AD San Carlos

The Asociación Deportiva San Carlos is a football club based in Ciudad Quesada, Canton San Carlos, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica, which Costa Rican in the highest league, the Primera División de Costa Rica plays.


Early 60s the two clubs in the canton of San Carlos, " El Refugio " and "El Maravilla" joined to " Sancarlenischen selection " together. As the selection of San Carlos in the Primera División 1965 de Costa Rica climb, was founded on May 9, 1965 from the Sancarlenischen selection of Club AD San Carlos.

In the first division to San Carlos was able to establish in the lower midfield and made ​​it 25 years in a row to hold the class. 2004 San Carlos but rose for the second time on, but returned after only two years in the Zweitklassikkeit again in the highest football league in the country back.

The biggest success is the runner-up title in the Verano 2010, Verano 2011.

After streaky rankings in recent seasons, San Carlos finished second in the 2012/13 season the last place in the overall table, an increase from the Liga de Ascenso.


AD San Carlos seam under the name "AD Zona Norte " (formerly San Carlos Zona Norte) División also participating in the operation of the second game Costa Rican league, the Liga de Ascenso - Segunda. The majority of the players from the youth And arrived the AD San Carlos and should play matches will be needed to play for the first team. With the name Zona Norte AD wanted to identify and underline San Carlos with the whole region, that the aim of the club is to give young players from the region the opportunity to gain a foothold in professional football. However, the project failed due to lack of viewer interest, therefore selling San Carlos, the second league franchise for the 2011/12 season through to AD Juventud Escazuceña.


San Carlos plays its home games built in 1966, Estadio Carlos Ugalde from. The stadium is owned by the canton of San Carlos. Since 2010, the stadium has an artificial turf, so that does not happen there as in previous years to frequent outages game in the rainy season.

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