S.C. Espinho

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Espinho
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Full name Sporting Clube de Espinho
Founded 1914
Ground Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas, Espinho, Portugal
Ground Capacity 7.500
Chairman Portugal Rodrigo Nunes dos Santos
Manager Portugal P. Barny-P. Martins-Filó
League Campeonato Nacional de Seniores
2012/13 4th, Segunda Divisão
Website Club home page

Sporting Clube de Espinho, also known as Sporting de Espinho, is a Portuguese sports club from the city of Espinho, Aveiro district. The club has departments in volleyball - Sporting de Espinho (volleyball), and handball - Sporting de Espinho (handball) that usually compete in the major Portuguese top leagues, and also football, swimming, futsal and athletics departments.

History[edit]

Founded in 1914, it is one of the most historic and oldest clubs in Portugal with over 90 years existence. SC Espinho men's football team currently play in the Portuguese Second Division Zone Center and in the previous season 2007/08 they finished 2nd but lost out in the play offs for promotion. The team made the semifinals of the then-national cup, the Campeonato de Portugal, in 1925, their highest round to date. They currently play their home games at Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas in Espinho and their current chairman is Rodrigo Nunes dos Santos and their manager is Filó. SC Espinho have also played in the Portuguese First Division playing 11 seasons from 1975 to 1997.

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
1 Brazil GK Marcelo Galvão
2 Portugal DF Bruno Lucas
3 Portugal MF Rui Gomes
4 Portugal DF Rui Raínho
4 Portugal DF Tavares
5 Portugal DF Pedro Dimas
7 Portugal FW Pedro Mendes
8 Portugal MF Nuno Coelho
9 Portugal FW Moreira
10 Portugal MF Fábio Espinho

11 joares miguel soares junior

12 Portugal GK Teixeira
13 Portugal MF Queirós
No. Position Player
15 Portugal MF Valença
16 Portugal MF Hugo Ferreira
17 Portugal FW Carela
18 Brazil FW Leandro Rodrigues
19 Portugal DF Amorim
20 Portugal FW Milton
21 Portugal DF Hélder Vasco
22 Portugal MF Flávio Casal
23 Portugal FW Nuno Silva
24 Portugal GK Tiago Borges
25 Portugal FW Pinho

Notable former players[edit]

Honours[edit]

League And Cup History[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Portuguese Cup Notes
1974-1975 1D 16 30 4 7 19 25 64 15 Relegated
1977-1978 1D 14 30 8 6 16 30 52 22 Relegated
1979-1980 1D 7 30 11 6 13 29 42 28
1980-1981 1D 9 30 9 9 12 26 35 27
1981-1982 1D 10 30 7 11 12 32 42 25
1982-1983 1D 13 30 9 7 14 23 37 25
1983-1984 1D 16 30 5 7 18 19 45 17 Relegated
1987-1988 1D 6 38 13 14 11 42 38 40 Best Classification Ever
1988-1989 1D 17 38 12 8 18 45 57 32 Relegated
1992-1993 1D 17 34 9 10 15 38 55 28 Relegated
1996-1997 1D 16 34 9 6 19 27 56 33 Relegated
2007-2008 2DH 2 24 11 9 4 38 26 42 Round 3

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