FC Barreirense

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FC Barreirense
FC Barreirense.svg
Basic data
Surname Futebol Clube Barreirense
Seat Barreiro , Portugal
founding April 11, 1911
Colours Red White
president Maria João Figueiredo
Website fcbarreirense.pt
First soccer team
Head coach PortugalPortugal João Miguel Parreira
Venue Campo da Verderena , Barreiro
Places 2000
league AF Setúbal 1ª Divisão (IV.)
2019/20 2nd place

The Futebol Clube Barreirense is a sports club from the Portuguese city ​​of Barreiro in the Lisbon metropolitan area . The men's soccer team played 24 seasons in the first Portuguese league, the Primeira Liga , most recently in 1979.



FC Barreirense was founded on April 11, 1911. Before the establishment of the Portuguese league, the club was runner-up in 1930 and 1934 and reached the semi-finals two more times. In 1937 he played for the first time in the top Portuguese league, founded in 1934, which was still in trial operation until 1938. In the 1950s, FC Barreirense belonged to the first division for eight consecutive years, while in the 1960s it developed into an elevator team between the first and second division. The club achieved its best placement in the 1969/70 season with a fourth place. The goalkeeper at the time was Manuel Bento , who later became the goalkeeper of the Portuguese national team for many years . With fourth place one qualified for the international competition for the only time. In the last edition of the Messestädte-Pokal 1970/71 they were eliminated in the first round against Dinamo Zagreb . Barreirense won the first leg 2-0, but then lost the second leg 6-1. The club last played in the first division in the 1978/79 season. In the 1980s, you could still hold predominantly in the second division. After that, the qualification for the second-highest division only succeeded in the 2005/06 season and from 2009 the club even played fifth-class for several seasons. For the 2020/21 season, the team will compete in the fourth-class regional league of the Setúbal district .

Personalities (selection)



Other sports

In addition to soccer, basketball is a major sport. The basketball department was Portuguese champion twice in 1957 and 1958 and also won six cups. Well-known former players include Nate Fox and Kamil Novák .

Moreover, chess , gymnastics , kickboxing , swimming and billiards offered.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d Club profile FC Barreirense (English) on wildstat.com .
  2. a b c d History of FC Barreirense (Portuguese) on the official club website . Last accessed: August 4, 2020.
  3. Campeonato de Portugal 1922–1938 at the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation . Last accessed: August 4, 2020.
  4. Player profile Manuel Bento (Portuguese) on the unofficial club website . Last access: August 3, 2020.
  5. 1st round of the trade fair cup 1970/71 on kicker.de . Last accessed: August 4, 2020.
  6. a b c FC Barreirense (English) on national-football-teams.com . Last access: August 4, 2020. Individual seasonal placements can be selected under "Choose Season".
  7. Profile of the basketball team of FC Barreirense (Portuguese) on zerozero.pt . Last accessed: August 4, 2020.
  8. Official website (Portuguese). Last accessed: August 4, 2020.