Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield

Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield[1] is a sports club based in the Liniers neebourheid o wastren Buenos Aires, Argentinae. Vélez is best kent for its fitbaw team, that plays in the Argentine Primera División, the top level o the Argentine league seestem. Vélez haes wan the Argentine Primera División ten times, an haes wan five internaitional cups an aw (includin baith the Copa Libertadores an the Intercontinental Cup). The club's hame stadium is the Estadio José Amalfitani, in the burgh o Liniers. Baith the club an its stadium are elk-namit el Fortín (in Scots: "the Smaw Fort"), while its fans are cried Fortineros ("Fowk frae the smaw fort").

Vélez Sarsfield
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Full nameClub Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
Nickname(s)El Fortín ("The Fort")
Foondit1 Januar 1910; 111 years ago (1910-01-01)
GroundEstadio José Amalfitani
Liniers, Buenos Aires, Argentinae
Ground Capacity49 540
ChairmanSergio Rapisarda
ManagerGabriel Heinze
LeaguePrimera División
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  1. "Datos – Nombre completo" (in Spanish). Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield. Retrieved 27 October 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Argentina: Fourth level champions 1905-2008/09", RSSSF
  3. Campeones de Cuarta División – AFA website

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