C.S. Marítimo

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Marítimo
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Full nameClub Sport Marítimo
Nickname(s)O Maior das Ilhas (The Greatest of the Islands)
Os Verde-Rubros (The Green-and-Reds)
Os Leões do Almirante Reis (The Lions of Almirante Reis)
Founded20 September 1910;110 years ago (1910-09-20)
Ground Estádio do Marítimo
Capacity10,932
President Carlos Pereira
Head coach Julio Velázquez
League Primeira Liga
2019–20 Primeira Liga, 11th of 18
Website Club website

Club Sport Marítimo MH M, commonly known as Marítimo (Portuguese pronunciation:  [mɐˈɾitimu] locally [mɐˈɾitmu]), is a Portuguese sports club founded in Funchal, Madeira, in 1910. Marítimo is best known for its football team playing in Portugal's top-flight competition, the Primeira Liga. The club's reserve team, Marítimo B, compete in the third division. Aside from football, Marítimo have teams in other sports competing in national leagues, such as volleyball, handball, roller hockey and athletics. Marítimo supporters are called Maritimistas.

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The club has won one major trophy, the Campeonato de Portugal, [lower-alpha 1] in 1926. [1] After a long period without being able to participate in national championships, they finally made their appearance in 1973. [lower-alpha 2] Since then, Marítimo have been present for 40 seasons in Primeira Liga, have been runners-up of the Taça de Portugal twice, runners-up of the Taça da Liga twice, and have participated nine times in the UEFA Cup/Europa League. The club have won the Segunda Divisão twice.

Marítimo's most recent foray into European competition came in 2012, when they reached the group stage of the Europa League. The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) ranking lists Marítimo as the fifth best Portuguese club of this century, the highest ranking of any club from Madeira. [lower-alpha 3]

History

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The team that won the first Championship of Madeira (1916–17)

Marítimo was founded on 20 September 1910 as Club Português de Sport Marítimo, by Cândido Fernandes de Gouveia. The club adopted the red and green colours of the new Republican flag of Portugal to distinguish themselves from rivals Club Sports da Madeira, who used the blue and white colours of the old monarchy flag which had been replaced 15 days earlier. The name Marítimo, meaning Maritime in English, was used to reflect the fact that many of the team's players were workers of the nearby Funchal docks, a prominent employer at the time. The first ever match for Marítimo was a 2–1 win against Santa Clara, a select team composed of workers of the Western Telegraph Company. Soon after they began playing teams of sailors from visiting British ships. José Rodrigues Barrinhas, an old-fashioned attacking centre-half, made a name for himself in these games and in matches against rivals CS Madeira.

In 1921–22, the Portuguese clubs started playing a new national competition. [3] The Campeonato de Portugal, played on a knock-out-basis (similar to the current Taça de Portugal), was the first national competition. After competing in the regional championships, the regional winners competed together to pick the Champion of Portugal. Marítimo make 13 appearances in the 17 editions of the competition. [4] After several attempts, the club finally won the Campeonato de Portugal in 1925–26. [5] In the semi-final against Porto, Marítimo won by 7–1, and in the final against Belenenses Marítimo won by 2–0. It was after this great achievement that Marítimo was called "The Greatest of the Islands".

In the early 1930s, the club faced a serious financial crisis, although this did not affect its supremacy in the regional competitions. However, in 1934, a new national competition called Primeira Liga was created, in which teams outside the continental territory were excluded. Nevertheless, in 1938–39 the teams from the islands started to participate in the Taça de Portugal, after the champions of Madeira and Azores played a qualification round between themselves. Being excluded from competing in the Primeira Liga, the club continued playing in regional competitions. It was in this period that Marítimo won many of the Regional Championships. In 1950, the team made an amazing tour of Africa in which they made some great achievements, raising high the name of the region. [6]

The team that won the Championship of Portugal (1925-26) Equipa de futebol do Club Sport Maritimo, campea de Portugal, Funchal, 1926.jpg
The team that won the Championship of Portugal (1925–26)

