Vilaverdense F.C.

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Vilaverdense
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Full name Vilaverdense Futebol Clube
Founded 1953
Ground Campo Cruz do Reguengo
Vila Verde, Portugal
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Isidro Fernandes
Coach Nélito
League Campeonato de Portugal
2015–16 Promotion Group North, 5th

Vilaverdense Futebol Clube (abbreviated as Vilaverdense FC) is a Portuguese football club based in Vila Verde in the district of Braga.[1]

Background[edit]

Vilaverdense FC currently plays in the Terceira Divisão Série A which is the fourth tier of Portuguese football. The club was founded in 1953 and they play their home matches at the Campo Cruz do Reguengo in Vila Verde. The stadium has a capacity to accommodate 5,000 spectators.[1]

The club is affiliated to Associação de Futebol de Braga and has competed in the AF Braga Taça. The club has also entered the national cup competition known as Taça de Portugal on occasions.[1][2]

It also competes in women's football, with a team playing in the first tier, Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino.[3]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Place Movements
1990–91 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – 1ª divisão B
1991–92 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – 1ª divisão A
1992–93 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – 1ª divisão B
1993–94 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – 1ª divisão B
1994–95 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra
1995–96 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra
1996–97 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra
1997–98 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra Promoted
1998–99 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 13th
1999–2000 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 8th
2000–01 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 5th
2001–02 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 6th
2002–03 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 5th
2003–04 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 2nd Promoted
2004–05 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 6th
2005–06 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 13th Relegated
2006–07 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A 14th Relegated
2007–08 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra 1st Promoted
2008–09 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A – 1ª Fase 12th Relegation Group
Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A – Sub-Série A2 3rd Relegated
2009–10 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra 9th
2010–11 Tier 5 Distritais AF Braga – Honra 1st Promoted
2011–12 Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A – 1ª Fase 5th Promotion Group
Tier 4 Terceira Divisão Série A Fase Final 2nd Promoted
2012–13 Tier 3 Segunda Divisão Série Norte 13th
2013–14 Tier 3 Campeonato Nacional Série A 3rd

[4][5][6][7]

Current squad[edit]

As of 4 April 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Portugal GK Pedro Freitas
2 Portugal DF Rui Martins
3 Portugal DF Rafael Vieira
4 Portugal DF Felipe Almeida (on loan from Rio Ave)
5 Portugal DF Henrique Gomes
7 Portugal FW Iuri Gomes (on loan from Rio Ave)
8 Guinea-Bissau MF Ibraima So
9 Portugal FW Henrique
10 Portugal FW André Soares
12 Portugal GK Mário Jorge
13 Nigeria MF Ahmed Isaiah
14 Portugal MF Mickaël Pereira
No. Position Player}
15 Portugal MF Ricardo Afonso
16 Portugal MF Nani Carneiro
17 Portugal DF André Dias
18 Brazil MF Gedson Junior
19 Portugal DF Gaby Faria
20 Portugal FW Rafa Miranda (on loan from Rio Ave)
21 Senegal MF Latyr Fall (on loan from Chaves)
22 Cape Verde MF Nené
24 Portugal GK Bruno Martins
Portugal MF Pedro Alves
Portugal MF Cenoura
Portugal FW Valter Rocha

Honours[edit]

  • AF Braga Divisão de Honra: 2010–11
  • AF Braga Taça: 1988/89, 1990/91, 1992/93, 1997/98, 2009/10

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Vilaverdense Futebol Clube - ForaDeJogo - foradejogo.net". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  2. ^ "Vilaverdense Futebol Clube – Portugal – footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  3. ^ "Vilaverdense Futebol Clube". Zerozero. 
  4. ^ "Portugal – Table of Honor – soccerlibrary.free.fr" (PDF). Soccer Library. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  5. ^ "Competitions – Portugal – footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  6. ^ "Competitions - ForaDeJogo - foradejogo.net". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  7. ^ "AF Braga – Futebol Total". Futebol Total. Retrieved 2012-05-31.