Deportivo Saprissa

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Saprissa
Full name Deportivo Saprissa, Sociedad Anónima Deportiva
Nickname(s) La S (The "S")
El Monstruo Morado (The Purple Monster)
Foondit 16 July 1935
Ground Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá
Nickname: La Cueva del Monstruo (The Monster's Cave),
San José, Costa Rica
Ground Capacity 23,281
Awner Costa Rica Horizonte Morado
Chairman Juan Carlos Rojas Callán
Manager Costa Rica Rónald González Brenes
League Costa Rican FPD
2014 Verano Regular Season: 1st
Playoffs: Final (Champion)
Current saison

Deportivo Saprissa SAD is a Costa Rican sports club, maistly kent for its fitbaw team. The club is locatit in San Juan de Tibás, San José, an play their hame gemmes at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá. The team's signatur colours are purple (burgundy) an white. The club wis foondit in 1935 an haes competit in the Costa Rican first diveesion syne 1949. The name o the team comes frae ane o the club's main foonders, Ricardo Saprissa. Their main pairtner is a Costa Rican Investment Consortium namit Horizonte Morado (Purple Horizon), componit mainly o Juan Carlos Rojas Callán, Edgar Zurcher, Alberto Raven Odio, an Televisora de Costa Rica. One of the most popular nicknames for the team El Monstruo Morado (The Purple Monster) can be traced back to 1987, when the Costa Rican newspaper Diario Extra gave the team the elk-name durin a derby, acause o the club's enormous follaein. A reporter commentit that the sea o fans in the staunds at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá in Tibás wearin purple, an the tremendous noise they wur generatin, made him feel like he wis "in the presence o a thoosan heidit monster". Saprissa immediately adopted the nickname El Monstruo Morado.

Saprissa is ane o the most successful clubs in Costa Rica haein wan 30 Primera División de Costa Rica championships, includin sax consecutive national titles in the 70s. It staunds as ane the mair successful teams in the CONCACAF region as well, haein wan the CONCACAF Champions' Cup three times - in 1993, 1995, an 2005. Saprissa haes wan five Central American crowns in 1972, 1973, 1978, 1998, an 2003 an aw.

For the period 1 September 2007 tae 31 August 2008 the club wis rankit the 106t best team in the warld bi the International Federation of Football History & Statistics, an organisation recognisit bi FIFA.[1]

Saprissa haes regularly appeared in the CONCACAF Champions Cup feenals in recent decades, wi three first place feenishes an fower runners-up feenishes. Ane o the club's maist notable moments came in 2005 when Saprissa became the seicont club in CONCACAF tae finish third in the FIFA Club Warld Cup thegither wi the Mexican club Nexaca who accomplished it in 2000 (an wur jyned in 2012 bi anither Mexican club, C.F. Monterrey).

The club wis chosen bi the IFFHS as the CONCACAF team o the 20t Century.[2] This event gave Saprissa world wide recognition.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

1952-53, 1953–54, 1957–58, 1962–63, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1997–98, 1998–99, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007-08 Apertura, 2007-08 Clausura, 2008-09 Apertura, 2010 Clausura, 2014 Clausura
  • Costa Rican Short Championships: 8
1997-98 Clausura, 1998–99 Apertura, 1998–99 Clausura, 2003–04 Apertura, 2005–06 Apertura, 2005–06 Clausura, 2006–07 Apertura, 2006–07 Clausura
  • Costa Rican Cup: 1
2013

Internaitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (3): 1993, 1995, 2005
Runners-up (4): 1970, 1973, 2004, 2008
Winners (5): 1972, 1973, 1978, 1998, 2003
Runners-up (7): 1971, 1974, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2007
Runners-up (2): 1993, 1995
  • CONCACAF Central American Champions: 1 appearance
Winners (1): 1970
  • Copa Ricard: 1 appearance
Runners-up (1): 2008
  • US Camel Cup: 1 appearance
Winners (1): 1985
Third Place (1): 2005

Internaitional level[eedit | eedit soorce]

Record versus ither naitions' teams[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2012-01-13

The Concacaf opponents below = Offeecial tournament results: (Plus a sampling of other results)