After arduous negotiations with the Portuguese Football Federation, it was established that the winner in the regional championship of 1972–73 could play a qualifying round with the last of the Segunda Divisão and the first of the Terceira Divisão. Marítimo won that regional championship and started to participate in the national championships. They therefore became the first team from a Portuguese island to participate in the national championship. Maritimo's record of 35 Madeira Championships won between 1916 and 1973 still stands. [7]

Marítimo was the first club outside continental territory to gain access to the First League in Portugal. Since then the club amassed 37 appearances in the higher tier of Portuguese football – being the 10th club with more appearances in the first league in its 83 editions. [8] The consequences of long years without being able to compete regularly in national competitions were visible in the beginning. The fact that the island was not able to put teams in national competitions show the discrepancies in terms of infrastructures and organization between the regional and national reality. Yet the club in 1976–77 wins the II Divisão and rises to the Portuguese First Division, remaining there for over three seasons. Due to the existing semi-professionalism and some logistical difficulties, the club is relegated to Second Division in 1980–81, rising immediately next season, winning for the second time the II Divisão. However this rises and falls, after two seasons the club return to Primeira Liga in the 1982–83. Since then the club remains in the Primeira Liga consolidating is status of a team that compete to achieve a European competition.

Until the early 1990s, the club's best result was 9th in season 1987–88. [9] The entry of a young coach of 35 years, the ambitious Brazilian Paulo Autuori, allied to greater internal organization, make that in 1991–92 the club reached the 7th place, staying just outside a possible European qualification. In the 1992–93 season lived up to the times called wonder-trio (Ademir, Edmilson and Jorge Andrade), betting on Autuori attractive football and with the third best attack of the League (56 goals). The qualification comes in the final round after a game against Boavista, with victory of Marítimo 3–2. In that same season is also important the home wins against Sporting CP (4–2) and against Gil Vicente (7–0). Again the club was a pioneer, being the first island team to achieve a qualification for a European event, under the 5th place achieved. Since then the club has been a constant presence in prominent places in the Portuguese championship, having consolidated its position of prominence.

In 1994–95, another great achievement was made when the club qualify to the final of the Taça de Portugal, after defeating Porto in the semi-finals by 1–0. Marítimo disputes the final against Sporting CP, losing by 2–0. Six years later, in 2000–01 season, Marítimo achieved the final again, after defeating Boavista in the semi-final by 1–0. This time Marítimo play the final against Porto, losing again by 2–0. However, Marítimo still remain the only club in Madeira that reached the final of Taça de Portugal.

Marítimo achieved a status of a club that fights every season to reach a European competition. As of the 2011–12 season, the club has played 32 campaigns at the top level of Portuguese football, where they have competed continuously since 1985–86. The best ever league finish was 5th place obtain in 1992–93, and since then they had finish another five times in that position. Also Marítimo in the recent years is often seen in the European competitions, where recently got his eighth appearance in the UEFA Cup/Europa League. In the 2012–13 season, Marítimo qualified for the first time for the group stage of the Europa League.

Colours and crest

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First crest, 1910–1916
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Classic crest, 1916–1999

Since the very beginning of the club's history, red and green have been the official colours. In 1910, the club adopted the red and green colours of the new Republican flag of Portugal to distinguish themselves from rivals Club Sports da Madeira, who used the blue and white colours [10] of the old monarchy flag which had been replaced 15 days after the clubs foundation, following the 5 October 1910 revolution.

Although there is no date or author, the first crest clearly refers to the maritime origins of the club, which is stated in the paddle, the float, the harpoon, and the anchor. The ball in the badge represents the sport played in the club. [11]

In 1916–17, a new crest was created by José Inês Ramos, a designer at an Embroidery House in Funchal. [12] The new crest maintains the maritime roots of the club, expressed in the ship's wheel. However a Lion was included in the new crest, which was to symbolize the strength of the new Champion of Madeira. Since then the crest has remained the same, with only some minor graphical changes over the years. The crest was updated again in 1999 to the current logo, following the formation of the SAD organisation, however the classic logo remained on the team jerseys until 2008.

