S.C. Espinho

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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.

The football team played their home games at Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas in Espinho, until 2018.[1] Since 2018, the team has been playing in temporary stadiums such as: Estadio do Bolhão (2018–2020)[1] or Estadio Marques da Silva (since 2020).[2] The club is aiming is to play in the future municipal stadium of the city of Espinho[3]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sp. Espinho diz adeus ao mítico "Manuel Violas" e muda-se para Fiães". Maisfutebol (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-04-18.
  2. ^ "SC Espinho deixa Fiães". Sporting Clube De Espinho (in European Portuguese). 2020-08-13. Retrieved 2021-04-18.
  3. ^ "Estádio Municipal arranca". Sporting Clube De Espinho (in European Portuguese). 2021-02-01. Retrieved 2021-04-18.
  4. ^ pt:Taça de Honra da AF Porto

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