Club de Fútbol Puebla
is a Mexican football
club based in the city of Puebla
, Mexico, competing in Primera División
. The team's white home jersey features its iconic blue sash, which crosses the chest diagonally from the right shoulder to the waist.
Since 1904 the city of Puebla has practiced football.First in 1904 with club Puebla A.C.
founded by Englishmen
who integrated into the Mexican football league during the amateur era. In 1944 and 1949 Puebla F.C. gained second, third and three fourth-place finishes in league play; in the 1944-45 season they won their first Copa México
, thereby paving the road for one of the great football clubs in Mexico. During the 1953-54 season they managed their second Copa México title. Puebla took home their first league title in the 1982-83 season after defeating Guadalajara
on penalty kicks. A third Copa México was accomplished after the 1987-88 season, and in the 1989-90 season they won both their fourth Copa México and their second league title after beating Universidad de Guadalajara
. This feat (winning both the league and the Copa México championships) earned the team the right to be counted among the exclusive "Campeónísimo" club. In 1991, they defeated Police F.C.
from Trinidad and Tobago
for their first CONCACAF
The team was relegated to Primera A
at the end of the Clausura 2005. The team won the Apertura 2006 tournament in an exciting match against Salamanca
. On May 26, 2007, Puebla won back the right... Read More