Liverpool F.C. (Montevideo)

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Liverpool
Escudo-Liverpool.png
Full nameLiverpool Fútbol Club
Nickname(s)Negriazules, Los negros de la cuchilla
Founded12 February 1915; 104 years ago (1915-02-12)
GroundEstadio Belvedere,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity10,000
ChairmanJosé Luis Palma
CoachRomán Cuello
LeaguePrimera División
20195th

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.

For the 2005–06 season, the away kit changed to a new all red one, thus looking exactly like the English 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]
1919, 1937, 1966, 1987, 2002, 2014/2015
1916

CONMEBOL appearances[edit]

2011: First Stage
2009: First stage
2012: Round of 16

Current squad[edit]

As of 22 September 2019

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

No. Position Player
1 Uruguay DF Sebastián Lentinelly
3 Uruguay DF Camilo Cándido
4 Uruguay DF Sebastián Cáceres
5 Uruguay DF Franco Romero
6 Uruguay DF Federico Pereira
7 Uruguay MF Federico Martínez
8 Uruguay FW Ezequiel Escobar
9 Uruguay FW Ignacio Ramírez
10 Uruguay MF Bryan Olivera
11 Uruguay MF Leonardo Pais
13 Uruguay MF Hernán Figueredo
15 Uruguay FW Gustavo Viera
16 Uruguay DF Christian Núñez
17 Uruguay DF Gonzalo Maulela
18 Uruguay DF Martín González
No. Position Player
19 Uruguay DF Jean Rosso
20 Paraguay FW Clementino González
21 Uruguay MF Diego Guastavino
22 Uruguay MF Pablo Caballero
23 Argentina GK Óscar Ustari
24 Uruguay DF Martín Rivas
26 Uruguay MF Nicolás Acevedo
27 Uruguay MF Agustín Ocampo
29 Uruguay FW Mathías Acuña
30 Uruguay FW Alan Medina
Uruguay GK Rodrigo Fernández
Uruguay DF Matías Toma
Uruguay MF Martín Fernández
Uruguay FW Emiliano Alfaro

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 first division.

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