2011 CR Vasco da Gama season

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Vasco da Gama
2011 season
Owner Roberto Dinamite
Football Manager Rodrigo Caetano
Head Coach PC Gusmão
(until 28 January)
Ricardo Gomes
(until 28 August)
Cristóvão
Brasileirão Série A 2nd place
Copa do Brasil Champion
Copa Sudamericana Semifinals
Rio de Janeiro State Championship 6th place
Group stage (Guanabara Cup)
Runner-up (Rio Cup)
Top goalscorer League: Diego Souza, Élton (11)
All: Bernardo (18)
Highest home attendance 33,778 (vs. Botafogo in the Brasileiro Série A)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

2011 season was the 96th season of football in Vasco da Gama's history, and their 40th in the Brasileirão Série A, the top division of Brazilian football, having been out only in 2009, after a relegation from top division in 2008, backing in 2010.

Vasco da Gama finished Brasileirão Série A as runners-up, 2 points behind winners Corinthians, in a title decided in last round, when Corinthians draw 0–0 against Palmeiras and Vasco da Gama draw 1–1 against Flamengo. Vasco da Gama in Copa Sudamericana goes at semifinals, after a 1–3 aggregate loss against eventual winners Universidad de Chile. Vasco da Gama won their first Copa do Brasil title, after a epic finals against Coritiba, winning in away goals rule after a 3–3 aggregate draw. Vasco da Gama finished Rio de Janeiro State Championship in 6th place, after a fall in group stage of Taça Guanabara and a runners-up against Flamengo in Taça Rio in a 1–3 penalty loss after a 0–0 draw.

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

As of 2 November 2011.
Position Name Nationality
Head coach Ricardo Gomes  Brazilian
Assistant coach Cristóvão (current caretaker), Gaúcho, Silveira, Jorge Luiz  Brazilian
Physiologists Rodnei, Daniel Gonçalves  Brazilian
Supervisors Daniel Freitas (football); Fabiano Lunz (logistics), Bruno Coev (heritage)  Brazilian
Fitness coaches Rodrigo Poletto, Romildo, Armando  Brazilian
Masseurs PC, Carlão, Curumim  Brazilian
Wardrobes Adão, Niltinho  Brazilian
Physicologist Maria Helena Rodriguez  Brazilian
Nutritionist Mildre Souza  Brazilian
Press officers Patrícia Gregório, Vinicius Melo  Brazilian
Goalkeepers coach Carlos Germano  Brazilian

Other personnel[edit]

President Brazil Roberto Dinamite
Manager of football Brazil Rodrigo Caetano
Ground (capacity and dimensions) São Januário (25,000 / 110x75 meters)

Source: CBF[1]

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of 24 October 2011.

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper , Fernando PrassFernando Prass  Brazil
3 Defender , CesinhaCesinha  Brazil
5 Midfielder , NíltonNílton  Brazil
6 Midfielder , FelipeFelipe  Brazil
7 Forward , Éder LuísÉder Luís (on loan from Benfica)  Brazil
8 Midfielder , Juninho PernambucanoJuninho Pernambucano (captain)  Brazil
9 Forward , AlecsandroAlecsandro  Brazil
10 Midfielder , Diego SouzaDiego Souza (on loan from Desportivo Brasil)  Brazil
12 Goalkeeper , AlessandroAlessandro  Brazil
13 Defender , Victor RamosVictor Ramos (on loan from Standard Liège)  Brazil
15 Forward , JonathanJonathan (youth player)  Brazil
16 Defender , DouglasDouglas  Brazil
17 Defender , JulinhoJulinho (on loan from Avaí)  Brazil
18 Midfielder , JumarJumar (on loan from Desportivo Brasil)  Brazil
19 Forward , LeandroLeandro (on loan from Grêmio)  Brazil
21 Midfielder , Fellipe BastosFellipe Bastos (on loan from Benfica)  Brazil
22 Defender Irrazábal, JulioJulio Irrazábal  Paraguay
23 Defender , FagnerFagner  Brazil
26 Defender , DedéDedé  Brazil
27 Midfielder Rosa, DiegoDiego Rosa  Brazil
28 Midfielder , Eduardo CostaEduardo Costa  Brazil
29 Forward , KimKim  Brazil
30 Forward , PatricPatric  Brazil
31 Midfielder , BernardoBernardo (on loan from Cruzeiro)  Brazil
32 Defender , Márcio CarecaMárcio Careca  Brazil
33 Defender , Renato SilvaRenato Silva (on loan from Shandong Luneng)  Brazil
35 Midfielder , AllanAllan (youth player, on loan from Deportivo Maldonado)  Brazil
37 Midfielder , RômuloRômulo  Brazil
39 Forward , ÉltonÉlton (on loan from Olé Brasil)  Brazil
43 Defender , MaxMax  Brazil
44 Forward , William BarbioWilliam Barbio (on loan from Nova Iguaçu)  Brazil
45 Midfielder Chaparro, LeandroLeandro Chaparro (on loan from Desportivo Brasil)  Argentina
50 Goalkeeper , Diogo SilvaDiogo Silva (on loan from Nova Iguaçu)  Brazil

Youth players who can able to play in first team[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of 24 October 2011.

