Casa Pia A.C.

Casa Pia Atlético Clube is a professional football club founded in 1920 and based in Lisbon, Portugal, that competes in the Liga Portugal 2. The club is named after Casa Pia, a Portuguese children's charity, and many of its athletes come from that institution. Its football stadium is Estádio Pina Manique, after Pina Manique, the founder of Casa Pia children's charity.

Casa Pia
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Nickname(s)Os Gansos (The Geese)
Casapianos (The ones from Casa Pia)
Short nameCasa Pia
Founded1920; 102 years ago (1920)
GroundEstádio Pina Manique, Lisbon
Capacity2,574
ChairmanVictor Franco
ManagerFilipe Martins
LeaguePrimeira Liga
2021–22Liga Portugal 2, 2nd (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

Casa Pia had four players at the first match of Portugal national football team, in Madrid, at 18 December 1921, which finished in a 1–3 loss. Casa Pia player Cândido de Oliveira was the captain. Casa Pia promoted from Serie E of Terceira Divisão to Centre Group of Portuguese Second Division in 2009–10 season as champions.[1][2] They were promoted again to LigaPro in 2019.

DivisionsEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 1 February, 2022

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   BRA João Victor
5 DF   POR Leonardo Lelo
6 DF   BRA Derick Poloni
7 FW   BRA Lucas Rodrigues (on loan from Moreirense)
8 MF   BRA Ângelo Neto
10 MF   GNB Zidane Banjaqui
11 FW   POR Jota Silva
12 DF   BRA Rodrigo Galo
13 DF   POR Vasco Fernandes
14 FW   HAI Carnejy Antoine
16 MF   CPV Cuca
17 DF   NGA Kelechi John
18 MF   POR Víto
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF   BIH Nermin Zolotić
22 DF   MLT Zach Muscat
27 MF   POR Afonso Taira
29 FW   POR João Vieira
33 GK   ANG Ricardo Batista
39 FW   ALB Kleis Bozhanaj (on loan from Spezia)
42 FW   BRA Lucas Soares (on loan from Vitória B)
55 MF   CPV Nuno Borges
68 GK   BRA Lucas Paes
74 MF   KOR Kang-min Choi
77 MF   POR Leandro Sanca (on loan from Spezia)
91 DF   BRA Hebert
97 FW   NGA Saviour Godwin

Records and statisticsEdit

The club has a single presence at the top level of Portuguese football.

2019-2020 season cut short due to COVID-19 global pandemic

Season I II III IV V Pts. Pl. W T L GS GA Diff. Notes
1938–39 8 2 pts 14 1 0 13 12 56 −44 Relegated
1995–96 11 44 pts 34 11 11 12 37 44 −13
1996–97 ... 29 pts 34 6 11 17 29 54 −25
1997–98 17 29 pts 34 6 11 17 29 54 −25 Relegated
1998–99 5 61 pts 34 18 7 9 65 37 +38
2002–03 18 34 pts 38 8 10 20 46 65 −19 Relegated
2003–04 1 75 pts 34 23 6 5 73 28 +45 Promoted
2004–05 5 59 pts 38 17 8 13 56 44 +12
2005–06 13 41 pts 30 12 5 13 45 50 −5 Relegated
2006–07 12 34 pts 30 8 10 12 32 45 −13 Relegated
2007–08 1 67 pts 33 20 7 6 57 31 +26 Promoted
2008–09 4 41 pts 26 12 5 9 42 28 +14
2011–12 6
2018–19 1 Promoted
2019–20 18 11 pts 24 2 5 17 19 47 -28
2020–21 9 43 pts 34 10 13 11 41 46 -5
2021–22 2 68 pts 34 21 5 8 50 22 +28 Promoted

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Summary - III Divisão - Portugal - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway".
  2. ^ https://www.thefinalball.com/equipa.php?id=2412[bare URL]

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