Sportivo Desamparados

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Sportivo Desamparados
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Full name Club Sportivo Desamparados
Nickname(s) Víboras ("Snakes")
Puyutanos
Founded September 10, 1919
Ground Estadio Sportivo Desamparados
San Juan, San Juan, Argentina
Ground Capacity 10,000
Manager Héctor Arzubialde
League Torneo Argentino B
2011–12 19th (Primera B Nacional relegated)
Website Club home page

Club Sportivo Desamparados is a sports club from the city of San Juan, San Juan Province, Argentina. The football team currently plays in the Torneo Argentino B, which is one of the fourth tier competitions, along with the Primera C, of the Argentine league system.

History[edit]

Desamparados was founded in 1919 by a group of students from the Quinta Agronómica (Agricultural College), which is now the Escuela de Enología (Winemaking School). They chose the name "Desamparados" because they used to meet in Plaza Desamparados ("Desamparados Square"), and the name also paid tribute to the Virgen de los Desamparados (Virgin of the Unprotected in Spanish).

Desamparados has qualified to play at the top level of Argentine football 4 times, having reached the following positions:

  • 1969: 12th (of 17 teams).
  • 1972: 9th (of 13, Group B).
  • 1973: 11th (of 15, Group B).
  • 1974: 6th (of 9, Group A).

In 2004, Desamparados was promoted to the Torneo Argentino A (regionalized third division). They played in the category for 7 years, up to the 2010–11 season, when they reached promotion to the Primera B Nacional. During that season, the team finished third in their zone, earning the last spot for the second stage. In the second stage, they finished 7th (of 9 teams), but they defeated all their rivals in the direct elimination stages, earning a spot in the promotion playoff against San Martín de Tucumán. With a 2–1 overall victory over San Martín, Desamparados was effectively promoted to the second division.

Current Squad 2014/15[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Argentina GK Leonardo Avila
Argentina GK Leandro Evangelisti
Argentina DF Pablo Borches
Argentina DF Leonardo Castro
Argentina DF Mauricio Del Cero
Argentina DF Daniel O. Díaz
Argentina DF Mario Reveco
Argentina DF Fernando Fontana
Argentina DF Lucas Rosales
Argentina DF Federico Rosso
Argentina DF Oscar Sainz
Argentina MF Ignacio Anívole
No. Position Player
Argentina MF Franco Valori
Argentina MF Gerardo Corvalán
Argentina MF Carlos Lucero
Argentina MF Martín Granero
Argentina MF Hernán Lamberti
Argentina MF Silvio Prieto
Argentina MF Darío Rodriguez
Argentina MF Tomas Salinas
Argentina FW Gonzalo Parisi
Argentina FW Santiago Ceballos
Argentina FW Pedro Terrero
Argentina FW Santiago Davio

Titles[edit]

Temporada 2004
Apertura 2006

See also[edit]

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