History: Club Atlético Bella Vista, usually known simply as Bella Vista is an Uruguayan football (soccer) based in Montevideo.
On October 4, 1920, Club Atlético Bella Vista was founded.
In 1981, the club competed the Copa Libertadores de América. The club played in the same group of Peñarol, of Uruguay, and Estudiantes de Mérida and Portuguesa de Acarigua, of Venezuela. The club was eliminated in the first stage of the competition. In 1985, the club competed again the Copa Libertadores. Bella Vista was in the same group of Peñarol, and two Chilean clubs, Colo-Colo and Magallanes. The club was again eliminated in the first stage.
In 1990, Bella Vista won the Uruguayan league, and gained the right to dispute the following year's Copa Libertadores. In the following year, in 1991, the club competed the Copa Libertadores, and was in the same group of Nacional, of Uruguay, and Flamengo and Corinthians, of Brazil. The club finished in the last place of the group. In 1993, in Copa Libertadores, Bella Vista was in the same group of Nacional, of Uruguay, and El Nacional and Barcelona, of Ecuador. After a poor campaign, the club was again eliminated in the first stage. In 1999, the club, after an absence of six years, returned to Copa Libertadores. Bella Vista was in the same group of Nacional, of Uruguay, Estudiantes de Mérida, of Venezuela, and Monterrey, of Mexico. The club finished in third in the first stage, and qualified to the second stage, where they defeated Universidade Católica, of Chile. However, in the quarterfinals, Bella Vista was eliminated by Deportivo Cali, of Colombia. It was the club's best campaign ever in Copa Libertadores.
Titles Primera División Uruguaya: 1990 Segunda División Uruguaya: 1949, 968, 1976 and 1997
History: Central Español Fútbol Club, usually known simply as Central Español is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo.
Together with Peñarol, Central founded F.U.F (Uruguayan football federation) in 1923 after being expelled from A.U.F. The F.U.F even made a parallel Uruguayan national team (dissident to A.U.F) that played several international games based on Peñarol and Central squads. After 3 years of existence the new federation was dissolved and both teams returned to A.U.F.
Titles Segunda División Uruguay 1961 Segunda División Uruguay 1983 Primera División Uruguaya 1984
The colours of Central Español were inspired by the flag of Artigas.
History: Centro Atlético Fénix are a football club from Montevideo in Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan 1st Division. Fénix is one of the most popular and traditional teams of Uruguay's 2nd Division, along with Racing Club de Montevideo, who are their all-time rivals.
The club were founded on July 7, 1916 by a group of young men, they named the club fenix (Phoenix) after the mythological bird. They wear a violet and white kit, they chose the colour violet to represent eternity and white to represent purity.
In 2002 the club qualified to play in Copa Libertadores for the first time, a feat they repeated in 2003, but the club were relegated from the Primera División at the end of the 2005/2006 season.
History: Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. They currently play in the Uruguayan 1st Division. It is considered that Cerro and Rampla are the most popular teams after Peñarol and Nacional.
Titles 2nd division 1946 2nd division 1998
Derby Uruguay's second most popular derby is played between Cerro and Rampla Juniors. There is also a classic supporters rivalry against Peñarol and Nacional.
Football violence On March 11, 2006 Hector da Cunha was fatally stabbed and his 12-year-old son was beaten following Peñarol's 1-0 victory over Cerro. A teenage boy, meanwhile, remained hospitalized with severe injuries after he also was stabbed in the chest by Cerro fans, authorities said.
Da Cunha's killing was the ninth fan death related to soccer since 1957 in Uruguay. But authorities said they have been alarmed by a rash of lesser injuries that have arisen in recent years as police have sought to control rowdy fans.
It is known that the 'Villeros' want to have revenge, so ever since Peñarol - Cerro games are considered dangeorous games in Uruguay
History: Club Nacional de Football is a traditional Uruguayan sports club, best known for its football team, based in Montevideo and founded in May 14, 1899. Three-times Winners of the Copa Libertadores, three-times Winners of the Intercontinental Cup and World Club Champions.
It is the result of an association between the Uruguay Athletic and Montevideo Football Club. Nacional plays in the Uruguayan First Division.
