Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes

Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes, or simply Plaza Colonia are a football club from Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan 1st Division.

Plaza Colonia
Full nameClub Plaza de Deportes Colonia
Nickname(s)Patas Blancas
FoundedApril 22, 1917
GroundEstadio Profesor Alberto Suppici
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Capacity12,000
ChairmanRafael González
ManagerMatias Rosa
LeagueUruguayan Primera División
2018Segunda División, 3rd
(Promoted)

History

Plaza are the most successful team from the department of Colonia. They gained their affiliation with AUF in 2000. In 2001 they won promotion to the Primera División Uruguaya and in their debut season they finished in 7th place.

In 2005 the club finally fell to the Second Division after a poor campaign. In 2006 they did not presented to the championship because of a lack of economic resources.

They re-entered official competitions for the 2006–07 season, playing once more in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

Plaza's city rivals are Juventud Colonia, and department derby is against Deportivo Colonia.

In May 2016 they won the Clausura Championship for the first time defeating Peñarol 2-1.

Current squad

As of 7 October 2019

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

No. Position Player
1 GK Luis Cartés (on loan from Peñarol)
3 MF Yvo Calleros
5 MF Matias Caseras
6 DF Santiago Brunelli
7 FW Elías Umeres
8 MF Iván Salazar
9 FW Javier Fernández
10 MF Agustín Miranda
11 FW Marcelo Tabárez
12 GK Nicolás Guirín
13 DF Federico Pérez
14 DF Facundo Kidd
No. Position Player
15 FW Facundo Waller
16 DF Haibrany Ruiz Díaz
19 MF Lucas Ruiz Díaz
20 MF Ezequias Redín
21 FW Franco Acosta (on loan from Villarreal B)
22 MF Javier Sequeyra
23 DF Mario Risso
25 MF Leandro Suhr
26 MF Álvaro Fernández
30 FW Cecilio Waterman
DF Bidari García
FW Nicolás Dibble


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