Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco

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Benfica e Castelo Branco
Full name Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco
Nickname(s) Águia Albicastrense (Eagle from Castelo Branco)[1]
Albicastrenses
Founded 24 March 1924
Ground Estádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro, Castelo Branco
Ground Capacity 12,000
Chairman António Machado
Manager Ricardo António
League Portuguese Second Division
2012–13 5th, Portuguese Second Division
Website Club home page

Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco, commonly known as Benfica e Castelo Branco is a Portuguese football club from Castelo Branco.[2] Founded on 24 March 1924,[3] the club plays at the Estádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro which holds a seating capacity of 12,000.[4]

Notable former players[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • Winners (9): 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1968–69, 1973–74, 1975–76
  • AF Castelo Branco Taça de Honra
  • Winners (1): 1979–80
  • Taça Doutor Julio Goulão
  • Winners (1): 1979–80

League and cup history[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
1994–95 2DS 5 34 13 12 9 47 45 38 Round 4
1995–96 2DS 13 34 9 13 12 37 46 40 Round 2
1996–97 2DS 13 34 10 11 13 36 43 41 Round 2
1997–98 2DS 18 34 4 4 26 23 76 16 Round 3 Relegated
1998–99 3DS 5 34 17 5 12 64 56 56 Round 2
1999–00 3DS 4 34 17 11 6 33 43 62 Round 4
2000–01 3DS 1 34 22 8 4 74 31 74 Round 1 Promoted
2001–02 2DS 13 38 12 9 17 60 65 45 Round 2
2002–03 2DS 18 36 7 11 18 40 61 32 Round 3 Relegated
2003–04 3DS 1 34 21 11 2 61 18 74 Round 2 Promoted
2004–05 2DS 9 36 13 11 12 50 43 50 Round 3
2005–06 2DS 12 26 5 9 12 26 42 24 Round 3 Relegated
2006–07 3DS 2 30 15 12 3 46 25 57 Round 1 Promoted
2007–08 2DS 11 26 6 6 12 23 35 30 Round 2
2008–09 3DS 3 26 10 13 3 30 20 43 Round 1
2009–10 3DS 7 22 7 9 6 29 28 30 Round 2
2010–11 3DS 2 22 8 6 8 34 33 30 Round 1
2011–12 3DS 2 20 10 5 5 38 17 35 Round 2 Promoted
2012–13 2DS 5 30 12 10 8 44 33 46 Round 2

Last updated: 1 July 2013
2DS = Portuguese Second Division; 3DS = Portuguese Third Division
Pos. = Position; Pl = Match played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lost; GS = Goal Scored; GA = Goal Against; P = Points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EPOCA 2003-04. 3ª Divisão Serie D" [SEASON 2003-04. 3ª Division Serie D]. Web Archive. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Castelo Branco". ZeroZero. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hístoria" [History]. SBCB. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Estádio Municipal Vale do Romeiro". ZeroZero. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 

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