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Anecdotas del Futbol Mexicano/Mexican Football Anecdotes

Discussion in 'Mexico National Team: News, Analysis & History' started by Deleted USer, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Deleted USer

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    The 1945/46 Monterrey team.

    What is best known about the 1945/46 Monterrey team is that they allowed 14 goals in a game. To date, the 0-14 scoreline against Veracruz (eventual champions of the 45/46 season) remains a record in Mexico's top flight division. Another dubious record that Monterrey set in that season is that they allowed 133 goals (4.4 goals per game).

    Many fans (including Monterrey fans) are not aware of what this team had to endure 60 years ago. Stats books can be a bit cruel, especially when all you can determine are numbers, and not the adversity that teams confront.

    The league had become professional just 2 seasons prior to the 1945/46 competition. Football's popularity started to grow and many provincial cities were anxiously waiting to register a club. Enrique Ayala Medina, a leading industrialist in Monterrey, founded the club on June 28, 1945, 2 months prior to start of the 1945/46 season. Monterrey made their debut on August 19, 1945 in front of their home crowd against San Sebastian, a game in which they won 1-0. The following week, Monterrey suffered a devasting 0-6 loss at the hands of Moctezuma.

    On the night of September 15 1945, the team was traveling to Guadalajara to face Oro (ex- first division club). The team bus stopped at a gas station in San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, 90 miles northeast of Guadalajara, Jalisco. The events to follow show how insignificant a sport is when compared to matters that are of life or death. A careless pedestrian walked near the station and put out his cigarette butt near the gas pumps. The bus quickly set on fire with the team in the bus. Some players were able to escape unharmed, but the majority suffered serious burns which eventually caused them to retire from the season. Unfortunately, 2 members of the team, Guillermo "Cuadros" Vidal and Costa Rican international, Enrique Lizano Benavides, passed away days after the incident due to medical complications.

    In an act of consolation, many clubs willingly loaned out players in hopes that the team could finish the season. Monterrey accepted those players, but the damage had been done. Monterrey eventually had a disasterous season. They obtained 14 points out of a possible 60 points. There last game of the season was played on June 23, 1946. The team decided to call it quits after the season, which left the city of Monterrey without a football team.

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    1945/46 League

    30 GP 5 GW 4 GD 21 GL 58 GF 133 GA - 14 Pts 23.3 % 16(16) Pos

    1945/46 Copa Mexico

    1 GP 0 GW 0 GD 1 GL 1 GF 6 GA - 0 Pts

    11 consecutive games without winning

    7 consecutive losses
     


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    Foreign clubs debuting in Mexico

    First Chilean club to play in Mexico: Colo Colo [1927]

    First Uruguayan club to play in Mexico: Nacional [1927]

    First Peruvian club to play in Mexico: Alianza [1928]

    First Argentine club to play in Mexico: Sportivo de Buenos Aires [1930]

    First Brazilian club to play in Mexico: Botafofo [1936] Inaguration of Parque Asturias

    First Paraguayan club to play in Mexico: Corrales [1939]

    First Ecuadorian club to play in Mexico: Aucas [1949]

    First Colombian club to play in Mexico: Santa Fe [1953]
     
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    Biggest margin of victory in Mexico

    The largest margin of victory came on Feb 19, 1995, between 2 3rd division squads, Tampico-Madero and Truenos de Acuna. Tampico Madero won the match 29-0. Ramon Arroyo scored 17 of the 29 goals.
     
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    Matches that have been suspended due to bookings

    Matches that have been suspended due to bookings....

    • Dec 05, 1968 - Chivas 2-0 Leon / 5 from Leon / 75th minute
    • Nov 26, 1969 - Chivas 1-1 Monterrey / 5 from Mty/ 71st minute
    • Apr 29, 1971 - America 2-0 Atlante / 5 from Atlante/ 69th minute
    • Nov 30, 1972 - America 1-1 A. Espanol / 6 from America;5 from Espanol/ 77minute
    • June 03, 1973 - Cruz Azul 1-0 Atlas / 5 from Atlas/ 37th minute
    • Sep 29, 1974 - A. Espanol 0-1 America / 5 from Espanol/ 63rd minute
    • Apr 16, 1981 - UNAM 2-0 Monterrey/ 6 from Mty/ 39th minute
     


  5. gvfatlas

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    Hey RDL,

    Are you getting all these stats from books?? or websites?? or what??
    I'm curious since there are some stats that I want to look up but I have looked in the FMF website and it didn't help.
     
