List of football clubs in Spain

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This is a list of men's association football clubs in Spain. Currently the governing body of football in Spain is the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), which is in charge of its national teams and its leagues, with the highest one being La Liga. RFEF was founded in 1909 and is a member of both FIFA and UEFA. [1][2][3][4][5]

La Liga[edit]

La Liga teams 2019–20 season[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
top division
First season of
current spell in
top
Alavés Vitoria-Gasteiz Mendizorrotza 11th 1930–31 2016–17
Athletic Bilbao[a] Bilbao San Mamés 8th 1929 1929
Atlético Madrid Madrid Wanda Metropolitano 2nd 1929 2002–03
Barcelona[a] Barcelona Camp Nou 1st 1929 1929
Celta Vigo Vigo Abanca-Balaídos 17th 1939–40 2012–13
Eibar Eibar Ipurua 12th 2014–15 2014–15
Espanyol Cornellà de Llobregat RCDE Stadium 7th 1929 1994–95
Getafe Getafe Coliseum Alfonso Pérez 5th 2004–05 2017–18
Granada Granada Nuevo Los Cármenes 2nd in Segunda División 1941–42 2019–20
Leganés Leganés Butarque 13th 2016–17 2016–17
Levante Valencia Ciutat de València 15th 1963–64 2017–18
Mallorca Palma Son Moix 5th in Segunda División 1960–61 2019–20
Osasuna Pamplona El Sadar 1st in Segunda División 1935–36 2019–20
Real Betis Seville Benito Villamarín 10th 1932–33 2015–16
Real Madrid[a] Madrid Santiago Bernabéu 3rd 1929 1929
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Reale Seguros Stadium 9th 1929 2010–11
Sevilla Seville Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán 6th 1934–35 2001–02
Valencia Valencia Mestalla 4th 1931–32 1987–88
Valladolid Valladolid José Zorrilla 16th 1948–49 2018–19
Villarreal Villarreal Estadio de la Cerámica 14th 1998–99 2013–14

Segunda División[edit]

Segunda División teams 2019–20 season[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
division
First season of
current spell in
division
Albacete Albacete Carlos Belmonte 4th 1949–50 2017–18
Alcorcón Alcorcón Santo Domingo 14th 2010–11 2010–11
Almería[b] Almería Juegos Mediterráneos 10th 1995–96 2015–16
Cádiz Cádiz Ramón de Carranza 7th 1935–36 2016–17
Deportivo La Coruña A Coruña Abanca-Riazor 6th 1929 2018–19
Elche Elche Martínez Valero 11th 1929–30 2018–19
Extremadura[c] Almendralejo Ciudad de Almendralejo 13th 2018–19 2018–19
Fuenlabrada Fuenlabrada Fernando Torres 1st in Segunda División B group 1 2019–20 2019–20
Girona Girona Montilivi 18th in La Liga 1934–35 2019–20
Huesca Huesca El Alcoraz 19th in La Liga 2008–09 2019–20
Las Palmas Las Palmas Gran Canaria 12th 1950–51 2018–19
Lugo Lugo Anxo Carro 18th 1992–93 2012–13
Málaga[d] Málaga La Rosaleda 3rd 1998–99 2018–19
Mirandés Miranda de Ebro Anduva 3rd in Segunda División B group 2 2012–13 2019–20
Numancia Soria Los Pajaritos 17th 1949–50 2009–10
Oviedo Oviedo Carlos Tartiere 8th 1929 2015–16
Ponferradina Ponferrada El Toralín 2nd in Segunda División B group 1 2006–07 2019–20
Racing Santander Santander El Sardinero 1st in Segunda División B group 2 1940–41 2019–20
Rayo Vallecano Madrid Vallecas 20th in La Liga 1956–57 2019–20
Sporting Gijón Gijón El Molinón 9th 1929 2017–18
Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife Heliodoro Rodríguez López 16th 1953–54 2013–14
Zaragoza Zaragoza La Romareda 15th 1934–35 2013–14

Segunda División B[edit]