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Kit sponsorship

PeriodKit manufacturerPrinciple sponsor [lower-alpha 4]
1991–1992 Diadora Banco BCI
1992–1993O Madeirense
1993–1994 Hummel Madeira Tourism
1994–1995Olympic BANIF
1995–1996Saillev
1996–2001Grupo Sá
2001–2002 Lotto
2002–2005 BANIF
2005–2008Tepa
2008–2015Lacatoni
2015–2019 Nike Santander
2019–Betano

Support

Marítimo are known throughout the Portuguese speaking world and have significant fan bases in the former Portuguese colonies of Brazil, Angola, and Cape Verde, as well as areas with significant Portuguese communities such as the Northeastern United States, Canada, the United Kingdom (specifically Jersey and London) and South Africa. [13]

The club also has a big fans base in Venezuela, where sister club Marítimo de Venezuela of Caracas have won several national Championships. The club was founded in 1959 by Portuguese immigrants living in Caracas, who based their new club on their favourite team from back home in Madeira. Even today, strong ties are kept between both clubs and supporters from either side of the Atlantic Ocean. A similar situation is present in Cape Verde, where Marítimo do Porto Novo play in the same green and red stripes when competing in the Santo Antão Island League (South).

Closer to home, the club has a proud reputation of being one of the most supported clubs in Portugal after the "big three", and the most popular club on their home island of Madeira, outranking local rivals Nacional and União. The club has over 10,000 registered members (sócios) and three predominant groups of Ultras, the Esquadrão Maritimista , Ultras Templários and Fanatics 1910 the bigger and more infamous of the three.

There are several famous fans of Marítimo who have publicly declared their support for the team on various occasions, such as the multimillionaire businessman Joe Berardo and Madeira's Regional Governor, the controversial politician Alberto João Jardim.

The club was used a political vehicle in the 1970s during Madeira's fight for freedom and autonomy from mainland Portugal. Governor Jardim proclaimed his support of the club in order to gain votes and the backing from the people of Madeira, while the people in turn supported Marítimo as a symbol of their pride and allegiance to Madeira.

Stadium

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Marítimo Stadium

Previously playing at the Campo do Almirante Reis until they moved out in 1935, Marítimo currently play their home games at the Estádio do Marítimo, the municipality stadium of Funchal. The stadium was originally built by rival club Nacional but came into the hands of the local Government after the club fell into a financial crisis. Although uniquely picturesque the stadium was rapidly aging, despite numerous face lifts over the years.

In October 2006, it was announced that the club would construct a new state-of-the-art stadium in the Praia Formosa area of West Funchal. However, after several delays and a political war over funding and planning, the stadium plans were put on hold indefinitely, adding to a list of set-backs that stretch well over a decade. The fact that archrivals Nacional were allowed to construct a new stand and training facility at their Estádio da Madeira (with government backing) angered Marítimo's fans even more.

A year later, on 14 September 2007, an agreement between the club's directors and the Madeiran government (of whom own a 40% share of the club) was reached to use the site of the current Estádio dos Barreiros as the location of a brand new, reconstructed commercial stadium. Work began on the new stadium on 20 July 2009, with the realigning of the pitch and demolition of the Bancada Nascente, reducing the capacity to 5,000 seats in the Bancada Central stand. Initial plans indicated that the stadium would be completed by 2011 but following the 2010 flooding disaster, the local government withdrew its funding and construction was halted. The club continued to use the stadium with only the Bancada Central (main stand) usable as the other three sides of the pitch were incomplete. On 25 March 2013, the club opened a new museum and club shop adjacent to the stadium.

After a four-year hiatus, the local government pledged €12 million towards the project and construction of the stadium resumed in May 2014. The initial work focused on finishing the three stands that had been left incomplete from the previous work and so a further reduction in capacity was made, bringing the number of usable seats to just 4,000. The new stands were finished and open to the public in January 2015, with the first game being played in front of 7,000 spectators on 18 January against Braga. The following week, demolition started on the main stand to make way for the completion of the stadium project. The current capacity of the stadium is 9,500, which will be boosted to 10,600 once the construction of the stands is complete (2 December).

