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Encyclopedia > Boavista FC
Boavista FC
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Full name Boavista Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) As Panteras
(The Panthers)
Os Axadrezados
(The Checkereds)
Founded 1903
Ground Estádio do Bessa, Oporto
(Bessa Stadium)
Capacity 28,263
Chairman Portugal João Loureiro
Manager Portugal Carlos Brito
League Liga betandwin.com
2004-05 SuperLiga, 6th
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Boavista Futebol Clube (pron. IPA /boɐ'viʃtɐ/), founded in 1903, is a sports club from Porto, Portugal. Nicknamed Panteras (Panthers) and Axadrezados (literally checkereds), Boavista grew to become Porto's second largest club with sections dedicated to several sports, such as Volleyball, Chess, Gymnastics, Bicycle racing and Futsal (among others), being the most notable the Football section. The trademark of the team are the checkered white and black shirts. Estádio do Bessa, their stadium, was built in 1973 and remodeled in time for the Euro 2004, but plans for renewal already existed. Internally, Boavista grew from a minor team in the 70's to a regular fixture in Europe since then. The first "threat" to the Porto/Benfica/Sporting title domination was in 75-76 under guidance of José Maria Pedroto, when Boavista finished second, achieving the same position later in 98-99. Finally, in 00-01 Boavista won the SuperLiga over rivals FC Porto, but haven't managed to hold the title, finishing second to Sporting. Boavista also won 5 Portuguese cups (74-75, 75-76, 78-79, 91-91 and 96-97) Boavista FCs logo Image by http://www. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... outside photo The Estádio do Bessa (now Estádio do Bessa XXI) is a football stadium located in the Boavista area of Porto, Portugal, used by Boavista FC. Like other stadiums used in Euro 2004, the Bessa is a new ground, but built on top of the old stands... A modern view of the ancient city of Porto, the city that gave the name to the country. ... This is a list of major football (soccer) stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... João Loureiro is the chairman of the Portuguese sports club Boavista FC from Porto. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Liga Betandwin. ... The 2004-05 season saw SL Benfica clinch the SuperLiga Galp Energia title after almost 11 years. ... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links soccer kit with black squares File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... body of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Pronunciation refers to: the way a word or a language is usually spoken; the manner in which someone utters a word. ... IPA may refer to: The International Phonetic Alphabet or India Pale Ale ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... District or region Porto Mayor   - Party Rui Rio PSD Area 41. ... The word Panther has several meanings: Any big cat with the condition known as melanism (causing black fur), see: Black panther Leopard Puma Jaguar Any big cat from the genus Panthera, see: Lion Tiger Leopard Jaguar Codename for Mac OS X v10. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams, separated by a high net, hit a ball back and forth over the net between the teams. ... Chess is an abstract strategy board game for two players. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings and handstands. ... In bicycle racing sports bicycles are used in a competitive way, most often in trials of speed. ... Futsal is the indoor version of association football (soccer) that is officially sanctioned by footballs international governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... outside photo The Estádio do Bessa (now Estádio do Bessa XXI) is a football stadium located in the Boavista area of Porto, Portugal, used by Boavista FC. Like other stadiums used in Euro 2004, the Bessa is a new ground, but built on top of the old stands... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called EURO 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ... Sport Lisboa e Benfica (commonly referred to as simply Benfica, SL Benfica or Benfica Lisbon; pron. ... José Maria Pedroto, born 21 October 1928 in Lamego, Portugal, died 1984 in Porto (cancer) was a proficient footballer and coach. ... Liga Betandwin. ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ...

The Panther is the club symbol and nickname, and this statue is proudly placed near the club shop and bar
The Panther is the club symbol and nickname, and this statue is proudly placed near the club shop and bar

In Europe, Boavista was commonly known as the club with the strange shirts, and achieved moderate success, knocking out Inter Milan and AS Roma in the early 90's. The highlight is still the brilliant UEFA Cup run in 2003, when they were knocked out by Celtic F.C. in the semi-finals in the Estádio do Bessa. The Panther outside Boavistas stadium. ... The Panther outside Boavistas stadium. ... The word Panther has several meanings: Any big cat with the condition known as melanism (causing black fur), see: Black panther Leopard Puma Jaguar Any big cat from the genus Panthera, see: Lion Tiger Leopard Jaguar Codename for Mac OS X v10. ... Internazionale Milano Football Club is an Italian football club based in Milan, Lombardy, which plays in the Serie A. It is more commonly known as Inter, and often named Inter Milan in foreign countries. ... A.S. Roma (Associazione Sportiva Roma) is a Italian football club. ... UEFA Cup logo The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams. ... Celtic Football Club, more commonly referred to simply as Celtic (pronounced sel tik), is based in the Scottish city of Glasgow. ... outside photo The Estádio do Bessa (now Estádio do Bessa XXI) is a football stadium located in the Boavista area of Porto, Portugal, used by Boavista FC. Like other stadiums used in Euro 2004, the Bessa is a new ground, but built on top of the old stands...


The football side has great reputation in Portugal and for many teams they oppose in UEFA competitions for its aggressive and intimidating style, a situation that is changing under the guidance of newly-appointed, attack-oriented coach Carlos Brito.


There is also an intense rivalry with Belenenses and Vitória Guimarães, games between the teams often have problems inside or outside the field. Clube de Futebol «Os Belenenses» is one of the most important and historical Portuguese sports club. ... Vitória Sport Clube is a Portuguese football club based in the city of Guimarães, located 40 km north of Oporto in Portugal. ...


