Merelinense F.C.

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Merelinense F.C.
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Full name Merelinense Futebol Clube
Founded 1938
Ground Campo José Soares Vieira, Braga
Ground Capacity 5000
Chairman Portugal Carlos Matos
Manager Portugal Ricardo Martins
League Portuguese Third Division Serie A
2007/08 Portuguese Second Division Serie A, 12th (Relegated)
Website Club home page

Merelinense Futebol Clube also known as Merelinense FC is a Portuguese football club from São Pedro de Merelim in Braga and founded in 1938. Merelinense FC currently plays in the Portuguese Second Division Serie A and finished 12th in the previous season which was 2007/08. They currently play their home games at Campo José Soares Vieira in Braga with a capacity of 5000. Their current chairman is Ántónio Ferreira da Sila and the current manager is Paulo Rafael.


^a Designated as Primeira Divisão
^b Designated as Divisão de Honra


  • Portuguese Cup: 1/4 final (2010-11 season), defeated Varzim 1-2, lost to Vitória de Guimarães 0-2 the following match.

League and cup history[edit]

Season I II III IV V Pts. Pl. W L T GS GA Diff.
1994-95 18 44 pts 17 10 7 48 29 27 21
2006-07 2
2007-08 12 [1]
2008-09 2 [7]

Current squad[edit]

As of the 2009/10 season

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

No. Position Player
1 Portugal GK Paulinho
Portugal GK Talaia
Portugal DF Vítor
Portugal DF Miguel
Portugal DF Petit
Portugal DF João Paulo
Portugal DF Diogo
Portugal DF Rocha
Portugal DF Rufino
Portugal MF Bruno Rocha
Portugal MF Vasco
No. Position Player
Portugal MF Fina
Portugal MF Paulinho Lopes
Portugal MF Schwepps
Portugal MF Luis Ferraz
Portugal MF Beck
Portugal MF Nani
Portugal FW Zé Manuel
Portugal FW Bié
Portugal FW Mokas
Portugal FW Cadete
Portugal FW Ivo Bastos

Notable former players[edit]


  • Portugal Ántónio Ferreira da Sila (late-2000s)
  • Portugal Paulo Rafael (late-2000s)

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