos
Nickname(s)El Tepa (The Tepa)
Los Alteños (The Alteños)
Founded1944; 75 years ago (1944)
GroundEstadio Gregorio "Tepa" Gómez,
Tepatitlán, Jalisco, Mexico
Capacity10,000
OwnerCarlos Martín del Campo
ChairmanVíctor Flores Cosío
ManagerPaco Ramírez
LeagueLiga Premier - Serie A
Apertura 20172nd, Group I
Playoffs: Champions

Its beginnings were after a selection for Regional Tournament with the aim of reaching if they were victorious to the state championship. The Mission was appointed to Fausto Prieto, this team was called The People's Team.

The people's teamEdit

Some names of players that appear in the years of 1944-1946 are: Luis Veles, Miguel Escoto "El Mugres", Andrés González "The different", Max Prieto, Goyo Franco, Gregorio Gómez, Enrique Estrada, Roberto Estrada "El Rocha" , Elio Vázquez, Eleuterio Silva, "Tello Silva the face of a cock", Arnulfo de la Torre "El Casarín" and Rafael Martínez "El Piwe".

"We were 20 seconds away from being sad ... but we touched the back of the medal. And now only plan well what will be the next tournament and work as we have been doing with great enthusiasm to do something important and hopefully gave us a next championship to have the direct promotion, "said Enrique Lopez Zarza, a Reporter of the Premier League.

Final de Ascenso champions 2017–18Edit

On May 19, 2018, the Tepatitlán was proclaimed champion of the 2017-18 season of Serie A after defeating Loros of the University of Colima in penalty shootout, with this the team virtually promoted to Ascenso MX, however, the club does not have the accreditation to dispute in "Division de Plata" of Mexican football, which is why their promotion is pending their future of the team.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

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 Gustavo Gutiérrez (on loan from Toluca)
2   DF Luis Campos
3   DF José González (on loan from Guadalajara)
4   DF Erich Hernández (on loan from Guadalajara)
5   MF Sergio Ceballos
6   MF Román Reynoso
7   MF Ángel Tecpanécatl
8   MF Raúl Vidal (on loan from Necaxa)
9   FW Humberto Guzmán (on loan from Morelia)
10   MF Luis Rodríguez
11   FW Ulises Jaimes
12   FW Carlos Saldaña (on loan from Guadalajara)
No. Position Player
14   DF Abraham Reyes
15   FW Emilio Gaspar
16   MF Oscar Villanueva (on loan from Puebla)
17   DF Fernando Ponce (on loan from Puebla)
18   DF Said Castañeda (on loan from UdeG)
20   MF Francisco Guzmán (on loan from UdeG)
21   DF Alfredo Méndez
22   MF Alexis Juárez (on loan from Guadalajara)
23   FW Diego Medina (on loan from Guadalajara)
24   MF Brayan Villalobos
25   MF Sergio Rodríguez
30   GK Juan Camarena

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Equipo - C.D. Tepatitlán de Morelos". Segunda División de México. Archived from the original on 2016-03-14. Retrieved February 27, 2016.

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