Inter Club d'Escaldes

Inter Club d'Escaldes is an Andorran football club based in Escaldes-Engordany. The club currently plays in Primera Divisió.

Inter Club d'Escaldes
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Full nameInter Club d'Escaldes
Nickname(s)Inter
Founded1991; 31 years ago (1991)
GroundAndorra Football Federation stadiums
ChairmanAntonio Colaço
ManagerFede Bessone
LeaguePrimera Divisió
2021–22Primera Divisió, 1st
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Inter Club d'Escaldes was founded in Escaldes-Engordany in 1991 and being founder member of Primera Divisió in 1995, the Premier League of Andorra. The club was playing since then in the top flight until April 2015 when the team was relegated after finishing 8th in the regular league.[1] The club returned in Primera Divisió after two seasons, in May 2017.[2]

L'Inter achieved twice the third position in Primera Divisió, during two consecutives seasons in 1999-00 and 2000–01, and became runners-up in Copa Constitució during the 2001–02 season, losing 2–0 against FC Lusitanos.

After becoming champion of the 2019–20 Primera Divisió, the club was able to have the right to participate in the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League, from the Preliminary Round. This historic partition represents the 1st time in the club's history that it has participated in an official international tournament.[3]

Colors and badgeEdit

In its beginnings the club had a strong support of Construccions Modernes, a company linked to the construction, to the point that its initials CM remain until 2019 in its shield. Due to team colors, blue and black, the team and fans are referenced as blau-i-negres.[4]

 
Contruccions Modernes[5] crest until 2015.
 
25th Anniversary crest (1991-2016).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classic kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First kit (2010-12).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First kit (2012-16).

HonoursEdit

European recordEdit

Competition Pld W D L GF GA
UEFA Champions League 3 1 0 2 2 4
UEFA Europa League 1 0 0 1 0 1
UEFA Europa Conference League 4 1 1 2 3 7
TOTAL 8 2 1 5 5 12

MatchesEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2020–21 UEFA Champions League PR   Drita 1–2
UEFA Europa League 2Q   Dundalk 0–1
2021–22 UEFA Champions League PR   HB Tórshavn 1–0
  Prishtina 0–2
UEFA Europa Conference League 2Q   Teuta 0–3 (aet) 2−0 2–3
2022–23 UEFA Champions League PR   La Fiorita 2–1
  Víkingur Reykjavík 0–1
UEFA Europa Conference League 2Q   CFR Cluj 1–1 0–3 1–4
Notes
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • 1Q: First qualifying round
  • 2Q: Second qualifying round

Current squadEdit

As of 22 June 2022[6]

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   AND Josep Gómes
2 DF   AND Txus Rubio
3 DF   AND Josep Foix
4 DF   AND Emili García
5 MF   AND Sergi Moreno
6 DF   AND Ildefons Lima
7 FW   ESP Genís Soldevila
8 FW   MAR Ahmed Belhadji
10 MF   AND Ludovic Clemente
11 FW   ESP Jordi Betriu
12 DF   ROU Raul Feher
13 GK   ESP Jesús Coca
14 DF   AND Jordi Rubio
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 DF   ESP Iván de Nova
16 MF   ESP Junior
17 MF   ALB Besjan Bërnaca
18 FW   ESP Víctor Casadesús
19 MF   ESP Viti Martínez
20 MF   ESP Jordi Roca
21 FW   ESP Aridai Cabrera
22 FW   ESP Joel Paredes
23 MF   ESP François Gomis
31 GK   ESP Gerardo Rubio
34 DF   ESP José Rodríguez
49 DF   ESP Adrià Gallego
50 DF   ESP Pau Bosch

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FAF - L'FC Santa Coloma dóna un cop sobre la taula en endur-se el derbi ciutadà". www.faf.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Tic Tapa i UE Santa Coloma seran a Europa i l'Inter és de Primera". elperiodic.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ "L'Inter d'Escaldes es proclama campió de la lliga de futbol".
  4. ^ "La FAF es posa dura per l'encesa d'una bengala a la Borda Mateu". elperiodic.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ^ "FAF - L'Inter Club Escaldes espera rival per jugar la promoció". www.faf.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Plantilla" [Team] (in Catalan). Inter Club d'Escaldes. Retrieved 28 September 2021.

External linksEdit