The club also own the Campo da Imaculada Conceição, a small stadium in the north of Funchal. The land it stands on was purchased by supporters and donated to the club who thus constructed the stadium, which was officially inaugurated on 3 October 1965. Situated adjacent to the club's Complexo Desportivo, the ground is used for B team-matches and for training sessions.

Attendances

The attendances of Marítimo's home games were on a steady decline since the late 1990s, with the average attendance filling just half of the stadium's capacity for many seasons. [14] [15] The beginning of the work on the new stadium, on 20 July 2009, initially reduced capacity to 5,000 seats which also contributed to a decline of attendances. After opening three new stands in 2015 (7,200 seats) the attendances started to increase, reaching in 2016 a record attendance of the last sixteen years.

 
SeasonMean
1999–007,412
2000–015,353
2001–024,559
2002–035,147
2003–044,735
2004–053,882
 
SeasonMean
2005–064,324
2006–074,167
2007–085,825
2008–094,941
2009–103,490
2010–113,440
 
SeasonMean
2011–123,827
2012–133,706
2013–143,550
2014–154,511
2015–166,146
2016-177,818
 
SeasonMean
2017–187,072
2018–196,622
2019–204,283

Honours

National

Winners (1): 1925–26
Runners-up (2): 1994–95, 2000–01
Runners-up (2): 2014–15, 2015–16
Winners (2): 1976–77, 1981–82

Regional

Winners (35) – Record: 1916–17, 1917–18, 1921–22, 1922–23, 1923–24, 1924–25, 1925–26, 1926–27, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1935–36, 1939–40, 1940–41, 1944–45, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951–52, 1952–53, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1957–58, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73
Winners (26) – Record: 1946–47, 1947–48, 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951–52, 1952–53, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1984–85, 1997–98, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2017–18

Players

Current squad

As of 15 January 2021 [16]

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Iran.svg  IRN Amir Abedzadeh
2 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Cláudio Winck
4 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Lucas Áfrico
5 DF Flag of Mozambique.svg  MOZ Zainadine Júnior
6 MF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Jean
7 MF Flag of France.svg  FRA Rafik Guitane (on loan from Rennais)
8 MF Flag of Argentina.svg  ARG Jorge Correa
9 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Rodrigo Pinho
10 MF Flag of Italy.svg  ITA Stefano Beltrame
11 FW Flag of France.svg  FRA Fumu Tamuzo
12 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Edgar Costa
13 MF Flag of Colombia.svg  COL Diego Moreno (on loan from Envigado)
14 MF Flag of Brunei.svg  BRU Faiq Bolkiah
16 MF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Jean Cléber
17 FW Flag of Angola.svg  ANG Felício Milson
18 MF Flag of France.svg  FRA Franck-Yves Bambock
No.Pos.NationPlayer
20 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Kibe
22 GK Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Caio Secco
23 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Rúben Macedo
25 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Renê
27 DF Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Tim Söderström
31 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Sassá (on loan from Cruzeiro)
45 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Fábio China
46 DF Flag of Cyprus.svg  CYP Andreas Karo
60 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Pedro Pelágio
66 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Léo Andrade
70 FW Flag of Iran.svg  IRN Ali Alipour
72 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Gonçalo Duarte
86 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Marcelo Hermes
94 GK Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Charles
95 FW Flag of Cameroon.svg  CMR Joel Tagueu
98 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR José Marcelo

Out on loan

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer
  MF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Marcelinho (at Vizela until 31 July 2021)
  DF Flag of Serbia.svg  SRB Dejan Kerkez (at Mafra until 31 July 2021)

Reserve and youth teams

For B-team players, see C.S. Marítimo B.For sub-23 team players, see C.S. Marítimo Sub-23.For youth team players, see C.S. Marítimo Juniors.

Notable former players

Including only players with at least 100 appearances at the club, or who has appeared for their international team.

