FC Encamp

FC Encamp is an Andorran football club based in Encamp. Founded in 1950, it is the oldest football club of the Andorran First Division. The club currently plays in Primera Divisió.

Encamp
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Full nameFútbol Club Encamp
Nickname(s)Encampadans
El degà (The Dean)
Founded1950; 71 years ago (1950)
GroundCamp de Futbol d'Encamp
Capacity550[1]
ChairmanSalvador Cervós
ManagerLeonel Gancedo
LeagueSegona Divisió
2020–213rd
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

FC Encamp was founded in 1950 being the dean of the Andorran premier league and the second football club created in the pyrenean country of Andorra after FC Andorra (founded in 1942). Successfully the team won the Primera Divisió in the 1995–96 season, and five years later his second league title (2001–02) being qualify for the UEFA Cup. Next season they ended the regular league in the 2nd position being able to play in the UEFA Intertoto Cup.

Although for the 2004/05 season they were relegated to Segona Divisió, the 2nd best division. In 2005–06, they were promoted back to the Primera Divisió. The same story was repeated in the 2006–07 season finishing at the 7th place of the table and being relegated, coming back in 2009 at the top league.

However, during two bad seasons in the Andorran Premier League finally FC Encamp were relegated in 2011, returning the 2011–12 season in the top flight. Since then the club have been playing in the top tier of Andorra.

At the end of the 2015–16 season Encamp finished 7th in the regular season were originally set to compete in a two-legged relegation play-off against CE Carroi. It was announced that Encamp were awarded the tie against CE Carroi 3-0 due illegal lineup during the first leg of the relegation play-offs, therefore Encamp remained in the top flight.[2]

Colours and badgeEdit

FC Encamp takes the colours from the parish of Encamp. Since their foundation blue have been the traditional colour of the Andorran club. Although white and blue, along with red or purple, represent also the club and the northern parish.

Colours are blue and white hoop/striped shirts and blue shorts for home matches, and red and white hoop/striped shirts and red shorts for away matches. Although some seasons the club have worn blue shirts and black/white shorts for home matches.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Striped home kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
All blue kit during 1990s and early 2000s.
 
 
 
 
 
 
All blue kit late variation.

Facilities and StadiumEdit

FC Encamp is the only club of Primera Divisió that has its own stadium along with the local government of Encamp. The stadium with 550 capacity (Camp de Futbol d'Encamp) and all the club facilities (training center and outdoor stadium) are located in Prada de Moles, inaugurated in November 2015.[3] The club also owns a futsal indoor stadium (Complex Esportiu Federic Palmitjavila).[1]

HonoursEdit

European resultsEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round   Zenit St. Petersburg 0–5 0–8 0–13
2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round   Lierse 0–3 1–4 1–7

League historyEdit

Season Division Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P
2010–11 Primera Divisió 7 20 4 1 15 24 79 13
2011–12 Segona Divisió 1 18 14 0 4 57 22 42
2012–13 Primera Divisió 7 20 5 2 13 18 55 17
2013–14 Primera Divisió 6 20 7 4 9 34 53 25
2014–15 Primera Divisió 6 20 7 3 10 21 34 24
2015–16 Primera Divisió 7 20 4 4 12 22 50 16

Current squadEdit

As of 17 February 2019 [4]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 FW   ARG Walter Gómez
3 FW   AND Jorge Pinto
6 MF   AND Antonio Marinho
8 DF   AND Gabriel Fernández
9 FW   PAR Eugenio Peralta
10 MF   ARG Tomás Lanzini
11 MF   ARG Gonzalo Ucha
12 GK   ESP Gerardo Rubio
14 MF   AND Ferran Montobbio
15 DF   AND Rafel Cervós
16 DF   CMR Derrick Dibotti
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF   AND Cristian Barreto
19 FW   AND Andreu Matos
21 FW   ARG Nicolás Minutella
22 DF   AND André Marinho
24 MF   ARG Diego Sánchez
27 FW   AND Eric Pelfort
DF   AND Jonathan Ferreira
MF   ESP Jaime Bauza
MF   ESP Tete López
MF   ARG Renzo Dezotti

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gestió, Web. "FC Encamp Web Oficial - FCEncamp.org - FCE". FC Encamp. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "El CE Carroi no apel·la al Comitè d'Apel·lació i l'FC Encamp seguirà a la Lliga Grup Becier". bondia.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ RTVA., Andorra Difusió. "Inaugurada la nova zona esportiva de Prada de Moles - Andorra Difusió". andorradifusio.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Squad". Retrieved 4 February 2019.

External linksEdit