No. Position Player Nation
2 Defender , JomarJomar (youth player)  Brazil
Midfielder , EliveltonElivelton (youth player)  Brazil
Midfielder , GuilhermeGuilherme (youth player)  Brazil
14 Defender , LuanLuan (youth player)  Brazil
Forward , WillenWillen (youth player)  Brazil

Out of loan[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of 24 October 2011.

No. Position Player Nation
Goalkeeper , AdilsonAdilson (on loan to Duque de Caxias)  Brazil
Defender , AriAri (on loan to Guarani)  Brazil
Midfielder , CaíqueCaíque (on loan to Avaí)  Brazil
Midfielder , Carlos AlbertoCarlos Alberto (on loan to Bahia)  Brazil
Defender , Edu PinaEdu Pina (on loan to Duque de Caxias)  Brazil
Defender , Élder GranjaÉlder Granja (on loan to São Caetano)  Brazil
Midfielder , EnricoEnrico (on loan to Ceará)  Brazil
Defender , Gian MarianoGian Mariano (on loan to Avaí)  Brazil
Defender , Jadson VieraJadson Viera (on loan to Nacional)  Uruguay
Midfielder , JéfersonJéferson (on loan to Sporting Kansas City)  Brazil
Midfielder , Jeferson SilvaJeferson Silva (on loan to Salgueiro)  Brazil
Forward , LipeLipe (on loan to Salgueiro)  Brazil
Midfielder , MagnoMagno (on loan to Bahia)  Brazil
Midfielder , MateusMateus (on loan to Criciúma)  Brazil
Forward , NilsonNilson (on loan to Criciúma)  Brazil
Forward , Rafael CoelhoRafael Coelho (on loan to Avaí)  Brazil
Midfielder , Renato AugustoRenato Augusto (on loan to Atlético Goianiense)  Brazil
Forward , Rodrigo PimpãoRodrigo Pimpão (on loan to Omiya Ardija)  Brazil
Goalkeeper , TiagoTiago (on loan to Bahia)  Brazil

Squad information[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed From
Goalkeepers
1 Fernando Prass Brazil GK (1978-07-09)9 July 1978 (aged 33) Portugal União de Leiria
12 Alessandro Brazil GK (1988-03-30)30 March 1988 (aged 23) Brazil Grêmio
50 Diogo Silva (on loan from Nova Iguaçu) Brazil GK (1986-07-08)8 July 1986 (aged 25) Brazil Nova Iguaçu
Defenders
3 Cesinha Brazil CB (1986-10-08)8 October 1986 (aged 25) Brazil Santo André
13 Victor Ramos (on loan from Standard Liège) Brazil CB (1989-05-05)5 May 1989 (aged 22) Belgium Standard Liège
16 Douglas Brazil CB (1990-10-30)30 October 1990 (aged 21) Brazil América de Natal
17 Julinho (on loan from Avaí) Brazil LB / LW (1986-08-05)5 August 1986 (aged 25) Brazil Avaí
22 Julio Irrazábal Paraguay RB (1980-11-25)25 November 1980 (aged 31) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
23 Fagner Brazil RB (1989-06-11)11 June 1989 (aged 22) Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
26 Dedé Brazil CB (1988-07-01)1 July 1988 (aged 23) Brazil Vasco da Gama (loaned from Volta Redonda)
32 Márcio Careca Brazil LB (1978-07-28)28 July 1978 (aged 33) Brazil Grêmio Barueri
33 Renato Silva (on loan from Shandong Luneng) Brazil CB (1983-07-26)26 July 1983 (aged 28) China Shandong Luneng
43 Max Brazil RB / LB (1990-04-28)28 April 1990 (aged 21) Youth system
Midfielders
5 Nílton Brazil DMF (1987-04-21)21 April 1987 (aged 24) Brazil Corinthians
6 Felipe Brazil AMF / LWM / LSM / LB (1977-09-02)2 September 1977 (aged 34) Qatar Al Sadd
8 Juninho Pernambucano Brazil RSM / CMF / AMF / RWM (1975-01-30)30 January 1975 (aged 36) Qatar Al-Gharafa
10 Diego Souza (on loan from Desportivo Brasil) Brazil AMF / AT / LW (1985-06-17)17 June 1985 (aged 26) Brazil Atlético Mineiro (loaned from Desportivo Brasil)
18 Jumar (on loan from Desportivo Brasil) Brazil DMF / LB / RB (1986-04-28)28 April 1986 (aged 25) Brazil Palmeiras (loaned from Desportivo Brasil)
21 Fellipe Bastos (on loan from Benfica) Brazil CMF (1990-02-01)1 February 1990 (aged 21) Switzerland Servette (loaned from Benfica)
27 Diego Rosa Brazil AMF / LWM / RWM / CMF / SS (1989-03-22)22 March 1989 (aged 22) Brazil Juventude
28 Eduardo Costa Brazil DMF (1982-09-23)23 September 1982 (aged 29) Brazil Vasco da Gama (loaned from Monaco)
31 Bernardo (on loan from Cruzeiro) Brazil AMF / AT / LW / SS (1990-05-20)20 May 1990 (aged 21) Brazil Goiás (loaned from Cruzeiro)
35 Allan (youth player, on loan from Deportivo Maldonado) Brazil RWM / RB / RSM (1991-01-08)8 January 1991 (aged 20) Youth system
37 Rômulo Brazil DMF (1990-09-19)19 September 1990 (aged 21) Youth system
45 Leandro Chaparro (on loan from Desportivo Brasil) Argentina RSM / RWM / AMF (1991-01-07)7 January 1991 (aged 20) Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro
Forwards
7 Éder Luís (on loan from Benfica) Brazil RW / ST / SS (1985-04-19)19 April 1985 (aged 26) Portugal Benfica
9 Alecsandro Brazil ST / AT (1981-02-04)4 February 1981 (aged 30) Brazil Internacional
15 Jonathan (youth player) Brazil SS / LW / RW (1991-05-11)11 May 1991 (aged 20) Youth system
19 Leandro (on loan from Grêmio) Brazil SS / RW / LW (1980-08-13)13 August 1980 (aged 31) Brazil Grêmio
29 Kim Brazil AT (1980-06-22)22 June 1980 (aged 31) Qatar Al-Arabi
30 Patric Brazil ST (1987-07-26)26 July 1987 (aged 24) Brazil Mixto
39 Élton (on loan from Olé Brasil) Brazil ST (1985-08-01)1 August 1985 (aged 26) Portugal Braga (loaned from Olé Brasil)
44 William Barbio (on loan from Nova Iguaçu) Brazil RW / LW / SS (1992-10-22)22 October 1992 (aged 19) Brazil Nova Iguaçu

