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Corporación Deportiva Everton de Viña del Mar

Full name Everton de Viña del Mar S.A.D.P.
Nickname(s) Los oro y cielo (The gold and sky)
Ruleteros (Roulette players)
Los del Cerro
Founded 24 June 1909
Ground Estadio Sausalito
Viña del Mar, Chile
Ground Capacity 22,000
Chairman Antonio Bloise
Manager Víctor Hugo Castañeda
League Primera División
2013 Transición 6th
Home colours
Away colours

Everton de Viña del Mar is a Chilean football club based in the city of Viña del Mar.

The club was founded 24 June 1909 after a group of Anglo-Chilean teenagers formed a football club and named it after the English team Everton that had just made a pioneering visit to South America.

The club are nicknamed "Ruleteros" or the roulette players in English, after Viña del Mar's status as a gambling resort.

Everton is Chile's sixth most successful team, having won the national title 4 times, an achievement shared with both Audax Italiano and Magallanes. Additionally, it is the second most successful team, outside Santiago de Chile, behind Cobreloa of Calama.

The club's home stadium is the 18,037 capacity Estadio Sausalito, while its biggest rival is Santiago Wanderers. In the meetings between the two clubs, Everton won 55 times and lost 45 times.


Foundation and Amateur Era

On 24 June 1909, a group of immigrants of England led by David Foxley decided to founded in Cerro Alegre of Valparaíso and sports club giving the name of Everton Football Club. The choice of this name is still to this day a mystery, although there are various theories. Among them, the commonly accepted is that this was chosen in honor of the namesake club in the city of Liverpool, which was, by then, making a tour of Argentina. Another version says the name of a toffee at the time. The first president was Francisco Boundy, while David Foxley was appointed honorary chairman. In 1950 the club was renamed to Everton de Viña del Mar.

The first match played was against Graphie F.C. and the starting lineup was compossed by Arturo Foxley as the goalkeeper, Percy Holmes and Francisco Boundy as the defenders; Alberto González, Hugo Boundy and Carlos González as the midfielders and finally J. Escobar, A. Aravena, David Foxley, V. Estay and Malcolm Frazer as the strikers.

Originally the club, was a compendium of different sports, the most importants are track and field, human swimming, badminton, rugby, gymnastics, basketball and football.

Everton first championship participation was the 1912 amateur championship of the Liga de Valparaíso.

The Golden age

Everton's first championship win was in 1950 with the Argentine coach Martín García, the club was disputed tie-breaker play-off or a final play-off on 14 January 1951, this match was against Unión Española in a 1-0 away win with the goal scored by René Meléndez in the Estadio Nacional de Chile with 45.000 espectators.

In 1951, Everton finished in the fourth position of the tournament behind Audax Italiano with 5 points. In the Next Year, Everton was champion of the Chilean First Division with the coach Martín García, winning to Audax Italiano in a 4-0 home win, with the absence of two weeks. In the champion squad the most prominent players were José María Lourido, Elías Cid and René Meléndez, top-scorer of the tournament with 30 goals. In this period the club also won against important clubs of South America, the most recorded match was against the Argentine club Independiente de Avellaneda, in a 5-0 home win at Estadio El Tranque with 12.000 spectators.

The performance of the club began to decline, for instance in 1953 when Everton finished fourth position in the table or in 1954 when Everton finished in twelfth position in the table. Before a brief rebound in 1955, Everton only occupied a secondary finish in the 1950s in a discrete eighth position.


After many years of revolving between the Primera División and the 2nd tier the club finally clinched their third Primera División championship in the 1976 Primera División under the guidance of manager Pedro Morales. They have won the 2nd division championship on two occasions, the first in 1974 and most recently in 2003. The club has played in 2 Copa Libertadores tournaments, the first came in 1977 after their Primera División 1976 championship.

In Torneo Apertura 2007 the club ended in 12th position, but in the Torneo Clausura the club made the worst campaign in its history ended in last position (21st).

In the Torneo Apertura 2008 Everton was proclaimed champion of the tournament, with a 3-2 aggregate result against Colo-Colo in Estadio Sausalito. In the first leg Everton lost 2-0 away at the Estadio Monumental David Arellano with goals by Lucas Barrios and Gonzalo Fierro but in the second home leg at the Estadio Sausalito Everton won 3-0 with two goals by Ezequiel Miralles and one from Jaime Riveros. In thanks to that tournament win in 2009 Everton qualified for the Copa Libertadotes, for the second time in their history.

