Full name Futebol Clube do Porto
From Porto, Portugal
Nickname(s) Dragoes (Dragons), Azuis e brancos (Blue and whites), Os Tripeiros (The Gutters)
Club colours Blue and white striped shirts, blue shorts, blue and white socks
Ground Estadio do Dragao (52,000)
Last season 1st in the Liga Sagres
Manager Jesualdo Ferreira (pictured left)
Helton da Silva Arruda, Beto, Nuno Santo.
Bruno Alves, Rolando Fonseca, Jorge Fucile, Ricardo Dias, Álvaro Pereira, Maicon, Nuno Coelho, David Addy
Tomas Costa, Jose Trindade Raul Meireles, Fernando, Reddy Guarin. Fernando Belluschi. Miguel Lopes. Ruben Micael, Alex, AmorimForwards
Falcao. Mariano Nicolas Gonzalez, Cristian Rodriguez, Hulk, Ernesto Farias, Silvestre Varela, Claro
|European Champions Cup||1987, 2004|
|European Super Cup||1987|
10 FACTS ON FC PORTO
- FC Porto were formed in 1893 by wine trader Antonio Nicolau d’Almeida.
- The club’s first game was against FC Lisbonense.
- They are the most successful club in Portugal, boasting 6 international trophies and 24 Portugese Liga titles.
- Porto are also a leading force in handball and basketball and regularly contend for the national title.
- The Dragoes won the first national competition in the history of Portuguese football when they lifted the Campeonato da Liga in 1934/35.
- In 1999 Porto won the record ‘Penta’ (five successive titles).
- Since 1976 they have never finished below 3rd place.
- The current manager, Jesualdo Ferreira, also spent time in charge of Porto’s fierce rivals Benfica (2001-2003).
- The Portuguese titleholders have conceded 297 goals in UEFA competitions.
- Porto have had 56 shots on goal in this season's Champions League, the highest total in the competition.
Estadio do Dragao - FC Porto