|Full name||Defensor Sporting Club|
|Nickname(s)||El Violeta, La Viola, Tuertos, El Defe, Gallinas, La Farola y La Cometa|
|Founded||15 March 1913|
Founded on March 15, 1913 as Club Atlético Defensor, the name of the club was changed in 1989 to Defensor Sporting Club after a merger with Sporting Club Uruguay. They are a four-time
Defensor has won many qualifying tournaments (Pre-Liguilla) to the
Legendary coach Prof. José Ricardo de León brought Defensor to the national championship in 1976 and originated a football (fútbol) school of thought, consistently criticized as ultra defensive, that is still present nowadays in several teams and coaches.
On September 2007, the club was considered the World's Club Team of the Month by the
Defensor Sporting's most famous supporter is singer/composer