San Martín de San Juan

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San Martín (San Juan)
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Full nameClub Atlético San Martín
Nickname(s)Verdinegro, Santo
Founded27 September 1907; 111 years ago (1907-09-27)
GroundEstadio Ingeniero Hilario Sánchez, San Juan, Argentina
Capacity16,500[1]
ChairmanPablo Slavutzky
ManagerRuben Darío Forestello
LeaguePrimera División
2017–1818th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Club Atlético San Martín, mostly known as San Martín de San Juan, is an Argentine football club from the city of San Juan. The team currently plays in the Primera División, the first division of the Argentine football league system.

History

Before 2015, San Martín had only played four seasons in the Argentine top flight. Its first appearance was in the 1970 Nacional championship, finishing bottom of the group after winning only four of 20 games. It again played in the Argentine First Division in the 2007/8 season. The squad gained the promotion to the first division for the third time during the 2010–11 season, after beating Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 1–0 and later 1–1 on aggregate in the play-off for the second automatic promotion place. The team was relegated during the 2013 Torneo Final.

San Martín has played in the Argentine First Division since 2015, when the tournament was expanded to include 30 teams. It avoided relegation by placing 17th in the 2015 season, 13th in the 2016 season and 22nd in the 2016/17 season.

It currently plays most matches in the Hilario Sánchez stadium in Concepción, which has capacity for 19,000 spectators. It sometimes plays major games (notably against Boca Juniors and River Plate) in the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, which has capacity for 25,000 spectators.

Players

Current squad

As of 8 October 2018.[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Luis Ardente
2 Argentina DF Francisco Mattia
3 Argentina DF Facundo Erpen
4 Argentina DF Gonzalo Prósperi
5 Argentina MF Marcos Gelabert
6 Argentina DF Arián Pucheta
7 Argentina FW Nazareno Solís (on loan from Boca Juniors)
8 Argentina MF Matías Fissore
9 Argentina MF Daniel Opazo (on loan from Newell's Old Boys)
10 Argentina MF Claudio Mosca
11 Argentina FW Pablo Magnín
12 Argentina GK Leonardo Corti
13 Argentina GK Facundo Désima
14 Argentina MF Zacarías Morán (on loan from River Plate)
15 Argentina MF Matías Sánchez
16 Uruguay DF Alex Silva
No. Position Player
17 Uruguay DF Gianni Rodríguez
18 Argentina DF Juan Rodríguez (on loan from Fénix)
19 Argentina DF Jonatan Goitía
20 Argentina FW Gonzalo Castillejos
21 Argentina MF Hernán Da Campo (on loan from Rosario Central)
22 Argentina MF Fernando Brandán
23 Argentina FW Martín Bravo
25 Argentina DF Federico Milo (on loan from Arsenal de Sarandí)
26 Argentina MF Francisco Grahl
27 Argentina FW Gustavo Villarruel
28 Argentina DF Francisco Álvarez
30 Argentina MF Diego Cardozo
32 Argentina MF Franco Cristaldo (on loan from Boca Juniors)
33 Paraguay FW Pablo Palacios Alvarenga
35 Argentina MF Nicolás Pelaitay
Argentina DF Maximiliano Algañaraz

Managers

References

  1. ^ http://www.estadiosdeargentina.com.ar/2014/04/estadio-de-san-martin-de-san-juan.html
  2. ^ "San Martín squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 October 2018.

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