Club Libertad

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Libertad
Club Libertad emblem
Full name Club Libertad
Nickname(s) El Gumarelo, El Albinegro[1]
Founded 1905[2]
Ground Estadio Dr. Nicolás Leoz
Ground Capacity 12,000[1]
Chairman Carlos Raúl Agüero
Manager Eduardo Rivera
League Primera División
2014 Aggregate 1st
Website Club home page
Libertad – Champions 1910.
Libertad – Champions 1945.
Commemorative stamp of Paraguay featuring a side of 1952 or 1953. Alarcón is third from left in the front row.[3]

Club Libertad is a sports club based in the District Tuyucuá of the city of Asunción, capital of Paraguay. It was founded on July 30, 1905 and currently plays in the Paraguayan Primera División. The club is known as "El Gumarelo".

History[edit]

Since 2000 the club has won eight national titles.[1]

Honours[edit]

  • Primera División: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1943, 1945, 1955, 1976, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Apertura/Clausura: 2008 A, 2008 C, 2010 C, 2012 C, 2014 A, 2014 C

Current squad[edit]

Current squad of Club Libertad as of 24 July 2015 (edit)
Sources:

No. Position Player
1  URU GK Rodrigo Muñoz
2  PAR DF Jorge Moreira
3  PAR DF Adalberto Román
4  PAR DF Gustavo Mencia
5  PAR MF Richard Ortíz
6  PAR MF Mario Saldívar
8  PAR FW Rodolfo Gamarra
9  URU FW Hernán Rodrigo López
10  PAR FW Jorge Recalde
11  PAR FW Néstor Camacho
12  PAR GK Diego Morel
14  PAR DF Luis Cardozo
15  PAR MF Angel Lucena
No. Position Player
16  PAR MF Sergio Aquino
17  PAR FW Wilson Leiva
18  PAR FW Victor Dávalos
19  URU MF Joel Burgueño
20  PAR FW Antonio Bareiro
21  PAR DF Fabián Balbuena
22  PAR MF Osmar Molinas
25  ARG GK Pablo Torresagasti
26  PAR DF Pedro Benítez
27  PAR MF Jorge González
28  PAR FW Danilo Santacruz
30  PAR MF Sergio Vergara
30  PAR FW Sergio Fernandez

Manager: Pedro Sarabia

Managerial history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Libertad". Classic Football. FIFA. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Club Libertad: Summary". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  3. ^ The image on the stamp does not actually depict the championship winning team of 1955, but rather a side of Libertad from 1952 or 1953, which was runner up in the championship. The image depicts standing: Víctor Vega (coach), Marcelino Vargas, Manuel Gavilán, Florentino Arrúa, Ireneo Hermosilla, Robustiano Maciel, Higinio Benítez Pavetti, "Papi" Corrales (manager ?). Front: unknown person, Máximo "Chimo" Rolón, Martín Alarcón, Eulogio "Kokito" Martínez, Salvador Villalba, Rogelio Bedoya. (per Libertad, El grito sagrado (7): Campeón 1955, ABC Color, 9 August 2005.)
  4. ^ "Sin títulos pero con promocionados, Javier Torrente presenta renuncia en Libertad" (in Spanish). Ultima Hora. 31 March 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gregorio Pérez dejará Libertad". ABC Color (in Spanish). 29 May 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Rubén Israel regresa a Libertad". La Nacion (in Spanish) (Grupo Nación de Comunicaciones). 11 July 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Jorge Burruchaga es nuevo técnico de Libertad". Ultima Hora (in Spanish). Editorial El Pais. 25 June 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Pedro Sarabia es nuevo entrenador de Libertad" (in Spanish). Paraguay.com. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 

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