FC Porto (roller hockey)

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FC Porto Fidelidade
Full name Futebol Clube do Porto Fidelidade
Chairman Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa
Manager António "Tó" Neves
Home Ground Dragão Caixa
(Capacity 2,200)
League First Division
Season 2013–14
Position 3rd
Home
Away

The FC Porto roller hockey team, also known as FC Porto Fidelidade (for sponsorship reasons), is the senior representative of the roller hockey section of FC Porto, a Portuguese sports club based in Porto. The team competes in the First Division, the top-flight domestic league, and plays its home matches at the Dragão Caixa arena. The head coach is former club player and captain António "Tó" Neves.

Honours[edit]

Porto is one of the most successful teams in Portuguese competitions, holding the record for most cup and super cup titles (the former shared with Benfica). The club won their first championship title in 1982–83, the first season with Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa as club president. Between 2001 and 2011, Porto established a domestic record by winning 10 consecutive league titles. In international competitions, Porto has also won multiple competitions, including two CERH European League titles in 1986 and 1990.[1]

Domestic[edit]

  • Portuguese First Division: 21
    • 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13
  • Portuguese Cup: 14 (shared record)[a]
    • 1982–83, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1995–96, 1997–98, 1998–99, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2012–13
  • Supertaça António Livramento: 19 (record)
    • 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013

International[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Below is the squad for the 2014–15 season:[2]

No. Player Nationality Position Birth date (age) Previous club
23 Tiago Sousa  Angola Goalkeeper (1977-10-18) 18 October 1977 (age 37) HC Mealhada
47 Edo Bosch  Spain Goalkeeper (1975-09-03) 3 September 1975 (age 39) FC Porto
10 Nelson Filipe  Portugal Goalkeeper (1984-11-05) 5 November 1984 (age 30) FC Porto
78 Hélder Nunes  Portugal Defender/Midfielder (1994-04-23) 23 April 1994 (age 21) FC Porto
7 Pedro Moreira  Portugal Defender/Midfielder (1985-07-17) 17 July 1985 (age 29) FC Porto
38 Jorge Silva  Portugal Forward (1984-11-05) 5 November 1984 (age 30) FC Porto
66 Reinaldo Ventura  Portugal Forward (1978-05-16) 16 May 1978 (age 36) FC Porto
8 Caio  Portugal Forward (1982-01-05) 5 January 1982 (age 33) FC Porto
30 Vítor Hugo  Portugal Forward (1984-02-23) 23 February 1984 (age 31) FC Porto
77 Ricardo Barreiros  Portugal Forward (1982-01-17) 17 January 1982 (age 33) FC Porto
9 Rafa  Portugal Forward (1991-10-11) 11 October 1991 (age 23) AD Valongo

Staff[edit]

Technical team[2]
Head coach Portugal António "Tó" Neves
Assistant coach Portugal Pedro Lopes
Fitness coach Portugal Renato Almeida

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Record shared with Benfica.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roller hockey – Honours". FC Porto. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Roller hockey – Squad". FC Porto. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 

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