Personnel

Coaching staff

NationalityNamePosition
Flag of Spain.svg Julio Velázquez Head coach
Flag of Spain.svg Javier ChocarroAssistant coach
Flag of Portugal.svg Octávio MoreiraFirst team coach
Flag of Portugal.svg José ManuelGoalkeeping coach
Flag of Portugal.svg Ricardo HenriquesPhysiotherapist

Coaching history

 
NameNationalityYears
János Hrotkó Flag of Hungary.svg 1966–67
Pedro Gomes Flag of Portugal.svg 1974–75
Hilário da Conceição Flag of Portugal.svg 1975–76
Pedro Gomes Flag of Portugal.svg 1976–77
Luís Agrela Flag of Portugal.svg 1977
Fernando Vaz Flag of Portugal.svg 1977–79
Manuel Oliveira Flag of Portugal.svg 1979
António Medeiros Flag of Portugal.svg 1979–81
Ângelo Gomes Flag of Portugal.svg 1981
Fernando Mendes Flag of Portugal.svg 1 July 1981 – 30 June 1982
Pedro Gomes Flag of Portugal.svg 1982
Mário Lino Flag of Portugal.svg 1982–84
Mário Nunes Flag of Portugal.svg 1985
António Oliveira Flag of Portugal.svg 1985–86
Stefan Lundin Flag of Sweden.svg 1 July 1986 – 30 June 1987
Manuel Oliveira Flag of Portugal.svg 1987–88
Ferreira da Costa Flag of Portugal.svg 1988–89
Quinito Flag of Portugal.svg 1989–90
Ferreira da Costa Flag of Portugal.svg 1990
Paulo Autuori Flag of Brazil.svg 1 July 1991–93
Edinho Flag of Brazil.svg 1993–94
Paulo Autuori Flag of Brazil.svg 1994 – 30 June 1995
Raul Águas Flag of Portugal.svg 1995–96
Marinho Peres Flag of Brazil.svg 1996
Manuel José Flag of Portugal.svg 1996
Augusto Inácio Flag of Portugal.svg 1996–99
 
NameNationalityYears
Nelo Vingada Flag of Portugal.svg 1999–03
Anatoliy Byshovets Flag of Russia.svg 2003
Manuel Cajuda Flag of Portugal.svg 1 July 2003 – 31 Aug 2004
Mariano Barreto Flag of Portugal.svg Sept 6, 2004 – 19 March 2005
Juca Flag of Portugal.svg 21 March 2005 – Sept 19, 2005
João Abel (interim) Flag of Portugal.svg Sept 20, 2005 – Sept 25, 2005
Paulo Bonamigo Flag of Brazil.svg Sept 24, 2005 – 13 May 2006
Ulisses Morais Flag of Portugal.svg 16 March 2006 – 31 March 2007
Alberto Pazos Flag of Spain.svg 7 April 2007 – 4 June 2007
Sebastião Lazaroni Flag of Brazil.svg 20 May 2007 – 17 May 2008
Lori Sandri Flag of Brazil.svg 2 June 2008 – 23 Feb 2009
Carlos Carvalhal Flag of Portugal.svg 24 Feb 2009 – Sept 28, 2009
Mitchell van der Gaag Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sept 29, 2009 – Sept 14, 2010
Pedro Martins Flag of Portugal.svg Sept 15, 2010 – 31 May 2014
Leonel Pontes Flag of Portugal.svg 1 July 2014 – 3 March 2015
Ivo Vieira Flag of Portugal.svg 3 March 2015 – 18 Jan 2016
Nelo Vingada Flag of Portugal.svg 19 Jan 2016 – 23 May 2016
Paulo César Gusmão Flag of Brazil.svg 1 June 2016 – 19 September 2016
Daniel Ramos Flag of Portugal.svg 22 September 2016 – 7 June 2018
Claúdio Braga Flag of Portugal.svg 12 June 2018 – 26 November 2018
Petit Flag of Portugal.svg 27 November 2018 – 31 May 2018
Nuno Manta Flag of Portugal.svg 4 June 2019 – 11 November 2019
José Gomes Flag of Portugal.svg 14 November 2019 – 27 July 2020
Lito Vidigal Flag of Angola.svg 3 August 2020 – 4 December 2020
Milton Mendes Flag of Brazil.svg 4 December 2020 – 8 March 2021
Julio Velázquez Flag of Spain.svg 11 March 2021 

