Palestra Itália Futebol Clube

Palestra Itália Futebol Clube, commonly known as Palestra Itália, were a Brazilian football team from Curitiba, Paraná state. They won the Campeonato Paranaense three times.

Palestra Itália
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Full namePalestra Itália Futebol Clube
FoundedJanuary 7, 1921
Dissolved1971
GroundTarumã, Curitiba, Brazil
Capacity6,000

HistoryEdit

Palestra Itália Futebol Clube were founded on January 7, 1921.[1] During World War II they changed their name to Paranaense, then Comercial and then Palmeiras.[1] After the war, in 1945, the club was renamed again to Palestra Itália.[1] They won the Campeonato Paranaense in 1924, 1926, and in 1932.[1] The club fused with Britânia Sport Club and Clube Atlético Ferroviário in 1971, forming Colorado Esporte Clube.[1]

StadiumEdit

Palestra Itália played their home games at Estádio Tarumã.[2] The stadium had a maximum capacity of 6,000 people.[2]

AchievementsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 212. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.
  2. ^ a b Rodrigues, Rodolfo (2006). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. São Paulo: Panda Books. p. 99. ISBN 85-7695-011-1.