Académico de Viseu F.C.

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Académico de Viseu
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Full name Académico de Viseu Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Os Viriatos
Founded 1914;[1]
Ground Estádio do Fontelo
Ground Capacity 14,368
Chairman António Silva Albino
Manager Ricardo Chéu
League LigaPro
2015–16 17th
Website Club website

Académico de Viseu Futebol Clube is a Portuguese football club based in Viseu. Founded in 1914 as "Clube Académico de Futebol", the club went through several changes over the course of the years, folding in 2005 due to financial troubles and re-founding under its current name. The club plays in the LigaPro, holding home games at Estádio do Fontelo, with a capacity of around 9,000.

History[edit]

In 2005, Clube Académico de Futebol, an historic founded officially in 1914 which competed in four top division seasons in the 1980s (the last being 1988–89), folded due to financial problems.[2][3] In September 2005, Clube Académico de Futebol and G.D. Farminhão signed a protocol which made the latter change its name to "Académico de Viseu Futebol Clube", its Headquarters to Viseu, its stadium to Estádio do Fontelo and its logo and colours to be the same as the extinct Clube Académico de Futebol, thus preserving the former and historic Clube Académico de Futebol.

Académico de Viseu Futebol Clube started competing again immediately in the Viseu first regional league, achieving promotion to the fourth level in their second season in 2007.

In the last match of the 2008–09 season, after a 2–0 win against Anadia FC, the team was promoted to the third division, a feat which was accomplished on goal difference. They would, however, be immediately relegated back.

In the 2012/2013 season the team achieved promotion to the Segunda Liga and achieved a solid 11th place in the following season. In 2014/2015, they remained in this division.

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 July, 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Guinea-Bissau GK Jonas Mendes
2 Portugal DF Joel Pereira
3 Portugal DF Bura
4 Portugal DF Fábio Santos
6 Portugal DF Bruno Miguel
7 Guinea-Bissau FW João Mário
8 Angola MF Paná (on loan from Chaves)
10 Portugal FW Rui Miguel
11 Brazil MF Tarcísio
12 Brazil FW Yuri
13 Portugal MF Capela
14 Portugal DF Tomé
16 Portugal MF Fernando Ferreira
No. Position Player
17 Brazil DF Lucas Silva
19 Portugal MF Gonçalo Duarte
20 Portugal FW Luís Barry
22 Portugal GK Elísio Pais
23 Portugal MF Bruno Loureiro
29 Zambia MF Moses Phiri
33 Portugal DF João Pica
44 Georgia (country) MF Avto
55 Guinea-Bissau MF Saná
80 Brazil GK Peçanha
84 Portugal MF Bruno Madeira
91 Brazil FW Sandro Lima

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

Former players[edit]

Managerial history[edit]

Honours[edit]

Source:[4]

League and cup history[edit]

Season Tier Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup League Cup Notes
2005–06 5 2 30 17 7 6 45 23 58
2006–07 5 1 30 19 9 2 69 23 66 Promoted
2007–08 4 2 26 13 8 5 44 24 47 Round 2
2008–09 4 3 26 13 4 9 42 28 43 Round 1 Promoted
2009–10 3 12 30 9 9 12 34 37 36 Round 1 Relegated
2010–11 4 5 22 10 5 7 39 27 35 Round 2
2011–12 4 3 22 10 8 4 31 21 38 Round 2
2012–13 3 1 30 16 10 4 47 21 58 Round 2 Promoted

References[edit]

  1. ^ HISTÓRIA (History); Académico de Viseu, Retrieved: 15 September 2013 (in Portuguese)
  2. ^ Clube Académico de Futebol de Viseu; Glórias do Passado, 19 January 2009 (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ FPF suspende jogos de todas as equipas do Ac. Viseu (FPF suspends games of all Ac. Viseu's teams); Record, 6 January 2006 (in Portuguese)
  4. ^ Viseu Achievements

External links[edit]