History Of Club De Gimnasia Y Esgrima La Plata (football)
The history of the Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata goes back from 1887 up to the current importance. It is a sports Argentine club of the city of La Plata, province of Buenos Aires. It was founded on June 3, 1887 as "Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima". Its principal activity is the football and gets out of a jam itself in the First Division of Argentina.
Gimnasia y Esgrima was a champion of División Intermedia of the Argentine Football in 1915, of the Primera División in 1929, and it was runner-up of the Primera División in 1924, during the amateurism. Whereas in the professionalism, Gimnasia was champion of the Copa Centenario de la AFA in 1994 and of the Segunda División in 1944, 1947 and 1952; in addition, it was runner-up of the Primera División in 5 opportunities. It has been in the Primera División for 69 seasons, being the eighth club with major permanency in it.
... The clubhave not always had its own stadium, before 1924 the team played in different courts ... the team is forced to play matches of high concurrence at the Ciudad deLa PlataStadium ... made (without regard to temporary situations) 1901-1905 Plaza deJuegos Atléticos, 1 Avenue 47 Street, LaPlata, Province of Buenos Aires ...
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