Mirassol Futebol Clube

Mirassol
Mirassol.jpg
Full name Mirassol Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Leão da Alta Araraquense (Araraquense Highway Lion)
Founded 1925
Ground Municipal José Maria de Campos Maia
(Capacity: 14,534)
Chairman Edson Antonio Ermenegildo
Manager Pintado
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
Home colours
Away colours

Mirassol Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Mirassol is a Brazilian football club from Mirassol, São Paulo state.

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History

On November 9, 1925, the club was founded [1] as Mirassol Esporte Clube. [2]

In 1960, another club was founded in the same city, Grêmio Recreação Esporte Cultura Mirassol. Both clubs became rivals until 1963, when they were disputing São Paulo State Championship Third Level. [2]

In 1964, Mirassol Esporte Clube and Grêmio Recreação Esporte Cultura Mirassol (usually nicknamed GREC) fused, and the new club was named Mirassol Atlético Clube. [2]

In 1982, Mirassol Atlético Clube folded, and the club was then renamed to Mirassol Futebol Clube. [3]

In 1997, Mirassol won its first title, the São Paulo State Championship Third Level, beating União Barbarense, Olímpia, and São Caetano in the final four group stage. [4]

In 2007, the club finished in second in its group in the São Paulo State Second Level semifinal stage, thus being promoted for the first time in club's history to São Paulo State Championship Top Level. [5]

Achievements

  • São Paulo State Championship Third Level: 1997

Stadium

The club's home matches are usually played at Municipal José Maria de Campos Maia stadium, [6] which has a maximum capacity of 14,534 people.[7]

Club colors, mascot and nickname

Mirassol's colors are yellow and green. [6]

The club's mascot is a lion. [3]

Leãozinho, meaning Little Lion, is Mirassol's nickname. [2]

Current squad

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

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Matheus
Brazil DF Alex Silva
Brazil DF Vando
Brazil MF Wendel
Brazil MF Gilsinho
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Roberto Jacaré
Brazil FW Serginho
Brazil FW Wellington
Brazil FW Tiago Cavalcanti
Brazil FW Henrique

Famous players

Bolivia
Brazil
Japan

References

  1. ^ (Portuguese) Mirassol Futebol Clube at Arquivo de Clubes
  2. ^ a b c d Especial Placar – 500 Times do Brasil, São Paulo: Editora Abril: 2003.
  3. ^ a b Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 – Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  4. ^ 1997 Campeonato Paulista Third Level at RSSSF
  5. ^ (Portuguese) Guarani e Mirassol conquistam acesso à Série A do Paulista – Folha Online
  6. ^ a b (Portuguese) Mirassol Futebol Clube at Times Brasileiros
  7. ^ (Portuguese) Estádio Municipal José Maria de Campos Maia at Templos do Futebol

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