Segunda División B teams 2019–20 season[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
division
First season of
current spell in
division
Atlético Baleares Palma Son Malferit 1st in group 3 1977–78 2010–11
Atlético Madrid B[e] Madrid Cerro del Espino 3rd 1992–93 2017–18
Celta Vigo B Vigo Barreiro 16th 1992–93 2013–14
Coruxo Vigo O Vao 10th 2010–11 2010–11
Getafe B Getafe Ciudad Deportiva 1st in Tercera División group 7 2010–11 2019–20
Ibiza[f] Ibiza Municipal de Can Misses 6th in group 4 2018–19 2018–19
Internacional Madrid Polideportivo 14th 2018–19 2018–19
Langreo Langreo Ganzábal 9th in group 2 1977–78 2018–19
Las Palmas Atlético Las Palmas Anexo Gran Canaria 15th 1977–78 2017–18
Las Rozas Las Rozas Navalcarbón 2nd in Tercera División group 7 2019–20 2019–20
Marino Luanco Luanco Miramar 2nd in Tercera División group 2 1996–97 2019–20
Oviedo B Oviedo El Requexón 5th in group 2 1988–89 2018–19
Peña Deportiva Santa Eulària des Riu Municipal de Santa Eulària 1st in Tercera División group 11 1993–94 2019–20
Pontevedra Pontevedra Pasarón 6th 1977–78 2015–16
Racing Ferrol Ferrol A Malata 1st in Tercera División group 1 1977–78 2019–20
Rayo Majadahonda Majadahonda Cerro del Espino 19th in Segunda División 1997–98 2019–20
Real Madrid Castilla Madrid Alfredo Di Stéfano 4th 1977–78 2014–15
San Sebastián de los Reyes San Sebastián de los Reyes Nuevo Matapiñonera 8th 1987–88 2016–17
Sporting Gijón B Gijón Mareo 11th in group 2 1979–80 2017–18
UD Melilla[g] Melilla Álvarez Claro 3rd in group 4 1987–88 1987–88

Group 2[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
division
First season of
current spell in
division
Alavés B Vitoria-Gasteiz José Luis Compañón 3rd in Tercera División group 4 1999–2000 2019–20
Amorebieta Amorebieta-Etxano Urritxe 8th 2011–12 2011–12
Arenas Getxo Gobela 15th 1979–80 2015–16
Athletic Bilbao B Bilbao Lezama 6th 1977–78 2016–17
Barakaldo Barakaldo Lasesarre 4th 1979–80 2012–13
Burgos[h] Burgos El Plantío 13th in group 1 1997–98 2013–14
Calahorra Calahorra La Planilla 10th 1988–89 2018–19
Cultural Leonesa León Reino de León 5th in group 1 1977–78 2018–19
Guijuelo Guijuelo Guijuelo 7th in group 1 2004–05 2006–07
Haro Haro El Mazo 1st in Tercera División group 16 2004–05 2019–20
Izarra Estella-Lizarra Merkatondoa 13th 1990–91 2015–16
Leioa Leioa Sarriena 7th 2014–15 2014–15
Osasuna B Pamplona Tajonar 1st in Tercera División group 15 1982–83 2019–20
Real Sociedad B San Sebastián Zubieta 12th 1980–81 2010–11
Real Unión Irun Gal 16th 1977–78 2010–11
Salamanca[i] Salamanca Helmántico 12th in group 1 2018–19 2018–19
Tudelano Tudela Ciudad de Tudela 14th 1977–78 2012–13
UD Logroñés[j] Logroño Las Gaunas 2nd 2009–10 2009–10
Unionistas[i] Salamanca Pistas del Helmántico 9th in group 1 2018–19 2018–19
Valladolid B Valladolid Anexos José Zorrilla 11th in group 1 1991–92 2014–15

