Santos Laguna

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Santos Laguna
Full nameClub Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V.
Nickname(s)Guerreros (Warriors) Laguneros (Harriers) Verdiblancos (The Green-and-Whites) Albiverdes (The White-and-Greens)
FoundedSeptember 4, 1983
GroundEstadio Corona
Torreón, Coahuila
Ground Capacity30,000[1]
OwnerOrlegi Deportes
ChairmanAlejandro Irarragorri
ManagerPedro Caixinha
LeagueLiga MX
Apertura 20132nd (Semifinal)

Club Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V. (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsantos laˈɣuna]) commonly known as Santos Laguna or Santos, is a Mexican professional football club. They represent Comarca Lagunera, which includes Torreón, Gómez Palacio, and Lerdo. Santos Laguna currently plays in the Liga MX. The club started in 1982. They reached Mexico's top division in 1988 after buying the franchise belonging to the Ángeles de Puebla. They have won five league championship titles and the Apertura 2014 Copa MX.

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

Invierno 1996, Verano 2001, Clausura 2008, Clausura 2012, Clausura 2015
Runner-up (5): 1993–94, Verano 2000, Bicentenario 2010, Apertura 2010, Apertura 2011
Apertura 2014
2004

International[change | change source]

Runner-up (2): 2011–12, 2012–13

Friendly[change | change source]

  • Torneo Fútbol Tres: 1994.
  • Copa Corona: 2000.
  • Copa Gobernador Cero Marginación (2): 2006, 2008.
  • Trofeo Centenario de Torreón: 2007.
  • Copa Xango: 2008.
  • Trofeo IPN 75 Aniversario: 2011.
  • Copa Centenario Real Club España: 2012.
  • Trofeo Bandera Nacional: 2013.
  • Trofeo IMSS 70 aniversario: 2013.
  • Trofeo UANL 80 aniversario: 2013.

Distintions and awards[change | change source]

  • FMF Golden Soccerball for Champion Team (2): Clausura 2008,[2]Clausura 2012[3]
  • FMF Golden Soccerball for First place Team (2): Apertura 2007, Clausura 2012
  • Fair Play FMF Golden Soccerball (1): Clausura 2005,
  • Brand of the Year 2012[4]

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