Uruguayan Segunda División

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Segunda División Profesional is the second division of professional football in Uruguay, established in 1942. The league is sometimes referred to as Primera B. Segunda División was first held in 1942 to replace amateur Divisional Intermedia, establishing a professional league for lower divisions in Uruguay.

Segunda División Profesional
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Organising bodyAUF
Founded1942; 79 years ago (1942)
Country Uruguay
ConfederationCONMEBOL
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toPrimera División
Relegation toPrimera División Amateur
Current championsCerrito (2nd title)
(2020)
Most championshipsFénix
Sud América
(7 titles each)
TV partnersTenfield
WebsiteSegunda División
Current: 2020 season

The most successful clubs are Fénix and Sud América and the current champion is Cerro Largo.

FormatEdit

After 1994, the competition was divided in two stages, called the Opening Championship (Torneo Apertura) and Closing Championship (Torneo Clausura), with a two-legged play-off between the best 10 teams in the aggregate table, not counting the champion and the runner-up which they are promoted directly.

2020 season teamsEdit

Club City Stadium Capacity
Albion Montevideo Parque Enrique Falco 2,000
Atenas San Carlos Atenas 6,000
Central Español Montevideo Parque Palermo 6,500
Cerrito Montevideo Parque Maracaná 8,100
Juventud Las Piedras Parque Artigas 12,000
Rampla Juniors Montevideo Olímpico 9,500
Racing Montevideo Osvaldo Roberto 8,500
Rocha Rocha Doctor Mario Sobrero 10,000
Sud América Montevideo Parque Fossa 6,000
Tacuarembó Tacuarembó Goyenola 12,000
Villa Española Montevideo Obdulio Varela 6,000
Villa Teresa Montevideo José Nasazzi 5,002

List of championsEdit

Segunda DivisiónEdit

Season Champion Runner-up Third place
1942 Miramar Progreso Bella Vista
1943 River Plate Cerro Progreso
1944 Rampla Juniors Cerro Bella Vista
1945 Progreso Racing Danubio
1946 Cerro Racing Sud América
1947 Danubio Bella Vista Progreso
1948 (Championship not completed due to players strike)
1949 Bella Vista Racing Sud América
1950 Defensor Sud América Racing
1951 Sud América Fénix Bella Vista
1952 Montevideo Wanderers Bella Vista Progreso
1953 Miramar Progreso Sud América
1954 Sud América Central Español Racing
1955 Racing Fénix Central Español
1956 Fénix Central Español River Plate
1957 Sud América Central Español Canillitas
1958 Racing Progreso Central Español
1959 Fénix Colón Central Español
1960 Danubio River Plate Central Español
1961 Central Español Sud América Bella Vista
1962 Montevideo Wanderers Sud América Bella Vista
1963 Sud América Colón Central Español
1964 Colón Liverpool La Luz
1965 Defensor La Luz Progreso
1966 Liverpool River Plate Central Español
1967 River Plate La Luz Montevideo Wanderers
1968 Bella Vista Huracán Buceo Montevideo Wanderers
1969 Huracán Buceo Central Español Progreso
1970 Danubio Progreso Central Español
1971 Rentistas Fénix Miramar Misiones
1972 Montevideo Wanderers Fénix Racing
1973 Fénix Rampla Juniors Colón
1974 Racing Colón Central Español
1975 Sud América El Tanque Sisley Uruguay Montevideo
1976 Bella Vista Rampla Juniors Racing
1977 Fénix Rampla Juniors Racing
1978 River Plate La Luz Central Español
1979 Progreso Miramar Misiones La Luz
1980 Rampla Juniors Racing Liverpool
1981 El Tanque Sisley Racing La Luz
1982 Colón Fénix Villa Española
1983 Central Español Racing Rentistas
1984 River Plate Huracán Liverpool
1985 Fénix Liverpool Cerrito
1986 Miramar Misiones Rentistas Sud América
1987 Liverpool Racing Sud América
1988 Rentistas Racing Sud América
1989 Racing Cerrito Sud América
1990 El Tanque Sisley Sud América Basáñez
1991 River Plate Huracán Basáñez
1992 Rampla Juniors Huracán Buceo Basáñez
1993 Basáñez Central Español Fénix
1994 Sud América Racing Uruguay Montevideo
1995 Huracán Buceo Racing Rentistas
1996 Rentistas Racing Progreso
1997 Bella Vista Villa Española Progreso
1998 Cerro Deportivo Maldonado Frontera Rivera Chico
1999 Juventud Villa Española Racing
2000 Montevideo Wanderers Central Español Fénix
2001 Villa Española Progreso Plaza Colonia
2002 Liverpool Miramar Misiones Deportivo Colonia
2003 Cerrito Rentistas Rocha
2004 River Plate Rampla Juniors Paysandú
2005 Bella Vista Central Español Atenas
2005–06 Progreso Juventud Basáñez
2006–07 Fénix Cerro Juventud
2007–08 Racing Cerro Largo Villa Española
2008–09 Fénix Cerrito Atenas
2009–10 El Tanque Sisley Bella Vista Miramar Misiones
2010–11 Rentistas Cerrito Cerro Largo
2011–12 Central Español Juventud Progreso
2012–13 Sud América Rentistas Miramar Misiones
2013–14 Tacuarembó Atenas Rampla Juniors
2014–15 Liverpool Plaza Colonia Villa Teresa
2015–16 Rampla Juniors Villa Española Boston River
2016 El Tanque Sisley Atenas Cerro Largo
2017 Torque Atenas Progreso
2018 Cerro Largo Juventud Plaza Colonia
2019 Torque Deportivo Maldonado Rentistas
2020 Cerrito Villa Española Sud América

Titles by clubEdit

Club Winners Winning years
Fénix 7 1956, 1959, 1973, 1977, 1985, 2006–07, 2008–09
Sud América 7 1951, 1954, 1957, 1963, 1975, 1994, 2012–13
River Plate 6 1943, 1967, 1978, 1984, 1991, 2004
Bella Vista 5 1949, 1968, 1976, 1997, 2005
Racing 5 1955, 1958, 1974, 1989, 2007-08
Montevideo Wanderers 4 1952, 1962, 1972, 2000
Rentistas 4 1971, 1988, 1996, 2010–11
Liverpool 4 1966, 1987, 2002, 2015
Rampla Juniors 4 1944, 1980, 1992, 2006–07
El Tanque Sisley 4 1981, 1990, 2009–10, 2016
Central Español 3 1961, 1983, 2011–12
Danubio 3 1947, 1960, 1970
Miramar Misiones 3 1942, 1953, 1986
Progreso 3 1945, 1979, 2005–06
Cerro 2 1946, 1998
Cerrito 2 2003, 2020
Colón 2 1964, 1982
Defensor 2 1950, 1965
Huracán Buceo 2 1969, 1995
Torque 2 2017, 2019
Basáñez 1 1993
Cerro Largo 1 2018
Juventud 1 1999
Tacuarembó 1 2013–14
Villa Española 1 2001

See alsoEdit

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