Group 3[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
division
First season of
current spell in
division
Andorra Encamp[k] Prada de Molès Divisiones Regionales 1980–81 2019–20
Atlético Levante Valencia Buñol 11th 2004–05 2018–19
Badalona Badalona Municipal de Badalona 7th 2004–05 2004–05
Barcelona B Barcelona Mini Estadi 8th 1977–78 2018–19
Castellón Castellón de la Plana Nou Castàlia 15th 1994–95 2018–19
Cornellà Cornellà de Llobregat Nou Camp 4th 2014–15 2014–15
Ebro Zaragoza La Almozara 9th 2014–15 2014–15
Ejea Ejea de los Caballeros Municipal de Ejea 14th 2018–19 2018–19
Espanyol B Cornellà de Llobregat Dani Jarque 5th 1995–96 2018–19
Gimnàstic Tarragona Nou Estadi 20th in Segunda División 1978–79 2019–20
Hércules Alicante José Rico Pérez 2nd 1988–89 2014–15
La Nucía La Nucía Camilo Cano 2nd in Tercera División group 6 2019–20 2019–20
Llagostera Llagostera Municipal de Llagostera 1st in Tercera División group 5 2011–12 2019–20
Lleida Esportiu Lleida Camp d'Esports 6th 2011–12 2011–12
Olot Olot Municipal d'Olot 10th 2013–14 2017–18
Orihuela[l] Orihuela Los Arcos 1st in Tercera División group 6 2002–03 2019–20
Prat El Prat de Llobregat Sagnier 4th in Tercera División group 5 2012–13 2019–20
Sabadell Sabadell Nova Creu Alta 12th 1983–84 2015–16
Valencia Mestalla Valencia Antonio Puchades 13th 1987–88 2011–12
Villarreal B Villarreal Mini Estadi 3rd 2007–08 2012–13

Group 4[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
First season in
division
First season of
current spell in
division
Algeciras Algeciras Nuevo Mirador 4th in Tercera División group 10 1977–78 2019–20
Atlético Sanluqueño Sanlúcar de Barrameda El Palmar 13th 1987–88 2018–19
Badajoz[m] Badajoz Nuevo Vivero 4th 2017–18 2017–18
Cádiz B Cádiz Puntales 1st in Tercera División group 10 2019–20 2019–20
Cartagena[n] Cartagena Cartagonova 2nd 1998–99 2012–13
Córdoba Córdoba Nuevo Arcángel 21st in Segunda División 1978–79 2019–20
Don Benito Don Benito Vicente Sanz 15th 1988–89 2018–19
Linense La Línea Municipal de La Línea 12th 1983–84 2011–12
Marbella Marbella Municipal de Marbella 7th 2003–04 2014–15
Mérida[o] Mérida Romano 1st in Tercera División group 14 2015–16 2019–20
Murcia Murcia Nueva Condomina 11th 1992–93 2014–15
Recreativo Huelva Nuevo Colombino 1st 1990–91 2014–15
Recreativo Granada[p] Granada Miguel Prieto 14th 2013–14 2013–14
San Fernando San Fernando Iberoamericano 8th 2012–13 2016–17
Sevilla Atlético Seville Jesús Navas 10th 1977–78 2018–19
Talavera de la Reina Talavera de la Reina El Prado 9th 2015–16 2017–18
UCAM Murcia Murcia La Condomina 5th 2012–13 2017–18
Villarrobledo Villarrobledo Nuestra Señora de la Caridad 3rd in Tercera División group 18 2019–20 2019–20
Villarrubia Villarrubia de los Ojos Nuevo Municipal 2nd in Tercera División group 18 2019–20 2019–20
Yeclano Yecla La Constitución 1st in Tercera División group 13 2010–11 2019–20

Tercera División[edit]

Women's[edit]

Primera División 2018–19 season[edit]

Team Home city Stadium Stadium capacity
Athletic Club Bilbao Lezama 1,500
Atlético Madrid Madrid Cerro del Espino 3,500
Barcelona Barcelona Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper 1,000
Espanyol Barcelona Ciutat Esportiva Dani Jarque 1,500
Fundación Albacete Albacete Ciudad Deportiva Andrés Iniesta 3,000
Granadilla Tenerife Sur Granadilla de Abona Estadio Francisco Suárez 2,000
Levante Valencia El Terrer 1,000
Logroño Logroño Las Gaunas 16,000
Madrid San Sebastián de Los Reyes Nuevo Matapiñonera 5,000
Málaga Málaga José Gallardo 7,616
Rayo Vallecano Madrid Ciudad Deportiva Rayo Vallecano 1,000
Real Betis Seville Ciudad Deportiva Luis del Sol 2,000
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Zubieta 2,500
Sevilla Seville Jesús Navas 6,000
Sporting de Huelva Huelva El Conquero 1,000
Valencia Valencia Ciudad Deportiva de Paterna 4,000