Nacional engages in several sports, but football is by far the most important, a sport in which it has won worldwide recognition. Nacional is a three-time World Champion.
Nacional is the first team in Uruguay and Latin America formed only by natives.
 Official international honours (9) Copa Libertadores de América (3): 1971, 1980, 1988 Intercontinental Cup (3): 1971, 1980, 1988 Copa Interamericana (2): 1972 , 1989 Recopa Sudamericana (1): 1989
 Other international honours (12) Copa Aldao (Copa Río de la Plata) (6): 1916, 1919, 1920, 1940, 1942, 1946 Copa de Honor Cousenier (4): 1905, 1915, 1916, 1917 Cup Tie Competition (2): 1913, 1915
Friendly international honours America
Copa Confraternidad Rioplatense: 1902, 1903, 1908, 1909, 1913, 1917 Copa Campeones del Plata: 1904, 1922 Copa Albion: 1907 Copa Rosario-Montevideo: 1909 Copa Intendencias Municipales del Plata: 1919 Copa Uruguay-Paraguay: 1924 Copa Montevideo-Avellaneda: 1927, 1928 Copa Ciudad de La Plata: 1928, 1971 Copa Embajada de España: 1928 Copa Amistad Nacional-Boca: 1929 Copa Embajada de Perú: 1929 Copa del Atlántico: 1947 Copa Ciudad de Montevideo Internacional: 1953, 1969, 1970, 1978 Campeonato Nocturno Rioplatense: 1938 C. C. Grandes del Río de la Plata: 1938 Copa Triangular Internacional: 1970 Trofeo 2º Carnaval del Fútbol de México: 1971 Copa Colosos del Fútbol: 1976 Torneo Ciudad de León: 1977 Copa Ciudad de Montevideo: 1986, 1987 Copa Bayer: 1986 Copa Mar del Plata: 1989 Copa Mar del Plata: 1998 Copa Conrad de Punta del Este: 2005 Copa Ricard de Punta del Este: 2006 Copa Ricard de Montevideo: 2008 Europe
Copa Teresa Herrera (La Coruña): 1958 Pentagonal Internacional: 1959 Trofeo Ciudad de Valladolid: 1972 Trofeo Costa del Sol (Málaga): 1972, 2006 Trofeo Ciudad de Palma: 1986 Trofeo Ciudad de Albacete: 1987 Asia
Copa Corea del Sur: 1989 Copa China: 1996
2 Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil titles: 1989, 1994
History: Club Atlético Peñarol is a traditional football team in Montevideo, Uruguay, and was founded on 1923. It's a three-time World Champion football club, five-time Copa Libertadores Champion, and a 4 time vice-champion, the most in the history of the Copa Libertadores. Peñarol is considered the most successful team from Latin America, according to CONMEBOL. However, in Uruguay they are always second to the Club Nacional de Football, the team that has won the most international championships in the world.
Peñarol is named after its home neighborhood, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Peñarol's colors are, yellow and black, derive from the colors used in railway signs and barriers. Their biggest rivals are Club Nacional de Football which is also from Montevideo, Uruguay.
National competitions Uruguayan Primera División Amateur Era (9): 1900, 1901, 1905, 1907, 1911 (C.U.R.C.C.), 1918, 1921, 1928, 1929. From 1922 to 1925 the Uruguayan Football was divided in two organisations: Uruguayan Football Association (AUF), recognised by FIFA, and the dissident Uruguayan Football Federation (FUF), of which Peñarol was one of the founders and competed in the three tournaments organised by that federation in 1923, 1924 and 1925 (not finished). Those championships are not recognised by the AUF The "Consejo Provisorio" championship played in 1926 was not played under the regulations of the Uruguayan Football Association, being a joint Uruguayan Championship between all clubs from AUF and FUF when the two organisations merged. In consequence, is not recognised by AUF as a Uruguayan championship. Professional Era (36): 1932, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003. Other National titles: Liguilla (12): 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1994, 1997, 2004. Competencia Tournament (13): 1936, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1964, 1967, 1986. Friendly National titles: Copa de Oro Tournament (1): 1982. Albion Cup (3): 1916, 1917, 1921. ANCAP Cup (1): 1934. Artigas Cup (4): 1909, 1910, 1911, 1996. Centenario de Las Piedras Cup (1): 1930. Comité Patriótico de Las Piedras Cup (1): 1926. Consejo Departamental de San José Cup (1): 1921. Hyundai Cup (3): 1996, 1999, 2004. Major League (1): 1978. Copa Punta del Este (1): 1997. Copa Conrad (1): 2004.
