Club Atletico Osasuna, commonly known as Osasuna, is a Spanish professional international league club, located in Irunea-Pamplona, Navarre, Spain. The club plays in the Spanish top-flight (La Liga) and regarded as average league side mostly played in the Top-Division and Second Division. Osasuna plays home games at “Estadio Reyno de Navarra” stadium, capacity of 19,600 spectators.
CA Osasuna well known as the “Los Rojillos” and “Gorritxoak” (the little red ones), plays home games in red jersey with navy blue shorts, and away games in Navy blue jersey with Orange shorts.
The club was officially founded in 1920 after the merger of two different clubs, Sportiva and New Club, creating thus a new club named Osasuna.
The club made their first appearance in the second Divison in 1932 and after just three years later they marked their first presence in the La-Liga. In 1985-86, Osasuna achieved their first honor to enter the UEFA Cup competition after finishing sixth on the La Liga table.
90’s was the golden period for CA Osasuna, as they showed an execellent UEFA Cup performance in 1991-92 season. But relegated to the second division in 1994-95 season, the team spent next five years in second division till 1999-00. Since then the club is performing regularly in the top-division mostly finishing below the mid-table in the La Liga show.
Osasuna football club is currently lying on 12th position in the La Liga 2010-11 season with 32 points in 28 fixtures. Osasuna has successfully played 33 seasons in La Liga, 33 seasons in Second Division, 13 seasons in Third Division and one season in Categorias Regionales.
Osasuna chairman, Patxi Izco is hoping to do much better with manager, Jose Luis Mendilibar in the future football of club, signing new players to lift the team up in the top four position to qualify for the UEFA and winning the major trophies.
Real Zaragoza S.A.D. are one of those Spanish professional league clubs which could surprise you with the biggest up-sets on the field against any European side. They play great football with great techniques. They had a long football history with many historic moments which throw the sufficient light to prove them as one of the best teams in Spain.
Real Zaragoza football club won the first title for club in 1963/64 season by winning the Copa del Rey trophy. The very next season, the club won the same title for two consecutive years and repeated in 1985-86, 1993-94, 2000-01, and 2003-04 seasons.
The club has spent most of its time in the Spanish top-flight, playing 56 seasons in La Liga, while 16 seasons in Second Division and 4 seasons in Third Division.
Real Zaragoza football club is more often regarded as the Spanish mid-table league team and has an honor winning the major trophies like UEFA Cup Winners’s Cup back in 1994-95 season.
- Copa del Rey: 6 (1963/64, 1965/66, 1985/86, 1993/94, 2000/01, 2003/04)
- Spanish Supercup: 1 (2004)
- Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: 1 (1963/64)
- UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup: 1 (1994/95)
- Segunda Division: 1 (1977/78)
- 56 seasons in La Liga
- 16 seasons in Segunda Division
- 4 seasons in Tercera Division
Best League position: 2nd (74/75 season)
Worst place in the league: 20th (season 01/02)
Overall La Liga historical classification: 9th
- Most matches: Aguado (473), Violeta (471), Juan Manuel Villa (382)
- Most minutes: Aguado (33,480), Violeta (29,042), Senor (26,984)
- Most goals all time: Marcello (117), Murillo (113), Pichi Alonso (112)
- Most goals in a season: Ewerthon (28), Seminario (25)
- Foreign players with most appearances: Gustavo Povet (239)
- Highest red cards: Aguado (18), Cuartero (8), Belsue (6)
Honours as a Player
- Pichichi Trophy
- Juan Seminario: 24 goals (1961/62)
Real Sociedad football club is a Spanish international league club located in San Sebastian, Basque, Spain. The club was originally established on Sep 7, 1909. Real Sociedad football club is a Spanish top-flight league team and plays home matches at “Anoeta” stadium, having capacity of 33,000 people.
Real Sociedad FC well known as the “Erreals” or the “txuri-urdin” which means “White-Blue”, plays home games in the White and Blue vertical stripe jersey with white shorts, which is also the color of their home town flag. At away games, the club wears the Black and Blue stripe jersey with Black shorts.
The entire history of Real Sociedad football club witness the great football played over the years. The Club was officially founded in 1900s, when the club was formed by some students and workers in 1904 as San Sebastian Recreation football club and successfully played the first Cope del Rey competition in 1905. After changing to Real Sociedad football club name, they made their first appearance in the La Liga in 1928. In their very first appearance the team came fourth on the table and Francisco Ocariz Bienzobas commonly known as “Paco”, former Real Sociedad football player” finished as the top goal scorer for that season. Since then the club has made 64 appearances in the La Liga competition and 16 appearances in Sedunda Division (second division).
Real Socieded football club is regarded as mid table league team mostly played in the second and first division. In 2009-10 season the club top the second division and promoted to the 1st division. The club is playing on the 9th position for the current 2010-11 on going season in La Liga. The manager and coach of Real Sociedad football club, “Martin Lasarte”, is feeling pretty much satisfied with the team’s performance the current La Liga on-going show and aiming high for the next season.
