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La Plata FC
are a football club from La Plata
La Plata is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and of La Plata partido. According to the , the city proper has a population of 574,369 and its metropolitan area has 694,253 inhabitants....
in Buenos Aires Province
The Province of Buenos Aires is the largest and most populous province of Argentina. It takes the name from the city of Buenos Aires, which used to be the provincial capital until it was federalized in 1880...
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...
. They currently play in Torneo Argentino B
Torneo Argentino B is one of two leagues that form the regionalised fourth level of the Argentine football league system. Clubs in Torneo Argentinos B come from all over Argentina....
, which is the regionalised fourth tier of the Argentine Football Association
The Argentine Football Association is the governing body of football in Argentina. It organises the Argentine football league and the Argentina national football team. It is based in Buenos Aires...
The club were founded in 2000, making them one of the youngest teams in Argentinian football. Their stadium is Estadio Gobernador Mercante which has a capacity of 2,500, but they play most of their home games in the much larger Estadio Ciudad de La Plata
The Estadio Ciudad de La Plata is a multi-purpose stadium located in the city of La Plata, Argentina. It is also known popularly as the Estadio Único and is owned by the Province of Buenos Aires, administered jointly by the provincial government, the Municipality of La Plata, and the football clubs...
which has a capacity of 45,000.
La Plata FC was heavily supported by then-mayor Julio Alak
Julio César Alak is an Argentine politician, the former mayor of provincial capital La Plata, and currently the President's Attorney General.-Political career:Alak was born in Benito Juárez, a pampas town in Buenos Aires Province...
. Three months after Alak's departure from office, it was announced http://www.eldia.com.ar/edis/20080316/laciudad3.htm
that the club will disband.