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Tecos
Tecos
Confederation:

CONCACAF

League:

Flag of Mexico Liga MX

Game debut:

FIFA 05

Tecos Fútbol Club (often referred to by its nickname "Tecos") is a Mexican professional football club associated with the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara AC. It played its home games in the Estadio 3 de Marzo (March 3 Stadium, for the University's 1935 date of founding). The 30,015-seat facility is located in Zapopan, a municipality within the Guadalajara, Jalisco conurbation.

Previously named Club de Fútbol U.A.G., Estudiantes have won the national championship once and is the only team in Mexican football history to ascend from the two lower divisions and get the Championship (the other team that ascended from lower divisions was Oaxtepec, through it descended later). The club was runner-up in the Mexican League's Clausura 2005, after losing to Club América in the second game, 6-3.

On April 14, 2012 Estudiantes Tecos was relegated to Mexico's Liga de Ascenso after gaining the lowest percentage of points got in the last three years against Atlas and Querétaro. The last straw was a combination of a draw between Estudiantes and Puebla and a victory achieved by Atlas against Monterrey.

Estudiantes won the Clausura 2014 Ascenso MX championship, but failed to get promoted by losing a two-game match against Leones Negros. On May 22, 2014, Grupo Pachuca president, Jesús Martínez Patiño, announced Estudiantes Tecos would change its location and move to Zacatecas. On May 28, 2014 the move was confirmed, the club changed its name to Mineros de Zacatecas, and Estudiantes Tecos were dissolved.

After being dissolved, still had a team in Mexico's Third Division, the Liga Premier de Ascenso, but they were not allowed to be promoted into Ascenso MX because they were considered a subsidiary of Mineros de Zacatecas.

In August 2015, the Leaño family announced they had bought the image rights from Grupo Pachuca, thus, re-founding the club to play in the Tercera División, the fourth tier of Mexican football.


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