is a football
club in Rosario
in Santa Fe Province
which currently plays in Primera C Metropolitana
, the regionalised fourth level of the Argentine Football Association
The club was founded in 1906 by a group of railway workers and named after the Córdoba Central Railway
that ran from Buenos Aires
, through Rosario
The club played two seasons in the Primera División
and in 1958 it finished 10th in a league of 16 teams. The following season Central Córdoba finished 16th and the last was relegated.
The history of Central Córdoba is formed by great players who helped to build the prestige of the club: The nickname the "Charrúas" was born from a misspell, when the journalist Alejandro Berrutti wrote an article in "La Nota" (a satirical newspaper printed in Rosario) and wrongly named "Arturo Charrúa" to Arturo Charra, the manager who represented Central Córdoba in Rosario Football League. This mistake has remained as the most popular nickname for Central Cordoba since then, such as the Club and players as its supporters too.
Some of the most highlighted footballers were Gabino Sosa (who gave his name to the stadium), Vicente De la Mata
- who spent most of his career in Independiente
-, and the great Tomás "El Trinche" Carlovich, who has been recognized by Diego Maradona
and José Pekerman
as best Argentinean football players ever. Carlovich's legend rose during... Read More