Plaza Colonia

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Plaza Colonia
Escudo Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes.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 Eduardo Espinel
League Primera División Uruguaya
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 1st 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
1 Uruguay GK Kevin Dawson
2 Uruguay DF German Ferreira
3 Uruguay DF Carlos Rodríguez
5 Uruguay MF Matías Caseras
6 Uruguay DF Richard Fernández
7 Uruguay DF Alejandro Furia
8 Uruguay MF Brian Goña
9 Uruguay FW Sergio Leal
10 Uruguay MF Marcelo Fernández
11 Uruguay FW Nicolás Dibble
12 Uruguay GK Nicolás Guirín
No. Position Player
13 Uruguay DF Guillermo Padula
14 Uruguay DF Alejandro Villoldo
15 Uruguay FW Facundo Waller
18 Uruguay DF Santiago de Ávila
19 Uruguay MF Cristian Malán
20 Uruguay MF Ezequias Redín
21 Uruguay FW Federico Puppo
23 Uruguay MF Nicolás Milesi
24 Argentina DF Danilo Gerlo
38 Uruguay MF Ezequiel Vázquez

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