The women's team is one of the strongest, having won several titles in a row during the 90's.


Famous Players

Nuno Gomes was born Nuno Miguel Soares Pereira Ribeiro on 5 July 1976 in Oporto. ... Jerrel Jimmy Floyd FLAPS Hasselbaink (born March 27, 1972 in Paramaribo, Suriname) is a former Dutch international striker. ... João Manuel Vieira Pinto (born 19 August 1971 in Porto, Portugal) is a Portuguese footballer, who made name mostly at domestic level and as a key figure in the Portuguese national teams Golden Generation. ... José Bosingwa (born August 24, 1982) is a football player from Portugal. ... Ricardo scores the decisive penalty in the quarterfinals of Euro 2004 against England Ricardo Pereira, usually referred to simply as Ricardo (full name Ricardo Alexandre Martins Soares Pereira; born February 11, 1976 in Montijo), is a Portuguese football player. ... Carlos Manuel Correia dos Santos (born Moita, 15 January 1958) was a Portuguese football player and a current manager. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: No sources, almost no content; a precis from which one cannot even gleam what sport the subject plays without linking--Fuhghettaboutit 00:19, 29 March 2006 (UTC) If you can address this concern by improving, copyediting, sourcing... Russell Latapy (born 8 August 1968) is a Trinidad and Tobago football player. ... João Manuel Vieira Pinto (born 19 August 1971 in Porto, Portugal) is a Portuguese footballer, who made name mostly at domestic level and as a key figure in the Portuguese national teams Golden Generation. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Erwin Sánchez (born October 19, 1969 in Santa Cruz) is a former Bolivian footballer and a current football manager. ... Armando Gonçalves Teixeira (born September 25, 1976 in Strasbourg, France), known as Petit, is a Portuguese football player. ...

External links

  • Official Site (in Portuguese)


SuperLiga 2005/06

Académica | Belenenses | Benfica | Boavista | Sp. Braga | Estrela da Amadora | Gil Vicente | Marítimo | Nacional | Naval | Paços de Ferreira | Penafiel | Porto | Rio Ave | Sporting | U. Leiria | V. Guimarães | V. Setúbal Liga Betandwin. ... Académica de Coimbra or simply Académica, is formally known as the Associação Académica de Coimbra - Organismo Autónomo de Futebol (AAC-OAF). ... Clube de Futebol «Os Belenenses» is one of the most important and historical Portuguese sports club. ... Sport Lisboa e Benfica (commonly referred to as simply Benfica, SL Benfica or Benfica Lisbon; pron. ... Sporting Clube de Braga (pron. ... Estrela da Amadora is a Portuguese football club based on Amadora, northwest of Lisbon. ... Gil Vicente Futebol Clube (pron. ... Club Sport Marítimo commonly shortened to CS Marítimo and just Marítimo (pron. ... Clube Desportivo Nacional, founded in 1910, is a Portuguese football club, that plays in Funchal, Madeira Islands. ... Naval 1º de Maio is a Portuguese football club based on Figueira da Foz, who was promoted for the first time to the Portuguese SuperLiga in the 2004-2005 season. ... Paços de Ferreira is a Portuguese football club based on Paços de Ferreira, who have won the II Liga three times in the past, the last 2004-2005 season. ... Futebol Clube Penafiel, founded in 1951, is a Portuguese football club, that plays in Penafiel, northern Portugal. ... Futebol Clube do Porto (pron. ... Rio Ave Futebol Clube, founded in 1939, is a Portuguese football club, that plays in Vila do Conde, northern Portugal. ... União Desportiva de Leiria, known simply as União de Leiria is a Portuguese football team that currently plays in the top tier SuperLiga. ... Vitória Sport Clube is a Portuguese football club based in the city of Guimarães, located 40 km north of Oporto in Portugal. ... // History Vitória Futebol Clube, is a Portuguese football club, that plays in Setúbal. ...

Portuguese football by seasons

1990-91 | 1991-92 | 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97
1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-00 | 2000-01 | 2001-02 | 2002-03 | 2003-04
2004-05 | 2005-06 edit The 1998/99 season of the Portuguese First Division began on August 21 and ended on May 30. ... The 1999/2000 season of the Portuguese First Division began on August 20 1999 and ended on May 14. ... The 2003-2004 football season in Portuguese football was clearly dominated by FC Porto. ... The 2004-05 season saw SL Benfica clinch the SuperLiga Galp Energia title after almost 11 years. ...

Football in Portugal Football is the most popular sport in Portugal. ...

Governing Bodies

Professional Clubs Association | Portuguese Football Federation | District Associations
Portugal national football team
Nationwide Competitions
SuperLiga | Liga de Honra | Cup of Portugal | SuperCup
Regional competitions
Second Division | Third Division
Other Competitions
Youth championships | Women's championships | Futsal Categories: Football (soccer) stubs | Football (soccer) governing bodies | Portuguese football ... There are twenty-two district Football Associations in Portugal. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Largest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Worst defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... Liga Betandwin. ... The Portuguese Liga de Honra (League of honour) is the 2nd level football competition of the country. ... The Portuguese Cup or, more correctly, Cup of Portugal (Port. ... The Portuguese SuperCup Cândido de Oliveira (Port. ... The Portuguese Second Division (formerly called Second Division B) is the third level of the Portuguese football league system. ... The Portuguese Third Division is the fourth level of the [[Portuguese football league system. ...


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In the UEFA Cup 1981-82 Boavista FC eliminated Atlético Madrid 5-4.
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