Presidents

Statistics and records

Recent seasons

SeasonDivPosPldWDLGFGAPtsTop league scorerGoalsTPTLUEL
2010–11 1D 9309813333235 Baba 11 R4 R3 PO
2011–12 1D 5301488413850 Baba 10 QF R3
2012–13 1D 103091110344538 Sami 6 R5 R3 GS
2013–14 1D 63011811404441 Derley 16 R5 R3
2014–15 1D 93412814464544 Maâzou 9 QF RU
2015–16 1D 133410519456335 Dyego Sousa 12 R4 RU
2016–17 1D 634131110343250 Raul Silva 7 R4 R3
2017–18 1D 73413813364947 Joel Tagueu 9 R5 R3 PO
2018–19 1D 113412319264439 Joel Tagueu 8 R4 R3
2019–20 1D 113491213344239 Rodrigo Pinho 9 R3 R3

European competition

As of 24 August 2017. [17]

SeasonCompetitionRoundCountryClubHomeAwayAggregatePUC
1993–94 UEFA Cup 1 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Royal Antwerp 2–20–22–41.0
1994–95 UEFA Cup 1 Flag of Switzerland.svg Aarau 1–00–01–03.0
2 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus 0–11–21–3
1998–99 UEFA Cup 1 Flag of England.svg Leeds United 1–00–11–1 (1–4 p)2.0
2001–02 UEFA Cup Q Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg FK Sarajevo 1–01–02–04.0
1 Flag of England.svg Leeds United 1–00–31–3
2004–05 UEFA Cup 1 Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers 1–00–11–1 (2–4 p)2.0
2008–09 UEFA Cup 1 Flag of Spain.svg Valencia 0–11–21–30.0
2010–11 Europa League 2 Q Flag of Ireland.svg Sporting Fingal 3–23–26–44.0
3 Q Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Bangor City 8–22–110–3
Play-off Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov 1–20–31–5
2012–13 Europa League 3 Q Flag of Greece.svg Asteras Tripolis 0–01–11–1 (a)8.0
Play-off Flag of Georgia.svg Dila Gori 1–02–03–0
Group stage Flag of France.svg Bordeaux 1–10–13rd
Flag of England.svg Newcastle United 0–01–1
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Club Brugge 2–10–2
2017–18 Europa League 3 Q Flag of Bulgaria.svg Botev Plovdiv 2–00–02–02.0
Play-off Flag of Ukraine.svg FC Dynamo Kyiv 0–01–31–3

UEFA club coefficient ranking

As of 14 July 2017. [18]

RankTeamPoints
159 Flag of Ukraine.svg FC Oleksandriya 7.786
160 Flag of Ukraine.svg FC Metalurh Donetsk 7.786
161 Flag of Portugal.svg C.S. Marítimo7.783
162 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Vitesse Arnhem 7.549
163 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Gabala FK 7.525

Other sports

Like many other Portuguese clubs, Marítimo operates several sports teams outside of the football team. Although they are most recognisably successful in professional volleyball (See Marítimo volleyball), the club also field a prominent handball team (See Marítimo handball), a National Championship-winning women's basketball team and a popular futsal team (See Marítimo futsal). Other sports groups within the organisation include athletics, figure skating, fishing, futsal, karate, kart racing, rallying, rhythmic gymnastics, roller hockey, rugby union and swimming.

See also

Notes

  1. From 1922 to 1938, the Portuguese champion was determined in a knock-out competition called Campeonato de Portugal (Championship of Portugal). With the formation of the league, this competition later became the national cup (Portuguese Cup)
  2. Between 1934 and 1972, due to logistical problems and the difficulties of travelling to the mainland, the clubs from the Portuguese islands did not participate in the national championships
  3. Club Sport Marítimo arises in the European rankings in position 144, and in the world ranking in position 246. [2]
  4. Only primary shirt partner shown.

