Plaza Colonia

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Plaza Colonia
Plaza colonia uru.png
Full name Club Plaza de Deportes Colonia
Nickname(s) Patas Blancas,
Founded April 22, 1917
Ground Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici
Colonia, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman Enrique Machuca
Manager Luis Matosas
League Segunda División Uruguay
2011-2012 10th

Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes, or simply Plaza Colonia are a football club from Colonia in Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

History[edit]

Plaza are the most successful team from the department of Colonia. They gained their affiliation with AUF in 2000. In 2001 they won promotion to the Primera División Uruguaya and in their debut season they finished in 7th place.

In 2005 the club finally fell to the Decond Division after a poor campaign. In 2006 they did not presented to the championship because of a lack of economic resources.

They re-entered official competitions for the 2006/2007 season, playing once more in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

Plaza's city rivals are Juventud Colonia, and department derby is against Deportivo Colonia.

Current 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
- Uruguay GK Nicolás Biglianti
- Uruguay GK Jonathan Ricca
- Uruguay GK Pablo Diana
- Uruguay DF Cristián Urrutia
- Uruguay DF Alejandro Rodríguez
- Uruguay DF Javier Viatavar
- Uruguay DF José Ortíz
- Argentina DF Matías Arce
- Uruguay DF Marcelo Medero
- Uruguay DF Matías Duffard
- Uruguay DF Matías Pages
- Uruguay DF Pablo Acosta
- Uruguay DF Santiago Caquias
- Uruguay MF Gustavo Capellino
No. Position Player
- Uruguay MF Bruno Capellino
- Uruguay MF Enzo Arrambide
- Uruguay MF Francisco Vega
- Uruguay MF Franco González
- Uruguay MF Leonardo Abelenda
- Uruguay MF Matías Cresseri
- Argentina MF Maximiliano Sosa
- Brazil MF Murilo Beraldelli
- Uruguay FW Diego Rodríguez Zapirain
- Uruguay FW Matías Sánchez
- Uruguay FW Jorge Vacani
- Uruguay FW Nazareno Collado
- Uruguay FW Sebastián Regueiro

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