Clube Atlético do Porto

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Porto de Caruaru
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Full nameClube Atlético do Porto
Nickname(s)Tricolor do Agreste (Agreste's Tricolor)
Gavião do Agreste (Agreste's Hawk)
FoundedJune 23, 1983
GroundAntônio Inácio de Souza, Caruaru, PE, Brazil
Capacity6,000
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série D
2011Série D, 39th

Clube Atlético do Porto, usually known simply as Porto (or Porto de Caruaru or Porto-PE), is a Brazilian football team from the city of Caruaru, Pernambuco state, founded on July 23, 1983.

Porto's rival is Central, which is another Caruaru football club.

History[edit]

On July 23, 1983, the club was founded by Rua Coronel Francisco Rodrigues Porto (Coronel Francisco Rodrigues Porto Street) residents.

In January 1994, the club joined the Pernambuco Football Federation, and in the same year, Porto competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C for the first time, but was eliminated in the first stage.

In 1995, again the club was eliminated in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C first stage. In 1996, Porto reached the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C semifinals, but the club was defeated by Vila Nova. In 1997, the club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C again, but was eliminated by Ferroviário in the second stage. In 1999, the club competed in the Copa do Brasil and in the Campeonato do Nordeste. In both competitions the club was eliminated in the first stage.

In 2000, Porto competed in the Copa João Havelange's Green Module, which was the season's equivalent to the Campeoanato Brasileiro's third level, and was eliminated in the first level. In 2003, Porto won the Campeonato Pernambucano Second Level, beating Serrano, Centro Limoeirense and Barreiros in the final four group stage. In 2004, the club competed again in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, but was eliminated in the third stage by Treze. In 2006, Porto was eliminated in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C's second stage. In 2007, the club competed again in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, and again was eliminated in the second stage.

Stadium[edit]

Porto's home stadium is Antônio Inácio de Souza Stadium, with a maximum capacity of 6,000 people.

The club also owns a training ground, named CT Ninho do Gavião, meaning Hawk's Nest.

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Rodrigo Carvalho
Brazil GK Emanuel
Brazil GK Rodrigo
Brazil DF Renato
Brazil DF Ademar Júnior
Brazil DF Ailton
Brazil DF Fabricio Barros
Brazil DF Luiz Alberto
Brazil DF Ari
Brazil DF Cosme
Brazil MF Vágner Rosa
Brazil MF Jefferson Renan
Brazil MF Marcelo
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Evandro
Brazil MF Thiago Laranjeira
Brazil MF Jeffinho
Brazil MF Edson Rodrigues
Brazil MF Wallace
Brazil MF Diego
Brazil MF Rennan
Brazil MF Weverton
Brazil MF Erasmo
Brazil FW Joelson
Brazil FW Anderson
Brazil FW Matheu Preá

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

Achievements[edit]

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