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Deportivo Galicia Fútbol Club (later Galicia de Aragua) was a traditional football club from
Venezuela Venezuela (; ), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ( es, link=no, República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a country on the northern coast of South America, consisting of a continent A continent is one of several large l ...
. Founded in
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, the club moved, in 2002, to Maracay, in the state of Aragua (state), Aragua, when its name changed to Galicia de Aragua, playing their home games at the Giuseppe Antonelli stadium in Maracay. Coached by the Uruguayan national Carlos Maria Ravel, the team switched from their traditional blue and white colours to the state's yellow and red and changed their name to Galicia de Aragua. At the end of the 2001–02 season, Deportivo Galicia was relegated to the Venezuelan Segunda Division. In January 2002 they became a separate entity Aragua F.C. when they moved to Estadio Olímpico Hermanos Ghersi Páez. Deportivo Galicia had
Caracas Caracas (, ), officially Santiago de León de Caracas, abbreviated as CCS, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela, and the center of the Metropolitan Region of Caracas (or Greater Caracas). Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the n ...
as main training city, allowing many young prospects to play for this team, looking to get exposed in the league. Some of the solid players that were part of the squad that moved on to other bigger club as players and/or managers are: Edson Tortolero, Alejandro Clemente, Pedro Delgado, Stalin Rivas, Fernando Clemente, Pedro Millan, Angel Rivillo, Hugo Savarese and Ramon Lopez.


Titles

*Primera División Venezolana: 4 ::Amateur Era (0): ::Professional Era (4): 1964, 1969, 1970, 1974 *Segunda División Venezolana: 3 ::1988, 1992, 2001 *Segunda División B Venezolana: 0 :: : *Tercera División Venezolana: 1 ::2000 *Copa de Venezuela: 5 ::1966, 1967, 1969, 1979, 1981


Performance in CONMEBOL competitions

*Copa Libertadores: 9 appearances ::1965: First Round ::1967: First Round ::1968: First Round ::1970: First Round ::1971: First Round ::1975: First Round ::1976: First Round ::1979: First Round ::1980: First Round


Matches


Footnotes

:A.  Points were taken from Deportivo Galicia due to irregularities in their line-up. Peñarol was awarded the points. Peñarol advanced due to goal difference. {{refend


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Association football clubs established in 1985 Association football clubs disestablished in 2002 Football clubs in Venezuela Defunct football clubs in Venezuela 1985 establishments in Venezuela