Club Atlético Douglas Haig

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Douglas Haig
Escudo del Club Douglas Haig Pergamino.svg
Full nameClub Atlético Douglas Haig
Nickname(s)Fogoneros
Carasucias
Rojinegros
El Milan de Pergamino
Founded11 November 1918; 101 years ago (1918-11-11)
GroundMiguel Morales, Pergamino
Capacity16,000
ChairmanJavier Martínez
ManagerAndrés Guglielminpietro
LeaguePrimera B Nacional
20161719° (Relegated)
WebsiteClub website

Club Atlético Douglas Haig is an Argentine football club from Pergamino, Buenos Aires Province, which currently plays in the country's Third Division.

The club is named in honour of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, a victorious General from World War 1

History[edit]

In November 1918 a group of British workers on the Argentinian Central Railroad set up a football team to take part in the local soccer championship. This required the consent and support of the Chief of the railway, Mr. Ronald Leslie, who, as a condition, requested that the new club name itself in honour of Sir Douglas Haig, the Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in Western Europe, who had just led them to victory in World War 1. Club Atlético Douglas Haig was thereby founded on 18 November 1918.[1]

Divisional level[edit]

The team won the 2011–12 Torneo Argentino A championship, promoting it to the Second Division of Argentine football, Primera B Nacional where it currently played until 2016-17.[2]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Current squad of Club Atlético Douglas Haig as of May 07, 2015 (edit)
Sources: BDFA

No. Position Player
 ARG GK Martín Perafán
 ARG GK Lautaro Ostoich
 ARG GK Fernando Tantoni
 ARG DF Alan Aguirre
 ARG DF Franco Flores
 ARG DF Leandro Gioda
 ARG DF Carlos Marcolongo
 ARG DF Ezequiel Martino
 ARG DF Francisco Martinez
 ARG DF Damián Senegalles
 ARG DF Alejandro Chaparro
 ARG DF Cristian Stele
No. Position Player
 ARG DF Nicolás Pisano
 ARG MF Rodrigo Caballuci
 ARG MF Sebastián Carrera
 ARG MF Diego Levato
 ARG MF Emmanuel Moreno
 ARG MF Guillermo Compagnucci
 ARG MF Nahuel Rodríguez
 ARG MF Alvaro Rosello
 PAR FW Ángel Orué
 ARG FW Victor Gomez
 ARG FW Juan Eduardo Martín
 ARG FW Fabricio Lenci

Manager: Andrés Guglielminpietro

Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Regional[edit]

  • Liga de Pergamino (26): 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1950, 1962, 1964,
    1966, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2010
  • Torneo de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (1): 1986 [a]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tournament created to promote one team from Buenos Aires Province to recently created Primera B Nacional. Douglas Haig won the championship defeating Olimpo de Bahía Blanca at the finals.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Douglas Haig campeón: el regreso de un histórico", La Voz, 15 May 2012
  3. ^ "Historia de Douglas Haig" at Interior Futbolero website Archived 30 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine

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