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Played every season in La Liga.
  2. ^ The former Agrupación Deportiva Almería played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1978–79 season. The current Unión Deportiva Almería did it in the 1995–96 season.
  3. ^ The former Club de Fútbol Extremadura played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1954–55 season. The current Extremadura Unión Deportiva did it in the 2018–19 season.
  4. ^ The former Club Deportivo Málaga played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1934–35 season. The current Málaga Club de Fútbol did it in the 1998–99 season.
  5. ^ The former Reyfra Atlético Club played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1977–78 season. The current Atlético Madrid B did it in the 1992–93 season.
  6. ^ The former Societat Esportiva Eivissa-Ibiza played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 2007–08 season. The current Unión Deportiva Ibiza did it in the 2018–19 season.
  7. ^ Not to be confused with Melilla CD which currently plays in Tercera División.
  8. ^ After the dissolution of the original Burgos Club de Fútbol which first played in Segunda División B in the 1982–83 season, two successors rose: A new Burgos Club de Fútbol S.A.D. was founded with the same name, and the former Gimnástica Burgalesa Club de Fútbol changed its name to the current Real Burgos Club de Fútbol which currently plays in Tercera División. The clubs first played in the division in the 1997–98 and 1985–86 seasons respectively.
  9. ^ a b In 2013, after the dissolution of the original Unión Deportiva Salamanca which first played in Segunda División B in the 1985–86 season, three successors rose at once: Salamanca Athletic Club, Club Deportivo Club de Fútbol Salmantino (adopting the original Salamanca's reserve team's name) and Unionistas de Salamanca Club de Fútbol. Salamanca Athletic was never registered to play in any RFEF competition, causing its disappearance in 2016. Salmantino went through two name changes before adopting its present identity, changing to Club de Fútbol Salmantino in 2017 and finally, Salamanca Club de Fútbol in 2018. Unionistas remained unchanged for the teams' Segunda División B debuts coming in the same 2018–19 season. All of the mentioned teams shared the same Helmántico Stadium stadium and facilities during their existence.
  10. ^ Not to be consfused with SD Logroñés which currently plays in Tercera División.
  11. ^ Located in Andorra.
  12. ^ The former Orihuela Deportiva Club de Fútbol played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1984–85 season. The current Orihuela Club de Fútbol did it in the 2002–03 season.
  13. ^ The former Club Deportivo Badajoz played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1977–78 season. The current Club Deportivo Badajoz 1905 did it in the 2017–18 season.
  14. ^ After the dissolution of the original Cartagena Club de Fútbol in 1952, the local Cartagenera Football Club renamed to Unión Deportiva Cartagenera and a new Fútbol Club Cartaganova was founded in 1995. Cartagenera changed its name twice: To Club Deportivo Cartagena in 1961 and to Cartagena Fútbol Club in 1974, its present-day name; the club went on to become the reserve team of the newer Fútbol Club Cartagena two times from 2002 to 2014, going back and forth from an independent club to a B-team. Club Deportivo Cartagena also went through a name change in 2003 where it adopted its latest name of Fútbol Club Cartagena. Cartagena Fútbol Club debuted in Segunda División B in the 1980–81 season while the newer Fútbol Club Cartagena did it in the 1998–99 season.
  15. ^ In 2000, after the dissolution of the original Club Polideportivo Mérida which debuted in Segunda División B in the 1980–81 season, its reserve team Mérida Promesas took over as the main club in the city and renamed as Mérida Unión Deportiva, they went on to firstly play in Segunda B during the 2001–02 season. After this club's disappearance, another club was founded in its place, this one called Mérida Asociación Deportiva which still stands today and debuted in the division in the 2015–16 season. All of the mentioned clubs shared the same Estadio Romano during their existence.
  16. ^ Formerly known as Granada Club de Fútbol B, changed to Club Recreativo Granada in 2018.

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