Plaza Colonia

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Plaza Colonia
Plaza colonia uru.png
Full name Club Plaza de Deportes Colonia
Nickname(s) Patas Blancas,
Founded April 22, 1917
Ground Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici
Colonia, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman Enrique Machuca
Manager Luis Matosas
League Segunda División Uruguay
2011-2012 10th

Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes, or simply Plaza Colonia are a football club from Colonia in Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

History[edit]

Plaza are the most successful team from the department of Colonia. They gained their affiliation with AUF in 2000. In 2001 they won promotion to the Primera División Uruguaya and in their debut season they finished in 7th place.

In 2005 the club finally fell to the Second Division after a poor campaign. In 2006 they did not presented to the championship because of a lack of economic resources.

They re-entered official competitions for the 2006/2007 season, playing once more in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

Plaza's city rivals are Juventud Colonia, and department derby is against Deportivo Colonia.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
- Uruguay GK Kevin Dawson
- Uruguay GK Nicolás Guirin
- Uruguay GK Federico Iglesias
- Guatemala DF Sixto Betancourt
- Uruguay DF Alejandro Villoldo
- Uruguay DF Santiago de Ávila
- Uruguay DF Richard Fernández
- Uruguay DF Diego Cabrera
- Uruguay DF Pablo Acosta
- Argentina DF José Torres
- Argentina MF Lucas Ruiz Díaz
No. Position Player
- Uruguay MF Ezequias Redín
- Uruguay MF Álvaro Torres
- Uruguay MF Francisco Vega
- Guatemala MF Albert Barrientos
- Uruguay MF Cristian Malán
- Ecuador MF Julio Ortiz
- Argentina MF Santiago Ingino
- Uruguay FW Matías Sánchez
- Uruguay FW Axel Fernández
- Argentina FW Maximiliano Freitas
- Uruguay FW Federico Waller

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