1970s was the most controversial season in the history of Racing Santander football club. In 1973-74 season, Racing promoted to the League 1 after their worst run in the 2nd and third division for few years, relegated again to 2nd division in 74-75 season, they made their way back to top league again in 76-77 season making their way to European Championship Cup next season, where they were eliminated by Ajax Amsterdam. Racing Santander football club returned to the top flight in 1992 and in 95 a place in the final of the French Cup, promoted to the European cup, where they reached to the final 16 but lost to Italian giants AC Milan football club.
Till then Racing Santander football club only once relegated to the Second Division in 2001-02 season. They are regarded as the below mid table league team but managed to keep playing in the La Liga (Top Division) for last 8 years. In 2003-04 season, Racing was allowed to stabilize the club amongst the national elite and to win the favor of the Alsatian public once again. In 2005, Racing Santander won their second domestic trophy that gave them the passport to play in 2005/06 UEFA Cup.
In 2007/08 season, under manager, Marcelino García Toral, Racing Santander finished in sixth position, thus qualifying to the UEFA Cup for the first time ever. Plus the club reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey twice during this decade, being ousted by eventual runners-up Getafe CF and Atlético Madrid FC in 2008 and 2010, respectively.
- Coupe de France winners (3): 1951, 1966,2001
- Coupe de la League winners (2): 1997, 2005
- UEFA Intertoto Cup winners (1): 1995
- Largest victory 8-1 (vs. RC Paris 194647) and 7-0 (vs. OGC Nice 196264)
- Largest defeat 0-8 (v. Limoges,195960)
Real Racing club de Santander is a Spanish international league football club located in the Satander, Spain. The club was established in 1913. Real Racing Santander football club is a La Liga (1st division) league team and plays home games at “El Sardinero” stadium, having capacity of 22,500 people.
Racing Santender football club, well known as the “Los Verdiblancos” (Green and White) and “Los Montaneses” (Highlanders), plays home games in the white and green combination jersey with Black shorts, and use black, red and blue combination jersey with Black shorts for away games.
Racing Santander football club played its first match on Feb 23, 1913. The club officially founded on june 14, as Santander Racing Club, appearing in the first tournament, Luis Redonet Trophy. In later years they merged to Santaner Football Club. The club made their first appearance in the La Liga (Top Spanish Division) in 1929. Since then they are regarded as one of the best teams in the Spanish football history. They mostly played in the La liga and second division, but also four times participated in the third division in 1940s and 1960s.
Racing Santanders has successfully played 43 seasons in La Liga, 32 seasons in Second Division, 1 Season in Second Division B and 4 seasons in Third Division. The current 2010-11 season is Racing Santanders consecutive 9th season in the La Liga, the best ever run from the club since 1929 when they remained in the top league for 9 consecutive years.
In 2007–08 La Liga season, under Marcelino García Toral, Racing Santanders finished in sixth position, and qualified to the UEFA Cup for the first time ever and reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey twice in same dacade.
On Jan 22, 2011, the club was purchased by the Indian business tycoon Ahsan Ali Syed, founder and chairman of Western Gulf Advisory, an investment company, and hired a new management team, firing coach Miguel Ángel Portugal and hired a new manger, coach Marcelino.
Deportivo La Coruna football club is regarded as one of the best clubs in Europe and a regular Spanish top League team. Depor has a long history with many great moments in it. The club has a potential to beat any side at any time. Depor won the first title “Galician Championship” in 1926-27 season and repeated five times in 1927-28, 1930-31, 1932-33, 1936-37, and 1939-40 season, and finished 6 times as runners-up in 1924-25, 1925–26, 1929–30, 1931–32, 1933–34, 1938–39.
In 1999-00, Deportivo La Coruna football club won the first and only La Liga title, also finishing as runner-up on five other occasions and since then the club is a regular performer in the top league. In 1995 they won the first Copa del Rey trophy and repeated in 2002. The club has also won the Spanish Cup twice in 1995 and 2002 and three Spanish SuperCups. The club is more often regarded as Spanish mid-table league club and has an honor of playing in the UEFA Chapions League five seasons in a row and reaching the semi finals in 2004.
- 1 (1999/2000)
- 5 (1949/1950, 1993/1994, 1994/1995, 2000/2001, 2001/2002)
LIGA THIRD PLACE:
- 4 (1992/1993, 1996/1997, 2002/2003, 2003/2004)
COPA DEL REY:
- 2 (1995, 2002)
COPA DEL REY SEMI-FINALS:
- 4 (1999, 2003, 2006, 2007)
- 3 (1995, 2000, 2002)
PARTICIPATIONS IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:
- 5 (2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005)
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SEMI-FINALS:
- 1 (2003/2004; exit against winners FC Porto)
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTER FINALS:
- 2 (2000/2001, 2001/2002)
QUALIFICATION FOR CUP WINNERS’ CUP:
- 1 (1995/1996)
CUP WINNERS’ CUP SEMI-FINALS:
- 1 (1995/1996; exit against winners PSG)
QUALIFICATION FOR UEFA CUP:
- 5 (1993/1994, 1994/1995, 1997/1998, 1999/2000, 2008/2009)
QUALIFICATION FOR INTERTOTO CUP:
- 2 (2005, 2008