Mirassol Futebol Clube
Mirassol Futebol Clube, commonly referred to as simply Mirassol, is a Brazilian association football club in Mirassol, São Paulo. They currently play in the Série C, the third tier of Brazilian football, as well as in the Campeonato Paulista Série A1, the top tier of the São Paulo state football league.
|Full name||Mirassol Futebol Clube|
|Nickname(s)||Leão da Alta Araraquense (Araraquense Highway Lion)|
|Founded||November 9, 1925|
|Ground||Estádio José Maria de Campos Maia|
|Chairman||Edson Antonio Ermenegildo|
|League||Campeonato Brasileiro Série C|
|Série D, 1st of 68 (promoted)|
Paulista, 4th of 16
The club's home colours are yellow and green and the team mascot is a lion.
In 1960, another club was founded in the same city, Grêmio Recreação Esporte Cultura Mirassol. Both clubs became rivals until 1963, when they were playing in São Paulo State Championship Third Level.
In 1964, Mirassol Esporte Clube and Grêmio Recreação Esporte Cultura Mirassol (usually nicknamed GREC) fused, and the new club was named Mirassol Atlético Clube.
In 1982, Mirassol Atlético Clube folded, and the club was then renamed to Mirassol Futebol Clube.
In 2007, the club finished in second in its group in the São Paulo State Second Level semifinal stage, thus being promoted for the first time in club's history to São Paulo State Championship Top Level.
Club colors, mascot and nicknameEdit
Mirassol's colors are yellow and green.
Leãozinho, meaning Little Lion, is Mirassol's nickname.
- As of 16 July 2021
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- (in Portuguese) Mirassol Futebol Clube at Arquivo de Clubes[permanent dead link]
- Especial Placar – 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003.
- Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 – Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
- 1997 Campeonato Paulista Third Level at RSSSF Archived 2007-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
- (in Portuguese) Guarani e Mirassol conquistam acesso à Série A do Paulista – Folha Online
- (in Portuguese) Mirassol Futebol Clube at Times Brasileiros Archived 2007-06-14 at the Wayback Machine
- (in Portuguese) Estádio Municipal José Maria de Campos Maia at Templos do Futebol
- "Elenco Profissional" [Professional Squad]. Mirassol FC. Retrieved 16 July 2021.