Merelinense F.C.

Merelinense Futebol Clube also known as Merelinense FC is a Portuguese football club from São Pedro de Merelim in Braga and founded in 1938. Merelinense FC currently plays in the Campeonato de Portugal. They currently play their home games at Estádio João Soares Vieira in Braga with a capacity of 5000.

Merelinense F.C.
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Full nameMerelinense Futebol Clube
Founded1938
GroundEstádio João Soares Vieira, Braga
Capacity5,000
ChairmanAntónio Silva
ManagerMicael Sequeira
LeagueCampeonato de Portugal
2015–16Braga FA Pro-National, 1st (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

AchievementsEdit

  • Braga FA Cup – 3: 1977–78, 2013–14, 2015–16
  • Braga FA Championship – 6: 1977–78^a , 1981–82^a , 1990–91^a , 1997–98^b , 2003–04^b , 2015–16^c
  • Braga Supercup – 1: 2015–16
  • Minho Champions Cup – 1: 2015–16[1]

^a Designated as Primeira Divisão
^b Designated as Divisão de Honra
^c Designated as Pró-Nacional

AdvancementsEdit

  • Portuguese Cup: 1/4 final (2010–11 season), defeated Varzim 1–2, lost to Vitória de Guimarães 0–2 the following match.

League and cup historyEdit

Season I II III IV V Pts. Pl. W L T GS GA Diff.
1994–95 18 44 pts 17 10 7 48 29 27 21
2006–07 2
2007–08 12 [1]
2008–09 2 [7]

Current squadEdit

As of 1 December 2020

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   POR Rui Rêgo
GK   POR Pedro Costa
GK   POR Daniel Marinho
DF   POR Miguel Ângelo
DF   POR Pedro Rodrigues
DF   POR João Paulo Oliveira
DF   POR João Gabriel
DF   BRA Ricardo Bouças
DF   POR Rui Sá
DF   POR Rui Ferreira
DF   POR Filipe Almeida
MF   POR João Freitas
MF   NGA Abdullahi Olatunji
MF   POR Ivan Alves
MF   POR Luís Ferraz
FW   BRA Marcelo
FW   POR Diogo Torres
FW   POR Zé Diogo
FW   POR Bruno Fernandes
FW   BRA Joel Marques
FW   POR Leonardo Costa
FW   POR Flávio Barbosa

PresidentsEdit

  •   Ántónio Ferreira da Sila (late-2000s)
  •   Paulo Rafael (late-2000s)

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