F.C. Barreirense

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Not to be confused with Barreirense FC.
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Full name Futebol Clube Barreirense
Founded 1911
Ground Campo da Verderena, Barreiro
Ground Capacity 1.500
Chairman José Rodrigues
Manager Pedro Duarte
League Campeonato Nacional de Seniores
Website Club home page

Futebol Clube Barreirense is a Portuguese sports club founded on 11 April 1911. The main sports are football and basketball. In both sports, the club has represented Portugal in European competitions. In basketball, the club won 2 national championships and 6 Portuguese Cups. The club also offers chess, gymnastics and kick-boxing.


The football club became champion of the Segunda Divisão seven times. In the 1969–70 season, FC Barreirense achieved its highest place ever in the Primeira Divisão, reaching the 4th place. That team included player Manuel Bento. The following year, the club represented the country in the 1970–71 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. They managed to win 2-0 against Dinamo Zagreb in Barreiro, but lost in the away game with 6-1 and were immediately eliminated.

Barreirense's major rival is G.D. Fabril, formerly Companhia União Fabril, with whom they have shared many seasons from the Primeira Liga all the way down to the Setúbal FA League.

Barreirense was known as a former of young players that developed impressive careers in the service of the biggest clubs and the Portuguese national team. In particular, S.L. Benfica take a lot of great talent from Barreirense.[citation needed]



1970–71 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup - 1st Round
Date Home Result Away City
16/09/1970 Portugal FC Barreirense 2-0 Croatia NK Dinamo Zagreb Barreiro
30/09/1970 Croatia NK Dinamo Zagreb 6-1 Portugal FC Barreirense Zagreb


Basketball started to be played at the club from 1927 onwards and over the years, Barreirense has always remained at the top of the Portuguese national basketball. They won two national championships, six cups and participated in the European Clubs Championship twice. On the first occasion, Barreirense played against Real Madrid CF. The game was the first game in a European competition for a Portuguese club and was the first basketball match to be broadcast live on Portuguese television. Barreirense, however, never won a match during their European campaigns.

Barreirense has won the national Under-20 and Under-16 championships several times, in addition to participating in several Final Four's.


- Champion:

  • 2 Portuguese Championships (1956/1957; 1957/1958)
  • 6 Portuguese Cups (1956/1957; 1959/1960; 1962/1963; 1981/1982; 1983/1984; 1984/1985)
  • 10 Portuguese Championships Under-20 (1953/1954; 1955/1956; 1956/1957; 1965/1966; 1974/1975; 1976/1977; 2001/2002; 2005/2006; 2006/2007; 2008/2009)
  • 6 Portuguese Championships Under-18 (2000/2001; 2002/2003; 2003/2004; 2004/2005; 2005/2006; 2007/2008)
  • 10 Portuguese Championships Under-16 (1975/1976; 1994/1995; 1997/1998; 1998/1999; 2001/2002; 2002/2003; 2003/2004; 2004/2005; 2007/2008)

- Overall Ranking Portuguese Championships (Top 5)

- Portuguese Championships Top 5:

- Portuguese Championships Top 3 (Under-20 and Under-18):

- Portuguese Championships Top 3 (Under-16):


Date Home Result Away City
12/03/1958 Portugal FC Barreirense 51-68 Spain Real Madrid CF Barreiro
20/04/1958 Spain Real Madrid CF 86-40 Portugal FC Barreirense Madrid
 ??/??/1958 France Étoile de Charleville 77-40 Portugal FC Barreirense Charleville-Mézières
22/11/1958 Portugal FC Barreirense 27-63 France Étoile de Charleville Barreiro


  1. ^ Before the 1938–39 season, the Portuguese Cup was called the Campeonato de Portugal (Championship of Portugal) and the winner was considered the Portuguese national champion.

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