SL Benfica

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Basic Information

Official Name: SL Benfica

President: Luis Filipe Vieira

Secretary: Shéu Han

Press Officer: Ricardo Maia

Coach: Fernando Santos

Address: Avenida General Norton de Matos 1500-313 Lisboa, Portugal

Telephone: +351 21 721 9555

Fax: +351 21 721 951

E-mail: acv@slbenfica.pt

Website: www.slbenfica.pt

Alternative Uniform:

Uniform: red/ white

Achievements

European Champions Clubs' Cup winner: 1961, 1962

Iberian Cup winner: 1984

Latin Cup winner: 1950

Portuguese First League Championship winner: 1936, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1994, 2005

Portuguese Championship (predecessor of Portuguese Cup) winner: 1930, 1931, 1935

1910: New president: Alfredo Alexandre Luís da Silva

Portuguese Super Cup winner: 1981, 1986, 1990, 2006

Portuguese Cup winner: 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, 1996, 2004

Cup "Ribeiro dos Reis" winner: 1964, 1966, 1971

History

1908: Foundation of SL Benfica (as a merger of Sport Lisboa, founded in 1904, and Grupo Sport Benfica), President: João José Pires, New manager: Cosme Damião

1911: New president: António Nunes de Almeida Guimarães

1912: New president: José Eduardo Moreira Sales

1913: New president: Dr. Alberto Lima

1915: New president: Dr. José Antunes dos Santos Júnior

1916: New president: Félix Bermudes, New president (later that year): Dr. Nuno Freire Themudo

1917: New president: Bento Mântua

1926: New president: Engº Alberto Silveira Ávila de Melo, New manager: António Ribeiro dos Reis

1929: New manager: Arthur John

1930: New president: Félix Bermudes, Portuguese Championship winner

1931: New president: Manuel da Conceição Afonso, Portuguese Championship winner, New manager: António Ribeiro dos Reis

1933: New president: Vasco Rosa Ribeiro

1934: New manager: Vitor Gonçalves

1935: New manager: Lippo Hertzka, Portuguese Championship winner

1936: New president: Manuel da Conceição Afonso, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1937: Portuguese First League Championship winner

1938: New president: Capitão Júlio Ribeiro da Costa, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1939: New president: Dr. Augusto da Fonseca Júnior, New manager: János Biri

1940: Portuguese Cup winner

1942: Portuguese First League Championship winner

1943: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1944: Portuguese Cup winner

1945: New president: Félix Bermudes, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1946: New president: Manuel da Conceição Afonso

1947: New president: Brig. João Tamagnini de Sousa Barbosa New manager: Lippo Hertzka

1948: New manager: Edward Smith

1949: New president: Dr. Mário Lampreia de Gusmão Madeira, Portuguese Cup winner

1950: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Latin Cup winner

1951: Portuguese Cup winner

1952: New President: Joaquim Ferreira Bogalho, New manager: Alberto Zozaya, Portuguese Cup winner

1953: New manager: António Ribeiro dos Reis, Portuguese Cup winner

1954: New manager: José Valdivieso, New manager: Otto Glória

1955: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1957: New president: Engº Maurício Vieira de Brito, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1959: New manager: Béla Guttmann, Portuguese Cup winner

1960: Portuguese First League Championship winner

1961: European Champions Clubs' Cup winner, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1962: New president: Dr. António Carlos Cabral Fezas Vital, New manager: Fernando Riera, European Champions Clubs' Cup winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1963: New manager: Lajos Czeizler

1964: New President: Adolfo Vieira de Brito, New manager: Elek Schwartz, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner, Cup "Ribeiro dos Reis" winner

1965: New president: Dr. António Catarino Duarte, New manager: Béla Guttman, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1966: New president: José Ferreira Queimado, New manager: Fernando Riera, Cup "Ribeiro dos Reis" winner

1967: New manager: Fernando Cabrita, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1968: New President: Adolfo Vieira de Brito, New manager: Otto Glória, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1969: New Name: Dr. Duarte António Borges Coutinho, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1970: New manager: Jimmy Hagan, Portuguese Cup winner

1971: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Cup "Ribeiro dos Reis" winner

1972: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1973: New manager: Fernando Cabrita, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1974: New manager: Milorad Pavi%u0107

1975: New manager: Mário Wilson, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1976: New manager: John Mortimore, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1977: Portuguese First League Championship winner

1979: New manager: Mário Wilson

1980: New president: José Ferreira Queimado, New manager: Lajos Baróti, Portuguese Cup winner

1981: New president: Fernando Martins, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner, Portuguese Super Cup winner

1982: New manager: Sven-Göran Eriksson, Portuguese Cup winner

1983: Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1984: New manager: Pál Csernai, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Iberian Cup winner

1985: New manager: John Mortimore, Portuguese Cup winner

1986: Portuguese Cup winner, Portuguese Super Cup winner

1987: New manager: Ebbe Skovdahl, New manager: Toni (António José Conceição Oliveira), New president: João Maria dos Santos Júnior, Portuguese First League Championship winner, Portuguese Cup winner

1989: New manager: Sven-Göran Eriksson, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1990: Portuguese Super Cup winner

1991: Portuguese First League Championship winner

1992: New manager: Tomislav Ivi%u0107, New manager: Toni (António José Conceição Oliveira), New president: Jorge Artur Rego de Brito

1993: Portuguese Cup winner

1994: New manager: Artur Jorge, New president: Manuel Damásio Soares Garcia, Portuguese First League Championship winner

1995: New manager: Mário Wilson

1996: New manager: Paulo Autuori, Portuguese Cup winner

1997: New manager: Manuel José, New manager: Mário Wilson, New manager: Graeme Souness, New president: Dr. João A. de Araújo Vale e Azevedo

1999: New manager: Jupp Heynckes

2000: New manager: José Mourinho, New manager: Toni (António José Conceição Oliveira), New president: Dr. Manuel Lino Rodrigues Vilarinho

2002: New manager: Jesuado Ferreira, New manager: José Antonio Camacho

2003: New president: Luís Filipe Vieira, October 25: New Stadium: Estádio da Luz

2004: New manager: Giovanni Trapattoni, Portuguese Cup winner

2005: New manager: Ronald Koeman

2006: New manager: Fernando Santos

2007: New manager: José Antonio Camacho

2008: New manager: Fernando Chalana, New manager: Quinque Sánchez Flores

2009: New manager: Jorge Jesus

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