Youth players who can play in the first team[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed From
Defenders
2 Jomar (youth player) Brazil CB (1992-09-28)28 September 1992 (aged 19) Youth system
14 Luan (youth player) Brazil CB / RB (1993-05-10)10 May 1993 (aged 18) Youth system
Midfielders
Elivelton (youth player) Brazil DMF (1992-04-26)26 April 1992 (aged 19) Youth system
Guilherme (youth player) Brazil AMF / LWM (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 (aged 17) Youth system
Forwards
Willen (youth player) Brazil ST (1992-01-10)10 January 1992 (aged 19) Youth system

Out of loan[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed From
Goalkeepers
Adilson (on loan to Duque de Caxias) Brazil GK (1990-02-24)24 February 1990 (aged 21) Brazil Vasco da Gama U-20
50 Tiago (on loan to Bahia) Brazil GK (1983-07-02)2 July 1983 (aged 28) Brazil Vasco da Gama
Defenders
14 Jadson Viera (on loan to Nacional) Uruguay CB (1981-08-04)4 August 1981 (aged 30) Brazil Vasco da Gama
24 Ari (on loan to Guarani) Brazil RB / LB (1991-08-06)6 August 1991 (aged 20) Brazil Vasco da Gama U-20
Edu Pina (on loan to Duque de Caxias) Brazil LB / LWM (1989-01-23)23 January 1989 (aged 22) Brazil Boavista (loaned from Vasco da Gama)
Élder Granja (on loan to São Caetano) Brazil RB (1982-07-02)2 July 1982 (aged 29) Brazil Vasco da Gama
Gian Mariano (on loan to Avaí) Brazil CB (1982-07-02)2 July 1982 (aged 29) Brazil São Caetano (loaned from Vasco da Gama)
Midfielders
11 Jéferson (on loan to Sporting Kansas City) Brazil AMF (1984-07-15)15 July 1984 (aged 27) Brazil Vasco da Gama
17 Enrico (on loan to Ceará) Brazil AMF (1984-05-04)4 May 1984 (aged 27) Brazil Vasco da Gama
19 Carlos Alberto (on loan to Grêmio) Brazil AMF / SS (1984-12-11)11 December 1984 (aged 27) Brazil Vasco da Gama
20 Caíque (on loan to Avaí) Brazil AMF / AT (1987-01-10)10 January 1987 (aged 24) Brazil Vasco da Gama
28 Renato Augusto (on loan to Atlético Goianiense) Brazil DMF / CMF (1991-07-17)17 July 1991 (aged 20) Brazil Vasco da Gama
32 Jeferson Silva (on loan to Salgueiro) Brazil AMF / SS (1990-05-03)3 May 1990 (aged 21) Brazil Nova Iguaçu (loaned from Vasco da Gama)
Magno (on loan to Bahia) Brazil AMF / LW / SS (1988-05-20)20 May 1988 (aged 23) Brazil Vasco da Gama
Mateus (on loan to Criciúma) Brazil DMF (1987-05-18)18 May 1987 (aged 24) Saudi Arabia Ettifaq (loaned from Vasco da Gama)
Forwards
29 Nilson (on loan to Criciúma) Brazil ST (1991-04-06)6 April 1991 (aged 20) Brazil Vasco da Gama
31 Lipe (on loan to Salgueiro) Brazil ST (1990-03-10)10 March 1990 (aged 21) Brazil Duque de Caxias (loaned from Vasco da Gama)
Rafael Coelho (on loan to Avaí) Brazil AT (1988-05-20)20 May 1988 (aged 23) Brazil Vasco da Gama
Rodrigo Pimpão (on loan to Omiya Ardija) Brazil SS / RW / LW (1987-10-23)23 October 1987 (aged 24) Brazil Paraná (loaned from Vasco da Gama)