Opponent Last Meeting G W D L F A PTS +/-
Saudi Arabie Al Ittihad 18 – Dec – 2005 1 1 0 0 3 2 3 +1
El Salvador Alianza 24 – Feb – 2000 16 8 5 3 29 16 26 +13
Mexico América 08 - Feb - 2001 5 0 2 3 8 12 2 -4
Panama Árabe Unido 00 – ??? – 0000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico Atlante 20 – Mar – 2008 2 1 0 1 4 2 3 +2
Spain Atlético Madrid 04 - Aug - 2012 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Colombie Atlético Nacional 03 - Apr - 1997 2 0 1 1 3 4 1 -1
Guatemala Aurora 26 – Nov – 1998 15 6 6 3 25 19 19 +6
Austrick FK Austria Wien 27 – Dec – 1959 3 1 0 2 4 10 2 -6
Argentinae Banfield 12 – Aug – 1974 3 1 1 1 3 5 3 -2
Germany Borussia Dortmund 01 – Oct – 1994 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
Unitit States Chicago Fire 21 – Apr – 2004 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 +1
Unitit States Columbus Crew 29 – Sep – 2009 4 1 2 1 4 3 5 +1
Guatemala Comunicaciones 21 – Dec – 2003 25 11 9 5 38 29 37 +9
Mexico Cruz Azul 20- Oct - 2009 6 1 2 3 5 12 5 -7
Brazil Cruzeiro Esporte Clube 14 - Mar - 1971 2 1 1 0 4 2 3 +2
Uruguay Defensor Sporting 29 - Jan - 2008 1 0 1 0 3 3 1 0
Unitit States D.C. United 09 – Oct – 2008 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 +2
Argentinae Estudiantes de La Plata 26 – Dec – 1965 2 0 2 0 3 3 2 0
El Salvador FAS 3 – Dec – 2004 6 4 2 0 10 4 12 +6
Ingland Fulham 20 - Jul - 2013 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
Brazil Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense 19 - May - 1985 2 0 1 1 2 5 1 -3
Germany Hertha Berlin 09 - Jul - 2005 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 -2
Unitit States Houston Dynamo 09 – Apr – 2008 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 +3
Colombie Independiente Medellín 10 – Sep – 1996 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 +1
Mexico Club León 16 – Aug – 1998 3 1 2 0 4 2 5 +2
Ingland Liverpool 15 – Dec – 2005 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 -3
Unitit States Los Angeles Galaxy 08 – Mar – 2006 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 +1
El Salvador Luis Ángel Firpo 21 – Jul – 1999 4 2 1 1 7 4 6 +3
Israel Maccabi Haifa F.C. 20 – Apr – 1959 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 +1
Mexico Monarcas Morelia 19 - Mar - 2002 2 1 0 1 1 2 3 -1
Mexico Monterrey 28 – Sep – 2010 4 0 3 1 5 6 3 -1
Honduras Motagua 07 – Dec – 2007 15 9 5 1 24 7 24 +17
Guatemala Municipal 12 – Sep – 2001 21 7 10 4 22 16 27 +6
Uruguay Nacional Montevideo 30- Jan - 2008 3 0 3 0 3 3 3 0
Mexico Necaxa 28 - Sep - 1999 3 0 2 1 3 4 2 -1
Paraguay Olimpia 28 - Jan - 2008 2 1 1 0 5 3 4 +2
Honduras Olimpia 03 – Mar – 2011 15 9 2 4 27 19 25 +8
Mexico Pachuca 19 – Mar – 2008 4 1 1 2 5 6 4 -1
Uruguay C.A. Peñarol 08 – Jan – 2007 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Mexico Puebla 02 – Sep – 1993 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 0
Mexico UNAM 11 – May – 2005 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 +1
Argentinae Racing Club de Avellaneda 09 - Feb - 1975 5 1 2 2 7 9 4 -2
Honduras Real España 20 – Nov – 1998 8 3 1 4 10 10 7 0
Nicaragua Real Estelí 23 – Aug – 2006 7 6 1 0 16 3 0 +19
Spain Real Madrid 08 – Aug – 1961 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 -2
Panama San Francisco 00 – ??? – 0000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil Santos FC 18 - Feb - 1972 4 0 1 3 8 16 1 -8
Unitit States Seattle Sounders FC 10 – Oct– 2010 2 2 0 0 4 1 6 +3
Switzerland Sion 09 – Jul – 2010 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 +1
Fraunce Sochaux 11 – Jul – 2010 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic Sparta Prague 08 - Jul - 2005 2 0 1 1 3 5 1 -2
Unitit States Sporting Kansas City 16 – Mar – 2005 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 +1
Australie Sydney FC 12 – Dec – 2005 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 +1
Panama Tauro 15 – Aug – 2001 3 2 1 0 6 2 6 +4
Mexico Toluca 29 - Mar - 2006 3 1 1 1 4 5 4 -1
Chile Club Deportivo Universidad Católica 23 - Jul - 2011 6 3 0 3 10 12 9 -2
Totals

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

http://www.rsssf.com/tabless/saprissa-intl.html http://www.rsssf.com/tablesf/fraternidad.html#71 http://www.rsssf.com/tablesc/ca2.html http://www.rsssf.com/tablesc/ca1.html http://www.rsssf.com/tablesu/uncaf-club.html

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]