S.C. Espinho

Sporting Clube de Espinho, also known as Sporting de Espinho, is a Portuguese sports club from the city of Espinho in the Aveiro district. Besides football, the club has volleyball and handball departments that usually compete in the major Portuguese top leagues. Other sport departments are those in athletics, swimming and futsal.

Espinho
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Full nameSporting Clube de Espinho
Founded1914
GroundEstádio Comendador Manuel Violas, Espinho, Portugal
Capacity7.500
ChairmanBernardo Gomes de Almeida
ManagerJoão Ferreira
LeagueCampeonato de Portugal
2018–19Campeonato de Portugal Serie B, 1st
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Founded in 1914, it is one of the oldest clubs in Portugal. In 1925, SC Espinho's football team reached the semifinals of the Campeonato de Portugal, their highest round to date. The team also played 11 seasons in the Portuguese First Division between 1975 and 1997. They currently compete in the Aveiro FA Division One.

They play their home games at Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas in Espinho.

Current squadEdit

As of 25 March, 2020

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 Bruno Silva
2   DF Mica Conceição
3   DF José Amadeu
5   DF Rafa
6   MF Paulo Jorge
7   MF Chapi Romano
8   MF Filipe Leite
9   FW Betinho
11   FW Jota
12   GK Bruno Silva
14   DF João Pinto
15   MF João Ricardo
16   FW Eduardo Baldé
No. Position Player
17   FW Carlitos
18   FW Ivo Lucas
20   DF Gonçalo Cardoso
21   DF Christian Lotitto
22   DF Nuno Malheiro
23   FW Diogo Valente
29   GK Diego Silva
70   MF Vieirinha (on loan from Académico Viseu)
77   FW Ivan Santos
99   GK Kadú
  GK Miguel Borges

HonoursEdit

League and cup historyEdit

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Portuguese Cup Notes
1974–1975 1D 16 30 4 7 19 25 64 15 Relegated
1977–1978 1D 14 30 8 6 16 30 52 22 Relegated
1979–1980 1D 7 30 11 6 13 29 42 28
1980–1981 1D 9 30 9 9 12 26 35 27
1981–1982 1D 10 30 7 11 12 32 42 25
1982–1983 1D 13 30 9 7 14 23 37 25
1983–1984 1D 16 30 5 7 18 19 45 17 Relegated
1987–1988 1D 6 38 13 14 11 42 38 40 Best Classification Ever
1988–1989 1D 17 38 12 8 18 45 57 32 Relegated
1992–1993 1D 17 34 9 10 15 38 55 28 Relegated
1996–1997 1D 16 34 9 6 19 27 56 33 Relegated
2007–2008 2DH 2 24 11 9 4 38 26 42 Round 3

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