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Number Position Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
5 November 2010 Brazil Diego Rosa MF Brazil Juventude Free transfer, end of contract
16 March 2011 Brazil Alecsandro FW Brazil Internacional Transfer, traded in an exchange of Zé Roberto
27 April 2011 Brazil Juninho Pernambucano MF Qatar Al-Gharafa Free transfer, end of contract
8 July 2011 Brazil Eduardo Costa MF France AS Monaco Free transfer, mutual contract rescission
19 July 2011 Brazil Kim FW Qatar Al-Arabi Free transfer, mutual contract rescission

Loan in[edit]

Date from Date to Player Number Position Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
15 August 2008 27 May 2012 Brazil Allan MF Brazil Vasco da Gama U-20 (on loan from Deportivo Maldonado) Loan transfer from Deportivo Maldonado
Previously end of loan: 30 June 2013
8 December 2009 20 January 2012 Brazil Jumar MF Brazil Palmeiras (on loan from Desportivo Brasil) Loan transfer from Desportivo Brasil
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2012
28 June 2010 19 June 2012 Brazil Éder Luís FW Portugal Benfica Loan transfer from Benfica
28 June 2010 19 June 2012 Brazil Fellipe Bastos MF Switzerland Servette (on loan from Benfica) Loan transfer from Benfica
13 December 2010 27 August 2011 Brazil Anderson Martins DF Brazil Vitória Loan transfer from Desportivo Brasil
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2014
13 December 2010 11 March 2011 Brazil Marcel FW Brazil Santos (on loan from S.L. Benfica) Loan transfer from S.L. Benfica
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2011
30 December 2010 31 May 2011 Brazil Misael FW Brazil Ceará Loan transfer from Ceará
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2011
30 December 2010 8 July 2011 Brazil Eduardo Costa MF France AS Monaco Loan transfer from AS Monaco
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2011
27 January 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Bernardo MF Brazil Cruzeiro Loan transfer from Cruzeiro
11 February 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Leandro FW Brazil Grêmio Loan transfer from Grêmio
15 February 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Élton FW Portugal Braga (on loan from Olé Brasil) Loan transfer from Olé Brasil
16 February 2011 31 December 2012 Argentina Leandro Chaparro MF Argentina San Lorenzo de Almagro Loan transfer from Desportivo Brasil
10 March 2011 20 July 2012 Brazil Diego Souza MF Brazil Atlético Mineiro (on loan from Desportivo Brasil) Loan transfer from Desportivo Brasil
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2014
2 May 2011 30 June 2012 Brazil Diogo Silva GK Brazil Nova Iguaçu Loan transfer from Nova Iguaçu
7 June 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil William Barbio FW Brazil Nova Iguaçu Loan transfer from Nova Iguaçu
4 July 2011 30 June 2013 Brazil Renato Silva DF China Shandong Luneng Loan transfer from Shandong Luneng
12 July 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Julinho DF Brazil Avaí Loan transfer from Avaí
21 July 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Victor Ramos DF Belgium Standard Liège Loan transfer from Standard Liège

Out[edit]

Date Player Number Position Destination Club Fee/Notes Ref
17 December 2010 Brazil Ernani DF Brazil Vitória Released, end of contract
21 January 2011 Brazil Zé Roberto FW Brazil Internacional Transfer, traded in exchange of Alecsandro plus R$ 1,5 million
30 May 2011 Brazil Cestaro GK Retired
30 June 2011 Brazil Adilson GK Released, end of contract
7 July 2011 Brazil Ramon DF Brazil Corinthians Mutual contract rescission, free transfer
5 August 2011 Brazil Fernando DF Brazil Americana Free transfer, end of contract
10 August 2011 Brazil Patrick Staduto FW Portugal 1º de Dezembro Free transfer
14 September 2011 Brazil Diogo DF Brazil Sport do Recife Free transfer, end of contract

Loan out[edit]

