The History Of Velez Sarsfield

Discussion in 'Argentina: Clubs' started by Top Dog, May 15, 2007.

  1. Top Dog

    Top Dog New Member

    May 9, 2007
    Could somebody tell me as a Englishman some history about the Velez Sarsfield football club was it founded by Europeans and what does the name Velez Sarsfield mean please tell me anything that you know about the club .....Thank You
  2. bosterosoy

    bosterosoy New Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    In a House
    Named after the 1869 drafter of the Argentine Civil Code Dalmacio Vélez Sársfield

    Founded in 1910
    First participated in amateur top division in 1919
    In Professional era (starting in 1930) it has been relegated only once, in 1941 and came back to top division in 1943

    Most important figure:
    Carlos Bianchi
    -All time leading goal scorer
    -Led them to first title in 1968 as a player
    -Then coached Velez to three league titles in the mid 90s
    -Coached them to '94 Libertadores title, '94 Copa Intercontinental and '96 Copa Interamericana

    League Titles:
    Nacional 1968
    Clausura 1993
    Apertura 1995
    Clausura 1996
    Clausura 1998
    Clausura 2005

    International Titles:
    1994 Copa Libertadores
    1994 Copa Intercontinental
    1996 Copa Interamericana
    1997 Recopa Sudamericana
  3. elciclon

    elciclon New Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    CA San Lorenzo de Almagro
    Nat'l Team:
    belez stands for small team.

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