Amarante FC

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Amarante
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Full name Amarante Futebol Clube
Founded 1923
Ground Municipal de Amarante
Amarante
Portugal
Ground Capacity 16,800
Chairman Eduardo Jorge Medeiros Pinto
League Campeonato Nacional de Seniores
2013-14 Campeonato Nacional - Série C, 4th

Amarante Futebol Clube (abbreviated as Amarante FC) is a Portuguese football club based in Amarante in the district of Porto.[1]

Background[edit]

Amarante FC currently plays in the Segunda Divisão Série Centro which is the third tier of Portuguese football. The club was founded in 1923 and they play their home matches at the Municipal de Amarante in Amarante. The stadium is able to accommodate 16,800 spectators and was constructed in 1978.[1]

The club is affiliated to Associação de Futebol do Porto and has competed in the AF Porto Taça. The club has also entered the national cup competition known as Taça de Portugal on many occasions.[1][2]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Place Movements
1963–64 Distritais AF Porto – 2ª Divisão 1st Promoted
1965–66 Terceira Divisão 1ª Série 1th[clarification needed] Playoff (QF)
1976–77 Distritais AF Porto – Honra Promoted
1977–78 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 7th
1978–79 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 2nd Promoted
1979–80 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 12th
1980–81 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 11th
1981–82 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 15th Relegated
1982–83 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 12th
1983–84 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 9th
1984–85 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 1st Promoted
1985–86 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 15th Relegated
1986–87 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 7th
1987–88 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 2nd Promoted
1988–89 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 17th Relegated
1989–90 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 17th Relegated
1990–91 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 14th Relegated
1991–92 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 4th
1992–93 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 5th
1993–94 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 2nd
1994–95 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 13th
1995–96 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 15th Relegated
1996–97 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 17th
1997–98 Tier 5 Distritais AF Porto – Honra 2nd Promoted
1998–99 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 13th
1999–2000 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 14th
2000–01 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 11th
2001–02 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 14th Relegated
2002–03 Tier 5 Distritais AF Porto – Honra 10th
2003–04 Tier 5 Distritais AF Porto – Honra 4th
2004–05 Tier 5 Distritais AF Porto – Honra 4th
2005–06 Tier 5 Distritais AF Porto – Honra 1st Promoted
2006–07 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B 9th
2007–08 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B – 1ª Fase 2nd
Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B Fase Final 1st Promoted
2008–09 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série B – 1ª Fase 9th Relegation Group
Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série B Últimos 5th Relegated
2009–10 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B – 1ª Fase 2nd Promotion Group
Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B Fase Final 6th
2010–11 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B – 1ª Fase 2nd Promotion Group
Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série B Fase Final 1st Promoted
2011–12 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Centro 5th

[3][4][5][6]

Current squad[edit]

Goalkeepers:

  • Portugal Celso
  • Portugal Sérgio

Defensors :

  • Portugal Carlos Castro
  • Portugal Pedro Carneiro
  • Portugal César
  • Portugal André Campos
  • Portugal Bispo

Middle :

  • Portugal Tiago Silva
  • Portugal Vítor Borges
  • Portugal Miguel
  • Portugal André Marqueiro
  • Portugal Calisto
  • Portugal Landinho
  • Portugal Nuno Cerqueira
  • Portugal João Alves
  • Portugal Cláudio Costa

Forward :

  • Portugal Pedro Miguel
  • Portugal Joel
  • Portugal João Paulo
  • Portugal Vítor Hugo
  • Portugal Gil
  • Portugal Casinhas
  • Portugal Bruninho

Honours[edit]

  • Portuguese Third Division: 2007/08, 2010/11
  • AF Porto Divisão de Honra: 2005/06

Notable former players[edit]

Notable former managers[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Amarante Futebol Clube - ForaDeJogo - foradejogo.net". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Amarante Futebol Clube – Portugal – footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Portugal – Table of Honor – soccerlibrary.free.fr". Soccer Library. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Competitions – Portugal – footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  5. ^ "Competitions - ForaDeJogo - foradejogo.net". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  6. ^ "AF Porto – Futebol Total". Futebol Total. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 

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