Club Atlético General Lamadrid
Club Atlético General Lamadrid (usually General Lamadrid or simply Lamadrid) is an Argentine sports club located in Villa Devoto, Buenos Aires. The institution, founded in 1950, is mostly known for its football team, which currently plays in Primera C, the regionalised fourth division of the Argentine football league system.
|Full name||Club Atlético General Lamadrid|
|Founded||11 May 1950|
|Ground||Estadio Enrique Sexto,|
Villa Devoto, Buenos Aires,
|Chairman||Pablo González Cribari|
On Saturday 21 March 2009, during a match facing Barracas Bolívar (now Sportivo Barracas), 18 Lamadrid players were sent off after they got into a violent confrontation with Barracas' supporters. The fight started when a group of youth players from Lamadrid (who were watching the match on their seats) began a discussion with some Barracas' fans. The discussion soon turn into a fight and the players from both teams jumped from field to the grandstand to take part on the fight as well.
Lamadrid won its second title in 2010–11 Primera C Metropolitana, therefore promoting to Primera B Metropolitana. Nevertheless, the poor campaigns done by the team caused it was relegated again at the end of 2011–12 season, where finished at bottom of table.
Rivalries and FriendshipEdit
Lamadrid's main rivals are Comunicaciones and J. J. Urquiza. It also has rivalries with Excursionistas, Defensores de Belgrano, Argentino de Merlo, L. N Alem and San Martín de Burzaco. Other rivalries are Riestra, Sacachispas, San Miguel, Luján, Central Ballester, Cañuelas, Acassuso, Brown de Adrogué and Berazategui among others. Lamadrid built a strong friendship with Ituzaingó.
As of june 09, 2018.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- "Suspensión por la pelea en Bolívar", Clarín, 2009-03-22
- Referee sends off 18 players after mass brawl with fans in The Guardian
- Lamadrid salió campeón y ascendió a Primera B" – TyCSports, 2011-04-30 Archived 2012-04-05 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
- Club Atlético General Lamadrid squad at BDFA.