History: Danubio Fútbol Club is a Uruguayan football (soccer) club based in Montevideo. It was founded by the Bulgarian born brothers Miguel and Juan Lazaroff on March 1, 1932 and other youths from the "Republica de Nicaragua" school in Montevideo. The name of the club refers to the Danube river in the major river in Bulgaria.
Famous players from the club are, e.g., Álvaro Recoba, Ruben Sosa, Marcelo Zalayeta, Ruben Olivera, Ruben "Polillita" Da Silva, Javier Chevanton, Fabian Carini, Richard Nuñez, Walter Gargano, Carlos Grossmuller, Edison Cavani, Christian Stuani, international mexican player Nery Castillo played in the youth teams before leaving Uruguay to continue his career in Greece as well as Diego Forlán who also played for a year in the under 19 before joining Argentine club Independiente Avellaneda.
Danubio is the current champion 2006/07 of Uruguay after defeating Peñarol 4-1 in December 2006 to claim the Apertura and also defeating again Peñarol on penalties after a 1-1 draw to claim the 2007 Clausura. Danubio won the Uruguayan title before in the years 1988 and 2004.
Champions of Uruguay 1988 Competencia y Uruguayo 2004 Primera División Uruguaya 2007 Primera División Uruguaya
 Minor Titles Liguilla Pre Libertadores 1983. Primera División Uruguaya Apertura 2001. Primera División Uruguaya Clausura 2002. Primera División Uruguaya Clasificatorio 2004. Primera División Uruguaya Clausura 2004. Primera División Uruguaya Apertura 2006. Primera División Uruguaya Clausura 2007.
History: Defensor Sporting Club is a football (soccer) club in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Founded on March 15, 1913 as Club Atlético Defensor, the name of the club was changed in 1989 to Defensor Sporting Club after a merger with Sporting Club Uruguay. The team plays in the Luis Franzini Stadium. They are a three-time national champion in Uruguay (1976, 1987, 1991).
Titles Primera División Uruguaya 1991 Primera División Uruguaya 1987 Primera División Uruguaya 1976 Segunda División Uruguay 1965 Segunda División Uruguay 1950
History: Liverpool Fútbol Club, usually known simply as Liverpool, is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. The club joined the first division for the first time in 1919. The name was taken after a geography class where the former members of the club were studying the ports of Great Britain, and they decided that "Liverpool" would sound good for a football team.It has been confirmed that they named the soccer team this way. For the 2005-06 season, the away kit changed to a new all red one, thus looking exactly like the English Liverpool football team. Liverpool plays home matches in Estadio Belvedere (Belvedere Stadium), formerly owned by the Montevideo Wanderers.
Honours Liverpool have failed to win any domestic title. They are famously dubbed as the greatest team in the league never to win the title of champions.
They have also never won either of the major cups, they have reached the final of the Torneo Apertura and liguilla, both in 1995 only to be beaten by Club Atlético Peñarol and Defensor Sporting respectively.
History: Club Sportivo Miramar Misiones, usually known simply as Miramar Misiones is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo.Miramar merged with Misiones in the 80s,the home jersey (white-black) is the old Miramar jersey,and the away is that used by Misiones before the merger.The curious part is that Miramar and Misiones were derby rivals,born in the same neighbour. Miramar also merged with Albion previous than to Misiones,in 1976 forming 'Albion Miramar',but this entity just existed 2 seasons.
Titles Segunda División Uruguay 1942 (as Miramar) Segunda División Uruguay 1953 (as Miramar) Segunda División Uruguay 1986
History: Club Atlético Progreso, usually known simply as Progreso is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo.
