Santos Laguna facts for kids
|Full name||Club Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V.|
|Founded||September 4, 1983|
Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
Club Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V., commonly known as Santos Laguna or Santos, is a Mexican professional football club who were the champions of the Liga MX Clausura. Located in northern Mexico and representing the urban area of La Comarca Lagunera, made up of Torreón, Gómez Palacio and Lerdo Municipalities, Santos Laguna plays in Liga MX.
Santos Laguna was founded in 1983 and reached Mexico's top division after buying the Ángeles de Puebla club. The club debuted in Mexico's top division in the 1988–89 tournament. They have won six tournaments: Invierno 1996, Verano 2001, Clausura 2008, Clausura 2012, Clausura 2015, Clausura 2018. The club reached the finals in the 1993–94 season, Verano 2000, Bicentenario 2010, Apertura 2010 and Apertura 2011. Santos Laguna won the Apertura 2014 Copa MX.
Santos is the third football club formed in the Laguna region, after the unsuccessful Laguna Football Club and Football Club Torreon (which formed the Black Lions of the University Deportivo Guadalajara and Neza, respectively). In 2018, the club celebrated its 35th anniversary with a change in their logo. In a February 17, 2013 poll, by Consulta Mitofsky, it was the fifth-most-popular team in Mexico. Club Santos Laguna S.A. de C.V. commonly known as Santos Laguna or Santos, is a Mexican professional football club. They represent Comarca Lagunera, which includes Torreón, Gómez Palacio, and Lerdo. Santos Laguna currently plays in the Liga MX. The club started in 1982. They reached Mexico's top division in 1988 after buying the franchise belonging to the Ángeles de Puebla. They have won five league championship titles and the Apertura 2014 Copa MX.
- Invierno 1996, Verano 2001, Clausura 2008, Clausura 2012, Clausura 2015
- Runner-up (5): 1993–94, Verano 2000, Bicentenario 2010, Apertura 2010, Apertura 2011
- Copa MX: (1)
- Apertura 2014
- InterLiga: (1)
- Runner-up (2): 2011–12, 2012–13
- Copa Torreón: 1985.
- Torneo Fútbol Tres: 1994.
- Copa Corona: 2000.
- Copa Gobernador Cero Marginación (2): 2006, 2008.
- Trofeo Centenario de Torreón: 2007.
- Copa Independencia: 2007.
- Copa Xango: 2008.
- Trofeo IPN 75 Aniversario: 2011.
- Copa Centenario Real Club España: 2012.
- Trofeo Bandera Nacional: 2013.
- Trofeo IMSS 70 aniversario: 2013.
- Trofeo UANL 80 aniversario: 2013.
Distintions and awards
- FMF Golden Soccerball for Champion Team (2): Clausura 2008,Clausura 2012
- FMF Golden Soccerball for First place Team (2): Apertura 2007, Clausura 2012
- Fair Play FMF Golden Soccerball (1): Clausura 2005,
- Brand of the Year 2012
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