Uruguay - List of Relegated Teams

The professional era started in 1932.  

1932 until 1940 no relegations
1941  Bella Vista
1942  River Plate
1943  Rampla Juniors
1944  Racing
1945  Sud América (IASA)
1946  Progreso
1947  Miramar
1948     championship not finished
1949  Defensor
1950  Bella Vista
1951  Wanderers
1952  Sud América (IASA)
1953  Central
1954  Miramar
1955  River Plate
1956  Sud América (IASA)
1957  Racing
1958  Fénix
1959  Danubio
1960  Sud América (IASA)
1961  Montevideo Wanderers
1962  Central
1963  Liverpool
1964  Defensor
1965  Colón
1966  Montevideo Wanderers
1967  Fénix
1968  Danubio
1969    no teams relegated 
1970  Rampla Juniors
1971  Racing
1972  Sud América (IASA)
1973  Central Español
1974  Bella Vista
1975  Racing
1976  Fénix
1977  River Plate
1978  Huracán Buceo
1979  Liverpool
1980  Rentistas
1981  Fénix
1982  Liverpool
1983  River Plate
1984  Miramar Misiones
1985  Sud América (IASA)
1986  Fénix
1987  Rampla Juniors
1988  Miramar Misiones
1989    no teams relegated 
1990  River Plate
1991  Huracán Buceo - El Tanque Sisley
1992  Rentistas - Central Español 
1993  Huracán Buceo - Racing 
1994  Bella Vista
1995  Basañez - Progreso
1996    no teams relegated 
1997  Racing - Cerro
1998  Villa Española - Montevideo Wanderers
1999  Rampla Juniors FC 
2000  Liverpool FC - CSyD Villa Española - Frontera Rivera (Rivera) 
2001  CA Rentistas - CSyD Huracán Buceo - Rocha FC (Rocha) 
2002  Racing Club - CA Progreso - Club Paysandú Bella Vista (Paysandú) 
2003  CA River Plate - CSyD Villa Española - CA JUventud (Las Piedras)
2004  Central Español FC - CA Bella Vista - CD Maldonado 
2005  CA Plaza - CA Fénix - Paysandú FC  [*1]
2006  CA Cerro - CD Colonia              [*2]
2007  CA Rentistas – CS Cerrito – Rocha FC
2008  CA Progreso – CS Miramar Misiones – CA Fénix
2009  CSyD Villa Española – CA Juventud – CA Bella Vista
2010  CA Atenas – Cerro Largo FC – CS Cerrito
2011  CS Miramar Misiones – Tacuarembó FC – Central Español FC
2012  CA Rentistas - CS Cerrito - Rampla Juniors FC  
2013  Central Español FC - CA Progreso - CA Bella Vista 

[*1] the 2005/06 season starts Aug 20, 2005 and is divided into
     Apertura, Clausura, and play-offs; at the end of the Apertura,
     the 3 worst teams of the Torneo Uruguay Especial and the Apertura
     are relegated while 2 teams from the 2nd level are promoted
[*2] at the end of the Clausura (start Feb 2006, played with 17 clubs),
     the 2 worst teams over 2005/06 (average points) are relegated
     while 1 club is promoted from 2nd level

CA Defensor merged with Sporting Club (basketball) in Defensor Sporting Club - 1987
Central FC merged with Deportivo Español in the seventies in Central Español

History of merged El Tanque:
El Tanque, then Sportivo Italiano El Tanque, then El Tanque, then El Tanque Sisley
Sisley was a basketball team


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