Grêmio Recreativo Barueri,
usually known as Barueri, is a Brazilian football club
from Barueri, São Paulo
Grêmio Recreativo Barueri was founded on March 26, 1989 as the
official Barueri city representative in several different
Barueri had a partnership with Bandeirantes Bank
from September, 1997 to
The club had a partnership with Mackenzie/Microcamp from August,
1998 to May, 1999,. During this partnership, in 1998, Barueri won
the São Paulo
State Men's Basketball Championship
. Some time later, the
club signed a partnership with Vasco da Gama, of Rio de Janeiro.
Barueri joined a partnership with Roma Incorporadora in 2000.
During this partnership, the club, which was named Roma Barueri at
the time, won the following titles: Campeonato Paulista Under-20
2000, and Copa São Paulo
in 2001, beating São Paulo
in the final.
The club professionalized its football section in 2001, and
competed the Campeonato Paulista Série B/3, finishing in the 14th
Barueri won the Campeonato Paulista Série
in 2005, beating Palmeiras B
The club won the Campeonato Paulista Série
in 2006, beating Sertãozinho
in the final,
being promoted to the following year's Campeonato Paulista
first level. In the
same year, Barueri disputed the Campeonato Brasileiro Série
for the first time, finishing in the fourth place, thus being
promoted to the following year's Série B
. A fourth place
finish in 2008
team to be promoted to Série A
, the top level
championship, in the following year.
inauguration on June 26, 2007, Barueri's home stadium is Arena Barueri, which has an initial maximum capacity of 17,000
The final stadium capacity will be 40,000
Barueri's previous home stadium was Orlando Novelli
, inaugurated in 1996, with a maximum capacity of 5,000
The club is usually known by the acronym GRB.
The club colors are blue, red and yellow.
Besides football, Barueri also has other sports sections, such as