Britânia Sport Club

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Full name Britânia Sport Club
Founded November 19, 1914
Dissolved 1971
Ground Paula Soares, Curitiba, Brazil
Ground Capacity 4,000

Britânia Sport Club, commonly known as Britânia, were a Brazilian football team from Curitiba, Paraná state. They won the Campeonato Paranaense seven times.


Britânia Sport Club were founded on November 19, 1914, when Leão Foot-Ball Club and Tigre Foot-Ball Club merged.[1] They won the Campeonato Paranaense in 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, and in 1928.[1] The club fused with Palestra Itália Futebol Clube and Clube Atlético Ferroviário in 1971, forming Colorado Esporte Clube.[1]


Britânia played their home games at Estádio Paula Soares Neto which had a maximum capacity of 4,000 people. The stadium was opened in 1943 with a match against Avaí - which was lost 1-4 - and demolished in 1998 to make way for a shopping center.[2]


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  1. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 139. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ Rodrigues, Rodolfo (2006). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. São Paulo: Panda Books. p. 99. ISBN 85-7695-011-1.