Date from Date to Player Number Position Destination Club Fee/Notes Ref
3 May 2010 27 June 2011 Brazil Mateus MF Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq Previously on Bahia on loan from Vasco da Gama (6 January 2010 to 3 May 2010), loan transfer
19 December 2010 31 July 2011 Brazil Rodrigo Pimpão FW Japan Cerezo Osaka Previously on Paraná Clube on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
16 December 2010 31 December 2011 Brazil Tiago GK Brazil Bahia Loan transfer
17 December 2010 31 December 2011 Brazil Gian Mariano DF Brazil Avai Previously on São Caetano on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
30 December 2010 30 June 2011 Brazil Jeferson Silva MF Brazil Nova Iguaçu Loan transfer
14 January 2011 30 June 2011 Brazil Edu Pina DF Brazil Boavista Loan transfer
1 January 2011 30 June 2011 Brazil Lipe FW Brazil Nova Iguaçu Loan transfer
15 December 2010 30 June 2012 Brazil Magno MF Brazil Bahia Loan transfer
10 January 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Rafael Coelho FW Brazil Avaí Loan transfer
2 February 2011 31 December 2011 Uruguay Jadson Viera DF Uruguay Nacional Loan transfer
4 February 2011 30 April 2011 Brazil Carlos Alberto MF Brazil Grêmio Loan transfer
Previously end of loan: 31 December 2011
10 February 2011 30 June 2011 Brazil Adilson GK Brazil Duque de Caxias Loan transfer
10 February 2011 30 June 2011 Brazil Ari DF Brazil Duque de Caxias Loan transfer
12 April 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Renato Augusto MF Brazil Atlético Goianiense Loan transfer
23 May 2011 30 June 2012 Brazil Edu Pina DF Brazil Duque de Caxias Previously on Boavista on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
23 May 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Jeferson Silva MF Brazil Salgueiro Loan transfer
27 May 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Carlos Alberto MF Brazil Bahia Previously on Grêmio on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
3 June 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Lipe FW Brazil Salgueiro Loan transfer
10 June 2011 10 August 2011 Brazil Patrick Staduto FW Brazil Manhuaçu Previously on Vasco da Gama U-20, loan transfer
14 June 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Ari DF Brazil Guarani Loan transfer
27 June 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Mateus MF Brazil Criciúma Previously on Al-Ettifaq on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
30 June 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Enrico MF Brazil Ceará Loan transfer
17 July 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Jéferson MF United States Sporting Kansas City Designated player, loan transfer
25 July 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Caíque MF Brazil Avaí Loan transfer
29 July 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Élder Granja DF Brazil São Caetano Loan transfer
2 August 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Rodrigo Pimpão FW Japan Omiya Ardija Previously on Cerezo Osaka on loan from Vasco da Gama, loan transfer
20 September 2011 31 December 2011 Brazil Nilson FW Brazil Criciúma Loan transfer