On 4 August 2010 at Goodison Park in Liverpool England, Everton de Viña del Mar played their namesakes Everton F.C. in a friendly match for the Copa Hermandad (known in English as the Brotherhood Trophy). The match, aimed at promoting closer ties between the two Evertons, was won 2-0 by the Merseysiders with goals from Jermaine Beckford and Diniyar Bilyaletdinov. It was the first time the two teams had ever played each other. That year Everton de Viña, were relegated to Primera B.

Two seasons later,Everton de Viña featured in the Primera B promotion play-off against Universidad de Concepción, winning the first (home) leg on 18 November 2012 (1-0) with a goal from Angel Rojas. In the away leg on 26 November 2012 two goals from José Luis Muñoz and one from Yonathan Suazo secured a 1-3 win and a return to the top-flight of Chilean football in 2013.[1]

Classic Rival

Everton's main rivals are Santiago Wanderers from the nearby city of Valparaíso. Valparaíso is seen as a historical city with rich culture, home of worldwide known poet Pablo Neruda, whilst Viña del Mar is renowned for being a glamorous and luxurious place full of resorts. The local derby has been dubbed the "Clásico del Puerto" or "The Seaport Derby" in English.


Their home games are played at the Estadio Sausalito, which has a capacity of approximately 22,000 seats and was built in 1929. The name comes from the near lagoon "Sausalito". The stadium was used as one of the venues for the 1962 FIFA World Cup. The semi-final between Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia was played at the ground. It was also one of four venues to host matches during the Copa América 1991.


1950, 1952, 1976, 2008 Apertura
1974, 2003
  • Copa Apertura Segunda División: 1

Club Facts

Other sports

Originally the club, was a compendium of various sport disciplines, emphasizing athletics, swimming, badminton, rugby, gymnastics and basketball, which gave way to football. In the 1920s, future President [1]

Everton also field a women's football team, which has won numerous national championships. They represented Chile at the inaugural Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Femenino in 2009, and also in 2010. In 2009, Everton finished in fourth place behind champions Santos of Brazil; in 2010 they advanced to the final, also against Santos, but lost 1-0.

Brotherhood Cup

The Brotherhood Cup was a one off match on 4 August 2010 at Goodison Park in Liverpool. Everton de Viña del Mar played their namesakes Everton F.C. in a friendly match for the Copa Hermandad (known in English as the Brotherhood Trophy). The match, aimed at promoting closer ties between the two Evertons. Everton (ENG) won the game 2-0 with two second half goals from Jermaine Beckford and Diniyar Bilyaletdinov. Beckford won the man of the match award. And the trophy was held up by Phil Neville and Mikel Arteta. It was the first time the two teams had ever played each other.

4 August
Everton England 2 – 0 Chile Everton de Viña del Mar
Beckford Goal 51'
Bilyaletdinov Goal 65'
Goodison Park
Attendance: 25,934
Referee: Mark Halsey

Joint Everton War Memorial

In June 2011 Everton unveiled a joint war memorial at Goodison Park commemorating members of both clubs who gave their lives in the World Wars.[2]

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Chile GK Gustavo Dalsasso
2 Chile DF Francisco Bahamondes
3 Chile DF Alex von Schwedler
4 Chile DF Jordano Cisterna
5 Chile DF Francisco Alarcón
6 Chile MF Diego Carvajal
7 Argentina FW Maximiliano Ceratto
8 Chile MF Cristian Vilches
9 Argentina FW Juan Carlos Lescano
10 Argentina MF Emiliano Romero
11 Chile FW Mario Cáceres
12 Chile GK Ignacio González
13 Chile MF Carlos Retamales
14 Chile MF Gonzalo Rojo
15 Chile DF Orlando Gutierrez
16 Argentina DF Francisco Dutari
17 Chile FW Javier Faúndez
No. Position Player
18 Argentina FW Luis Alfredo Vila
19 Paraguay FW Diego Barrios
20 Chile DF Moisés Vásquez
21 Chile MF Nicolás Peñailillo
22 Chile DF Marco Velásquez
23 Chile MF Fernando Saavedra
24 Chile MF Jorge Romo
26 Chile MF Álvaro Madrid
27 Chile FW Alfonso Urbina
28 Chile MF Gino Alucema
29 Uruguay MF Nicolás Freitas
30 Chile MF Ángel Rojas
31 Chile GK Luis Velásquez
32 Chile FW Franco Ragusa
33 Chile MF Christian Pizarro
34 Chile MF Diego Borquez

Notable players


See also

  • List of football clubs in non-Anglophone countries with English names

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