FC Santa Coloma

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FC Santa Coloma
Full nameFútbol Club Santa Coloma
Coloma (Dove)
El Don (The Lord or Sir)
Founded1986; 37 years ago (1986)
GroundAndorra Football Federation stadiums
ChairmanAlain Molné Oviedo
ManagerAlbert Jorquera
LeaguePrimera Divisió
2021–22Primera Divisió, 5th
WebsiteClub website

FC Santa Coloma is an Andorran football team from Santa Coloma in the parish of Andorra la Vella. They play in the Primera Divisió. With thirteen titles the club ist the most sucessful in Andorra. Also in the cup (Copa Constitució) they are the most sucessful with ten titels.

History[change | change source]

Fútbol Club Santa Coloma was founded in 1986.[1] Later FC Santa Coloma became one of the founder members of Primera Divisió in 1995.[2]

At the end of 2017 the Spanish La Liga Villarreal CF team announced a collaboration with the Andorran club at basic football level.[3]

FC Santa Coloma in Europe[change | change source]

FC Santa Coloma is the only Andorrian team which one a match in an European competition. It was the first match in the 2007–08 UEFA Cup qualifying round against Maccabi Tel Aviv from Israel. FC Santa Coloma won 1–0 at home. 2014–15 they won in the UEFA Champions League First qualifying round versus FC Banants from Armenia 1–0. In the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round they won 1–0 at home against Valur from Iceland. They lost the away-match 4–0 to Maccabi and 3–0 to Valur, so they were eliminated.

Against Banants they lost the second leg away in Armenia 3–2 and were promoted by the away goals rule.[4] It was the second time an Andorran club won a two-legged tie in Europe after Sant Julià.

Colours and badge[change | change source]

FC Santa Coloma dressed in all white all the seasons since the creation of the Andorran Premier League, alternating the home kit with red or blue. Traditionally the away kit has been all blue and third kit all red. However the original first kit at the beginning of the foundation of the club was blue and gives the nickname of Blues. In the club crest feature the colours of Andorra and the Holy Dove that gives the name of the Santa Coloma d'Andorra town[5] and therefore the name of the club.

Honours[change | change source]

  • Primera Divisió:
    • Winners (13): 1994–95, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16,, 2017–18, 2018–19
  • Copa Constitució:
    • Winners (10): 1991, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2018
  • Supercopa Andorrana:
    • Winners (7): 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2017, 2019

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 9 January 2022

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Spain Spain Adrià Muñoz
3 DF Spain Spain Robert Ramos
4 DF Spain Spain Andreu Ramos
5 DF Spain Spain Eric Ruiz
6 MF Spain Spain Víctor Alonso
7 FW France France Guillaume Lopez
8 MF Spain Spain Carles Coto
10 FW Spain Spain Xavi Puerto
11 DF Spain Spain Enric Pi
12 GK Andorra Andorra Joel Garcia
13 GK Paraguay Paraguay Andrés Benítez
14 FW Spain Spain Virgili
17 MF Spain Spain David Rodríguez
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF Tunisia Tunisia Hamza Ryahi
20 MF Andorra Andorra Luis Blanco
21 DF Spain Spain Javi Morales
22 FW Spain Spain Xiscu Martínez
23 MF Andorra Andorra Roger Nazzaro
23 DF Spain Spain Javi López
DF Portugal Portugal Rui Beja
MF Andorra Andorra Ferrán Muxella
MF Andorra Andorra Marc Pujol
FW Chile Chile Jaime Grondona
FW Andorra Andorra Cristian Martínez
FW Andorra Andorra Josep Maria Tizón

Managers[change | change source]

  • Spain Santos Ilatigo (2006–07)
  • Spain Xavier Roura (2007)
  • Andorra Vicens Marques (2008–10)
  • Spain Xavier Roura (2010–11)
  • Spain Luis Blanco Torrado (2011–13)
  • Andorra Richard Imbernón (2013–18)
  • Spain Marc Rodríguez (2018–20)
  • Spain Albert Jorquera (2020–)

References[change | change source]

  1. "HISTÒRIA – F. C. Santa coloma". Archived from the original on 2019-12-23. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  2. "Competicions : Lliga Nacional de Futbol (1ª divisió)". Faf.ad. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  3. "Fútbol base, amistosos, prioridad en fichajes…éstas son las claves del acuerdo entre Villarreal CF y Vallbanc FC Santa Coloma – la Jugada Financiera". Archived from the original on 2018-03-04. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  4. "Europe's goalscoring goalkeepers". 9 July 2014. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  5. "Iglesia de Santa Coloma – Hotel Andorra Patagonia". Andorrapatagonia.net. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-07-18.

Other Websites[change | change source]