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated on 4 December 2011.
  • Players in italic have left the club during the season.
No. Pos Nat Player Total Brasileirão Série A Copa do Brasil Copa Sudamericana Rio de Janeiro State Championship
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Brazil Fernando Prass 74 0 38 0 11 0 8 0 17 0
3 DF Brazil Cesinha 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3+1 0
5 MF Brazil Nilton 12 0 5+2 0 -- -- 5 0
6 MF Brazil Felipe 47 7 19+1 4 10 0 1+1 0 14+1 3
7 FW Brazil Éder Luís 60 8 32 4 10 1 1 0 17 3
8 MF Brazil Juninho Pernambucano 26 5 19+2 4 -- -- 5 1
9 FW Brazil Alecsandro 39 13 18+3 3 8 5 3+2 3 4+1 2
10 MF Brazil Diego Souza 52 18 30+2 11 9 4 5 2 6 1
12 GK Brazil Alessandro
13 DF Brazil Victor Ramos 8 0 4+2 0 -- -- 0+2 0
16 DF Brazil Douglas 9 1 2+2 0 0+1 0 3 1 1 0
17 DF Brazil Julinho 13 0 8+1 0 -- -- 4 0
18 MF Brazil Jumar 38 1 22+4 0 2+4 0 4+1 1 0+1 0
19 FW Brazil Leandro 29 1 2+11 0 0+2 0 3+4 1 1+6 0
21 MF Brazil Fellipe Bastos 39 3 12+5 1 6+1 1 4+2 0 7+2 1
22 DF Paraguay Julio Irrazábal 2 0 0+1 0 -- -- -- -- 1 0
23 DF Brazil Fagner 56 5 35 4 1+3 0 7+1 0 9 1
26 DF Brazil Dedé 60 11 30 5 11 1 4 2 15 3
27 MF Brazil Diego Rosa 15 0 2+9 0 -- -- 3+1 0
28 MF Brazil Eduardo Costa 35 0 15+3 0 6+2 0 -- -- 8+1 0
29 FW Brazil Kim 2 0 0+2 0
30 FW Brazil Patric 6 0 -- -- -- -- 1+1 0 0+4 0
31 FW Brazil Bernardo 55 17 5+22 6 4+6 2 6+2 3 5+5 6
32 DF Brazil Márcio Careca 30 0 14+1 0 3+3 0 1+2 0 3+3 0
33 DF Brazil Renato Silva 26 0 20 0 -- -- 6 0
37 MF Brazil Rômulo 61 5 32 1 8 1 4 0 17 3
39 FW Brazil Élton 43 15 17+10 11 1+3 1 4+1 2 2+5 1
43 DF Brazil Max 4 0 2+1 0 -- -- -- -- 0+1 0
44 FW Brazil William Barbio
45 MF Argentina Leandro Chaparro 4 0 0+4 0
50 GK Brazil Diogo Silva
Youth academy's players who participated during the season: (Statistics shown are the appearances made and goals scored while at Vasco da Gama first squad)
2 DF Brazil Jomar 3 0 3 0
14 DF Brazil Luan
15 FW Brazil Jonathan 1 0 -- -- -- -- 1 0
35 MF Brazil Allan 44 1 11+6 0 10 0 4+3 1 10 0
MF Brazil Elivelton
MF Brazil Guilherme
FW Brazil Willen
Players who left the club during the season: (Statistics shown are the appearances made and goals scored while at Vasco da Gama)
10 FW Brazil Zé Roberto (free transfer to Internacional)
14 DF Brazil Jadson Viera (loan transfer to Nacional)
19 MF Brazil Carlos Alberto (loan transfer to Grêmio/Bahia) 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3 0
28 MF Brazil Renato Augusto (youth player/loan transfer to Atlético Goianiense)
9 FW Brazil Marcel (rescision of loan from Benfica) 9 6 -- -- 1 2 -- -- 8 4
36 GK Brazil Cestaro (retired)
17 MF Brazil Enrico (loan transfer to Ceará) 12 3 2+2 1 0+2 0 -- -- 0+6 2
20 MF Brazil Caíque (loan transfer to Avaí) 5 1 -- -- 0+1 0 -- -- 1+3 1
13 DF Brazil Élder Granja (loan transfer to São Caetano)
40 FW Brazil Misael (end of loan from Ceará) 4 0 0+1 0 -- -- -- -- 1+2 0
11 MF Brazil Jéferson (loan transfer to Sporting Kansas City) 14 4 3+1 1 1 1 -- -- 5+4 2
33 DF Brazil Ramon (free transfer to Corinthians) 24 2 1+1 0 8 0 -- -- 14 2
4 DF Brazil Fernando (free transfer to Americana) 5 0 3 0 -- -- -- -- 1+1 0
FW Brazil Patrick (youth player/free transfer to 1º de Dezembro)
25 DF Brazil Anderson Martins (rescision of loan from Desportivo Brasil and traded to El Jaish) 40 1 14 0 11 0 1 0 14 1
29 FW Brazil Nilson (youth player/loan transfer to Criciúma)
34 DF Brazil Diogo (youth player/free transfer to Sport Recife)

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches

Position Nation Number Name Rio de Janeiro State Championship Copa do Brasil Copa Sudamericana Brasileirão Série A Total
1 Brazil 31 Bernardo 6 2 4 6 18
2 Brazil 10 Diego Souza 1 3 2 11 17
3 Brazil 39 Élton 1 1 2 11 15
4 Brazil 9 Alecsandro 2 5 3 3 13
5 Brazil 26 Dedé 3 1 2 6 12
6 Brazil 7 Éder Luís 3 2 0 4 9
7 Brazil 6 Felipe 3 0 0 4 7
8 Brazil 9 Marcel 4 2 0 0 6
9 Brazil 23 Fagner 1 0 0 4 5
Brazil 8 Juninho Pernambucano 0 0 1 4 5
Brazil 37 Rômulo 3 1 0 1 5
12 Brazil 11 Jéferson 2 1 0 1 4
13 Brazil 17 Enrico 2 0 0 1 3
Brazil 21 Fellipe Bastos 1 1 0 1 3
15 Brazil 33 Ramon 2 0 0 0 2
16 Brazil 35 Allan 0 0 1 0 1
Brazil 25 Anderson Martins 1 0 0 0 1
Brazil 20 Caíque 1 0 0 0 1
Brazil 16 Douglas 0 0 1 0 1
Brazil 18 Jumar 0 0 1 0 1
Brazil 19 Leandro 0 0 1 0 1
Own Goal 0 1 0 0 1
Total 36 20 18 57 131

Clean sheets[edit]

Includes all competitive matches

Position Nation Number Name Rio de Janeiro State Championship Copa do Brasil Copa Sudamericana Brazilian Série A Total
GK Brazil 1 Fernando Prass 8 5 1 16 30
GK Brazil 12 Alessandro 0 0 0 0 0
GK Brazil 24 Diogo Silva 0 0 0 0 0
GK Brazil 36 Cestaro 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 5 1 16 30

Overall[edit]

Games played 74 (17 Rio State League, 11 Copa do Brasil, 8 Copa Sudamericana, 38 Série A)
Games won 35 (8 Rio State League, 5 Copa do Brasil, 3 Copa Sudamericana, 19 Série A)
Games drawn 22 (4 Rio State League, 5 Copa do Brasil, 1 Copa Sudamericana, 12 Série A)
Games lost 16 (5 Rio State League, 1 Copa do Brasil, 4 Copa Sudamericana, 7 Série A)
Goals scored 131
Goals conceded 77
Goal difference +54
Best result 9-0 (A) v America-RJ - Rio State League - 2011
Worsts results 0-4 (A) v Botafogo / 1-5 (A) v Coritiba - Série A - 2011
Most appearances Fernando Prass (74 appearances)
Top scorer Bernardo (18 goals)

