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Club Almagro is a sports club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a professional
football team currently playing in the regionalised 3rd division of Argentine football (Primera B Metropolitana). It was founded on 6 January 1911 in the Almagro neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.
The club still has several sports facilities in Almagro for its members, but the Almagro football stadium is located in 2223 Marcelo T. de Alvear, Jose Ingenieros, Buenos Aires province and has a capacity of 19 000.
Almagro played one year in first division in 1938 after winning the first second division tournament that awarded a promotion. Later the team won the 1968 second division tournament, but had to participate in the Reclasificatorio tournament with first division teams and other second divisioners and didn't won the promotion. The Tricolores played most of the time in second division, a few years in third division, but in 2000 and 2004 they won the promotion to first division, only to be relegated both times after only one season.
Argentine Second Division:
Segunda Division 1937
Primera B 1968
Argentine Third Division:
Primera C 1971
Almagro's official site (Spanish)
Almagro's unofficial page (Spanish)
El sitio de Almagro - El diario tricolor digital (Spanish)
Almagro mi pasion-La pagina del hincha (Spanish)
Almagro de mi vida-La revista tricolor (Spanish)
Azul, Blanco y Negro. Si sos de Almagro, entras (Spanish)
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