History of Paraná Clube

Paraná Clube is the team of Brazil (and probably of the world) with most
mergings and renamings along its history:
19?? - Foundation of Leão FC
19?? - Foundation of Tigre FC
1914 - Leão FC and Tigre FC merged into Britânia SC
1914 - Foundation of Savóia FC
1915 - Foundation of SC Água Verde
1920 - Savóia FC absorbs EC Água Verde and becomes Savóia-Água Verde
1920 - Foundation of Palestra Itália
1921 - Savóia-Água Verde renamed again to Savóia FC
1930 - Foundation of CA Ferroviário
World War II - Palestra Itália renamed to Paranaense
World War II - Paranaense renamed to Comercial
World War II - Comercial renamed to Palmeiras
1942 - Savóia renamed to EC Brasil
End of World War II - Palmeiras renamed to Palestra Itália
End of World War II - EC Brasil renamed to EC Água Verde
1971 - Britânia, Palestra Itália and CA Ferroviário merged into Colorado EC
1971 - EC Água Verde renamed to EC Pinheiros
1989 - Colorado EC and EC Pinheiros merged into Paraná Clube.
Graphically:
Leão FC    Tigre FC
   \-----+-----/
         |
    Britânia SC                             Savóia FC
         |                                    |        SC Água Verde
         |                                    \-----+-----/
         |                                          |
         |    Palestra Itália               Savóia-Água Verde
         |           |                              |    
         |           |                          Savóia FC
         |           |          CA Ferroviário      |
         |       Paranaense           |             |
         |           |                |             |
         |       Comercial            |             |
         |           |                |             |
         |       Palmeiras            |         EC Brasil
         |           |                |             |
         |    Palestra Itália         |        EC Água Verde
         \-----------+----------------/             |
                     |                              |
                Colorado EC                    EC Pinheiros
                     \---------------+-------------/
                                     |
                               Paraná Clube

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Prepared and maintained by Marcelo Leme de Arruda for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation and RSSSF Brazil

Author: Marcelo Leme de Arruda (mlarruda@terra.com.br)
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014

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