Correcaminos UAT

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Correcaminos de la UAT.svg
Full name Club de Fútbol Correcaminos de la Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas
Nickname(s) Los Correcaminos (The Roadrunners)
El Corre (The Corre)
Los Naranjas (The Oranges)
Founded 1 January 1980; 35 years ago (1980-01-01)
Ground Estadio Marte R. Gómez
Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Ground Capacity 18,000[1]
Owner UAT
Chairman Francisco Filizola González
Manager Ricardo Cadena
League Ascenso MX
Apertura 2014 3rd (Quarterfinals)
Website Club home page

Club de Fútbol Correcaminos de la Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas is an association football team from Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.

It currently plays in the Ascenso MX League of Mexico. The team was founded in 1980, Correcaminos played in the Primera Division De Mexico from the 1987–1988 season to the 1994–95 season. They play in the Marte R. Gomez stadium , which has a capacity of 18,000.


The club was founded in 1980 and represents the UAT as well as the city of Ciudad Victoria. The club joined the Segunda División de México in 1982 and played in the 1982–83 tournament. In the 1986–87 tournament the club reached the championship final against the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro having to play a decisive third game in the Estadio Azteca were the club finally managed to beat Querétaro/Mi cola in a penalty shootout and earning their first Promotion.The club did not fare so well in their first year in the Mexican Primera División finishing tied dead last with Atletico Potosino and only avoided being relegated by a goal difference. Before the 1988–89 tournament the club managed to keep its category after buying the Deportivo Neza Franchisee and taking over their vacant spot. The club would go on to play 7 years in the first division before been relegated in 1995, this time they did not buy any franchise to save their status and instead accepted their fate of playing in the newly created Liga de Ascenso. In the summer 1997 the club reach its first final since joining the league only to loss it to Tigres de la UANL who would go on to be promoted to the first division having won the previous tournament as well. In the Apertura 2005 and Clausura 2006 the club had one of the strongest teams in the league finishing first in both tournament but losing in the round robin first to Club Leon and then to Indios de Ciudad Juárez in semifinals.

Apertura 2011 Title[edit]

In the Apertura 2011 the club finished second in the league with 27 points, 7 wins, 6 draws,2 defeats,scoring the most goals in the league with 33 ad allowing 21 earning a rod robin spot.In the Quarterfinals the club faced cross town rival Estudiantes de Altamira who they tied 2–2 after 2 games advancing for having finished with more points. In Semifinals the club would once again tie 3–3 this time against Toros Neza advancing once again because of their league position. In the final the club would go on to face the league points leader C.F. La Piedad who was picked favorite by many to take the Apertura title home that year. The first match was played in the Estadio Marte R. Gómez were Correcaminos managed to take a 3–1 advantage. The second match was played in the Estadio Juan N. López were after 90 minutes the club had managed to beat la piedad after almost 15 years with a score of 1–0 and claiming that tournaments title.

Season to season[edit]

Season Division Notes
1982–83 2nd Division
1983–84 2nd Division
1984–85 2nd Division
1985–86 2nd Division
1986–87 2nd Division Champion
1987–88 1st Division Buys Deportivo Neza
1988–89 1st Division
1989–90 1st Division
1990–91 1st Division
1991–92 1st Division
1992–93 1st Division
1993–94 1st Division
1994–95 1st Division Relegated
1995–96 Primera A
Invierno 96 Primera A
Verano 97 Primera A Runner-Up
Invierno 97 Primera A
Season Division Place
Verano 98 Primera A
Invierno 98 Primera A
Verano 99 Primera A
Invierno 99 Primera A
Verano00 Primera A
Invierno 00 Primera A
Verano 01 Primera A
Invierno 01 Primera A
Verano 02 Primera A
Apertura 02 Primera A
Clausura 03 Primera A
Apertura 03 Primera A
Clausura 04 Primera A
Apertura 04 Primera A
Clausura 05 Primera A
Apertura 05 Primera A
Clausura 06 Primera A
Season Division Place
Apertura 06 Primera A 8th
Clausura 07 Primera A 17th
Apertura 07 Primera A 2nd; Semifinal
Clausura 08 Primera A 15th
Apertura 08 Primera A 6th; Quarterfinal
Clausura 09 Primera A 15th
Apertura 2009 Liga de Ascenso 13th
Bicentenario 2010 Liga de Ascenso 6th; Quarterfinal
Apertura 2010 Liga de Ascenso 16th
Clausura 2011 Liga de Ascenso 7th; Quarterfinal
Apertura 2011 Liga de Ascenso 2nd; Champion
Clausura 2012 Liga de Ascenso 7th; Semifinal and Sub-Ascenso
Apertura 2012 Ascenso MX 8th
Clausura 2013 Ascenso MX 2nd; Semifinals
Apertura 2013 Ascenso MX 6th; Quarterfinals
Clausura 2014 Ascenso MX Begins January 3
  • After the 1987–88 tournament the club avoided relegation after buying the Deportivo Neza franchise.

On 26 September 2012 the club advanced to the semifinals winning the game versus Xolos of Tijuana city with a remarkable score of 5 to 5 changing and advantage of losing 4 to 1. The game was defined in penalty kicks, having a glorius and historical victory winning the correcamininos 7 to 6 in penalties.


First-team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Chile GK Miguel Pinto (on loan from Atlas)
2 Mexico MF Alejandro García (on loan from Monterrey)
3 Mexico DF Daniel Duarte
4 Mexico DF Arturo Ledesma (on loan from Guadalajara)
5 Mexico MF Juan Pablo Orozco (on loan from Guadalajara)
6 Mexico MF Jorge Ocampo
7 Mexico MF Julio Gómez (on loan from Pachuca)
8 Mexico MF Lucas Ayala (on loan from Atlas)
9 Brazil FW Tatá
10 Argentina FW Diego Olsina
11 Colombia FW David Cortés
13 Mexico MF Gerardo Moreno (on loan from Monterrey)
No. Position Player
14 Mexico MF Ricardo Bocanegra (on loan from Atlas)
15 Mexico DF Manuel López (on loan from Querétaro)
16 Mexico DF Óscar García (on loan from Monterrey)
17 Honduras FW Eddie Hernández (on loan from Motagua)
18 Mexico DF Arturo Alvarado (on loan from Monterrey)
19 Mexico DF Hugo Sánchez (captain)
20 Argentina FW Roberto Saucedo
21 Honduras MF Pablo Arzú (on loan from Real Sociedad)
23 Mexico GK Daniel Vogel (on loan from UANL)
24 Mexico DF Alejandro Berber (on loan from Monterrey)
25 Mexico GK Humberto Martínez
26 Mexico FW Sinecio González

Notable players[edit]

This list of former players includes those who received international caps while playing for the team, made significant contributions to the team in terms of appearances or goals while playing for the team, or who made significant contributions to the sport either before they played for the team, or after they left. It is clearly not yet complete and all inclusive, and additions and refinements will continue to be made over time.

Club honors[edit]

Runner-Up: (1) Verano 1997
Runner-Up: (1) Apertura 2012


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