Santos FC Futsal

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Santos
Santos FC logo.svg
Full name Santos Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Peixe (Fish)
Santástico (Santastic)
Alvinegro praiano (Beach black-and-white)
Clube do povo (Club of the people)
Founded 2011
Dissolved December 27, 2011
Stadium Arena Santos, Santos, Brazil
Ground Capacity 5,120
Website Club home page

Santos Futebol Clube (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɜ̃ŋtus fuʧiˈbɔw ˈklubi] Santos Football Club), also known as Santos and familiarly as Peixe,[1] was a Brazilian professional futsal club, based in Santos, Brazil. They play in the Liga Futsal, Brazil's national league.

History[edit]

Santos Futebol Clube was founded on April 14, 1912.[2] The futsal department was created in 2011, after a partnership between Santos Futebol Clube and Cortiana Plásticos.[3] Falcão has been signed for the club, to play for two seasons.[3] They won the Copa Gramado in 2011, after beating Krona Futsal 3-1 on March 3, 2011.[4] Santos debuted in the 2011 Liga Futsal on March 14, 2011, against Krona Futsal, at Ginásio da Univille, in Joinville, Santa Catarina.[5] They beat Krona Futsal 3-2.[6] Santos won the 2011 liga Futsal after beating Carlos Barbosa on penalties.[7] Due to lack of funds, the club was dissolved on December 27, 2011.[8]

Achievements[edit]

Arena[edit]

Santos Futebol Clube played their home games at Arena Santos.[3] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 5,000 people.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pronounced [ˈpejʃi].
  2. ^ Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 59. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Santos FC anuncia time de futsal profissional para 2011 com patrocínio da Cortiana Plásticos e acerta com Falcão" (in Portuguese). Santos Futebol Clube. November 30, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Santos FC vence Krona (SC) e conquista Copa Gramado" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futsal. March 10, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Krona e Santos "abrem" a Liga Futsal 2011" (in Portuguese). Novacidade. February 26, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Liga Futsal: Santos vira em Santa Catarina e conquista vitória na abertura" (in Portuguese). Final Sports. March 14, 2011. Retrieved March 15, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Nos pênaltis, Santos bate o Carlos Barbosa e é campeão da Liga Futsal" (in Portuguese). Jornal O Progresso. November 23, 2011. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Sem verbas, time de futsal do Santos chega ao fim" (in Portuguese). Lance!. December 27, 2011. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 

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