Araguaína Futebol e Regatas

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Araguaína
Araguaina futebol regatas logo.jpg
Full name Araguaína Futebol e Regatas
Nickname(s) Tourão do Norte (The Big Bull of the North)
Founded February 28, 1997 (20 years ago) (1997-02-28)
Ground Municipal de Araguaína
Ground Capacity 3,000
President Jorge Frederico
Head coach Alex Oliveira
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
2011 Série C, 20th (relegated)

Araguaína Futebol e Regatas, usually known simply as Araguaína, is a Brazilian football club from Araguaína, Tocantins state. The club plays its home matches at Municipal de Araguaína. Araguaína competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C in 2007, and won the Campeonato Tocantinense in 2006.

History[edit]

The club was founded on February 28, 1997,[1] after Araguaína Esporte Clube folded in 1996.[2] In 2006, the club won the state championship for the first time, beating Tocantinópolis in the final.[3] In 2007, Araguaína competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C for the first time, but was eliminated in the first stage, after being punished with the loss of 12 points after fielding in two matches an ineligible player, named Eucimar da Silva Santos.[4]

Season records[edit]

Season League Campeonato Brasilero Copa do Brasil
Division Format P W D L F A Pts Pos Division P W D L F A Pts Pos
1997 A 2g4-g4-2 111 5 3 3 17 12 18 3rd not qualified
1998 A 2g4-4 6 2 1 3 6 10 7 7th not qualified
2002 A g10-6-4 18 3 3 12 22 35 12 9th not qualified
2003 A 2g5-6-4 7 1 2 4 10 22 5 8th not qualified
2004 A g10*-g4-2 9 5 2 2 17 13 17 2nd not qualified
2005 A g10-g4-2 18 10 3 5 39 18 33 2nd not qualified
2006 A g10*-6-g4-2 18 8 7 3 27 20 31 CH C 6 2 1 3 6 8 7 4th (GS)
2007 A 2g6-8-g4-2 20 13 1 6 36 22 40 2nd C 6 3 2 1 8 4 −1 2 4th (GS) 1st Round
2008 A 2g6-2g4-4 16 7 4 5 21 16 25 7th not qualified
2009 A g10-6-4 15 11 2 2 33 7 35 1st not qualified
2010 A g8*-g4-2 15 7 5 3 20 19 26 2nd D 14 4 9 1 17 14 21 4th 1st Round
2011 A g8*-g4-2 7 2 2 3 7 7 8 7th C 8 0 1 7 3 19 1 5th not qualified
2011 B g6-2

Notes:
112th match not played
2Araguaína lost 12 points for fielding an ineligible player (Eucimar da Silva Santos) in two matches.

Achievements[edit]

2006, 2009

Stadium[edit]

Araguaína's home stadium is Municipal de Araguaína,[5] officially named Estádio Municipal George Yunes, with a maximum capacity of 3,000 people.[6]

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
Brazil GK Chad
Brazil DF Dione
Brazil DF Ramon
Brazil DF Luisão
Brazil DF Marquim
Brazil DF Paulão
Brazil DF Cris
Brazil DF Paulo Oliveira
Brazil DF Dido
Brazil DF Anderson
Brazil DF Marco Aurélio
Brazil DF Marcelo
Brazil DF Junior
Brazil MF
Brazil MF Leandro César
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Dângelo
Brazil MF Jalleson
Brazil MF Giba
Brazil MF Claudinho
Brazil MF Danielzinho
Brazil MF Luizinho
Brazil MF Jordson
Brazil MF Paulo Roberto
Brazil MF Wellington Cabeça
Brazil MF Gustavo
Brazil FW Joãozinho
Brazil FW Éder
Brazil FW Paulo Américo
Brazil FW Douglas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Araguaína Futebol e Regatas" (in Portuguese). Futebol do Norte. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  2. ^ Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 123. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  3. ^ "Tocantins State League 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  4. ^ "Brazil 2007 Championship – Third Level (Série C)". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  5. ^ "Araguaína Futebol e Regatas" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on 14 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  6. ^ "Estádio Municipal George Yunes" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 

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