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C.F. União Association football club in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Clube de Futebol União, commonly known as União da Madeira, is a Portuguese football club based in Funchal, Madeira, currently playing in the Campeonato de Portugal. The club was founded on 1 November 1913, thus being one of the oldest football clubs in Portugal. The club's current home stadium is the Campo do Adelino Rodrigues. The club plays in yellow and blue, the official colours of the archipelago of Madeira.

Taça da Liga

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CF Andorinha Portuguese football club

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Campeonato Nacional Feminino

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The 2010–11 Taça da Liga was the fourth edition of the Portuguese Taça da Liga. The first matches were played on 8 August 2010. The final was played on 23 April 2011 at the Estádio Cidade de Coimbra, where Benfica beat Paços de Ferreira 2–1 to win their third title.

Lusitano G.C. Sports club in Portugal

Lusitano Ginásio Clube, MHC, also commonly known as Lusitano de Évora, is a Portuguese sports club based in Évora competing in Serie D of Campeonato de Portugal, third tier of Portuguese football. Founded 11 November 1911 by a group of high school and commercial school youngsters in the house of professor Dâmaso Simões at Rua das Fontes, No. 3 in Évora as Lusitano Académico, it subsequently became Lusitano Futebol and finally Lusitano Ginásio Clube in 1925. The club's home ground is the Campo Estrela in Évora, purchased in 1931.

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Taça de Portugal

The Taça de Portugal is an annual association football competition and the premier knockout tournament in Portuguese football. For sponsorship reasons, it has been known as Taça de Portugal Placard as of the 2015–16 season. Organised by the Portuguese Football Federation since it was first held in 1938, the competition is open to professional and amateur clubs from the top-four league divisions. Matches are played from August–September to May–June, and the final is traditionally held at the Estádio Nacional in Oeiras, near Lisbon. The winners qualify for the Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira and the UEFA Europa League.

The 1938/39 Taça de Portugal was the 1st season of the Taça de Portugal, the premier Portuguese football knockout competition, organized by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). The final was played on 26 June 1939 between Académica de Coimbra and Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

The 1939–40 Taça de Portugal was the 2nd season of the Taça de Portugal, the premier Portuguese football knockout competition, organized by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Académica de Coimbra was the defending champion but lost in the first round to Boavista. The final was played on 7 July 1940 between S.L. Benfica and Belenenses.

The 2013–14 Taça da Liga was the seventh edition of the Taça da Liga, a Portuguese football knockout competition organized by the Portuguese League for Professional Football (LPFP). It was contested by the 33 clubs competing in the 2013–14 Primeira Liga and 2013–14 Segunda Liga, the top two tiers and only professional leagues in Portuguese football. The competition began in July 2013 with first-round matches and concluded on 7 May 2014, with the final at the Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa in Leiria, where Benfica defeated Rio Ave 2–0 to win a fifth Taça da Liga title.

The 2014–15 Taça da Liga was the eighth edition of the Taça da Liga, a Portuguese football cup competition organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP). It was contested by a total of 36 clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football – 18 teams from the 2014–15 Primeira Liga plus 18 non-reserve teams from the 2014–15 Segunda Liga.

The 2015–16 Taça da Liga was the ninth edition of the Taça da Liga, a football cup competition organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP) and contested exclusively by clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football. The competition was sponsored by CTT and, therefore, was known as Taça CTT.

The 2016–17 Taça da Liga was the tenth edition of the Taça da Liga, a football cup competition organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP) and contested exclusively by clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football. The competition was sponsored by CTT and, therefore, was known as Taça CTT for a second season.

The 2017–18 Taça da Liga was the eleventh edition of the Taça da Liga, a football cup competition organised by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP) and contested exclusively by clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football. It began on 23 July 2017 and concluded on 27 January 2018 with the final at Estádio Municipal de Braga in Braga.

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