Last updated: 4 December
Source: SuperVasco.com

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]


Rio de Janeiro State Championship[edit]

Guanabara Cup[edit]

Guanabara Cup table standings[edit]
Group A standings
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 7 7 0 0 13 4 +9 21 Advanced to the Semifinals
2 Boavista 7 4 1 2 15 11 +4 13
3 Resende 7 4 1 2 9 5 +4 13 Advanced to the Troféu Washington Rodrigues
4 Nova Iguaçu 7 3 2 2 12 11 +1 11
5 Vasco da Gama 7 2 1 4 16 9 +7 7
6 Volta Redonda 7 1 2 4 4 7 −3 5
7 Americano 7 1 2 4 7 14 −7 5
8 America (RJ) 7 1 1 5 6 22 −16 4
Guanabara Cup matches[edit]

Rio Cup[edit]

Rio Cup group stage table standings[edit]

Group A standings
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco da Gama (A) 7 5 1 1 17 8 +9 16 Advanced to the Semifinals
2 Flamengo (A) 7 4 3 0 12 6 +6 15
3 Americano 7 3 2 2 8 13 −5 11 Advanced to the Troféu Carlos Alberto Torres
4 Boavista 7 3 1 3 10 8 +2 10
5 Volta Redonda 7 2 2 3 9 11 −2 8
6 Resende 7 2 1 4 11 11 0 7
7 Nova Iguaçu 7 2 1 4 7 11 −4 7
8 America (RJ) (E) 7 1 1 5 6 12 −6 4

Updated to games played on 9 April 2011
Source: http://www.soccerway.com
Rules for classification:1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th red cards received; 6th yellow cards received; 7th draw.
(A) = Advances to semifinal.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(TA) = Advances to a further round ; (E) = Eliminated ; (TE) =Eliminated from semifinal.


Rio Cup group stage matches[edit]


Rio Cup knockout stage matches[edit]


Copa do Brasil[edit]

Main article: 2011 Copa do Brasil

Copa do Brasil matches[edit]







Copa do Brasil
2011 Champion
Rio de Janeiro (state)
Vasco da Gama
1st title

Brasileirão Série A[edit]

Brasileirão Série A table standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians (Q) 37 21 7 9 53 36 +17 70 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Vasco da Gama (Q) 37 19 11 7 56 39 +17 68 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 1
3 Fluminense (Q) 37 20 2 15 59 50 +9 62 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
4 Flamengo 37 15 15 7 58 46 +12 60 2012 Copa Libertadores First Stage
5 Coritiba 37 16 9 12 57 40 +17 57
6 Internacional 37 15 12 10 56 43 +13 57 2012 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
7 Figueirense 37 15 12 10 45 44 +1 57
8 São Paulo 37 15 11 11 53 45 +8 56
9 Botafogo 37 16 7 14 51 48 +3 55
10 Santos (Q) 37 15 8 14 54 51 +3 53 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 2
11 Palmeiras 37 11 16 10 43 39 +4 49 2012 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
12 Grêmio 37 13 9 15 49 56 −7 48
13 Atlético Mineiro 37 13 6 18 49 54 −5 45
14 Atlético Goianiense 37 11 12 14 45 44 +1 45
15 Bahia 37 10 13 14 41 48 −7 43
16 Cruzeiro 37 10 10 17 42 50 −8 40
17 Ceará 37 10 9 18 46 62 −16 39 Relegation to Série B
18 Atlético Paranaense 37 9 11 17 37 55 −18 38
19 América (MG) (R) 37 8 13 16 50 64 −14 37
20 Avaí (R) 37 7 9 21 44 74 −30 30

Updated to games played on 27 November 2011.
Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head results; 6th least red cards received; 7th least yellow cards received; 8th draw
1 Vasco da Gama is qualified for the second stage of the 2012 Copa Libertadores as the 2011 Copa do Brasil champion.
2 Santos is qualified for the second stage of the 2012 Copa Libertadores as the 2011 Copa Libertadores champion.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Brasileirão Série A results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 19 12 7 57 40  +17 69 11 7 1 32 12  +20 8 5 6 25 28  −3

Last updated: 2011-12-04.
Source: Série A 2011

Pld=Matches played; W=Matches won; D=Matches drawn; L=Matches lost;

Brasileirão Série A results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground A H A H A A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H
Result W W L D D W L L W W W D W W L W W D D W L W D W D W D L D W W D L W D W W D
Position 3 1 7 7 7 5 9 11 7 5 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Last updated: 4 December.
Source: Matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Brasileirão Série A matches[edit]



Copa Sudamericana[edit]

Copa Sudamericana squad[edit]

As of 23 November 2011, according to combined sources on the official website.
In Conmebol competitions players must be assigned numbers between 1 and 25.

