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Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco, commonly known as Benfica e Castelo Branco is a Portuguese football club from Castelo Branco.[2] Founded on 24 March 1924,[3] the club plays at the Estádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro which holds a seating capacity of 12,000.[4]

Benfica e Castelo Branco
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Full nameSport Benfica e Castelo Branco
Nickname(s)Águia Albicastrense (Eagle from Castelo Branco)[1]
Albicastrenses
Founded24 March 1924
GroundEstádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro, Castelo Branco
Capacity12,000
ChairmanAntónio Machado
ManagerRicardo António
LeagueCampeonato de Portugal
2015–16Serie F, 2nd
South Zone, 3rd
WebsiteClub website

Current squadEdit

As of 11 April 2017

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 Miguel Lázaro
2   DF André Cunha
3   DF Benny
5   DF Issouf Coulibaly
6   MF Filipe Fernandes
8   MF Samuel Cruz
10   MF Tiago Fernandes
11   FW Tomás Sousa
12   GK Rúben Alfaiate
14   MF Patas
17   DF Edgar Sá
No. Position Player
18   FW João Ventura
19   FW Adriano Castanheira
20   MF Rúben Nogueira
21   MF Dani Matos
23   FW Weiser
27   FW Eduardo Passos
35   DF Bernardo Moreira
37   DF Fábio Pais
77   FW Tiago Calila
  FW Ricardo Pires
  FW Pedro Almeida

HonoursEdit

  • Winners (9): 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1968–69, 1973–74, 1975–76
  • AF Castelo Branco Taça de Honra
  • Winners (1): 1979–80
  • Taça Doutor Julio Goulão
  • Winners (1): 1979–80

League and cup historyEdit

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
1994–95 2DS 5 34 13 12 9 47 45 38 Round 4
1995–96 2DS 13 34 9 13 12 37 46 40 Round 2
1996–97 2DS 13 34 10 11 13 36 43 41 Round 2
1997–98 2DS 18 34 4 4 26 23 76 16 Round 3 Relegated
1998–99 3DS 5 34 17 5 12 64 56 56 Round 2
1999–00 3DS 4 34 17 11 6 33 43 62 Round 4
2000–01 3DS 1 34 22 8 4 74 31 74 Round 1 Promoted
2001–02 2DS 13 38 12 9 17 60 65 45 Round 2
2002–03 2DS 18 36 7 11 18 40 61 32 Round 3 Relegated
2003–04 3DS 1 34 21 11 2 61 18 74 Round 2 Promoted
2004–05 2DS 9 36 13 11 12 50 43 50 Round 3
2005–06 2DS 12 26 5 9 12 26 42 24 Round 3 Relegated
2006–07 3DS 2 30 15 12 3 46 25 57 Round 1 Promoted
2007–08 2DS 11 26 6 6 12 23 35 30 Round 2
2008–09 3DS 3 26 10 13 3 30 20 43 Round 1
2009–10 3DS 7 22 7 9 6 29 28 30 Round 2
2010–11 3DS 2 22 8 6 8 34 33 30 Round 1
2011–12 3DS 2 20 10 5 5 38 17 35 Round 2 Promoted
2012–13 2DS 5 30 12 10 8 44 33 46 Round 2

Last updated: 1 July 2013
2DS = Portuguese Second Division; 3DS = Portuguese Third Division
Pos. = Position; Pl = Match played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lost; GS = Goal Scored; GA = Goal Against; P = Points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EPOCA 2003–04. 3ª Divisão Serie D" [SEASON 2003–04. 3ª Division Serie D]. Web Archive. Archived from the original on October 26, 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "Castelo Branco". ZeroZero. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Hístoria" [History]. SBCB. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Estádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro". ZeroZero. Retrieved 1 July 2013.

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