Real Zaragoza football club profile
Real Zaragoza S.A.D. is a Spanish international league football team, located in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The club was founded on March 18, 1932 and plays in the Spanish top League (La Liga). The club plays home games at “La Romareda” stadium, having capacity of 35,000 people.
Real Zaragoza S.A.D., well known as the “Blanquillos” and “Manos”, plays home games in white jersey with royal blue shorts, and black and yellow away kits.
Real Zaragoza football club has a strong history playing most of the football years in the Spanish top-division. They are Spain’s 9th highest ranked team in overall league points, and ranked 6th overall for cup wins.
The today Real Zaragoza football team was originally a found of two rival teams, Iberia SC and Real Zaragoza CD. By the 1930, the team was doing well in La Liga but the Civil War put a break on their progress.
The club has successfully played 56 seasons in La Liga, 16 in Second Division and 4 seasons in third Division, including 4 appearances in UEFA Championship. 1960’s was the golden era for Real Zaragoza. Though they failed to win their ever league title (La Liga) yet they did succeed in finishing in the top 5 every year from the 1960-61 season up until the 1968-69 season. In 1963-64 and 1965-66 season they also won their two Copa del Rey trophies and repeated in the later years of 1985-86, 1993-94, 2000-01 and 2003-04 season. In 60s, the club also won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.
Real Zaragoza football club is regarded as one of the strongest Spanish league team, mostly played in mid-table position of top division. But unfortunately this season they are just hanging on the 15th position on the La Liga 2010-11 table and four points away from the relegation zone and Almeria football club.