Associação Desportiva Guarulhos

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Guarulhos
Full nameAssociação Desportiva Guarulhos
Nickname(s)Índio Guaru
FoundedJanuary 1, 1964
GroundEstádio Municipal Antônio Soares de Oliveira, Guarujá, São Paulo state, Brazil
Capacity15,000

Associação Desportiva Guarulhos, commonly known as Guarulhos, is a Brazilian football club based in Guarulhos, São Paulo state. The club was formerly known as Associação Desportiva Vila das Palmeiras.

History[edit]

The club was founded on January 1, 1964,[1] as Associação Desportiva Vila das Palmeiras. They professionalized their football department in 1981, and adopted the name Associação Desportiva Guarulhos in 1994.

Stadium[edit]

Associação Desportiva Guarulhos play their home games at Estádio Municipal Antônio Soares de Oliveira.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 15,000 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lancepédia - A Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Lance! Publicações. August 2009. p. 199. ISBN 978-85-88651-14-2.
  2. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 14, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2011.