is a professional soccer
team of the Colombian
city of Pereira
. Founded in 1944, its traditional colors are red and yellow. It plays in the Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas
Deportivo Pereira is the only professional team in the department of Risaralda
where there are also several boxes of the First C seeking promotion to the B.
In the season 1949
, Deportivo Pereira made its debut in Colombian Professional Soccer
, replacing University, founded in club Bogota
, but last season they had played in the 'Pearl of Otún'.
In more than fifty years has never been champion of the first division, reaching four third places in their best presentations. The last of it, in 1974. Although the team most remembered was the 1982 led by Gilberto Osorio, and that alignment was based on Oscar Hector Quintabani, "mouse" Echeverri, Victor Longo, Viáfara Henry, Gilberto Cabrera, Farid Perchy, Sergio Close, Toro, Benjamin "Mincho" Cardona, Emilio Eduardo Vilaretey Jairo 'Chiqui' Aguirre. Archer alternate Reynel Ruiz, in the middle Manzi, Ponciano Castro and Abel Augusto Lobatón forward, Hernan "gunman" Villa, Ivan Dario "chumin" Castaneda, came to the final octagonal Santin and Uruguay. Missing a few dates, in a grim night as local criminal him shortcut 2 miles from the archer Vivaldo, lost 0-1, which would have been able to classify the Libertadores Cup and still contesting the championship. At the end finish 4th.
In 1991 the... Read More