Deportivo Galicia

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For the club's relocated successor, see Aragua F.C.
Galicia de Aragua
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Full name Galicia de Aragua
Founded 1985
Dissolved 2002 (became Aragua F.C.)
Ground Estadio Brígido Iriarte
Caracas, Venezuela
Ground Capacity 15,000
League Segunda División Venezolana

Deportivo Galicia Fútbol Club (later Galicia de Aragua) is a traditional football club from Venezuela.

Founded in Caracas, the club moved, in 2002, to Maracay, in the state of Aragua, when its name changed to Galicia de Aragua, playing their home games at the Giuseppe Antonelli stadium in Maracay. Coached by the Uruguayan national Carlos Maria Ravel, the team switched from their traditional blue and white colours to the state's yellow and red and changed their name to Galicia de Aragua.

At the end of the 2001–02 season, Deportivo Galicia was relegated to the Venezuelan Segunda Division. In January 2002 they became a separate entity Aragua F.C. when they moved to Estadio Olímpico Hermanos Ghersi Páez.

Deportivo Galicia had Caracas as main training city, allowing many young prospects to play for this team, looking to get exposed in the league. Some of the solid players that were part of the squad that moved on to other bigger club as players and/or managers are: Edson Tortolero, Alejandro Clemente, Pedro Delgado, Stalin Rivas, Fernando Clemente, Pedro Millan, Angel Rivillo, Hugo Savarese, y Ramon Lopez.

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Amateur Era (0):
Professional Era (4): 1964, 1969, 1970, 1974
1988, 1992, 2001
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2000
1966, 1967, 1969, 1979, 1981

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