FC Lusitanos

association football club

FC Lusitanos was an Andorran football club from Andorra la Vella. The clubwas founded in 1999 and dissolved in 2020.

Lusitanos
Full nameFutbol Club Lusitanos Andorra
Nickname(s)LFC
Lusitanos (Lusitanians)
Lusos
Founded1999; 23 years ago (1999)
GroundAndorra Football Federation stadiums
ChairmanAntónio da Silva Cerqueira
ManagerJoaquim Ferreira
LeagueSegona Divisió
2019–205th
WebsiteClub website

Lusitanos won their first Primera Divisió title in 2011–12 and the second the following season. The club's name, crest and kit showed its Portuguese identity.

The club's final season was the 2019-2020 season in the Segona Divisió.

HistoryEdit

Futbol Club Lusitanos was founded in 1999. The club played for the first time in the Primera Divisió in 2000–01, after winning the Second Division championship. In 2001–02 they won its first title, the Copa Constitució.[1]

Lusitanos played their first European matches in the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League against the Macedonian club FK Rabotnički.[2] In the following season's tournament, they were beaten at the same stage by Croatian club Varaždin, 6–1 on aggregate.[3]

After the 2011-12 season they played in thethe 2012–13 UEFA Champions League. They were beaten by Maltese champions Valletta 9–1 in the first qualifying round.[4]

They won their second league title in 2013. The team played in the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League versus EB/Streymur of the Faroe Islands. They were knocked out by 7–3.[5]

After finishing fourth in the regular season FC Lusitanos the 2013–14 season ended without international qualificationLeague. They also lost the 2014 Copa Constitució final against Sant Julià.[6]

2014–15 FC Lusitanos became runners-up of the regular league and this qualified the club to the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League. There they played versus West Ham United in the first qualifying round. They lost 0–4.[7][8]

The supporters are mainly Portuguese immigrants in Andorra or Andorran people of Portuguese origin.

HonoursEdit

League historyEdit

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P
2000–01 Primera Divisió 5 20 7 5 8 35 42 26
2001–02 Primera Divisió 5 20 6 4 10 32 39 22
2002–03 Primera Divisió 5 22 12 1 9 63 40 37
2003–04 Primera Divisió 6 20 5 6 9 24 29 21
2004–05 Primera Divisió 6 20 5 2 13 24 48 17
2005–06 Primera Divisió 4 20 9 1 10 30 41 28
2006–07 Primera Divisió 4 20 6 3 11 22 41 21
2007–08 Primera Divisió 4 20 10 1 9 44 29 31
2008–09 Primera Divisió 4 20 10 0 10 39 30 30
2009–10 Primera Divisió 4 20 7 3 10 34 32 24
2010–11 Primera Divisió 3 20 11 5 4 43 20 38
2011–12 Primera Divisió 1 20 11 7 2 48 18 40
2012–13 Primera Divisió 1 20 13 5 2 64 16 44
2013–14 Primera Divisió 4 20 11 2 7 57 20 35
2014–15 Primera Divisió 2 20 12 3 5 53 26 39
2015–16 Primera Divisió 2 20 12 3 5 37 28 39
2016–17 Primera Divisió 4 27 13 9 5 49 30 48
2017–18 Primera Divisió 4 27 13 5 9 59 35 44
2018–19 Primera Divisió 7 27 5 6 16 22 46 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Andorra Copa Constitucio 2001/02".
  2. "UEFA Europa League 2010/11 - History — Matches – UEFA.com". Uefa.com. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  3. "UEFA Europa League 2011/12 - History — Matches – UEFA.com". Uefa.com. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  4. "UEFA Champions League 2012/13 - History — Lusitans – UEFA.com". UEFA.com. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  5. "EB/Streymur 5–1 Lusitans". www.uefa.com. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  6. "Cuarta copa para el Sant Julià". UEFA.com. 25 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  7. "UEFA Europa League 2016 - Lusitans-West Ham – UEFA.com". Uefa.com. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  8. "UEFA Europa League 2016 - West Ham-Lusitans – UEFA.com". Uefa.com. Retrieved 10 July 2015.

Other websitesEdit