Club Deportivo Universidad César Vallejo is a Peruvian football club located in Trujillo. The club was founded on January 6, 1996 and was promoted in 2003, through the Copa Perú, to the Peruvian First Division and relegated in 2005. In 2007, they were Segunda División champions and were promoted to the first division again.
|Full name||Club Deportivo Universidad César Vallejo|
|Nickname(s)||Los Poetas (The Poets)|
|Founded||January 6, 1996|
|2021||Liga 1, 4th of 18|
The club was founded on January 6, 1996 representing Cesar Vallejo University and first participated in the championship of the third division of Trujillo at the end of 1996 and the team managed to crown champion of the tournament in 1997. In the year 1998, champion of the second division was crowned of Trujillo and won the privilege to participate, at the age of two years since foundation. Vallejo participated for the first time in the tournament of first division in the year 1999. They did quite well and even occupied the third position of the tournament. In its second year in first division, Vallejo had the respect of the large teams of the city was won of Trujillo, like the Carlos A. Mannucci, Deportivo UPAO, Alfonso Ugarte de Chiclín, among others. To surprise of many came, they fight the title with the Deportivo UPAO and achieved the subchampionship.
In its campaign 2001 came be Departamental, Provincial, and Local champion. In the regional phase of the Copa Perú, was faced to the traditional UTC and José Gálvez of Chimbote to whom was defeated. Then, in the encounters by the national phase left on the road to the Atlético Grau and in the great end the Poets fell for penalties and Coronel Bolognesi went on to win the Peru Cup.
The following year would repeat a great campaign but on the national phase Atlético Grau would leave it on the road. In the 2003 it achieved the desired title and its income increased after facing to worthy rival of different regions of the country and to conquer in the great end to the Deportivo Educación of Abancay in the National Stadium.
The club struggled during the 2004 and 2005 seasons in the first division and was relegated to 2nd division. During the 2007 season, the club participate in the Second Division of the Peruvian soccer, in which it obtained promotion back to top division, after participating against teams as Universidad San Marcos, Hijos de Acosvinchos, UTC and Atlético Minero. In November 2012 the club qualified for the edition 2013 of the Copa Libertadores where they were eliminated in the preliminary round. During the 2013 season it qualified to the 2014 Copa Sudamericana after finishing 5th.
On 27 April 2015, they won the 2015 Torneo del Inca as they beat Alianza Lima 1–3 with goals of Mauricio Montes, Víctor Cedrón and Daniel Chávez. This is Universidad César Vallejo first major title.
Colours and badge Edit
The club's colors are blue, white and red just as the university's colours. Since its promotion to the first division, the club has used three badges. The first badge had the club's initials with the university's name along the oval-shaped outline and lasted until 2009. The second badge only modified the center of the badge by adding a book next to the initials of the club and was first used in 2010. The third badge was a complete change, taking the shape of shield with the red claws of a griffin placed on the top. The significance of the griffin is due to the city of Trujillo coat of arms displaying one. Moreover, the badge employed by the football club displays the team name as Universidad César Vallejo Club de Fútbol to distinguish it from the club's other sports teams.
Universidad César Vallejo's badge, 1996–09
Universidad César Vallejo's badge, 2010–12
Senior titles Edit
- (s) Shared record
|Torneo del Inca||1|
Other titles Edit
Titles won in lower divisions:
|Segunda División||2||2007, 2018|
|Región II||3||2001, 2002, 2003|
|Liga Departamental de La Libertad||3||2001, 2002, 2003|
|Liga Provincial de Trujillo||1||2001|
|Liga Distrital de Trujillo||1||2001|
Under-20 team Edit
|Torneo de Promoción y Reserva||1||2010|
Friendly International Edit
- Copa Sebastián Abreu:
- Winners (1): 2023
- Copa Jorge Bava:
- Winners (1): 2023
- Winners (1): 2011
Performance in CONMEBOL competitions Edit
|Club||Club Deportivo Universidad César Vallejo|
|Most appearances||Ronald Quinteros (14)|
|Top scorer||Andy Pando (4)|
|First entry||2010 Copa Sudamericana|
|Latest entry||2023 Copa Sudamericana|
A = appearances, P = matches played, W = won, D = drawn, L = lost, GF = goals for, GA = goals against, DG = difference goals, Pts = points.