  6. el chingon

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    cool nice info
     
  7. CobrasCiudadJuarez

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    Re: Biggest margin of victory in Mexico



    I remember reading about this one. I read about it in the newspaper thought it was the coolest thing ever. Do you know what became of Arroyo?
     
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    From my books and mags
     
  9. Deleted USer

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    Re: Biggest margin of victory in Mexico

    To my knowledge, he did not make it to the 1st division.
     
  10. guado

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    Re: Matches that have been suspended due to bookings

    what about bookings + "injury"+no subs? pachuca-puebla in verano 2001 with four goals from garcia aspe (and he missed a pk.) red cards for omar arellano, francisco ferreira , adao martinez, and pedro pineda (aguirre was also red carded.) before he leaves, he gives some mysterious directions, while debutant raymundo gonzalez gone down with a mystery injury after a free kick (the ball did not hit him, but pachuca had a man down. the trainers come in, push him down, and "treat" him.)

    caused a huge controversy.
     
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    Re: Matches that have been suspended due to bookings

    i remember that.

    However, the article I have specifically mentioned games suspended due to bookings. There have been more (officials suspending matches after rioting, etc).
     
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    Back at square one.

    Atletas Campesinos.

    It seems that teams from Queretaro have a curse and Atl. Campesino was not the exception. In 1978, the city of Queretaro had 2 second division clubs, Los Lobos and Los Estudiantes. Armando Presa, a wealty farmer, bought both teams and renamed each team, Atletas Industriales and Atletas Campesinos. Presa sold Industriales to a university the following year, but kept the majority of the players. Under Antonio Ascencio, the team won its promotion. It is interesting to note that Antonio Carbajal acted as a coaching advisor during the remaining 8 games of the season, however, neither Asencio nor Carbajal were kept for thier first season in the top flight.

    Atl. Campesinos debuted during the 1980/81 season against Neza. Atl. Campesinos' run in the first division lasted 2 seasons. Thier last game in the first division was against the first team they faced, Neza.

    Ecuadorian international, Italo Estupin~an was their maximum goalscerer (18).
     
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    Scoring the 1st and last goal for a team

    Jose Alvarez Crespo.

    Jose Alvarez Crespo may be one of a kind (at least in Mexico) considering that he scored the first and last goal in a club's history.

    Nuevo Leon (not to be confused with UANL) played three seasons in Mexico's first division. They played the following seasons--1966/67, 1967/68, and 1968/69.
     
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    Re: Matches that have been suspended due to bookings

    I remember that game, it was crazy.
     
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    raymundo gonzalez never played in primera division again.

    poor guy.

    how about omar ortiz receiving five goals as a sub?

    in invierno 2001 , emmanuel gonzalez was proving to be very solid for celaya. he gets injured after colliding with a teammate at c.u. (which alterred his career for the worse) and omar ortiz comes in.

    he received 5 goals in the last half hour.

    funny thing is, it didn't really get in the way of ortiz, since he kept the starting job and has been decent ever since.
     
  16. smartbomb

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    Re: Matches that have been suspended due to bookings

    lol I saw about that game a while ago... Gomez Junco admitted that the last couple of red cards were on-purpose to end the game and avoid an humilliation, since it was clear to them that the game was al ready a buyout. It was dumb, considering they would be absent next game, but maybe they were watching for the goal average :D
     
  17. Deleted USer

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    buena entrada

    "entradon"

    Felipe Buergo arbitro un partido entre Guadalajara y el Veracruz en el Pto Jarocho. En ese entonces jugaba el 'Tigre' Sepulveda con las chivas. En una jugada, el Tigre metio la pata muy fuerte y levanto al 'Loquito' Aussin por lo aires. Como el arbitro no sanciono la falta como debia, el 'Cuca' Herrera le reclamo enojadisimo; "vio usted la entrada?" Y Buergo le contesto como si nada: "si, vino mucha gente".

    :D
     
  18. Chivin

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    Remember Hermosillo kissing that guy in the mouth????
     
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    no but I remember Cardozo kissing Alfaro on the mouth after a goal...later on they said Cardozo was having trouble with his wife...
     
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    anyone remember hermosillo taking a cleat to the face and scoring a pk with blood on his shirt?

    sorry, i just ran out of guy-kissing-guy stories.

    WAIT.

    braulio and duilio.
     

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