The club was founded on April 30th, 1917. The team colours are red and yellow striped, emulating the catalonian flag. Their home field is Parque Abraham Paladino with a capacity of 8000 spectators. In 1989 Progreso won the Uruguayan Primera División,Although it must be admitted that the '89 championship was short, the only one in the history of Uruguayan league with just 1 round robin format (13 games), due to a calendar conflict with some national and international cups of that year. Progreso's President at that time was Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, who is now the President of Uruguay. The first kit of progreso was all white with black stripes in the jersey,the second red/black in stripes for their anarkist side,and then they changed to red/yellow because of the flag of Catalonia,because in that time Catalonia was said the place in the world with more anarkists.
Titles Torneo Competencia 1985 Primera División Uruguaya 1989 Segunda División Uruguay 1942 Segunda División Uruguay 1979 Segunda División Uruguay 2006 Tercera División Uruguay 1938, 1939, 1956, 1963, 1975, 1978
History: Rampla Juniors Fútbol Club, usually known simply as Rampla Juniors is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. Rampla's most famous supporter is Natalia Oreiro. Rampla was once called the third "big" (meaning popular or best) of Uruguay's clubs, Peñarol and Nacional being first and second, due to the huge amount of followers and positive results. In 2007, Rampla finished tied in 2nd place with Danubio F.C. in the Uruguayan 1st division. In 2007 there team record was ( 9 wins, 4 draws, and 2 losses, in 15 games ).
Origin and colours Rampla Juniors were founded in the Aduana area,(also the birthplace of River Plate FC),then moved first to the Aguada neighbourhood,and finally,around 1920,to the Cerro neighborhood. Their colours are taken from Fortaleza,a club that existed in the early years of Rampla's stint in the cerro area. Another story is similar to how Boca Juniors supposedly got the idea for their kit colors from a Swedish flag on a ship;It is rumored that Rampla's founders took the red and green from an Italian flag on ship that arrived in Montevideo Bay. It is said that the basketball team C.A Aguada (founded in 1922) took their colours from Rampla Juniors.
Derby Rampla Juniors' archrivals are CA Cerro and theirs is the second biggest rivalry in the country.
Titles Primera División Uruguaya 1927 1927 Squad: Pedro Arispe(Captain), Pedro Aguirre, Enrique Ballestrero, Pedro Cabrera, Julio Nieto y José Magallanes, Juan M. Labraga, Luis Gaitán, Conrado Haeberli, Vital Ruffatti and Conrado Bidegain.
Segunda División Uruguay 1942 Segunda División Uruguay 1980 Segunda División Uruguay 1992
History: Club Atlético River Plate, usually known simply as River Plate, are an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. The club currently play in the Primera División Uruguaya. River is the merge of Olimpia and Capurro, and the kit is that used by River Plate F.C. one of the giants of the amateur era.
River Plate have won the second division title 6 times, this is a national record they share with Sud América
C.A. River Plate's away kit is sometimes sky blue jersey, black shorts and socks. This kit was adopted by the Uruguay national football team in 1910 as a homage to the disbanded River Plate F.C. (four times champions of Uruguay) who defeated the best team of the Americas at the time, the Argentine team Alumni. Thus, the worldwide known "celeste" jersey was taken by the national team from the club away kit. Before 1910 Uruguay wore several jerseys including dark blue, green, striped white and sky blue, similar to that of Argentina among others.
Titles River Plate's highest position was reached in 1992. Osvaldo Canobbio, Fernando Correa, Juan Ramón Carrasco, Luis Diego López and Edgardo Adinolfi were involved in the squad by those times. Nacional won the tittle based on the skills of the notable forward Julio Dely Valdes.
Segunda División Uruguay 1943 Segunda División Uruguay 1967 Segunda División Uruguay 1978 Segunda División Uruguay 1984 Segunda División Uruguay 1991 Segunda División Uruguay 2004
History: Tacuarembó Fútbol Club, usually known simply as Tacuarembó, are an Uruguayan football club based in Tacuarembó. The supporters have a big flag with the legend "Tacuarembó es gardel", referring to the (contested) Uruguayan nationality of the tango singer Carlos Gardel, who apparently (most probably) was born in Tacuarembó. Like the inner-country team Rocha,Tacuarembó is a super merge of several clubs,21,and represents all the department,except Paso de los Toros city