Goiás Esporte Clube

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Goiás
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Full name Goiás Esporte Clube
Nickname(s) Verdão
Esmeraldino (Big Emerald Green)
Founded April 6, 1943; 71 years ago (1943-04-06)
Ground Serra Dourada, Goiânia, Brazil
Ground Capacity 50,049
President Brazil Sérgio Rassi
Head coach Brazil Ricardo Drubscky
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

Goiás Esporte Clube, also known as Goiás, is a Brazilian football team in Goiânia, Goiás state. Is the largest clubs of the Central-Western and they won the Série B twice.

Its main rival is Vila Nova. Goiás has a wide advantage in derbies between the two teams.

History[edit]

On April 6, 1943, in a meeting among friends at Lino Barsi's home, Goiás Esporte Clube was founded. In 1973, the team was promoted to the first division of Campeonato Brasileiro.

In 1998, the team joined the Clube dos 13 (Clube dos 13 is an organization composed by the greatest teams of Brazil). They won the Série B in 1999 and 2012.

Honors[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Winners (2): 1999, 2012
Runner-up (1): 1994
Winners (24): 1966, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2013
Winners (3): 2000, 2001, 2002
Runner-up (1): 1990

International[edit]

Runner-up (1): 2010

Stadium[edit]

Goiás' stadium is Serrinha, with a maximum capacity of 10,000 people. However, the club plays several matches at Estádio Serra Dourada, built in 1975, with a maximum capacity of 54,048 people.

Current squad[edit]

As of July 2012, according to sources are:[1]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Édson
Brazil GK Harlei (captain)
Brazil GK Pedro Henrique
Brazil GK Renan
Brazil DF Moisés (on loan from Grêmio)
Brazil DF Ernando
Brazil DF Henrique
Brazil DF Lacerda
Brazil DF Rodrigo
Brazil DF Valmir Lucas
Brazil DF Wallison
Brazil DF Eron (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
Brazil DF Vítor (on loan from Palmeiras)
Brazil DF William Matheus
Brazil MF Amaral
Brazil MF Dudu Cearense
Brazil MF Juliano
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Leandro
Brazil MF Thiago Mendes
Brazil MF Yuri
Brazil MF Caio
Brazil MF David
Brazil MF Ramón
Brazil MF Renan Oliveira (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
Brazil MF Eduardo Sasha (on loan from Internacional)
Brazil MF Ulisses
Brazil FW Felipe Amorim
Brazil FW Neto Baiano
Brazil FW Rychely
Brazil FW Welinton Junior

Professional players able to play in the youth team

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

No. Position Player
Brazil MF Thiago Mendes
No. Position Player
Brazil FW Welinton Junior

Youth players with first team experience

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

No. Position Player
Brazil DF João Carlos
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Mário Sérgio
Brazil FW Erik

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Wallace (to Aparecidense)
Brazil DF Pedro (to Aparecidense)
Brazil MF Robert (to Jataiense)
No. Position Player
Brazil FW Tardelly (to Aparecidense)
Brazil FW Bruno Aquino (to Red Bull Brasil)
Brazil FW Assuério (to Tupi)

Technical staff[edit]

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A record[edit]

Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position Year Position
1971 - 1981 24th 1991 15th 2001 10th 2011 -
1972 - 1982 33rd 1992 17th 2002 12th 2012 -
1973 13th 1983 7th 1993 26th 2003 9th 2013 6th
1974 21st 1984 14th 1994 - 2004 6th
1975 17th 1985 35th 1995 8th 2005 3rd
1976 30th 1986 23rd 1996 4th 2006 8th
1977 35th 1987 13th 1997 19th 2007 16th
1978 14th 1988 13th 1998 22nd 2008 8th
1979 7th 1989 10th 1999 - 2009 9th
1980 - 1990 10th 2000 10th 2010 19th

Copa Libertadores record[edit]

Year Position
2006 9th

Copa Sudamericana record[edit]

Year Position
2004 14th
2005 33rd
2007 13th
2009 12th
2010 2nd

Notable former players[edit]

Managers[edit]

Support[edit]

In its first year of existence, it was said that Goiás had only 33 fans, alluding to the few fans who had at that time.

It is currently club with the largest amount of fans of Goiás, the North and Midwest regions of Brazil, according to a survey conducted by the Gallup Institute Placar,[2] Serpes, Fortiori and Pluri Consultoria..

Following the research, Esmeraldino of Central Brazil has the 16th largest fans in Brazil, with 1.6 million fans.

Ultras[edit]

Organized[edit]

  • Força Jovem Goiás

Founded on May 23, 1997, from the extinction of the Green Hell, with the goal of creating an association of fans really emerald, and they had the same thought, love Goias Esporte Clube.

And fulfilling your goals and your ideal Jovem Goiás Force managed to win the support and respect among all the emerald, thus becoming the most vibrant and passionate, which now has approximately 12,000 associates.

Heritage[edit]

Headquarters Serrinha[edit]

Administrative Headquarters
  • Serrinha Stadium (Stadium Haile Pinheiro): capacity: 10,000 spectators.
  • Gymnasium covered with capacity for 3,000 people.
  • Complete structure of concentration for the athletes.
  • 2 grasslands training for students of the Little School Sports Initiation.
  • A 25m swimming pool and indoor semi-Olympic heated for Sports Initiation.
  • Parking for 300 vehicles.
  • 2 sand courts for volleyball and lighted futvôlei.
  • Runs to 1-kilometer jogging.
  • Area available for conduct of parties.

Edmo Pinheiro Sports and Recreation Center[edit]

Park Anhanguera
  • 4 grasslands officers.
  • Changing rooms with custom closets (with photo of each player), air conditioning, showers, hot tubs, and special chairs.
  • Technical Committee room with computers, TV and DVD and meeting table, besides an exclusive locker room with shower and toilet.
  • Medical Department
  • Gym
  • Recreation area with kiosk and barbecue.
  • 3 soccer fields.
  • Lake natural.

The mini-forest with native trees.

  • Playground amusement.

Coimbra Bueno Center[edit]

Aparecida de Goiânia
  • Training Center.
  • Assistance to needy children in the south, and Goiânia.
  • Jogging track.
  • 200 grasslands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goiás official website (Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Pesquisa: Goiás detém a maior torcida em Goiânia. Vila em segundo". Portal 730. 18 de agosto de 2009. 

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