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 Fernando Prass (third captain)
2 Brazil MF Allan
3 Brazil DF Renato Silva
4 Brazil DF Dedé (vice-captain)
5 Argentina MF Leandro Chaparro²
6 Brazil MF Felipe³
7 Brazil MF Rômulo³
8 Brazil MF Juninho Pernambucano (captain)
9 Brazil FW Alecsandro
10 Brazil MF Diego Souza
11 Brazil FW Élton
12 Brazil GK Alessandro
13 Brazil FW Kim²
No. Position Player
14 Brazil FW Jonathan
15 Brazil MF Nílton¹ ³
16 Brazil MF Bernardo
17 Brazil DF Julinho
18 Brazil MF Jumar
19 Brazil FW Leandro
20 Brazil MF Diego Rosa
21 Brazil MF Fellipe Bastos
22 Brazil FW Patric¹
23 Brazil DF Fagner
24 Brazil GK Diogo Silva
25 Brazil DF Douglas¹

¹ – Nílton replaced Felipe, Patric replaced Kim and Douglas replaced Anderson Martins after the Second Phase.
² – Leandro Chaparro replaced Rômulo and Kim replaced Victor Ramos after the Round of 16.
³ – Rômulo replaced Éder Luís, Felipe replaced Nílton and Nílton replaced Márcio Careca after the Quarterfinals.

Copa Sudamericana matches[edit]





Start informations[edit]

Starting XI
No.
Pos.
Nat.
Name
MS Notes
1 GK Brazil Fernando Prass 74
23 RB Brazil Fagner 52 Max has 2 starts
Irrazábal has 1 starts
26 CB Brazil Dedé 60 Douglas has 6 starts
Fernando has 4 starts
Jomar has 3 starts
33 CB Brazil Renato Silva 26 Anderson Martins has 40 starts
Victor Ramos has 4 starts
Cesinha has 3 starts
32 LB Brazil Márcio Careca 21 Ramon has 23 starts
Julinho has 12 starts
37 DM Brazil Rômulo 61 Eduardo Costa has 29 starts
Jumar has 28 starts
Nílton has 10 starts
35 CM Brazil Allan 35 Fellipe Bastos has 29 starts
6 AM Brazil Felipe 44 Juninho Pernambucano has 24 starts
Jéferson has 9 starts
10 LM Brazil Diego Souza 50 Bernardo has 20 starts
Carlos Alberto has 3 starts
Enrico has 2 starts
Diego Rosa has 5 starts
Caíque has 1 start
7 RW Brazil Éder Luís 60 Leandro has 6 starts
Jonathan has 1 start
Misael has 1 start
9 CF Brazil Alecsandro 33 Élton has 24 starts
Marcel has 9 starts
Patric has 1 start

Source: Squad stats and Start formations.
Only competitive matches.
Using the most used start formation.
Ordered by position on pitch (from back right to front left).

Honors[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Name Number Country Award Category Result
Fernando Prass 1 Brazil 2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão Best Goalkeeper Nominated
Fagner 23 Brazil 2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão best Right (wing) back Won
Dedé 26 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Right Centre back Won
2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão fans Favorite Player Won
2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão best Right Centre back Won
Anderson Martins 25 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Left Centre back Won
Rômulo 37 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Defensive midfielder Nominated
2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão best Defensive midfielder Nominated
Felipe 6 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Center and Attacking midfielder Won
Diego Souza 10 Brazil 2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão best Side and Attacking midfielder Won
Bernardo 31 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca
2011 Campeonato Carioca
best Side and Attacking midfielder
Revelation of the year
Nominated
Éder Luís 7 Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Second striker and Winger Nominated
Ricardo Gomes Brazil 2011 Campeonato Carioca best Head coach Nominated
Ricardo Gomes and Cristóvão Borges Brazil 2011 Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão best Head coach Won
Name Number Country Award
Dedé 26 Brazil Named for Brazil national team in the friendlies v. Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Costa Rica and in the 2011 Superclásico de las Américas
Rômulo 37 Brazil Named for Brazil national team in the 2011 Superclásico de las Américas
Diego Souza 10 Brazil Named for Brazil national team in the second leg of the 2011 Superclásico de las Américas
Alecsandro 9 Brazil 2011 Copa do Brasil Top Goal Scorer

IFFHS ranking[edit]

Vasco da Gama position on the Club World Ranking during the 2011 season, according to IFFHS.[3]

Month Position Points
January 205 88,0
February 196 88,0
March 192 88,0
April 189 88,0
May 113 112,0
June 76 132,0
July 73 138,0
August 62 150,0
September 54 152,0
October 38 164,0
November 23 186,0
December 27 184,0

Last updated: 2011-12-01.
Source: IFFHS

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBF Archived 14 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 2011" [Campeonato Brasileiro Série A] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  3. ^ IFFHS Archived 22 July 2007 at WebCite