Racing Club de Montevideo

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Racing de Montevideo
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Full name Racing Club de Montevideo
Nickname(s) La Escuelita, Racinguistas, Cerveceros
Founded April 6, 1919
Ground Estadio Osvaldo Roberto, Montevideo, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 8,500
Chairman C.N. Raúl Rodríguez
Manager Sebastián Taramasco
League Uruguayan Primera División
2014–15 7th

Racing Club de Montevideo is a football club from Montevideo in Uruguay. It currently participates in the Uruguayan 1st Division.

Racing CM is known as "La Escuelita" (The Little School) due to the high standard of players that have emerged from their teams. Racing is one of Uruguay's traditional teams, in terms of victories and fans. However, in the last few years, Racing has faced economic problems and struggled to remain consistent and perform well at the Uruguayan League.[which?]

Racing's main rival is Fénix.

Titles[edit]

1955, 1958, 1974, 1989, 2008
1923, 1929, 1930

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

2010: Second Round

Players[edit]

For a list of all former and current Racing players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Racing Club de Montevideo players.

Current Squad 2015–16[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 Jorge Contreras
2 Uruguay DF Juan Manuel Diaz
3 Uruguay DF Maximiliano Pereira
4 Uruguay DF Gonzalo Aguilar
5 Uruguay DF Ignacio Ithurralde
7 Uruguay MF Leandro Otormín
8 Uruguay MF Pablo Caballero
9 Uruguay FW Renzo López
10 Uruguay MF Carlos Daniel Acosta
11 Uruguay FW Líber Quiñones
12 Uruguay GK Diego Melián
No. Position Player
13 Uruguay MF Gastón Faber
15 Uruguay MF Ernesto Dudok
19 Uruguay FW Gabriel Fernández
21 Uruguay MF Javier Méndez
22 Uruguay MF Juan Pablo Rodríguez Captain
23 Uruguay MF Leandro Ezquerra
25 Uruguay GK Nicolás Gentilio
26 Uruguay DF José Aja
27 Uruguay DF Franco Romero
28 Uruguay DF Santiago Cardozo
32 Uruguay DF Jesús Trindade

Notable coaches[edit]