|2010||Copa Sudamericana||First Round||Barcelona SC||1–2||1–3||2–5|||
|2011||Copa Sudamericana||First Round||Santa Fe||1–1||0–2||1–3|||
|2013||Copa Libertadores||First Stage||Deportes Tolima||1–1||0–1||1–2|||
|2014||Copa Sudamericana||First Stage||Millonarios||2–2||2–1||4–3|||
|Second Stage||Universitario de Sucre||3–0||2–2||5–2|||
|Round 16||Bahia||2–0||0–2||2–2 (7–6 p)|||
|2016||Copa Libertadores||First Stage||São Paulo||1–1||0–1||1–2|||
|2021||Copa Libertadores||First Stage||Caracas FC||0–0||0–2||0–2|||
|2022||Copa Libertadores||First Stage||Olimpia||0–1||0–2||0–3|||
|2023||Copa Sudamericana||First Stage||Binacional||3–1|||
Current squad Edit
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable players Edit
|Andres Esquerre||2001||2003||1 Copa Perú|
|Roberto Arrelucea||2007||2008||1 Segunda División|
|Víctor Rivera||2011||2013||1 Copa Ciudad de Trujillo|
|Franco Navarro||2014||2016||1 Torneo del Inca|
|José del Solar||December 2017||October 2022||1 Segunda División|
|Sebastián Abreu||November 2022||1 Copa Sebastián Abreu, 1 Copa Jorge Bava|
See also Edit
- "César Vallejo clasificó a la Copa Libertadores". Archived from the original on November 20, 2012. Retrieved November 19, 2012.
- "César Vallejo campeón del Torneo del Inca: ganó 3-1 a Alianza". El Comercio Perú (in Spanish). April 26, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "¿Sabes qué hizo el club César Vallejo con su insignia?". depor.pe (in Spanish). December 27, 2012. Archived from the original on December 31, 2012. Retrieved August 3, 2013.
- "¡César Vallejo ganó la Copa Sebastián Abreu! Derrotó 2-1 a Atlético Tucumán en Uruguay". larepublica.pe (in Spanish). January 10, 2023. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "César Vallejo venció por penales a Liverpool en la Serie Río de La Plata y ganó la Copa Jorge Bava". RPP (in Spanish). January 13, 2023. Retrieved January 13, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Barcelona 1:2 (Copa Sudamericana 2010, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Barcelona - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 3:1 (Copa Sudamericana 2010, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Santa Fe 1:1 (Copa Sudamericana 2011, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Santa Fe - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 2:0 (Copa Sudamericana 2011, 1. Round)". worldfootball.net. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Vallejo empató 1-1 con Tolima y quedó eliminado de Copa Libertadores". El Comercio Perú (in Spanish). January 31, 2013. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "César Vallejo perdió 1-0 con Tolima en su debut en la Copa Libertadores". www.ebvindustrial.com. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Millonarios - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 1:2". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Millonarios 2:2". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universitario de Sucre - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 2:2". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Universitario de Sucre 3:0". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Bahia - BA - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 2:0". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Bahia - BA 7:6". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Universidad Cesar Vallejo - Atlético Nacional 0:1". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Atlético Nacional - Universidad Cesar Vallejo 1:0". Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "César Vallejo empató 1-1 con Sao Paulo en la Copa Libertadores". El Comercio Perú (in Spanish). February 3, 2016. Retrieved January 13, 2023.
- "Vallejo cayó 1-0 ante Sao Paulo y fue eliminado de la Copa". El Comercio Perú (in Spanish). February 10, 2016. Retrieved January 13, 2023.
- "No pudo el 'poeta': César Vallejo empató 0-0 con Caracas por la ida de la primera fase de la Copa Libertadores". RPP (in Spanish). February 24, 2021. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Adiós al sueño: Cesar Vallejo perdió 2-0 ante Caracas FC y fue eliminado de la Copa Libertadores 2021". RPP (in Spanish). March 3, 2021. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "César Vallejo vs Olimpia: Resumen y goles de la derrota 2-0 y eliminación del 'Poeta' de la Copa Libertadores 2022". infobae (in European Spanish). Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "Con el pie izquierdo: César Vallejo cayó por 1-0 ante Olimpia por la Fase 1 de la Copa Libertadores". RPP (in Spanish). February 9, 2022. Retrieved January 11, 2023.
- "César Vallejo vs Binacional 3-1: goles y resumen del triunfo 'poeta' y clasificación en Copa Sudamericana". infobae (in European Spanish). Retrieved March 12, 2023.