S.C. Espinho

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Espinho
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Full name Sporting Clube de Espinho
Founded 1914
Ground Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas, Espinho, Portugal
Ground Capacity 7.500
Chairman Rodrigo Nunes dos Santos
Manager P. Barny-P. Martins-Filó
League Aveiro FA Division One
2014–15 10th, Serie C CNS (relegated)
Website Club home page

Sporting Clube de Espinho, also known as Sporting de Espinho, is a Portuguese sports club from the city of Espinho in the Aveiro district. Besides football, the club has volleyball and handball departments that usually compete in the major Portuguese top leagues. Other sport departments are those in athletics, swimming and futsal.

History[edit]

Founded in 1914, it is one of the oldest clubs in Portugal. In 1925, SC Espinho's football team reached the semifinals of the Campeonato de Portugal, their highest round to date. The team also played 11 seasons in the Portuguese First Division between 1975 to 1997. They currently compete in the Aveiro FA Division One.

They play their home games at Estádio Comendador Manuel Violas in Espinho.

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 Brazil GK Marcelo Galvão
2 Portugal DF Bruno Lucas
3 Portugal MF Rui Gomes
4 Portugal DF Rui Raínho
4 Portugal DF Tavares
5 Portugal DF Pedro Dimas
7 Portugal FW Pedro Mendes
8 Portugal MF Nuno Coelho
9 Portugal FW Moreira
10 Portugal MF Fábio Espinho
12 Portugal GK Teixeira
13 Portugal MF Queirós
No. Position Player
15 Portugal MF Valença
16 Portugal MF Hugo Ferreira
17 Portugal FW Carela
18 Brazil FW Leandro Rodrigues
19 Portugal DF Amorim
20 Portugal FW Milton
21 Portugal DF Hélder Vasco
22 Portugal MF Flávio Casal
23 Portugal FW Nuno Silva
24 Portugal GK Tiago Borges
25 Portugal FW Pinho

Notable former players[edit]

Honours[edit]

League and cup history[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Portuguese Cup Notes
1974-1975 1D 16 30 4 7 19 25 64 15 Relegated
1977-1978 1D 14 30 8 6 16 30 52 22 Relegated
1979-1980 1D 7 30 11 6 13 29 42 28
1980-1981 1D 9 30 9 9 12 26 35 27
1981-1982 1D 10 30 7 11 12 32 42 25
1982-1983 1D 13 30 9 7 14 23 37 25
1983-1984 1D 16 30 5 7 18 19 45 17 Relegated
1987-1988 1D 6 38 13 14 11 42 38 40 Best Classification Ever
1988-1989 1D 17 38 12 8 18 45 57 32 Relegated
1992-1993 1D 17 34 9 10 15 38 55 28 Relegated
1996-1997 1D 16 34 9 6 19 27 56 33 Relegated
2007-2008 2DH 2 24 11 9 4 38 26 42 Round 3

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