Clube de Regatas Brasil

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Full name Clube de Regatas Brasil
Nickname(s) Galo (de Campina) (Red-cowled Cardinal)
Galo da Praia (Cardinal of the Beach)
Founded September 20, 1912; 102 years ago (1912-09-20)
Stadium Trapichão,[1] Maceió, Brazil
Ground Capacity 20,801
President Marcos Barbosa
Head coach Mazola Júnior
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
2014 Série C, 4th (promoted)
Website Club home page

Clube de Regatas Brasil, or CRB as it is usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Maceió in Alagoas.

Founded on September 20, 1912, its greatest rival is Centro Sportivo Alagoano, and it plays in white and red shirts, shorts and socks.

History[edit]

The club was founded on September 20, 1912 by Lafaiete Pacheco, former member of Clube Alagoano de Regatas. He was dissatisfied with the precarious conditions of his former club. Aroldo Cardoso Zagallo, father of Mário Jorge Lobo Zagallo, worked at the club in 1913 as the football department boss.

Four years later, in 1916, CRB bought an estate in Pajuçara neighborhood and built its football field where is now Severiano Gomes Stadium.

CRB-CSA derby history[edit]

CRB and CSA is a traditional Alagoas state derby.

Numbers of the derby

  • Games: 474
  • CRB wins: 171
  • Draws: 156
  • CSA wins: 148
  • CRB goals: 579
  • CSA goals: 606

Biggest win: CRB 6–0 CSA on October 1, 1939 in the game that was known as "Jogo da Sofia" (Sofia's game), which is a reference to a goat named Sofia and owned by CRB's forward Arlindo, as the goat is the number six animal in Jogo do Bicho.[2]

Stadium[edit]

Home stadium is the Estádio Severiano Gomes Filho, which has a maximum capacity of 6,000 people. The club also plays at Estádio Rei Pelé, which has a maximum capacity of 30,000 people.

Achievements[edit]

1927, 1930, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1950, 1951, 1961, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2002, 2012, 2013
  • Torneio José Américo Filho (Cup of Northeast): 1
1975
  • Northeast Cup: 0
Runners-up (1): 1994
Runners-up (1): 2011

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
1 Brazil GK Júlio César
2 Brazil DF Paulo Sérgio
3 Brazil DF Sérgio Raphael
4 Brazil DF Gabriel
5 Brazil MF Glaydson
6 Brazil DF Maranhão
7 Brazil MF Clebinho
8 Brazil MF Olívio
9 Brazil FW Zé Carlos
10 Brazil MF Gérson Magrão
11 Brazil MF Pingo
12 Brazil MF Pery
13 Brazil MF Josa
14 Brazil DF Diego Jussani
15 Brazil DF Audálio
16 Brazil GK Bruno
17 Brazil MF Fernando
No. Position Player}
18 Brazil MF Danilo Bueno
19 Brazil FW Daniel Cruz
20 Brazil MF Wellington Saci
21 Brazil GK Cris
22 Brazil DF Gleidson
23 Brazil DF Daniel Marques
24 Brazil MF Leandro Brasília
25 Brazil MF Bruno N.
26 Brazil MF Somália
27 Brazil FW Maxwell
28 Brazil DF Rodrigo
29 Brazil GK Juliano
30 Brazil FW Kanu
Argentina FW Cañete
Brazil FW Isac

All presidents in club history[edit]

References[edit]

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