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Sporting Clube Olhanense (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈspɔɾtĩɡ ˈklub(ɨ) oʎɐˈnẽs(ɨ)]) is a Portuguese sports club from Olhão, Algarve.

Olhanense
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Full nameSporting Clube Olhanense
Nickname(s)Leões de Olhão (Lions of Olhão)
Founded1912; 107 years ago (1912)
GroundEstádio José Arcanjo
Capacity5,661
ChairmanIsidoro Sousa
ManagerVasco Faísca
LeagueCampeonato de Portugal
2018–19Campeonato de Portugal, 5th
WebsiteClub website

Its football team was founded on 27 April 1912 and currently plays in the Campeonato de Portugal, the third division of Portuguese football. It holds home matches at the Estádio José Arcanjo, with a 5,661-seat capacity.

Olhanense were the first team from outside Lisbon or Porto to be crowned Portuguese Champions, in 1924.

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Brief historyEdit

Olhanense became the first team from the Algarve region to reach the top level of Portuguese football, after winning the Algarve Football Association in 1941. Among its achievements was a fourth-place finish in the 1945–46 season, and the title of Portuguese Champion in the 1923–24 Campeonato de Portugal, at the time the most important national competition. In 1951, after ten consecutive seasons, the club returned to the second division.

Having been out of the top division since 1975, and after the relegation of neighbouring S.C. Farense to the lower leagues (including regional levels), Olhanense became once again the region's most important team, competing for the honour with Portimonense S.C. In May 2009, after defeating Gondomar S.C. 1–0, it returned to the top flight after a 34-year absence, led by former FC Porto central defender Jorge Costa.

RivalriesEdit

The club has rivalries with fellow Algarve clubs Farense and Portimonense.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of 16 August 2019[8][9]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Rúben Dionísio
3   DF Joshua Silva
4   DF Allan Peixoto
5   DF Leonardo Lelo
6   MF Guilherme Morais
7   FW Adewale Sapara
8   MF Tiago Jogo
9   FW João Nuno
10   MF Léléco
11   FW Mohcine Hassan
17   FW Patrick Igwe
20   DF André Gomes
No. Position Player
22   MF Diogo Martins
23   MF Edu Pinheiro
24   DF Rafael Floro
25   FW Caleb
26   DF Sunday Akoh
31   GK Rodrigo Moura
45   DF Rafael Tavares
98   DF Fábio Pereira
99   GK Gonçalo Augusto
  GK Lucas Teixeira
  MF Gonçalo Duarte
  FW João Vasco

HonoursEdit

League and cup historyEdit

Season League Cup Notes
Tier Pos Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1941–42 1 8 22 6 2 14 42 83 14 Quarterfinals
1942–43 5 18 8 2 8 44 48 18 Last 16
1943–44 5 18 10 2 6 65 34 22 Last 16
1944–45 6 18 6 4 8 41 41 16 Final
1945–46 4 22 13 1 8 65 39 27 Last 16 Best classification ever
1946–47 6 26 11 4 11 69 73 26 Not held
1947–48 11 26 5 7 14 48 66 17 Last 32
1948–49 7 26 10 4 12 51 55 24 Last 32
1949–50 9 26 8 8 10 48 57 24 Not held
1950–51   14 26 7 3 16 31 77 17 Last 16 Relegated
...
1961–62 1 8 26 8 6 12 33 41 22
1962–63 8 26 7 7 12 29 38 21
1963–64   13 26 2 8 16 20 57 12 Relegated
...
1973–74 1 11 30 8 6 16 35 69 22
1974–75   15 30 6 5 19 41 70 17 Relegated
...+
1996–97 3 7 34 14 8 12 34 36 50
1997–98 13 34 10 14 10 47 42 44 5th round
1998–99 4 34 15 13 6 51 34 58 4th round
1999–00 6 38 17 13 8 57 34 64
2000–01 11 38 13 14 11 45 44 53
2001–02 12 38 13 9 16 40 44 48 2nd round
2002–03 10 38 14 13 11 60 50 55 2nd round
2003–04   1 38 26 8 4 77 29 86 3rd round Promoted
2004–05 2 9 34 11 11 12 32 31 44 Last 128
2005–06 5 34 13 13 8 41 28 52 Last 64
2006–07 9 30 10 10 10 29 31 40 4th round
2007–08 5 30 12 9 9 33 33 45 5th round
2008–09   1 30 18 4 8 52 32 58 3rd round Promoted
2009–10 1 13 30 5 14 11 31 46 29 3rd round
2010–11 11 30 7 13 10 24 34 34 5th round
2011–12 8 30 9 12 9 36 38 39 Quarterfinals
2012–13 14 30 5 10 15 26 42 25 4th round
2013–14   16 30 6 6 18 21 49 24 4th round Relegated
2014–15 2 16 46 13 16 17 51 56 55 3rd round
2015–16 8 46 19 12 15 42 39 69 3rd round
2016–17   22 42 7 7 28 45 83 28 4th round Relegated
2017–18 3 3 30 18 4 8 42 30 58 3rd round
2018–19 5 34 19 6 9 68 32 63 1st round

Managerial historyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olhanense e Farense reeditam o derby mais "quente" do Algarve esta quarta-feira". sulinformacao.pt. 1 October 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Derby no Algarve: Olhanense empatou com Farense (1-1) - Maisfutebol.iol.pt". iol.pt. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  3. ^ http://portugalresident.com/capital-‘punishment’-for-portimonense-fans
  4. ^ portugalpress (2 March 2016). "Bragging rights". portugalresident.com. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Portimonense vence Olhanense no segundo derby algarvio da II Liga 2015/16". sulinformacao.pt. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Derby entre Portimonense e Olhanense acaba empatado a um golo (com fotos)". sulinformacao.pt. 22 March 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  7. ^ algarveresident (10 September 2010). "Big Algarve Derby next week". portugalresident.com. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  8. ^ "SC Olhanense". www.soccerway.com. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  9. ^ "PLANTEL 2019-20". www.olhanensenet.wordpress.com (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 August 2019.

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