Club Atlético Belgrano
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|Full name||Club Atlético Belgrano|
|Founded||19 March 1905|
|Ground||Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes|
|Website||Club home page|
Club Atlético Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko βelˈɣɾano]; mostly known simply as Belgrano [belˈɣɾano] or Belgrano de Córdoba [belˈɣɾano ðe ˈkorðoβa]) is an Argentine sports club from the city of Córdoba, best known for its football team, which currently plays in Primera División, the top level of Argentine football league system.
Belgrano was founded in 1905. It was named in commemoration of the Argentine historical figure General Manuel Belgrano, and its colours were taken from the flag of Argentina, created by Belgrano himself.
After the foundation of the Federación Cordobesa de Fútbol ("Córdoba Football Association"), Belgrano won the first championship of 1913. The following season gave birth to the Córdoba Derby between Belgrano and Talleres.
Within the Córdoba league, Belgrano won all the championships between 1929 and 1937, except for 1934, that was won by Talleres. Then, it won the 1940, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956 (Unión Cordobesa de Fútbol) and 1957.
Belgrano played in the Nacional tournament of 1968, and reached the Argentine second division in 1986. The club finally reached first division in 1992, where it played until 1996. In 1998 the team was promoted again to first division, to be relegated after the 2001–02 season.
Beating Club Olimpo at the 2005–06 Promoción, Belgrano returned to first division for the 2006–07 season. Belgrano were relegated to the second division after narrowly missing out on a Promotion play-off berth. Belgrano played another promotion series in 2011, against River Plate, which they won.
- Liga Cordobesa de Fútbol: (31)
- 1913, 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1984, 1985, 2003
- Segunda División Liga Cordobesa:
- 1908, 1909, 1910
- Unión Cordobesa de Fútbol:
- Primera División ACF:
- 1984, 1985
- Campeonato Provincial ACF:
- 1983, 1984, 1985
- Torneo Regional (Córdoba): (9)
- 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985 
- Torneo del Interior (Córdoba):
- 1985–86 
- Torneo Regional de AFA: (10)
- 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985, 1986
The spiritual home of Belgrano is the barrio Alberdi. Fans take great pride in the roots from the area of the city, and indeed a banner is displayed at every game supporting 'The Pirates of Alberdi'.
The barra brava of Belgrano was the first barra in Argentina. It is called "Los Piratas Celestes de Alberdi" and its main functioning wing is "La Banda del Loco Tito". At every home game the barra populate the stand named Luis Fabián Artime and conduct songs with the use of a band in the centre of the group.
Manager: Ricardo Zielinski
- "CA Belgrano de Córdoba". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- Argentina. Torneo del Interior. Lista de Campeones y Clubes Promovidos.
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