Futebol Clube Pacos de Ferreira is a Portuguese club based in Pacos de Ferreira, northern Portugal. They currently feature in the Portuguese first division.
Futebol Clube Pacos de Ferreira were established in 1950 although their orgin can be traced back to the 1930s. They played for two decades but did not gain official recognition until 1950 when they played under the name Futebol clube Vasco da Gama. Initially they played nly in the third and second divisions.
They established themselves in the top tier of Portuguese football in the 1990s but were relegated in 2004. They bounced back and finished sixth in the 2006-2007 season, thereby featuring in the UEFA Cup in the 2007-2008 season in what their first ever season in European football.
However, they finished second from bottom at the end of the 2007-2008 season but were reinstated to the top flight after Boavista confirmed irregularities.
FC Pacos de Ferreira play their home matches at the Estadio da Mata Real that can accomodate 5,172 spectators. They bear the nicknames “The Beavers” and “Those from Pacos”.