Santos is one of the most historic football club in Brazilian football as they have won a total of eight Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A league titles. Player of the century Pele played most of his career at the Brazilian club as he became the club's all time top goal scorer and top appearance holder. The club from Sao Paulo play several rivalry derbies against the likes of Sao Paulo, Corinthians and Palmeiras. Santos wear an all white home kit which is supplied by Nike.
Santos Futebol Clube, popularly known as Santos, was founded on the 14th April 1912. Raimundo Marques, Mario Ferraz de Campos and Argemiro de Souza Junior were the people behind the idea of creating the football club. The stadium was inaugurated on the 12th October 1916 with the name Urbano Caldeira (a.k.a Vila Belmiro). Santos won their first tournament in 1935.
Newly signed kit manufacturers Kappa officially reveal Santos' classically styled home and away shirts for the 2016 season. In wonderfully aesthetic fashion, Kappa stomp their mark on Santos' kit by maintaining their trademark white and black club colours, whilst offering touches of intricacy to [...]
Santos FC and Kappa agree a deal for the Italian brand to take-over from Nike as the club's official kit suppliers. Although official contracts and details are still to be finalised and confirmed, Santos FC club president Modesto Roma Junior has reportedly agreed a deal with Kappa to kit out the [...]
Brazilian outfit Santos have officially launched all three kits for the 2015 season [...]
Having launched their home kit back in August this year, Brazilian outfit Santos have officially launched their new away kit for the 2014-15 season. Supplied by Nike, the new Santos away kit was revealed by former Brazilian president Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro and rapper Mano Brown [...]
The world's best ever player started his career at this club and spent most of his career at Santos FC. Edison Arantes do Nascimento started his career at the age of 15 with the club in the year 1956. He made 605 appearances for the club, scoring a total of 589 goals. This player is better known as Pele.. This player, along with players like Coutinho and Pepe, make up the Golden Age of Santos. Santos became extremely popular winning 6 Brazilian championships, the Copa Libertadores twice, and increasing its popularity on a worldwide scale playing in several exhibition matches.
The Golden age ended at the same time that Pele retired from Santos in 1974. Santos still won 3 championships but their popularity decreased drastically. The renaissance of Santos started when the President of the club Marcelo Teixeira spent millions on expensive players, changed the way of management, strengthened and gave chance to the upcoming youths and hired Emerson Leao as coach. This rehabilitation of Santos worked very well, with Santos reaping the fruit of their hard work in the recent years, developing talents like Robinho, Diego, Elano and Renato. All these players moved on to play in European football, increasing revenue for Santos FC. Santos still managed to win the national league in 2002 and 2004.