FC Encamp

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Encamp
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Full name Fútbol Club Encamp
Nickname(s) Encampadans
El degà (The Dean)
Founded 1950; 68 years ago (1950)
Ground Camp de Futbol d'Encamp
Ground Capacity 550[1]
Chairman Salvador Cervós
Manager Albert Jansà
League Primera Divisió
2017–18 Primera Divisió, 7th
Website Club website

FC Encamp is an Andorran football club based in Encamp. Founded in 1950, it is the oldest football club of the Andorran First Division. The club currently plays in Primera Divisió.

History[edit]

FC Encamp was founded in 1950 being the dean of the Andorran premier league and the second football club created in the pyrenean country of Andorra after FC Andorra (founded in 1942). Successfully the team won the Primera Divisió in the 1995–96 season, and five years later his second league title (2001–02) being qualify for the UEFA Cup. Next season they ended the regular league in the 2nd position being able to play in the UEFA Intertoto Cup.

Although for the 2004/05 season they were relegated to Segona Divisió, the 2nd best division. In 2005–06, they were promoted back to the Primera Divisió. The same story was repeated in the 2006–07 season finishing at the 7th place of the table and being relegated, coming back in 2009 at the top league.

However, during two bad seasons in the Andorran Premier League finally FC Encamp were relegated in 2011, returning the 2011–12 season in the top flight. Since then the club have been playing in the top tier of Andorra.

At the end of the 2015-16 season Encamp finished 7th in the regular season were originally set to compete in a two-legged relegation play-off against CE Carroi. It was announced that Encamp were awarded the tie against CE Carroi 3-0 due illegal lineup during the first leg of the relegation play-offs, therefore Encamp remained in the top flight.[2]

Colours and badge[edit]

FC Encamp takes the colours from the parish of Encamp. Since their foundation blue have been the traditional colour of the Andorran club. Although white and blue, along with red or purple, represent also the club and the northern parish.

Colours are blue and white hoop/striped shirts and blue shorts for home matches, and red and white hoop/striped shirts and red shorts for away matches. Although some seasons the club have worn blue shirts and black/white shorts for home matches.

Striped home kit.
All blue kit during 1990s and early 2000s.
All blue kit late variation.

Facilities and Stadium[edit]

FC Encamp is the only club of Primera Divisió that has its own stadium along with the local government of Encamp. The stadium with 550 capacity (Camp de Futbol d'Encamp) and all the club facilities (trainning center and outdoor stadium) are located in Prada de Moles, inaugurated in November 2015.[3] The club also owns a futsal indoor stadium (Complex Esportiu Federic Palmitjavila).[1]

Honours[edit]

European results[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round Russia Zenit St. Petersburg 0–5 0–8 0–13
2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round Belgium Lierse 0–3 1–4 1–7

League history[edit]

Season Division Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P
2010–11 Primera Divisió 7 20 4 1 15 24 79 13
2011–12 Segona Divisió 1 18 14 0 4 57 22 42
2012–13 Primera Divisió 7 20 5 2 13 18 55 17
2013–14 Primera Divisió 6 20 7 4 9 34 53 25
2014–15 Primera Divisió 6 20 7 3 10 21 34 24
2015–16 Primera Divisió 7 20 4 4 12 22 50 16

Current squad[edit]

As of 4 March 2018

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

No. Position Player
2 Andorra DF Helder Álves
3 Andorra MF Albert Ramírez
4 Argentina MF Nicolás Emir
5 Andorra DF Jonathan Ferreira
6 Andorra DF Christhian Barreto
7 Argentina MF Héctor Sosa
8 Andorra MF Xavi Prat (Captain)
9 Andorra FW Luís Velasco
10 Andorra MF Brian Teixeira
11 Andorra FW Rafael Martins
12 Andorra GK Ángel De La Fuente
No. Position Player
13 Nigeria GK Friday Godswill
14 Colombia DF Andrés Briñez
15 Colombia MF Felipe Gutiérrez
17 Andorra FW Roberto dos Santos
18 Andorra DF Gabriel Fernández
19 Argentina FW Nicolás Aguirre
21 Andorra DF Bruno Monteiro
22 Andorra DF Txema Garcia
23 Andorra MF Albert Ramírez
24 Andorra MF Miquel Torres
25 Andorra DF Sergi Gómez

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gestió, Web. "FC Encamp Web Oficial - FCEncamp.org - FCE". FC Encamp. Retrieved 15 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "El CE Carroi no apel·la al Comitè d'Apel·lació i l'FC Encamp seguirà a la Lliga Grup Becier". bondia.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018. 
  3. ^ RTVA., Andorra Difusió. "Inaugurada la nova zona esportiva de Prada de Moles - Andorra Difusió". andorradifusio.ad. Retrieved 15 August 2018. 

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