Liverpool F.C. (Montevideo)

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Liverpool
Escudo-Liverpool.png
Full nameLiverpool Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)Negriazules, Los negros de la cuchilla
Founded15 February 1915; 105 years ago (1915-02-15)
GroundEstadio Belvedere,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity10,000
ChairmanJosé Luis Palma
CoachRomán Cuello
LeaguePrimera División
2019Primera División, 5th

Liverpool Fútbol Club is a Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. The team was first promoted to the Primera División in 1919 and plays its home games at Estadio Belvedere.

History[edit]

The club has its roots in the student team from the Catholic Capuchin school in Nuevo París, which began playing in 1908. The club took on the name Liverpool as there were many cultural links between the two areas; the majority of coal ships arriving in Montevideo came from the busy English port.[1] A number of clubs took on Anglicised names, such as league rivals Montevideo Wanderers; in this case, the team paid homage to Liverpool FC.

Liverpool plays home matches in Estadio Belvedere (Belvedere Stadium), formerly owned by the Montevideo Wanderers.

Kit evolution[edit]

1917
1919–present
1970, 1996
1995 away
2006 away
Source: Liverpool (Montevideo) Page – BDFA.com.ar

Honours[edit]

A view of the club's ground, Estadio Belvedere
  • Torneo Intermedio: 1
2019[2]
2020
1919, 1937, 1966, 1987, 2002, 2014–15
1916

CONMEBOL appearances[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away Aggregate
2009 Copa Sudamericana First Round Peru Cienciano 0–0 0–2 0–2
2011 Copa Libertadores First Round Brazil Grêmio 2–2 1–3 3–5
2012 Copa Sudamericana First Round Bolivia Universitario 3–0 2–1 5–1
Second Round Ecuador Envigado 1–0 1–1 2–1
Round of 16 Argentina Independiente 1–2 1–2 2–4
2019 Copa Sudamericana First Round Brazil Bahia 1–0 0–0 1–0
Second Round Venezuela Caracas 1–0 0–2 1–2

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 DF Uruguay URU Sebastián Lentinelly
3 DF Uruguay URU Camilo Cándido
4 DF Uruguay URU Gonzalo Pérez
5 DF Uruguay URU Franco Romero
6 DF Uruguay URU Federico Pereira
7 FW Uruguay URU Lucas Ribeiro
8 FW Uruguay URU Ezequiel Escobar
9 FW Uruguay URU Ignacio Ramírez
10 MF Uruguay URU Bryan Olivera
11 FW Uruguay URU Emiliano Alfaro
13 MF Uruguay URU Hernán Figueredo
14 MF Uruguay URU Martín Fernández
15 FW Uruguay URU Gustavo Viera
16 FW Uruguay URU Facundo Trinidad
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF Uruguay URU Gonzalo Maulela
18 DF Uruguay URU Martín González
19 DF Uruguay URU Jean Rosso
20 FW Paraguay PAR Clementino González
21 MF Uruguay URU Diego Guastavino
22 MF Uruguay URU Pablo Caballero
24 DF Uruguay URU Martín Rivas
25 GK Argentina ARG Andrés Mehring
27 MF Uruguay URU Agustín Ocampo
29 FW Uruguay URU Mathías Acuña
30 FW Uruguay URU Alan Medina
GK Uruguay URU Rodrigo Fernández
DF Uruguay URU Matías Toma
FW Uruguay URU Diego Cor

Managers[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Liverpool FC had a basketball team until the 1990s, playing in the stadium that still exists behind the north tribune of Estadio Belvedere. The team never reached the first division.[citation needed]

References[edit]

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