F.C. Penafiel

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F.C. Penafiel
F.C. Penafiel logo.png
Full nameFutebol Clube de Penafiel
Nickname(s)Rubro-Negros (Red-and-black)
Founded8 February 1951;73 years ago (8 February 1951)
Ground Estádio Municipal 25 de Abril, Penafiel
PresidentAntónio Gaspar Dias
Head coach Hélder
League Liga Portugal 2
2022–23 Liga Portugal 2, 12th
Website Club website

Futebol Clube de Penafiel (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨnɐfiˈɛl,pe-] ) is a Portuguese football club founded on 8 February 1951 [1] and based in the city of Penafiel. [2]


Brief history

Estadio 25 Abril during a match in the 2013-14 season. FC Penafiel Estadio 25 Abril.jpg
Estádio 25 Abril during a match in the 2013–14 season.

Penafiel first reached the first division in 1980–81, first lasting two seasons. They also played there from 1983 to 1986, 1987–92 and 2004–06.

In 2007–08, the club played in the second level, and eventually were relegated to the third after finishing second from bottom.

They made the semifinals of the Taça de Portugal in 1985–86, the furthest they've gone in the competition.

In 2013–14, Penafiel finished 3rd in Segunda Liga and reached Primeira Liga for the first time in 8 years, but finished 18th in 2014-15 and were relegated to Segunda Liga again in 2015–16.

League and cup history

SeasonPos.Pl.WDLGSGAP Cup League Cup Notes
1979–802DN13014133431941Round 5Promoted
1980–81 1D103011514273827Round 2
1981–82 1D13309516203723Quarter-finalRelegated
1982–832DN1Round 3Promoted
1983–84 1D13307716185521Round 2
1984–85 1D103071112254225Round 4
1985–86 1D153041016163818Semi-finalRelegated
1986–872DN23012135372537Round 4Promoted
1987–88 1D1038101810364538Quarter-final
1988–89 1D1538101315323933Round 2
1989–90 1D15349817245026Round 4
1990–91 1D153812917345133Round 5
1991–92 1D173471116304725Quarter-finalRelegated
1992–93 2H143412616354830Round 6
1993–94 2H153412418304528Round 3
1994–95 2H103413615414632Round 4
1995–96 2H63415712524452Quarter-final
1996–97 2H53413129382951Round 4
1997–98 2H5341789634859Round 6
1998–99 2H93411149564947Round 5
1999–00 2H63414146523356Round 4
2000–01 2H53417710453158Round 6
2001–02 2H143491114273838Round 5
2002–03 2H143412517384041Round 4
2003–04 2H3342077433561Round 5Promoted
2004–05 1D113413417395343Round 6
2005–06 1D18342923216115Round 4Relegated
2006–07 2H83010119232741Round 4
2007–08 2H15307815283929Round 5Group StageRelegated
2008–09 2DS1221552311350Round 3Promoted
2009–10 2H73010119353441Round 3Round 1
2010–11 2H12309912374436Round 2Second Group Stage
2011–12 2H83010812333638Round 4Second Group Stage
2012–13 2942161214484460Round 3First Group Stage
2013–14 234218195472473Quarter-finalSecond Group StagesPromoted
2014–15 118345722296922Round 5Round 2Relegated
2015–16 21246132211494661Round 5Round 2
2016–17 254218915565563Round 5Round 2
2017–18 2538171110554362Round 2Round 1
2018–19 283413615494845Round 4Round 1
2019–20 215246108232428Round 3Round 3 (Group Stages)
2020-21 2734121012424246Round 3
2021-22 273414911383851Round 4Round 3 (Group Stages)

Last updated: 20 September 2022
Div. = Division; 1D = Portuguese League; 2H = Liga de Honra; 2DS/2DN = Portuguese Second Division
Pos. = Position; Pl = Match played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lost; GS = Goal scored; GA = Goal against; P = Points



Current squad

As of 19 July 2024 [3] [4]

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

4 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR João Miguel ( captain )
5 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Bruno Pereira
8 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Reko
9 FW Flag of Cape Verde.svg  CPV Hélder Suker
10 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Jota Silva
13 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Edu Pinheiro
15 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR João Silva
17 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Gabriel Barbosa
19 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Chico Teixeira
21 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Diogo Batista
26 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Diogo Brito
30 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR André Silva
31 GK Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg  GNB Manuel Baldé
44 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Rúben Pereira
68 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Maga
73 GK Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Filipe Ferreira
75 DF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Robinho
99 FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Pedro Vieira
GK Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Miguel Oliveira
DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Gustavo Fernandes
MF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Neto
FW Flag of Portugal.svg  POR Zé Leite

Coaching history

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